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In Continental Automotive Systems, Inc. v. Nokia Corporation, the Court of Chancery confirmed that, “absent special circumstances, discovery will be stayed pending determination of a motion to dismiss the
Continue Reading Chancery Court Confirms Low Burden For Stay Of Discovery While a Motion to Dismiss is Pending

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

Continue Reading Counsel Warned To Proceed At Their Own Risk When Granting Courtesy Extensions Without Prior Court Approval

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

Continue Reading Court of Chancery Denies Motion to Revoke Pro Hac Vice Admission of Out of State Attorney, but Refers Attorney to Disciplinary Authorities

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

Continue Reading Delaware Court of Chancery Issues Guidelines to Assist Lawyers Practicing Before this World Renowned Court