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May 2016 Archives

Is My Competitor Using False Advertising?

false advertising.jpgOne of the more frustrating experiences for a business owner is watching a direct competitor use false or misleading advertising to sell their product or services. Their false advertising can hurt your business. Fortunately, both California law and federal law provide for a potential remedy. You can take action to protect your business from a competitor's unfair tactics. Identifying false advertising can be challenging, so it is important to understand the law. If your Bay Area business has been negatively affected by a competitor's false advertising, or you wish to learn more, please contact an experienced San Jose business litigation attorney immediately.

Dissolving a Business Partnership in California

dissolving partnership.jpgEverything eventually comes to an end. For a business partnership, that end can come because of a dispute, a retirement, a death or simply because the partners wish to re-form their business as a limited liability corporation. Regardless, business partners need legal representation to ensure that their rights and financial interests are protected throughout the dissolution process. If you are in the process of dissolving a partnership in the Bay Area, please contact an experienced partnership dissolution attorney to learn more about your legal rights and obligations.

Sports Authority Files for Bankruptcy Protection

chapter 11.jpgThe Silicon Valley Business Journal recently reported that Sports Authority has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. The company announced their plans to close almost one third of the stores across the country. According to the plan, over a dozen stores will be closing in California, but all of the Bay Area locations will remain open. Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection gives a business an opportunity to reorganize and emerge stronger and healthier. If you think reorganization might make sense for your company, please contact an experienced San Jose Chapter 11 bankruptcy lawyer to learn more.

Executory Contracts and Business Bankruptcy

contract.jpgAn executory contract is simply a contract that has yet to be fulfilled by either party. In other words, both parties to the contract will still have remaining performance obligations. Executory contracts can play a significant role in a business bankruptcy case. If you have any questions or concerns about how an executory contract might impact a bankruptcy case, contact an experienced San Jose business bankruptcy attorney to learn more.