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Second Circuit Ruling Advances Claim For Increased Support For Children In New York's Foster Care System
Almost a decade ago, Morrison & Foerster, acting pro bono, brought suit on behalf of the Adoptive and Foster Family Coalition of New York.
United States
10 May 2019
Delaware Supreme Court Upholds Lower Court's Material Adverse Effect Finding
As discussed in a prior client alert, on October 1, 2018, the Delaware Court of Chancery upheld a buyer's termination of a merger agreement and found that the target had suffered a material adverse
United States
13 Dec 2018
Delaware Court Of Chancery Finds A Material Adverse Event And Excuses Buyer From Obligation To Close In Akorn V. Fresenius Kabi AG
The frequently cited axiom of M&A litigation that no Delaware court has ever found a material adverse event (MAE) is no longer true. On October 1, 2018, the Court of Chancery (Laster, VC)...
United States
11 Oct 2018
What Part Did You Not Understand? Recent State-Court Decisions Require The U.S. Supreme Court To Address—Yet Again—The Constitutional Limits On Personal Jurisdiction
In its most recent decisions on personal jurisdiction, the Supreme Court has reiterated the distinction between general personal jurisdiction on the one hand and specific personal jurisdiction on the other.
United States
30 Jan 2017
New York Court Of Appeals Rejects More General Application Of Common-Interest Privilege In M&A Settings
New York's highest court has rejected an attempt to expand the state's common-interest doctrine, and reinstated the New York rule that the doctrine only applies in the context of actual or threatened litigation.
United States
30 Jun 2016
Don’t Bet On Finding Personal Jurisdiction Where The Injury Is Felt; The Supreme Court Further Restricts The Scope Of Specific Personal Jurisdiction: Walden v. Fiore
The unanimous opinion reversed the Ninth Circuit’s holding that Nevada had specific personal jurisdiction over an out-of-state defendant who had known the alleged harm would affect residents of Nevada.
United States
3 Mar 2014
The Supreme Court Curtails General Personal Jurisdiction Over Foreign Parent Corporations: Daimler AG V. Bauman
On January 14, 2014, the Supreme Court decided Daimler AG v. Bauman, No. 11-965—a closely watched personal jurisdiction case.
United States
21 Jan 2014
More Than Another Alien Tort Statute Case: The Supreme Court May Limit Personal Jurisdiction
On October 15, the Supreme Court heard oral argument in the first of two significant personal jurisdiction cases on the docket: DaimlerChrysler AG v. Bauman, No. 11-965 (cert. granted Apr. 22, 2013).
United States
28 Oct 2013
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