What To Include in a Business Partnership Agreement

Starting a business is incredibly exciting, but many first-time business owners don’t anticipate the myriad of responsibilities involved with setting up, running, and maintaining a business. The day-to-day aspects of business operations can involve lots of moving parts, which can lead to stress and sometimes confusion among the owners of a business. When partners form […]


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5 Tips to Avoid Franchise Disputes

Franchise agreements can lead to beneficial and profitable relationships for the parties on both sides of those agreements. However, there are cases when a franchise relationship can lead to disagreements between the two parties. Disagreements do not have to become contentious lawsuits. They can be avoided in the first place or resolved before they become […]


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What Is Tortious Interference With A Business Relationship?

When a business owner enters into a formal or informal agreement that will benefit their company, they do not usually expect an outside party to interfere with that relationship. Business owners depend on relationships and contracts with insurers, lenders, vendors, distributors, and contractors to successfully run their businesses. If a third party interferes with a […]


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What Does A Business Litigation Lawyer Do?

Business litigation encompasses defending or resolving legal disputes between companies and other parties. In many instances, it is used to describe defending companies accused of misconduct or being sued for a variety of reasons. A business litigation lawyer is a legal professional who is able to manage both minor and significant legal concerns, including lawsuits, […]


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How Texas Businesses Could be Affected by COVID-19 Relief Fraud

The coronavirus pandemic has drastically affected businesses and the daily lives of people across the nation. As businesses begin to slowly reopen their doors, many have looked to the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) under the CARES Act to assist them in paying their employees. The federal relief program has not been without controversy, and now […]


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Contracts and Agreements Continue to be Contentious Within the E-Sports Community

In any business venture, contracts are essential to keeping and maintaining partnerships. Keeping the ins-and-outs of what each person’s responsibilities include can help to preserve expectations and keep morale high among those involved. Within the esports industry, however, contracts and agreements have remained contentious. In a previous blog, we had detailed how the esports industry […]


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The Wild West of E-Sports Contracts and Agreements

The esports industry (also referred to as electronic sports, e-sports, or eSports) has taken off since the late 2000’s, and generally refers to organized, multiplayer video game competitions. The rise in popular live streaming services tailored to gaming, such as Twitch and Mixer, have only helped to catapult the esports industry into something that many […]


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Do The National Association of Realtors’ Rules Stifle Competition?

It’s no secret that commission plays a big role when it comes to working in the sales industry. Not so different from servers or bartenders receiving tips as the majority of their pay, a sales commission is the additional compensation one would receive for exceeding the minimum sales threshold. However, what happens when sales opportunities are avoided because the expected commission is lower than most? For the National Association of Realtors (NAR), this situation is all too familiar.


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