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Business Buyer Battle’s Seller’s Founder Over His Publicity Rights

Explore the legal dispute between a business buyer and a competitor over the use of a founder’s name for product promotion. Learn about the key court decision and its implications. October 21, 2019 Introduction: In the world of business acquisitions,

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Sales rep can’t treat business asset sales proceeds as capital gain (personal goodwill) because rep did not own seller

Seller is based in Miami, Oklahoma (about a 90-mile NE drive from Tulsa). Seller was in the business of supplying soils, mulches and decorative stone to home-center and independent retailers. Taxpayer began working with Seller in the early 1990s. Taxpayer’s

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