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Feb 22, 2018

Business Owner Rights: What Every Shareholder Should Know

David C. Roberts, a Member of Norris McLaughlin & Marcus, P.A., is pleased to present a seminar for all business owners that will answer many of the questions, both known and unknown, a shareholder would have, such as:
  • What, exactly, is “shareholder oppression?”
  • How do I remedy oppression?
» Read More

Sep 29, 2017

Shareholder Oppression: What Every Business Owner Should Know

David C. Roberts, a Member with Norris McLaughlin & Marcus, P.A., is pleased to present a seminar for all business owners that will answer many of the questions, both known and unknown, a shareholder would have, such as:

  • What, exactly, is “shareholder oppression?”
  • How do I remedy oppression?
» Read More

Aug 31, 2015

Shareholder Dispute Litigation and Employee Loyalty

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

Sep 25, 2013

In Business Divorce Litigation, Who Gets Custody of the Company’s Lawyer?

In a divorce, an obvious issue to be resolved is who gets custody of the children. In a business divorce, an issue that often arises is who gets custody of the company’s lawyer.

Many New Jersey corporations and LLC’s have a long-standing lawyer, who has often represented one or more of the shareholders in their individual capacity, as well. » Read More

Oct 31, 2011

Can Your Business Relationship With Your Partner Be Put Back Together?

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

Sep 12, 2011

Surviving Shareholder Litigation with Your Business – And Your Sanity – Intact

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

May 25, 2010

Majority Shareholder Abuses Could Harm The Minority Shareholders In More Ways Than One

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

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