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What Does an Attorney Actually Do When She Conducts “Due Diligence?”

{3 minutes to read}  I believe conducting proper due diligence adds value to any M&A transaction. But picture yourself a young, sleep-deprived associate, staring at a conference room table full of documents to review. Do you know why you’re reading … Continue reading

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Detours and Deviations From a Normal Closing

{3 minutes to read}  In my July 2019 blog, I discussed some unusual aspects about my year-end deal. I was happy to report that despite the oddities, I successfully protected my client’s interests by including a solid indemnity provision from … Continue reading

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Not Every Deal Follows the Norm

{3:30 minutes to read}  In March 2019, I laid out the basic steps to consider when entering into an M&A transaction.  But Not Every Deal Follows the Norm As mentioned in my February 2019 article, every successful attorney should be … Continue reading

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What are the Essential Elements of a Purchase and Sale Agreement?

{3:30 minutes to read}   So you want to sell your business? Last time, I presented steps to consider when entering into a Merger & Acquisition transaction. I stated it’s common for buyer’s attorney to prepare the initial draft of the … Continue reading

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So You Want to Sell Your Business…What Steps Should You Take?

{3:30 minutes to read}  I’ve represented clients seeking to buy and sell small- and middle-market businesses for over 20 years. Often these clients are first-time sellers and/or buyers. As one can imagine, first-time sellers can feel a certain way about … Continue reading

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Can an Entrepreneur Regularize Her Income?

{3 minutes to read}  One thing an entrepreneur can rely on is that from time to time she will encounter a rather unpredictable revenue stream. That’s okay, some folks have the stomach for this and others simply don’t. Frankly, I … Continue reading

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Checking In on the Status of Impact Investing

{3:15 minutes to read}  It’s been over three years since I learned and wrote about, Impact Investing. What is Impact Investing? Emerging in 2007, impact investments are made into companies, quasi-governmental organizations, and funds, with the intention of generating a … Continue reading

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Maintaining Your Top Shelf Position

{3 minutes to read}  Richard Kestenbaum’s articles on M&A transactions in the fashion and consumer product industries are regularly published online in Forbes. Richard has been doing mergers, acquisitions, and capital-raising for over 35 years. I always read his articles and … Continue reading

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The Inhumanity of Virtual Networking

{3:30 minutes to read}  As a corporate transactional attorney for the past 24 years, I think it’s fair to describe myself as a senior statesperson in the NYC business world. I’ve been at it so long I don’t remember who … Continue reading

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Legal Brush Strokes – The Convergence of Art and Technology

(4 minutes to read}  In July’s blog, I discussed the convergence of the fashion industry with new technology. Now, there’s a hot new convergence of the art world and technology. In fostering her own “second act,” actress Portia de Rossi … Continue reading

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