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Category: Employment law

Due Diligence for Your Merger or Acquisition

merger and acquisition

Mergers and acquisitions are high-stakes transactions, and an improperly handled deal can impact your company’s future success. It is essential that you have legal guidance from a business lawyer in Atlanta who can examine all of the possible implications of your merger and acquisition. A key part of this is conducting due diligence, which can be time-consuming and involves…

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Issuing Final Paychecks to Employees

final paychecks

Many companies do not need their full workforce or might need to cut payroll. In addition, some employees might quit to find other work, due to a lack of childcare, or other circumstances. In any event, business owners should be prepared for changes in their staff as 2020 progresses. One issue to remember is that there are rules regarding…

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Are Non-Compete Agreements Enforceable in Georgia?

non-compete agreements

In the past, non-compete agreements were often a standard part of an employment contract. When an employer hired someone, the company had the new hire sign an agreement that limited where and how they could work if they left the company. While this was an attempt to protect the company from unfair competition from the former employee, many people…

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Is Your Company Ready to Hire Employees?

hiring employee

Many new or smaller companies rely on independent contractors to complete work needed – or owners may try to handle all the work themselves. There often comes a time when you need to hire employees to grow your business and maintain quality operations. Before you hire an employee, there are many legal issues to consider, and you should not…

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Questions to Address When Starting a Business

startup lawyer

Having a good idea that solves problems for others is only the very first step in starting your own business. There are many questions you need to carefully consider before you begin operations, and it is often extremely helpful to have the advice of an experienced startup lawyer in Atlanta during this process. The following are only two of…

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Should You Have Your Employees Sign a Non-Disclosure Agreement?

Non-Disclosure Agreement

As an employer, you’ve likely heard about non-disclosure agreements (NDAs), which are exactly what they sound like they are – agreements that prevent a party from disclosing information to others. You may be wondering whether you need your employees to sign a non-disclosure agreement. The answer to this question, as it often is in the law, is that it…

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