Frequently Asked Questions About Business Law
At Whitley LLP Attorneys at Law, nothing is more important to us than helping
our business clients be more successful and informed. Our team of
Houston business lawyers has compiled a list of some of the most commonly asked questions we encounter
regarding business law and our services. We hope you find the information
on this page useful.
Learn more about business law and our services below.
What is business law?
Business law is the area of the law that focuses on the regulations, codes,
and statutes that dictate how businesses should be managed and conducted.
This helps ensure that businesses do not engage in legal wrongdoing and
that the rights of investors are always protected.
What is securities law?
Securities laws regulate the sale of securities by companies to investors.
They also set forth the information that must be provided to investors
on a periodic basis. These laws are designed to ensure that investors
have reliable information on which to base their investment decisions.
Why is having a lawyer important so important for an IPO?
initial public offering (IPO) is a complex process that requires extensive business planning. In addition,
you must prepare financial statements and file a registration statement
with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Your chances for
a successful IPO are greatly enhanced when you have legal guidance throughout
the entire process.
My business law matter is of an international nature. Can you help?
Yes. Our law firm can handle both domestic and international business law
cases. We have extended our services to investors and businesses throughout
the globe. For clients who need to discuss their legal needs in Spanish
or are dealing with a Latin American business transaction, we also offer
Spanish-speaking services. For more information, please visit our
International Business Law page.
How much are your legal fees?
Our legal fees are transparent for the convenience of the companies we
represent. While most other business law firms charge an hourly rate,
we tend to charge a flat-rate fee for services. We offer a general counsel
program that allows your company to have priority, unlimited access to
a business & securities attorney, and includes all services that your
company may need. Because each legal matter and each company varies in
terms of complexity, we recommend that you speak with us directly regarding our fees.
Why should I hire your firm to handle my case or business transaction?
With more than a decade of legal experience behind us, our law firm is
the kind you need on your side. We offer confidential
case evaluations to all our potential clients. We have the resources and legal insight
required to handle even the most complex of business law situations. We
can provide you with the personalized and strategic counsel you need,
whether it's for a singular problem or on an ongoing basis.
More questions? Contact our business & securities attorneys in Houston
at (888) 252-8277.
If you would like to discuss a question or concern that was not mentioned
on this page,
please call our office at your earliest convenience. We would be happy to provide you with the
answers and information you need to make savvy legal business decisions.
Whitley LLP Attorneys at Law is here to provide you step-by-step guidance
towards business growth and success.