I have previously written on this site about who gets “custody” of the company’s customers in a business divorce. Related to this topic, can employee loyalty become an issue in shareholder divorce litigation?
Many times, it is clear who will remain with the company in the event of shareholder dispute litigation. » Read More
If you no longer trust your business partner, can your business be saved? This may not seem like an issue for an attorney, and may seem more suited for a psychologist. But an attorney well versed in handling shareholder disputes may be able to help save such a business. » Read More
Shareholder litigation: Those two words designate an action that can be profoundly disruptive to a business, because the mere existence of such a pitched battle between owners can bring a closely held company to a grinding halt.
When shareholder litigation is pending, the owners obviously have issues with each other severe enough to warrant filing suit. » Read More
Lately I have been giving seminars to accountants on how members of that profession should handle business disputes between owners in closely held businesses. In fact, just last week I gave a presentation on this issue to the accountants at JH Cohn, one of the region’s largest accounting firms. » Read More
I have written previously about majority shareholder abuses that may constitute oppression, entitling a minority shareholder to be paid fair value for his or her shares. Now I would like to focus on how such abuses by a majority shareholder may wind up harming the (oppressed) minority shareholder in more ways than simply cheating him out of money. » Read More