Special purpose acquisition companies (“SPACs”) have been in the litigation spotlight recently. As SPAC disputes play out in courts nationwide, one especially interesting field of play is in the Delaware Chancery courts where SPAC shareholders are pursuing breach of fiduciary duty cases against SPAC sponsors, officers, and directors. How did this litigation develop, and where […]
Jason Burge, a partner in Fishman Haygood’s Litigation Section, authored the article “Investors Cornered: The Risks of Securities-Backed Loans” published in the most recent edition of the PIABA Bar Journal, a publication of the Public Investors Advocate Bar Association (PIABA). Burge explores several risks and disadvantages of securities-backed loans that are not as well understood or […]
In a victory for the Walt Disney Company, the Delaware Court of Chancery barred a Disney stockholder from obtaining corporate records about the company’s 2022 decision to publicly oppose Florida’s so-called “Don’t Say Gay” legislation
Supreme Court Justices Resolve Circuit Split in Favor of Simplified Preservation Requirements as Urged by WellsJune 13, 2023
Partner Molly Wells recently authored “Supreme Court to Resolve Circuit Split on Preservation Requirements” for the Bar Association of the Fifth Federal Circuit (BAFFC) newsletter. In the article
Rarely does a case come along where things just seem to go right. Would our decades-long fight over claims that several banks aided and abetted R. Allen Stanford and Stanford International Bank
On Apr. 9, 2023, FTX’s current CEO John R. Ray III filed an interim report in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware following the company’s Chapter 11 filing
The “E” in ESG: Companies Grapple with Expectations and Lack of Guidance Amidst Rise in “Greenwashing” LawsuitsMarch 9, 2023
In Part I of our “The ‘E’ in ESG” series, partner Blair Schilling defines greenwashing, explores why it occurs, and considers recent lawsuits.
On Feb. 22, 2023, Fishman Haygood, LLP and Stumphauzer Kolaya Nadler & Sloman, PLLC (SKN&S) filed a sweeping class action lawsuit on behalf of FTX customers in federal court
Burge Discusses Upcoming 2nd Circuit Decision on Bankruptcy Court Jurisdiction After Nationwide Navient InjunctionFebruary 7, 2023
The Eastern District of New York Bankruptcy Court entered a nationwide injunction to curb debt collection abuses, but the Second Circuit will soon consider
As more investors eye lucrative investment opportunities in Qualified Opportunity Zones, the SEC and state regulators will be monitoring securities activities associated with the program, according to Fishman Haygood Partner Maureen Gershanik.