Josh Borger has been reappointed to the Board of Trustees of the Santa Clara County Bar Association.
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In Rad v. Golpour (2012, Sixth District Court of Appeal, Case No. H036035), our attorneys, representing some of the defendants in this corporate dispute, won a stunning reversal of the trial court’s million dollar judgment against all of the defendants. The Court of Appeal agreed with our arguments that, as a derivative shareholder suit, the plaintiff, a mere shareholder, could not recover when suing on behalf of the company. The Court of Appeal further held that the trial court erred in finding various defendants liable under theories of conspiracy, aiding and abetting, or lack of fiduciary duty, all for lack of substantial evidence.
Commercial ground leases are long term leases of land where the tenant pays for the property’s expenses (i.e., maintenance) and is permitted to build improvements. The leases typically range from fifty to ninety-nine years. The leased land is typic…
Partners owe duties to one another called “fiduciary duties.” But, what are these fiduciary duties? And, what are the other partner’s rights if they’re violated. This blog answers those questions.
A. What are fiduciary duties?
A partnership i…