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Financial Advisor Found Liable for Aiding and Abetting Director Breaches of Fiduciary Duties in Connection With Cash-Out Merger -...

In a 91-page post-trial decision, Chancellor Travis Laster found RBC Capital Markets LLC (“RBC”) liable for aiding and abetting breaches of fiduciary duty in connection with RBC’s role as a financial advisor in the 2011 $438...more

Opinion Letters – Do's and Don'ts (Ethics, Professionalism and Malpractice Avoidance)

Originally published in Volume 34; Number 1 - Real Property e-newsletter, The Official Publication of the Real Property Section of the North Carolina Bar Association - September 2012. This article contains practical...more

Common mistakes in LLP agreements

LLPs have now been around for a while and some common and serious errors are emerging in the way LLP agrements are written - even by commercial publishers. Does yours need reviewing?...more

For There To Be An Agency Relationship, Principal Must Have Authorized Agent to Represent or Bind It

Agency relationships among defendants tend to be liberally alleged in professional liability cases. However, conclusory allegations of agency may not survive close scrutiny by the court. For example, in Hawkins v. First...more

Beware of Regulatory Crackdown on Unregistered Brokers

There is a growing regulatory crackdown on unregistered persons assisting businesses in raising capital. Finders and the businesses they assist must be extremely cautious about the myths that have developed from the...more

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