Tag Archives: Business Law

Questions About the Confidentiality of Customer Lists

{3 minutes to read} In order to maintain my license and remain an attorney in good standing in the State of New York, I’m required to attend 24 hours of continuing legal education (CLE) every two years. After 25 years … 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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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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Let’s Go Work for Facebook!

{3:54 minutes to read} In last month’s blog, I mentioned that I regularly attend panel discussions, seminars and business development meetings to meet potential clients, confer with like-minded professionals, and learn new things along the way. I recently attended a … Continue reading

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Words Do Matter

{3:54 minutes to read} In interpreting legal documents, the words actually matter. A well-trained attorney is best suited to understand and explain to a lay person the implications of the presence or absence of certain words. I often feel like … Continue reading

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Practical Tools for Overcoming Momentum and Effectuating Actual Change

{3:03 minutes to read} Attention entrepreneurs and service providers: In January’s blog post, I asked whether you’ve set your 2016 business resolutions. This month, I’ve been thinking about practical tools for overcoming momentum and how to effectuate actual change. People … Continue reading

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What Does Due Diligence Bring to the Table?

{3:36 minutes to read} DUE DILIGENCE — words that make nearly every junior corporate associate in “big law” quake! Due diligence is a tedious and time-consuming process. Yet, it is a valuable, important and necessary component in every Merger & Acquisition … Continue reading

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Have You Made Your 2016 Business Resolutions?

{3:42 minutes to read} Happy New Year! January is a good time for businesses to look under the hood and kick the tires. The beginning of the new year provides an excellent opportunity to: Evaluate what marketing practices are working … Continue reading

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Is Legalese Making It Hard to Understand Your Options in a Negotiation?

{3:48 minutes to read} A lawyer’s success depends on the value of the legal services she provides to her clients. As a solo practitioner, I take this statement seriously, and I spend a lot of time thinking about how to … Continue reading

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