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The FTC's Noncompete Ban - A Landmark Ruling for Tech Startups
Startup Law

The FTC’s Noncompete Ban – A Landmark Ruling for Tech Startups

Unleashing Innovation: How the FTC’s Noncompete Ban Levels the Playing Field for Tech Startups In a groundbreaking move that promises to reshape the competitive landscape, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has delivered a monumental blow to the widespread use of

Intellectual Property

Legal Strategies for Tech Startups: Securing Your Intellectual Property

Legal Strategies for Tech Startups: Securing Your Intellectual Property Intellectual property (IP) has become the lifeblood of any tech startup,  or any company for that matter, in today’s digital era. With the days of companies’ assets being tied to tangible

Startup Law

Venture Capital Financing: Legal Insights

For start-up companies, venture capital financing fuels the transition from concept to scalable business. At the heart of venture capital financing lies a shared vision. Investors aim to amplify their portfolios while founders get their company up and running. Underlying

Intellectual Property

How to Protect a Trademark

A trademark is one of the most valuable pieces of intellectual property a company owns. Trademarks build brand recognition, protect the originality of your products, and strengthen relationships with your customers. Once you have gone through the difficult process of

General Counsel

What is Fractional General Counsel?

Whether an entrepreneur is starting a new venture or an established enterprise is expanding its portfolio, every business needs legal advice from an expert attorney who understands the company and the industry. Even when business practices don’t change, applicable laws

Startup Law

The Top Legal Mistakes Startups Make and How to Avoid Them

The Top Legal Mistakes Startups Make and How to Avoid Them So, you’ve taken the plunge and started a brand new business. Congratulations! Now what? There’s no denying it’s a massively exciting time, but with that comes a lot of

Mergers and Acquisitions

Understanding the role of a SPAC

Private businesses may decide to go public to raise more money and expand their enterprise. Special purpose acquisition companies assist private companies in New York and elsewhere with going public and acquiring an existing company. SPACs must adhere to the

Mergers and Acquisitions

Explaining the hostile takeover

The world of corporations, both in New York and worldwide, is an ever-changing landscape of companies being born, merging with other entities or being acquired and sometimes dying. These transitions can take many forms; some are complex and challenging. The

Mergers and Acquisitions

High-profile accretive acquisitions

An accretive acquisition adds value to the acquiring company by increasing its earnings per share (EPS) and other measurable factors. This type of acquisition can be beneficial for the acquiring and the acquired companies, as it can help increase the

Commercial Real Estate

What type of commercial loans are available?

Purchasing commercial real estate takes a lot of money, usually millions of dollars. Most New York investors need financing to make their purchase possible. Consider these financing option types when seeking a commercial investment loan. Types of common commercial loans

Commercial Real Estate

Is it possible to sell the business and the property together?

Selling a business can be challenging, especially when commercial real estate is involved. In New York, it’s common for a company to own the building or property where it operates. This can complicate the sale of the business as it

Mergers and Acquisitions

Mergers and acquisitions and intellectual property issues in New York

Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) are a standard part of business operations in New York, with companies buying or merging with other companies to expand their market reach and increase their profits. But while there are many tangible benefits to M&A

Mergers and Acquisitions

Insight into the buy-side of mergers and acquisitions in New York

When two businesses merge in New York (or one purchases the other), it is the buy-side of the transaction that is responsible for completing the deal. This side of M&A includes the buyers, their financiers and their legal and financial

General Counsel

Are DBAs and FBNs necessary? Does your company need one?

There are pros and cons of registering a Doing Business As (DBA) in New York. On the pro side, registering a DBA can help protect your business from legal issues. Additionally, registering as a DBA can give you access to

Business Documentation

What you need to know about selling your New York business

You’ve put a lot of work into building your business, so if you’re thinking about selling it, it’s important to understand the process and what to expect. Business law can be complex, and there are a number of things to

Commercial Real Estate

What do you need to consider when buying commercial real estate?

Commercial real estate law in New York doesn’t offer as many protections as residential real estate. Buyers must read leases carefully and negotiate problematic clauses or walk away from the property. Location, space and budget are other factors that play

Mergers and Acquisitions

Why some mergers fail

Two prosperous New York companies are merging, and everything is going well. The deal has been signed, they’re making a lot of space for the new company in the building, and the only missing piece of the puzzle is to

Raising Capital

Ways to raise capital for your business venture

Regardless of your business size, raising capital is always challenging. Companies need money to cover operating activities and invest in future growth. Finding enough capital to meet your New York company’s needs takes a great deal of work, patience and