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Category: corporate law

Drafting an Operating Agreement

Drafting an Operating Agreement

Every LLC will need an operating agreement at the time you start the business. The agreement will lay out how the LLC is run. Even if the law does not require you to have an operating agreement, it is in your best interests to draft one. You should try to take an off-the-rack operating agreement and try to use…

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What Is Due Diligence?

Due Diligence

Whenever your company is doing a deal involving buying a company or part of it, you need to know exactly what you are getting. The last thing that you want is to spend a large amount of money on a purchase, only to find out that you will not get the full benefit of the bargain because things with…

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Shareholder Agreements

Shareholder Agreements

Shareholders in a company have the legal right to be treated fairly. The rights and obligations of shareholders are set forth in a shareholder agreement. If this agreement is breached, shareholders may be able to sue the company for damages. There are many things that companies could theoretically do to dilute and harm the value of their shareholders’ investments….

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Federal Laws Affecting ATM Businesses

Even if you are not a bank yourself, there are federal laws that you need to know about when you own and operate an ATM. There are different laws that apply, depending on whether the ATM is owned and operated by an individual or a bank. Many of the stringent security measures requiring video cameras are not necessary when…

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Contracts for COAM Placements

Atlanta ATM/COAM Business Lawyer

In Georgia, Coin Operated Amusement Machines (COAMs) are part of a regulated industry that requires a license from the State of Georgia. The owner of the machine may also need a contract to place their COAM in an establishment. It is always better to have all terms between the owner of the machine (the COAMs can be found in…

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Should You Form an LLC for Your ATM Business?

Georgia ATM/COAM Business Lawyer

ATMs can be challenging businesses that have a number of liability issues involved. Like any business, you are always better off when you are protected personally. You obtain the maximum amount of protection when you form an LLC.   No matter the type of business, you should form an LLC if there is any sort of risk to you….

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ATM Business Contracts

Georgia ATM Lawyer

When you own and operate an ATM, you need a place to put it where customers can utilize the machine. When you find a location, you will need to enter into a contract with the location owner. This is commonly called a placement agreement or site location agreement. Like any other business contract, your placement agreement should be carefully…

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How Mergers and Acquisitions Work

Marietta Business Transaction Attorney

A merger and acquisition is when two companies decide to join together, or one sells part of itself to another. The transaction is a detailed process that involves plenty of homework and paperwork before it can be final. Businesses will need an attorney to advise them from the very beginning of the mergers and acquisition process. First, the two…

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Should Your Business Incorporate?

Marietta Business Attorney

There are a number of compelling reasons why you would want to incorporate your business. Once your business grows beyond a certain point, you almost cannot afford not to be incorporated. You may even want to consider incorporating at the very beginning to prepare for your future growth. Why You Should Consider Incorporation Sooner Rather than Later One of…

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Proving Unlawful Retaliation by Your Employer

Employment Discrimination Attorney

Losing your job in retaliation for exercising your rights as an employee is unlawful, and you could be entitled to legal relief if your employer retaliates against you. One of the experienced Atlanta employment discrimination attorneys from Battleson Law is here to answer any questions you might have and evaluate your rights. You Are Legally Protected to Assert Your…

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