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October 19, 2017

Mann Conroy LLC Business Series: Mergers & Acquisitions

Mann Conroy has represented numerous clients regarding the proper vehicle and structure for mergers and acquisitions. Learn more about our M&A Services.   [video width="1280" height="720" mp4="http://www.mannconroy.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/Mann-Conroy-Promo2.mp4"][/video]


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July 9, 2015

The Independent Contractor Classification

Many companies are utilizing independent contractors over hiring new employees, due largely in part to increasing employment tax burdens and a recessed economy. From an initial cost perspective, this makes sense. However, businesses should be aware of the benefits and detriments that come with using independent contractors, especially in positions that have been traditionally filled by employees. The benefits of independent contractors are fairly well-known. Independent contractors offer employers flexible staffing arrangements. They usually charge fixed costs that help with…


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July 9, 2015

The Importance of Organizational Agreements

One of the most important steps for small business owners is to spell out their company’s governance and structure in an organizational document (whether it be an operating agreement, partnership agreement, or corporate bylaws.)  Too often, organizers rely on oral agreements for their company operations rather than investing in a formal written agreement. “Tension areas” can arise when a company is engaged in a new venture – be it organization, reorganization, sale, or merger – and certain events can exacerbate…


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July 9, 2015

Notable Cases: Buckyballs and Personal Liability

How One Small Toy Rolled Over Personal Liability Shields. A primary reason for forming a limited liability company, corporation, or limited partnership is to avoid incurring personal liability for the debts or liabilities of the business.  Take an LLC for example:  when properly formed, an LLC, and not its owners, is primarily liable for the debts and liabilities of its business operations.  Inherent protections afforded by an LLC include: Protection from the LLC’s debts: An LLC will protect its owners…


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July 2, 2015

Understanding Grain Marketing Alternatives

The Conroy Law Firm, in cooperation with The Law Firm of Christopher W. Dumm, published an article about grain marketing with Practical Law Company.  See the full article here: Understanding Grain Marketing Alternatives.


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March 26, 2015

Conservation Reserve Program of 2014

The Farm Service Agency’s (FSA) Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) has helped preserve land and strengthened the agricultural ecosystem for over 60 years.  In return for yearly payments, “sensitive” land registered under the CRP is removed from agricultural production to prevent soil erosion, increase water quality, and reduce the loss of wildlife.  This article provides a brief description of CRP and helps illustrate how Title II of the 2014 Agricultural Act impacts the program. Summary of CRP Once farmers enroll land…


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