This post is an aggregation of miscellaneous worthwhile Delaware corporate litigation developments that was easier to present as one post instead of multiple smaller posts:

1.     Case Law Regarding Importance of Formalities to Modify Pretrial Scheduling Orders:

A Delaware Supreme Court opinion of several years ago, highlighted on these pages, emphasized that informal extensions

In re: John Q. Hammons Hotels, Inc. Shareholder Litigation, Del. Ch., No. 758-CC (March 25, 2009), read letter decision here.

This Chancery Court ruling granted a motion to compel pursuant to Rule 26(b)(1)  for post-merger financial data. This case involved a shareholder class action arising out of a merger transaction. The court described the very broad