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Miscellaneous Delaware Corporate and Commercial Practice Updates

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 of a … Continue Reading

Federal Court Imposes E-Discovery Costs on Losing Party Based on Rule 54

The recent decision in the case of In re Aspartame Antitrust Litigation from the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, No. 2:06-cv-01732-LDD (E.D. Pa. Oct. 5, 2011), read Order here, awarding more than $500,000 for the costs of e-discovery to the prevailing parties in an antitrust litigation matter, should be in the … Continue Reading