Texas Fiduciary Litigator: Court Addressed A Shareholder Derivative Suit Against Officers And Directors For Self-Interested Transactions, Misuse Of Company Assets, And Dereliction Of Duties (November 9, 2020)

David Fowler Johnson, in his Texas Fiduciary Litigator Blog, discusses Roels v. Valkenaar.

In Roels v. Valkenaar, a shareholder filed a shareholder derivative suit against former and current officers and directors of the company based on multiple claims of breach of fiduciary duty. No. 03-19-00502-CV, 2020 Tex. App. LEXIS 6684 (Tex. App.—Austin August 20, 2020, no pet. history). The defendants filed a motion to dismiss, and the trial court denied it. The defendants appealed, and the court of appeals reversed in part and affirmed in part.

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Posted by David Brito, Associate Editor, Wealth Strategies Journal.

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