Due Diligence on Franchise

In this video, Commercial Lawyer Steven Pynt explains why you should carry out financial and legal due diligence prior to entering into a franchise.

What is an Agreement to Lease?

When renting commercial property it is important for both landlords and tenants to understand the relationship they are entering into and the rights and obligations that they each have. The document that governs this relationship is usually a Commercial Lease. A...

Do-It-Yourself Business Contracts – Should You Do It?

Contracts are fundamental to the operations of a business and set out the reciprocal promises made between parties to a commercial transaction. It is virtually impossible to do business without some type of a business contract. Over time, your business needs are...

What to Know When Buying An Existing Business

If you are thinking about a new venture, expanding an existing business or entering a new market, one option you might consider is to buy an established business. There are advantages and disadvantages when buying an existing business compared with starting your own....