Delaware Court of Chancery
Shareholder Lawsuits Over M&A Deals Are Declining
With "disclosure-only" settlements falling out of favor with courts, fewer investors are suing companies for additional information on planned deals.
Dell Buyers Win Appeal in Appraisal Lawsuit
The Delaware Supreme Court says a trial judge erred in finding the $24 billion buyout of Dell did not represent "fair" market value.
Judge Says PE Firm Underpaid for DFC Global
The ruling is the second victory in as many months for shareholders who sued for an appraisal of their holdings in a takeover target.
Williams Cos. Fights for Energy Transfer Merger
Investors backed Williams' board, which is appealing a judge's ruling that Energy Transfer can walk away from the deal.
Delaware Judge Deals Blow to Shareholder Lawsuits
The decision in a suit challenging a takeover is "a nail in the coffin" of so-called disclosure settlements, an expert says.
Dole Buyout Case Attracts Scrutiny of Financial Projections
Other lawyers will assuredly try to mimic the Dole plaintiffs' claims in future lawsuits challenging merger and acquisition transactions.