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2016


Family Law: Corporate and Trust Challenges to Service of Process and Jurisdiction

Family Law: Corporate and Trust Challenges to Service of Process and Jurisdiction

December 21, 2016

In a divorce case, the suing spouse may seek to join a trust or business entity on grounds that the other spouse’s control of, ownership interest in, or substantial business dealings with the entity require its joinder in order to transfer assets. In this article, shareholder Michael Sampson discusses the preliminary challenges to service of process that may be available to the entity or trust seeking dismissal.

Update Beneficiary Designations After Divorce or Annulment

Update Beneficiary Designations After Divorce or Annulment

December 15, 2016

Generally, provisions of a will that “affect” a former spouse are void.

Home Depot Cyber Derivative Action Shuttered: Another Data-Breach Derivative Suit Fails to Clear Fundamental Corporate Law Hurdles

Home Depot Cyber Derivative Action Shuttered: Another Data-Breach Derivative Suit Fails to Clear Fundamental Corporate Law Hurdles

December 7, 2016

The recent dismissal of a Home Depot derivative action ends a string of high-profile derivative suits stemming from large-scale corporate data breaches.

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