Perry Law Firm Business Startup, Finance and Governance

2018 Partnership Taxes

Beginning 1/1/2018 there will be new rules in effect for partnership taxation; and, LLCs taxed as partnerships.  Companies should make sure their organizational documents as well as their general practices will adapt now before its too late.

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Text Messages Can Form Contract

A Massachusetts court recently held that a series of text messages successfully formed a contract to buy/sell real property.  The case highlights the importance to pay attention to all correspondences and digital information in conducting your business.

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Franchises

Thinking about buying a franchise?  Perry Law can help with your due diligence, negotiations, review and more.  Please contact us for more information.

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Organizational Documents

Often businesses file articles on SunBiz to legally form the company but stop there.  Perry Law can help with the remaining organizational documents like bylaws, minutes, resolutions, waivers and more.  Please contact us for more information.

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ABC Could Not Later File Bankruptcy

In a recent decision – 2015 WL 9241140 – the 11th Circuit held that after a business  executed an assignment for the benefit of creditors the appointed assignee could not then subsequently file the business into a bankruptcy.  However, the Court did leave the door open that an assignment could potentially expressly confer this power.  The case illustrates […]

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Online Reviews

AboveTheLaw has posted a great article about another company suing after a negative online review – http://abovethelaw.com/2015/09/florida-moving-company-attempting-to-sue-its-way-back-to-yelp-respectability/.  When a company receives a negative rating it should carefully evaluate all of its options, which includes but doesn’t end with lawsuits.

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Guide to Disputing Errors on Credit Reports

We have all been there. You try to purchase a new car, house or apply for a new bank loan when unbeknownst to you something shows up on your credit report which is incorrect.   The discrepancy can take the form of any number of issues whether it is from a past debt listed incorrectly, a […]

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Departure Emails

The US District Court for MD Florida recently issued another opinion on a recurring issue – departure emails.  Technomedia Solutions, LLC v. Scopetto, 2013 WL 6571558.  Plaintiff Technomedia hired Defendant Scopetto in its marketing department.  As part of that employment Scopetto executed several Non-Compete/Non-Solicitation Agreements.  Eventually, Scopetto sought employment with Technomedia’s competitor.  She was then […]

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Thinking of Starting up a Franchise?

Are you thinking of starting up a franchise?  If so, come check out the National Franchise and Business Opportunities Show.  It’s held this weekend – October 5 and 6 – at the Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention Center.  The conference will have insights into products, services and technologies.  The show will also enable the public to […]

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