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The Fundamentals of Oppression Shareholder Litigation in New Jersey


Created on December 04, 2017




This program, presented by Stark & Stark attorney Scott Unger, will provide an overview of oppressed shareholder litigation in New Jersey. The program will begin by defining minority oppression and will provide corresponding examples. Other topics to be discussed include what to look for in the initial client intake meeting with a minority shareholder, and potential defenses to oppression claims. Finally, the program will review how these cases are litigated in court and address common scenarios encountered during discovery and settlement negotiations.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Define minority oppression and examine common illustrations of such oppression
  2. Develop strategies for successfully conducting a client intake meeting with a minority shareholder
  3. Review the business judgment rule, a potential defense to oppression claims
  4. Consider the advantages and disadvantages of litigating shareholder oppression claims
  5. Discuss the applicable discovery rules in oppression claims
  6. Review common issues that arise during settlement discussions

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