This week’s New York Business Divorce presents a retrospective assessment of the state of New York law concerning LLC business divorce, including summaries of the most significant court decisions, adapted from a recent presentation at the Eileen Bransten Institute on Complex Commercial Litigation.
Continue Reading New York LLC Caselaw’s Greatest Hits

This week’s New York Business Divorce looks at the courts’ powers to order equitable remedies short of dissolution in judicial dissolution cases involving LLCs, featuring a highly unusual case from Mississippi.
Continue Reading The Magnolia State Wins the Prize for Novel Alternative Remedies in LLC Dissolution Cases

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

This weeks New York Business Divorce proudly presents the 13th annual edition of Summer Shorts featuring brief commentary on five recent decisions of interest in business divorce cases in the New York courts.
Continue Reading Summer Shorts: Equitable Contribution, Stock Redemption, and Other Recent Decisions of Interest

At the 2023 LLC Institute recently held in Denver, CO, the NYBD authors had the pleasure of sharing their views from the Business Divorce trenches on emerging trends or potential trends in LLC litigation.  Here is a recap of the lively panel discussion, Frontiers of LLC Member Litigation: Sex Discrimination as Oppression, Freeze-Out Mergers, and Direct vs. Derivative Claims.
Continue Reading Greetings from the American Bar Association’s 2023 LLC Institute

This week’s New York Business Divorce offers a trifecta of sorts, offering summaries of three recent decisions, one involving an LLC, another a partnership, and another a close corporation.
Continue Reading Recent Decisions Enforce LLC Member’s Right of First Refusal, Restrict Partnership Accounting, and Allow Damages Claim for Breach of Oral Shareholders Agreement