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Can You Force Someone Out of a Business Partnership?

Business partnerships are contractual relationships, which means ending one is not as simple as just saying it’s over. In the majority of situations, one partner cannot force the other person out.  While it’s best to end the business relationship on good terms, at a minimum, the dissolution must comply with what has been stipulated in […]

What To Do When Business Partners Cannot Agree?

Breaking up is hard to do, especially when it’s with a business partner. But if you and your partner can no longer see eye-to-eye on important decisions related to your company, it may be time to make a change. Here are some signs to watch for if you think your partnership may be headed for […]

How Do You Resolve a Partnership Dispute?

If you and your business partner are at extremes odds with each other, it can be difficult to know where to turn next. While disagreements are a normal part of any working relationship, once they become heated, it can be hard to deescalate.  Here are some tips for resolving a partnership dispute, some of which […]

How Do You Settle Disputes Between Business Partners?

The relationship between business partners is unique from other types of relationships. One person is not necessarily the “boss,” so major decisions need to be made collaboratively. Additionally, while you probably get along well with your business partner, it is still a business relationship. You won’t agree with each other all the time, and sometimes […]

How IP Will Be Impacted During the M&A Process

Intellectual property, or IP, is an essential component of any merger or acquisition (M&A). As our economy becomes increasingly reliant on technology and innovation, the role of IP in any M&A also becomes increasingly important because of the immense value it can add to a business.  If you’re considering an M&A, it’s essential that IP […]

Why You Need an Experienced Outside Legal Counsel for any Merger and Acquisition Deal

Successfully navigating a business transaction requires a team of professionals, not the least of which includes experienced legal counsel.  While in-house counsel remains important, outside counsel provides important benefits for businesses undergoing one of the biggest transactions they may ever take part in. Why You Should Hire Outside Legal Counsel for your Merger or Acquisition […]

When to Consider an Earnout When Selling Your Business

There are countless ways to structure a business transaction, and while this can be good, it also adds to the complexity of the process. Because you can slice and dice the deal any which way, it can be difficult to identify exactly which way is right for you. This can be particularly true when it comes to […]