In a win for corporate boards and vindication of directors at McDonald’s Corporation, the Delaware Chancery Court in McDonald’s II dismissed all shareholder claims that directors violated their oversight duties amid a toxic corporate culture. Four takeaways from Vice Chancellor Laster’s opinion offer valuable guidance for corporate directors in today’s volatile world.  Read more

Delaware recently delivered two important legal changes that officers, directors and shareholders should be thinking about. First, a Delaware court last month held that officers, like directors, owe their companies a duty of oversight. Second, the Delaware legislature last year authorized companies to amend their charters to immunize officers, as well as directors, for