This may be a difficult example to explain, but please bear
Hello,This may be a difficult example to explain, but please bear with me. I will tip because of the complexity of this question.Company A is a US-based company.Company B is an EU company.Company C is an EU company.The directors of Company A (A California LLC) would like to create Company B in Ireland. Company B will not be affiliated with Company A other than the fact that the directors of Company A are involved in the creation of B.Company C is owned and operated in Ukraine by an employee who currently works in Company A.Company A will begin contracting with Company B for services. Company B will, in turn, contract with Company C for services. Company A will pay Company B for consulting services, and Company B will then pay Company C for more consulting services.My main question regarding this setup is: Are there any issues that may affect the directors that are involved in Company A and Company B? For example, are there any anti-competition or "duty of loyalty/duty of care" laws that they need to look out for?
I was a financial chairperson fro a church. The church was
I was a financial chairperson fro a church. The church was sued by a lawyer that tried to extort money from me. So far Every judge along the way has not ruled in her favor. The lawyer that tried to get money from me works fro a church and their insurance offered me money. Because that lawyer acted badly I cant get my settlement. The judge said it was worth more than they offer but I cant get any where becsuce the lawer representing the chuch I was with does not have time. What can I do?JA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: California. I was a volunteerJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: Yes. But no filing for my extortion. The judge identifed itJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: That I am a senior citizen. ANd the Judge and the California Appeals court said it was extortion as a matter of law.
Is an easment made prior to my purchasing the property still
Is an easment made prior to my purchasing the property still hold? Or does a new agreement have to be made?JA: What state are you in? It matters because laws vary by location. Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: Illinois. Prior easement is on recordJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: no
I am the beneficiary of my deceased sister's life insurance
I am the beneficiary of my deceased sister's life insurance policy. She passed a few months ago and I understand the original policyholders (Jackson Mutual and Mutual Life) merged with Atlanta Life in the 90's. I phoned Atlanta Life and they acknowledged the merger but said they had no record of her policy. I was informed although the policy was issued in 1952, the should have it on microfilm. I feel I'm being given the run around because they claim her policy has only 4 numbers and their policies have 10.JA: What state are you in? It matters because laws vary by location.Customer: I reside in Illinois. Let me make one correction...I stated Jackson Mutual and Mutual Life. I meant Mammoth Life.JA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: No I haven't filed or reported anything yet.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: No
We already have a LLC with EIN/TIN in Colorado. We have been
We already have a LLC with EIN/TIN in Colorado. We have been asked to create a new business entity with no liabilities. As such we are setting up a new LLC here in Colorado. Regarding, the LLC Management Operating Agreement, what is the minimum Capital Contribution by Members that must be added to the LLC. Also, Is it necessary to apply for a new EIN or can we use the existing EIN for this company?
My employers is asking me to account for hours for payroll;
My employers is asking me to account for hours for payroll; a task that was originally done by a site supervisor or a shift lead. After the previous supervisor took a promotion at another site, I had been doing it once a week w/o a raise or promotion just to be cooperative. Due to a recent merger there has been a change in policy and now the office expects me to do hours every day w/o a raise or a promotion. I pointed out that this was not exactly fair and he told me that he would get another shift employee to do it. In other words he wants to pit the security guards against each other to do extra work not under our job description w/o giving us anything in return. It's a minor issue, I grant you, but these guys also have a history of having supervisors use their own computers and printers for paperwork w/o compensation.JA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: FYI, I have emails showing the part about reporting hours at my present site. Washington.JA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: Other than the email responding to their order to report hours everyday, my asking by email for a raise and a promotion to go with the extra responsibilities and my supervisor telling me that he'd get someone else to do it, no. But at least I have that much in writing including hours I've been reporting for the last few months.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I just want to know how to protect my rights. I basically want to tell my company in the politest way to stuff it. They may be vindictive.
I received a notice of peremptory calendar for a civil suit
I received a notice of peremptory calendar for a civil suit I filed against a corporation in Georgia. The registered agent was listed in Georgia as well but the address was no good so I figured I was out of luck. When I got this notice I did some more research. A corporation search found the company merged with another in Chicago. Do I need to serve that location? I know there's still an office here in Atlanta - can I serve that location? Or do I serve the Secretary of State? Or is it too late because if the notice?JA: Since business law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state the corporation is registered in?Customer: It's registered in Illinois, but the registered agent address is in Georgia.JA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: A notice of merger was filed.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: This is for small claims - failure to uphold a contract for service.
Question here on business law and partnership merger
Question here on business law and partnership merger agreements ?I have a couple of questions that can be best understood with more info of my business and or contract.1. Got tricked into signing a partnership / merger agreement with my manufacturer who mAkes my products. I was promised a lot and did not get anything as discussed in the agreement. I believe money has been stolen from me since prior the merger I wasn't aware of. They always insisted on collecting cash and failed to provide real receipts except hand written receipts and move money around onto new orders confusing deposits. That's one of the issues. Needless to say more on this topic , Can they get into legal issues for not providing the consumer a real receipt that reflects a balAnce of zero paid in full on mAnufacturing orders ? Can they legally operate this way ?2. Under the merger agreement we signed a contract. They were supposed to give us a couple of sets of what we manufacturer for free. This was done months later after the contract. Verbally we were promised within 2 weeks. This was not in the contract though. This led to a lot of complications later on and we lost a lot of money providing customers free items for waiting.3. Also they were supposed to form a new company together with us a new entity was never formed. Is this contract really valid in the first place. Under the contract it says we owe 50% and they are supposed to keep 50% of profit made in sales. We never gave them profits made yet as manufacturing process of goods have been delayed. If I look closely in the contract it pretty much looks like everything was made out for the new company anyway which was never even formed. Do we really owe them the profit portion of sales made ?4. Can I just get out of this contract form a new company with the same name different entity, etc and not owe them anything ?I have a lot of questions as I'm trying to leave this contract ASAP. I can provide a copy of the contract and more info if needed. Thank you.