Category: Business Associations

Survey: 2015 Business Associations

Sandra S. O’Loughlin and Christopher J. Bonner review developments in New York Business Association law in 2015. Their review focuses on the major changes made to New York’s LLC law, as well as a holding by a bankruptcy court that

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New York State Senate Passes Bill to Accommodate Ride Sharing Apps, but the Assembly Will Not Follow

—by S. Alex Berlucchi Sources: S.B. 4280, 238th S. Sess., 2015-2016 Reg. Sess. (N.Y. 2016); Mike McAndrew, Senate Passes Uber in Upstate NY Bill, but Assembly Expected to Balk, Syracuse.com, 1, 1 (June 17, 2016) http://www.syracuse.com/state/index.ssf/2016/06/senate_passes_uber_in_upstate_ny_bill_but_assemby_expected_to_balk.html Abstract:  The New York State

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NY Court of Appeals Grants Summary Judgment in Joint Venture Dispute

—by Shannon Crane Littleton Constr. Ltd. v. Huber Constr., Inc., No. 96, 2016 N.Y. LEXIS 1688 (June 14, 2016). *** In Littleton Construction Ltd. v. Huber Construction, Inc, plaintiff commenced a proceeding against defendants Huber Construction, Inc. (“Huber”) and Littleton/Huber

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Survey: 2014 Business Associations

Survey of New York Business Associations law for 2013–2014. View Full PDF Sandra S. O’Loughlin is a Partner at Hiscock & Barclay, LLP. in Buffalo, New York; Adjunct Professor and Lecturer, University at Buffalo Law School, State University of New York; J.D.,

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Kimso v Ghandi

This appeal addresses a party’s ability to amend a pleading following trial and the full presentation of proof by both parties. Counterclaim plaintiff, Mahesh Gandhi and his two associates formed and held equal one-third interests in three corporations. The corporations

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In re: Thelen LLP

The Court of Appeals answers two certified questions that arose in two separate law firm bankruptcy cases, where the firms dissolved their partnerships. In Thelen, the partners included an “Unfinished Business Waiver” or “Jewel Waiver” in their partnership agreement. This

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Survey: 2013 Business Associations

Survey of New York Business Associations law for 2012–2013. View Full PDF Sandra S. O’Loughlin: Partner, Hiscock & Barclay, LLP, Buffalo, New York; Adjunct Professor and Lecturer, University at Buffalo Law School, State University of New York; J.D., State University of New York

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Survey: 2012 Business Associations

Survey of New York Business Associations law for 2011–2012. View Full PDF Sandra S. O’Loughlin: Partner, Hiscock & Barclay, LLP, Buffalo, New York; Adjunct Professor and Lecturer, University at Buffalo Law School, State University of New York; J.D., State University

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Note: Young Fella, If You’re Looking for Trouble I’ll Accommodate You: Deputizing Private Companies for the Use of Hackback

A computer operator sits in front of a computer screen, monitoring a tank of toxic chemicals.[1]  A series of computers control the tank’s physical hardware.  All of a sudden, the lights in the control room fail, the computers go offline,

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Survey: 2011 Business Associations

The period covered by this Survey was marked by significant decisions, of which Kirschner v. KPMG LLP, discussed under the topic of Agency below, seems to the authors to be especially worth discussing at length and in detail. View Full

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