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When a dispute arises over the control of a business, Burr & Forman attorneys have the experience to help. Disputes over the control of a business can range from "minority squeeze out" claims to derivative claims brought against the corporation's directors by shareholders purporting to act on the corporation's behalf.

Even the simple act of winding up a partnership or joint venture that has served its purpose can lead to litigation over how the proceeds from the business are to be divided. If the corporation is publicly traded, the stakes may be even higher, and decisions undertaken by management may expose the directors and officers to potential class action suits initiated by shareholders. Whatever the circumstance, though, Burr & Forman attorneys may be able to help reach a solution satisfactory for your business.


 
 
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Benjamin B. Coulter,Rhett Owens, July 17, 2014
It is obvious that broker-dealers and their registered representatives, and investment advisors, must be careful in making recommendations to clients. But the recent increase in regulatory interest relating to inaction in a client account should also give pause to members of the securities...

Common Mistakes, Problems and Concerns Companies Face During Implementation and Maintenance of Corporate Compliance Programs
Chester "Chet" J. Hosch, April 01, 2014
An effective corporate compliance program is an essential component of internal controls for uncovering and preventing ethical lapses and criminal violations and smart companies are prudently adopting these programs. However, it is not enough to merely implement the program. It is also essential...