Parent not Liable for Tortious Interference When It Causes Subsidiary to Breach to Protect its Interest in its Subsidiary

Parent not Liable for Tortious Interference When It Causes Subsidiary to Breach to Protect its Interest in its Subsidiary

On December 27, 2021, Justice Schecter of the New York County Commercial Division issued a decision in Resorts Group, Inc. v. Cerberus Capital Mgt., L.P., 2021 NY Slip Op. 32797(U), holding that a parent entity cannot be liable for tortious interference when the parent, motivated by economic incentives to protect its interest in its subsidiary, causes its subsidiary to breach a contract . . . Continue reading Parent not Liable for Tortious Interference When It Causes Subsidiary to Breach to Protect its Interest in its Subsidiary

Tortious Interference With Business Relations Claim Fails for Lack of Evidence of the Defendant’s Use of Wrongful Means

Tortious Interference With Business Relations Claim Fails for Lack of Evidence of the Defendant’s Use of Wrongful Means

On July 28, 2021, the Second Department issued a decision in  Stuart’s, LLC v. Edelman, 2021 NY Slip Op. 04569, holding that a claim for tortious interference with business relations failed for lack of evidence of the defendant’s use of wrongful means . . . Continue reading Tortious Interference With Business Relations Claim Fails for Lack of Evidence of the Defendant’s Use of Wrongful Means