Online Business Reputation and Defamation Cases: Part 5 ON APPEAL

By Fredrick P. Niemann, Esq. of Hanlon Niemann & Wright, a Freehold, NJ Business Litigation Attorney In this 5 part series, I have discussed a case involving a business that claimed defamation against negative online reviews believed to have been made by the defendant to retaliate as their landlord-tenant relationship dissolved. Early on we discussed […]

Online Business Reputation and Defamation Cases: Is there a Legal Remedy for Business Reputation Defamation? Part 1

By Fredrick P. Niemann, Esq. of Hanlon Niemann & Wright, a Freehold, NJ Business Litigation Attorney Often landlords and tenants have problems with each other. These disputes commonly end up in court.  In the case Kinda v. Carpenter, an interesting series of events transpired.  The plaintiffs were tenants in a commercial lease. They owned a […]

Every NJ Shareholder is a Fiduciary to Their Fellow Shareholders

By Fredrick P. Niemann, Esq. a NJ Shareholder Lawsuit Attorney As a shareholder of a New Jersey corporation, it is important to understand your fiduciary obligations. All shareholders throughout the state owe a reciprocal fiduciary duty to other shareholders within their corporation. This relationship is one of trust, confidence, loyalty and good faith, and is […]

Common Stock vs. Preferred Stock: What is the Difference?

By Fredrick P. Niemann, Esq., a NJ Shareholder Attorney  Purchasers of stock in a corporation all have shareholders rights. These rights differ depending on the corporation and what type of stock it is. There are two main types of stock, Common Stock and Preferred Stock. The type of stock a shareholder owns can have a […]

Different Types of Ownership in NJ Corporations

By Fredrick P. Niemann, Esq., a NJ Shareholders Attorney New Jersey corporations create funding and cash flow by offering prospective shareholders an investment opportunity with the corporation. There are different ways in which this is done, but two of the most common are through equity and debt financing. Chances are you have heard of stocks […]

A SHAREHOLDER LAWSUIT CAN GET YOU MORE THAN JUST MONEY!

By Fredrick P. Niemann, Esq. a New Jersey Shareholder Lawsuit in New Jersey Attorney If you are sued by your business partner because of alleged improper action on your part, what remedy will he or she seek? Many people assume that, when your business partner sues, it is like any other case for damages like […]

As a Shareholder of a NJ Family-Owned Corporation, Should You Consider Bringing in Independent Directors?

By Fredrick P. Niemann, Esq., a NJ Shareholders Attorney As more family businesses are established in New Jersey and across the country by ambitious families, business governance has become a hot topic. Many of these family-owned corporations do not last beyond the first or second generation due to improper governance on behalf of the families. […]