PLDO Law Blog

Month: August 2019

New Rhode Island Law Limits Non-Compete Agreements

New Rhode Island Law Limits Non-Compete Agreements

Rhode Island recently joined a growing list of states with laws limiting the ability of employers to use non-compete agreements in the workplace. Employers often insist that employees sign non-compete agreements which would restrict an employee’s ability to work in...

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...