The Corporate Law Group

We’re not like the other guys

We work for you, the founders, not your investors. We can help you avoid the speed bumps and take advantage of the fast lanes. We love helping entrepreneurs pursue their dreams and realize their vision. We can help with protecting intellectual property, forming your business, venture capital, corporate governance, securities, licensing, and employment matters. We believe in free minds, free markets and the creativity in every person. Do you have what it takes to build a company? Do you have a passion? If you’re that person, call us.

Practical Magic

Some random thoughts, informed by experience, that may help you in your business: 1. Don’t stop innovating. 2. Include a “Work Made for Hire” clause in every contractor agreement so you own (all copyrights in) what they do. 3. Act like your board of directors owes your company its attention […]

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OK. ICOs.

Are ICOs securities offerings? Wrong question. When something new comes along, people frequently wring their hands and wonder where it will fit into the ecosystem they know. Sometimes it seems like the new thing has upended that ecosystem and things will never be the same. Sometimes they’re right. It may […]

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Billion Dollar Mistakes?

We have been concerned about the rule of law. You can start with innocuous stuff like speed limits, drug laws, and immigration laws, which are flouted all the time. But it’s much deeper than that. Silly laws that have put people in prison for felonies, like importing the wrong kind […]

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The Suicide of South Africa

The South African Parliament voted 241 to 83 on February 27th to seize land from white farmers, without compensating the farmers. Julius Malema, leader of the Economic Freedom Fighters, and proponent of this action said, “We must ensure that we restore the dignity of our people without compensating the criminals […]

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Employment Leverage

We recently wrote to a person with an employment law question that unless they were indispensable to their employer they’d likely have to agree to a new employment regime being forced down on that company. Sounds kind of harsh. But that’s how markets are. Since Facebook, Google, and Twitter, don’t […]

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