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James A Thomas Jr

Denver Mergers / Acquisitions Attorney.

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  1. Heavy Duty: More Liability Traps for Business Owners

    Written by attorney James Thomas, almost 5 years ago.

    Modern limited liability business entities, namely corporations, were a key factor in the Industrial Revolution and America's emergence as a world economic leader. An investment of capital that risks only that capital, not the investor's other assets, has been at the heart of cap...

  2. Sometimes Dividing the Pie Makes it Bigger: Why Use Multiple Business Entities.

    Written by attorney James Thomas, almost 5 years ago.

    Ive been trying to find a catchy description for the legal implications of the too common practice of mixing different lines of business and types of risks in a single business entity. Negative synergy, the whole being less than the sum of the parts, doesnt quite get it. Dumb is...

  3. The Chicken, the Egg and the Colonel. Three approaches to going into business.

    Written by attorney James Thomas, almost 5 years ago.

    The first decision a prospective business owner makes is whether to start a business from scratch, buy a franchise, or buy an existing company. This is not a legal question, though there are legal issues that may influence you. Ultimately the question is about fit. Which approach...

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