Category: Legal Considerations for Business

"Do You Have a Succession Plan for Your Business?" Paper and Pencil on Blue Wooden Table Graphic

Do You Have a Succession Plan for Your Business?

Business stock distribution is normally determined early on in a business and is included in either the bylaws, operating agreement, term sheets, or some other formal agreement. Usually, stock distribution is reserved for founding partners, board members, and investors. However, business owners should also consider making stocks available to other deserving individuals within the company to include board appointed successors as well.

"5 Reasons Your Business Could Fail Without Business Insurance" two Businessmen Under a Red and Yellow Umbrella Graphic

5 Reasons Your Business Could Fail Without Business Insurance

Regardless of the size or location of your business, not maintaining the proper business insurance is a risky move. From catastrophic events to employee lawsuits and more, your business must be protected at all times.

"How Can I Find a Lawyer for My Business?" Pink Flower

How Can I Find a Lawyer for My Business?

While you may not always think about having a lawyer, it is important to have someone to watch your back legally. When searching for a business lawyer, here are a few things you should do.

Do I need legal protection for my website?

Do I Need Legal Protection for My Website?

~by Cate Cole~ . Does your website need legal protection? The short answer is YES!  Websites are like a room in our house. The one everyone congregates in when they first drop in.  I always say to people, if the business were bricks and mortar, it would be the shopfront. And, just like any stores,…
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The Biggest Business Mistakes I’ve Made – and the Lessons I’ve Learned

~by Haley Lynn Gray~  . What I’ve learned in business is that there will be plenty of failures and a few successes. Sometimes the greatest success is learning from the failures, because those will frequently teach us the most profound lessons. I think that because I have such a fabulous education in business, I was…
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Business Finances: How White Collar Crime Can Affect Your Company

~by Lizzie Weakley~ . White collar crime can create a huge amount of problems for any business. All it takes is one bad employee or external associate to wreak havoc on your business. This makes it essential that every company have steps in place to prevent crimes from happening. This  includes having clear policies to…
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Corporate Law: Why Your Business Needs a Lawyer for Stockholder Disputes

~by Lizzie Weakley~ . There are a variety of reasons for stockholder disputes. The two most common disputes for small companies arise when stockholders are deadlocked with no majority, and when a minority stockholder believes that the company isn’t being run in its best interests. The Deadlock Deadlocks are usually seen in small 50/50 corporations.…
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online reputation

6 Tips for Establishing a Solid Online Reputation

~by Dixie Somers~ . As a business owner, you may understand that information posted on the Internet about your company can make or break you. People respond well to positive reviews, and they’ll carefully avoid companies that have a negative reputation online. Fortunately, there are some steps you can take to safeguard your company’s reputation…
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