RESULTS FOR PRACTICE AREA CATEGORY: Business Formation

Oct. 12, 2011The Dickinson Law Newsroom
Dickinson law firm in the Hub Tower in Des Moines, Iowa

Twelve attorneys from Dickinson, Mackaman, Tyler & Hagen, P.C. were selected by their legal industry peers for inclusion in 15 areas of law in the recently-released 2012 edition of The Best Lawyers in America® (Copyright 2011 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, S.C.).

Jul. 7, 2011The Dickinson Law Newsroom
Boilerplate in LLC operating agreements is risky business

Risk Management Services, LLC v. Moss provides an interesting lesson on the importance of covering all elements of an LLC’s existence within the operating agreement, including the expulsion or termination of a fellow member.

Jun. 16, 2011Benjamin D. Bruner
Ambiguous provisions may blur line between customary capital call and personal liability of LLC members

In Racing Investment Fund 2000 v. Clay Ward Agency, Inc., 320 S.W.3d 654 (Ky. 2010), an LLC creditor attempted to force the LLC to call for capital from the members in order to satisfy the creditor’s judgment claim for unpaid insurance premiums. The creditor’s attempt was based on a capital call provision in the LLC operating agreement.

Jun. 10, 2011The Dickinson Law Newsroom
Howard Hagen

The just released 2011 edition of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business features 12 Dickinson attorneys, including Howard Hagen, who was the only Iowa attorney to be named a “Star Individual” in the area of Banking & Finance.

Feb. 17, 2011The Dickinson Law Newsroom
ISBA Business Law Council opposes HSB 42

HSB 42 would amend the Iowa Business Corporation Act to mandate that publicly-held Iowa corporations have staggered terms for board of directors and only permit directors of such boards to be removed for cause. The ISBA Business Law Council opposes the bill because it is contrary to the principle that shareholders should have a say in all fundamental corporate governance issues.

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