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Business Divorce: Essentials for Litigating Shareholder Oppression Cases

1h 3m

Created on November 18, 2016




In a closely held corporation, the holder of a minority interest who is frozen out, denied dividends, or otherwise wrongly treated may have a claim against the majority for shareholder oppression (or, in the case of a limited liability company, member oppression). In this course, Maxwell Goss of Rossman Saxe P.C. will provide the essentials for litigating a shareholder or member oppression case.  The course will benefit all business lawyers and litigators, particularly those representing closely held corporations and companies.

Learning Objectives: 

  1. Understand the elements of shareholder and member oppression

  2. Examine the relationship between oppression and other causes of action

  3. Learn to recognize common fact patterns in oppression cases

  4. Understand the various approaches to valuation of shares in oppression cases

  5. Examine available remedies for oppression

  6. Survey recent trends in shareholder oppression law

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