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Corporate Finance/M&A

16 May 2018
Jane Goldstein Updated guidance (and ground rules) for controlling stockholder deals

USA - Ropes & Gray LLP

While Kahn v M&F Worldwide Corp provided helpful guideposts for avoiding an entire fairness review in controlling stockholder transactions, as with any new doctrine, questions remained as to the judgment's application to different types of deal and negotiation and the consequences of small deviations from strict adherence therein. Recent guidance from the Delaware Court of Chancery has given way to updated ground rules for controlling stockholder transactions.

Authors: Jane Goldstein, Paul Scrivano, Sarah Young
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