Business Law

What is the role of litigation in business?

Why Is Litigation Better Than Alternative Dispute Resolution?

When a legal issue arises, there are a few options the disputing parties have to reach a solution. Two potential methods are litigation and alternative dispute resolution (ADR). Each method has pros and cons, and the best option depends on your specific circumstances and resources. Identifying the correct route for your ideal outcome requires a …

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Are Business Lawyers and Corporate Lawyers the Same?

Are Business Lawyers and Corporate Lawyers the Same?

Though business law and corporate law are similar and may overlap in certain circumstances, there are distinct differences between the two. However, most corporate lawyers will manage business law, too. Some aspects overlap to such a degree that they are interchangeable. Here are what each handles: Corporate lawyers manage: Corporate assets International contracts Business incorporation …

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What Is the Difference Between Corporate and Business Law?

What Is the Difference Between Corporate and Business Law?

Corporate and business laws are meant to apply to business entities, which means that they also include sole proprietorships, LLCs, and partnerships. As corporations are a type of business entity, sometimes the difference between business and corporate law can seem confusing. Even though corporate and business law sound like they both cover cases involving companies, …

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Close of the Year Checklist

Close of the Year Checklist

Is your employee handbook updated? There were substantial changes to employment laws in 2021 with more being implemented in 2022. Are your corporate filings up-to-date and are your records current? Are you aware of new federal reporting requirements for 2022 and prepared to comply with the new rules? Have you considered the California state and …

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Tips and tricks

Four tips for business owners facing potential litigation

When your business interests are threatened by the prospect of litigation, you need to know what to do in order to protect your investment. We have seen many companies who failed to realize the impact that litigation has upon a business’s day-to-day operations, resulting in significant harm that is difficult to overcome. We wanted to …

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Business plan

Succession Planning: Structuring a Successful Plan With Tax and Non-Tax Considerations

No business should operate without a succession plan in place. The succession plan should have its imprint on the day-to-day operations of the business. Once you have a succession plan in place, the implementation of that plan will integrate itself into the fabric of decision making. Importantly as well, the timing of your succession will …

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