We modestly suggest at the proven Houston business law firm of Stephenson Fournier that, if you're a foreign business seeking to expand into the United States, Texas might reasonably be on your short list of possibilities.
Commercial real estate projects of significant size in Houston and across Texas often feature multi-layered complexity. That reality equally affects principal participants ranging from investors, lenders and developers to project owners, lessees/tenants and myriad additional parties.
Acquiring a business can be a lengthy process. It can also be an exciting one, and there are a few things to consider before jumping in with both feet.
If a former employee is using what they learned from you to compete with your business, you need to take effective action. Ideally, you would have a valid noncompete agreement in place, but the courts don't always uphold these. What issues make them unenforceable and how can they be addressed?
Starting a business with a new partner can be an exciting time. After a while, however, the relationship can get complicated.