Transactions are inherently risky, giving rise to contentious negotiations over representations and warranties and related indemnification provisions. The rise of R&W insurance is smoothing the way to faster and less contentious closings. By Dave Thayer. Buyers and sellers come to the transaction table wanting the best price at the lowest risk, and ready to do… Read more »
Where does this leave businesses in need of capital? By Dave Thayer. The trouble with finders continues and much of it is self-imposed by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), which has proposed exemptive relief for unregistered finders. The proposed rule, released on Oct. 7 , 2020, would provide a new limited, conditional exemption from… Read more »
By Dave Thayer, originally featured in Wealth Management. The generational transition of a family-owned business is rarely a clean and simple process, and not all businesses succeed. Learn about how to increase the odds by addressing key factors for family business survival. The generational transition of a family-owned business is rarely a clean and simple… Read more »
Going out on your own? Get started on a strong legal footing, by Dave Thayer, as featured in ColoradoBiz.
Frustrated by a lack of federal response to lingering inaction, some states are easing into their own requirements for broker-dealer registration when using finders to secure private funding.
Business contracts and financial agreements may have hidden risks triggered by today’s pandemic. Curb those risks with a real-time review of your operating agreements and legal contracts. Here’s where to start.
By Dave Thayer The SEC recently issued orders (Release No. IA-5469 and Release No. 34-88318) providing conditional regulatory relief and assistance to reporting companies impacted by the COVID-19. If certain conditions are met, the order provides companies an additional 45 days to file certain Securities and Exchange Act of 1934 (the “Exchange Act”) reports otherwise… Read more »
By David Thayer Originally published in Law Week Colorado. Picture this: You have a successful business that has grown over the years, but you have hit a wall. Your growth has become stagnant and you need to infuse a hefty sum of money into the business to take it to the next level. So, you… Read more »
The trail of business sales gone bad is littered with examples of buy missteps.
Business owners setting out to sell their business face numerous transactions risks.