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Public Filings Can Avoid Apparent Authority Problems

By David Toback |

Businesses that have employees usually delegate to those employees certain tasks and responsibilities. In many cases, employees need to speak on behalf of the company in order to carry out daily business functions. But not every employee is authorized to do everything for the corporation. For example, an employee may have the right to… Read More »

Don’t Buy a Previous Business’ Liabilities

By David Toback |

So you just bought a business. This is a very exciting time. You purchased assets, customer lists, property, perhaps a name and a logo, and all the other items that make your purchase a good one. Because you purchased an already existing business, you don’t have to start from scratch—your business has a name,… Read More »

Could Coercion or Duress Affect Your Business Agreements?

By David Toback |

The ability of our businesses to thrive—or just survive—often depends on the agreements and contracts they enter into. If those who agree to do something or pay something to our business are able to back away from their agreements, there would be no way for our business to properly function and budget. Obviously, there… Read More »

Is an Arbitration Clause Right for You?

By David Toback |

The United States Supreme Court has recently ruled on an arbitration clause involving a consumer’s dispute with DirecTV. The case brings to light the question of whether including arbitration clauses in your business agreements may be right for you. What is Arbitration? Arbitration is a contractual clause that forces anyone who sues you to… Read More »

Blast Marketing Can Be a Costly Mistake to Make

By David Toback |

If you have a business, there are a number of unexpected pitfalls that you can fall into when doing what would otherwise seem like harmless activities. One of those activities is basic marketing. It may seem like when it comes to marketing and promoting your business, that anything goes. But in fact, some kinds… Read More »

Boilerplate Contract Provisions and How They Affect You (Part 1)

By David Toback |

It may seem logical that in business contracts every term and provision would be unique to your particular agreement or situation. While that’s generally true, there are many provisions that appear over and over again and are sometimes automatically put in no matter the kind of contract or what it may encompass. These are… Read More »

Understanding Due Diligence

By David Toback |

Due diligence is a word that we hear often. Whether it’s in buying a home, or purchasing a business, we often toss around the term as a necessary safety precaution before putting our names on the dotted line. But what does due diligence actually mean when purchasing land or a business, or any other… Read More »

Consider Liquidated Damages In Your Next Business Agreement

By David Toback |

When entering into a contract, it’s always a good idea to look at the future, and ask yourself what would happen if your contract was breached. Likely, you would be able to file a lawsuit to collect your contractual damages; but what exactly are those damages, and how can you ensure that you recover… Read More »

An Intro to Shareholder Derivative Lawsuits

By David Toback |

If you are a shareholder or member of a company or an LLC, you may have an issue with the way that a company is being run or operated. In fact, you may even believe that you are owed money in the form of distributions, and that you are being deprived of those funds…. Read More »

Old Ways of Running LLCs Have Changed With New Laws

By David Toback |

There is an old car commercial for Oldsmobile, where, in order to tout changes in the vehicle, the saying went “This is Not Your Father’s Oldsmobile.” Well, just like the car, if you plan on forming your own business entities and companies—particularly LLCs—doing it the old way may get you into some trouble, as… Read More »

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