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What Are Exclusive Easements in CA?

What Are Exclusive Easements in CA? What Are Exclusive Easements in CA? An easement is defined as a tool within the legal system that grants someone other than the landowner to use a portion of land. An easement imposes limitations on how a person can use
Posted in Real Estate

Partnership Disputes

Partnership Disputes Partnership Disputes Partnerships require business owners to be involved and reliant on one another more than any other business structure. Due to this, the partnership relies heavily on the personal relationship between co-owners. This means that a relationship must be
Posted in Corporate Law

Firing an Employee

Firing an Employee Firing an Employee Firing an employee is an unfortunate but unavoidable fact of owning a business. There are a wide range of reasons to fire someone, whether they violate rules or are simply not the right fit for the environment.
Posted in Corporate Law

Licensing Intellectual Property

Licensing Intellectual Property Licensing Intellectual Property As discussed in our article about intellectual property (IP), it is an important asset for a business and so it needs to be protected. If a business has an opportunity to license their IP to another business,
Posted in Corporate Law

Punitive Damages from a Breach of Contract

Punitive Damages from a Breach of Contract Punitive Damages from a Breach of Contract When a contract is breached, there are many losses to the company that may not be so apparent at first. It is often incalculable the types of damages that could occur such as
Posted in Corporate Law

Protecting Intellectual Property

Protecting Intellectual Property Protecting Intellectual Property Everyone has heard the tale of someone who invented something big, but never got the patent for it. These storytellers complain that they never got their due for what they feel is their intellectual property. Luckily there’s
Posted in Copyright Law

Prepare for an Exit Transition

Prepare for an Exit Transition Prepare for an Exit Transition The route of public offerings is becoming increasingly less common for businesses. In today’s world, a business is more likely to seek out a merger, acquisition, or asset sale as a way to transition out.
Posted in Business Law

Accredited Investors

Accredited Investors Accredited Investors Under federal securities rules, accredited investors have access to a broader choice of investment opportunities. However, these options may  come with more financial and legal risks. This is because the law assumes that accredited investors have sufficient information
Posted in Corporate Law

Important Steps for Selling Your Business in California

Important Steps for Selling Your Business in California Important Steps for Selling Your Business in California Deciding to shutter a business can be motivated by many different factors. The plan may have always been to be sold, and closing the business was the goal from the beginning. Or
Posted in Buying and Selling of Businesses

Hidden Liabilities in Asset Purchase Agreements

Hidden Liabilities in Asset Purchase Agreements Hidden Liabilities in Asset Purchase Agreements In the competitive tech sector, mergers and acquisitions are vital for developing a business. Unfortunately, debts and liabilities that have been hidden from the buyer may put them at financial risk. Buyers may try
Posted in Business Law