NEW: Skadden discusses recent Delaware decisions addressing breach of fiduciary duty claims involving allegations that an independent but “supine” board was misled by a conflicted fiduciary in Delaware Decisions Highlight Pleading Requirements for Fiduciary Duty Claims in the Face of Disinterested Director Approval.
NEW: Skadden discusses recent Delaware decisions addressing the “ab initio” requirement under M&F Worldwide, to shift the standard of review applicable to controlling stockholder transactions from entire fairness to business judgment in Recent MFW-Related Developments in Delaware Courts.
Law360 summarizes significant Delaware corporate law decisions issued in the first half of 2020 in Top Delaware Cases Of 2020: A Midyear Report.
Freshfields discusses Delaware case law involving insiders who sought to aid a financially-struggling company but were later challenged by other stockholders for engaging in flawed and unfair processes, and missteps to be avoided when seeking financing or considering downside exits for distressed companies in Navigating Strategic Alternatives in Distressed Scenarios: Takeaways for Boards.
White & Williams discusses Delaware case law addressing fiduciary duties owed creditors and oversight liability in Board of Directors Guidance When Addressing Emergency Circumstances Occasioned by the COVID-19 Pandemic.
Francis Pileggi highlights key topics from a number of recent Delaware Supreme Court and Court of Chancery decisions from January and February 2020 in Anthology of Blurbs About Recent Delaware Corporate and Commercial Decisions.
$$$ Francis Pileggi and co-authors review important Delaware court decisions during the year 2019 in 15th Annual Review of Key Delaware Corporate and Commercial Decisions.
Bloomberg Law reviews its choices for the top five Delaware corporate law decisions for the years 2010-2019 in Top Five Delaware Corporate Law Rulings of the Last Decade.
Farrel Fritz reviews the top ten New York “business divorce” decisions that it reported during the year 2019 in Top Ten Business Divorce Cases of 2019.
Fried Frank discusses developments in the concept of corporate purpose, M&A sale processes, Delaware case law, M&A agreements, stockholder activism, and other topics during the year 2019 in Fried Frank Discusses Where Things Stand at Year-End 2019.
[$$$] Law360 reviews 2019 corporate case law developments in Delaware State and Federal Courts in The Biggest Delaware Cases Of 2019.