In the first of a two-part series, this week’s New York Business Divorce looks at the Delaware Chancery Court’s important decision last month in Auriga Capital v. Gatz in which Chancellor Leo Strine, Jr. sets forth an analytic framework for imposition of fiduciary duties on managers of Delaware LLCs. Next week’s post will compare the law governing fiduciary duties of New York LLC managers.

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Better late than never, at least sometimes, is the common theme of the cases highlighted in this week’s New York Business Divorce. The cases examined include one shareholder’s effort to challenge the disposition of company assets 13 years after its dissolution and, in another case, an attempt to annul a default judgment of dissolution almost three years later.

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