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- Bulk Sales Law for California Asset Sales
While many states have repealed their bulk sales laws, California’s Bulk Sales Law remains in full force and effect. The primary stated purpose of this law is to protect buyers and creditors following the purchase of more than half of a business’s assets. If a buyer makes a bulk sale purchase but does not adhere to the requirements set out in the bulk sales law, the buyer will typically remain liable to the seller’s creditors.
- Transferring Business Ownership
What is a Transfer of Ownership? As they say, all good things must come to an end. Maybe you’d like to retire, or maybe it’s time to pass the family business to the next generation. For one reason or another, many business owners will face a time when they need to transfer their ownership rights to another person or entity.
- Merging Dental Practices
In this article I discuss the merger of dental practices, from a legal perspective. Without further adieu:
- Broker-Dealer Registration 101
Broker-dealers are subject to regulation by the SEC, FINRA, Self Regulatory Organizations (“SROs”) such as stock exchanges, and the states in which they do business.
- SEC Charges Securities Lawyer with Churning Bogus Legal Opinions
On March 8, 2013, the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) charged Brian Reiss, a California securities lawyer, with churning out baseless legal opinions for penny stocks traded on the OTC Markets platform.
- How FINRA Rule 6490 lmpacts Reverse Mergers
How FINRA Rule 6490 lmpacts Reverse Mergers
- Business Mergers
In this article I discuss business mergers, from a legal perspective. Without further adieu:
- Merging Medical Practices
In this article, the author discusses the merger of medical practices, from a legal perspective.
- Stock Sales vs. Asset Sales: Some Basic Considerations for Selling a Privately-Held Business
When negotiating the sale and purchase of a privately-held business, a critical consideration for the parties is whether to structure the transaction as a “stock” or asset sale. For purposes of this article, a “stock” sale means the purchase and sale of the owner’s equity interest in the business. An asset sale, on the other hand, is the sale of all or most of the individual assets held by the business.
- California Labor Law: Checklist for Determining an Independent Contractor vs. an Employee
According to California labor law, the IRS has developed a checklist to distinguish between an independent contractor vs. full time. Understand this list to avoid any conflict between employee or contractor distinctions.