Tag Archives: Martin Marietta

Martin Marietta and Vulcan: DE Supreme Court Issues Opinion July 10, 2012 Backing Up Earlier Order

As we reported weeks ago, the Delaware Supreme Court at the end of May issued its order in the Martin Marietta Materials – Vulcan Materials litigation arising because of Martin’s breach of the confidentiality/nondisclosure agreement between it and Vulcan. The … Continue reading


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Martin Marietta and Vulcan: What we have so far from the Delaware Supreme Court

The appeal of Martin was heard yesterday, May 31, by the Delaware Supreme Court, and as we have posted on Twitter and Facebook, it was denied.  News reports from the scene have described the one hour or so for oral … Continue reading


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Delaware Speaks on Confidentiality Agreements — Consequences?

Final blog — until the Delaware Supreme Court gives the final word — on the Martin Marietta-Vulcan case. What are the lessons for practicing attorneys? The first lesson is: wait for the Delaware Supreme Court to hear and rule on … Continue reading


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Delaware Speaks on Confidentiality Agreements — But Will it Change its Mind Later this Month?

Two blog entries earlier this week reported on confidentiality agreements and the groundbreaking decision handed down earlier this month by the Delaware Chancery Court in the Martin Marietta Materials – Vulcan Materials struggle. Now for some analysis of where we … Continue reading


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Delaware Speaks on Confidentiality Agreements in Martin Marietta Materials v. Vulcan Materials

In a prior blog this week, I made reference to this recent decision, and I tried to explain why its appearance will be so significant in the world of mergers and acquisitions, business acquisitions and dispositions, and other transactions. This … Continue reading


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Delaware Speaks on Confidentiality Agreements — First, Some Background

On May 11, I posted a link on our Facebook account to an article in The New York Times regarding a decision in Delaware Chancery Court earlier this month. In that case (Martin Marietta Materials, Inc. v. Vulcan Materials Company), … Continue reading


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