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Court of Chancery Upholds Merger Agreement

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Hexion Specialty Chemicals Inc. v Huntsman Corp., C.A. 3841-VCL (Del. Ch. Sept. 29, 2008)

This ninety-one page opinion is must reading on how to interpret a merger agreement and on the parameters of the obligation to proceed in good faith to close a deal. In upholding the obligation to at least try to obtain the financing to close, the Court goes into great detail on why the party seeking to escape its obligations bears a heavy burden to explain actions it has taken that may impede its ability to get financing or otherwise close a deal that it no longer finds attractive.



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