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Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Carney sets June 2 primary election date, suspends residential foreclosures and evictions

Delaware Gov. John Carney on Tuesday issued a  sixth modification to the  State of Emergency declaration, moving Delaware’s presidential primary to June 2, and suspending residential foreclosures and evictions during the outbreak of coronavirus...

Updated: Jury trials delayed in Delaware Superior Court as emergency order is broadened

A judicial emergency has been declared by the Delaware court system following the governor’s state of emergency declaration regarding coronavirus. The order aims to reduce the hundreds of people who come to the state’s courthouses...

Updated: TransPerfect’s Shawe hails arbitration ruling in TransPerfect case

TransPerfect CEO Phil Shawe says the company won a  New York State Supreme Court–ordered arbitration case related to disputed advisor fees stemming from a  2015 Delaware Chancery Court decision. Shawe and TransPerfect have battled over...

Do we need a cashless store ban?

Good afternoon, It had been a while since I looked at the listing of bills that have been introduced in Dover since January. In scanning  the long  list,  I thought of the much-used, cynical quote from...

Attorney General’s Office issues warning about coronavirus con artists

The  Delaware Department of Justice’s Consumer and Investor Protection Units are reminding consumers and investors in Delaware to beware of con artists seeking to capitalize on fear and uncertainty. “Con artists see opportunity in people’s...

Governor signs law that permits dogs in outdoor areas of restaurants

When the Speaker of the House's dog is violating state health regulations when paying a visit to a restaurant patio, the wheels of government can turn quickly. That was the case when Gov. John Carney...

Law notes: Offit Kurman expands, Richards tops M&A ranking; Doroshow, Pasquale partner;...

Offit Kurman’s attorneys in Wilmington moved into new office space in Wilmington. The new office at 222 Delaware Avenue, with more than 7,800 square feet, will add 10 more attorney offices, along with new conference...

Skadden Arps gets truck billboard treatment, with TransPerfect group claiming the law firm...

Citizens for a Pro-Business Delaware sponsored a billboard truck taking aim at the law firm of  Skadden Arps. The group, comprised of TransPerfect employees and Delaware residents, according to its website,  has been calling for...

Delaware ranks in top tier as business location

Delaware ranks eighth in the nation as a business location. The ranking from  U.S. News  will raise eyebrows in the business community since many of the states in the top 10  have high tax rates....

TransPerfect escalates battle with custodian, law firm

Lawyers  for TransPerfect Global, Inc. have escalated the fight with the Chancery Court-appointed custodian of the company The motion in the Delaware Court of Chancery for an order to show cause why the law firm...