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Business Law and Contracts

A Small Business Owner’s Guide to Environmental Laws

Environmental laws are intended to protect and preserve natural resources, from the air we breathe to the water we drink. Small business owners will likely encounter business laws and environmental laws that will affect their operations. For instance, if a business uses a vendor to dispose of chemicals, solvents, or lubricants used in its operations, the disposal is an environmental law issue. In this case, the waste must be disposed of in a certain way, and it is the business owner’s responsibility to ensure that it complies with the law. Otherwise, they can face environmental disasters and serious fines and ...

February 9, 2023|Business Law and Contracts, Environment Law|

Business Law and Contracts

When it comes to practicing business law, contracts between two people or entities can be the source of many litigations and therefore the wording of the contract must be carefully considered if both parties are to attain their goals. The Mississippi Bar Association defines a contract as a binding promise between two competent parties that is enforceable by law. It must also include the exchange of something of value between these two parties. What Makes Up a Contract? There are two basic parts to a contract –  the offer and the acceptance. The offer to do something for a fee ...

February 24, 2018|Business Law and Contracts|

Changing Your Business Entity or State of Incorporation: Why and How

In a previous post, we discussed the importance of choosing the right type of entity for your new or growing business. From shielding assets, to determining control of the business, to tax issues, many factors go into deciding which corporate form is right for your business. Many similar issues are considered when choosing whether your entity will be incorporated in Mississippi or another state, such as Delaware. …

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