Physicians with a controlling interest in a New York professional corporation should be mindful of a minority shareholder’s common law right to judicial dissolution. In a recent posting on our New York Business Divorce Blog, Peter A. Mahler describes a recent ruling by Westchester County Commercial Division Justice Alan D. Scheinkman in the case of White v. Fee,
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Employment arrangements between hospitals and physicians often include productivity-based compensation.  This can be in the form of bonuses or adjustments to salary.  A common measure of productivity is the physician’s work Relative Value Units (“RVUs”).  Such productivity measures are intended to motivate newly-hired physicians and to support the fairness of compensation paid and earned.

 The “Stark Law” (42 U.S.C. §
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