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Corporate Governance and Derivative Litigation

Barbuto & Johansson, P.A. represents shareholders of corporations in shareholder derivative lawsuits in state and federal courts when officers, executives or other company insiders breach their fiduciary duties owed to the company.  Derivative lawsuits allow a shareholder to file a lawsuit in the name of the corporation against the company insiders for breaching a fiduciary corporate duty that harms the company.  Common issues that are addressed in shareholder derivative actions include the business judgment rule, corporate waste, executive compensation, failing to disclose non-arm length transactions between insiders and the company, and other corporate governance matters.