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Post date: Posted on: August 28, 2014

Some types of business entities (most famously, corporations) offer limited liability to their managers, owners, and officers. That is, under most circumstances such parties will have no personal liability for debts incurred (through tort or contract) by the business entity.

Tags: Alternative Business Entities, Bankruptcy, Civil Litigation / Civil Procedure, Commercial Litigation, Contracts, Corporations, Courts, Creditor / Debtor Law, Equity / Chancery, Limited Liability Companies, Partnerships, Real Estate / Real Property, Torts
Post date: Posted on: July 9, 2014

The Delaware General Assembly recently passed several bills which could have a substantial impact on financing transactions involving Delaware entities.  Some of the noteworthy bills are amendments to the

Tags: Alternative Business Entities, Commercial Litigation, Contracts, Corporations, Legislation, Limited Liability Companies, Mergers and Acquisitions, Partnerships, Securities, Structured Finance
Post date: Posted on: June 27, 2014

LLC Law Monitor reports on two recent decisions (one in Montana, and the other in Louisiana) dealing with personal liability of the manager of an LLC:

Tags: Agency, Alternative Business Entities, Comparative Law, Contracts, Equity / Chancery, Limited Liability Companies, Torts
Post date: Posted on: June 20, 2014

At the Delaware Corporate and Commercial Litigation Blog, Francis Pileggi analyzes the Delaware Court of Chancery’s opinion in In re: El Paso Pipeline Partners, L.P. Derivative Litigation.[1]

Tags: Alternative Business Entities, Commercial Litigation, Commercial Transactions, Contracts, Corporations, Courts, Equity / Chancery, Fiduciary Duties, Legal Theory, Limited Liability Companies, Partnerships
Post date: Posted on: June 17, 2014

The Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation  from around the country addressing the enforceability of exclusive forum clauses in corporate bylaws.  Such clauses are designed to limit forum shopping by shareholders and other potential litigants by mandating that c

Tags: Comparative Law, Contracts, Corporations, Equity / Chancery, Fiduciary Duties, Securities

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