This week’s New York Business Divorce offers some “summer shorts” consisting of summaries of three recent decisions of interest including two by Justice Timothy Driscoll and another by Justice David Schmidt, featuring disputes over a liquidating receiver’s sale of the dissolved corporation’s real property and the requirements for pleading derivative claims.

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Under the Business Corporation Law, must a court-appointed receiver sell at public auction realty owned by a dissolved corporation, or may the receiver offer the property in a privately negotiated sale? That’s the question presented in Matter of Darvish decided this month by Manhattan Commercial Division Justice Melvin Schweitzer. It’s in this week’s New York Business Divorce.

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