Finance in the Courtroom: Appraising Its Growing Pains

Delaware Lawyer, Summer 2017, Forthcoming

8 Pages Posted: 30 May 2017 Last revised: 8 Nov 2017

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Eric L. Talley

Columbia University - School of Law; European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI)

Date Written: July 28, 2017


This short essay provides an overview of the current state of finance in corporate law, emphasizing its role in a series of pending appraisal cases at the Delaware Supreme Court.

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Keywords: Law, Finance, Appraisal, Merger Price Rule, Auction Theory

JEL Classification: K22, G30

Suggested Citation

Talley, Eric L., Finance in the Courtroom: Appraising Its Growing Pains (July 28, 2017). Delaware Lawyer, Summer 2017, Forthcoming, Available at SSRN:

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