SELLING A BUSINESS

Experienced Legal Service for Buying or Selling a Business

Nick Yocca has extensive experience representing clients in a wide range of business law matters, including the buying and selling of businesses. He can review all aspects of your transaction to ensure that your interests are protected and that you are getting what you expect out of the purchase or sale.

Considerations in Business Purchases and Sales

From the initial stage of your business transaction to the final closing, there are many aspects of the transaction to consider in order to protect your financial interests. These include:

• Proper valuation of the business and its inventory

• Real estate and inventory liens

• Employment taxes

• Franchise and non-compete agreements in place

• Financial statements and other important documents

• Proper drafting of contracts and other documents needed for the transaction

• Structuring the sale as an asset purchase or stock purchase

• Leases

Teamwork

Nick Yocca would be able to be on your team, to work closely with all of our client's pre-existing CPA's, attorneys, business brokers, consultants and officers to help ensure that our clients' financial and legal concerns are met.

If you are thinking about buying or selling your business, you should not simply rely on a broker to facilitate the purchase. Only an experienced attorney provides independent advice concerning the transaction. Experienced attorneys like Nick Yocca can anticipate or resolve many issues that may arise in order to accomplish a deal closing and are "deal makers" without sacrificing their client's interests.

Services for Everyone

  • TRADE SECRETS

    A trade secret can be any valuable information - valuable for its technological or commercial applications - if the owner takes the appropriate ongoing and consistent efforts to protect: its secrecy. The Nick Yocca Law Firm intellectual property attorneys work closely with clients to identify and protect their trade secret assets. secrecy programs. confidentiality
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  • SECURITIES

    The Nick Yocca Law Firm’s Securities Group handles all types of securities issues for businesses or individuals: advice on insider trading. legal compliance programs. working with directors and officers insurance. issues concerning securities law disclosure obligations. internal investigations. government investigations (SEC, FINRA or state). Board or shareholder disputes. M&A, takeovers,
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  • CORPORATE

    Our practice includes clients in all stages of business, from advising startup companies in search of financing, to representing clients in transactions and ongoing capitalization efforts, to serving as counsel in ongoing corporate governance, succession planning, or mergers and acquisitions. The Nick Yocca Law Firm corporate attorneys have broad experience in
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  • REAL PROPERTY

    Real Estate Transactions Our real estate practice involves all aspects of real property for companies throughout their life cycle, from start-up to public company. acquisition. financing. development. construction. disposition. leasing. limited liability companies.
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  • ESTATE PLANNING

    We do trusts and estates. Do yourself and your family a favor and engage an expert estate or elder law attorney to do a proper estate plan for you.  It is always a good idea to have a will and living trust. If your estate needs to be administered through the
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  • PRIVACY AND CYBERLAW

    We help companies with compliance issues relating to privacy, cybersecurity,e-commerce, social media, advertising practices, consumer disclosures, warranties and other consumer protection matters. Crisis management strategies: Coordinating breach notification responses and other regulatory obligations Liaising with federal government, state law enforcement and regulatory officials Assisting companies with prompt and effective media
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