Del. M&A Ruling Shows Pragmatic View On Expert Reports

Law360 (February 1, 2021, 5:20 PM EST) -- On Oct. 2, 2020, Vice Chancellor Joseph R. Slights III of the Delaware Chancery Court issued a ruling on a "rare" hearsay objection regarding the admission of expert reports to the trial record in In re: Comtech/Gilat Merger Litigation.[1]

In the Delaware Rules of Evidence, hearsay is defined as "a statement that the declarant does not make while testifying at the current trial or hearing, and a party offers in evidence to prove the truth of the matter asserted."

Vice Chancellor Slights noted that typically reports of testifying experts are admitted in the Delaware Chancery Court, so the case law surrounding...

Stay ahead of the curve

In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.


  • Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
  • Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
  • Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!

TRY LAW360 FREE FOR SEVEN DAYS

Hello! I'm Law360's automated support bot.

How can I help you today?

For example, you can type:
  • I forgot my password
  • I took a free trial but didn't get a verification email
  • How do I sign up for a newsletter?
Ask a question!