Buying a Business in the US
Why is legal due diligence essential when buying a business in the US?
An individual looking to buy a business in the US needs to know that he/she is getting value for the money being paid. There are several key areas of concern that need to be reviewed by an attorney (and investigated as appropriate) to assist the Buyer in verifying what the Seller has, and is actually able to sell. Here are the typical areas of concern that legal review of…Read More
Added by B.F. Godfrey on April 4, 2012 — Defero Law
The recent riots in London, were in some part, coordinated through the use of Twitter and Facebook. The speed, broad reach and accessibility of the social networking sites proved to be a dangerous tool for some individuals inciting violence.
Once again, in the transatlantic employment law world, the use of social media has come under the spotlight. How can employers strike the balance between recognizing that sites like Facebook and Twitter are now an integral part of the…Read More
Added by CM Murray LLP on September 21, 2011 — Defero Law
At a recent cross border law conference in Toronto, I was fascinated by the presentation on the meteoric rise of social networking in the workplace. The statistics for Facebook are simply staggering – over 500 million active users, 24 million of whom are in the United States alone. The presentation prompted an interesting discussion on whether or not social networking sites have changed the workplace fundamentally. I believe they have, others still needed convincing.
The issue of…Read More
Added by CM Murray LLP on March 22, 2011 — Defero Law