It happens once in a while: the co-owners of a business entity formed under the laws of State X have a choice of law clause in their agreement opting to be governed by the laws of State Y. Such was the case in Gelman v. Gelman, recently decided by Justice Daniel Palmieri involving a dispute between sibling co-members of a Delaware LLC whose operating agreement had a New York choice of law provision. Which state’s law did the court apply? Get the answer in this week’s New York Business Divorce.
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How might involuntary corporate dissolution figure into what otherwise would be a garden variety action for goods sold and delivered? Find out in this week’s New York Business Divorce as it examines a recent decision by Justice Daniel Palmieri in The Woods Knife Corp. v. Eastman Machine Co.

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