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A recent Delaware Court of Chancery opinion explains several principles of Delaware law useful for corporate and commercial litigators alike. In ETC Northeast Field Services, LLC v. Muse, C.A. No. 2023-0249-MTZ (Del. Ch. May 31, 2024), the Vice Chancellor determined that laches prevented breach of fiduciary duty claims because to allow the claims would

Compared to what might be described as an epistemological analysis of some aspects of Delaware corporate law, this short post is a more practical tool for the toolbox of litigators who can benefit, on a substantive level, from enforcing strict compliance with procedural discovery rules. In the case styled: In re Delaware Public Schools Litigation

I often defer to the professoriate for scholarly reviews of lengthy Chancery decisions.  Professor Ann Lipton provides a review of the Caremark analysis in a recent 100-plus page Chancery decision that discussed a conflicted controller transaction with a problematic special committee.  The case is Firefighters’ Pension System v. Foundation Building Materials, C.A. No. 2022-0466-JTL

Frank Reynolds, who has been covering Delaware corporate decisions for various national publications for over 35 years, prepared this article.              

The full Delaware Supreme Court recently reversed the dismissal of a shareholder challenge to a private equity consortium’s acquisition of Inovalon HoldingsInc. after finding the cloud-based healthcare industry support provider’s directors did not fully

The recent Delaware Court of Chancery decision styled In re Columbia Pipeline Group, Inc. Merger Litigation, Cons. C.A. No. 2018-0484-JTL (Del. Ch. May 15, 2024), provides a mini-treatise on the titular topic, and a scholarly deep dive that includes a tour of nearly 40 years of Delaware corporate law on the tension between the contractual

A recent Delaware Court of Chancery decision addressed many Delaware legal precepts of importance in connection with claims by members in a web of related alternative entities, that have broad application for those involved in commercial and business litigation.

In the case styled Kuramo Capital Management, LLC v. Seruma, C.A. No.  2021-0323-KSJM (Del. Ch.

The Court of Chancery recently explained in the case styled In Re Harris FRC Corporation Merger and Appraisal Litigation, No. 2019-0736-JTL (Del. Ch. Feb. 19, 2024), the difference between the attorney/client privilege and a lawyer’s duty of confidentiality under Rule of Professional Conduct 1.6.

The titular topic was the subject of my latest

Frank Reynolds, who has been covering Delaware corporate decisions for various national publications for over 35 years, prepared this article.

The full Delaware Supreme Court recently revived part of an investor challenge to IAC/InterActive Corp’s spinoff of its internet dating subsidiary after finding that the deal that controller IAC imposed on minority shareholders did not