Favorable Settlement for Global Agribusiness in Shareholder and Corporate Governance Dispute

Global Agricultural, Commodity Trading and Mining Company
Representation of United States subsidiary of global agricultural, commodity trading, and mining company in lawsuit against minority partner. The minority partner sought $40 million in damages, alleging breach of contract, defamation, and breach of fiduciary duty. During discovery, our team proved that the minority partner caused our client substantial damage. We settled the case for less than five percent of the originally-sought damages.
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Michael N. Kreitzer

Michael N. Kreitzer

Partner, Litigation Practice Group Chair
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Representation of real estate investors in limited partnership derivative suits. Investors sought millions of dollars in damages, based on the diminution of the value of their investment and lost opportunities.
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Representation of computer leasing company as lead arbitration counsel. Obtained an arbitration award and recovery of all funds sought by the client.
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Representation of equity investor in its successful bid for the deployment of the Red Compartida wholesale broadband network, an approximately $7 billion public-private partnership with the Mexican Secretariat of Communications and Transportation.
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