In this respect, the zulily mechanic is not as favourable to the buyer as a more conditional mechanic, since the Force the Offer period was only 45 days from the modification of the recommendation, regardless of the conditions of offer that were or were not met. However, the zulily mechanic could be more favorable to Omnicare, given that the Force the Offer period is ongoing for a shorter period than the indefinite duration of the conditional mechanic mentioned above and is therefore probably less based on competing offers. However, the extent to which the parties would address such an exclusionary effect would be determined by the context of the agreement as a matter of law and the right to negotiate. For example, if a robust auction process led to the transaction, the parties might be better off excluding a trustee from a merger agreement that might otherwise be dictated by Delaware law, and instead focus on distinguishing their structure from Omnicare by a supply-force mechanism alone and a more open supply-force period than in Liberty-zulily. 4The year in which Article 251(h) contained a restriction for interested shareholders, commentators noted that Article 203 of the DGCL, from which the definition of interested shareholders in Article 251(h) was derived, defined the “ownership” of 15% of the outstanding shares of a company to such an extent that a support agreement could provide a buyer with ownership of the shares of a counterparty shareholder. violated the 251(h) restriction in effect at the time. (back) Omnicare`s descendants support the applicability of the case to a two-stage merger. In 2011, for example, the Delaware Chancery Court`s decision at In re OPENLANE, Inc. Shareholder Litigation upheld a merger that was approved by a majority of target shareholders the day after the merger agreement was signed by written consent and that did not contain a fiduciary withdrawal. The court upheld the merger, as shareholders could freely sign the written agreement; the outcome was not predetermined; and the objective has not been prevented from making further offers, because if the consents are not consulted within 24 hours, the objective could terminate the merger contract. . .