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Friday, November 2, 2018

Law notes: Jacobs back at Young Conaway Project New Start, Morris Nichols, Richards Layton...

Former Supreme Court Justice Jacobs returns to Young Conaway Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor, LLP announced that Jack B. Jacobs will be returning to the firm as Senior Counsel in the firm’s Corporate section. He practiced corporate and...

Prosecutors agree to shorter sentences for former Wilmington Trust execs

The U.S. Attorney’s for Delaware has agreed that shorter sentences four former Wilmington Trust  are warranted. DelawareOnline reported that life sentences were possible in the case that involved hiding bad loans from regulators and shareholders. However,...

Ex cop and pharmacist vying for post of State ...

Kathy McGuiness, a Democrat and Republican James Spadola don't have auditing experience, but  both claim they bring  the right stuff to run  elected office. McGuiness prevailed in a tough primary race, while Spadola was...

Absentee voting underway in Delaware

Absentee voting for the November 6 general election has started.   Registered voters may vote by absentee ballot for a reason stated in the Delaware Constitution. This includes being on vacation on election day. New Castle County absentee...

No Delaware stores listed in first wave of Mattress Firm closings

The nation's largest mattress retailer has filed for Chapter 11 protection in Delaware as it works to cancel hundreds of leases and close stores.  No Delaware stores were included in a list of 200 locations that...

Uber settles up with Delaware over charges of violating data privacy laws

Ride-sharing company Uber Technologies, Inc. will change its security practices and make payments that will be shared with affected Uber drivers. The settlement  resolves  an investigation into Uber’s delay in reporting a data breach to...

Law notes: Morris Nichols, Fox Rothschild, Young Conaway, Baird Mandalas, Grant & Eisenhofer

Four attorneys join Morris Nichols Morris, Nichols, Arsht & Tunnell LLP welcomed four new attorneys.  The additions include three recent judicial clerks and one experienced bankruptcy lawyer. “We are delighted to have four accomplished young lawyers join Morris...

Vice Chancellor seeks remedy to case of insurance agent who did not deliver clients’...

Parties involved in the complicated case of an agent who did not deliver business to  Delaware-based Lyons Insurance Group have been ordered to come up with a remedy. According to the ruling, Howard Wilson joined insurance...

Zurn, McCormick nominated for Chancery Court posts

 Governor John Carney on Thursday announced that he intends to nominate the following two individuals for judicial appointment to the Court of Chancery. The Delaware Senate plans to consider the nominations during a special...

CBS, Redstone Chancery  battle settled as Moonves exits as CEO

CBS Corporation announced a settlement agreement with major shareholder National Amusements, Inc. and its owners, the  Redstone family  after the  bitter battle that had  moved  to Delaware Chancery Court. The settlement includes the exit of...