Dividends, Redemptions and Stock Purchases

James D. Honaker and Eric S. Klinger-Wilensky, members of the Morris Nichols Delaware Corporate Law Counseling Group, authored “Dividends, Redemptions and Stock Purchases” for Practical Law Company’s Practice Note series.

The article covers the actions necessary for a Delaware corporation to affect a dividend, redemption or stock purchase (also known as a stock buyback or stock repurchase).  It explains the applicable laws, the resources the corporation may use and the standard of review that Delaware courts apply when reviewing a dividend, redemption or stock purchase transaction.

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