The Upstart Small Business Legal Guide

An online book covering the legal basics of starting and running a business. Includes 20 chapters:
1. You and Your Attorney
2. How to Get Started in Business
3. How to Select the Best Business Form
4. How to Make Your Corporation Tax-Free
5. Buying or Selling a Business
6. Franchises
7. How to Save Time on … [ Read more ]

Mergers & Acquisitions Primer

Most large mergers and acquisitions are reviewed by the United States government prior to consummation. The two agencies reviewing these transactions are the Department of Justice (“DOJ”) and the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”). In order to provide a degree of predictability in those reviews, the agencies have promulgated a set of rules with regard to how the parties report their transactions to the government and … [ Read more ]