Legal Aspects of Starting, Owning, Operating, Buying, Exiting a Business
Lack of Knowledge is not an alibi!
Legal: Better to get advice now while you are in control, rather then later when it can cost you your business, and your personal assets. Legal advisers will share their advice on at minimum:
Legally protecting yourself and your business
DBA, LLC, Partnerships, and Corporation: Which is best for you in your personal situation and business endeavors, which provides the greatest protection of your assets? The do\'s and don\'ts of partnering with someone or another company.
Branding, Trademarks, Service Marks, Copyrights, Trade Secrets and Patents
Employees - What you can and cannot do. What is the difference, 1099 contracting or employee?
The \"name\" of your business and domain names - Why they need to be the same. Why it creates asset value.
Contracts - when do you need them and with whom. Includes leasing, land contracts, and other agreements you will either be entering into or exiting from. What to watch for in Franchise Disclosure Documents. Which ones are legal and which ones won\'t hold up in court.
Due Diligence - what is it and why you need to do it, and how to prepare yourself for it. Things to check for while you\'re thinking about buying a business.
Legal documents and other legal things you need to be aware of when you start, own, operate, buy and exit a business.
Exit Strategies - Now that you started one, how do you get out of the business?
Buy/Sell Agreements - Why they are critical when you are in a partnership and what are they anyway.
How to avoid your business from getting sued and other legal liabilities.
Register at IKEA.com, U.S. Canton, MI under events.October 21st, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
This event is free to the public. Especially suited to those who are thinking of starting, buying, growing, exiting, owning, operating a business.
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