Category: Business & Corporate Law

Navigating the SBA’s Collection Efforts on COVID-19 Loans

During the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Small Business Administration (SBA) launched various loan programs, such as the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) and the Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) program, to support businesses grappling with unprecedented economic challenges. These programs were lifelines for many, providing essential funds to keep

READ MORE >>

The Best-Laid Plans of Lawyers and Businessmen

As a transactional attorney, I focus my practice on helping clients plan for and react to business events much more so than I do on interpreting statutes or legislation. Sometimes, however, a statutory change or judicial ruling will have a wide-ranging—and retroactive—impact that is impossible to ignore.

READ MORE >>

Business Transition Planning

As a member of the Baby Boom generation, I am advising more and more Millennials who are exploring business acquisitions; primarily involving companies owned or controlled by my Boomer peers. A majority of the estimated 15 million privately owned business in the United States are owned by people born before

READ MORE >>

The Impending Corporate Transparency Act 

In the rapidly changing landscape of corporate governance, the Corporate Transparency Act stands out as a significant piece of legislation aimed at curbing illicit activities and enhancing transparency in company operations. For businesses, investors, and legal practitioners, understanding the Act is vital not only for compliance but also to stay

READ MORE >>

Form D: What and Why

Form D is a notice filing to be made with the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) under Regulation D of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “Securities Act”). Through required registration and detailed disclosure documents, the Securities Act aims to achieve two main objectives: (1) to require that

READ MORE >>

We Can See Your Priva…cy Policy

Just about every business client that we counsel maintains an active website. These help drive user engagement, deliver news and updates on interesting products, and drive significant new business. Depending on how the website is curated, however, that extra business may end up being for us greedy lawyers and

READ MORE >>

Recent Crypto Enforcement Actions and the Brewing Battle Between Regulators for Jurisdiction Over Digital Assets

Readers of my last, irresistibly juicy blog post, “First-Ever Court Ruling Means Your Utility Token May Be an Unregistered Security,” know that the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) recently landed a blow against blockchain-based media company LBRY when a district court in New Hampshire held that LBRY’s native “utility token,”

READ MORE >>

Do Colorado Courts Still Enforce Liquidated Damages Provisions?

Do Colorado courts still enforce liquidated damages provisions? When are such provisions enforceable? As a litigator, I notice this is a frequent topic of conversation among my transactional attorney friends when they are drafting contracts with no real consensus. So, what does Colorado law say?

READ MORE >>