Litigating Fiduciary Duties In Business Divorces

David F. Johnson
David F. Johnson | Winstead PC

David is the managing shareholder of Winstead PC’s Fort Worth office. David specializes in fiduciary litigation, including trust and estate disputes and closely held business disputes.

Live Video-Broadcast: July 28, 2021

Litigating Fiduciary Duties In Business Divorces
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Program Summary

When business partners decide to end their relationship, there can be many disputes that arise. When the parties form an entity or informal partnership, they can owe fiduciary duties to the entity and, potentially, each other. This webinar will discuss the fiduciary duties that arise in various business arrangements and whether those duties are owed to the organization or to the other owners.

It will also discuss what actions are appropriate and not appropriate to comply with those duties when the owners contemplate a divorce. The presentation will also address the issues that arise when parties, who have a preexisting fiduciary relationship, get into a business divorce dispute.

This course is co-sponsored with myLawCLE.

Key topics to be discussed:

  • The fiduciary duties that owners and operators owe to the business and each other
  • The conduct that is allowed (and not allowed) before and after a business divorce to comply with fiduciary duties
  •  Issues that arise in business ventures between parties that have pre-existing fiduciary relationships.

Date / Time: July 28, 2021

  • 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm Eastern
  • 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm Central
  • 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Mountain
  • 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Pacific

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Closed-captioning available

Speakers

David F. Johnson_Winstead PC_myLawCLEDavid F. Johnson | Winstead PC

David is the managing shareholder of Winstead PC’s Fort Worth office. David specializes in fiduciary litigation, including trust and estate disputes and closely held business disputes.

David is the author of a blog that regularly reports on fiduciary issues in Texas: www.txfiduciarylitigator.com. David is board certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization in Civil Trial Law, Civil Appellate Law, and Personal Injury Trial Law, and is one of fewer than 25 attorneys in Texas with that triple certification.

 

Agenda

I. The fiduciary duties that owners and operators owe to the business and each other | 3:00-3:20
II. The conduct that is allowed (and not allowed) before and after a business divorce to comply with fiduciary duties | 3:20-3:40
III. Issues that arise in business ventures between parties that have pre-existing fiduciary relationships. | 3:40-4:00