Buy-Sell Agreements in the Articles of Incorporation

Under the Corporations Code, if there is a suit for involuntary dissolution, or if there is an election to dissolve voluntarily by shareholders representing only 50% of the voting power of the stock, the dissolution of the corporation and the … Continue reading

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Business Law Attorney Richard Burt Helps Draft New Corporate Law

A corporation is typically dissolved when the shareholders holding shares that have 50% or more of the voting power elect to dissolve. When an order for relief has been entered under Chapter 7 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code, the board … Continue reading

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Supreme Court Decides California Law Does Not Apply to Dissolved Out-of-State Corporation That Did Business in California

In Greb v. Diamond International Corporation (Feb. 21, 2013), the Supreme Court of California held that Delaware law governs the time for bringing an action in California against a dissolved Delaware corporation. In December 2008, plaintiffs Walter Greb (now deceased) … Continue reading

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