Articles by Stephen J. Baumgartner, MSc (Econ)
Stephen J. Baumgartner, MSc (Econ), strategy at the Graziadio School of Business and Management and consults at the Encino, California, law firm of Greenberg & Bass, LLP. As a strategic planning and financial analysis specialist, he has extensive expertise in litigation support, forensic analysis, financial modeling, debt restructuring, reorganization plan preparation, new venture start-ups, and project management. Baumgartner has more than 20 years of experience in finance, information systems, manufacturing, real estate, and management in firms including Xerox and Rand.
Guidance on how to deal with three common pitfalls of the family-owned business: lack of written agreements, ignoring fiduciary responsibilities, and not planning for the future.
As a seller or a buyer, you must understand when and how a buyer may reject defective goods—and apply common sense as well as the law in these situations.
Take advantage of the protections offered in the Uniform Trade Secrets Act.