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Successor Liability and How to Prevent It 

In Business Transactions, Legal Compliance by Gage AndersonLeave a Comment

In business, it’s important to keep in mind that liabilities don’t disappear when ownership changes hands. Debts owed, outstanding lawsuits and liens may transfer over to the new owners of the business. This legal concept is called successor liability. For business owners, it’s crucial to be aware of how this can impact their bottom line and what they can do …

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BLSW Attorney Johnn Osborn Makes a Compelling Cannabis Argument

In Dispute Resolution by Larry DonahueLeave a Comment

Johnn Osborn has recently received some media attention, both locally and nationally, for his part in changing the zoning laws that previously dictated the distance in which cannabis businesses had to maintain from each other. By successfully arguing that a cannabis business going into vacant establishment improves the Albuquerque community, more cannabis retailers now have the green light to set …

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The Importance of Vendor Contracts and the Role of Lawyers in Ensuring Compliance 

In Contracts by Gage AndersonLeave a Comment

Vendor contracts are essential legal agreements that businesses use to establish relationships with suppliers, service providers, and other external vendors. These contracts set out the terms and conditions of the relationship between the parties involved, including the scope of services, payment, deadlines, confidentiality, and legal obligations. They can also include provisions for dispute resolution, intellectual property, and warranties. As such, …

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Understanding Insider Trading: Everything You Need to Know

In Business Tips, White Collar Criminal Defense by Larry DonahueLeave a Comment

You may have heard the term “insider trading” in the news or within business circles, but do you truly understand what it means? Insider trading is a serious offense that can lead to hefty fines, legal consequences, and damage to an individual or company’s reputation. As a business owner or someone who is involved in the stock market, it is …

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What Is A Whistleblower and How Can They Be Protected?

In Business Tips, Employment Law by Larry DonahueLeave a Comment

Whistleblowers are individuals who report illegal or unethical activities within companies or organizations. Whistleblowers are individuals who report illegal, immoral or unethical activities within an organization. Such activities may include fraud, corruption, and other serious misconducts. In recent times, whistleblowers have become more prevalent, specifically within the business world, as they have played a critical role in uncovering corporate fraud, …

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Business Law Southwest Attorneys Honored as Super Lawyers for 2023.

In Rising Stars, Super Lawyers by Kristy DonahueLeave a Comment

Super Lawyers rates outstanding lawyers who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Super Lawyers recognizes the top attorneys nationwide, across a variety of practice areas and firm sizes, using a patented process of independent research and peer input. The lawyers selected include those with many years of experience, as well as the Rising Stars of the …

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A Guide to Contractor Agreements for Business Owners

In Business Tips, Contracts, Employment Contract by Larry DonahueLeave a Comment

If you are a business owner, chances are you’ve heard about contractor agreements. But what exactly is a contractor agreement, and why should you know about them? In this article, we’ll take a look at the basics of contractor agreements and how they can help your business. What is a Contractor Agreement?A contractor agreement is a legally binding document that …

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What is an “Asset Purchase”?

In Business Transactions by Larry DonahueLeave a Comment

If you are considering buying a business, it’s important to understand the concept of “asset purchase”. An asset purchase is a type of legal transaction in which one entity purchases the assets of another entity. It’s often used by companies looking to acquire new assets and expand their operations. In this blog post, we’ll explore what an asset purchase is …

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Challenging a Will – When and How to Do It

In Estate & Probate by Larry DonahueLeave a Comment

Understanding the process of contesting a will can be challenging. When should you consider contesting a will? What are the grounds for contesting a will? And how do you go about challenging a will once you have decided to do so? Here, we’ll break down each step of the process so that you can make an informed decision when it …