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MAKING SENSE OF DODD-FRANK

The Dodd-Frank Act has broad and deep implications that will touch every corner of financial services and multiple other industries. This site, developed and maintained by attorneys at Stinson Leonard Street, is dedicated to making sense of this complex legislation and helping businesses understand how it will affect them specifically. Our Bloggers »

Dodd-Frank M&A

Court Considers Interaction between Alleged Controlling Stockholder and Corwin

M&A In Re Rouse Properties, Inc. Fiduciary Litigation considers what the Delaware Court of Chancery describes as a pattern in the post-Corwin, post-MFW world. The pattern involves post-closing challenges to corporate acquisitions where a less-than-majority blockholder sits on either side of the transaction, but the corporation in which the blockholder owns shares does not recognize her […] Read more →

by   |   March 11, 2018

CEO’s Statements Preclude Reliance on Deal Price in Appraisal Proceeding

M&A The recent decisions by the Delaware Supreme Court regarding appraisal rights decisions in DFC and Dell provide that the appraisal statute requires that the trial judge must... Read more →

by   |   February 23, 2018

Delaware Supreme Court Finds Failure to Disclose Director Dissent in M&A Transaction Material

M&A The Delaware Supreme Court found the failure to disclose the Chairman of the Board’s dissent to a tender offer in a Schedule 14D-9 to be material in Appel v. Berkman.  The case... Read more →

by   |   February 20, 2018

Delaware Supreme Court Reverses Dell Appraisal Decision

M&A The Delaware Supreme Court has reversed the Court of Chancery’s appraisal decision in Dell, Inc. v. Magnestar Global Event Driven Master Fund Ltd. et al.  The Chancery Court... Read more →

by   |   December 14, 2017