Deals from Hell – What to Do

Deals from Hell – What to Do       In my practice I have rarely had a deal go completely sideways to a nightmare. But they do happen, and when they happen it can mean some sleepless nights and restless days. Taking the following steps can help you survive your business deal gone bad. Get Everything[…]

4 Steps You Can Take Right Now to Protect Your Business

4 Steps You Can Take Right Now to Protect Your Business      We get lots of questions on some simple steps to help protect a client’s business. Taking a few simple steps to shore up your protections can go a long way in reducing your business risks. Here are the most common steps I’ve recommended recently[…]

How to Get a Liquor License in Texas

How to Get a Liquor License in Texas      Serving alcohol at your restaurant can add much needed revenue and margin for your business. In Texas, there is a myriad of local (county and municipal) and state laws that are applicable to any business seeking to serve alcohol to patrons. To obtain a license to serve[…]

What is the Difference Between a Registered Agent Address and a Business Address?

What is the Difference Between a Registered Agent Address and a Business Address?      Many times when I assist companies that have used a cheap LLC or corporation formation website or chose to form the business themselves, I find the common mistake of not understanding the importance of the registered agent address and the business mailing[…]

Doing Business in Texas: Financing

Doing Business in Texas: Financing      Financing your project in Texas is typically not very different from seeking financing in other states. From tax-exempt financing to commercial banking and other equity financing, Texas laws offer businesses a wide range of options to grow through finance. Exploring your options can help expand and diversify where and how[…]

Doing Business in Texas: Business Practices Law

Doing Business in Texas: Business Practices Law      Texas has a number of trade regulations ranging from antitrust to deceptive trade practices laws. These business practices laws are the focus of our next Doing Business in Texas series. We will cover just a few of the basic business practices laws including antitrust laws, covenants[…]

Doing Business in Texas: Labor Laws

Doing Business in Texas: Labor Laws      In this installment of our Doing Business in Texas Series we will discuss the various labor laws that affect Texas businesses. Texas labor laws strike a good balance between protecting contract freedom and the rights of employees. Many states have complex and often onerous employment regulations, Texas takes a[…]

Website Terms and Conditions – Liability Traps

Website Terms and Conditions – Liability Traps      Terms and conditions are an integral part of every website. Website terms and conditions are used to limit liability and reduce exposure to a lawsuit. A well drafted terms and conditions helps set the rules for how a dispute is resolved with users. Often businesses will use boilerplate[…]