Tag: agreement

LawGeex review

LawGeex “Ups the Game” in Automated Document Review!

We’re so excited about the great review we just got on Law Practice Manager:  The Forum for Legal Managers. The site is a new (as of February) resource for managers of UK law firms. The article, entitled Rise …

Dice

Getting a Piece of the Action – Equity in Employment Contracts

Employees below “C level” (CEO, CFO, etc.) are unlikely to get rich on their salaries alone. The more usual way to make serious money from a job is to get some form of equity-based compensation. Employee equity is …

Employment Agreements

Why You Need to Review Your Employment Contract

So you’ve just been offered a job. YAY! You COULD just sign your employment contract, then head out to upgrade your collection of business-casual khakis. Or, you could actually READ it. Ick, you say. Why ruin a new-job …

Contract clause M&M

Most Ridiculous Clauses in Your Contract

Signing a contract is serious business. Every word is important and a contract should not be signed without reading and understanding it. Contract clauses can bite! If the contract presented to you contains a ridiculous clause and you …

Silicon Valley

Could Your Old Boss Own Your New Startup?

A Silicon Valley Horror Story It’s a common dream: to leave the large high-tech company you work for and bring your brilliant startup idea to life. But what if your employment contract puts your new venture at risk? …

Itchy Lease Clauses

Bedbugs and Broomsticks: Are These Clauses in Your Apartment Lease?

“When I was a kid my parents moved a lot, but I always found them.” ― Rodney Dangerfield It’s August – a time when many people move into new apartments so they’ll be settled in before the new school …

NDA

Will an NDA Really Protect Your Business Ideas…?

…and what if the other person won’t sign one? Many people make others sign non-disclosure agreements (NDAs) before they reveal their business ideas to them. They assume that an NDA will prevent the other party from using or …