Articles

C Clayton Gill

Minority Shareholder Oppression – an Equitable Remedy for a Wrongfully Terminated Owner in a Closely Held Company – C. Clayton Gill

Terminating the employment of a minority shareholder without just cause may result in unintended and significant cash flow consequences for majority shareholders. This article will address a new equitable cause of action, minority shareholder oppression, and how to avoid claims for minority shareholder oppression through carefully drafted agreements. Written by C. Clayton Gill, Moffatt Thomas. Published in the Idaho State Bar periodical, The Advocate, May 2017.

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Alex N Semanko

“The Short End: Abandoning the Leasehold,” Alex N. Semanko, Moffatt Thomas

It is a fear for many landlords when they decide to go into the rental property business: what happens if someone rents your property and then decides they want to break their lease early? This is where things can get tricky. Before you do anything at all, you need to know your rights as they pertain to the law.

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Benjamin C Ritchie

“GOING GREEN – MARIJUANA AND THE WORKPLACE,” Benjamin C. Ritchie

In the highly contested election of November 2016, legalizing marijuana was one of the only issues that many Americans were able to agree on. California, Nevada, Arizona, and Massachusetts all had ballot measures legalizing recreational marijuana in certain amounts. Only the measure in Arizona failed to pass.

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Larry C Hunter

Idaho Attorney Measures Rule of Law in Argentina, by Larry C. Hunter, Moffatt Thomas

Let's just get it on the table from the beginning, Buenos Aires is one of the most beautiful cities in the world: a rich amalgam of architecture from the new world and old (principally late 19th, early 20th century French and Italian architecture), well-maintained parks, statues and other monuments and picturesque avenues. It also has its share of cramped slums and crushing poverty.
The challenge in Argentina is to utilize its assets to build an infra-structure to overcome the systemic misdistribution of income. The purpose of this article is not to discuss the economic situation or needed economic reforms in Argentina. However, for such reforms and development to take place, the basic platform of the Rule of Law needs to be in place. By Rule of Law, I refer to the system wherein a country is governed by duly enacted laws, not by one person's dictation.

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Larry C Hunter

“Reflections on Volunteer Service,” by Larry C. Hunter, Moffatt Thomas

The power of many rather than the power of one is most often the way in which we can change the world.

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