Business Law

The FTC Has Banned Non-Compete Agreements

Hold… Hold…. HOLD… HOOOLLLLLDDD!!! The FTC has issued a new rule BANNING Non-Compete Agreements! Recently, the FTC issued a preliminary rule that seeks to ban non-compete agreements for agreements made after their proposed effective date of August 20th, 2024. What...
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How to Voluntarily Dissolve a Business in Atlanta

Dissolving a business is a significant decision that requires careful consideration and adherence to legal processes. In Atlanta, as in many other locations, business owners must follow specific steps to voluntarily dissolve their company. This process typically involves formalizing the...
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Breach of Contract: Causes, Consequences, and Remedies

In this blog, we will unravel the diverse causes behind contract breaches, ranging from non-performance and delayed delivery to outright refusal to fulfill contractual obligations. Additionally, we will examine the far-reaching consequences such breaches may entail for both parties involved,...
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How to Convert Between a C-Corp and S-Corp in Atlanta

Converting between a C-Corporation and an S-Corporation in Atlanta can significantly impact a company's tax structure, shareholder requirements, and overall business operations. Understanding the eligibility criteria, and legal obligations involved in this conversion is essential to optimize financial and operational...
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What You Should Know About Demand Letters

Demand letters are a crucial legal instrument that individuals and businesses employ to assert their rights, seek resolution, or demand compensation for various grievances. In this article, we'll delve into the essential aspects of demand letters, shedding light on their...
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How Can I Get Out of a Non-Compete Agreement?

We get asked this all the time, and like most legal answers, “it depends.” What does it depend on? A bunch of factors such as: What sort of contract did you sign? Is a non-compete enforceable against you? What state...
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How Can Business Owners Take Advantage of the Employee Retention Tax Credit (ERTC)?

When the CARES Act was passed in April 2020, the Employee Retention Credit (ERTC) was included but did not receive much attention. However, the program has undergone significant changes since December 2020, leading to a lot of confusion and misinformation...
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Is it the Beginning of the End For Non-Compete Clauses in the United States?

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has recently targeted non-compete clauses, referring to these provisions as an “exploitative practice that undermines a 109-year-old law prohibiting unfair methods of competition.” The document set forth on January 5, 2023 proposes that the Non-Compete...
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What are Asset Purchase Agreements?

 APAs offer a great way to expand your business, and/or acquiring new ones! APA stands for an Asset Purchase Agreement and formalizes the specific terms for the sale or purchase of assets in a company. Asset Purchase Agreements are often...
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How to Make Your Business Structure Fit You Like Your Favorite Pair of Jeans

Picture this. You have an idea – one that you are passionate about. Recently, you have realized that this idea could be a source of not only fulfillment but financial gain. This is the beginning of your journey as a...
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