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The Atlanta contract attorneys & lawyers on UpCounsel are dedicated to helping businesses save time, money, and peace of mind with contract drafting and review, negotiations, litigation support, discovery, commercial business transactions, and more.
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Although the work of the Atlanta contract attorneys found on UpCounsel often varies they are highly experienced in legal contract activities such as commercial contract negotiations, document review in response to document subpoenas, request for production of documents, legal research, draft legal briefs, along with providing a full range of other contract legal services to businesses of any size.
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What Is an Acceleration Clause?
An acceleration clause (also called an acceleration covenant) is a provision, often written into loan agreements and promissory notes, that gives the lender, under certain circumstances, the right to require the borrower to pay off the entire loan amount immediately. Acceleration clauses are most commonly found in mortgage contracts and real estate loans. In the case of a mortgage, the acceleration clause is often triggered when the borrower (mortgagor) fails repeatedly make his payments on time.
Acceleration Clauses and Startups
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Phantom Stock: What Is It?
Phantom stock is an employee benefit where selected employees receive benefits of stock ownership without the company giving them actual stock. It is worth money just like real stock, and its value rises and falls with the company's actual stock (or what the company is valued at, if it's not a publicly traded company). Employees are paid out profits at the end of a pre-determined length of time.
Also known as shadow stock, simulated stock, or phantom shares, phantom stock is provided as a bonus for hard work and longevity. One form of phantom stock is Stock Appreciation Rights.
There isn't one exact definition of what phantom stock is or how companies use it. The term can apply to any reward that takes time to mature. Usually, the award is for a specific number of units, or phantom shares, that follow the price of the company's actual shares — going up
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Form a Nevada LLC: Everything You Need to Know
To form an LLC in Nevada, you must first choose an appropriate name for your business. Your name must have the words "Limited-Liability Company," "Limited Company," "Limited Liability Company" or "Limited". You could also use an abbreviation instead, such as "Ltd.," "L.L.C.," "LLC," or "LC". Company can also be abbreviated as Co.
Make Sure Your Name is Available
The name of your LLC must be different from any other business in the State of Nevada. To find out if your name is available for use, check with the Nevada Secretary of State Online Database. Once you find a name you can use, you can file the Name Reservation Request Form with the Secretary of State. You can do this by mail, or on the Nevada Secretary of State's website. The fee to fil
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What Are Corporation Pros and Cons?
Weighing corporation pros and cons is important when you start a business; deciding whether to incorporate is a big choice. Both have their advantages and disadvantage. Creating a corporation might prevent you from personal liability, while not incorporating might protect you from double taxation. Because of the impact on your business and personal life, it's important to weigh the pros and cons of forming a corporation.
Why Are Weighing Corporation Pros and Cons Important?
Weighing the pros and cons of starting a corporation are important because you