This week’s New York Business Divorce offers short summaries of three recent decisions of interest by Commercial Division Justices Melvin Schweitzer, Carolyn Demarest, and Marcy Friedman in which the courts addressed interesting issues concerning shareholder standing to seek removal of a director and dissolution of a wholly-owned subsidiary; venue in dissolution proceedings; and application of CPLR 205’s savings provision to the statute of limitations in a dissolution case.
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The issue of venue rarely is contested in corporate dissolution cases thanks to special venue provisions in the Business Corporation Law and the LLC Law that require the case to be filed in the judicial district listed in the organizational documents filed with the Secretary of State. This week’s New York Business Divorce reports on a rare exception which reached the Appellate Division, Third Department, in Matter of Supplier Distribution Concepts, Inc.

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