BUT WE’RE FAMILY!

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We’re all family.  We all get along.  So we don’t need to pay a lawyer to prepare all kinds of paperwork for our family business. Right? But consider an otherwise obscure Florida Supreme Court’s case, the first sentence of which, stripped of a forest of names in quotation marks and parentheticals, reads like this: “This case comes to us after … Read More

THE SHIFTING SANDS OF SHAREHOLDER LAW

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As long as there have been corporations in the United States, their shareholders (and later LLCs’ members) have largely been shielded from liability.  This is unlikely to change.  It is hard to imagine every John Q. Public who bought 20 shares of Coca-Cola on the stock exchange being personally sued for the company’s actions. But the law is shifting nonetheless … Read More