Category Archives: Business Transaction Law

The Benefits of Companies Establishing an LLC

Businesses, by law, are required to adopt formalities within the corporation to ensure the company functions as a separate entity to themselves, independent of the company’s owners. A Limited Liability Company is also known as an LLC and is, for instance, set up as the entity itself and shields the individual owners from personal liability.

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3 Reasons You Need a Probate Attorney

The probate court process is how an estate handles the settlement of the distribution of property. The process can be hard to handle on your own. When you don’t have a probate attorney or expert, it can be completely impossible. The entire estate can get tied up in the courts. If you’re asking the question of when to get a probate attorney, the answer is as soon as your loved one passes. If you can, it’s best to have it all arranged prior to your loved one’s passing.

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What to Do If Unknowingly Removed as a Beneficiary

Learn What to Do If You Were Unknowingly Removed as a Beneficiary on Your Husband’s Will

When someone serves in the military, they are entitled to a life insurance policy. Within the policy, the member must designate a person to be the beneficiary of the policy when they die.  The beneficiary can be changed at any time if the military member decides that he or she wants to change it. 

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How to Protect and Manage Intellectual Property in Business Transactions

For ages, people have often felt short-changed while trying to value intellectual property in business transactions. To a large extent, there has also been a need to manage assets. However, determining the intrinsic value, in most instances, has posed to be a great challenge. This is mainly due to the sentimental value attached to an item. However, several approaches can ascertain the value of an article. Continue reading

Increasing Corporate Integrity With Structured Succession Plans

The modern, fast-paced business era demands for companies to structure solid succession plans to ensure that day-to-day business operations are not hindered, and to ensure that a bright future for a company remains possible. Succession planning is a highly evolved process that strategically places individuals in significant positions within a company’s infrastructure.

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Two Types of Trademarks to Protect Your Company

Owners of goods and services who wish to protect the rights to their goods and services use trademarks to protect their brand from being stolen or misused. In America, preparing an application and having it authorized by the United States Patent and Trademark Office is how to do this. The applicant must be knowledgeable in the different trademarks and how they are applicable to the owner. Continue reading

What Entity Type Should An Entrepreneur Choose for Their Business?

The period during the planning and brainstorming of a new business is a heady and exciting period. Many starry-eyed dreamers have started a business venture with visions of success. We at SBEMP understand how exciting this time is and want to help entrepreneurs understand the practical side of registering your business as a legal entity. What confuses entrepreneurs is trying to decide which business entity to choose. Our Coachella Valley business transaction law firm advises on this detail for new businesses founded in the Coachella Valley. Continue reading

Thinking About Doing a Leveraged Buyout? 4 Tips to Ensure Success

A “bootstrap buyout,” more formally known as a leveraged buyout (LBO), is a method of obtaining a business wherein the buyer utilizes a blend of other investors’ money and business assets to purchase a business. These are tough times and credit markets are drying up. Finding funds can be difficult, however, these tough times often lead to enormous investment opportunities because there is a good amount of value in an LBO, if you find the right business for the right price. Our Coachella Valley corporate attorneys have gathered a few tips to help ensure your success. Continue reading

The Zen of Corporation Legal and Transactional Issues Being Handled

The aim of corporate lawyers is for business management and owners to find easy answers to their questions in a fast paced environment. Clients depend on the savvy of a Coachella Valley corporate attorney to act as legal advisers when managing assets and completing transactions. Our group presents businesses that are Fortune 500 members and sole operators alike with the same goal of great service in mind. Continue reading

The Top 3 Mistakes of Buyers in a Merger and Acquisition

Because sellers and buyers view each side of the transaction differently, they can be blind to many important facts. Coachella Valley mergers and acquisitions firms are highly experienced in mergers and acquisitions to help your party view the transaction from a practical stance, which enables you to get the best deal for your position. The following list is just a few of the most common mistakes buyers and sellers make during a merger and acquisition. Continue reading

How a Mergers and Acquisitions Firm Helps Move Your Transaction Forward

Mergers and acquisitions are one of the primary means by which a business can rapidly grow. They have the major advantage of allowing a business to eliminate the competition, while gaining access to markets that are proven profitable. However, a large number of mergers and acquisitions end up never happening. This may be because of problems during negotiations, problems with the law, and problems raising money to reach an agreement. Continue reading

4 Damages Corporations May Face that Cause Necessary Actions

With most litigation cases that involve partnership, the root cause usually stems from one of these issues:

• Breach of Contract – partner goes against the contract terms
• Fiduciary Duty Breach – one business partner betrays the other partner
• Misrepresentation or Fraud – business partner conceals or misrepresents facts that are material
• Account Issues– where co-owner steals and what amount of damage has been caused to the company Continue reading

How Mergers & Acquisitions Can Result from Strategic Alliances

Whenever an opportunity is open for acquisitions, there is a perfect chance for becoming an ally with others. This is also the case when you are considering a merger. While working closely with these alliances, there is also a possibility of forming a joint venture. With planning strategy, compounded by the numbers involved, there is a greater chance for synergy. Our Coachella Valley mergers and acquisitions firm shares why. Continue reading

Coachella Valley Commercial Litigation Attorneys Share How Thinking Outside the Box Helps Win Settlements

“Thinking outside the box” is a useful tool in winning settlements. A practitioner
needs to consider all aspects of each case, and consider the possibility that some negotiations can be resolved with methods other than financial ones. If all parties enter negotiations cooperatively, then resolutions can often be found that will both allow conflicting parties to work through disputes, and continue doing business together. In the case of a loan repayment for example, the borrower might agree to increase the amount of payments for a specified period of time so that the lender does not lose money. Continue reading