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Selling your Business ‘Doing the Deal’ – Discharging Liabilities

The Requirement to Discharge Liabilities when Selling Your Business In our earlier article we discussed the assessment of the liabilities of business prior to sale. In this article, we look at your obligations as a seller with respect to these liabilities. It is an essential condition of any business sale that the seller discharge all […]

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Selling Your Business ‘Doing the Deal’ – Dealing with Employees

Most businesses employ staff. Without them, the business can not provide its product or service. It is therefore crucial that a Seller properly deal with the management of staff and their transition to a new owner. Before a business is sold, a Seller will need to consider what is likely to be required of the

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Preparing Your Business for Sale – Locational Goodwill

What Is Locational Goodwill? Beyond $$, your business has value that can be attributed to its intangible assets. That is, there are aspects of a business such as reputation, branding and customer loyalty which together form value for your business. When selling your business, a key consideration that many of your prospective purchasers will consider

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Preparing your Business for Sale – Loans & Liabilities

Common Liabilities During the course of operation for a business, most business owners will enter into agreements with creditors under which they agree to provide a security interest over the business and/or all real and personal property. Common examples of these types of arrangements include business loans and equipment hire agreements. To secure their interest

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Preparing Your Business for Sale – Intellectual Property

Why it is important to secure your brand prior to selling your business Intellectual Property refers to a few different types of intangible property including, logos, images and descriptions used to describe goods, business names and trademarks. These things comprise the “look and feel” of a business and are what we generally refer to as

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Shareholder Agreement Basics – Shareholders Agreement & Disputes with Shareholders

Introduction – Disputes Among Shareholders In our earlier articles we set out the benefits of a Shareholders Agreement and how decisions can be controlled under a Shareholders Agreement. This article will be focused on the issue of disputes amongst shareholders and how they can be addressed as part of the Shareholders Agreement. The small business

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Shareholder Agreement Basics (2) Shareholders Agreement – Decision Making

Introduction – Decision Making in a Shareholders Agreement In our earlier article we set out some of the details about why a Shareholders Agreement is useful and some of the key reasons to set up a Shareholders Agreement. This article will be focused on the issue of decision making under a Shareholders Agreement. The key

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