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When Is An "Assignment" Clause Worth Fighting For?
Q. My small business is negotiating with a vendor who has asked to remove our contract's "assignment" clause entirely.
United States
12 Mar 2019
Legal Fees Generally Aren't Recoverable
A. Although it depends on the particular factual circumstances, generally speaking, legal fees are not recoverable in the majority of litigation proceedings.
United States
23 Oct 2018
Key Commercial Lease Terms Tenants Should Consider
I'm expanding my business and looking at leasing a new commercial space. What are the key lease terms I should be aware of?
United States
24 Jan 2018
Mysteries Of Metadata: What To Watch Out For In Commercial Litigation Cases
You just sent the client's answer to a 35-page complaint and counterclaims to the court for filing when you notice a new email from opposing counsel.
United States
8 Jan 2018
Managing Environmental Concerns in Commercial Renovations
When the City of Portsmouth recently announced its plans to redevelop the McIntyre Federal Building, which is located on a 2.1-acre parcel in the heart of the city's historic downtown
United States
29 Sep 2017
Beware The 'Evergreen Clause,' Automatic Renewal
I recently called our company's software vendor to cancel our license agreement, but was told that it does not allow us to simply cancel.
United States
15 Feb 2017
Starting A Business Together
What happens to an owner’s interests in the business if he or she dies, retires, or wants to sell that interest, or if a majority decide that an owner must be expelled?
United States
19 Jan 2015
Litigation Lessons: When Closely Held Business Owners Disagree
"Have you seen the latest?" Mike, the fifty percent owner of a real estate investment firm asked his administrative assistant.
United States
29 Apr 2014
Legal Considerations Of Doing Business In The Cloud
Cloud-based computing is revolutionizing the storage of data and delivery of many business services, but when buying cloud-based services there are several questions a business owner should ask before signing up.
United States
2 Sep 2013
Will Your Business Contract Stand Up In Court?
The businessman quietly thanked his lawyer on the courthouse steps dismayed at the outcome of the four-day trial.
United States
5 Oct 2012
License Agreements: Evergreen Clauses
This question was answered by Steven Dutton of the McLane Law Firm...
United States
18 Jan 2012
Evergreen Clauses: How Enforceable Are "Automatic Renewal" Provisions?
Assume you are a business owner. You purchased certain computer software last year which you hoped would improve productivity, but which you now realize your business no longer uses or needs.
United States
12 Jan 2012
Do You Need A Business Associate Contract?
Identifying which of your relationships with third parties require business associate contracts, and making sure to get those agreements in place, is an important part of any compliance program for those covered by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).
United States
28 Jul 2011
There May Be More In That Contract Than You Think
In a recent opinion issued by the New Hampshire Supreme Court, the Court, for the second time in two years, reaffirmed the concept that people who enter a contract have duties beyond those set forth in the agreement.
United States
13 Jun 2011
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