A business plan to promote vodka sales in North Carolina, with a particular focus on Duke University sports fans, was key to a North Carolina Business Court decision that GameDayContinue Reading Vodka Maker’s Hopes for Partnership with Duke University Land Something it Didn’t Seek: a Defendant’s Chair in a North Carolina Courtroom
For the golf fan curious about the finances and back-office maneuvering of “Big Golf,” nothing has been better than the LIV Golf-PGA Tour throwdown played out in dueling press conferences…Continue Reading Court Sharply Limits Attorney Fee Award in Dispute Over Access to Corporate Records of Charlotte Country Club
The Mecklenburg County Bar Association’s 10th Annual NC Business Court CLE will be held at the Bar & Foundation Center, 511 Yellowstone Drive, 28208 on October 14, 2022. Register…Continue Reading 10th Annual NC Business Court CLE is October 14, 2022
The minority shareholders of a podiatry practice felt like they had been kicked around by the alleged financial misadventures of two colleagues who together controlled an 80 percent interest. A…Continue Reading Minority Shareholders can “Follow the Money” Linked To Alleged Diversions by Majority for Phantom Salaries and Benefits
Robert Martin was the president of a medical device company, Vent Tech Corporation, during times that the company alleges he embezzled funds and through lax oversight allowed the company to…Continue Reading Buyer Acquired Claims “of Any Kind,” Including Seller’s Charge that its Own President’s Misconduct Forced a Sale at Suppressed Price
“Cause I’m the taxman, yeah, I’m the taxman.”
Taxman, The Beatles (1966)
Wary of the old maxim about giving inches and losing miles, the North Carolina Department of Revenue…Continue Reading Yes, This Post is About Taxes, but There’s Bonus Content about The Beatles and Batman!
Facing a $12.8 million judgment, a plaintiff sought recourse in a legalmalpractice claim against his trial counsel for its alleged role in that unhappy result. But his undoing was the…Continue Reading Business Court Finds that Alleged Lack of Diligence by Law Firm Had No Impact on Large Trial Court Loss
The Business Court’s Raleigh division is seeking a full-time Trial Court Research Assistant to work with Judge Mark A. Davis. Those blog readers who’d prefer front-line involvement to summaries and…Continue Reading Business Court Seeks “Permanent” Law Clerk in its Raleigh Division
In Oliver v. Brown & Morrison, Ltd., 2022 NCBC 16, the Business Court weighed a challenge to an allegedly “sprawling, 247-paragraph Complaint, largely padded by needless detail” that…Continue Reading Can a Lengthy Complaint Provide Too Much Notice of its Claims?