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New Jersey Adopts Revised Uniform Limited Liability Company Act: An Overview of Significant Changes

by Jeffrey M. Shapiro and Eileen Overbaugh Excerpt: On March 18, 2013, the Revised Uniform Limited Liability Company Act (the "Revised Act") becomes effective and replaces New Jersey's existing Limited Liability Company Act (the "Current Act") with respect to all limited...

What Are the Elements of Conversion in New Jersey?

In New Jersey, common law conversion is defined as ” ‘the exercise of any act of dominion in denial of another’s title to . . . chattels, or inconsistent with such title. ‘ ” Marsellis-Warner Corp. v. Rabens , 51 F. Supp. 2d 508, 525 (D.N.J. 1999) (quoting Mueller v. Technical...

New Jersey Establishes Complex Business Litigation Program

The Supreme Court of New Jersey has announced the establishment of a Complex Business Litigation Program, effective January 1, 2015, with designated judges in each county assigned to provide individualized case management to complex business, commercial and construction cases meeting the program criteria...

What Are the Elements of Fraud in New Jersey?

In New Jersey, the elements of common-law fraud are: “(1) a material misrepresentation of a presently existing or past fact; (2) knowledge or belief by the defendant of its falsity; (3) an intention that the other person rely on it; (4) reasonable reliance thereon by the other person; and (5) resulting...

What Are the Elements of a Civil RICO Claim in New Jersey?

To prove a cause of action under section 2C:41-2(c) of the New Jersey Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (“New Jersey RICO”), N.J.S.A. § 2C:41-2(c), the plaintiff must demonstrate (1) the existence of an enterprise, (2) that the enterprise engaged in or its activities...