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10 Reasons Your Business Could Need General Counsel

Here are 10 reasons why your business would need general counsel.  A rapid increase in sales volume, new markets, broader geographic operations or complexity of commercial transactions and/or contractual negotiations.Your company is experiencing a rapid increase in personnel and needs to update its employment and contractor agreements, compensation packages and internal policies.One or more of your executives is overburdened because he or she is spending too much time managing legal issues and not enough time on their primary responsibilities.Your company does not have a streamlined method for analyzing and prioritizing the company’s legal risks based on the current state of the law and may be exposed to risks which are not within the knowledge or experience of the executive team.Your company is engaged in multiple financings and has a number of arm’s length investors who expect good governance practices including a comprehensive and company-specific plan to address major areas of lega…