‘In re Lordstown Motors’: Providing Relief From ‘Untold Chaos’

March 1, 2023

Publication| Corporate & Chancery Litigation| Corporate Governance| Corporate Transactions| Mergers & Acquisitions| Special Committees & Investigations

In In re Lordstown Motors, the Delaware Court of Chancery provides a roadmap for former special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs) to validate capital structure uncertainties stemming from the same court’s recent decision in Garfield v. Boxed. In Lordstown, the court makes clear that Section 205 of the Delaware General Corporation Law (the DGCL) is available as an equitable, efficient, and effective judicial path to validate certificates of incorporation and shares issued in reliance thereon that, following the Boxed opinion, were the subject of some uncertainty.

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