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Appraisal Rights Litigation Blog

Monthly Archives: April 2015

“Shareholder Litigation That Works”

Posted in Appraisal Arbitrage, Number of Appraisal Rights Filings, Record Date

Professors Korsmo and Myers have once again lauded the benefits of appraisal litigation and chastised its critics for pressuring the Delaware bar council to reconsider its recent decision not to limit or eliminate appraisal arbitrage.  In their latest piece, the authors reaffirm their findings that appraisal cases comprise that rare form of shareholder suit “where… Continue Reading

Deal Lawyers Lobby Delaware Bar to Reconsider Its Refusal to Limit or Eliminate Appraisal Arbitrage

Posted in Appraisal Arbitrage, Number of Appraisal Rights Filings, Record Date

As we’ve previously posted, the Corporation Council of the Delaware bar had taken up the question of whether to ban or curtail appraisal arbitrage, and more recently decided to take no such action after determining that the practice had no discernable negative effects on mergers and acquisitions and, if anything, continued to protect shareholder value. … Continue Reading