Texas Appeals Court Won't Restart $1.4M Davis Cedillo Suit

Law360, Houston (February 6, 2014, 3:27 PM EST) -- A Texas appeals court said Thursday that until it registers to do business in the state, a foreign partner to a real estate venture cannot pursue litigation against Davis Cedillo & Mendoza Inc. for allegedly facilitating a secret $1.4 million loan secured against partnership assets.

The 14th District Court of Appeals ruled that although Liechtenstein-based Immobiliere Jeuness Establissement is not required to renew expired business registrations of a pair of limited partnerships that hold the venture’s assets in order to bring a derivative suit on their...
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