Entering its fifth year of litigation featuring two rulings by the Appellate Division in 2017 and last week, the case of Rubin v Baumann is another example of LLCs that suffer from inadequate operating agreements. Learn more in this week’s New York Business Divorce.
Continue Reading Operating Agreement Spawns Multiple Disputes Between 50/50 Members of Realty Holding LLC

This week’s New York Business Divorce examines a highly interesting appellate opinion in a California case centering on whether the operating agreement required unanimous member approval to remove the designated managing member.
Continue Reading Statute Trumps LLC Agreement’s Voting Rights Provision in Dispute Over Manager’s Removal

This week’s New York Business Divorce examines a rare court case at the intersection of business divorce and bankruptcy law, in which the court had to decide whether one of several managing members of an LLC had authority on his own to file a bankruptcy petition on the LLC’s behalf.
Continue Reading Who Gets to Play the Bankruptcy Card Under Your LLC Agreement?

This week’s New York Business Divorce examines a noteworthy decision by Manhattan Commercial Division Justice Barry Ostrager in which he held that a member of a member-managed LLC owes fiduciary duties regardless whether the member actively participates in the LLC’s management.
Continue Reading Does an Inactive Member of a Member-Managed LLC Owe Fiduciary Duties?