Jack Barber served as a panelist for a seminar entitled Resolving Shareholder Disputes as part of the Complex Financial Litigation series presented online by Thompson Reuters West Legal Ed Center and Financial Poise. Barber joined Hon. Richard J. Billick Jr. (Retired) and Charlie Kuyk, CPA on the panel, which was moderated by David E. Lieberman.
The panel discussion focused on disputes that arise in closely-held corporations, family businesses, and partnerships. Barber discussed the primary issues that cause shareholder and partner disputes, the most common types of disputes, the financial impact of disputes, methods to resolve disputes, and how shareholders and partners can guard against disputes by entering into shareholder or partnership agreements.