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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 Conduct Due Diligence for a Merger or Purchase of a Business or LLC
Regardless of whether you are buying a business as an asset purchase, a division purchase, a company stock purchase, or a corporate merger, you ...
6-Step Business Startup Checklist
As a New York corporate attorney and tech startup lawyer, I'm frequently asked for a checklist of items to consider when starting a business. ...
Cannabis Business Opportunities Multiply as New York Legalizes Recreational Marijuana
On March 31, 2021, Governor Cuomo signed into law the Marijuana Regulation and Taxation Act (MRTA, S.854A), legalizing weed in NY state. It is ...
New York Lawmakers and Governor Cuomo Agree On Recreational Cannabis Legalization Bill
Well, it looks like NY will legalize recreational marijuana in the coming days and be the 15th state to do so! On March 24, ...
New York State is Accepting Cannabinoid (CBD) Hemp Retailer and Distributor Applications
The New York State Department of Health has launched the Cannabinoid Hemp (e.g., CBD) Retail License Application and Distributor Permit Application on January 25, ...
U.S. Senate Decriminalizes Marijuana – Cannabis with The MORE Act of 2019
On December 3, 2020, the U.S. House of Representatives voted in favor (by a 225 – 160 margin), of the Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and ...
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.