Legislative updates

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Case summaries

Legal Representation
Raghuram v. Great Lakes Plastic, Reconstructive & Hand Surgery, PC, Nos. 333661, 334050, decided 2/6/2018. The Michigan Court of Appeals ruled the same attorney could not represent both a corporation and one of its shareholders in a shareholder dispute as it had not been established whether the corporation’s interests aligned with the plaintiff shareholder or defendant shareholder.

Other notices

April 22, 2019 — An alert on the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA)’s website, dated April 22, 2019, warns Michigan corporations of a non-governmental entity called “Michigan Council for Corporations” seeking to collect a fee to prepare “corporate consent records in lieu of annual meeting minutes.” The alert states that this notice is not issued by LARA or any governmental agency and that corporations are not required to file an “Annual Records Solicitation Form.”
January 18, 2019 — The Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA) has issued an alert on its website warning Michigan corporations of a deceptive notice being sent from a non-governmental entity seeking a fee to prepare “corporate consent records in lieu of annual meeting minutes.” LARA states that this mailing is not from LARA or any other government agency and that corporations are not required to file the form referenced in the solicitation.