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A decision last week by the Appellate Division, First Department, highlights the relatively precarious position of LLC minority members versus minority shareholders of close corporations when it comes to seeking remedies for alleged abuse by the LLC’s controlling member. Learn more in this week’s New York Business Divorce.
Continue Reading The Money’s There But Out of Reach for the Minority LLC Member

Another family-owned business on the rocks takes the spotlight in this week’s New York Business Divorce featuring a recent decision by Justice Christine Sproat granting an LLC dissolution petition.
Continue Reading Court Dissolves LLC Due to Managing Member’s “Self-Dealing and Dishonest Conduct”

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.
Continue Reading Deadlock Hits Dead End in LLC Dissolution Case

A realty corporation seeks to sell its sole asset and buy a replacement property as part of a tax-deferred 1031 exchange. Is the sale in furtherance of the corporation’s business purpose, or is it a liquidation requiring shareholder approval and potentially triggering appraisal rights? That was the issue posed in a recent ruling by Justice Melvin Schweitzer in Theatre District Realty Corp. v. Appleby, feaured in this week’s New York Business Divorce.
Continue Reading With Sir Blackstone’s Help, Court Thwarts Minority Shareholder’s Effort to Block 1031 Exchange