In this week’s New York Business Divorce, read about the history and development of case law in New York over the past 25 years holding potentially void as against public policy provisions in partnership, shareholders, and operating agreements barring closely-held business owners from petitioning courts to dissolve the entity.
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New York Business Divorce proudly presents its seventh annual list of the past year’s ten most noteworthy business divorce cases, along with short summaries and links to prior posts on the featured cases. Happy New Year!
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After years of litigation and a lengthy trial, earlier this month Justice Timothy Driscoll released his decision fixing the fair value of the petitioning 50% shareholder’s interest in the AriZona Iced Tea companies. You won’t want to miss it in this week’s New York Business Divorce.
Continue Reading Court Rejects Potential Acquirers’ Expressions of Interest, Relies Solely on DCF Method to Determine Fair Value of 50% Interest in AriZona Iced Tea

Drinkers of AriZona Iced Tea will thirst for this week’s New York Business Divorce post on a dissolution petition filed last week in Nassau County Supreme Court by a 50% shareholder of the multi-billion dollar beverage maker headquartered in Woodbury, New York.

Continue Reading 50% Owner of AriZona Iced Tea, Claiming Shareholder Oppression, Files for Involuntary Dissolution of Multi-Billion Dollar Enterprise