Del. Law Governs 3Com's Suit Over Nixed Merger: Judge

Law360, New York (June 2, 2010, 7:32 PM EDT) -- A Delaware Chancery Court judge has determined that Delaware law applies to 3Com Corp.'s suit seeking to recoup a $66 million termination fee from a failed buyout by a Bain Capital Partners LLC unit and ordered the parties to produce allegedly privileged documents for a review under state law.

Vice Chancellor John W. Noble resolved the parties' competing motions to compel the production of allegedly confidential documents, in the process rejecting Bain Capital unit Diamond II Holdings Inc.'s argument that the privilege law of Massachusetts, where...
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