Commercial Blawg

How to Find a Perfect Lawyer for Your Business

September 8, 2017

Contribution from an author in the legal sector explaining how you can find the perfect lawyer for your business:- As a new business owner, you probably find yourself often wondering: What’s next? You are always trying to determine what your next step should be… Well, when you are considering who should be next in your list […]

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The Increasing Demand for Compliance Management As We Step Into 2017

February 9, 2017

Contribution regarding compliance management (particularly from an Australian perspective). Increasingly complex and dynamic regulatory landscapes, rapid technology change, and global business environments are among the few factors that have been driving companies to become more focused on risk and compliance management in their businesses. In earlier times, compliance and risk management was considered burdensome. There […]

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A Note on Contract Automation and Legal Technology

January 8, 2017

Editorial Note: This article originally appeared on https://colinslevy.com and is the property of https://colinslevy.com.  Colin S. Levy is Manager, Contract Negotiations for Pearson Education. In-House Counsel as well as lawyers in general these days appear to fall into three groups when it comes to the use of technology. Not all groups are the same size, […]

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David versus Goliath: fighting for your employment rights

October 28, 2013

Guest post regarding your employment rights. Sometimes, big companies and organisations just seem intimidatingly big. They loom up in front of you, with their vast corporate structures, challenging you to take them on. When they decide to turn their negative attentions to you, what can you do? You can feel very alone and completely helpless. […]

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India’s Companies Bill amendment to allow foreign mergers

September 2, 2013

(Feature post regarding India’s Companies Bill amendment) India’s parliament has passed a new corporate law which gives a welcome overhaul to the restrictive Companies Act of 1956, in an effort to stimulate the economy, eliminate unnecessary bureaucracy, improve governance and facilitate better business practice. The news is positive for organisations in the country, but the […]

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Starting Up a Business? A Guide to Picking Your First Lawyer

May 10, 2013

You’ve had a great idea, mentioned it to a few friends and family and now you’re ready to start work. Whether you are raising money, working with a business partner or already beginning to engage with clients you need to consider how to protect yourself legally. You know you need the best legal advice that […]

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The Famous Microsoft Monopoly Case

March 15, 2013

Guest post regarding the famous Microsoft monopoly case Microsoft Corporation dominated the Web browser market when it packaged its proprietary Internet Explorer browser with its own operating system, Windows. When customers bought Windows, they no longer had to download or buy other browsers, and competing brands lost market share. In 1998, the United States Supreme […]

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Debt Recovery During a Recession: Considerations for Business

February 14, 2013

Guest post from business lawyers regarding recovery debt during a recession. It will come as no surprise that debt recovery has become a bigger consideration for businesses during the recession. At times where businesses are cutting costs in an effort to increase turnover and manage cash flow, debt recovery has become a big part of […]

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All About Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

February 13, 2013

(US commercial law regarding Chapter 11 Bankruptcy). Sometimes a business may have a reasonable chance for future success, but because of overwhelming start-up costs, excessive current debt, numerous lease payments, or any other number of debt issues, the company may be in immediate danger of failure. In these cases, a Chapter 11 bankruptcy petition may […]

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Law – Why pay more? Why fixed priced legal services are here and staying

February 13, 2013

How can a consumer know what is fair to pay for a piece of legal advice or drafting any more than a lawyer can know how long it will take and how much to charge? Discussions over legal fees have raged for many years and continue to do so. The practice of law and the […]

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