In this week’s New York Business Divorce, read about the principle of election of remedies for claims of fraud and the painful lesson a defrauded LLC investor learned when she elected to proceed to trial on the remedy of equitable rescission, only to learn that money damages might have available against the defendant she sued, but rescission was not.
Continue Reading Damages or Rescission? When Electing Fraud Remedies Choose Wisely

Can a shareholder use the implied covenant of good faith and fair dealing inherent in the corporation’s shareholders agreement to plead what otherwise would be derivative claims as direct ones? Find out in this week’s post.
Continue Reading Derivative into Direct and Waived into Preserved: The Transformative Power of the Implied Covenant of Good Faith and Fair Dealing

This week’s New York Business Divorce revisits the Eastland Food v Mekhaya case, focusing on last month’s Maryland Supreme Court’s split decision on whether the minority shareholder has a direct claim for breach of fiduciary duty based on alleged disguised distributions taken by the controlling shareholders.
Continue Reading Eastland Redux: Do Close Corporation Shareholders Have a Direct Claim Against Directors For Taking Disguised Distributions?