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Delaware Court Of Chancery Rules That Companies Cannot Require Litigation Of 1933 Act Claims In Federal Court
The Delaware Court of Chancery ruled today that Delaware corporations do not have the power to use charter or bylaw provisions to require that claims under the Securities Act of 1933
United States
28 Dec 2018
Supreme Court Rules That Securities Act Class Actions May Proceed In State Court
The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that class action plaintiffs can bring claims under the Securities Act of 1933 in either state or federal court.
United States
22 Mar 2018
Delaware Chancery Court Delivers Devastating Blow To Disclosure Settlements
A new decision makes clear that parties should no longer expect the Delaware Court of Chancery to approve broad settlements of M&A class actions based on supplemental proxy disclosures.
United States
27 Jan 2016
Delaware Chancery Court Rejects Allegations Assailing Independence Of VC Directors In Dismissing Derivative Suit
A recent Delaware Chancery Court decision dismissing derivative fiduciary duty claims has significance for public companies with board members who are associated with venture capital firms.
United States
7 Sep 2015
The Supreme Courtís Halliburton Decision: Reliance Can Still Be Presumed In Securities Class Actions, But Defendants May Now Rebut The Presumption At An Earlier Stage
The Supreme Court in Halliburton Co. v. Erica P. John Fund, Inc., declined an invitation to overrule the "fraud-on-the-market" presumption.
United States
25 Jun 2014
'Tis The Season: Proxy Statements And Litigation Challenges To Compensation Disclosures
Over the past several months, plaintiffs' lawyers have stepped up attacks on executive compensation disclosures in proxy statements.
United States
11 Dec 2012
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