Purchase and Sale Agreements
A substantial component of Attorney Chase’s business and tax practice consists of representing buyers and sellers of businesses. Attorney Chase has represented buyers and sellers of almost every kind and size and is expert in the related tax implications and planning. The links below contain discussions of the legal issues involved.
- Letters of Intent
- The Purchase and Sale Agreement
- Employment/Consulting Agreements
- Legal Opinions
Legal Issues Before Sale
Before proceeding with any business transaction, the parties should take steps to protect themselves - whether or not the transaction closes.
- Maintaining Confidentiality of Negotiations
- Lease-Contract Assignments
- Environmental Issues
- Tax Clearances
- Due Diligence
After the Purchase Agreement is signed, the parties must agree upon the documents that actually effect the sale.
- Bill of Sale
- Promissory Notes
- Right of Offset
- UCC Filings
- Escrowing Funds
- Permits/Trademarks/Liquor Licenses
All materials have been prepared for general information purposes only to permit you to learn more about our firm, our services and the experience of our attorneys. The information presented is not legal advice, is not to be acted on as such, and is subject to change without notice.