23 02, 2020

Protecting Your Limited Liability Company Ownership Security Interest

2020-02-23T12:14:04-06:00February 23rd, 2020|Blog, Business Law, Investment Law|

Protecting Your Limited Liability Company Ownership Security Interest When most people think about a security interest in property, they think of a secured interest in real estate (i.e. a mortgage). However, you can actually obtain a security interest in more than just real estate, such as a security interest in an ownership interest in an [...]

27 04, 2018

Protecting Your Business When the Relationship Falls Apart

2018-04-27T15:54:49-05:00April 27th, 2018|Blog, Business Law|

Finding someone to start a business with can be an exciting time. You have 2 or more people coming together with a mutual goal in mind who are excited to move forward with an opportunity for both. In the midst of this excitement, it’s good to stomp the brakes a little and think through [...]

27 04, 2018

Negotiating to Close

2018-04-27T15:55:04-05:00April 27th, 2018|Blog, Business Law|

The negotiation process is often longer and more drawn out than it is portrayed in movies and TV. Often, weeks or months of preparation are involved in finding providers of the service or product you are seeking, evaluating costs of proposals to fit within a budget, and trying to synthesize the different terms. While preparation [...]

5 02, 2018

Bipartisan Budget Act and the Ramifications for Your Business

2018-02-05T10:06:44-06:00February 5th, 2018|Blog, Business Law, Investment Law|

Bipartisan Budget Act and the Ramifications for Your Business Federal income tax is usually known to most lawyers as a strong non-prescription version of Ambien, and even more so to non-lawyers. It’s also one of the most important considerations in your business, from beginning to end. The bad news is that your business could be [...]

22 12, 2017

Filing a Foreign Entity – When and How You File

2017-12-22T15:36:29-06:00December 22nd, 2017|Blog, Business Law, Uncategorized|

You may have already filed your entity in the great state of Texas, but what if your travels, business relationships, or personal relationships bring you to opportunities in another state? What if you own assets in another state, such as real estate? What if you move from one state to another and begin conducting business [...]

22 12, 2017

Considerations in Conducting Interstate Business

2017-12-22T14:38:34-06:00December 22nd, 2017|Blog, Business Law|

It should make sense that when you conduct business in another state, you may become subject to their set of rules. When you expand, you’re opening your business up to another state’s laws and potentially a new set of state restrictions that you may have not had in your former state. This article only scratches [...]

30 01, 2017

Choosing a Business Lawyer

2017-01-30T18:51:10-06:00January 30th, 2017|Attorney, Blog, Business Law, Investment Law|

Operating a business is a minefield. Not only do you have competitors seeking to cut in on your profit, but you also have government hoops to jump through. For instance, if you intend to raise capital for your business, that is likely to be a security in the eyes of the Securities and Exchange Commission [...]

26 01, 2017

Developing Your Business Plan

2017-01-30T17:49:13-06:00January 26th, 2017|Blog, Business Law, Investment Law|

Ringing in the New Year presents new possibilities for people to break through complacency and reach out to achieve daring life goals. A very common life goal to embark upon at the start of the New Year is to start a new business. Many take the plunge and bear the risk of starting a new [...]

14 12, 2016

Truth in Securities: The Modern Era

2017-01-11T05:03:24-06:00December 14th, 2016|Blog, Business Law, Uncategorized|

In addition to being a conglomerate of agency regulations and private placement exemptions. Securities are entrenched quite deeply in the business of safekeeping. Still, the main goal is to avoid and prevent fraudulent sales while working to ensure orderly, fair and lucrative markets for investors. This provides implication into the myriad of specifications pertaining to [...]

9 11, 2016

Utilizing the Series LLC to Manage Your Wealth

2016-11-09T20:56:45-06:00November 9th, 2016|Blog, Business Law, Investment Law|

       The Series limited liability company (Series LLC) is a relatively new innovation in wealth management and entity formation. The following table shows the current jurisdictions in the United States that recognize the Series LLC structure. Jurisdictions Recognizing the Series LLC[1] Alabama Delaware District of Columbia Illinois Iowa Kansas Missouri Montana Oklahoma Puerto [...]


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