Corporate and Business Counsel


Business Counsel

Corporate and Business Counsel

From entrepreneurs with big ideas to businesses with big responsibilities, every business leader can benefit from the legal guidance of a trusted advisor. At SettlePou, our Corporate and Business Counsel attorneys bring a depth of experience in business law and a full complement of legal services. We provide strategic, creative solutions to complex business issues. With strong negotiation skills and powerful legal expertise, we are ready to serve as your advocate. We serve as outside counsel for businesses throughout the country, providing assistance with the following legal services:

General Corporate Law Matters:
·General corporate law and contract matters;
·Board and board committee fiduciary duties, corporate governance, and best practices;
·Corporate disclosure matters;
·Executive compensation matters;
·Internal investigations;
·Human resource investigations and compliance matters;
·Contract dispute resolution and negotiation;
·Litigation consultation, strategy, and discovery issues; and
·Overall business strategies.

Intellectual Property, Licensing, and Technology Transactions:
·Software and trademark licensing and development agreements;
·Licensing agreements and master products/services agreements and related statements of work;
·E-commerce-related contracts;
·Intellectual property issues;
·Data security and consumer privacy concerns; and
·Business process outsourcing agreements.

Securities Law Matters:
·Public financing and capital raising transactions, including the preparation of registration statements on Forms S-1, S-3, and S-4;
·Private financing and capital raising transactions, including preparation and review of private placement memorandums, subscription agreements, finders agreements and any required blue sky filings;
·Federal securities law reporting and compliance, including preparation and review of annual reports on Form 10-K, quarterly reports on Form 10-Q, and current reports on Form 8-K;
·Analysis of beneficial ownership issues and reporting under Section 16 and Schedules 13D and 13G;
·Review and preparation of earnings releases and other public disclosures;
·Provide support and guidance for clients’ investor relations activities.

Mergers and Acquisitions:
·Merger and acquisition transactions;
·Recurring acquisition and disposition activities for a number of local private equity groups.

Corporate and Business Counsel Services

  • Outside General Counsel
  • Business Entity Planning and Formation
  • Intellectual Property
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Private Securities
  • Labor & Employment
  • Asset Protection
  • Oil & Gas
  • Technology and Software License Agreements
  • Business Disputes
  • Estate Planning, Trusts, & Probate
  • Business Succession

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