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General and Ongoing Business Representation

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General and Ongoing Business Representation

Berger Singerman clients seek our advice, counsel and assistance in a variety of corporate, strategic and contracting matters, including in connection with achieving their ongoing and ordinary course business goals and objectives.  Our practice engages in a collaborative team approach, in areas including corporate, securities, commercial lending, tax, asset protection, labor and employment, and employee benefits law.  Our services in this area include:

  • Corporate, partnership, LLC and other business entity selection, formation, structuring and documentation, to effect optimal governance, ownership, operational and tax goals and efficiencies;
  • Guidance on structuring efficient sales, supply, vendor and licensing agreements, consulting and independent contractor arrangements, and other essential business contracts, to protect business interests and serve and effectuate important business relationships;
  • All manner and varieties of borrowing, lending and credit (and related security and subordination) facilities and arrangements, including working capital loans and acquisition loans;
  • Corporate governance matters, including board constitution, recruitment and independence, and advice to boards regarding board and committee structure, fiduciary obligations, codes of conduct and “best practices,” compliance and oversight, indemnification rights and D&O insurance, and stockholder relations;
  • Executive and employee agreements, plans and benefits (including non-compete and restrictive covenant agreements and stock option, equity and incentive compensation plans);
  • Joint ventures and strategic arrangements and alliances; and
  • Assistance with regulatory reporting, disclosure and compliance matters.