FTX Bankruptcy – What Will Happen to Investors’ Money?

If you have been paying attention to financial news recently, you have probably heard that FTX, one of the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges, has declared bankruptcy. Its founder and former CEO, Sam Bankman-Fried has been indicted by the U.S. Department of Justice and is awaiting extradition from The Bahamas. The firm’s rapid collapse has left…

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What We Can Learn From Elon Musk’s Twitter Buyout

In April, Elon Musk— famous for Telsa and SpaceX—shocked the world when he announced his intentions to buy Twitter for $44 billion. Twitter agreed to this decision, but shortly after, Musk got cold feet and attempted to back out of the agreement.    But on October 27, the deal was closed, and Musk became the…

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Three Bad Contract Habits Your Business Needs to Break

Over time, we can all build bad habits and not be as diligent as we should be to protect our largest assets. Having well-drafted contracts is an area where both new and established businesses need the guidance of experienced business counsel.        Contracts are important documents that can protect your business interests and help…

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Should You Form Your Business as a Florida Entity?

As you work through the process of starting a new business, you’ll have lots of difficult decisions to make. However, there are perhaps none more important than choosing the state in which you will incorporate your new entity.    There are many reasons to form a business in Florida, including:    Strong Corporate Veil   …

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Does My Business Need to Hire an Attorney?

Small business owners are faced with many decisions every day on how to run and handle their business. As an entrepreneur, the last thing any business owner wants to focus on is legal tasks, issues, paperwork, and especially legal negotiations or lawsuits.    After all, owners should be handling the day-to-day operations of their business,…

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Strategies to Negotiate Business Contracts

When you are starting a new business, having strong agreements is important.  Well-drafted agreements will protect you and your business in the event of a dispute or legal action. However, most contracts involve complex or nuanced issues that non-lawyers would not be aware of and it is important for non-lawyer business owners not to undertake…

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Rights of Partners in a Business Divorce

Are you planning to separate from your business partner? If so, it’s crucial for you to understand your rights before you begin the process.     The exact nature of your rights will depend on the structure of your business. However, they will typically include:    The Right to Access Essential Company Information    As a…

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Issues to Consider When Litigating a Business Divorce

When you start a business with another person, you hope it will thrive for many years to come. If it doesn’t, you will need to find a way to end your relationship.    Most business attorneys will tell you the best way to separate from a business partner is through a process of negotiation and…

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