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Brooklyn Supreme Court Recognizes Private Right of Action for Not-for-Profit Employees under New York Nonprofit Revitalization Act...

Not-for-Profit Corporation Law (“NPCL”) § 715-b, enacted as part of the New York Nonprofit Revitalization Act, requires New York not-for-profit corporations with 20 or more employees and annual revenue in excess of $1 million...more

Double-Breasted Company Owners, Officers Can Be Indicted for Underpaying Benefit Contributions

by Holland & Knight LLP on

The U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts held in September that the shareholders and officers of a double-breasted construction company can be indicted and could go to prison if the government proves they...more

Shareholder Suit Challenging Groundbreaking Minimum-Support-To-Sue Bylaw Dismissed

by Foley & Lardner LLP on

In what is believed to be the first case nationwide seeking to strike down a groundbreaking corporate bylaw aimed at combatting frivolous shareholder class actions, Emergent Capital, Inc., has secured the dismissal with...more

Delaware Chancery Court Declines to Dismiss Fraud Claims Against Private Equity Fund and Directors

by Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP on

In Great Hill Equity Partners IV, LP v. SIG Growth Equity Fund I, LLLP, the Delaware Court of Chancery denied the defendants’ motion to dismiss fraud-based claims made in connection with Great Hill’s acquisition of Plimus, a...more

District Court Finds that Securities Exchange Act Covers Stock "Float" Manipulation

In a self-described “precedent-setting” order, the US District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania recently found that the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (Exchange Act) can apply to a scheme aimed at gaining...more

Smith Anderson Obtains Dismissal of Dodd-Frank Act “Say on Pay” Claims

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In a groundbreaking new decision, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina has dismissed “say on pay” claims against officers and directors of Dex One Corporation. Smith Anderson served as...more

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