Business & Tax

Business & Tax Summary
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Every large business starts small and grows through wise planning, sound decision-making, focused execution, and the overcoming of challenges. Our business and tax attorneys provide comprehensive support to entities of all sizes, throughout every stage of the business life cycle. And we provide this support with a unique advantage: many of our business lawyers have the experience of having managed their own businesses, or have worked professionally in finance, tax, or accounting fields.

Our multi-faceted experience helps us to focus on the overall needs of our clients from a broad perspective as we consider legal strategies and issues to benefit each unique situation. Our business law services cover a broad spectrum of industry sectors, business types, and related services—from the entrepreneurial start-up to middle market corporations and Fortune 500 companies.

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Business & Tax Sub Practices
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We provide experienced consultation in the following areas of business & tax law. Explore our practice areas below or contact us to receive more information.

Agri-Business

Our business lawyers are uniquely positioned to provide straightforward, successful, and cost-effective representation in every aspect of agribusiness and agricultural law. We make sure to keep clients apprised of developments, so farmers can continue doing what they do best: farming.

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Alcohol Beverage & Liquor Licenses

Our business lawyers have more than 30 years of experience helping clients in the areas of the manufacture, sale and distribution of alcoholic beverages; state and federal licensing permits; legal compliance, labeling; and distribution agreement protection within Michigan.

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Associations

Our business lawyers represent a wide array of associations, with a diverse collection of legal needs. These groups may include trade associations, homeowners associations, campground associations, and labor unions with their affiliated associations.

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Auto Dealer Law

For more than 30 years, Fraser Trebilcock attorneys have been representing automobile dealers and automobile dealer trade associations. Our attorneys provide services to the automotive industry in all areas of auto dealer law, from purchase and sale of dealerships to employment disputes.

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Banking and Financial Institutions

Throughout our history, our business law practice has served Michigan's banking industry. With the ever increasing regulation in the financial services industry, banking clients need counsel who consistently deliver excellent value with deep experience in the financial services area.

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Business Financing & Securities

We advise in all areas of business financing and securities. From routine transactions to complex financing and securities arrangements, our attorneys can guide you through any range of equity and debt financing.

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Corporations & Limited Liability Companies

Our business and tax attorneys can help you identify the right plan, through every stage of the business life cycle. Some are or have been business owners themselves, or have the added advantage of being CPAs; all of our lawyers have years of first-hand experience protecting businesses with tailored solutions.

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Internet Law: IPV4 Address Rights Transfers

Over many years, Fraser Trebilcock’s business law practice has developed a unique network of participants in the IPv4 commerce stream, and we have assisted companies in negotiation and successful conclusion of these transactions.

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Licensing & Compliance

We offer clients significant knowledge about licensing and regulatory law. Our attorneys are equipped to assist you in developing comprehensive strategies and solutions for doing business in an environment of complex and overlapping state regulation.

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Mergers & Acquisitions

From global corporations to small family-owned operations, our business attorneys represent purchasers, sellers, directors, lenders, and advisors in all aspects of mergers, consolidations, stock sales and acquisitions, and other restructurings.

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Non-Profit Organizations

Our lawyers have a deep history within the nonprofit community. We provide counseling and assistance to non-profit charities, associations, professional societies, foundations, and other organizations.

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Sports Law

Athletes have a wide range of needs for legal guidance, making it important to have a team of sports law attorneys with experience across several areas of law. At Fraser Trebilcock, our sports law group has the knowledge and experience to act as general legal counsel for professional athletes and the unique legal issues they face.

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Taxation

If there is one certainty, it is that you will face various tax issues from time to time. Our tax attorneys work with individuals and businesses of all sizes, with experiences in every area of taxation.

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