NEW: $$$ Francis Pileggi and Chauna Abner discuss Delaware case law addressing when claims for breach of fiduciary duty and claims for breach of contract can and cannot be simultaneously asserted in The Exception to Pursuing Both Contract and Fiduciary Claims.
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.
Cleary Gottlieb reviews Delaware case law developments during the year 2019 involving controlling stockholder transactions structured in accordance with M&F Worldwide, the duty of oversight, duties of activist investors, and books and records litigation.
Morris James summarizes significant decisions that changed or provided guidance on issues of Delaware corporate and commercial law in Delaware Corporate and Commercial Case Law 2019 Year in Review.
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.