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 readers a preview of two thought provoking articles by Professors Donald Weidner and Daniel Kleinberger published as point/counter-point in the current issue of The Business Lawyer on the subject of LLCs, the direct-derivative distinction, and Special Litigation Committees.
Continue Reading LLCs, Direct vs. Derivative Claims, and Special Litigation Committees: A Lively Debate

Earlier this month the Connecticut Supreme Court handed down an important, first impression decision construing RULLCA’s provision granting members of manager-managed LLCs the right to inspect books and records. Read more in this week’s New York Business Divorce.
Continue Reading The Nutmeg State Out Front on Member Inspection Rights Under RULLCA

Iowa was one of the earliest of the 22 states that by now have adopted the Revised Uniform LLC Act (2006). Last month, Iowa’s Supreme Court handed down an important first-impression decision construing and applying RULLCA’s judicial dissolution provisions in a case involving a family-owned realty holding company. This week’s New York Business Divorce has the story.
Continue Reading Judicial Dissolution of LLCs Under RULLCA: Iowa Supreme Court Takes the Stage

In states that have enacted the Revised Uniform LLC Act, courts can expel or “dissociate” a member on specified grounds including the member’s conduct that makes it no longer reasonably practicable to carry on the LLC’s activities with that person as a member. In this week’s New York Business Divorce, read about a recent New Jersey appellate decision applying that state’s version of the dissociation statute.
Continue Reading Involuntary Member Dissociation Under RULLCA