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 […]
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
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.
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.
Fishman Haygood and New Orleans CREW (Commercial Real Estate Women) welcome CREW delegates from across the country for the 2019 CREW Network Leadership Summit.