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Tag Archives: Corporate

Doing well by doing good (access required)

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Increasingly in America, entrepreneurialism is about more than just making money. More and more businesses are trying to meld their pursuit of profit with a mission to make the world a better place. This trend has spurred the creation of ...

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Real Property – Tort/Negligence – Constructive Trust – Corporate — Mortgages – Foreclosure – Lis Pendens (access required)

Carolina Park Associates, LLC v. Marino The same people were involved in two companies: (1) CDM of Charleston, LLC (CDM), which held a second mortgage on the Carolina Park real estate development and (2) MDC of Charleston, LLC (MDC), which was a member of the limited liability company that owned Carolina Park (Carolina Park Associates, LLC).

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Corporate – Shareholder Suit – Direct vs. Derivative – Banks & Banking – Receivership (access required)

Bowen v. Houser Even though shares of stock are the personal property of the plaintiff-shareholders, and even though any decrease in the market value of the shares is a direct loss to each shareholder’s personal property, a decrease in the value of all outstanding stock is in no way “separate” or “distinct” from the harm to the corporation that causes such a decrease.

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