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 complaint where the ground for the motion offers a reasonable expectation that if the motion is granted litigation in this or another forum will be

In Rummel Klepper & Kahl, LLP v. Delaware River & Bay Authority, C.A. No. 2020-0458-PAF (Del. Ch. Jan. 3, 2022), the Court of Chancery considered Defendant’s motion to dismiss and to compel arbitration.  The Plaintiff and Defendant entered into a Consulting Services Agreement (“Agreement”) that contained an arbitration clause.  Under the arbitration clause, the

In Todd Swift v. Houston Wire & Cable Co., C.A. No. 2021-0525-LWW, memo. op. (Del. Ch. Dec. 3, 2021), the Court of Chancery found that a stockholder lacked standing to seek inspection of books and records under 8 Del. C. § 220 because he filed suit after his shares were cancelled in a merger. 

The Delaware Supreme Court and the Court of Chancery have each amended their Rules to implement the Delaware Rapid Arbitration Act.  The announcement of these amendments provides,

Amendments to the Delaware Supreme Court Rules and the Court of Chancery Rules Related to the Delaware Rapid Arbitration Act

To implement aspects of the recently-enacted Delaware Rapid