Tag Archives: Rule 5.1

Requirements for Confidential Treatment of Chancery Court Filings

A recent Court of Chancery decision explains the prerequisites that must be satisfied to obtain court approval to prohibit the public from viewing documents filed with the court. In The Chemours Co. v. DowDuPont, Inc., C.A. No. 2019-0351-SG (Del. Ch. June 7, 2019), the court denied a motion for confidential treatment and explained why the requirements of Rule … Continue Reading

Chancery Interprets New Confidentiality Rule to Require Disclosure of Documents Filed with Court

Horres v. Chick-fil-A, Inc., C.A. No. 5530-VCL (Del. Ch. Mar. 27, 2013). Why this case is noteworthy. This letter ruling is the first decision that interprets the new Court of Chancery Rule 5.1 that became effective on Jan. 1, 2013 and governs those documents that the Court will maintain as confidential and those that the … Continue Reading