The Appellate Division, Second Department’s ruling last month in Berhend v. New Windsor Group, LLC illustrates the disastrous results when care is not taken by the assignee of an LLC interest to determine the validity of the assignor’s interest and the existence of transfer restrictions in the LLC’s operating agreement. Get the full story in this week’s New York Business Divorce.
Continue Reading Always Check Provenance Before Taking an Assignment of LLC Interest

The case featured in this week’s New York Business Divorce illustrates the havoc that can follow when company owners create inconsistent ownership records for purposes of deceiving government agencies.
Continue Reading Operating Agreement Trumps Falsified Liquor License Application In Dispute Over LLC Membership

Justice Saliann Scarpulla’s recent decision in MFB Realty LLC v Eichner highlights statutory and contractual restrictions surrounding the scope of the rights transferred when LLC interests are assigned. Learn more in this week’s New York Business Divorce.
Continue Reading Operating Agreement’s Two-Step Consent Provision Foils Assignment of LLC Member Interest

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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