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M&A Notes - June 7, 2005

In May 2005, the Delaware Supreme Court in VantagePoint Venture Partners 1996 v. Examen, Inc. held that Delaware law, not California law, applied when determining the required vote for a merger involving a Delaware corporation having significant ties to California.  In this edition of M&A Notes, Kirkland partner Eva Davis comments on the implications of this ruling.