Lawthentic Loop

Category: Commercial

Lawthentic Loop

Category: Commercial
  • Joint venture vs. partnership

    It can be difficult to differentiate a joint venture and a partnership. What’s more, knowing which structure best suits your business and your objectives can be unclear given their similarities. Irrespective, each has its own unique characteristics, resulting in varying legal rights and obligations. To ensure you use the appropriate vehicle for your circumstances, it’s […]

  • Selling or buying a business

    Every business, like every person, is unique and boasts a plethora of distinctive characteristics. It’s not surprising then, that the issues which arise in every business sale or purchase transaction are just as unique. So what are the key considerations when selling or buying a business? Here’s what’s at the top of our list of […]

  • Post-employment restraints explained

    As an employer, how do you safeguard your business from former employees: Starting up a rival business nearby? Soliciting your clients or customers? Poaching your employees? Working for a competitor? Using your confidential information or trade secrets? By including an enforceable restraint of trade clause in employment contracts, businesses can prevent employees from engaging in […]

  • Essentials for a stellar start-up

    When you’re ready to start your business journey, it’s important to get the legals right from the get-go! Here are the essentials to get you started: 1. Structure Firstly, choose the right business structure… Whether it’s a company, joint venture, partnership, trust or sole trader, it’s fundamental to select the most appropriate legal framework for […]

  • Online risk management – the fundamentals

    Whilst the functionality and aesthetics of online vehicles are important, it’s crucial not to forget the fine print. This means putting mechanisms in place to safeguard your business’ interests and minimise commercial risk in digital interactions. We take you through the fundamentals for online risk management. Here’s some food for thought… Does your business have […]

  • Buying or selling a business? What’s really included in the sale?

    Buying or selling a business? What’s really included in the sale? We answer some of the most common questions. Read what we had to say in our feature in Coast to Coast Magazine. One of the most common questions asked by business sellers and buyers is what’s actually included in the transaction. It may seem […]

  • Lease vs. licence

    Searching for the right premises for your business can be a daunting task. There are many factors to consider when choosing the best space: location, competition, visibility, accessibility, security and costs (for things like rent, outgoings and renovations). These are only but a few… When you find the perfect space that ticks all the boxes, […]

  • Commercial leases: top 10 tips for lessees

    The world of commercial leasing can be overwhelming. There are many factors at play, particularly if you have never leased before. And even if you are a seasoned lessee, commercial leases can still be daunting. The lease agreement covers a multitude of issues, including the rights and obligations of both the lessee and the lessor, […]

  • Buying commercial property

    What should you consider when buying commercial property? Factors like financing options, market influences and property characteristics (such as type, size, location and other features of the property) all come into play. But what are the fundamentals from a legal perspective? We share our top 5 considerations when buying commercial property. 1. Owner occupier or […]

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