In Goldstein v Pikus, decided last month by Justice Charles Ramos, the court dismissed a dissolution petition alleging deadlock, brought by one of two co-managing members of an LLC that owns a residential apartment building. Find out why in this week’s New York Business Divorce.
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The test for dissolution of an LLC includes whether its purpose as defined in the LLC agreement is no longer achievable. This week’s New York Business Divorce looks at cases, including a Delaware Chancery Court decision released days ago, in which courts have looked outside the agreement to determine the LLC’s purpose.
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The purpose clause in an LLC’s operating agreement can be an important factor in judicial dissolution cases, as illustrated in Justice Denise Sher’s recent decision in Vella v. JP&F Realty Holdings, LLC. This week’s New York Business Divorce has the story.
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