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What Is A Neavada Series LLC?

Hi, I’m Jerry Carter with the Sierra crest business law group here in Reno, Nevada. We represent a lot of business owners. And so one of the questions that come up in our business representation is, what type of entity should I use to start my business? A lot of business owners ask us if […]

Business Court Declines to Enforce a Covenant Not to Compete

Department 7 of the Washoe County Business Court entered a December 5, 2016 Order denying a temporary restraining order and preliminary injunction enforcing a former employee’s covenant not to compete. Background The plaintiff was a trading firm engaged in trading, investment, and other business activities in United States, European, and Asian markets. The defendant was […]

Nevada’s Prompt Payment Act Is Enforced in Business Court

Department 7 of the Washoe County Business Court entered November 29, 2016 Order and December 2, 2016 Order enforcing Nevada’s Prompt Payment Act in favor of a Nevada drilling contractor that sought a $2.3 million change order due to unanticipated subsurface drilling conditions. Factual Background Plaintiff National EWP, Inc. (“National”), a licensed Nevada drilling contractor, […]

Business Court Allows Securities Fraud Lawsuit to Move Forward

In a September 13, 2016 Order, Department 7 of the Washoe County Business Court denied a securities fraud defendant’s motion to dismiss, but ordered the plaintiff to re-plead its complaint. Background The Plaintiff alleged that he invested $1,000,000 in a redevelopment of the Cal Neva Lodge located in Crystal Bay, Lake Tahoe. He alleged that […]

Washoe County Business Court Denies Preliminary Injunction in Franchise Termination Case

In an April 11, 2016 Order, Department 9 of the Washoe County Business Court denied a preliminary injunction sought by a Nevada wine distributor against a California wine producer. The distributor then appealed this decision to the Nevada Supreme Court and sought a “stay,” i.e., the same preliminary injunction pending appeal. The Business Court entered […]

Temporary Restraining Order Protects a Proposed Stock Sale and Settlement Agreement from Corporate Interference

Department 9 of the Washoe County Business Court entered a May 24, 2016 temporary restraining order to protect a proposed settlement for which court approval was being sought. Val Holms, an approximately 47% shareholder of Bakken Resources, Inc. (“BRI”), was sued in a separate derivative action on behalf of BRI by Manuel Graiwer and other […]

Business Court Dismisses Petition for Judicial Review on the Basis of Improper Venue

In a May 20, 2016 Order, the Business Court of the Second Judicial District Court recently dismissed a Petition for Judicial Review because the Petition was filed in the wrong county. Background The Nevada Public Utilities Commission (“PUC”) approved an electricity rate increase affecting homeowners with roof-top solar panels. The PUC heard the rate challenge […]

Washoe County Business Court Refuses to Enter Preliminary Injunction Against Casino

By Jerry Carter. A Peppermill Casino employee was caught on the premises of Grand Sierra Resort making unauthorized entry into slot machines. Grand Sierra Resort sued the Peppermill Casino and the employee, and sought a preliminary injunction against both. The court granted a preliminary injunction against the employee, but denied the requested preliminary injunction against the Peppermill […]

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