Selling Price & Terms _ Amount of cash down, interest rate and term as well as description of the security the buyer is providing the seller. Structure _ Is it an asset or stock sale? How is the sale price allocated among different elements of the sale such as non_compete clause and goodwill (this is important for tax reasons and is discussed in the next section).
Confidentiality Agreement and Letter of Intent _ Two Steps to Creating a New Business Relationship. One of the largest dilemmas faced by anyone who is forming a new business idea is who they should disclose their concept to in order to bring it to commercial reality. Disclosure is generally to potential funders, future customers and in some instances to future suppliers.