Author Archives: Marc Empey

The Right Corporate Attorney Essential To Success

Quality Legal Counsel Ensures Corporate Success

Business owners who want their company to experience success need to establish four essential things. Their company must provide a product or service that people need or desire. Second, their product or service must be effectively marketed to their target audience. Continue reading

What Factors Make a Merger or Acquisition Successful Or Not?

Mergers and acquisitions help to provide and reveal extra development and benefit openings. Business visionaries regularly utilize mergers and acquisitions as an exit strategy and it is vital in deciding their definitive achievement and budgetary autonomy. It should be noted that things don’t generally go smooth in the execution of mergers and acquisitions and now and then it is a total disappointment. Continue reading

Key Areas of Land Use Laws in California

California is a word with multiple meanings. To some people, it is the epitome of the west coast. To others, it is Hollywood. To them, it is the city of dreams. Last but not least, California is a huge land mass. It is one of the largest states in America. With that being said, this state has several land laws set forth that prevent the exploitation of its resources. A simple land law is taken seriously in this state and can affect the state’s millions of residents. Therefore, zoning laws have to be concise and straightforward. Continue reading

Steps to Organizing Your Corporation

Whenever you are looking to start up and organize a business, it is important to know about all of the legal procedures that must be followed. These procedures must be followed so that you can keep your corporation valid and in good standing. If any corporation or limited liability company goes out of business, the last thing that any owner will want to do deal with is a considerable amount of business debts. Business owners that are not careful can face considerable consequences such as being sued and otherwise liable for the business debts. Continue reading

What is a Letter of Intent in a Merger and Acquisition?

Mergers and Acquisitions are undertaken by companies to achieve growth and efficiency. The M&A strategies allow higher profits for a business than just organic growth. A study showed companies who use M&A strategies have a shareholder return that is 4.8 percent. Companies not using these strategies have shareholder returns of 3.3 percent. This has caused corporate players to see the disruption as a tool and they are capitalizing on the competitive markets opportunities Continue reading

Do you need mediation for estate planning?

Estate planning involves a transfer of wealth in families between generations. This is often a contentious and complicated process because no one relishes speaking of their own death, and how to disseminate their personal property among loved ones. This leads parents to make these decisions without involving their children or heirs so as not to burden them with such a morose topic, but this causes confusion, disputes and litigation against other family members and even personal attorneys. Continue reading

How to Avoid Pitfalls to Mergers and Acquisitions

Depending on your business and financial plan, one of the best ways to execute a successful exit strategy is having your company absorbed in a merger and acquisition (sometimes referred to as M&A). For many entrepreneurs, the true mark of success is having your company acquired for a substantial profit by a larger firm. Unfortunately, the path to mergers and acquisitions can have a number of pitfalls, and therefore it is important to have expert guidance. Continue reading

How Lawyers Assist In Complex Business Decisions and Planning

Our Palm Springs mergers and acquisitions firm helps clients through complicated business transactions and difficult financial times. If yours is a nonprofit organization, our attorney can help you form a nonprofit organization, receive charitable donations, supervise and record endowments, and file tax forms. Our attorney can help you merge nonprofits and remain compliant with stakeholder guidelines. Continue reading

Why Contracts Are Important to Businesses

Contracts are one of the most important elements of the business world. They ensure that both a business and their clients understand their obligations and have their rights protected. While a promise and handshake may work for an agreement between friends, it is simply not enough for any kind of serious business relationship. To protect your business, here are some simple tips about contracts:

Continue reading

The Regulations Of Eminent Domain

When expansion occurs in cities, governments must have the ability to use private land. Without this ability, the government would be unable to provide for society’s needs. This right to procure the land is referred to as eminent domain. This right comes from the constitutions of both state and federal law. Adequate compensation must be given to the owner of the property used.

Continue reading

How To Choose The Right Leveraged Buyout

What Is A Leveraged Buyout?

A leveraged buyout, also known as a LBO, is a strategy tactic from big investment companies that allows them to use borrowed funds to pay monetary responsibility for their acquisition. They also use debt to finance their aggressive business deals using items that include junk bonds, traditional bank loans, and other similar sources. Continue reading

Comparing Organic Growth to M&A Growth

Stagnation is never an option in business. Yet, many small businesses lack the capital to grow at all costs. Small businesses must consider their needs today while still planning for growth in the future. It is like a three-legged stool where one leg is speed, one leg is cost and the final leg is quality. Continue reading

The Phases of a Merger or Acquisition

Whether you’re considering a horizontal merger, in which you acquire a direct competitor or a vertical one, in which you take over one of your customers or suppliers, consider enlisting the help of our Palm Springs mergers and acquisitions firm. Our professionals can also help you acquire new markets in a market-extension merger, new goods in a product extension merger, or combine a wide array of specialties in a conglomeration Continue reading

What is Construction Defect Law?

The number of possible legal theories that a construction defect case can be based on is many. These can include breach of a contract with the builder, negligence or professional negligence by the builder, architect or engineer, strict liability breach of express written warranties, or warranties implied in law, failure to disclose, or concealment, and others. Continue reading

The Top 7 Strengths of Legal Skills in Real Estate

“The power of the lawyer is in the uncertainty of the law,” said 18th century law philosopher Jeremy Bentham. In no other field is that truer than in the area of real estate law–an area of law filled with ambiguity, contradictory claims and competing jurisdictions. As an experienced team of legal professionals we are ready to help you as your Palm Springs real estate attorney in many facets of property law. Continue reading

Must-Read Property Laws

The laws of real estate depend completely on the state that you live in. The state that you reside in holds their own exclusive jurisdiction for all plots of land that are found within their state lines.  Continue reading