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  1. Sweat equity agreement in startup

    Sweat Equity Agreements

    21 July 2021

    When working on getting a start-up business off the ground or when moving into a growth phase, balancing your budget with your need for resourcing – and talented resources at that – can be a tricky juggling act. Sweat equity can provide a workable solution.

  2. Software License Agreement

    What You Need to Know About Software Licensing Agreements

    14 July 2021

    If your company plans to create and distribute any type of software, you’ll need a software licensing agreement to accompany the product. Entirely new to this? Here’s what you need to know.  What is a software licensing agreement?  A software…

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    Start-ups and SAFE notes: Why and how should you use them?

    30 June 2021

    As a start-up raising capital for the first time can be both an exciting and daunting process. Recently early-stage start-ups have turned to using SAFE notes as an effective instrument to help them raise capital. The following article will explain…

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    Why you need website terms and conditions

    17 June 2021

    Website Terms and Conditions are probably the least-read, lowest-traffic pages on any given website – but that’s not a good enough reason to skip including this page on your business website. There are several reasons that having a solid, tailored…

  5. How to terminate a contract correctly

    How to terminate a contract correctly

    11 June 2021

    We’ve all been parties to contracts – whether by signing an actual document or entering into one less formally. But how do they end? If the other party does something that conflicts with the contract, does that mean the contract…

  6. Shareholders Agreements 101

    Shareholders Agreements 101

    7 June 2021

    A shareholders agreement is an agreement between all shareholders of a company that governs how the company will be run and what are the rights of each shareholder.

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    What to do when someone bad-mouths your business?

    21 May 2021

    The world is full of haters. Whether it is a personal attack or simply a competitor trying to snatch away your business, it is likely that at some point, someone has bad-mouthed your business or expertise in one way or another. The question is, what can you do?

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    Restraints of trade: what are they and are they actually enforceable?

    10 May 2021

    If you’ve ever signed an employment agreement, you should probably be familiar with the concept of a “Restraint of Trade”, “Restraints of Employment”, “Non-Competition Undertaking” or “Non-Solicitation Clauses” (here “Restraints”). In very basic terms, a Restraint is a contractual promise…

  9. Binding legal contract

    Am I in a binding legal contract?

    30 April 2021

    People tend to think of a contract or legal agreement as a formal, written document which is signed by both parties. In reality, every time you do exchange one valuable thing for another, you’ve just entered into a legal agreement.…

  10. What happens when a contract is broken?

    What happens when a contract is broken?

    24 March 2021

    Failing to comply with a term of the contract is called a breach of contract. Generally, when you breach a term of the contract, the other party will be entitled to: monetary damages; and if the breach is serious enough…