M&A Shareholder Litigation: A Year In Review

Law360, New York (January 12, 2012, 12:17 PM EST) -- This past year proved to be a busy one for the mergers and acquisitions market. As a result, the Delaware courts had numerous opportunities to provide guidance on several important areas of corporate law. These decisions offer immediate relevance to the M&A practitioner or litigator preparing for what promises to be an equally busy 2012.

Rights Plans

A particularly active period in the development of Delaware's rights plan jurisprudence culminated in the February 2011 post-trial opinion in Air Products & Chemicals Inc. v. Airgas Inc.[1]...
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