What are tag along and drag along rights in a Shareholders Agreement 1

What are tag-along and drag-along rights in a Shareholders Agreement?

Linkilaw Startup Advice & Tips

As your company grows, there comes a time when you need to consider how to protect the shareholders involved. One of the ways this can be done is through a robust Shareholders’ Agreement. This is one of the most fundamental legal documents a company can have and specifies the relationship between the shareholders and the rights and duties they have …

Are Patents The Best Option For Startups

Are patents the best option for startups?

Linkilaw Intellectual Property

Every business will own some sort of intellectual property, often being one of its most valuable assets. It could be anything from the product, service, designs, creative branding or know-how. There are different ways in which you can protect your work and secrets, these are primarily through patents, copyrights, and trademarks. Are patents the best option for startups? A patent …

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Small Business Legal Advice: The Top Tips

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Every business needs legal support. That being said, it’s understandable why so many small businesses never consult a lawyer. Legal advice can be complicated and expensive. More often than not, small businesses just don’t have the time or money. As a small business owner, you need to know exactly what your legal responsibilities are; from business structures, to protecting your …

The Future? Artificially Intelligent Lawyers

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The world’s first artificially intelligent lawyer called ROSS was unveiled this year and hired by a law firm called Baker & Hostetler. ROSS was developed by IBM using a technology that involves natural language processing and cognitive computing technology to give lawyers evidence-based answers to their questions.   Lawyers can ask the software program questions and it will search through …

Essential Commercial Law Tips for Start-up Businesses

Linkilaw Startup Advice & Tips

Being a start-up business owner doesn’t always equal mounds of business acumen and commercial aptness. As with every other new role and line of business, it’s a learning curve for everyone involved – and that’s OK. However, some mistakes can be very expensive, potentially even fatal to your booming young business. Talent, skills and hard work is extremely important, but …

Co-Working Spaces

Co-Working Spaces: The Perfect Match For Startups

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Co-Working Spaces: The Perfect Match For Startups Sparks are flying around the UK, and we don’t mean fireworks or lightning strikes! The entrepreneurial collective has become a force of its own – literally creating a fireball of kinetic energy (which once accelerated is maintained by its own motion). [tweet_dis_img][/tweet_dis_img] Collaboration has been the fundamental ingredient, kick-starting everything from co-working spaces …