Beer and Controversy (With Actual Documents)

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Beer took a beating this month. Bud Lite’s new marketing campaign featuring transgender influencer Dylan Mulvaney took a nose dive due consumer backlash and a subsequent boycott of the beverage once associated with breathtaking Clydesdale horses and frat boy culture. Escaping the connection to the latter was cited as an inspiration for the brand’s marketing … Read Article

The Top U.S. Companies Producing Computer Chips (With Actual Documents)

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The shortage of semiconductors continues and is expected to continue through 2024. Semiconductors are an integral part of modern electronics, and they power everything from smartphones and laptops to cars and airplanes. These tiny chips are made of materials such as silicon, germanium, and gallium arsenide that can conduct electricity under certain conditions but not … Read Article

The Top 5 Commercial Construction Companies (With Actual Documents)

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Commercial construction is a significant sector in the United States, with billions of dollars invested in building offices, shopping centers, warehouses, hotels, and other commercial properties. The construction industry in the United States is highly competitive, with numerous companies vying for contracts. In this post, we will discuss the top 5 commercial construction companies in … Read Article

The End of Credit Suisse (With Actual Documents)

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On the heels of the collapse of Silicon Valley Bank is the mega-merger bail out of Credit Suisse. The 167-year-old banking institution is poised to be acquired by UBS and could be facing legal action as well.  Despite having been among the largest and most influential of banks in Switzerland (with a global reach as … Read Article

The Failure of Silicon Valley Bank (With Actual Documents)

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On March 10th, the Silicon Valley Bank, a favorite of the tech industry, failed. I’m having déjà vu… Yes, we have been here before. The banking crisis of 2008 was triggered by the collapse of the housing market bubble and the subprime mortgage market. The crisis began when housing prices started to decline, and many … Read Article

Commercial Leases (With Actual Documents)

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When starting or expanding a business, one of the most important decisions to make is choosing the right commercial lease. A commercial lease is a legal agreement between a landlord and a tenant, outlining the terms and conditions of renting a commercial property. There are several types of commercial leases available, and each has its … Read Article

Eli Lilly Cuts the Cost of Insulin (With Actual Documents)

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One of the largest pharmaceutical companies in the world, Eli Lilly and Company, has agreed to lower prices for insulin. The cost of insulin, the lifesaving medication which is a daily requirement for many diabetes sufferers, has become prohibitively expensive, in some cases taking as much as 40% of a family’s disposable income. In 1923, … Read Article

Latest Merger Agreements from RealDealDocs (With Actual Documents)

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A merger agreement is a document that defines and solidifies the joining together of two companies to become one. Although related, mergers are usually distinct from acquisitions wherein one company buys another company. Key details covered in merger agreements include: the plan of the merger, the closing/transaction date, cooperation after closing, organization and corporate power,` … Read Article

Non-Compete Agreements: Here to Stay? (With Actual Documents)

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Non-compete agreements have been around for hundreds of years and have been implemented in the United States for more than a century. But not everyone thinks they are fair, most notably President Biden who signed an executive order directing the FTC to consider abolishing them in certain circumstances. Remind me what a non-compete agreement is? … Read Article

The Publishing Industry Outlook (With Actual Documents)

From literary fiction to children’s books, cookbooks, and endless niche markets, the already thriving publishing industry got a considerable boost from COVID-19 lockdowns. The outlook is bright with more expansion expected, especially with the growth of niche markets and surge in the self-publishing market – although this will also likely lead to increased competition. Some … Read Article