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Do It Yourself Contracts – Who’s in Charge?

In previous posts we’ve dealt with “boilerplate” clauses such as waiver, jurisdiction and venue, and integration. Today we will talk about two related clauses: the “assignment” clause and the “binding effect” clause.

 

Equity Concepts and Client Service

One of our good business clients, Equity Concepts, based in Henrico, VA, is  celebrating their 20th anniversary. Sands Anderson’s Tom Ebel, recently spent some time talking with Michael Thaler, president of Equity Concepts, about their success and our relationship.

 

Do It Yourself Contracts – What’s the Risk?

In the last post we talked about boilerplate clauses, specifically, the “integration clause.” There are lots of other boilerplate sections that might seem to just be boring and unnecessary text, something you might drop if you didn’t know why they exist. Let’s look at two more. Example one is the jurisdiction and choice of law clause. [...]

 

Do It Yourself Contracts – Is Boilerplate Necessary?

Ever heard someone say, when reviewing a contract with you, “that’s just boilerplate, don’t worry about it…” ? Maybe you and a customer considered saving some money by drafting your own agreement and decided to skip all that “boilerplate.”

 

Google and Facebook Hit Privacy Wall

Oh when will they ever learn? (Pete Seeger – Where Have All the Flowers Gone, Copyright 1961 (renewed) Fall River Music Inc. It seems that internet and social media titans Google and Facebook have once again, to no one’s surprise, gotten themselves in some hot water with the FTC and some privacy watchdogs again. They [...]

 

Point Number 10 on How To Pursue Venture Capital

Hire a really good lawyer who knows the ropes. In our last post, we covered dividing up the responsibility for work and success. This time, let’s talk about a crucial team member: your lawyer. Seriously. I know it sounds like a pitch, but I am sincere. Of course we hope that you will hire North [...]

 

Business Lawyers Now in Christiansburg

Four of our firm’s lawyers located in Montgomery County and serving clients throughout the southwest Virginia area have moved into the First Bank & Trust Building on Peppers Ferry Road in Christiansburg. The new address is 150 Peppers Ferry Rd NE , Christiansburg, and the phone numbers are (540) 260-9011 (main); (540) 260-0022 (fax); and [...]