Delaware stockholders and directors have an important tool in their arsenal to obtain information from a Delaware corporation: Section 220 of the Delaware General Corporation Law (“DGCL”). The statute confers standing upon stockholders or directors to demand inspection of the books and records of a Delaware corporation. 8 Del. C. § 220. This post will
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Delaware Judiciary Extends Judicial Emergency, Delaware Courts Remain in Phase 2
On December 30, 2020, the Delaware Supreme Court extended the current judicial emergency for an additional 30 days, effective January 4, 2021. The Chief Justice of the Delaware Supreme Court issued Administrative Order No. 15 memorializing the same.
Previously, on October 5, 2020, the Delaware Courts had moved to a modified Phase 3 of the…
Delaware Judiciary Extends Emergency Until Oct. 5, 2020; Unveils Plan to Resume Trials In October
On Friday, September 4, 2020, the Delaware Supreme Court released a plan to restart jury trials in October, 2020, while extending the current judicial emergency an additional 30 days until October 5, 2020. The Chief Justice likewise issued Administrative Order No. 10 memorializing the same.
According to the notice, the resumption of jury trials…
Delaware Judicial Emergency Extended for Another 30 Days
Today, the Chief Justice of the Delaware Supreme Court issued Administrative Order No. 9, which extends Delaware’s Judicial Emergency for another 30 days, effective August 7, 2020. Per the Administrative Order, the Delaware courts will continue to operate under Phase 2.
Citing the “national trend of increasing virus spread, new quarantine requirements by other…
Delaware 2020 Bar Exam Cancelled; Applicants to Practice Law on Limited Basis
In light of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, the Delaware bar exam has been cancelled this year, according to an announcement by the Court issued on July 24, 2020. The bar examination, usually scheduled in late July, had previously been rescheduled to September 9th to 11th.
Pursuant to the announcement, in lieu of the bar exam,…