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Cornerstone Research: After Years of Increases, Number of Delaware Appraisal Actions Decline

Between 2010 and 2016, the number of shareholder appraisal actions filed in Delaware courts increased every year, but in 2017 and again in 2018, the number of appraisal actions declined, according to a recent report from Cornerstone Research. The decline … Continue reading

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Delaware appraisal petitions continue to fall, Cornerstone finds

By John M. Jascob, J.D., LL.M. Appraisal petitions filed in the Delaware Court of Chancery have fallen over 75 percent since their high in 2016, a new report by Cornerstone Research finds. The report, “Appraisal Litigation in Delaware: Trends in … Continue reading

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Insurance Appraisal Clause

Many property insurance policies contain appraisal clauses.  These clauses define a process for appraising the value of the damaged property, if the parties cannot agree.  Common provisions call for each party to choose an appraiser.  Those appraisers then chose a … Continue reading

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The nonsensical market out in appraisal

Just got to thinking about appraisal's market out exception and it strikes me that it doesn't make much sense. Sure, sure, students have a tough time reading and then understanding the statutory provision (thanks drafters). But I mean something different…. … Continue reading

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The innovation theory of harm: an appraisal

Vincenzo Denicolò and Michele Polo study The innovation theory of harm: an appraisal. ABSTRACT: In its recent decision on the Dow-DuPont case, the European Commission has adopted an innovation theory of harm (IToH), which holds that even horizontal mergers whose… … Continue reading

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