The newsletter of the ISBA’s Section on Business and Securities Law
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Newsletter articles from 2013
Action to “pierce corporate veil” fails—Another creditor spurned
The recent case of On Command Video Corporation v. Samuel J. Roti follows other cases in which the 7th Circuit has shown itself decidedly unfriendly to creditors who sought compensation through the courts in failed business ventures but could have, but failed, to prevent their unfortunate situation.
A list of steps that help assess the type of compliance project a firm should undertake.
The act of generating capital through very small contributions coming from the general public may implicate federal and state securities law concerns.
A new option for resolving investment fraud disputes
This article provides the analytical framework for deciding whether to arbitrate a securities dispute involving a registered investment advisor within the FINRA Dispute Resolution process rather than file a lawsuit and litigate the claims in court.
Shareholder disputes: What is the appropriate standard of value?
Shareholder and partner disputes can arise for a variety of reasons. Parties to these disputes should be cognizant of the nuances that may be involved in the valuation of interests in closely held businesses in such matters, including the appropriate standard of value to be applied.