Arbitration and Mediation

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The statute governing buyouts in oppressed shareholder dissolution cases dictates that the fair value of the shares is to be determined as of the day before the date on which the dissolution petition was filed. This week’s New York Business Divorce looks at a quirky case involving a fight over which of two proposed valuation dates was the proper one, with $1,000,000 in assets hanging in the balance.

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If you think you’ve seen it all when it comes to corporate dissolution contests, think again as you read this week’s New York Business Divorce which looks at a case in which one LLC member opposed the other’s dissolution petition based on the latter’s alleged mental disability.

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Individuals and companies have a choice of entities – some requiring more formalities than others – through which to pool their resources and efforts in pursuit of a common business goal. Joint ventures and general partnerships are on the less formal side of the spectrum and are often used in the early stages of a