Lawthentic Loop

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Lawthentic Loop

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  • What impact can emerging tech trends have on business?

    Whatever happens out in the world, one thing’s for certain – technology never stands still. The global pandemic has only increased our reliance on a range of burgeoning technologies, accelerating the rate of artificial intelligence (AI) and data-driven advances and spurring forward-thinking companies into action. Resilient enterprises are reading the trends, noting their applications and […]

  • 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 […]

  • Passing off, a protective umbrella for unregistered trade marks

    A registered trade mark is the best way to protect the identity of your business’ goods or services and to prevent others from imitating your brand. It will help you distinguish your brand in a competitive marketplace and can be an indispensable marketing asset, integral to increasing your business’ value. Read more in our article […]

  • 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 […]

  • Gloves off: effective commercial dispute resolution

    No business owner wants to be involved in a dispute. Commercial disputes are stressful and deplete valuable resources such as time and money. However they happen from time to time and are part and parcel of being in business. Disputes are common when interacting with customers, suppliers and contractors on a day to day basis […]

  • 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 […]

  • Trade marks: 10 frequently asked questions

    Let’s talk trade marks. We take the uncertainty out and put the simplicity into protecting your creative masterpiece by answering 10 of the most frequently asked questions about trade marks. 1. What is a trade mark? A trade mark is a type of intellectual property (IP). It is your identity. It’s your brand or another […]

  • 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 […]

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