A recent decision by Manhattan Commercial Division Justice Anil Singh enforced a minor daughter’s assignment of her LLC membership interest to secure her father’s debt repayment to another member, over the objection that the assignment lacked consideration. Learn more in this week’s New York Business Divorce.
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Does an LLC subscription agreement, barring transfer of “any interest therein,” bar the later transfer of the acquired membership interest? The answer, recently provided by a Manhattan appellate panel in Gartner v. Cardio Ventures, LLC, is discussed in this week’s New York Business Divorce.
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In Shao v. Li, decided last week by Manhattan Commercial Division Justice Charles Ramos, the court analyzed a claim by one LLC member that his co-members entered into a sham collateral assignment of a membership interest designed to circumvent a right of first refusal. You won’t want to miss it in this week’s New York Business Divorce.
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This week’s New York Business Divorce, highlighting a recent appellate ruling in Born to Build, LLC v. 1141 Realty, LLC, tells an unusual tale about an ultimately unsuccessful effort to dissolve a limited liability company by someone who claimed to have acquired through judgment enforcement proceedings a debtor’s undocumented membership interest in the LLC.
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A recent and controversial decision by the Delaware Chancery Court highlights the need for counsel drafting multiple-member LLC operating agreements to focus attention on whether, and if so the circumstances under which, a member may transfer its membership interest, including economic and voting rights, to another existing member with or without the other members’ consent. Learn more about this important case law development in this week’s New York Business Divorce.

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