To make a business acquisition or merger work, it is important to know the key steps to facilitate success. Whether it is a national or international transaction, having a corporate law attorney is very important to minimize liability and maximize the financial impact for the merger or acquisition of a business. [Read more…] about How to Plan for a Successful Business Merger or Acquisition
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How Intellectual Property Law Impacts Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs)
The intellectual property market is growing in leaps and bounds. Smart SMEs are filing trademark, patent, and copyright applications on a regular basis. When your ideas are not legally protected, they can be easily taken by another person or business. A patent and trademark attorney can advise you when it makes sense to protect your intellectual property and guide you through the process to secure and protect your intellectual property. [Read more…] about How to Protect Your Intellectual Property
A business attorney is a lawyer who is skilled in the areas of law that affect businesses. Business law encompasses many different areas of the law, but the most common areas of the law are contracts, intellectual property, corporate compliance, risk management, real estate, employment law, merger and acquisitions, insurance law, tax law, and litigation. An attorney with a comprehensive background in these areas of the law is a valuable asset to a business and can provide guidance in multiple areas. If you are about to purchase a business or already own a business, a business law attorney can help to protect your business and avoid unnecessary and costly mistakes. [Read more…] about What Does a Business Law Attorney Do and When Should I Hire One?
Are you a business that does not have very many agreements in place with the companies (“vendor or vendors”) that you purchase products and services from? If you have agreements in place with the vendors’ that you purchase products and services from, are those agreements usually the vendors’ agreement? If the answer to the two above questions is yes, then putting the below legal language on the bottom of your Purchase Order (“PO”) will increase your leverage if something goes wrong between you and one your vendors. You cannot rely on the fact that your vendors will do right by you if something goes wrong with their goods and services. [Read more…] about THE IMPORTANCE OF LEGAL LANGUAGE ON YOUR PURCHASE ORDER
Monthly/Quarterly Tax Filing and Payments Info
Many monthly and quarterly employer tax filings and/or payments have been deferred. Here’s a quick round-up of the latest status on tax filings.
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