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Efficient Corporate Mergers with Help from a NY Business Lawyer
Corporate mergers can be complex and time-consuming. The help of a New York Business Lawyer, can streamline and make it more manageable. A NY Business Lawyer can help with a corporate merger in several ways. This includes negotiating the terms of the merger, navigating the various legal requirements, and representing the interests of their clients during the merger process. New York state law requires that all corporations adhere to specific guidelines and requirements ...
How to Form New York LLC (a Limited Liability Company)
As New York business lawyers representing numerous startup businesses and established companies, we regularly help our clients form their New York limited liability company. ...
New York Is Accepting Applications for Conditional Cannabis Cultivation Licenses
New York Is accepting applications for Conditional Cannabis Cultivation Licenses. Under the new Cannabis Law, previously authorized hemp growers operating under the New York ...
New York Fast-tracks Conditional Adult-use Cannabis Retail Dispensary (CAURD) Licenses for “Justice Involved” Individuals
On March 10, 2022, the New York Cannabis Control Board ("CCB", the oversight body of the Office of Cannabis Management ("OCM")) released proposed draft ...
Conditional Cannabis Cultivation Licenses Will Be Available in New York
Governor Kathy Hochul signed legislation this morning, creating a new Conditional Adult-use Cannabis Cultivator license, providing a pathway for existing New York hemp farmers ...
How Can I Start a Cannabis Business in New York (updated 2022, MRTA)?
In March 2021, Governor Cuomo signed into law New York’s “Marijuana Regulation and Taxation Act” (the "MRTA"). The MRTA sets forth the new canna-business ...
Which New York Municipalities Opted-out of Cannabis Dispensaries and On-Site Consumption Lounges?
The deadline for New York’s municipalities to ban cannabis retail stores or consumption lounges expired on December 31, 2021. According to the data released ...
How do I Remove Rogue Member or Manager from My LLC?
Has your business partner, LLC member or LLC manager harmed your business? You are not stuck! There are ways to remove a rogue member or manager from your business, LLC, or partnership (similar to removing a rogue officer or shareholder from a company).
When do I need an NDA (Non Disclosure Agreement)?
So you have a great idea or a product and want to share confidential information with your prospective business partner. You should consider what information you will be sharing and make sure you are protected with a well-crafted non-disclosure agreement (also referred to as an NDA, or confidentiality agreement).
6-Step Business Startup Checklist
As a New York corporate attorney and tech startup lawyer, I am frequently asked for a checklist of items to consider when starting a business. Here is a checklist of my 6 steps to starting a business outlining some of the things that need to get done in starting or buying a large or small business (or a tech startup business). Find out more about how we can help you here. If you are launching a startup, consider our Fixed Fee Legal Startup Package for Entrepreneurs.
Business Purchase Checklist Part I
This is intended to help outline the general process of buying a business, explaining the legal aspects of how a business lawyer can assist in a business purchase transaction (it is not intended to be construed as legal advice for your particular situation). Basically, in these 2 videos, I try to help you identify what steps are involved in buying a business and what issues should be considered.
Part 1 of the video covers some typical terms and other items addressed in a term sheet:
- Names and Contact Information
- Purchase Price and Other Consideration
- Payment Terms; Financing; Downpayment
- Collateral (or security) for the Purchase Price
- Structure of the Deal
Business Purchase Checklist Part II
This is intended to help outline the general process of buying a business, explaining the legal aspects of how a business lawyer can assist in a business purchase transaction (it is not intended to be construed as legal advice for your particular situation). Basically, in these 2 videos, I try to help you identify what steps are involved in buying a business and what issues should be considered
Part 2 of the video covers some typical terms and other items addressed in a term sheet:
- Transfer Issues
- Covenant not to Compete
- Non-binding Nature of the Term Sheet
- Post-Closing Buyer and Seller Obligations
- Which is better — an asset purchase or a stock purchase of a company?
What is Aereo TV and Will Aereo Prevail in the Battle With Broadcasters?
Craig Delsack, New York media and technology attorney, was interviewed on May 1, 2013 by Karina Huber in a CCTV television report about the new player in the television distribution business — Aereo TV. The low cost internet TV provider offers its over-the-air television and DVR services in Manhattan (and soon to be other cities) for a very low cost, but broadcasters are fighting back.