Matt Dickstein

Business Attorney

Making legal matters easy and economical for your business.

39488 Stevenson Place, Suite 100, Fremont, CA 94539
510-796-9144. mattdickstein@hotmail.com mattdickstein.com

Matt Dickstein

Business Attorney

Making legal matters easy and economical for your business.

39488 Stevenson Place, Suite 100, Fremont, CA 94539 510-796-9144. mattdickstein@hotmail.com mattdickstein.com

Professional Practices • Business Transactions

Corporations & LLCs • Franchises

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By Matt Dickstein

Business / Corporate Articles

Business Lawyer — Corporations & LLCs

Calendar your Deadlines

Corporations and LLCs

Should You Incorporate Your Business?

Legal Compliance Checklist for a Startup Business

Classifying a Worker as Employee or Contractor

Reduce your Personal Liability from your Business

Operating a California Corporation

Cumulative Voting Explained

Shareholders and Partners

Buy-Sell Agreements

Negotiate an LLC Operating Agreement

Using Involuntary Dissolution to Resolve Shareholder & Partner Disputes

Business Joint Ventures

How to Structure a New Business Venture

How to Bring in a New Partner (short summary)

How to Bring in a New Partner (long version)

Removing a Shareholder from a Business

Stock Option Plans – 7 Article Series

1. Overview
2. Equity Plans – Stock Options and Restricted Stock
3. Stock Option Plans
4. Restricted Stock Plans
5. Company Buy-Back and Repurchase of Stock Options and Restricted Stock
6. Cash Plans, Phantom Stock Plans and Stock Appreciation Rights
7. Summary and Plan of Action

Try also this article:Early Exercise for Your Company’s Plan

Buying and Selling a Business

Buying and Selling a Business

How to Avoid Successor Liability When Buying a Business

Valuation Issues in Buying and Selling a Business

Exit and Succession Planning

Exit & Succession Planning (Short Summary)

Exit & Succession Planning (Long Version)

Non-Competition

Non-Competition Agreements at 100mph

Can a Former Employee Steal Your Customers?

Stealing Employees

Franchise Non-Competition Agreements in California

Franchise Law

Franchise Lawyer

Helping Start-up Franchisors

Helping Existing Franchisors

Helping Franchisees

Should I Franchise My Business?

How to Start a Franchise System.

Legal Compliance Checklist for a Startup Franchisee

Franchise Disclosure Document

California Franchise Registration

Setting Up an Ongoing Franchise Compliance and Housekeeping System

Franchise Non-Competition Agreements in California

Termination and Non-Renewal of a Franchise

Legal Claims and Defenses in Franchise Litigation

What’s the Difference Between a Franchise and — Seller Assisted Marketing Plans, Business Opportunities, Multilevel Marketing, Salespersons, Licenses, Distributorships?

Franchising for Medical, Dental, Veterinary Businesses

Area Development and Representative Agreements; Sub-Franchisors and Master Franchisees

Professional Corporations and Professional Practices

Lawyer for Professional Practices

Medical Corporations and Medical Practices –

Overview

Should you incorporate your medical practice?

Legal compliance checklist for a medical corporation

Corporate structure – Levels of legal control over a group medical practice

Regulatory compliance for medical practices

Classifying a physician as employee or contractor

Physician employment and independent contractor agreements

Stark and Anti-Kickback laws re physician employment and contractor agreements

Termination clauses in physician employment and contractor agreements

Outline of a compensation / expense structure in a group medical practice

Compensation structures for a group medical practice

Stark and Anti-Kickback laws regarding the compensation structure of a group medical practice

Shareholder buy-sell agreements for medical corporations

May a physician compete against his or her former practice?

Stealing employees

How to structure a new group medical practice

Bringing a new physician into a medical practice

Removing a physician / shareholder from a practice

Buy-in and buy-out of physicians to a medical group

Physician recruitment agreements

Professional service agreements for hospital-based physicians

Buying and selling a medical practice

Avoid successor liability when buying a medical practice, including provider numbers and taxes

Preparing to sell your solo medical practice

Merging medical practices

Leases for medical offices

How a non-licensed person works with a medical practice; administrative / management service companies

Leaving a medical practice / closing a medical practice

Who owns the patient’s medical records?

Operating agreements for surgery centers

Management agreements for surgery centers

How to negotiate a managed care contract

Office Sharing Agreements

License Defense Overview for a Physician

Dental Corporations and Dental Practices –

Overview

Should you incorporate your dental practice?

Legal compliance checklist for a dental corporation

Corporate structure – Levels of legal control over a group dental practice

Classifying a dentist as an employee or contractor

Dentist employment and independent contractor agreements

Outline of a compensation / expense structure in a group dental practice

Compensation structures for group dental practices

Shareholder buy-sell agreements for dental corporations

May a dentist compete against his or her former practice?

Stealing employees

How to structure a new group dental practice

Bringing a new dentist into a dental practice

Removing a dentist / shareholder from a practice

Buy-in and buy-out of a dentist to a dental group

Buying and selling a dental practice

Preparing to sell a solo dental practice

Merging dental practices

Leases for dental offices

How a non-licensed person works with a dental practice; administrative / management service companies

Leaving a dental practice / closing a dental practice

Office Sharing Agreements

Veterinary Corporations and Veterinary Practices –

Overview

Should you incorporate your veterinary practice?

Legal compliance checklist for a veterinary corporation

Corporate structure – Levels of legal control over a group veterinary practice

Classifying a veterinarian as an employee or a contractor

Veterinarian employment and independent contractor agreements

Shareholder buy-sell agreements for veterinary corporations

May a veterinarian compete against his or her former practice?

Stealing employees

How to structure a new group veterinary practice

Bringing a new veterinarian into a vet practice

Removing a veterinarian / shareholder from a practice

Outline of a compensation / expense structure in a group veterinary practice

Compensation structures for a group veterinary practice

Buy-in and buy-out of a veterinarian to a veterinary practice

Buying and selling a veterinary practice

Preparing to sell a solo veterinary practice

Leaving a veterinary practice / closing a veterinary practice

Accountancy Corporations and Accounting Practices:

Overview

Should you incorporate your accounting practice?

Legal compliance checklist for an accountancy corporation

Corporate structure – Levels of legal control over a group accounting practice

Accountant employment and independent contractor agreements

Shareholder buy-sell agreements for accountancy corporations

May an accountant compete against his or her former practice?

Stealing employees

How to structure a new group accounting practice

Bringing a new accountant into a practice

Removing an accountant / shareholder from a practice

Buy-in and buy-out of an accountant to an accountancy group

Buying and selling an accounting practice

Leaving an accounting practice / closing an accounting practice

Real Estate Investors

Structuring Real Estate Joint Ventures

Understanding Commercial Leases

Common Area Maintenance (CAM) in a Commercial Lease

Commercial Lease Terms – Advanced

Leases for Medical and Dental Offices

Title Insurance in Real Estate Purchases

Strategies for Negotiating a Construction Contract

Miscellaneous Articles

Some Ethical Rules for Business

Less Talk Less Liability

Listening

Say No To Spring Cleaning

Strategies in Negotiation

Negotiation Tactics in Real Life

Fighting Web Defamation

Maximizing Your Legal Dollars

Terminating Employment: Fire the Bum