The 4 Most Common Causes of Business Litigation

When businesses fail to take charge of their legal issues, they open themselves up to lawsuits from other parties. Anything is possible, which is why it's important for you to minimize risk in all aspects of your business. Take a moment to familiarize yourself with the most common sources of business-related litigation in order to start preparing your company for potential suits today. 1) Breach of Read More

Distribution Agreements 101

When manufacturers and suppliers need to sell their products or services to the public, they commonly use experts called distributors. As independent entities, distributors serve as a bridge between companies and their customers. Distributors can buy your products for resale at a marked-up price, or they can process orders on your company's behalf, earning a commission on completed orders. If you're planning to work Read More

Breaking the Tie: Understanding Deadlock Provisions in Shareholder Agreements

If you're in the process of drafting a shareholder agreement for your company, you've made a wise choice. The contract will be instrumental in outlining the rights and responsibilities of each shareholder and director, as well as the running of your company. A well-written shareholder agreement should include a “deadlock provision.” What exactly is a deadlock provision, and why do you need one? Let's take a look at Read More

Economic Sabotage: An Introduction to Tortious Interference

When companies take competition too far, they can cross legal lines and cause serious trouble for other businesses. That's when the concept of “tortious interference” often comes in. One party may be guilty of tortious conduct when they interfere with another party's contracts, business relationships, or other economic prospects, with the intent of causing financial harm. Basics of Tortious Read More

Regina Campbell on Pete Biz Radio Part 5

Attorney Regina Campbell has begun a 7-part interview series on Pete Biz Radio. You can access the episodes via PC, Laptop, Tablet, or Smart Phone. You can also download "Free" apps: TuneInRadio or NobexRadio (Search for World Business Radio Network). Make the show a favorite and you're in. Click the player below to listen to Part 5, where Regina discusses shareholder disputes. Read More

Regina Campbell on Pete Biz Radio Part 4

Attorney Regina Campbell has begun a 7-part interview series on Pete Biz Radio. You can access the episodes via PC, Laptop, Tablet, or Smart Phone. You can also download "Free" apps: TuneInRadio or NobexRadio (Search for World Business Radio Network). Make the show a favorite and you're in. Click the player below to listen to Part 4, where Regina discusses employee issues. Read More

5 Tips to Help Your Business Avoid Falling Victim to Fraud

When most people hear about fraud, they tend to think about fraud against the average person, like identity theft or wire fraud. Fraud against a business may not enter into their minds. As a business owner, you know better. Your business deals with a range of employees, customers, and vendors on a daily basis, leaving you with more opportunities to be defrauded. How can you protect your business against fraud? Read More

Business Litigation 101: Understanding the Discovery Process

The old adage “knowledge is power” couldn't be more true in the case of litigation. When you're dealing with a business dispute or other civil lawsuit, the information at your disposal can make all the difference. That's where the discovery process comes in handy. “Discovery” refers to a set of tools used in litigation to prepare both parties for trial. It can be used to obtain written statements, oral testimony, and Read More

Regina Campbell on Pete Biz Radio Part 3

Attorney Regina Campbell has begun a 7-part interview series on Pete Biz Radio. You can access the episodes via PC, Laptop, Tablet, or Smart Phone. You can also download "Free" apps: TuneInRadio or NobexRadio (Search for World Business Radio Network). Make the show a favorite and you're in. Click the player below to listen to Part 3, where Regina discusses assessing risk in your business. Read More

6 Essential Components of a Strong Merger & Acquisition

When you consider engaging in a merger or acquisition with another company, you may have plenty of motivations. It could be a financial leg-up or a key step in assuring your company's prosperity. If you don't plan your M&A with care, however, you risk throwing away the advantages you hoped to gain. The following 6 elements are vital to ensuring a successful merger or acquisition. #1 – A win-win Read More