Daily Archives April 14, 2015

Minority Shareholders – Fighting The Man

Minority Shareholders – Fighting The Man

by: Richard A. Chapo

Investing in a corporate entity is fairly standard practice in our society. Problems arise when you own a small percentage of shares, but disagree with the direction the majority shareholders are taking the entity. As a minority shareholder, do you have any way to fight “the man”, to wit, the majority shareholders?
Minority Shareholders
A couple of your friends come up with a great business idea, but need start-up capital. You agree to provide $10,000 for 30 percent of the shares. A corporation is formed, but the friends take the business in a direction you don’t like. What can you do?
The first step for a minority shareholder is to look at the bylaws of the corporation...

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Get a Prenuptial Agreement before Your Next Marria

Get a Prenuptial Agreement before Your Next Marriage

by: Jeffrey Broobin

While signing a prenuptial agreement can be one of the all-time romantic turnoffs, for people heading into their second marriage, a prenuptial agreement can give the trade-off of a better relationship through the security of financial and life planning.
A prenuptial agreement is a legal contract between two people about to marry, specifying how assets will be distributed in the event of divorce or death. A prenuptial agreement is a good idea, even if you aren’t rich or own a home. It saves future arguments and can even save you money.
A prenuptial agreement requires that each partner prepare an inventory of assets owned before the marriage, and it allows you to establish your separate priorities about those assets.
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7 Advantages to Incorporating

7 Advantages to Incorporating

by: Alex Goumakos

There’s no question that hard work and a little luck is what it takes to BE successful. But a little knowledge, especially when it comes to setting up your business, will help you STAY successful.
While many business owners give a lot of thought to location, store décor, customer service, hiring employees and management issues (and rightly so); choosing the proper business structure (such as sole proprietor, partnership, corporation, limited liability company) doesn’t get the attention it deserves. Many entrepreneurs don’t realize this, but the business form they choose can often times be the difference between success and failure, especially in today’s competitive and litigious marketplace...

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4 Tips to Help You Find a Reputable Mesothelioma L

4 Tips to Help You Find a Reputable Mesothelioma Lawyer

by: Robert Linebaugh

Mesothelioma is a rare form of cancer that affects the sac lining the chest (the pleura), the lining around the heart (the pericardium), or the lining of the abdominal cavity (the peritoneum). Studies have shown that people, who suffer from the disease mesothelioma, were exposed to an abundance of asbestos at one time or another in their life. Unfortunately, many people become exposed to asbestos unknowingly, usually as part of a job. Because of this, someone who has mesothelioma is often entitled to compensation. There are many mesothelioma lawyers, but the following easy tips can make it easier to find a mesothelioma lawyer.
1. Research all you can concerning mesothelioma...

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9 Pros And Cons Of A Compensation Claim

9 Pros And Cons Of A Compensation Claim

by: Mohammad Latif

Making a compensation claim looks easy and a good idea in the beginning… but as time goes by, you discover the catches and fees. However, by that time its too late! Too late especially if the medical is done…
The claims culture arrived and it was chaos. Door canvassers and telesales, knocking and ringing constantly for an injury claim. Have you had an injury? Have you had an accident in the last 3 years? It went ballistic, new companies evolving and new tricks came into place that would work against you.
The 9 Pros and Cons…
The Salespeople
Avoid these people who stop you in the streets, shopping center or at the hospitals! They don’t give a damn about you and surely don’t give a toss what the outcome is, of your injury claim...

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