Law360 Publishes Akin Gump Analysis of Top Delaware Court Rulings for M&A Practitioners

Law360 has published the recent Akin Gump client alert “Top 5 Delaware Case Developments in 2013 for M&A Practitioners.”

The article lists the Delaware court rulings from last year having the greatest impact on M&A law. According to the authors, a group of attorneys from Akin Gump’s corporate practice, they are:

  • A new look at the standard of review in going-private mergers (the Business Judgment Rule)
  • Deal process considerations for target company boards
  • Validity and enforcement of forum selection clauses
  • Financial manipulation and/or missed sales forecasts may lead to a material adverse effect
  • Directors must protect the interests of common stockholders (vs. preferred stockholders)

To read the original client alert, please click here.