A recent Delaware decision is notable for two reasons. First, it provides an example of a relatively rare defamation finding in a decision by the Delaware Court of Chancery. In Laser Tone Business Systems, LLC v. Delaware Micro-Computer LLC, C.A. No. 2017-0439-TMR (Del. Ch. Jan. 17, 2020), the court granted damages in the amount
Chancery Praises Motion for Reargument Before Denying It
A recent Delaware Court of Chancery opinion is noteworthy for its many quotable judicial words of wisdom about motions for reargument pursuant to Rule 59(f). In Manti Holdings, LLC v. Authentix Acquisition Company, Inc., C.A. No. 2017-0887-SG (Del. Ch. Aug. 14, 2019), the court described a meritorious motion for reargument as a “useful tool…
Court Grants Motion for Reconsideration in Part
Mich II Holdings LLC v. Schron, C.A. No. 6840-VCP (Del. Ch. Aug. 7, 2012). A prior Chancery decision in this case was highlighted on these pages here.
Issue Addressed: Whether the standard for a motion for reargument under Rule 59(f) was satisfied.
Short Answer: Only in part.
Brief Overview: This is one…
Chancery Denies Motion for Reargument and Affirms Decision to Provide Equitable and Monetary Remedies for Breach of an Agreement to Negotiate in Good Faith
PharmAthene, Inc. v. SIGA Technologies, Inc., C.A. No. 2627-VCP (Del. Ch. Dec. 16, 2011), read opinion denying a motion for reargument here. The Court of Chancery’s original 117-page decision from September 2011 involving the award of damages for breach of an “agreement to negotiate in good faith” was highlighted on these pages here…
Chancery Denies Motion for Reargument and Explains Law of the Case Doctrine
Naughty Monkey LLC v. MarineMax Northeast LLC, C.A. No. 5095-VCN (Del. Ch. Dec. 20, 2011). This is the latest in a series of decisions by the Court of Chancery involving these parties and their long running dispute over the purchase and sale of a very expensive boat. See highlights of prior decisions here and …
Chancery Denies a Motion for Reargument and Motion to Amend its Ruling
The Ravenswood Investment Company L.P. v. Winmill, C.A. No. 3730-VCN (Del. Ch. Nov. 30, 2011), read letter ruling here. A prior decision by the Delaware Court of Chancery in this case was highlighted on these pages here.
The Court addressed a motion for reargument under Rule 59(f), as well as Court…
Chancery Court Grants Limited Reargument of Metromedia Appraisal Decision
In Re Appraisal of Metromedia International Group, No.3351-CC (Del. Ch., April 28, 2009), read letter decision here.
Kevin Brady, a highly respected Delaware litigator, provides us with the benefit of his following review of this Delaware Chancery Court case:
Chancellor Chandler granted Petitioner’s Motion for Reconsideration of the Court’s April 16, 2009 post-trial appraisal decision…
Chancery Denied Reargument on Attorneys’ Fees
In Postorivo v. AG Paintball Holdings, Inc., 2008 Del. Ch. LEXIS 165 (Nov. 13, 2008), the Delaware Chancery Court denied reargument of a prior award of attorneys’ fees that limited the total amount payable. For more factual background, I refer you to my summaries of the three (3) prior decisions in this case that are available here.
Motion to Reconsider Must be Filed in Five (5) Days
Krupa v. Comprehensive Neuroscience, Inc., 2008 WL 2737766 (Del. Ch., June 30, 2008), read opinion here. In this short one-page letter decision, the court reminded the parties that there is a deadline for filing a motion to reconsider under Chancery Court Rule 59(f) of five days after the filing of the court’s opinion…