RESULTS FOR PRACTICE AREA CATEGORY: Business Formation

Mar. 5, 2012The Dickinson Law Newsroom
Charging orders cannot grant managerial rights in an LLC

The Nevada Supreme Court ruled in Weddell v. H2O, Inc., 128 Nev. Adv. Op. #9, (Nev. March 1, 2012) that a judgment creditor is like an assignee of a membership interest. The creditor is entitled to only the share of the distributions the member would otherwise have received. The managerial interest of the debtor remains with the debtor.

Feb. 13, 2012The Dickinson Law Newsroom
Iowa Supreme Court applies business judgment rule to nonprofit corporations

We don’t often see a business judgment rule case emanate from the Iowa Supreme Court, so when one comes along, even in the context of a nonprofit condominium owners’ association, I am compelled to comment on it.

Feb. 9, 2012The Dickinson Law Newsroom
Single member LLCs and the risk of veil piercing

With good fortune this unpublished opinion by the Colorado Court of Appeals will be reversed on appeal. Until then, lawyers need to take notice of this case because it is indicative of the risk inherent in operating a single member LLC.

Feb. 3, 2012The Dickinson Law Newsroom
Delaware court issues key opinion on fiduciary duties owed to LLC members

On January 27, 2012, the Delaware Chancery Court issued a 75-page opinion explaining how fiduciary duties are owed by a manager to an LLC’s members absent an expressed limitation or elimination in the operating agreement.

Nov. 8, 2011The Dickinson Law Newsroom
Dickinson Law Firm in the Hub Tower in Des Moines, Iowa

U.S. News Media Group and Best Lawyers® have released the 2011-2012 “Best Law Firms” rankings, and once again Dickinson, Mackaman, Tyler & Hagen, P.C. is well represented in the rankings for the Des Moines metropolitan area, having received Tier 1 rankings in 19 areas of law.

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