Paul Ferrillo
Gregory A. Markel

Requests for the inspection of books and records pursuant to Section 220 of the Delaware General Corporation Law is an important part of corporate litigation in Delaware. One important issue for these types of proceedings is the scope of documents that these types of requests can reach, particularly when it comes to privileged documents and other pre-discovery material. In the following guest post, Paul Ferrillo and Gregory A. Markel take a look at recent Delaware case law addressing these important issues. Paul is a partner in the securities litigation group at the Seyfarth Shaw law firm and Greg is co-head of the securities litigation group at Seyfarth Shaw. Paul and Greg would like to acknowledge the substantial contribution of Seyfarth associate Sarah A. Fedner to the completion of this article. I would like to thank Paul and Greg for allowing me to publish their article as a guest post on this site. I welcome guest post submissions from responsible authors of topics of interest to this blog’s readers. Please contact me directly if you would like to submit a guest post. Here is Paul and Greg’s article.
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