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FTC Bans Noncompete Provisions

On April 23, 2024, the Federal Trade Commission issued its final rule banning noncompetition (noncompete) provisions for all workers as an unfair method of competition.   The U.S. Chamber of Commerce has vowed to challenge the ruling, but employers need to start understanding the law and how it will impact their documents and their worker’s rights. [...]

By |2024-04-30T13:40:21-07:00April 23rd, 2024|Past Newsletters, Business Services, Protecting Family Wealth, Homepage|Comments Off on FTC Bans Noncompete Provisions

CTA Compliance Update – Seven Tips

Four months into complying with the Corporate Transparency Act (CTA), we have picked up a few tips that we thought would be helpful to pass along. Background. The CTA is a federal registration program for business owners administered by the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN). Compliance began January 1, 2024 and involves several disclosure requirements [...]

By |2024-04-30T12:01:43-07:00April 22nd, 2024|Past Newsletters, Entity Formation, Business Services, Homepage|Comments Off on CTA Compliance Update – Seven Tips

March 2024 Corporate Formations

Spring training was back in full swing this year, which meant agents were working hard and players were setting up their entities to hold endorsement deals and updating their estate plans before the season started.  DeAngelis Legal created several new entities for players to assist them with managing their endorsements and drafted new estate plans [...]

By |2024-04-16T16:40:11-07:00April 15th, 2024|Entity Formation, Recent Projects, Estate Planning, Business Services, Succession Planning, Protecting Family Wealth, Homepage|Comments Off on March 2024 Corporate Formations

February 2024 High Net Worth Estate Plan Review

Ultra high net worth Chandler couple asked for a review of their estate plan and associated estate taxes. DeAngelis Legal performed a comprehensive review of their finances and estate plan, including financial statements, trusts, and beneficiary designations on retirement accounts and life insurance. DeAngelis Legal identified several options for reducing their estate tax obligations by [...]

By |2024-04-30T13:18:50-07:00March 15th, 2024|Recent Projects, Federal Estate Tax, Estate Planning, Succession Planning, Protecting Family Wealth, Homepage|Comments Off on February 2024 High Net Worth Estate Plan Review

February 2024 Corporate Dissolutions

Several clients had entities with little or no purpose, so we began the dissolution and termination process. In addition to starting the statute of limitations on potential claims and limiting the potential for fraud, cleaning up your corporate structure will make it easier to administer of your affairs upon a death or disability and avoids [...]

By |2024-03-13T18:46:07-07:00March 15th, 2024|Recent Projects, Business Services, Protecting Family Wealth, Homepage|Comments Off on February 2024 Corporate Dissolutions

December 2023 Mergers and Acquisitions

Ultra high net worth couple acquired the majority stake in a foreign entity holding real estate operated by the minority party. As is often the case in these arrangements, conflicts arose between the parties regarding the ownership, control and management of the property. Complicating matters were incomplete financial records and communication issues. DeAngelis Legal worked [...]

By |2024-01-22T19:51:04-07:00January 15th, 2024|Real Estate, Recent Projects, Mergers & Acquisitions, Homepage|Comments Off on December 2023 Mergers and Acquisitions

November 2023 Mergers and Acquisitions

Co-owners of successful Arizona based closely held business disagreed about the entity’s future, its ownership and its management.  DeAngelis Legal reviewed the parties’ shareholder agreement and other corporate documents, advised the owner regarding various exit strategies and negotiated and implemented the ultimate sale of a non-controlling interest to a third party.

By |2024-01-22T19:47:46-07:00December 15th, 2023|Recent Projects, Mergers & Acquisitions, Homepage|Comments Off on November 2023 Mergers and Acquisitions

October 2023 Irrevocable Life Insurance Trust

High net-worth Scottsdale couple asked for assistance with funding their revocable trust with complex closely held business interests, retirement accounts and life insurance. DeAngelis Legal assisted with the update of each entity’s corporate records and transfer them to their revocable trust. The updates included amendments to the operating agreement to comply with recent ownership changes [...]

By |2024-01-22T19:35:11-07:00November 15th, 2023|Federal Estate Tax, Recent Projects, Estate Planning, Protecting Family Wealth, Homepage|Comments Off on October 2023 Irrevocable Life Insurance Trust

October 2023 Complex Revocable Trust

High net worth Arizona couple had not reviewed their revocable trust in over ten years. The husband became ill and upon review, their advisors found the trusts to be ambiguous and tax inefficient. DeAngelis Legal worked with the couple and their adult children to evaluate and prepare a comprehensive and complex revocable trust. The new [...]

By |2024-01-22T19:25:34-07:00November 15th, 2023|Federal Estate Tax, Recent Projects, Estate Planning, Succession Planning, Business Services, Protecting Family Wealth, Homepage|Comments Off on October 2023 Complex Revocable Trust

August 2023 Estate Plan and Corporate Records Update

Scottsdale couple desired to update their estate plan and corporate records.  Complicating the planning were a mix of community and sole and separate assets, including a legal practice, long-standing construction company, children from a previous marriage and less than complete corporate records.  DeAngelis Legal worked with the couple to identify their objectives, discuss alternatives and [...]

By |2024-01-18T19:46:12-07:00September 15th, 2023|Entity Formation, Recent Projects, Estate Planning, Homepage|Comments Off on August 2023 Estate Plan and Corporate Records Update
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