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Commentary: Key valuation elements to consider in your buy-sell agreement

A shareholder buy-sell agreement for a closely held business is not unlike a will for estate planning. You probably won’t need one until a “triggering event” in the agreement occurs. Typical triggering events in a buy-sell agreement of a closely ...

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Survey: Budget tightening not hurting business

NEW YORK — Washington’s budget tightening is having a minimal effect on businesses, a survey of business economists released Monday shows. The National Association for Business Economics survey asks how higher taxes and lower government spending affected businesses in the ...

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US pushes to keep entrepreneur jobs here

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — The Obama administration’s top immigration official says his agency is working to attract and keep more foreign-born high-tech entrepreneurs who are seeking to start a company in the U.S. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service Director Alejandro Mayorkas ...

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Grants will create and retain 695 jobs

The approval of $4.2 million in Community Development Block Grant Economic Development awards, announced this week by Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo, will benefit businesses across the state, ranging from small microenterprises to larger industrial companies. The federally-funded CDBG program provides ...

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Who reigned Supreme?

Each June when the U.S. Supreme Court wraps up its term, the same question is asked in legal circles: who won more — businesses or plaintiffs? While typically neither business leaders nor trial lawyers are known for passing on an opportunity to celebrate success ...

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New York near the top in cost of doing business

New York is the third most expensive state in the nation in terms of cost of business and the most expensive on the mainland, according to a ranking compiled by CNBC. But New York also ranks toward the top in terms of education, technological innovation and access of capital ...

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US businesses ordered more factory goods in March

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. businesses increased their demand for industrial machinery, computers and autos in March, lifting factory orders for the fifth consecutive month. Orders rose 3 percent in March after a 0.7 percent increase in February ...

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