Chancery Court Updates

This post was prepared by Frank Reynolds, who has been following Delaware corporate law, and writing about it for various legal publications, for over 30 years.

The Delaware Court of Chancery recently granted a Sahara Enterprises Inc.  investor’s books-and-records demand to know how the allegedly underperforming investment company was being run after finding that the

This post was prepared by Frank Reynolds, who has been following Delaware corporate law, and writing about it for various legal publications, for over 30 years.

The Chancellor of the Delaware Court of Chancery recently presented a challenge to controller Jeffries Financial Group Inc.’s going-private acquisition of HomeFed Corporation because Jeffries negotiated the support of

The following article appeared in the July 8, 2020 issue of the Delaware Business Court Insider.

Designating Documents as Confidential and Requesting They Remain Confidential Insufficient to Avoid Waiver of Attorney-Client Privilege

The Delaware Court of Chancery recently held that a party waived attorney-client privilege by producing documents to a federal commission during the course

This post was prepared by Frank Reynolds, who has been following Delaware corporate law, and writing about it for various legal publications, for over 30 years.

The Delaware Court of Chancery recently rejected a creative theory of liability in a shareholder suit that claimed top NetSuite Inc. officers aided a breach of fiduciary duty by

Due to the relative lack of abundant, comprehensive case law analyzing the criteria the court will use to determine the amount of security deemed sufficient for purposes of satisfying DGCL Section 280 in connection with seeking court approval of a dissolution, and related distributions, the recent Court of Chancery decision in the matter of In

A recent Delaware Court of Chancery letter ruling determined the amount of a bond for an injunction entered in connection with a suit to enforce a non-competition agreement. The matter of Natera, Inc. v. Goddard, C. A. No. 2020-0371-KSJM (Del. Ch. June 15, 2020), deserves mention due to the relative lack of a robust body

This post was prepared by Frank Reynolds, who has been following Delaware corporate law, and writing about it for various legal publications, for over 30 years.

The Delaware Court of Chancery recently imposed additional sanctions on the controller of a chain of troubled senior care facilities who had repeatedly flouted orders to give a court-appointed