Common law dissolution is something of a remedy of last resort for the oppressed minority shareholder who does not hold the requisite 20% of the corporation’s voting shares to bring a dissolution proceeding under BCL Section 1104-a. This week’s New York Business Divorce highlights a recent decision by Queens County Commercial Division Justice Orin Kitzes ordering a hearing to determine a common law dissolution petition brought by 15% shareholders of a restaurant business.

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