External Stakeholders

The term “stakeholder” refers to individuals, groups or entities that contribute to or are affected by how a business performs. A St. Louis business law attorney explains that internal stakeholders, such as employees, managers, customers and shareholders, have a direct stake in the monetary success of the company. Although external stakeholders have a less direct…

Mergers & Acquisitions

The 21st-century business climate has evolved. Mergers and acquisitions, or M&A, were once tools almost exclusively for the mega-corporations and billionaires. Not in today’s world. Even if the business owner has no immediate plans to sell or reorganize their business, it is wise to have a basic understanding of M&A. Grow and Change or Stagnate…

Business Law – LLCs

St. Louis Business Law Attorney Discusses the Formation of LLCs in Missouri There are several benefits associated with establishing your business as a limited liability company (LLC) in the state of Missouri. An LLC protects the business owners from being personally liable for the company’s debts and any judgments issued against it. There are fewer…

St. Louis Business Law Attorney Handles Franchise Disputes and Litigation

The relationships between franchisors and franchisees are quite complex. Some of the business matters that must be addressed while developing a franchise include the preparation of franchise disclosure documents, drafting licensing agreements, ensuring compliance with regulatory statutes and figuring out the most effective way to address legal disputes that may arise. Conflicts can quickly become…