Panel Affirms Dismissal of Suit Over Kenneth Cole Deal

The Appellate Division, First Department, unanimously affirmed the dismissal of a minority shareholder challenge to a going-private deal by Kenneth Cole Production's majority shareholder, Kenneth Cole.

 

Analysis of Case Disqualifying Plaintiffs' Counsel

On October 20, 2014, Justice Eileen Bransten of the New York County Commercial Division issued a decision in Anderson & Anderson LLP-Guangzhou v. North American Foreign Trading Corp., 2014 NY Slip Op. 51530(U), disqualifying plaintiffs' counsel under the attorney-witness rule and his firm under the former-client rule.

Featured Firms
Brewer & Pritchard, P.C.
Three Riverway, 18th Floor
Houston, TX 77056
713-209-2950
www.bplaw.com
Barclay Law LLC
2100 Morris Avenue
Birmingham, AL 35203
205-488-2797
Consumer Litigation Associates, P.C.
1800 Diagonal Rd #600
Alexandria, VA 22314
703-273-7770
www.clalegal.com

Presented by Big Voodoo
Decisions
Case Motions
  • Pensmore Investments v. Gruppo, Levey – In $2.3 million action alleging breach of settlement accord, plaintiffs move for order directing defendant to turn over $2 million of personal property--identified as antiques, art and jewelry--to sheriff, and for auction of property (Justice Shirley Werner Kornreich)
    November 26, 04:23 PM EST
  • MyPod Studios v. AdOn Network – In $1.5 million action alleging misrepresentation of online traffic, certain defendants move to dismiss because for failure to state a claim and because plaintiff executed a release against individual defendant (Justice Saliann Scarpulla)
    November 26, 03:16 PM EST
  • Financial Guaranty Insurance v. Morgan Stanley ABS Capital I – In RMBS-related insurance action, Morgan Stanley defendants move to dismiss, arguing plaintiff may not seek recovery of potential future damages for payments not yet made (Justice Marcy S. Friedman)
    November 26, 03:13 PM EST
  • Stormharbour Securities v. IIG Trade Opportunities Fund – In $3.4 million action over investment banking fee, plaintiff placement agent moves for summary judgment, asserting terms of engagement letter states plaintiff is entitled to fee (Justice Eileen Bransten)
    November 26, 03:10 PM EST