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What to Do if Consent Can’t be Obtained

What to Do if Consent Can’t be Obtained {4 minutes to read}  If we learned something from the #Metoo movement, I hope it includes that what constitutes informed consent is complicated. There is a different (yet also complicated) consent right that is governed by corporate law, which is: Consent to assign a contract to a… Continue reading What to Do if Consent Can’t be Obtained

Did You Pivot to Avoid Business Disruption?

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Did You Pivot to Avoid Business Disruption? {3 minutes to read} As the summer breeze began to stiffen and schools reopened, I anticipated drastic and ongoing changes to business generally. Due to the Covid-19 lockdown, I’d been concerned about the future of the retail fashion and commercial real estate industries, just a couple of my… Continue reading Did You Pivot to Avoid Business Disruption?

Questions About the Confidentiality of Customer Lists

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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 practicing law, it’s become increasingly challenging (and this… Continue reading Questions About the Confidentiality of Customer Lists

Checking In on the Status of Impact Investing

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 measurable, beneficial social or environmental impact along… Continue reading Checking In on the Status of Impact Investing

Maintaining Your Top Shelf Position

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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 find his observations fascinating.   I recently had the privilege… Continue reading Maintaining Your Top Shelf Position

Home Offices and the Practice of Law

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Home Offices and the Practice of Law {3:48 minutes to read} Seven years ago, when I launched Aimee B. Davis Law P.C., I was dubious about whether I’d secure the same sophisticated level of corporate transactional work I was accustomed to handling as an associate (and later, as special counsel) in BIG LAW.   One… Continue reading Home Offices and the Practice of Law

Let’s Go Work for Facebook!

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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 presentation at Facebook’s NYC headquarters regarding How Social Media is… Continue reading Let’s Go Work for Facebook!

Words Do Matter

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 I am speaking another language when discussing financing transactions, even with other… Continue reading Words Do Matter

FEAR! — How To Face It Head-On and Turn It Into a Positive

FEAR! — How To Face It Head-On and Turn It Into a Positive {4:06 minutes to read} In May’s blog post , I discussed the value of taking a few long and slow breaths before embarking on any daunting task. I have an irrational fear of heights. I discovered this 25 years ago whilst climbing to… Continue reading FEAR! — How To Face It Head-On and Turn It Into a Positive

Practical Tools for Overcoming Momentum and Effectuating Actual Change

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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 tend to get “stuck” from time… Continue reading Practical Tools for Overcoming Momentum and Effectuating Actual Change