Litigation

Working Paper

22 November 2017

The Shifting Tides of Merger Litigation

In 2015, Delaware made several important changes to its laws concerning merger litigation. These changes, which were made in response to a perception that levels of merger litigation were too high and that a substantial proportion of...

Matthew Cain | Jill Fisch | Steven Davidoff Solomon | Randall Thomas
01 March 2020

The Paradox of Delaware’s “Tools at Hand” Doctrine: An Empirical Investigation

Much has been written on the subject of abusive shareholder litigation. The last decade has witnessed at first an increase and then a dramatic spike in such suits, primarily suits filed in connection with mergers and acquisitions....

James D. Cox | Kenneth J. Martin | Randall Thomas

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