The First Department of New York’s Appellate Division Applies the Internal Affairs Doctrine to a Shareholder Dispute Brought Against a German Company on Behalf of its Shareholders

By Mark H. Moore Both state and federal courts have adopted the “internal affairs doctrine” for disputes among or between a corporation and its directors, officers, and shareholders.  Under this approach, courts generally apply the substantive law of the state of incorporation to such disputes, because “application of that body...

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Mark H. Moore Shares Legal Insight on Universities’ Decisions About Who Gets to Teach Remotely Amidst Pandemic-Related Health Concerns

As colleges and universities make decisions about returning to the classroom in the fall, professors with health concerns, or with family members with health concerns, still face uncertainty about who will get approved to teach remotely and who won’t. On June 22, The Chronicle of Higher Education published an article...

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The Chronicle of Higher Education Features Mark H. Moore in Article on Colleges’ Liability Amidst COVID-19

As colleges and universities across the country make decisions about whether to return to in-person classes in the fall, and what that will look like, they face numerous obstacles and liability concerns. The Chronicle of Higher Education published an article on May 29 illuminating the many issues, featuring quotes and...

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