Asset and Stock Purchase Agreements in the Boston and Andover, MA Areas
At Olson & Olson we take your asset and stock purchase agreements seriously, because we know you do. Our clients in the Boston and Andover, MA areas know they can work with us for help they can rely on. Whether you need everything about your agreement handled from start to finish or you simply need an attorney to look over what you have before you sign it, we are the law firm that can meet your needs. Our expertise in this field will help ensure that your stock purchase agreement and asset purchase agreements are legal, factual, valid, and correct, every time.
Stock Purchase Agreements in Massachusetts
When shares of a company are being bought or sold, a purchase agreement for these shares is necessary. A lawyer may draft this agreement, or the company or one party may do it, instead. For small companies that are unsure of exactly what must be included and how it must be worded, having assistance with this agreement can make all the difference from a legality standpoint. Additionally, one party is less able to take advantage of the other one when these agreements are created, or at least reviewed and approved, by a lawyer.
A stock purchase agreement is not a requirement, and you can choose not to use it. However, that could put you in financial risk, because a purchase agreement, much like any type of contract, spells out the details of the transaction that took place. Without those details, an argument can ensue about what one party really bought and what the company really sold. With that in mind, stock purchase agreements remove that risk and ensure that the transaction is carried out within the confines of Massachusetts law.
Asset Purchase Agreements in Massachusetts
An asset purchase agreement is different from a stock purchase agreement. This agreement addresses assets that are sold by the company, as opposed to shares of stock. If your company is selling some or all of its assets, whether it is liquidating or simply removing unused items and raising some capital, this type of agreement is the one you will need. Having an experienced business attorney at our law firm draft this agreement for you can protect your interests and provide you with a legal document you can rely on if there are ever questions about the purchase and sale in the future.
When choosing a law firm in the Boston and Andover, MA areas, come to us at Olson & Olson. We take the needs and goals of our clients seriously, and we focus on ensuring that every client is treated with the utmost dignity and respect. Whether you are selling stock in your business or its assets, or you are the purchaser of either one of these items, you want to make sure your interests are properly represented in a legal transaction. We can work with you to create a document that will protect both sides of that transaction, and can review any documents you already have before you sign them. That can provide you with peace of mind, knowing that your documents follow the law properly.
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