Is my business legally compliant

Is My Business Legally Compliant?

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As a business owner you’re probably tied-up growing your venture and making sure you’re fulfilling your customer’s expectations. However, it’s crucial for you to keep up with all the regulations to protect your business and understand what may happen if you’re non-compliant. What does “legally compliant” mean?  Business compliance or being legally compliant refers to a company meeting its legal …

Business Agreements and Breaches

The Different Business Agreements And Breaches That You Should Be Aware Of As A Business

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When entering the business world it is important that you are aware of the different business agreements that are needed in order to run your company. You don’t have to be a legal expert, however, you do need to have a basic understanding of how the law works in relation to your business. A lot of jurisdictions around the world …

Heads of Terms: A Key Step In The Negotiation Process

Heads of Terms: A Key Step In The Negotiation Process

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Whether you’ve successfully scaled your business and have buyers knocking on your door or you’re looking to acquire a business yourself, you’re likely overlooking a key step in the negotiation process: Heads of Terms. What are Heads of Terms? Also known as Letters of Intent or Memoranda of Understanding, Heads of Terms set out the main points of a deal …

Templates For Legal Documents

Templates for Legal Documents: What Are The Dangers?

Alexandra Isenegger Legal Documents

You often hear lawyers or other legal service providers warn against using templates for legal documents. You might think they’re just protecting themselves and their business by trying to scare customers away from the competition, but that really isn’t the case. There are a number of inherent risks in using templates for legal documents, so before you do, be sure …

Why avoid a 50/50 equity split

Why Avoid A 50/50 Equity Split

Alexandra Isenegger Legal Documents, Startup Advice & Tips

If you’re a startup with two co-founders, you may  be tempted to split your equity 50/50. In theory, this may seem like an easy and fair way to divide ownership. However, an equal equity split may lead to a number of future problems that you should consider before going this route. Although rarely discussed because it’s a sensitive matter, founder …

Legal Documents Online: A Compliance Checklist For Small Businesses

Legal Documents Online: A Compliance Checklist For Small Businesses

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You are ready to launch your business but you don’t know which legal documents you need or how to get them. You want to be sure you have everything necessary to save you a world of hurt. Need a compliance checklist? Here it is! Which legal documents do you need? The Memorandum of Association – Articles of Association – Certificate …

Tag Along Drag Along Rights Explained

Tag Along Drag Along Rights Explained

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There are many different aspects of a Shareholders’ Agreement. This is to explain what Tag Along and Drag Along rights are. What are Tag Along and Drag Along Rights? A tag along provision also called ‘co-sale right’ is a clause that allows minor shareholders to ‘tag along’ with a larger shareholder or group of shareholders if they find a buyer …

Shareholders agreement

Shareholders’ Agreement: Everything You Need To Know

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A shareholders agreement is a legally binding contract between the shareholders of a company. A shareholders agreement determines the shareholders’ rights, responsibilities, privileges and protections. It can be used to protect investments, it creates a secure relationship among shareholders and maps out the running of a company. With a shareholders agreement there is clarity and certainty as to what can …