Tomorrow, April 1, 2014, the Court’s amendments to Rule 171 and Rule 10 will go effective.  Through these amendments, the Court has required that all pleadings, papers, letters and other submissions be typed in 14 point font, Times New Roman, to increase their readability.  The amendments additionally require that all pleadings be double-spaced (with the

Earlier this year, the Court of Chancery enacted Rule 5.1, which raised the bar in terms of what information could remain confidential before the Court.  Pursuant to sub-section (b) of the rule, “good cause” is required for information to remain confidential.  According to the rule, “good cause … shall exist only if the public

Henceforth, parties who ignore or extend scheduling deadlines without promptly consulting the trial court, will do so at their own risk.

 The Delaware Supreme Court in the recent case of Joann F. Christian et al. v. Counseling Resource Associates, Inc., et al., No. 460, 2011 (Del. Supr. Jan. 2, 2013), set forth

In the matter of Manning v. Vellardita, C.A. No. 6812-VCG (Del. Ch. Mar. 28, 2012), a Section 225 action under the Delaware General Corporation Law, the Court of Chancery denied Defendants’ request to revoke the pro hac vice admission of Plaintiffs’ out of state attorney and to disqualify him from the case.  The

On January 13, 2012, the Delaware Court of Chancery released Guidelines to Help Lawyers Practicing in the Court of Chancery.  The guidelines, which were jointly developed by the Court of Chancery and the Rules Committee, provide help to practitioners with topics ranging from contacting chambers and expert reports to scheduling practices in expedited and summary

In Encite LLC v. Soni, et al., Del. Ch., C.A. No. 2476-VCG (Dec. 13, 2011), Plaintiff Encite LLC moved to allow expert testimony, while also requesting that the Court set aside prior rulings by then-Chancellor Chandler, the presiding judicial officer, that precluded Plaintiff’s use of an expert to testify at trial. 

Previously, this