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The Waco franchise attorneys & lawyers on UpCounsel are dedicated to helping franchise businesses find and connect with vetted and top-rated Waco franchise attorneys & lawyers that provide a range of franchise law services for startups to larger franchises in the city of Waco, TX. Any of the Waco franchise lawyers you connect with will be available to help with a variety of your franchise legal needs on-demand or on an ongoing basis.
From primarily dealing with things like developing franchise business programs, structuring distribution agreements, and negotiating franchise agreements, the Waco franchise lawyers on UpCounsel can help you with a variety of specialized and general franchise law related legal matters, such as franchise-related lawsuits involving enforcement, compliance, and non-renewal. No matter what type of franchise law needs you have, you can easily hire an experienced Waco franchise attorney on UpCounsel to help you today.
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What Is a Delaware Corporation?
A Delaware corporation is simply a company that is incorporated in the state of Delaware. Many companies choose to be incorporated in Delaware because there are a number of financial benefits to being incorporated there in comparison to other U.S. states.
Companies incorporated in Delaware are protected by the business laws of that state, which are known to protect and benefit corporations.
Prior to the early 1900s, if an individual wanted to form a corporation it had to be approved by the U.S. Congress. Delaware changed that. Delaware was one of the first states in the U.S. to allow an individual to follow a simple process to incorporate his or her business. And to this day, Delaware remains one of the incorporation capitals of the the U.S.
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What Is a Due Diligence Checklist?
A due diligence checklist is an organized way to analyze a company that you are acquiring through sale, merger, or another method. By following this checklist, you can learn about a company's assets, liabilities, contracts, benefits, and potential problems. Due diligence checklists are usually arranged in a basic format. However, they can be changed to fit different industries.
A due diligence checklist is also used for:
- Preparing an audited financial statement or annual report
- A public or private financing transaction
- Major bank financing
- A joint venture
- An initial public offering (IPO)
- General risk management
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CrowdFunding: What Is It?
Crowdfunding involves a lot of people investing a small amount of money to start a project. This is typically seen over the internet, but can also be done in other ways. Asking strangers for money may seem awkward, but it doesn't have to be. There are a lot of excellent crowdfunding sites that people trust. By using one of those sites and having a great project, you have a higher chance of getting people to help you.
Equity crowdfunding has been a newer option available under the Jumpstart Our Jobs (JOBS) Act.
What Are the Types of CrowdFunding?
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What Is DMCA Protection?
The DMCA, or the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, protects creative works on the internet and contains the legal foundation for rights management in digital works. It covers things such as articles, videos, and photographs.
The DMCA protects both copyright owners and internet service providers (ISP), otherwise known as online service providers (OSP). To warn would-be content thieves away, you can use a DMCA Protection Badge on your website.
The DMCA gives copyright owners a simple and straightforward way to get their content removed from websites that don't have permission to use it. They can do this by sending a DMCA takedown notice to the ISP that hosts the offending content. ISPs
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Updated October 5,2020:
What Is Rule 144?
Rule 144 is the most common exemption that allows the resale of unregistered securities in the public stock market, which is otherwise illegal in the U.S. The regulation gives a specific set of conditions that a shareholder must meet in order to sell unregistered, "restricted," or "controlled" securities in the public marketplace.
For a shareholder to sell securities (such as stock, bonds, equities) on the public stock market, the securities and sale need to be registered with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Securities that are not registered or that are labeled as "restricted" or "controlled" generally cannot be sold or resold