Business inheritance using the Articles of Association and Corporate Agreement
Often, business growth is impossible without attracting partners in its individual areas / projects / companies. And relations with such partners must be pre-regulated and legally secured, which is guaranteed…

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The first rule of building a group of companies without signs of artificial fragmentation
Let's remember what we know about business processes? They have a beginning and an end, that is, they have boundaries in time. There is an “exit”, to which a unique…

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Not a single share ... And again about the motivation of top managers
Increasingly, we are faced with a request from business founders: we want to give top managers shares so that they receive a percentage of profits and are associated with the…

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Types of cash flows: operating, investment, financial
You count the money at the end of the month and see that the expenses are more than the income, which means that it has gone into negative territory. I…

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Operating leverage: what happens to profit margins if revenues fall. And if it grows up?
Usually business owners are interested in two interrelated indicators: revenue and profit. Revenue shows how much the company earned, and profit shows how much is left after deducting expenses. Most…

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more rare cases

On the preparation of an investment declaration by a SEZ participant

In accordance with Part 2 of Art. 13 of the Federal Law of 29.11.2014 No. 377-FZ “On the development of the Republic of Crimea and the federal city of Sevastopol and the free economic zone in the territories of the Republic of Crimea and the federal city of Sevastopol” a person intending to obtain the status of a participant in a free economic zone (hereinafter – FEZ), must submit to the authorized management body of the FEZ an investment declaration in the form approved by the Order of the Ministry of Economic Development of Russia dated November 18, 2015 No. 856.

This is a prerequisite, and an economic entity claiming the status of a FEZ participant must fulfill it. Continue reading

How to get through the off-season without cash gaps

In the spring and summer, the company had strong sales, and in late autumn, winter and early spring it had to take out loans and overdrafts. They figured out how to fix it, and in just three months they assembled an airbag for six months.

Our hero company is a manufacturing and construction business. Demand directly depends on the work of construction sites, therefore, as soon as they start active work, the company starts earning. And when the construction site freezes, the company takes loans and credits. This went on for 7 years – during the idle period, the company took loans, and then in the season paid them and interest. Continue reading

When you can’t do without an agency agreement

We have repeatedly talked about the pros and cons of an agency agreement (see, for example, here), pointing out the need for a deliberate approach to the use of the tool, having a strong justification for the business purpose. Indeed, as practice shows, the use of the agency model of building relationships in a group of companies is mentioned in more than 10% of all cases related to the artificial fragmentation of a business.

However, there are situations when the specifics of doing business and the industry do not leave a chance to avoid an agency agreement. Continue reading

Out-of-court bankruptcy: what is it?
Free bankruptcy The fact that now it will be possible to go through the bankruptcy procedure completely free of charge. The application is made through the MFC, the form is…

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Turnover or why fast business equals rich business
Business is a money-making box. You put capital in there, scroll and get some kind of profit at the exit. Accordingly, the more often you spin capital in a business…

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How to receive dividends regularly and without harm to the company
If the company makes a profit, then the owner of the business can receive dividends. But it is often not clear how much you can withdraw and how to do…

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