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Section Newsletter Articles on Successor Liability

Pielet v. Pielet: The Supreme Court speaks on successor liability and survival of remedy against a dissolved corporation By Charles W. Murdock Business and Securities Law, November 2013 A summary of the recent case of Pielet v. Pielet.
7th Circuit successor liability law as extended by Ordonez v. Akorat By Brian P. Welch and Barry A. Chatz Commercial Banking, Collections, and Bankruptcy, February 2012 In Ordonez, et al v. Akorat Metal Fabricators, Inc., et al, the Northern District provided a roadmap of the federal doctrine of successor liability and gives asset-purchasers guidance on how not to plead a Motion for Summary Judgment asserting that successor liability is inapplicable as a matter of law.