Breach of Fiduciary Duty

A breach of fiduciary duty is a failure to perform a legal or ethical relationship of confidence or trust between two or more parties.

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A Corporation as an Expert Witness?

The Delaware Chancery Court recently addressed a novel question that bordered on the metaphysical (or, perhaps more appropriately, the absurd): May a party designate a corporation to serve as an expert witness? Continue reading to learn how the court handled this peculiar expert witness request.

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Securities Investment Compliance Expert

A securities investment compliance expert was needed for a class action securities fraud action involving a financial services investment company.

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Expert in Corporate Governance of Stock Repurchase Plan

An expert in corporate governance of stock repurchase plans was needed in a dispute alleging breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, and fraud in connection with the duty of care owed by a corporate board of directors in approval of a sharehold

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Private Equity Expert in Investment Due Diligence

A private equity expert in investment due diligence was needed in a financial services dispute involving allegations of fraud, breach of fiduciary duty , and self-dealing in connection with management of certain private equity investment funds.

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Residential Real Estate Development Expert in Real Estate Valuation

A residential real estate development expert was needed for a breach of fiduciary duty case.

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Investment Expert in Securities Lending

An investment expert in securities lending was needed for a breach of contract suit involving breach of fiduciary duty, conversion, and civil theft.

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Forensic Accountant Expert Skilled in Fraud Investigation

A forensic accountant skilled in fraud investigation was needed to perform forensic auditing for bad faith litigation.

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Brokerage Expert in Hedge Fund Trading

A brokerage expert in hedge fund trading was needed for a breach of contract arbitration.

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Claims Handling Expert in Insurer Standards

A claims handling expert was needed for a breach of contract case to consult on insurer standards for liability insurance policies.

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Insolvency Expert in Revenue Bonds

An insolvency expert in revenue bonds was needed for a securities case.