The creation and management of a corporation entails intricate processes and complex business concepts. One must be knowledgeable in business transaction laws to avoid potential and future litigation.
As contractual relations among parties are inevitable, activities involving this relation may often end in up court. To avoid business litigation, parties must learn to nurture their dealings with one another. It is in this aspect that business transaction law can be made applicable.
Legal Issues with Business Transactions and Contractual Obligations
Business transaction law pertains to the various legal rules that affect planning, negotiating and document drafting in connection with business formation. Since, the primordial consideration in putting up a business is for commercial gain, knowledge on these laws is essential in advancing ones interest. Hence, in putting up a business, issues such as business liabilities and debts, taxes, manageability and business growth must be dealt with. And there is no better way of dealing with these concerns than to be familiar with business principles and laws.
In putting up a business venture, making profit is the main concern. Since business is a continuous, systematic and complex activity, parties must have knowledge on certain substantive and procedural processes to have a smooth business relationship. Some business dealings or activities they must take into considerations are as follows:
- Acquisitions, Consolidation, Mergers, Reorganization, Liquidations and Private Stock Offerings
- Shares and Asset Purchase Agreements
- Drafting and Reviews of Contract
- Financial Agreements
- State and Federal Laws Compliance
- Buy-Sell Agreements, Negotiations and Structuring
- Employment and Independent Contractor Agreement Preparation
- Trademark, Patent and Copyright
- Creation and Structuring of Foreign or Domestic Corporation, Limited Liability Companies, Partnerships and Joint Ventures
In a perfect world, a good business person would be able to handle all the legal facets of running their business without having to worry about potential problems or litigation. Unfortunately, business laws have become so complex, that almost every business owner will have to consult a lawyer sooner or later to ensure the continued success of their enterprise.From the author: Transactional Business Law