delaware corporate litigation

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

The Delaware Court of Chancery, citing the milestone Corwin decision, recently dismissed a suit by Anaplan Inc. shareholders who claimed post-merger pact equity grants for some officers and directors cheated them out of $400

A recent Delaware Court of Chancery ruling is a gem, notwithstanding—or maybe because of—its brevity, that addresses the minimum allegations required to seek dissolution of a business entity, and deserves a place in the pantheon of Delaware decisions.  It presents itself to the world in the form of a short and humble Order that simply

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 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