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Five Lessons from the Pandemic to Strengthen Your Business

by | July 31, 2020

While business owners are well-acquainted with the concept of risk, that term has likely taken on a whole new meaning in light of the coronavirus pandemic. Even the most risk-averse business owners likely did not see this massive global crisis coming, and certainly did not anticipate the rapid and overwhelming impact it would have on... View Article

Use Your Contracts to Improve Financial Flexibility

by | April 30, 2020

We all want to close deals quickly, without strife, and with financial flexibility. However, if professional relationships are just casual, you may lose that opportunity to improve cash flow and profitability. Don’t fear the best tool in your belt: Contracts. For businesses, formalized contracts are the most important tool to secure revenue and protect assets.... View Article

Negotiating Operating Expenses in Commercial Leases

by | August 22, 2019

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

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4 Steps to Optimize Your Company’s Contract Management System

by | June 3, 2019

 Contract management is at the heart of effectively building relationships with partners; ensuring compliance with local, state, and federal laws; anticipating and eliminating potential deal delays; and increasing profitability. Not surprisingly, the importance of effective contract management cannot be overstated. And yet, it’s a process that’s paid little attention to until an issue arises. In... View Article

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Data Privacy Compliance as a Microsoft Supplier

by | May 29, 2019

There is no doubt that data privacy is a hot topic in boardrooms and courtrooms across the U.S. and globally. With the privacy landscape evolving quickly and heavily publicized breaches, many businesses now see that the collection and processing of personal data are more closely governed. However, with so much attention being directed to regulatory... View Article

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June FOCUS Event: Are Your Contracts Losing You Money?

by | May 22, 2019

When businesses are caught up in the busy day-to-day of bringing sales in the door and getting client work performed, the specifics of contracts and agreements can get lost by the wayside. However, paying greater attention to the processing of contracts, as well as their substance, can prove to be a revenue generator. Join us... View Article

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How Hasbro Almost Blew An Intergalactic Deal

by | September 4, 2018

Those of us old enough to remember our very first Star Wars figure, were too young when they first arrived in stores to realize (or, care, really) what it took for them to become and remain a reality for the next 40 years, earning over $14 billion in revenue. Primarily due to George Lucas’ desire... View Article

Maximizing Manufacturing Contracts

by | March 9, 2010

Over the past 18 months, many great ideas and inventions have come to the surface.  Maybe creativity and innovation is correlated with high levels of unemployment…  I haven’t looked into this but it makes sense.   Whatever the reason, we’ve seen more new products and concepts coming to market and our patent lawyer colleagues had a... View Article