• In re Physiotherapy Holdings, Inc.

    Practice Area: Bankruptcy|Business Torts
    Industry: Health Care
    Date Filed: 2017-11-15 00:00:00:000
    Court: U.S. Bankruptcy Court
    Judge: Judge Gross
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: N/A
    for defendant: N/A

    Docket Number: D67939

    Bankruptcy court determined that: 1) recovery for a fraudulent transfer is not capped by the amount of the creditor claims; 2) a result which allowed a defendant who engaged in a fraudulent transfer to keep most or all of the transferred money was inequitable; 3) a trustee may avoid a transfer beyond the extent necessary to satisfy a creditors claim; and 4) if the litigation trustee was successful, the court found no windfall to the creditors from recovery in the fraudulent transfer action.

  • A. Schulman, Inc. v. Citadel Plastic Holdings, LLC

    Practice Area: Business Torts|Civil Procedure|Contracts
    Industry:
    Date Filed: 2017-11-15 00:00:00:000
    Court: Court of Chancery
    Judge: Vice Chancellor Laster
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Paul J. Lockwood, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, LLP, Wilmington, DE, attorney for plaintiff
    for defendant: David E. Ross, Eric D. Selden, and Nicholas D. Mozal, Aronstam & Moritz LLP, Wilmington, DE, attorneys for defendants.

    Docket Number: D67934

    Defendants motion for stay after several defendants receipt of subpoenas in criminal investigation denied where lack of pending indictments meant that plaintiffs and the publics interest in civil action proceeding to trial outweighed remote possibility of prejudice to defendants in any future criminal proceedings.

  • Raytheon Co. v. BAE Sys. Tech. Solutions & Serv. Inc.

    Practice Area: Contractual Disputes
    Industry: Health Care
    Date Filed: 2017-11-15 00:00:00:000
    Court: Delaware Superior Court
    Judge: Judge Wallace
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Jack B. Jacobs, Mark D. Hopson, Gordon D. Todd and Daniel J. Feith for plaintiff
    for defendant: John A. Sensing, Matthew F. Davis, Jesse L. Noa, Gregory M. Williams, Richard W. Smith and Katherine C. Campbell for defendant.

    Docket Number: D67941

    Plaintiffs breach of contract claim was dismissed because the contract specifically allowed defendant to ter-minate if doing so was in its best interest.

  • Greenstar IH REP, LLC v. Tutor Perini Corp.

    Practice Area: Contracts|Mergers and Acquisitions
    Industry: Construction
    Date Filed: 2017-11-15 00:00:00:000
    Court: Court of Chancery
    Judge: Vice Chancellor Slights
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Kenneth J. Nachbar, Lauren Neal Bennett, Ira Lee Sorkin and Amit Sondhi for plaintiffs
    for defendant: Brian C. Ralston, Aaron R. Sims, Kwesi Atta-Krah, Nomi L. Castle and Matthew J. Luce for defendant.

    Docket Number: D67937

    The unambiguous terms of a merger agreement required the payment of earn-out consideration after pre-tax profit reports became binding.

  • BioVeris Corp. v. Meso Scale Diagnostics, LLC

    Practice Area: Civil Procedure
    Industry: Biotechnology|Health Care
    Date Filed: 2017-11-15 00:00:00:000
    Court: Court of Chancery
    Judge: Vice Chancellor Montgomery-Reeves
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Joel Friedlander and Christopher M. Foulds, Friedlander & Gorris, P.A., Wilmington, DE; Nancy J. Sennett, James T. McKeown, and Eric L. Maassen, Foley & Larnder LLP, Milwaukee, WI, attorneys for plaintiff
    for defendant: David E. Ross and Bradley R. Aronstam, Ross Aronstam & Moritz LLP, Wilmington, DE; Mark C. Hansen, Michael J. Guzman, Joshua Hafenbrack, and Hilary P. Gerzhoy, Kellogg, Hansen, Todd, Figel & Frederick, PLLC, Washington, DC, attorneys for defendants.

    Docket Number: D67935

    Plaintiffs claim for breach of settlement barred by laches where plaintiff failed to bring claim within analogous statute of limitations, and no extraordinary circumstances were present to excuse plaintiffs delay in bringing its action.

  • Mooney v. Pioneer Natural Resources Co.

    Practice Area: Business Torts
    Industry: Energy|Investments and Investment Advisory
    Date Filed: 2017-11-08 00:00:00:000
    Court: Delaware Superior Court
    Judge: Judge Cooch
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: N/A
    for defendant: William M. Lafferty, Susan W. Waesco, Richard Li, Kevin T. Abikoff and Benjamin Britz for defendant.

    Docket Number: D67931

    Plaintiffs allegations regarding fraud were conclusory and did not put defendant on notice of the precise misconduct with which it was charged, nor did plaintiff adequately plead facts related to his claimed financial loss.

  • In re Good Technology. Corp. Stockholder Litig.

    Practice Area: Corporate Entities|Corporate Governance
    Industry: Technology Media and Telecom
    Date Filed: 2017-11-08 00:00:00:000
    Court: Court of Chancery
    Judge: Vice Chancellor Laster
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Joel Friedlander, Jeffrey M. Gorris, and Christopher P. Quinn, Friedlander & Gorris, P.A., Wilmington, DE; Randall J. Barron, A. Rick Atwood, and Esther Lee, Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd LLP, San Diego, CA, attorneys for plaintiffs
    for defendant: Peter J. Walsh, Jr., Frank R. Martin, and Travis R. Dunkelberger, Potter Anderson & Corroon LLP, Wilmington, DE; William M. Lafferty, Ryan D. Stottman, and Alexandra M. Cumings, Morris, Nichols, Arsht & Tunnell LLP, Wilmington, DE; Edward B. Micheletti, Alyssa S. O'Connell, Sarah Runnells Martin, and Lauren N. Rosenello, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, Wilmington, DE, attorneys for defendants.

    Docket Number: D67927

    Submitting disputes to sole authority and exclusive jurisdiction of neutral party indicated parties intent to submit to arbitration, and designated neutral with conflicts of interest had authority to rule on procedural matters of appointing alternate arbiter.

  • Jaroslawicz v. M&T Bank Corp.

    Practice Area: Class Actions|Corporate Governance|Mergers and Acquisitions
    Industry: Financial Services and Banking
    Date Filed: 2017-11-08 00:00:00:000
    Court: U.S. District Court of Delaware
    Judge: District Judge Andrews
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Francis J. Murphy, Jr., Jonathan L. Parshall, Laurence D. Paskowitz, Deborah R. Gross and Roy Jacobs for plaintiffs
    for defendant: John C. Cordrey, George T. Conway III, Bradley R. Wilson and Jordan L. Pietzsch for M&T Bank de-fendants; Kevin R. Shannon, Tracy Richelle High and Christen M. Martosella for Hudson Bank de-fendants.

    Docket Number: D67929

    Plaintiffs in a class action suit failed to demonstrate that a proxy statement issued in connection with a merger transaction was misleading. Motion to dismiss granted, without prejudice.

  • MiiCs & Partners America, Inc. v. Toshiba Corp.

    Practice Area: Intellectual Property
    Industry: Electronics|Hardware
    Date Filed: 2017-11-08 00:00:00:000
    Court: U.S. District Court of Delaware
    Judge: District Judge Andrews
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Dennis James Butler, John David Simmons, Stephen E. Murray, Keith A. Jones, Aaron Robert Ettelman, Frederick Tecce and Bryon T. Wasserman for plaintiffs
    for defendant: Robert W. Mallard, Clinton L. Conner, David Tseng and Paul T. Meiklejohn for Toshiba defendants; Benjamin J. Schladweiler, Nicholas D. Mozal, Dennies Varughese, John C. Rozendaal, Michael E. Jof-fre, Jonathan Turminaro, Daniel J. Bernard, William H. Milliken, Stephanie M. Nguyen, Zhiwei Zou, Jean Paul Y. Nagashima and Takaaki Nagashima for defendants Funai; Adam Wyatt Poff, Pilar, G. Kraman, Kevin B. Collins, Jared R. Frisch, David A. Garr, Christopher Higby, Jeffrey H. Lerner, Robert T. Halsam, Chang Sik Kim and Scott Schrader for intervenor.

    Docket Number: D67930

    Defendants in this patent matter demonstrated no literal infringement by their semiconductor products.

  • Gramercy Emerging Markets Fund v. Allied Irish Banks, P.L.C.

    Practice Area: Civil Procedure|Commercial Law
    Industry: Financial Services and Banking|Investments and Investment Advisory
    Date Filed: 2017-11-08 00:00:00:000
    Court: Delaware Superior Court
    Judge: Judge Strine
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Stephen B. Brauerman and Sara E. Bussiere, Bayard, P.A., Wilmington, DE; Sean F. O'Shea, Michael E. Petrella, Amanda L. Devereux, and Brian B. Alexander, Boies Schiller Flexner LLP, New York, NY, attorneys for appellants
    for defendant: Kevin R. Shannon and Christopher N. Kelly, Potter Anderson & Corroon LLP, Wilmington, DE; Walter C. Carlson and Elizabeth Y. Austin, Sidley Austin LLP, Chicago, IL; Kenneth J. Nachbar and Ryan D. Stottman, Morris, Nichols, Arsht & Tunnell LLP, Wilmington, DE; Christopher Landau, Kirkland & Ellis LLP, Washington, DE; Brian D. Sieve and Jessica L. Staiger, Kirkland & Ellis LLP, Chicago, IL; Jeremy M. Feigenbaum, Kirkland & Ellis LLP, New York, NY, attorneys for appellees.

    Docket Number: D67926

    Evaluating dismissal of a case on forum non conveniens grounds, previously dismissed by another jurisdiction on forum non conveniens grounds as well, required balanced application of forum non conveniens standards under the Cryo-Maid holding.

  • Hearn v. Tote Services, Inc.

    Practice Area: Civil Procedure|Contractual Disputes|Employment Litigation
    Industry: Transportation
    Date Filed: 2017-11-01 00:00:00:000
    Court: Delaware Superior Court
    Judge: Judge Cooch
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Laurence V. Cronin for plaintiff
    for defendant: Peter B. Ladig, Meghan A. Adams, John R. Fornaciari and Thomas E. Hogan for defendant.

    Docket Number: D67921

    This breach of contract matter was governed by the law of another state because it had the most significant relationship to the parties agreement.