Author David McCuaig

Employee Stock Ownership Plans (ESOPs) and S-corporations – a Perfect Match?

Employee Stock Ownership Plans (“ESOPs”) are a means of attracting and retaining employees, growing your business, and providing for the future succession of your company. At its basic level, ESOPs use financial incentives that allow a company to grow while maintaining a control structure more typical of a family-owned business. According to a Rutgers study,

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E-Commerce: a Legal Primer

Why Start an E-Commerce Business? In 2016, Apple increased its online sales by 40% to a total of $16.8 billion – a larger increase than Amazon. At the same time, retailers like J.C. Penny’s and Macy’s closed stores and redirected money into their ever-growing online stores. These are just a few of the examples of

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SAFE Agreements – the New Silicon Valley Standard

Getting the Initial Investment For Your Startup Startups usually require a quick initial investment to get off the ground and continue to grow. This investment typically takes the form of a convertible note (“c-note”) – a loan. But the note is not your typical debt instrument. It does not require repayment. Instead, the investment “converts”

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