We are pleased to present our 2022 Delaware Corporate Law and Litigation Year In Review.
Amid a broader cooldown in the markets, 2022 nonetheless proved to be a significant year with respect to developments in Delaware corporate law and practice. The Delaware courts issued scores of opinions relevant to those in corporate practice and oversaw some of the most high-profile (and exciting) litigation in years. In addition to case law developments, the General Corporation Law of the State of Delaware (DGCL) was amended on August 1, 2022, in several significant ways. Meaningful developments also occurred in the composition of the Delaware courts.
This 2022 Delaware Corporate Law and Litigation Year in Review discusses the most notable cases, issues, and trends for practitioners, corporations, boards, and investors, including as to controlling stockholder litigation, multiclass capital structures, director compensation, directors’ oversight obligations, stockholder activism, the Twitter battle, stockholders’ ability to obtain directors’ and officers’ emails, and the 2022 DGCL amendments.