Articles

Categories: Business Entities and Agreements, Commercial Leasing, Design Professionals, General, Real Property

(A list of articles that previously appeared in The Myers Report newsletter may be found at the bottom of the page.)

Business Entities and Agreements

The Top 5 Reasons a Buy-Sell Agreement is Essential for your Business

Business Exit Planning – How to Convert Your Business into Cash

Checklist for Drafting an LLC Operating Agreement

Checklist for Drafting a Shareholders’ Agreement

Do You have the “Urge to Merge”?

The “Urge to Merge” – Part II

The “Urge to Merge” – Part III

The “Urge to Merge” – Part IV

What Should Your Business Be?  Corporation or LLC?

Ten Questions to Ask Before Starting a Business

Business Handcuffs – The Non-Compete Agreement, Part I

Business Handcuffs – The Non-Compete Agreement, Part II

Update Your Corporate Records Now to Avoid Problems Later

Commercial Leasing

The Lease Really Says That?

Don’t Overlook the Obvious Essentials

Understanding the Subordination Clause

Simplify Your Sublease and Save Money and Time

Missing Words Cost the Landlord Millions

Some Days You’re the Dog . . . Some Days You’re the Hydrant: Commercial Leasing in the Current Economy

Assignment/Subletting Clause may be a Life Saver for Your Business

New York State’s Highest Court Provides Relief to Landlord

It’s Good to be the Tenant!

Design Professionals

The Basics of Doing Business in other States

Merger and Acquisition Considerations for Design Professionals

There’s Business Out There – Can Your Firm Get It . . . Legally?

The Design Professional Service Corporation – New York’s New Alternative

How to Convert a Professional Corporation to a Design Professional Corporation

Checklist for Drafting a Shareholders’ Agreement for a Design Professional Corporation

What Will Your Compensation Package be if You Sell Your Professional Practice to a Larger Firm?

General

The “Business” of Being in Business: Success Tips You Can Count On

Coffee Catastrophe – A Breakfast Business Lesson

Don’t Let Your Business Turn to Dust

You’ve Got the Power . . . Use It!

Get Paid . . . or Perish, Part I

Get Paid . . . or Perish, Part II

The Unexpected Happened to Me – Saved by the Office Bible!

Contract Ka-Boom!!

Preventing the Business Buy-Out Blues

How to Earn Client Loyalty

The Easiest Way to Lose Clients

Size Matters When Negotiating Contracts

How a File Folder Can Change Your Life

Real Property

Use It or Lose It: Property Owners and Fence Lines

Don’t Overlook the Down Payment

Proposed Laws Would Make the Co-op Approval Process More Transparent

Articles from The Myers Report

Do You have the “Urge to Merge”? (January 2009)

A version of this article appeared in the Jan/Feb 2009 edition of the General Notes newsletter published by the Westchester/Mid-Hudson Chapter of the AIA and may be seen here.

The “Urge to Merge” – Part II (February 2009)

A version of this article appeared in the Mar/Apr 2009 edition of the General Notes newsletter published by the Westchester/Mid-Hudson Chapter of the AIA and may be seen here.

The “Urge to Merge” – Part III (March 2009)

A combined version of Parts III & IV of this article appeared in the May/June 2009 edition of the General Notes newsletter published by the Westchester/Mid-Hudson Chapter of the AIA and may be seen here.

The “Business” of Being in Business: Success Tips You Can Count On (March 2009)

The “Urge to Merge” – Part IV (April 2009)

A condensed version of Parts I through IV of this article appeared in the May 29 – June 4, 2009 edition of the Long Island Business News and may be seen here.

Coffee Catastrophe – A Breakfast Business Lesson (May 2009)

What Should Your Business Be?  Corporation or LLC? (June 2009)

Don’t Let Your Business Turn to Dust (October 2009)

You’ve Got the Power . . . Use It! (December 2009)

Get Paid . . . or Perish, Part I (March 2010)

Get Paid . . . or Perish, Part II (January 2011)

The Unexpected Happened to Me – Saved by the Office Bible! (July 2011)

Ten Questions to Ask Before Starting a Business (August 2011)

Contract Ka-Boom!! (December 2011)

The Design Professional Service Corporation – New York’s New Alternative (April 2012)

Preventing the Business Buy-Out Blues (July 2012)

Here’s the Stuff – Now Get Off Your Duff! (September 2012)

It’s Good to be the Tenant! (November 2012)

Pay Attention to Me!!! (December 2012)

Business Handcuffs – The Non-Compete Agreement, Part I (March 2013)

Business Handcuffs – The Non-Compete Agreement, Part II (May 2013)

Don’t Overlook the Down Payment (July 2013)

Proposed Laws Would Make the Co-op Approval Process More Transparent (August 2013)

Size Matters When Negotiating Contracts (October 2013)

How a File Folder Can Change Your Life (January 2014)

Update Your Corporate Records Now to Avoid Problems Later (April 2014)

Modern Office Management – 1970’s Style (September 2015)