Stating that while a nominal defendant corporation generally may not defend a derivative action filed on its behalf, it "may assert defenses contesting the plaintiff's right or decision to bring suit, such as asserting the shareholder plaintiffs lack of standing ...."
143 Cal.App.4th 96 (Cal. Ct. App. 2006) Cited 69 times
Finding plaintiff's "part performance of the oral contract by paying $77,000 for the down payment on the condominium would satisfy the statute of frauds" even though that payment by itself provides no information on other terms of agreement