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In a case where no corporate law exists, then yes, a majority voting bloc could flex its power over minority shareholders and do things to their own personal benefit [by electing a majority of the Board of Directors, who then appoint a CEO friendly to the majority bloc]. A simple example would be to enter into a contract with a related party supplier at ...


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The analogy with a denial of service attack is weak at best. The activity involved did not cause anyone a denial of service. Instead, the risk of counter-party bankruptcy caused the intermediaries to require 100% collateral. Essentially, Robinhood and TD Ameritrade would become liable for all losses instead of the hedge fund should the hedge fund seek ...


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Disclaimer: I am not a lawyer and I don't claim to have extensive experience with lawyers. But based on my personal experience and some logic ... I don't know what typical fees are for a lawyer in Maryland. May well be higher than here in Michigan. But I see @phillip found a source that says typical lawyer fees are $100 to $300 per hour, which sounds ...


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If you have an real estate agent, ask them for a reference. They or their firm should have an idea of a local expert. Reviewing the plat is a normal part of the purchase process. It probably doesn't take a lawyer. My experience is that should not take very long to explain. They can tell you what you can or can't do near that part of your property. They can ...


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According to this website, a reasonable hourly rate for attorneys in the United States is between $100 and $300. So $1500 just to explain a legal document to you is a really hefty price. The reason they charge you such a high price is because top law firms want to deal with top clients who come to them with very complicated legal issues (like companies). ...


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Yes. It applies to securities through section 9(a)(2) of the securities act, to commodities like bitcoin through 13(a)(2) of the commodities act, and everything else through broad, generic Federal fraud statutes. "It shall be a felony punishable by a fine of not more than $1,000,000 or imprisonment for not more than 10 years, or both, together with the ...


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