If you co-own a small business, there will likely come a time when one owner will want to leave. If you do not have a buy-sell agreement in place, there will need to be a buy-out. This article explains some of the most important legal issues in such...
For small businesses with more than one co-owner, planning for an exit strategy from the outset is extremely important. This article discusses how the drafting of a buy-sell agreement can reduce the risks when one of the co-owners leaves the company,...
This article serves as a primer on the legal basics of crowdfunding, and also addresses the distinction between crowdfunding and crowdsourcing.
These are the essential legal steps to consider when starting up a brewery in the State of Oregon.
Choosing a corporate entity depends on the specific facts of each situation, and new business owners often fail to recognize all of the consequences when the wrong entity is selected at the outset.
Don't make the mistake of mischaracterizing your employees as independent contractors. Simply calling a worker an independent contractor, even in a signed, written contract, does not mean that the law will recognize the worker as such.
83(b) elections are one of the critical issues that small businesses should consider when issuing stock.
This guide serves as a brief legal background on Oregon benefit companies
When starting a business and acquiring domain names or trademarks, be careful of this common scam.
This article addresses some of the various forms of financing a new business, particularly for new businesses located in the Portland, Oregon area.