Is It Legal For Me to Find Investors For A Friend’s Business?

Is It Legal For Me to Find Investors For A Friend’s Business?

Alicia Dearn

Alicia Dearn

CEO + Trial Lawyer at Bellatrix PC
Ms. Dearn gives sharp and insightful legal counsel to entrepreneurs and employers so they can advance their businesses fearlessly. She fixes legal problems.
Alicia Dearn
Maybe you have a rich friend who is looking to invest in something interesting or fun or worthy. And you have another friend who has just built a better mouse trap, but is living in his mom’s basement. Together, the two could make millions. So you consider...
Things to Consider When Getting A Business Credit Card

Things to Consider When Getting A Business Credit Card

Alicia Dearn

Alicia Dearn

CEO + Trial Lawyer at Bellatrix PC
Ms. Dearn gives sharp and insightful legal counsel to entrepreneurs and employers so they can advance their businesses fearlessly. She fixes legal problems.
Alicia Dearn
No matter what sized business you are, cash flow is a major consideration. In fact, I’d say that cash flow is the King Kong issue of any business. Whether you are just starting out, or you’ve been running a business for several years, you’ll find that ensuring...
A Comparison of Buying vs. Leasing a Car

A Comparison of Buying vs. Leasing a Car

Alicia Dearn

Alicia Dearn

CEO + Trial Lawyer at Bellatrix PC
Ms. Dearn gives sharp and insightful legal counsel to entrepreneurs and employers so they can advance their businesses fearlessly. She fixes legal problems.
Alicia Dearn
I hear a lot that businessowners should lease cars for tax purposes. The tax treatments of leased versus owned cars for businesses and entrepreneurs is, unsurprisingly, confusing. I’m not a tax expert, even though taxes touch everything I do as an entreprenuer....
Why Do 80% of Businesses Fail In Their First Year?

Why Do 80% of Businesses Fail In Their First Year?

Alicia Dearn

Alicia Dearn

CEO + Trial Lawyer at Bellatrix PC
Ms. Dearn gives sharp and insightful legal counsel to entrepreneurs and employers so they can advance their businesses fearlessly. She fixes legal problems.
Alicia Dearn
Eric is really angry. Less than a year ago, he started a business with four guys he knew from friends of friends. They shared the dream of opening a sports bar dedicated to soccer that would serve international beer and bar food. They found the perfect spot and signed...
Equipment Finance and Leasing Attorneys

Equipment Finance and Leasing Attorneys

Alicia Dearn

Alicia Dearn

CEO + Trial Lawyer at Bellatrix PC
Ms. Dearn gives sharp and insightful legal counsel to entrepreneurs and employers so they can advance their businesses fearlessly. She fixes legal problems.
Alicia Dearn
EQUIPMENT FINANCE AND LEASING Depending on factors like the size of your workforce, the industry you work in, and the degree of funding available to your business, it may be more advantageous for your company to temporarily lease equipment rather than commit to a...
Sarbanes-Oxley Attorney

Sarbanes-Oxley Attorney

Alicia Dearn

Alicia Dearn

CEO + Trial Lawyer at Bellatrix PC
Ms. Dearn gives sharp and insightful legal counsel to entrepreneurs and employers so they can advance their businesses fearlessly. She fixes legal problems.
Alicia Dearn
SARBANES-OXLEY In 2002, Congress passed a law known as the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, or SOX.  SOX applies to both publicly- and privately-held companies, and imposes a rigid list of corporate best practices in an effort to deter acts of fraud. Companies who violate these...
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