PLDO Law Blog

Month: July 2016

Feds Crack Down on “Payday” Lenders

Consumer rights advocates are praising a government move to crack down on so-called "predatory lenders" that charge triple-digit interest rates for "payday" loans. Providers of payday loans target individuals who cannot qualify for a traditional loan. It has been...

CONSIDERATIONS FOR NEGOTIATING COMMERCIAL LEASES

While some of the provisions contained in commercial lease agreements may be considered commonplace or “boilerplate” language, there are certain issues that require specific attention, depending upon your position in such transactions as the landlord/lessor or the...

PLANNING FOR THE MORTALITY OF A CLOSELY-HELD BUSINESS

When launching a new business venture, it is likely (and more fun) to focus on strategic planning, growth and implementation. However, it is vital in the early stages to give serious consideration to an exit strategy and business succession plan. Business structures...