What would happen if you lost the assets you rely on to make your business work? You have invested a lot in your business’s physical assets. These assets are often the tools of the business necessary to deliver your goods and services such as your facilities, equipment, and data. Does your business fully protect its physical assets with a proper legal infrastructure?
As workers become more comfortable in their remote offices, is it likely that they’ll return on-site after the pandemic? The results of a Forbes 500 CEO poll in early May show that only 40% of those surveyed said that at least 90% of their workers will continue to work from home until next June –... View Article
There is no doubt that for many companies, business looks different in response to the COVID-19 crisis. Employees are working from home, revenue may be down, and maintaining a safe workspace is proving more challenging than ever. You may have considered an entirely remote workforce, but you want to keep your office space for valuable... View Article
For many companies, a commercial lease is one of the most critical and high-value contracts into which they’ll ever enter. While the average commercial lease term is between 3 to 5 years, these leases can run up to 10 years, plus extension periods. Unlike most other contracts that a business might sign, a commercial lease... View Article
We often get asked to review commercial leases on behalf of our clients. Here’s a quick summary of the most common “gotchas” in commercial leases from our years of experience as a commercial lease lawyer. Responsibility for Repairs. Who is responsible for fixing what in a commercial lease? This is often confusing because it can be... View Article