Daniel S. Kleinberger

William Mitchell College of Law

875 Summit Ave

St. Paul, MN 55105-3076

United States

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Scholarly Papers (50)

1.

A User's Guide to the New Uniform Limited Partnership Act

Suffolk University Law Review, Vol. 37, p. 647, 2004
Number of pages: 84 Posted: 01 Dec 2005
Daniel S. Kleinberger
William Mitchell College of Law
Downloads 1,579 (22,197)

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ULPA, RULPA, NCCUSL, Uniform Entity Acts

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The Next Generation: The Revised Uniform Limited Liability Company Act

Business Lawyer, Vol. 62, p. 515, 2007, William Mitchell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 60, Suffolk University Law School Research Paper No. 07-13
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 01 Dec 2006
Daniel S. Kleinberger and Carter G. Bishop
William Mitchell College of Law and Suffolk University Law School
Downloads 908 (49,455)

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limited liability company, LLC, operating agreement, uniform law, charging order, shelf, law reform, NCCUSL, apparent authority, closely held, oppression, derivative, special litigation committee

3.

A Myth Deconstructed: The 'Emperor’s New Clothes' on the Low Profit Limited Liability Company

William Mitchell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2010-03
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 17 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 21 Nov 2010
Daniel S. Kleinberger
William Mitchell College of Law
Downloads 872 (52,258)
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Limited Liability Company, LLC, Low Profit Limited Liability Company, L3C, Program Related Investment, PRI, tax exempt organizations, Socially Beneficial Investing, Tranch, foundations, charities, private foundations, hedge funds, leverage

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The Single Member Limited Liability Company as Disregarded Entity: Now You See it, Now You Don’t

Business Law Today, Forthcoming, William Mitchell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2010-04, Suffolk University Law School Research Paper No. 10-12
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 02 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 05 May 2010
Daniel S. Kleinberger and Carter G. Bishop
William Mitchell College of Law and Suffolk University Law School
Downloads 811 (57,629)

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limited liability company, LLC, single member limited liability company, SMLLC, transparency, pass through taxation, Lattanzio, Hagerman, pro se representation, transfer taxes, transfer restrictions, conflation, entity aggregate

5.

Direct Versus Derivative and the Law of Limited Liability Companies

Baylor Law Review, Vol. 58, p. 63, 2006, William Mitchell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 47
Number of pages: 79 Posted: 19 May 2010
Daniel S. Kleinberger
William Mitchell College of Law
Downloads 629 (80,173)

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limited liability company, direct, derivative, close corporation, closely held, partnership, oppression, diversity, dissolution, standing

6.

Agents of the Good, Servants of Evil: Harry Potter and the Law of Agency

William Mitchell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 67
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 08 May 2007
Daniel S. Kleinberger
William Mitchell College of Law
Downloads 556 (93,618)
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Harry Potter, Voldemort, Dumbledore, Snape, agency, fiduciary, fiduciary duty, good conduct, authority, actual authority, apparent authority, control, enterprise liability, loyalty, termination, consent, Restatement

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Seven Points to Explain Why the Law Ought Not Allow the Elimination of Fiduciary Duty Within Closely Held Businesses - Cardozo is Dead: We Have Killed Him

William Mitchell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 61
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 30 Nov 2006
Daniel S. Kleinberger
William Mitchell College of Law
Downloads 476 (113,205)

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fiduciary, duty, Delaware, Cardozo, 'freedom of contract', eliminate, limit, restrict, limited liability company, LLC, Re-ULLCA, NCCUSL, uniform law, business, organization, entity

8.

When the Law is Understood - L3C No

William Mitchell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2010-07
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 13 Mar 2010
Daniel S. Kleinberger and J. William Callison
William Mitchell College of Law and Faegre & Benson LLP
Downloads 425 (129,398)
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limited liability company, LLC, low profit limited liability company, L3C, program related investment, PRI, tax exempt organizations, socially beneficial investing, tranch, foundations, charities, private foundations, hedge funds, leverage

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Careful What You Wish For - Freedom of Contract and the Necessity of Careful Scrivening

William Mitchell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 52, XXIV Pubogram, No. 19, October 2006
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 22 Oct 2006
Daniel S. Kleinberger
William Mitchell College of Law
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limited liability company, limited partnership, contractarian, fiduciary duty, Delaware, eliminate restrict limit contract

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Charging Orders and the New Uniform Limited Partnership Act Dispelling Rumors of Disaster

Probate and Property, Vol. 18, July/August 2004
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 17 Sep 2006
Daniel S. Kleinberger, Carter G. Bishop and Thomas Geu
William Mitchell College of Law, Suffolk University Law School and University of South Dakota Law School
Downloads 371 (150,915)

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charging order, limited liability company, LLC, partnership, corporation, taxation

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The Closely Held Business Through the Entity-Aggregate Prism

Wake Forest Law Review, Vol. 40, p. 827, 2005, William Mitchell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 15
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 25 Oct 2005
Daniel S. Kleinberger
William Mitchell College of Law
Downloads 316 (179,369)

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Aggregate, Closely Held Business, Corporation, Entity, LLC, Partnership

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Wanted: An Ethos of Personal Responsibility - Why Codes of Ethics and Schools of Law Don't Make for Ethical Lawyers

Connecticut Law Review, Vol. 21, p. 365, 1989, William Mitchell Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 29 Jun 2010 Last Revised: 25 Jul 2010
Daniel S. Kleinberger
William Mitchell College of Law
Downloads 298 (190,913)

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Legal Instruction, Law School, Ethics, Professional Responsibility, Legal Analysis, Social Theory, Max Weber, moral responsibility, morality

13.

The Plight of the Bare Naked Assignee

Suffolk University Law Review, Vol. 42, p. 587, 2009, William Mitchell Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 13 Jan 2011
Daniel S. Kleinberger
William Mitchell College of Law
Downloads 296 (192,268)

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Irony, LLC, Corporations, Business Law, Property Rrights

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Diversity Jurisdiction for Llcs

Business Law Today, Vol. 14, p. 31, October 2004
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 17 Sep 2006
Carter G. Bishop and Daniel S. Kleinberger
Suffolk University Law School and William Mitchell College of Law
Downloads 285 (199,940)

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Diversity, jurisdiction, limited liability company, LLC, federal

15.

Direct vs. Derivative, or What's a Lawsuit between Friends in an 'Incorporated Partnership?'

William Mitchell Law Review, Vol. 22, p. 1203, 1996
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 30 Nov 2005
Daniel S. Kleinberger
William Mitchell College of Law
Downloads 274 (208,033)

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Closely Held Corporations, Direct, Derivative, Minnesota

16.

An SMLLC Conundrum: Disregarded for Federal Tax Purposes but Not in Federal Court

Journal of Business Entities, Vol. 12, No. 1, p. 4, January/February 2010, Suffolk University Law School Research Paper No. 09-42, William Mitchell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 121
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 17 Sep 2009 Last Revised: 24 Mar 2010
Carter G. Bishop and Daniel S. Kleinberger
Suffolk University Law School and William Mitchell College of Law
Downloads 261 (218,469)

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A Myth Deconstructed: The 'Emperor's New Clothes' on the Low-Profit Limited Liability Company

Delaware Journal of Corporate Law (DJCL), Vol. 35, No. 3, 2010
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 18 Jan 2011
Daniel S. Kleinberger
William Mitchell College of Law
Downloads 256 (222,657)

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Delaware, Journal, Corporate, Law, low-profit limited liability company, L3C, Internal Revenue Code

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Why Not Good Faith? The Foibles of Fairness in the Law of Close Corporations

William Mitchell Law Review, Vol. 16, 1990, William Mitchell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1990-03
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 27 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 07 Mar 2010
Daniel S. Kleinberger
William Mitchell College of Law
Downloads 231 (246,129)

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Corporate Law, Corporate Policy, Business Judgment Rule, Good Faith, Shareholder Oppression, Reasonable Expectations, Fiduciary Duty, Inter se, Close Corporation, Closely Held Corporation, Corporation

19.

ABA Business Law Section, on Behalf of its Committees on LLCs and Nonprofit Organizations, Opposes Legislation for Low Profit Limited Liability Companies (L3Cs)

William Mitchell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2012-05
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 10 May 2012
Daniel S. Kleinberger
William Mitchell College of Law
Downloads 205 (275,315)
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low profit limited liability company, L3C, hybrid, social justice, benefit corporation, business, ABA, American Bar Association, Business Law Section, LLC, limited liability company, tranched, program related investment, PRI, social benefit, jeopardizing investment, moral capitalism

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Sorting Through the Soup: How Do LLCs, LLPs and LLLPs Fit within the Regulations and Legal Doctrines?

Business Law Today, Vol. 13, November-December 2003, William Mitchell Legal Studies Research
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 24 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 25 Jul 2010
Daniel S. Kleinberger
William Mitchell College of Law
Downloads 170 (325,184)

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limited liability company, LLC, limited liability partnership, LLP, limited liability limited partnership, LLLP, corporations, business entities, business organizations, business regulation, common law

21.

Delaware Dissolves the Glue of Capitalism: Exonerating from Claims of Incompetence Those Who Manage Other People’s Money

William Mitchell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2011-01
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 01 Apr 2011
Daniel S. Kleinberger
William Mitchell College of Law
Downloads 148 (365,368)

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Delaware, Corporations, Corporate, Gross Negligence, Good Faith, Business Judgment, Race to the Bottom, Exoneration/Exonerate, Exculpation/Exculpate, Other People’s Money, Disney, Caremark, Stone, Ritter, Lyondale

22.

No Risk Allocation Need Apply: The Twisted Minnesota Law of Indemnification

William Mitchell Law Review, Vol. 13, No. 4, pp. 777-842, 1987, William Mitchell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1987-01
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 28 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 04 Mar 2010
Daniel S. Kleinberger
William Mitchell College of Law
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Contracts, Indemnification, Construction, Personal Injury, Workers' Compensation, Negligence, Indemnity, Strict Construction, Contribution, risk allocation, insurance, CGL

23.

Who Owns the Christmas Trees? - the Disposition of Property Used by a Partnership

Kansas Law Review, Vol. 39, p. 245, 1991
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 29 Nov 2005
Daniel S. Kleinberger
William Mitchell College of Law
Downloads 133 (397,552)

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A Crack in the Shield? Malpractice Coverage at Risk

William Mitchell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 49, Bench and Bar of Minnesota, Vol. 63, p. 26, 2006
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 08 Oct 2006
Daniel S. Kleinberger
William Mitchell College of Law
Downloads 121 (427,043)

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liability insurance, malpractice, attorney lawyer, professional firm, third party beneficiary, separate legal person

25.

Is the Delaware Court of Chancery Going 'Objective' on Us? Or Policemen’s Annuity and Benefit Fund of Chicago v. DV Realty Advisors LLC: More Delaware Permutations on Good Faith

William Mitchell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2012-12
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 08 Sep 2012
Daniel S. Kleinberger
William Mitchell College of Law
Downloads 85 (543,757)
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good faith, fair dealing, good faith and fair dealing, covenant, contractual covenant, fairness, reasonableness, contract interpretation, limited liability company, limited partnership, Delaware, chancery, objective, subjective, contract interpretation

26.

'Magnificent Circularity' and the Churkendoose: LLC Members and Federal Employment Law

Oklahoma City University Law Review, Vol. 22, 1997
Number of pages: 112 Posted: 30 Oct 2010
Daniel S. Kleinberger
William Mitchell College of Law
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Employment Law, Limited Liability Companies, partnerships, corporations

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'Apparent Servants' and Making Appearances Matter: A Critique of Bagot v. Airport & Airline Taxi Cab Corporation

William Mitchell Law Review, Vol. 28, No. 4, p. 1527, 2002
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 23 Dec 2009 Last Revised: 30 Jan 2010
Daniel S. Kleinberger and Peter B. Knapp
William Mitchell College of Law and Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Downloads 79 (568,074)

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agency law, apparent authority, Bagot, taxi cab, apparent servant, respondeat superior, employee, servant, master, employer, torts

28.

The Reporter's Rejoinder

Suffolk University Law Review, Vol. 37, p. 981, 2004
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 30 Nov 2005
Daniel S. Kleinberger
William Mitchell College of Law
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Uniform Limited Partnership Act

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Ethos and Conscience - A Rejoinder

Connecticut Law Review, Vol. 21, 1989, William Mitchell Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 29 Jun 2010
Daniel S. Kleinberger
William Mitchell College of Law
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Legal Ethics, Professional Responsibility, Law School, Legal Instruction

30.

The Limited Effect of 'Maximum Effect'

Bus. L. Today (Aug. 13, 2020), available at https://businesslawtoday.org/2020/08/limited-effect-maximum-effect/, U of Houston Law Center No. 2023-A-16
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 01 Mar 2023 Last Revised: 27 Oct 2023
Daniel S. Kleinberger and Douglas K. Moll
William Mitchell College of Law and University of Houston Law Center
Downloads 47 (734,761)

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maximum effect, delaware, limited liability company, llc, freedom of contract

31.

Guilty Knowledge

William Mitchell Law Review, Vol. 22, 1996, William Mitchell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1996-03
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 23 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 03 Mar 2010
Daniel S. Kleinberger
William Mitchell College of Law
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Agency law, information attribution, scope of employment, acquired within, present knowledge, imputation, principal

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LLC and Partnership Transfer Restrictions Excluded From UCC Article 9 Overrides

Business Law Today (February 2019)
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 06 Jan 2023
Carl S. Bjerre, Daniel S. Kleinberger, Edwin E. Smith and Steven O. Weise
University of Oregon School of Law, William Mitchell College of Law, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, L.L.P. and Proskauer Rose LLP
Downloads 39 (790,693)

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LLCs, Limited Liability Companies, Partnerships, Article 9, Uniform Commercial Code

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The Direct-Derivative Distinction, the Special Litigation Committee, and the Uniform Act: A Response to Professor Weidner

77 The Business Lawyer, Vol. 77, pp. 433-472 (Spring 2022)
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 06 Feb 2023
Daniel S. Kleinberger
William Mitchell College of Law
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LLC, limited liability company, direct, distinction, SLC, special litigation committee, ADR, alternate dispute resolution, corporation, litigation, lawsuit, uniform acts

34.

Limited Liability Limited

Business Law Today (September 2019)
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 13 Apr 2023
Daniel S. Kleinberger
William Mitchell College of Law
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Limited Liability Companies, LLCs, Shield, Dass, Tentexkota

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The LLC as Recombinant Entity: Revisiting Fundamental Questions Through the LLC Lens

Fordham Journal of Corporate and Financial Law, Vol. 14, 2009
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 29 Apr 2022
William Mitchell College of Law and Mitchell Hamline School of Law
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limited liability company, L.L.C., limited liability partnership, L.L.P., business organizations

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Delaware’s Implied Contractual Covenant of Good Faith and “Sibling Rivalry” Among Equity Holders

Proceedings of the  21st Century Commercial Law Forum: 15th International Symposium 2015 Tsinghua University School of Law, (Beijing, China)
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 06 Feb 2023
Daniel S. Kleinberger
William Mitchell College of Law
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Covenant, Good faith, Fair dealing, Delaware, UCC, Uniform Commercial Code

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Minority Oppression and the LLC: Manere v. Collins, the Uniform Act, and Comment 701

Business Law Today (April 8, 2021)
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 17 Apr 2023
Daniel S. Kleinberger
William Mitchell College of Law
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LLCs, Limited Liabilty Corporations, Close-Corporations, Minority, Oppression, Manere

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Protecting the Sacred Writing: The Operating Agreement

Business Law Today (February 15, 2018)
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 04 Mar 2023
Daniel S. Kleinberger
William Mitchell College of Law
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Limited Liability Companies, LLCs, Contract, Oral modification, Operating agreements

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No Longer Peas in a Pod: More Implications of the Divorce of Minnesota Corporate and LLC Law

Bench & Bar Of Minnesota (February 2018)
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 02 Feb 2023
Daniel S. Kleinberger
William Mitchell College of Law
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LLCs, Minnesota, Corporate Law, Partnership, Uniform Limited Liability Company Act

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We Interrupt This Program...to Talk of Transfer Restrictions

Business Law Today (September 2018)
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 09 Jan 2023
Daniel S. Kleinberger
William Mitchell College of Law
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LLCs, Limited Liability Companies, Iowa, Operating Agreements, Transfer Restrictions

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Like Great Britain, a Limited Liability Company May Have an Unwritten Constitution

Business Law Today (September 2017)
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 06 Jan 2023
Daniel S. Kleinberger
William Mitchell College of Law
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Limited Liability Companies, Operating agreements

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Don’t Dabble in Delaware

Business Law Today (July 20, 2017)
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 12 May 2023
Daniel S. Kleinberger
William Mitchell College of Law
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Delaware Limited Liability Company Act, LLC, Delaware Court of Chancery

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What Is a Charging Order and Why Should a Business Lawyer Care?

Business Law Today (March 2019)
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 09 Jan 2023
Daniel S. Kleinberger
William Mitchell College of Law
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Charging Order, Closely-held Corporations

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Series of Unincorporated Business Entities: the Mobius Strip and Klein Bottle of Business Entity Law

Business Law Today (February 17, 2015)
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 12 May 2023
Daniel S. Kleinberger
William Mitchell College of Law
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LLC, Protected series, Internal shields, Limited Liabilty Company, Uniform Law Commission

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Two Decades of "Alternative Entities": From Tax Rationalization Through Alphabet Soup to Contract as Deity

Fordham Journal of Corporate and Financial Law, Vol. 14, 2009
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 29 Apr 2022
William Mitchell College of Law and Mitchell Hamline School of Law
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limited liability company, L.L.C., limited liability partnership, L.L.P., business organizations

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Delineating the Implied Covenant and Providing for 'Good Faith'

Business Law Today (May 30, 2017)
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 12 May 2023
Daniel S. Kleinberger
William Mitchell College of Law
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ULLCA, Delination, Good faith, Implied covenant, LLC, Delaware

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How Can I Be a Party to a Contract and Yet Lack Standing to Sue Another Party for Breach?

Business Law Today (July 16, 2018)
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 12 May 2023
Daniel S. Kleinberger
William Mitchell College of Law
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Direct-derivative distinction, ULLCA, Limited Liability Company

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The Fatal Design Defects of L3Cs

The Nonprofit Quarterly, Summer 2010, at 39-43
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 16 May 2023
Daniel S. Kleinberger
William Mitchell College of Law
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Limited Liability Company, LLC, Low-Profit Limited Liability Company, L3C, Program-Related Investment, PRI, Tax Exempt Organizations, Socially Beneficial Investing, Private Foundations

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Donahue's Fils Aîné: Reflections on Wilkes and the Legitimate Rights of Selfish Ownership

Western New England Law Review, Vol. 33, 2011
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 29 Apr 2022
William Mitchell College of Law and Mitchell Hamline School of Law
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Close corporations, Partnership, Fiduciary duty

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Foreword: Shape Shifting in the Law

William Mitchell Law Review, Vol. 38, No. 2, 2012
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 29 Apr 2022
William Mitchell College of Law and Mitchell Hamline School of Law
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business organizations, non-profit, "social value" enterprise