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Eleventh Circuit Confirms Scope of Original Jurisdiction Under Class Action Fairness Act

USA - December 5 2016 In Wright Transportation, Inc. v. Pilot Corporation, et al., the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit held that the U.S. Class…

Martin G. Durkin

Ritchie v. Rupe 2016 and the Limits of Fiduciary Duties Owed Between Shareholders in Closely Held Businesses

USA - February 4 2016 A recent Texas Court of appeals decision bucks the prevailing view when it comes to fiduciary duties owed between shareholders in closely held…

Aiding and abetting shareholder oppression?

USA - September 8 2015 Earlier this summer, in Brown v. Pennington, No. 05-14-01349-CV, 2015 WL 3958618 (Tex. App., June 30, 2015), the Texas Court of Appeals dismissed a…

Trustees beware: which fiduciary standard applies to your “business judgments”?

USA - June 22 2015 To what legal standard must a trustee adhere when he or she also participates in the control of a family or closely held business? Courts continue to…