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Attorney Must Deliver Files
To Surviving Entity after Merger
Agreement and statute provide that all rights and property
of merged corporation vest in surviving corporation
An attorney who represented an Oklahoma Girl Scout Council in employment matters has been ordered to transfer all of her client files to the surviving Council after the merger of her client and another Council. The Supreme Court of Oklahoma has held that the files belong to the surviving entity by virtue of the merger agreement and state law. (Girl-Scouts—Western Oklahoma v. Barringer-Thompson, No. 108676, 3/29/11.)
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