Sahara Beach Club, Inc., In re

CourtNew York Supreme Court Appellate Division
Citation3 A.D.2d 933,163 N.Y.S.2d 315
PartiesIn re SAHARA BEACH CLUB, Inc. Dissolution of Sahara Beach Club, Inc., formerly known as Breakers At Lido Inc., a corporation. Sidney Frenchman, George Frantzman, Benjamin Wein, Leo Frantzman, Philip Cohen and Jack Schaefer, appellants; Al Meyers and Edward Shoher, respondents.
Decision Date20 May 1957

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163 N.Y.S.2d 315
3 A.D.2d 933
In re SAHARA BEACH CLUB, Inc.
Dissolution of Sahara Beach Club, Inc., formerly known as
Breakers At Lido Inc., a corporation.
Sidney Frenchman, George Frantzman, Benjamin Wein, Leo
Frantzman, Philip Cohen and Jack Schaefer,
appellants; Al Meyers and Edward Shoher,
respondents.
Supreme Court, Appellate Division, Second Department.
May 20, 1957.

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Herbert Shiff, New York City, for appellant, Leo Kotler, New York City, on the brief.

Before NOLAN, P. J., and WENZEL, BELDOCK, HALLINAN and KLEINFELD, JJ.

MEMORANDUM BY THE COURT.

In a proceeding for the voluntary dissolution of a corporation pursuant to article 9 of the General Corporation Law, the appeals are (1) from an order dated January 4, 1957 referring the matter to a referee to hear and report on three questions, (a) Are the directors of Sahara Beach Club, Inc., unable to agree on a matter of corporate management, (b) Would dissolution be noninjurious to the public, and (c) Would dissolution be beneficial to the shareholders, and (2) from so much of an order dated February 21, 1957 as denied a motion to vacate a notice to examine appellant Benjamin Wein before trial.

Order dated January 4, 1957, and order dated February 21, 1957 insofar as appealed from affirmed, with $10 costs and disbursements. The examination before trial shall proceed on five days' notice.

The papers submitted on the motion for a reference sufficiently indicate on their face that there is a deadlock in the management of the corporation's affairs within the purview of section 103 of the General Corporation Law, and that dissolution would be noninjurious to the public and beneficial to the shareholders. The Special Term, therefore,

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had discretion to entertain the application (General Corporation Law, § 106) and, upon the return of the order to show cause, to appoint a referee (General Corporation Law, § 112). We do not now decide whether or not dissolution should be ordered. That question must be determined by the referee after a hearing. Matter of Fulton-Washington Corp. (Burkin-Katz), 2 A.D.2d 981, 157 N.Y.S.2d 894. In our opinion, a proceeding for the...

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3 practice notes
  • Barbour v. People
    • United States
    • United States State Supreme Court (New York)
    • 18 Noviembre 1994
    ...H v. P, 90 A.D.2d at 437, n. 2, 457 N.Y.S.2d 488, supra Seigel, N.Y.Practice § 555 p. 868; see also, In re Sahara Beach, [163 Misc.2d 325] 3 A.D.2d 933, 163 N.Y.S.2d 315; Plaza Operating Partners Ltd. v. IRM (USA) Inc., 143 Misc.2d 22, 539 N.Y.S.2d 671; CPLR Notwithstanding that leave of co......
  • Mintz, Matter of
    • United States
    • New York Supreme Court — Appellate Division
    • 9 Septiembre 1985
    ...made upon a full development of the facts after an opportunity for discovery (see, Matter of Sahara Beach Club, Inc. [Frenchman-Meyers], 3 A.D.2d 933, 163 N.Y.S.2d 315). Only upon such a record, and not upon acrimonious affidavits, can it be determined whether the corporation has been engag......
  • Alshor Realty Corp., Matter of
    • United States
    • New York Supreme Court Appellate Division
    • 20 Mayo 1957
    ...The examination before trial shall proceed on five days' notice, see Matter of Sahara Beach Club [Frenchmen-Meyers], App.Div., 163 N.Y.S.2d 315. NOLAN, P. J., and WENZEL, BELDOCK, HALLINAN and KLEINFELD, JJ.,...
3 cases
  • Barbour v. People
    • United States
    • United States State Supreme Court (New York)
    • 18 Noviembre 1994
    ...H v. P, 90 A.D.2d at 437, n. 2, 457 N.Y.S.2d 488, supra Seigel, N.Y.Practice § 555 p. 868; see also, In re Sahara Beach, [163 Misc.2d 325] 3 A.D.2d 933, 163 N.Y.S.2d 315; Plaza Operating Partners Ltd. v. IRM (USA) Inc., 143 Misc.2d 22, 539 N.Y.S.2d 671; CPLR Notwithstanding that leave of co......
  • Mintz, Matter of
    • United States
    • New York Supreme Court — Appellate Division
    • 9 Septiembre 1985
    ...made upon a full development of the facts after an opportunity for discovery (see, Matter of Sahara Beach Club, Inc. [Frenchman-Meyers], 3 A.D.2d 933, 163 N.Y.S.2d 315). Only upon such a record, and not upon acrimonious affidavits, can it be determined whether the corporation has been engag......
  • Alshor Realty Corp., Matter of
    • United States
    • New York Supreme Court Appellate Division
    • 20 Mayo 1957
    ...The examination before trial shall proceed on five days' notice, see Matter of Sahara Beach Club [Frenchmen-Meyers], App.Div., 163 N.Y.S.2d 315. NOLAN, P. J., and WENZEL, BELDOCK, HALLINAN and KLEINFELD, JJ.,...

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