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Recent Case Addresses LLC Managers’ Authority to Delegate

7.12.2016 - Client Alerts - Commercial

The Delaware Court of Chancery recently issued an important opinion addressing the ability of managers of a limited liability company to delegate to non-managers. The opinion in Obeid v. Hogan, CA. No. 11900-VCL (Del. Ch. Jun. 10, 2016), illustrates the importance of careful drafting in alternative entity governance documents. Particularly, drafters should consider (1) whether they intend to incorporate corporate governance principles into their limited liability company or limited partnership agreements and (2) the intended scope of delegation to non-managers, non-members and non-general partners.

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