Selling Privately Held Businesses – Interview with Stephen Gulotta, Managing Member, Mintz Levin's New York Office
How Do I Prepare to Sell My Business?
As we posted earlier this year, car sales in the European auto industry have been on the upswing for nearly two years. This continued in July as sales rose in Germany, France, Italy, and Spain. Spain posted the biggest gain,...more
The Center for Automotive Research held its 50th anniversary Management Briefing Seminars event last week in Traverse City, Michigan. The theme of the conference was “Competition Rules!” and featured an in-depth look at the...more
On April 10, 2015, RadioShack, and certain affiliated debtor entities, proposed a bankruptcy sale of certain assets, including Personally Identifiable Information (“PII”). Deposition testimony in the case revealed that, over...more
On May 11, the FTC released a statement regarding the agency staff’s May 7 letter to Michigan Senator Booher, which concerns pending SB 268 – an act to regulate the sale and servicing of automobiles. The proposed legislation...more
Halo Elecs., Inc. v. Pulse Elecs., Inc. and Pulse Elecs. Corp. -
In a case exploring the limits of what constitutes a sale or offer for sale “within the United States” under 35 U.S.C. § 271(a), the U.S. Court of...more
Yesterday ASIC released two reports that highlight what we already thought we knew, that consumers generally don’t read the PDS to make a decision about taking out or switching insurance and that the regulatory framework is,...more
North Carolina is an alcoholic beverage control state, meaning it is one of 17 states with a monopoly over the retailing of distilled spirits. North Carolina is also a "local option" state, which means that county and...more
A newly released analysis on the global chemical industry is predicting strong growth for the biobased sector. Consistent with findings released recently from Lux Research and RnR Market Research, Frost & Sullivan's analysis...more
Section 407 of the California Labor Code provides -
Investments and the sale of stock or an interest in a business in connection with the securing of a position are illegal as against the public policy of the State and...more
In December 2010, the IRS and Treasury proposed regulations that required the allocation of sales-based royalties and vendor allowances exclusively to property that has been sold (or for inventory property, deemed sold under...more
As a distributor, can I use display booths to sell my company’s products? Is there a limit on the time I can spend selling at a booth?
First, check the company policies, as they will be the guiding rule. Most companies...more
Most companies would prohibit sales in flea markets, swap meets, vending machines or garage sales. It is generally viewed that such locations dilute the value of the company’s products and opportunity. Companies typically...more
Be careful with covenants not to compete when you buy or sell a business. That's the lesson from Amerigas Propane, LP v. Coffey, 2014 NCBC 4, decided this week by Judge Jolly....more
The potential application of federal and state securities laws to the sale of condominiums when coupled with the opportunity to participate in a rental program (sometimes referred to as a "condohotel," "condominium hotel," or...more
U.S. deal activity was the bright spot in an otherwise relatively muted global M&A market in 2013. Several large U.S. transactions were announced in the first two months of the year, and although deal volume for transactions...more
Frontloading generally refers to a process in which a MLM company, or a sponsoring consultant, encourages a new consultant to purchase far more than is commercially reasonable under the circumstances. Often the “push” is...more
The plaintiff in Reyes sought to bring an FLSA collective action against the defendant on behalf of himself and other similarly situated “sales brokers” that the defendant employed. The sales brokers were responsible for...more
FINRA recently announced a disciplinary proceeding that underscores its continuing concerns about unsuitable retail sales of structured products. In a recently settled formal disciplinary proceeding, FINRA censured a...more
Earlier this week, the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration issued the news release, “Crowd Management Measures Are Critical During Major Sales Events,” and sent a reminder to major retailers and retail...more
The high profile long-running saga between Mark Cuban -- entrepreneur, television personality, and billionaire owner of the Dallas Mavericks -- and the SEC has finally ended with Mr. Cuban emerging victorious. On October 16,...more
A recent decision by the California First District Court of Appeal serves as a useful reminder of the importance of properly documenting any agreement to sell a portion of a legal parcel....more
Rules from the Federal Trade Commission include new requirements for reporting pharmaceutical patent transfers.
On November 6, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) released finalized amendments to the premerger...more
In This Presentation:
- General Considerations
- Who is Your Client?
- Who Can Employ a Physician?
- Basic Issues in Employment Contracts
- The Buy-In: Becoming an Owner in a Medical Practice
For most entrepreneurs, their retirement plan is to sell the business and use the proceeds to fund their retirement life style. They don’t want to hear that their business isn’t salable.
Democratic Senator Edward Markey wants the FTC to take a more active role in policing auto dealer sales practices. Because Dodd-Frank bars the CFPB from directly regulating auto dealers, the CFPB has targeted the fair lending...more
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