What is a Merger and Acquisition Lawyer? When Do You Need One?
Merger and acquisition lawyers help companies that are at a crossroads. They facilitate deals and advise owners who are looking to sell their business, buy...Read More
What is a “Poison Pill” in Corporate Law?
When a larger company tried to take over the company owning the St. Louis Post-Dispatch in 2022, corporate lawyers showed Lee Enterprises how to fight back....Read More
Selling Your Business? Find Out About Section 1202 to Avoid Taxes on Your Capital Gain
Investing in emerging fields like tech and software can have enormous tax advantages. When entrepreneurs sell their businesses, they may be able to exclude...Read More
What Business Legal Fees are Tax Deductible?
As a small business owner, you know how important it is to seek legal advice and services when needed. From drafting contracts to resolving disputes, legal...Read More
Can Disasters Be Tax Deductible? Tax Implications of a Corporate Lawsuit
A day barely goes by without a news report about some corporate entity making a serious misstep that has them facing fines and penalties. Several cases of...Read More
How to Find a Corporate Tax Lawyer
Creating a tax strategy takes teamwork among legal, finance, and accounting professionals. Many companies trust an independent corporate tax lawyer as an...Read More
Understanding Sandbagging in M&A Transactions
In the context of buying a business, a "sandbagging" Buyer is one who is (or becomes) aware that a specific representation or warranty made by the Seller is...Read More
Understanding Contract Law: The Implied Covenant of Good Faith and Fair Dealing
A legal contract’s basic function is to state the rights and obligations of each party. In addition, the document typically covers what will happen under a...Read More
Mergers and Acquisitions: The Perils of Breaking a Stock Purchase Agreement
At Swiecicki & Muskett, LLC, we often litigate interesting cases that illustrate just how important it is to follow the terms of a contract. One recent...Read More
C-Corps vs. LLCs: Which One is Right for My Business?
When deciding the best way to structure their business, owners are often inundated with advice. And while friends , colleagues, and even accountants can...Read More
The Importance of Due Diligence
The Court, Seller, and Buyer all agree that the $10 million of cash in the dda accounts that Seller failed to sweep belonged to Seller; Yet the Buyer was...Read More
Honored to Serve Washington University School of Law
In the St. Louis area, we are lucky enough to have one of the nation’s best law schools. Washington University School of Law is one of these institutions...Read More