Category: Conflict of Interest

Skadden Accused of Concealing “Its Conflicting Relationships” in Law360 Story By Jeff Montgomery

Skadden’s retention should be denied and that it should be required to return fees already paid based on its failure to fully disclose its prepetition relationships in declarations filed with the court. Also targeted are alleged efforts to avoid a subpoena from the Acthar plaintiffs’ group seeking details on what was described as Skadden’s “dual representation” of Mallinckrodt and Express Scripts.

Corruption Amongst Top Government Officials in Harrington City, Delaware

While many Delawareans remain concerned about widespread corruption at the state level, local governments are also rife with government employees eager to exploit their offices for personal gain. Harrington City, a small town of 3,500 around 20 minutes south of Dover, recently lost two of its top executives, after explosive revelations by former City Planner…

Bouchard’s Surprise and Compelling Exit Opens Uncertain Void On Chancery

OPINION Dear Friends, I realize I have beaten this dead horse significantly, however the articles keep coming out about Chancellor Andre Bouchard’s interesting exit from his powerful and unique post as Delaware’s Chancellor barely seven years into his term. The Law360 article below by Jeff Montgomery  praises Bouchard, but toward the end describes the TransPerfect debacle which…

Corruption Runs Deep in Delaware Land Deal

Under the leadership of John Carney, Delaware’s government has been criticized for lack of openness and transparency in its decision-making process. This has opened the door to many corruption incidents over the years. One such case is the controversial corrupt land deal that implicates the governor’s administration for selling public land to a political insider…