E. David Smith published in Family Office Capital Network (FOCAPNET)

In this article for FOCAPNET.com, I write about Family Office Direct Investments.  I walk family decision makers through the important input legal counsel can have in making sure that direct investments are on target and generate the desired return. You can read the article at this link. or you can download a PDF version here…

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E. David Smith to Present at the Executives Club of New Jersey – Avoiding the Business Owner’s Worst Nightmare

Avoiding the Business Owner’s Worst Nightmare – How to run your business NOW to make future litigation less expensive and disruptive to your cash flow. Litigation can expose that your business is in disarray.  That chaos can ruin your chances of winning or defending a litigation.  We will show you how you can take steps..

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How a good corporate general counsel can keep you out of jail…

This article shows clearly how seasoned investors check their next move with a general counsel… We have repeatedly seen how 20 minutes with us can save our clients a lifetime of hard work… http://go.bloomberg.com/market-now/2014/02/12/dont-worry-ben-its-a-long-way-to-san-quenti/

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E. David Smith JOBS ACT panel presenter at Visionary Q4 Event

December 10, 2013 | posted in: Events, Publications and Presentations | by

E. David Smith was today a panelist on the JOBS ACT and its rules and effects on issuers and investors at the Visionary Q4 event.

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Why we don’t like personal guarantees – Legal issues that can undermine your business performance

Sales and quality of product or service are always on the forefront of your business mind. But unaddressed legal issues can undermine your business performance. Today’s issue: Personal guarantees can support your business’ application for a line of credit or a mortgage on commercial property. They are commonly requested by banks and other lenders. In..

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Written Agreements – Legal issues that can undermine your business performance

February 12, 2013 | posted in: Business Issues | by

Sales and quality of product or service are always on the forefront of your business mind. But unaddressed legal issues can undermine your business performance. Today’s issue: Do you have a written agreement with your partners? Without a written agreement there is vagueness. Why don’t you have an agreement? In my experience, I see business..

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