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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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 Before a Business Divorce

Nobody forms a business partnership with the expectation that it will all fall apart one day in the future. Nonetheless, these dissolutions (or divorces) happen regularly. They are usually caused by factors such as:   Poor business decisions Personal disagreements Financial mismanagement Owner death or illness, or Government intervention   If you are thinking about…

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Common Business Disputes that Could Lead to Litigation

If you own a business, you understand the importance of good planning. You likely spent hours upon hours researching and organizing before you even opened your doors to the public. Successful businesses don’t just happen, they are the result of careful planning and execution. Unfortunately, some business owners overlook an essential aspect of their business…

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