The case is all too common. A manufacturer hires an independent sales representative. The sales representative works hard to bring in an important customer. Yet, once the manufacturer thinks the... more
Believe it or not, most lawyers are nice people, and a lawyer can help you start and maintain your small business. Any business — even a home-based business — needs an attorney on its support team.... more
Has anyone ever heard the old clich, if it aint broke dont fix it? Evidently the United States Senate has not. The taxation of Internet sales is just another way of creating more taxes and stifling... more
Its a common situation. You found a great real estate deal, borrowed the money to purchase it from a lender, who was all too willing to give you the maximum amount possible. Then the bottom fell out... more
Buying a restaurant is often thought of as a less risky option than starting your own restaurant business from the ground up. However, without proper research, due diligence, and consideration for... more
The final installment of David Parker's Guide to Business Transactions (Part V is here).
(p) Avoid Too Many Turns of Documents. This is most important in negotiating the umbrella agreement, but... more
Part V of David Parker's Guide to Business Transactions (Part IV is here).
(n) Keep Business and Legal Issues Separate. Dont let attorneys get stalemated; make sure yours knows when to hand-off an... more
Part IV of David Parker's Guide to Business Transactions (Part III is here)
(h) Use Courtesy and Politeness Whenever Possible. Make sure Your Team Does Likewise. While not all practitioners agree on... more