Delaware’s Chancery Court: An Internationally Respected Part of The Delaware Brand

January/February 2020


One of the attributes that distinguishes Delaware internationally is its court of business law. Why?

The Delaware brand is sought after across the world for several reasonsand its Chancery Court is certainly one of them. Our Chancery Court isvery well regarded around the world, and in fact the cases determined inDelaware’s Chancery Court are relied on throughout the world. Our judgesare appointed, not elected, and that’s particularly important because it allowsour state to have a level of experience on our bench that surpasses so manyothers. We have judges who practiced in these areas, they are experts in theirfield, they know the Delaware corporate law in and out. As a result, there isa very strong desire and an opportunity to apply corporate law in a way thatis consistent, which is one of the key reasons people look to Delaware as aninternationally recognized legal brand – you know what you are going to get.

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