Skadden Discusses Delaware Trends Affecting M&A and Corporate Litigation

On February 20, 2019, Skadden held a webinar focused on a number of important developments in Delaware corporate law in 2018 and how such developments might affect M&A litigation in 2019. Specifically, the discussion focused on (i) the increasing importance of books and records demands and litigation under 8 Del. C. § 220, (ii) current trends in the stockholder ratification doctrines of Corwin1 and MFW,2 (iii) recent trends in appraisal litigation and (iv) a recent decision regarding forum selection clauses.

Below are high-level takeaways on each topic.

Books and Records Demands

Books and records demands are increasingly being … Read more