In this week’s New York Business Divorce, read about several strands of case law employing different language to express the same concept: a closely-held business interest transfer restriction or buy-sell agreement that would impose a “forfeiture,” cause the interest to become “void,” result in “annihilation of property,” or “bestow a windfall” upon a co-owner, is unenforceable as against public policy.
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In litigation between co-owners of private business entities, a claim against the controllers for an equitable accounting is different from a claim seeking access to books and records — or is it? Get the answer in this week’s New York Business Divorce.
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