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22 May 2012, 5:30 pm by Colin O'Keefe
Before we jump into the roundup, just want to point out some solid content over on LXBN: we have a roundtable recapping all the insight from LXBN authors on the NLRB “quickie” election rules being struck down and an LXBN TV with Francis Pileggi explaining how blogging changed the practice of corporate law. [read post]
3 Aug 2009, 9:16 pm
Francis Pileggi offers up a very informative post on a panel discussion at the ABA Annual meeting, in which he mentions in passing that prominent Delaware lawyer "Kurt Heyman added that in the Rule 12(b)(6) context, the court will take judicial notice of a Section 102(b)(7) provision in the corporation's charter to  the effect that the directors are protected from claims for a breach of the duty of care. [read post]
31 Oct 2022, 3:15 am by John Jenkins
Francis Pileggi recently provided a reminder about one of them: The Delaware Court of Chancery prefers “stockholder” as the term uniformly used in the Delaware General Corporation Law for those owning a corporation, though in the past, especially prior to the 2010 DGCL amendments, there were inconsistent references–and court decisions in the past have not always been scrupulous in observing the distinction. [read post]
13 Sep 2010, 5:30 am by Maxwell Kennerly
[UPDATE: Francis Pileggi has his take (courtesy of a guest blogger), as does Steven Davidoff at DealBook.] [read post]
11 Feb 2023, 6:30 am
The following post is based on Professor Cunningham’s address delivered as the 37th Annual Francis G. [read post]
11 Feb 2023, 6:30 am
The following post is based on Professor Cunningham’s address delivered as the 37th Annual Francis G. [read post]
4 Aug 2009, 7:19 am
Francis Pileggi reports on what sounds like a very interesting panel at the ABA annual meeting, in which there was discussion of the Delaware Supreme Court's decision in  Gantler v. [read post]
27 Apr 2011, 5:00 am by J Robert Brown Jr.
  The commentary so far has been filled with accolades (see the comments by Francis Pileggi and Steve Bainbridge) and they are deserved. [read post]
1 Sep 2010, 6:09 pm by Larry Ribstein
The ever helpful Francis Pileggi brings us news of the Delaware Chancery Court’s recent decision in Lola Cars International Ltd. v. [read post]
11 Aug 2009, 5:00 am
  Francis Pileggi at the Delaware Corporate and Commercial Litigation Blog has listed the seven folks who have apparently applied for the position. [read post]
2 Jan 2024, 4:57 pm by Steve Bainbridge
Calculating Damages Where the Breach of Fiduciary Duty Involves a Flawed Process: What Happens if There is Unfair Dealing but the Price is Fair Tweeting with Ann Lipton re What Happens if there is Unfair Dealing but a Fair Price It now has an answer from the Delaware Chancery Court (HT: Andrew Czerkawski on Francis Pileggi's blog): Minority shareholders of a former publicly traded telecommunications company brought suit in the Delaware Court of Chancery, alleging the… [read post]
11 Aug 2017, 6:00 am by Doug Cornelius
Fiduciary Duty Claims of Start-up Co-Founder Denied by Francis Pileggi in Delaware Corporate & Commercial Litigation Blog A recent Delaware Court of Chancery opinion analyzed claims that are not uncommon: one of two founders of a start-up, that failed to launch, claimed that the other co-founder breached fiduciary duties by launching another start-up venture with a third-party who then pursued the business plan of the original start-up, but without… [read post]
11 Aug 2017, 6:00 am by Doug Cornelius
Fiduciary Duty Claims of Start-up Co-Founder Denied by Francis Pileggi in Delaware Corporate & Commercial Litigation Blog A recent Delaware Court of Chancery opinion analyzed claims that are not uncommon: one of two founders of a start-up, that failed to launch, claimed that the other co-founder breached fiduciary duties by launching another start-up venture with a third-party who then pursued the business plan of the original start-up, but without… [read post]
1 May 2023, 12:37 pm by Francis Pileggi
Pileggi, “Fifth Circuit Orders Recusal of Trial Judge,” The Bencher (July/August 2011); Francis G.X. [read post]