Posted In: Business Restructuring, Bankruptcy & Commercial Law and Litigation
By Matthew G. Vansuch on April 25, 2022
"We need to talk to one of my partners; he's a litigator." Perhaps these are the some of the most feared words business owners hear from their company attorney, and for good reason: litigation is an expensive activity where very few participants leave completely satisfied. But litigation, albeit scary, may often be the tool necessary to protect the business' or owner's interests....
Posted In: Business Restructuring, Bankruptcy & Commercial Law and Business Transactions & Corporate Counseling
By Brian D. Merklin on April 6, 2022
Since the beginning of Russia's invasion of Ukraine many Americans have been interested in contributing money or supplies to the humanitarian efforts underway. Some may even consider starting up their own non-profit charitable organizations for such purposes and this blog examines ways to keep your non-profit charity compliant....
Business Transactions & Corporate Counseling
By Molly Z. Brown on March 24, 2022
In our last dialogue, we discussed options for liquidity events. For this edition, we move towards planning for liquidity events and implementing strategies for ensuring marketability....
Business Transactions & Corporate Counseling and Tax - Business & Corporate
Manufacturing and Construction
By Alexandra V. Dattilo on March 10, 2022
Businesses have been and continue to navigate issues stemming from or exasperated by the pandemic such as shutdowns, labor shortages, and supply chain issues. Additionally, businesses also have had to contend with natural disasters, strikes, cyber security breaches, politics, and most recently war. Instead of being discouraged by these challenges, some industries have met these challenges head-on and embraced the opportunity to become more efficient and effective by evaluating how things have been done in the past and how they can be improved going forward, specifically regarding the use of technology....
Posted In: Business Transactions & Corporate Counseling
By Molly Z. Brown & Arjun Murthy, Cascade Partners on January 12, 2022
In this Business Blog mini-series, we will explore liquidity event options outside of an outright sale of the company. Over the last several years, legal changes have facilitated a robust growth in the private capital market as investors shifted more capital towards private companies causing private placement offerings for debt, equity, and hybrid securities to be more common. This trend has followed the enactment by the U.S. Congress of the Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act In 2012. The JOBS Act eased the shareholder requirement for registration as an SEC periodic reporter by increasing it from 500 to 2000 shareholders and implemented exemptions from registration for securities offerings to facilitate capital raising by small businesses....