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Joint Ventures in New York: How a Business Lawyer Can Help
Starting a joint business venture in NY can be an exciting opportunity for entrepreneurs and investors. It can, however, come with its own set of legal complexities. That's where a New York Business Lawyer comes in. When entering into a joint business venture, it's essential to have all agreements, contracts, and negotiations in writing and legally sound. A New York business lawyer can help ensure that the terms of the joint venture agreement are ...
How Do You Remove an LLC Member or Manager From Your Small Business?
If a manager or a member of the LLC engages in conduct that harms the LLC, the other members have standing to bring what ...
Do You Need an Operating Agreement for Your Small Business LLC? Here is my LLC Operating Agreement Checklist.
As you may know, a "corporate kit" usually includes a pre-printed, generic limited liability company operating agreement. There is no telling how complete these ...
Forming or Buying a Small Business in New York? Links To Start and Grow Your Small Business.
Is the name that you have in mind for your startup company available to use? Need to find out whether shares of stock or personal assets of a person or company have liens filed against it? Need to find out if tax warrants have been filed in New York? Need to know about the various taxes applicable to New York businesses and [...]
Why Choose a Limited Liability Company (LLC) over a Corporation For Your Small Business?
An LLC combines the limited liability advantages of a corporation with the control and tax advantages of a partnership. You can elect to have ...
Starting an LLC or a Business in New York? Here is my Business Startup Checklist
As a business and corporate attorney representing startups and established companies, I am frequently asked for a checklist of items to consider when starting ...
New York State Considers Overhauling New York’s Medical Cannabis Program Making It Less Costly and More Accessible to Qualified Patients
On May 6, 2019, New York State law makers proposed two bills, A7467 and S5657 (both are the same), that would overhaul New York’s ...
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.