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Fast Action at the Delaware Supreme Court Keeps Business On Track

Date Posted: 2/14/2014

The Delaware Supreme Court made headlines last fall when it reversed a Delaware Chancery Court decision and allowed an $8.2 billion stock transaction between two Fortune 500 companies to move forward. The court, understanding that a timely decision was critical to the companies’ ability to execute the deal, issued its decision only an hour after hearing […]

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Leo Strine Confirmed To Head Delaware Supreme Court

Date Posted: 1/30/2014

Yesterday, Chancellor Leo E. Strine was unanimously confirmed as the next Chief Justice of the Delaware Supreme Court.

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Delaware’s Business Courts: Litigation Leadership

Date Posted: 1/28/2014

Delaware’s continued preeminence in corporate law is contingent on not only the perception but the reality that the Delaware judiciary is engaged in principled decision making. Corporations should not turn away from courts as dispute-resolution mechanisms, and Delaware provides a blueprint for how to succeed in bringing corporations back to the courts.

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Governor Markell nominates Chancellor Leo Strine, Jr. to Chief Justice of Delaware Supreme Court

Date Posted: 1/8/2014

In an announcement earlier today, Governor Markell nominated Court of Chancery Chancellor Leo Strine, Jr. to Chief Justice of the Delaware Supreme Court. Here is part of Governor’s press announcement: Governor Markell today announced the nomination of Chancellor Leo E. Strine, Jr. to serve as the eighth Chief Justice of Delaware’s Supreme Court. If confirmed […]

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Mistakes Happen: New Delaware Law Helps Corporations Fix Defective Corporate Acts

Date Posted: 1/7/2014

Mistakes happen. But, the failure of a corporation to adhere strictly to the corporate processes or formalities required by its governing documents or Delaware law may go unnoticed for many years. Often, such errors are uncovered when the corporation is pursuing a transaction of significance and, once revealed, the errors prove difficult or prohibitively expensive to remedy. Effective April 1, 2014, Delaware provides two new paths that corporations may follow to make the correction of these hidden defects simpler and less expensive.

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