Category : Business

Common Types of Business Litigation

The world we live in has become quite litigious. As the owner or manager of a business, taking steps to be prepared for litigation before it occurs can be critical to being successful in court. Business litigation can include a variety of different issues. A claim can arise between two businesses, between an individual and […]

Four Things to Consider if your Business Might be Sued

Whether you own a small business or a large corporation, litigation should be avoided whenever possible. Lawsuits are expensive, time-consuming and stressful. If you suspect your business is going to be sued, or if a petition has already been served on you, it is imperative that you contact an experienced business litigation attorney to protect […]

Negotiating Executive Equity Compensation

If you are a “C-level” executive, one of the most important parts of your compensation package is the equity position that you gained when you were hired. If you had an attorney assist you in negotiating your employment contract, your equity compensation is likely structured for you to obtain maximum gain and tax-favorable income when […]

Tips for Preparing for a Business Lawsuit

If you are a business owner, the last thing you want to think about is dealing with a lawsuit. However, it is important to take steps to be as prepared for any potential litigation as you can. In fact, taking steps to prepare before you are sued or need to sue another party, can save […]

Retention Compensation: What You Need to Know

The use of retention compensation for executives and senior management has significantly grown in recent years. Although retention compensation is simply a way to defer payment long-term, this type of reward is put into place due to a set of circumstances that trigger the need for additional compensation. Events Triggering Retention Compensation A key employee […]

M&A Attorneys Represent the Board – Not Executives

If you are a key employee with your company and it is going through a merger or acquisition, one of the most critical decisions you can make in protecting yourself is hiring your own personal attorney. It is all too common for executives to mistakenly believe that the lawyers handling the merger or acquisition are […]

Will the M & A Market Evaporate Because of Covid-19?

Many people are predicting that the Covid-19 recession will destroy the merger and acquisition market. While it is true that corporate acquisitions usually greatly decrease during recessions, that may not be the result of the current Covid-19 recession. We are seeing devastating outcomes from the various lockdowns. Unemployment is approaching the levels of the Great […]

What Executives Need to Understand about Retention Agreements

All executives and senior-level management officers need to understand the importance of retention agreements. The two primary situations where retention agreements are used are: (1) when a company is being acquired by another party or other times of uncertainty which may place the key employee’s job security in jeopardy, or (2) when the executive is […]