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Summaries and analysis of recent Delaware court decisions concerning business-related litigation.
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Supreme Court Upholds Its Pleading Standard
By Morris James LLP on October 7, 2013
Posted In Breach of Contract
Winshall v.Viacom International Inc., No. 39, 2013 (October 7, 2013, corrected October 8, 2013)
This decision is particularly interesting for its affirmance in the face of questions from the Court of Chancery that the Delaware pleading standard is "reasonably conceivable" and not the federal "plausible" test of whether a pleading alleges facts sufficient to state a claim.
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