Case Law Summaries

Federal – Pro Se Representation by Shareholder

FederalOlagues v. Steinour, Case No. 2:17-CV-49, decided 1/4/18.  The US District Court, Southern District of Ohio held that a shareholder cannot appear pro se in a suit alleging a violation of Sec. 16(b) of the Securities and Exchange Act because the suit is on behalf of the corporation and a corporation must be represented by a licensed attorney.

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