The first step in starting a company is choosing the proper corporate form, which will have a significant impact on taxation, liability and the day to day operations of the business.
In the business world, transactions are governed by contracts, which must be carefully drafted and closely reviewed prior to signing to protect your legal interests.
A joint venture is a type of alliance or partnership between two companies for a set length of time. Contracts governing joint ventures must be tightly drafted and negotiated.
Buying, selling or reorganizing a business requires compliance with a complex set of federal and state laws, and often involves complex financing arrangements.
Both the federal and state government closely control the purchase and sale of securities, which require the filing of reports with regulatory agencies and adherence to strict laws.