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August 2014 Archives

Beckett amends complaint in contract dispute, judge to decide

When working within the court system, it is important to make sure to follow the correct legal procedures. Failure to do so can result in serious legal consequences in California or in any other state. For example, the initial complaint filed in court in a contract dispute is important. Any mistakes in the initial complaint can be damaging and can seriously lower one’s chances of prevailing.

Many choose REITs during business formation for tax advantages

When forming a new business entity or even reorganizing into a different type of entity, it is important to consider all available options in order to maximize profits while also minimizing costs. Many entrepreneurs and business people in California and other states are realizing that choosing to form a Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) during business formation may help save on costs from tax liabilities. However, the ability to do this may depend upon how the term “real estate” is defined by regulating authorities.

Increased antitrust activity can affect business merger plans

One way for a company to grow its business is to purchase another company within the same industry. Such a business merger would likely result in a larger company with a larger portion of the market share in California or wherever the merger is completed. However, there are several legal concerns that companies may want to consider before moving forward with acquiring a competitor.

Business startup in digital video industry moves to California

Where a company is located can be a significant decision that could affect the chances of success for a new company. One particular major city in California has recently become especially attractive to companies attempting to break into the digital video industry. One business startup media company is one of the latest startups to choose California as its headquarters.