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Finance & Bankruptcy Law News

April 19, 2022

In this issue:



   Skyrise Commercial Landlord   

Tips for First-Time Commercial Real Estate Landlords

Robert A. Hamor

How to Run Your Business Like a Business

Many first-time commercial real estate owners/landlords get into the business with the hope of building equity and generating relatively passive income. The good news: that outcome is entirely possible. But it’s important to understand that it won’t necessarily happen quickly, nor without lots of careful planning and hard work...

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   Contract and Laptop   

Ten Tips for Writing Clear Contracts

Laura J. Genovich

This article was originally written for the Contract Nerds Blog

Contracts are meant to be read – and that means they must be readable. Parties who understand their contracts are more likely to comply with them, and clearly written contracts are less likely to be challenged in court. Clients, judges, and even other lawyers prefer reading documents drafted in plain language.

Here are 10 tips for writing clear contracts...

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Video: Learn Key Considerations for Selling a Business

If you are a business owner, there may come a time when you want to sell: either you want to retire, you want to do something else or you are approached with an offer from a buyer. Where do you begin?

Our Second Wednesday Morning Break on Key Considerations for Selling a Business last week featured moderator Patricia Scott and business attorney Nick Oertel discussing aspects of selling your business such as doing your pre due diligence in protecting your assets and identifying issues up front and getting them fixed before they cost you with the buyer.

If you were unable to attend or would like to revisit the discussion, see video link below to view or share at your convenience: 

Join us next month where we will discuss the Concerns and Obligations Associated with the Corporate Transparency Act with commercial litigator Rob Hamor







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