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Steady Steps Forward For Qatar
As the crisis between the GCC remains unresolved, the adverse impact of the crisis and the blockade on Qatar cannot be ignored.
3 Oct 2017
Chancery Court Dismisses Breach Of Contract Claim Due To Plaintiff's Failure To Proffer A Reasonable Construction Of Merger Agreement Provision
In Fortis Advisors LLC v. Shire US Holdings, Inc., No. 12147-VCS (Del. Ch. Aug. 9, 2017), the plaintiff, Fortis Advisors LLC, which was acting as representative (the "Representative") for the former stockholders...
United States
28 Sep 2017
Chancery Court Dismisses Stockholders' Breach Of Fiduciary Duty And Aiding And Abetting Claims Relating To Stock-For-Stock Merger
In In re MeadWestvaco Stockholders Litigation, the defendants moved to dismiss class action claims brought by stockholders of MeadWestvaco Corporation for breach of fiduciary duty and aiding and abetting claims...
United States
28 Sep 2017
Chancery Court Holds That Express Merger Provisions Prevail Over Alleged Extra-Contractual Misrepresentations
In Sparton Corporation v. Joseph F. O'Neil et al., the Delaware Court of Chancery granted the defendants' motion to dismiss in its entirety because the plaintiff failed to state a claim for fraud and breach of contract.
United States
28 Sep 2017
General Counsel In The Age Of Disruption: The Power And Pitfalls Of External Partnerships
The complexity of today's business environment, especially the introduction of new technologies, means that companies can no longer rely on themselves to stay on the cutting edge.
United States
19 Sep 2017
Chancery Court Declines To Dismiss Fiduciary Claims Arising From A Self-Tender Offer
In Buttonwood Tree Value Partners L.P., et al. v. R.L. Polk & Co., Inc., et al., the Delaware Chancery Court denied, in part, a motion to dismiss claims for breach of the fiduciary duty of loyalty..
United States
18 Sep 2017
In Statutory Merger Appraisal Proceeding, Chancery Court Declines Use Of The Discounted Cash Flow Analysis To Determine Fair Value And Upholds Deal Price As Best Indicator Of Fair Value
In In Re Appraisal of PetSmart, Inc., C.A. No. 10782-VCS (Del. Ch. May 26, 2017), the Delaware Court of Chancery confirmed in a statutory appraisal proceeding that the fair value of the shares...
United States
4 Sep 2017
Elon Musk Acquires X.Com
Elon Musk has repurchased, a website he created 18 years ago in 1999, although his intentions for the purpose of the domain remain unclear.
United States
18 Aug 2017
ACCC And Crownbet Roll The Dice - Apply For Judicial Review Of Tabcorp/Tatts Merger Authorisation
On 10 July 2017, the ACCC applied to the Federal Court for judicial review of the Australian Competition Tribunal's determination to grant authorisation to Tabcorp Holdings Limited's proposed acquisition of Tatts Group Limited.
7 Aug 2017
Italian Small And Medium-Sized Enterprises To Tap Into Equity Crowdfunding
On June 15, 2017, the Italian Senate approved the conversion into law of Law Decree No. 50, dated April 24, 2017, whereby SMEs are given recourse to equity crowdfunding...
26 Jul 2017
Court Balks At Artful Pleading: Court Of Chancery Lacked Subject Matter Jurisdiction To Hear Action For Collection Of Debt
In Yu v. GSM Nation, LLC, C.A. No. 12293-VCMR (Del. Ch. July 7, 2017), the Court of Chancery dismissed the complaint for lack of subject matter jurisdiction.
United States
25 Jul 2017
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