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Post date: Posted on: October 26, 2015

In a high-profile case, the New York Supreme Court had occasion to articulate the equitable doctrine of cy pres.  In In re Paul Smith’s College of Arts and Sciences,

Tags: Equity / Chancery, Legal Theory, Social Entrepreneurship, Trust Law, Wills & Estates
Post date: Posted on: October 19, 2015

A federal appeals court has upheld a ruling by the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York that held that Google Inc.

Tags: Appeals, Civil Litigation / Civil Procedure, Intellectual Property, Technology & Law
Post date: Posted on: October 16, 2015

At ThompsonReuters, Frank Reynolds analyzes In re Sanchez Energy Derivative Litig., No. 9132, 2014 WL 6673895 (Del. Ch. Nov. 25, 2014) and KKR & Co.  Corwin et al. v. KKR Fin. Holdings et al., No. 629, 2014, 2015 WL 5772262 (Del. Oct.

Tags: Appeals, Civil Litigation / Civil Procedure, Commercial Litigation, Corporations, Courts, Equity / Chancery, Fiduciary Duties, Mergers and Acquisitions
Post date: Posted on: September 26, 2015

In a case that we have been following and posted about previously, the Utah Supreme Court answered “no” in a 4-1 split decision; the Court's lengthy opinion and dissent

Tags: Civil Litigation / Civil Procedure, Constitutional Law, Labor and Employment, Torts
Post date: Posted on: September 3, 2015

The New York Supreme Court in and for New York County recently issued the latest in a long series of New York decisions dealing with the issue of whether a New York court may exercise subject matter jurisdiction over an action for the judicial dissolution of a foreign (non-New York) business enti

Tags: Alternative Business Entities, Civil Litigation / Civil Procedure, Commercial Litigation, Contracts, Corporations, Courts, Equity / Chancery, Legal Opinions, Limited Liability Companies, Partnerships, Structured Finance
Post date: Posted on: August 20, 2015

Francis Pileggi at the Delaware Corporate and Commercial Litigation Blog has the details:

Tags: Commercial Litigation, Corporations, Courts, Equity / Chancery, Fiduciary Duties
Post date: Posted on: August 11, 2015

At the New York Business Divorce blog, Peter Mahler analyzes a recent New York Supreme Court Commercial Division decision involving a deadlock between co-managers of New York single-asset real estate holding company:

Tags: Alternative Business Entities, Commercial Litigation, Contracts, Fiduciary Duties, Landlord-Tenant Law, Limited Liability Companies, Real Estate / Real Property
Post date: Posted on: July 24, 2015

At the New York Business Divorce Blog, Peter Mahler posts about the common, but often foolish, practice of engaging in long, drawn-out legal squabbles over a defunct, unprofitable business: "

Tags: Alternative Business Entities, Alternative Dispute Resolution, Civil Litigation / Civil Procedure, Commercial Litigation, Corporations, Courts, Equity / Chancery, Fiduciary Duties, Limited Liability Companies, Partnerships

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