Due Diligence: Preparing to Sell a Small Business

New York Business Lawyer Discusses Due Diligence: Preparing to Sell a Small Business “Due diligence” is the period of time during which a buyer has the opportunity to investigate a business before completing the purchase. During the due diligence phase, the buyer can research the company’s financial ... Read More >

The Five Contracts Your Business Should Have

As a small business owner you likely enter into contracts on a daily basis. With your suppliers, your distributors, your employees. When a party doesn’t perform, the contract should be the first place you look to determine your rights, obligations, and remedies. These are the written contracts every ... Read More >

What To Review When Buying A Small Business In New York

Purchasing an established small business is a great way to be a business owner while minimizing some of the risk associated with a start up. A business with an established product, client base, and brand name will allow you to jump right into operations; no need to create the product or find the ... Read More >

Why a Small Business Lawyer is Essential to Business Owners

Starting and running a small business can be a complicated matter. Along with the day-to-day activities, the owner must also deal with the larger legal issues pertaining to their business. Oftentimes business owners lack the legal knowledge to handle these issues effectively, and end up hurting ... Read More >

FAQ: Copyright Law

Ten Common Questions about Copyright Law What is a copyright? A copyright is a form of protection of art and culture given to the artist or author. The copyright gives the person who created the work six exclusive rights. These rights are the right to reproduce the work, distribute the work, ... Read More >

Commercial Lease Review: 10 Things New York Tenants Should Know

Ten things New York tenants must know about the commercial lease review process After months of searching you finally found the perfect location for your business. The rent is reasonable, the size is just right, the landlord seems nice. You can already picture your business in this location. You ... Read More >

Contract Review Checklist

Contract Review Checklist Do you have a contract on your desk right now just waiting for your signature? If you are like most small business owners- you do. Business owners enter into agreements all the time. People make some agreements with nothing more than a handshake. But others are more ... Read More >

What Every New York Business Owner Should Know About Contracts

A contract is an agreement between two parties; where each party gains something and loses, or pays, something. Except in certain situations, a contract does not have to be written to be enforceable. However, having a written document stating exactly what was agreed to is always a good idea. Whether ... Read More >