confidentiality agreement

Martin Marietta Materials, Inc. v. Vulcan Materials Co., No. 254, 2012 (Del. Supr., July 12, 2012). Our blurb about the Supreme Court’s Order of May 31, 2012 in this case is available here. Highlights of the 138-page Court of Chancery opinion on these pages is available here.

Issue Presented

Whether a violation of a confidentiality

Vulcan Materials, Inc. v. Martin Marietta Materials, Inc., No. 254, 2010 (Del. May 31, 2012). This is a Delaware Supreme Court ruling after oral argument on May 31, 2012 involving the penalty imposed on a hostile bidder for breach of a confidentiality agreement entered into during amicable negotiations.

We previously highlighted the 138-page Chancery opinion