Business Divorce Stories is the title of the latest episode of the Business Divorce Roundtable podcast highlighted in this week's post, featuring short interviews with business appraiser Tony Cotrupe and attorney Jeffrey Eilender sharing their first-hand accounts of business divorce cases involving break-ups of two businesses, each co-owned by a pair of brothers. Continue Reading…
This 7th annual edition of Summer Shorts presents brief commentary on three must-read decisions in business divorce cases involving the use of special litigation committees in derivative actions by LLC members; dissolution of a family-owned real estate holding corporation and LLC; and a Delaware case in which Chancery Court ordered dissolution of a deadlocked LLC co-owned by celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay. Continue Reading…
Does Your LLC Agreement Have a Purposeless Purpose Clause? Did the Appellate Division, Second Department, throw us a curve ball in its decision last week in Mace v. Tunick, reinstating an LLC dissolution complaint based on its finding that the operating agreement's purpose clause, authorizing the LLC to engage in "any lawful business," did not set forth "any particular purpose"? Learn more about this important development in this week's New York Business Divorce. Continue Reading…