Corporate and Commercial Practice in the Delaware Court of Chancery (annually updated Treatise published by Lexis-Nexis)
Because it is the corporate domicile of choice in the United States, Delaware produces and implements the substantive laws governing internal affairs for most of our nation's corporations - large and small. As a result, most battles concerning the application of those laws are waged in Delaware courts. In Corporate and Commercial Practice in the Delaware Court of Chancery, you'll profit from the singular insight and firsthand experience of two of the court's leading practitioners. You'll quickly find out why the Court of Chancery is to corporate litigation what the Delaware General Corporation Law is to the nation's corporate community. And most important, you'll learn about numerous topics never before explored in such a comprehensive manner. (Published by LEXIS Law Publishing).
Summary Table of Contents
Chapter 1 Introduction: The Court of Chancery of the State of Delaware
Chapter 2 Subject Matter Jurisdiction of the Court of Chancery
Chapter 3 Service of Process, In Rem, Quasi in Rem, and In Personam Jurisdiction
Chapter 4 Motion Practice and Briefing
Chapter 5 Litigation in Multiple Jurisdictions: The Court of Chancery's Approach to Issues of Comity, Forum Non Conveniens, Forum Selection Clauses, and Agreements to Arbitrate
Chapter 6 Deposition and Discovery Practice
Chapter 7 Privileges and Immunities
Chapter 8 Special Proceedings in the Court of Chancery Authorized by the Delaware General Corporation Law
Chapter 9 Representative Suits
Chapter 10 Interlocutory Injunction Proceedings
Chapter 11 Equitable Defenses
Chapter 12 Equitable Remedies
Chapter 13 Costs and Attorneys' Fees
Chapter 14 Appeals and Certification of Questions of Law to the Delaware Supreme Court
About the Authors
Donald J. Wolfe, Jr. is a partner at Potter Anderson & Corroon. He has specialized in corporate law and corporate litigation, primarily in the Delaware Court of Chancery, for more than 20 years. Mr. Wolfe has authored numerous articles on various aspects of Delaware corporate law. He has served as a member of the Council of the Corporate Law Section of the Delaware State Bar Association, which annually recommends for adoption amendments and refinements to the Delaware General Corporation Law. Mr. Wolfe is a cum laude graduate of the Temple University School of Law.
Michael A. Pittenger is a partner at Potter Anderson & Corroon practicing corporate law and litigation. A graduate, magna cum laude, of Washington and Lee University School of Law, he has authored numerous articles on various aspects of Delaware corporate law.