When a divorcing couple owns a business together, figuring out how to handle it can be a huge pain. Today’s couple, while never married, were the engine behind the founding and growth of a wildly successful company. As their personal animosity toward each other grew over the years, the in-office acrimony between TransPerfect founders Philip Shawe and Elizabeth Elting became the stuff of legal legend in the Chancery Court of Delaware – and far beyond.
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Philip Shawe Shirley Shawe v. Elizabeth Elting (findlaw.com)
Shawe v. Elting, 157 A. 3d 142 – Del: Supreme Court 2017 (Google Scholar link)
TransPerfect Sale Clears Final Hurdle – Slator (slator.com)