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No Equitable Jurisdiction for This Declaratory Judgment Suit

A recent Delaware Court of Chancery opinion provides a reminder of the limited jurisdiction of Delaware’s court of equity and why not all suits for declaratory judgment satisfy the narrow subject matter jurisdiction of the Court of Chancery.  See Takeda Pharmaceuticals U.S.A., Inc. v. Genentech, Inc., C.A. No. 2018-0384-MTZ (Del. Ch. Mar. 26, 2019). Background: … Continue Reading

Chancery Applies Res Judicata and Judicial Estoppel to Bar Claims

Banet v. Fonds de Regulation et de Controle Cafe Cacao, C.A. No. 3742-CC (Del. Ch. March 12, 2010), read letter decision here. Prior Chancery decisions involving this matter have been highlighted on this blog here. The parties have also been engaged in extensive litigation in the New York courts. The latest iteration of this matter involves a declaratory judgment … Continue Reading