What does vested shares mean?

What Does Vested Shares Mean And Is Vesting A Good Idea?

Linkilaw Business Finance, Legal Advice, Startup Advice & Tips

What Does Vested Shares Mean And Is Vesting A Good Idea? What Does ‘Vested’ Mean? No, we are not talking about questionable fashion choices today–we are talking about finances! Vesting in this scenario is the process by which a shareholder earns shares or stock options over a period of time. This terms will be determined in a Shareholders’ Agreement, but …

what is share vesting

What Is Share Vesting? Know Your Options For Incentivising Your Team

Linkilaw Business Finance, Legal Advice, Startup Advice & Tips

What Is Share Vesting? Know Your Options For Incentivising Your Team. Statistics show the first couple of years a startup is active are key to its success. After all, it is in this time the company’s structure, culture and investment schemes are set up. Vesting is a means to further invest time wisely and ensure the business’ interests are safeguarded. …

mistakes startup founders make while seeking investment funding

Common Legal Mistakes Startup Founders Make While Seeking Investment Funding

Linkilaw Business Finance, Fundraising : How, Where, When, Legal Advice

Common Legal Mistakes Startup Founders Make While Seeking Investment Funding Seeking investment funding is not easy but it’s also a crucial way to get the capital you need to run and grow your businesses. However, there tends to be a number of common legal mistakes startup founders make while seeking investment funding that derails their efforts and can potentially destroy …

Company directors and legal contracts

Company Directors And Legal Contracts: A Linkilaw Guide

Linkilaw Legal Advice, Legal Documents

Company Directors And Legal Contracts: A Linkilaw Guide Just like a movie director is in charge of the daily film production a company director is in charge of the day-to-day running of a company. However, when choosing, employing and dismissing a director there are strict rules in place as to what you can and cannot do. So, how can you …

Uber loses UK licence

Has The UK Hit The Brakes On Uber? Transport For London Revokes Ubers’ License

Linkilaw Business News, Legal Advice, Legal News

Uber Loses UK Licence Potentially Spelling An End For The Company In The UK It’s official. Prepare for September 30th. Transport for London, the regulator for transport across the city, has stripped Uber of its licence to operate in London. Why? It was deemed they were not ‘fit and proper’ to hold the license. Uber will not be allowed to …

IP right protection

What IP Right Protection Do I Need To Stop Robin Thicke Stealing My Work?

Linkilaw Intellectual Property, Legal Advice

IP Right Protection IP right protection represent one of your businesses most valuable assets and you should ensure that they are adequately protected. In March 2015, Pharrell Williams and Robin Thicke were ordered to pay damages of $7.3m for copying the 1977 Marvin Gaye hit Got to Give It Up with Blurred Lines, the biggest-selling single of 2013. The fact …

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Well Managed Businesses Have Fewer Legal Problems

Linkilaw Legal Advice

Is It A Coincidence Well Managed Businesses Have Fewer Legal Problems? Sowing the seeds of a well-managed business, with sound policies and procedures, will reap the benefits later on. Having structured employment frameworks, customer relationship management systems and contractual agreements in place usually leads to happy employees, clients and suppliers. Customers, Employees And Suppliers It clearly helps your business to …

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4 Tricks To Avoid Getting Into Bed With The Wrong Investors

Linkilaw Business Finance, Legal Advice

Some Businesses End Up Getting Into Bed With The Wrong Investors What can you do to ensure you find the right team? People do business with people, and mostly, people they like. As entrepreneurs, we believe our people instincts are pretty fine-tuned. But when you’re raising cash for a hungry startup or scale up, and the cash flow runway is …

online competition

Any Legal Issues If My Business Launches An Online Competition?

Linkilaw Legal Advice

Any Legal Issues If My Business Launches An Online Competition? A great marketing tool to engage with customers, raise brand awareness, gather contact details and increase sales is to run an online competition.  Legal Issues In Promoting An Online Competition But there are some legal issues to bear in mind which directly impact on the legality of promotional contests, giveaways and …