Commercial Litigation Costs – a Dollars and Sense Litigation Strategy

Anyone who has gone through commercial litigation doesn’t have to be told how expensive litigation can become.  In fact, commercial litigation is so expensive that it can actually become a strategy in its own right.  By drawing out litigation with unnecessary motions, discovery requests, depositions, briefing schedules, hearings and emergency hearings, the well financed—usually the…

Squeeze Outs Part 5: Corporate Deadlock and Court Intervention

The principle of majority rule guides the day to day existence of any corporation.  When conflicts arise between shareholders, barring a breach of fiduciary or the commitment of a crime, the majority will win out.  If a company’s directors want to merge with a former competitor and the majority of its shareholders agree, assuming the…