PLDO Law Blog

Month: July 2020

Investment Structures in a Business Transaction

Investment Structures in a Business Transaction

The process of negotiating an investment opportunity is oftentimes intimidating for first time investors or entrepreneurs. The business jargon is confusing, while the terms and conditions vary for each investment. The non-equity investment terms will vary from lender...

Courts Start To Weigh In On COVID-19 Lawsuits

Courts Start To Weigh In On COVID-19 Lawsuits

PLDO recently issued an advisory about the forthcoming explosion of lawsuits arising out of the coronavirus pandemic. Specifically, the article addressed the legal concept of “force majeure” and predicted that many businesses will claim that the pandemic prevented...

THE BENEFIT OF PASS-THROUGH ENTITIES

Why do pass-through entities such as LLCs taxed as partnerships remain the entity of choice for most closely held businesses? The primary benefit of operating a business through a pass-through entity, such as an LLC taxed as a partnership, is that the income generated...

APPLE’S CONCERNING NEW TEXT MESSAGE FEATURE

Apple recently released iOS16 for the iPhone. This newest release allows iPhone users running iOS16 to edit and unsend text messages sent between other iOS16 users. While this may be welcome news for those of us who make embarrassing typos or otherwise hit the send...