Short post today on the ethics of commercial contracts, enforcement, and wisely choosing with whom you do business. Those who have heard me speak at events and the seminars I host on business liability probably heard me say at one point, “Contracts keep honest people honest.”
Here’s part 2 of what should be in most construction contracts for even somewhat complicated construction projects, including building and manufacturing.
Noncompete contracts, in my opinion are grossly overused. They’re a bane to business lawyers which I attribute directly to easy access to “form” documents (I could rant …) on the internet. They are one of those “often quoted, seldom read” documents I see working with […]
Construction contracts. This is a short, non-exhaustive list of what should be in most construction contracts. This article is for the aspiring or beginning construction contractor, and the smaller contractor looking to become a larger business and more professional. In future articles I’ll flesh out […]
Asset protection strategies for your business may included setting up a separate company to hold and lease out the equipment.
Why and how to protect your special business formulas and processes by using trade secret protections, a short article.
I’ll start this article by saying that I’m generally against seller financing of the sale of a small business. Too much can go wrong, as I’ll set out below. Let’s define what I mean by “seller financing of the sale of a small business.” A […]
At-Will and For Cause are two conflicting employment terms that should not appear in the same C-level or key employee contract.
Preserve your employer defenses to employment claims by documenting the reasons for the discharge and following procedures.
Whether an employee was discharged or quit the employment often was the first thing I needed to determine when ruling on unemployment cases. This post discusses what factors I would consider when ruling on these cases.