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Court of Chancery Permits Settlement of Suit with Suit To Be Filed Against Insurers

In re Electronics for Imaging Inc. S’holders Litig., C.A. 2797-VCL (Del. Ch. Sept. 4, 2008)


It is common for the settlement of a derivative suit to be funded by the D&O insurers. Here, however, in a twist to that common event, the Court upheld a settlement where the company is permitted to sue the D&O insurers, with counsel for the stockholder plaintiff as its attorneys, to force the insurers to fund.




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