Letters Of Intent: Valuable Tools To Facilitate (Not Obfuscate) The Deal

01/11/2019Crouch, Richard J.

Most sophisticated commercial real estate (“CRE”) transactions, including leases, acquisitions, dispositions, joint ventures, and loans, usually start with a letter of intent (“LOI”).  Depending on the transaction and the parties involved, lawyers may or may not be involved in preparing the LOI.  The LOI is designed to summarize key business terms and is generally non-binding… Read more »

The Small Business Runway Extension Act Of 2018

01/04/2019Sterling, Michael L.

Under the Small Business Runway Extension Act of 2018, the measure for small business qualification is the average of five years’ gross receipts, instead of the previous average of three years. Many contractors will now retain small business status for a longer period. However, according to the SBA the change is not currently effective. See… Read more »

Vandeventer Black Expands Legal Network with MSI Global Alliance Partnership

01/02/2019Vandeventer Black

Vandeventer Black LLP is pleased to announce its partnership with MSI Global Alliance, one of the world’s leading international associations of independent legal and accounting firms. “This new alliance enhances our ability to provide responsive and dynamic legal services with a streamlined and progressive approach,” said Michael L. Sterling, Managing Partner for the firm. “With… Read more »

Vandeventer Black’s Ashley G. Moss Promoted to Partner

01/01/2019Moss, Ashley G.

Vandeventer Black LLP attorney Ashley G. Moss has been promoted to partner, effective January 1, 2019. Moss has been an associate in the Richmond office of Vandeventer Black LLP since 2011 and clerked for the firm in the summers of 2009 and 2010. “We are proud of Ashley’s dedication and hard work which has led… Read more »