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Buying a Business: Cognovit Promissory Notes and Pledge Agreements


When buying a business, it’s crucial to secure financing for the purchase. Fortunately, there are a variety of resources available to help you do just that, including promissory notes and pledge agreements. While these tools work a bit differently, either one can help the business acquisition process go smoothly. In this blog post, we’ll discuss […]

Selling your Business: Asset Purchase Agreements and Seller Representations


When selling your business, there’s lots to consider, including which assets you’ll put up for sale, how much they’ll cost, and how you’ll present your company to potential buyers. Two important components of the selling process are asset purchase agreements and seller representations. In this blog post, we’ll dive into asset purchase agreements and representations, […]

A Stock Purchase Agreement Vs. An Asset Purchase Agreement


In the sale of a business, there are different types of purchase agreements that the seller and buyer may enter into. These include a stock purchase agreement (the sale or purchase of company stock) or an asset purchase agreement (the sale or purchase of company assets). Both options involve unique advantages and considerations, making it […]

What Goes In A Master Services Agreement


Clarity and precision are important in helping a business transaction go smoothly. For service providers and clients alike, having a comprehensive legal agreement – such as a master services agreement – in place can help protect your interests and encourage a smooth working relationship. Let’s look at what typically goes into a master services agreement. […]

What Is The Difference Between Syndication 506b And 506c


Syndication can provide a great opportunity for someone who wants to raise capital for a real estate investment. However, there’s a lot to know before getting started in real estate syndication, including how Regulation D Rule 506(b) and Rule 506(c) impact the process of raising capital from investors. Let’s take a look at the differences […]

What Should be in a Private Placement Memorandum


When you want to raise capital through a private placement offering, having a private placement memorandum (PPM) is crucial. This document is essential for marketing to and attracting investors as well as complying with regulations, whether you’re a startup in need of financial investment or an established company that wants to expand. Here’s a look […]

What Should Be In An Intellectual Property Licensing Agreement?


Basics of IP License Agreements Fundamentally, an intellectual property license agreement is a contract between two companies over the use of intellectual property. A license agreement can include anything covered under patents, copyrights, and trademarks. In this scenario a licensor owns the intellectual property and the license agreement allows the licensee to utilize the property […]

When Do I Need a Private Placement Memorandum?


What is a Private Placement Memorandum? A Private Placement Memorandum (PPM) may also be called an Offering Memorandum (OM), Confidential Offering Memorandum (COM), or Confidential Information Memorandum (CIM) and can sometimes be thought of a business plan with a highly detailed legal focus, emphasizing both transparency and privacy from the issuer. Its primary role is […]

How To Refinance A Business Loan


Thinking about refinancing a business loan? Refinancing may help your business get better loan terms and interest rates, making it easier to pay off debt. There’s a lot to know when refinancing, including the steps involved as well as the pros and cons of refinancing a loan. Here’s a look at how to refinance a […]

What Are The 3 Phases Of Real Estate Syndication?

By Drew Stevens

Real estate syndication can be a great opportunity for people looking to fund a real estate project as well as investors interested in real estate investing. There’s a lot to know before getting started, including who can be involved in the syndicate and the responsibilities of each person during each phase. Here’s a closer look […]

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