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SolarWinds Face Class Action Shareholder Lawsuit Over Handling of Cyber Security Breach

By Michael Pike and Daniel Lustig |

According to a report from Fox Business, a shareholder has filed a class action lawsuit against SolarWinds—a large software company based in Austin, Texas. The company was recently the victim of a significant cyber security breach. The shareholder is taking legal action on the grounds the corporate executives violated federal law by misrepresenting and… Read More »

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Partnership Disputes in Florida: Can One Partner Force Out Another?

By Michael Pike and Daniel Lustig |

As defined by Investopedia, a partnership is a formal arrangement whereby two or more people manage and operate a business together. In practice, a partnership is only as effective as the relationship between the parties. When a dispute arises among close business partners, there can be serious problems. You may be wondering: Is it… Read More »

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What are the Most Common Types of Shareholder Disputes in Florida?

By Michael Pike and Daniel Lustig |

A shareholder is an individual or institution that owns at least one share in a public or private corporation. Ultimately, a shareholder is making an investment in the underlying company. The value of a shareholder’s investment depends, among other things, on the continued success of the business. A shareholder dispute is a disagreement among… Read More »

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Types of Shareholder Agreements in Florida and What They Are For

By Michael Pike and Daniel Lustig |

A shareholder agreement is an essential foundation on which every successful corporation is built. A shareholder agreement is a document that outlines the regulation by which the corporation is run, which is especially important for businesses that involve more than one person investing money in the company. Types of Shareholder Agreements in Florida Generally,… Read More »

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Shareholder Oppression: Four of the Most Common Violations of Minority Shareholder Rights

By Michael Pike and Daniel Lustig |

Minority shareholders are in a vulnerable position. By definition, they do not have much practical control over what will happen to the company―indeed, minority shareholders are forced to rely on the judgement, competence, and good faith of majority shareholders and corporate board members. Unfortunately, in some cases, minority shareholders are mistreated by larger shareholders… Read More »

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Jury Awards Real Estate Investor $3.5 Million in Shareholder Dispute

By Michael Pike and Daniel Lustig |

According to reporting from The Real Deal, a jury has awarded a California real estate investor named Arturo Rubenstein $3.5 million in financial compensation for damages that he suffered in a shareholder dispute. The award came after the jury determined that his shareholder rights were violated when he was improperly “muscled out” of a… Read More »

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Five Tips to Help You Painlessly Dissolve a Partnership in Florida

By Michael Pike and Daniel Lustig |

Even the best of business partnerships may eventually need to come to an end. Dissolving a partnership is a complex process — there are many different potential pitfalls that must be avoided. The good news is that there are steps that you can take to protect your legal rights and financial interests as you… Read More »

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How to Resolve a 50/50 Shareholder Dispute in Florida

By Michael Pike and Daniel Lustig |

While it may be the correct choice for some entrepreneurs, going into a 50/50 partnership with another person creates some risks. For obvious reasons, a 50/50 shareholder dispute or 50/50 partnership dispute can be especially difficult to resolve. If you are currently locked into a 50/50 shareholder dispute, it is imperative that you take… Read More »

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Stuck in a Partnership Dispute? Here are the Top Four Mistakes You Should Avoid

By Michael Pike and Daniel Lustig |

A partnership is one of the most common types of business structures. Forming one can be an effective way for a business to grow and prosper. Of course, business partnerships are ultimately relationships between people. Similar to any other type of relationship, disputes happen. If you are in a disagreement with a business partner,… Read More »

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What is a Limited Liability Partnership (LLP)?

By Michael Pike and Daniel Lustig |

A limited liability partnership (LLP) is the preferred legal structure for many businesses in South Florida. It is a legal entity that allows business partners to put some limits on their personal liability. Here, our top-rated West Palm Beach partnership law attorneys provide an overview of the most important things that you need to… Read More »

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