• In re: Se. Grocers, LLC

    Publication Date: 2018-09-19
    Practice Area: Bankruptcy
    Industry: Real Estate
    Court: U.S. Bankruptcy Court
    Judge: Judge Walrath
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Brett Hayward, Daniel J. DeFranceschi, Paul N. Heath, and Amanda R. Steele, Richards, Layton & Finger, P.A., Wilmington, DE; Ray C. Schrock, Matthew S. Barr, John P. Mastando III, and Sunny Singh, Weil, Gotshal & Manges, LLP, New York, NY; Matthre R. Chait and Sean M. Smith, Shutts & Bowen LLP, West Palm Beach, FL, attorneys for debtors
    for defendant: Frank E. Noyes, II, Wilmington, DE; Joyce A. Kuhns, Offit Kurman, P.A., Baltimore, MD, attorneys for objector.

    Case Number: D68288

    Gross sales for calculation of percentage rent included gross revenues generated by ancillary services offered through the store where such services fell within the broad definition of good and services included under gross sales.

  • Daskin v. Knowles

    Publication Date: 2018-09-19
    Practice Area: Family Law
    Industry:
    Court: Delaware Supreme Court
    Judge: Justice Vaughn
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Gretchen S. Knight, Jill Spevack Di Sciullo and Leslie B. Spoltore for husband
    for defendant: Patricks J. Boyer and Marie I. Crossley for wife.

    Case Number: D68289

    The family court improperly denied husband's motion to dismiss for lack of jurisdiction due to factual issues regarding wife's domicile.

  • In re: Culp

    Publication Date: 2018-09-19
    Practice Area: Bankruptcy
    Industry: Insurance | Real Estate
    Court: U.S. Bankruptcy Court
    Judge: Judge Shannon
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Peter Schaeffer, Jr., Avenue Law, Dover, DE, attorney for debtors
    for defendant: Charles A. Stanziale, Jr., McCarter & English, LLP, Newark, NJ; Matthew J. Rifino and Kate Roggio Buck, McCarter & English, LLP, Wilmington, DE, attorneys for trustee.

    Case Number: D68287

    Homeowners' insurance proceeds were part of property owners' bankruptcy estate because owners owned and were beneficiaries of the insurance policy, received the proceeds, and at all times held at least a contingent or residual interest in the proceeds.

  • State of Delaware v. Caudle

    Publication Date: 2018-09-19
    Practice Area: Criminal Law
    Industry:
    Court: Delaware Superior Court
    Judge: Judge Medinilla
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Matthew B. Frawley and Colleen E. Durkin for the state
    for defendant: F. Phillip Renzulli and Joseph M. Leager for defendant.

    Case Number: D68291

    A criminal defendant charged with murder at age 16 was not entitled to transfer the matter to family court, be-cause he had a history of escalating violent behavior and failed to comply with prior rehabilitative efforts.

  • Kravitz v. Samson Energy Co., LLC

    Publication Date: 2018-09-19
    Practice Area: Bankruptcy
    Industry: Energy
    Court: U.S. Bankruptcy Court
    Judge: Judge Shannon
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Christopher Shore and Michael J. Farnan for plaintiff
    for defendant: P. Sabin Willett, David M Stern and Michael R. Nestor for moving defendants.

    Case Number: D68290

    The bankruptcy court held that certain defendants fell within the scope of a broad release provision contained in the confirmed plan, so it granted summary judgment in favor of those defendants.

  • Temsa Ulasim Araclari Sanayi Ve Ticaret A.S. v. CH Bus Sales, LLC

    Publication Date: 2018-09-19
    Practice Area: Contractual Disputes
    Industry: Automotive
    Court: U.S. District Court of Delaware
    Judge: District Judge Andrews
    Attorneys: For plaintiff:
    for defendant:

    Case Number: D68292

    The court granted a motion for a temporary restraining order granted, in part, but held the motion for a pre-liminary injunction in abeyance.

  • United States of America v. Gibson

    Publication Date: 2018-09-19
    Practice Area: Criminal Law
    Industry:
    Court: U.S. District Court of Delaware
    Judge: District Judge Andrews
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Robert F. Kravetz, Lesley F. Wolf and Jamie M. McCall for the government
    for defendant: John S. Malik, Keneth M. Breen and John P. Nowak for defendant Gibson; Michael P. Kelly, Steven P. Wood, Geoffrey N. Rosamond and Andrew M. Lawler for defendant Harra; David Wilks, R. Stokes Nolte, Andrea S. Brooks and Thomas A. Foley for defendant North; Bartholomew J. Dalton, Ipek K. Medford, Andrew C. Dalton, Henry Klingeman and Helen Nau for defendant Rakowski.

    Case Number: D68293

    Sufficient evidence supported the jury's verdict that defendants violated various banking and securities laws.

  • State of Delaware ex rel. French v. Card Complaint, LLC

    Publication Date: 2018-09-12
    Practice Area: Business Torts | Deals and Transactions
    Industry: Retail | State and Local Government
    Court: Delaware Superior Court
    Judge: Judge Wallace
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Thomas E. Brown, Edward K. Black and Stephen G. MacDonald for the state
    for defendant: Stuart M. Grant, Mary S. Thomas, Laina M. Herbert and Vivek Upadhya for relator French; Stephen E. Jenkins, Catherine A. Gaul, Richard M. Zuckerman, Sean Cenawood, Kiran Patel and Catharine Luo for Card Compliant defendants; Kenneth J. Nachbar, Michael Houghton, Matthew R. Clark, Barnaby Grzaslewicz, Ethan D. Millar, J. Andrew Howard, William R. Mitchelson, Jr., Jason D. Popp, Colm F. Connolly, Jody C. Barillare, Gregory T. Parks, Ezra D. Church, Courtney McCormick, David S. Eagle, Mi-chael W. Yurkewicz, Martin I. Einstein, David Swetnam-Burland, Stacy O.Stitham, Brian M. Rostocki, Benjamin P. Chapple, Michael J. Wynne, David A. Rammelt, Brian E. Farnan, Shawn J. Organ and Josh-ua M. Feasel for additional defendants.

    Case Number: D68285

    Factual issues prevented summary judgment in this false claims matter, and defendants failed to establish ex-traordinary circumstances for disregarding the law of the case.

  • In Re Appraisal of Columbia Pipeline Grp., Inc.

    Publication Date: 2018-09-12
    Practice Area: Mergers and Acquisitions
    Industry: Energy
    Court: Court of Chancery
    Judge: Vice Chancellor Laster
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Stephen E. Jenkins, Andrew D. Cordo, Marie M. Degnan, Ashby & Geddes, P.A., Wilmington, DE; Marcus E. Montejo, Kevin H. Davenport, John G. Day, Prickett, Jones & Elliott, P.A., Wilmington, DE; Mark Lebovitch, Jeroen van Kwawegen, Christopher J. Orrico, John Vielandi, Bernstein Litowitz Berger & Grossmann LLP, New York, NY, attorneys for petitioners
    for defendant: Martin S. Lessner, James M. Yoch, Jr., Paul J. Loughman, Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor, LLP, Wilmington, DE; Brian J. Massengill, Linda X. Shi, Mayer Brown LLP, Chicago, IL, attorneys for respondent.

    Case Number: D68280

    Motion for continued confidential treatment of litigation records denied where moving party failed to demonstrate good cause to overcome the presumption in favor of the right of public access to judicial records.

  • Mesirov v. Enbridge Energy Co., Inc.

    Publication Date: 2018-09-12
    Practice Area: Corporate Governance | Deals and Transactions
    Industry: Energy
    Court: Court of Chancery
    Judge: Vice Chancellor Slights
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Joel Friedlander, Jeffrey M. Gorris, Christopher P. Quinn, Jessica Zeldin, Lawrence P. Eagel, Jeffrey H. Squire and David J. Stone for plaintiff
    for defendant: Thomas W. Briggs, Jr., Richard Li, Kevin C. Logue, Kevin P. Broughel, J. Jeanette Kang and Molly L. Leiwant for Enbridge Energy Co., Inc. defendants; Raymond J. DiCamillo, Sarah A. Galetta, Lisa A. Schmidt, Michael H. Steinberg, Lauren M. Cruz, Zachary A. Sarnoff and Penny Shane, Yuliya Neverova for Enbridge, Inc. defendants; T. Brad Davey, Matthew F. Davis, Jacqueline A. Rogers and Abby F. Rudzin for defendant Piper Jaffray & Co.

    Case Number: D68282

    The law of the case determined resolution of certain matters raised in defendants' motions to dismiss.