Legal Resources for Tech SMBs

Guide - Premier ContentPublished : November 14, 2022

As a small or medium technology business, guidance from qualified legal experts is an essential investment for your business. However, selecting the right counsel and spending your money wisely can be daunting. CompTIA’s Legal Resources for Tech SMBs can help make your decisions easier.

Developed by CompTIA Education in conjunction with CompTIA’s in-house legal team, CompTIA members get exclusive access to Legal Resources for Tech SMBs, which includes an opportunity to request a free master services agreement (MSA) template and a list of CompTIA-reviewed legal services providers, among other tips and advice.

Here is an overview of what you’ll find in this comprehensive resource.

Essential Legal Formation and Operating Considerations for Tech SMBs (Including a NEW section on Employment)

Managed services providers, solution providers, and other technology businesses play an increasingly important role in today’s growing market for outsourced IT services and technology solutions. Each solution provider faces a variety of critical decisions when forming and operating their business. This article outlines four core areas that solution providers should focus on to strengthen and streamline operations.

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Free Master Services Agreement Template

CompTIA corporate members can request a free master services agreement (MSA) template from Amundsen Davis, LLC.

If you would like to receive a MSA template, please fill out the form.

How to Find and Hire Legal Counsel Checklist

Tech firms today rely on legal expertise to help their business for a variety of reasons—from setting up the company and protecting intellectual property to negotiating commercial leases and understanding how changes in laws might impact the business. Unfortunately, finding quality legal representation can feel daunting. However, it’s in your best interest to identify and hire legal counsel, to ensure you’re prepared for any situation. As part of the Legal Resources for Tech SMBs, you’ll find a checklist of tips and advice to help you navigate the process of finding legal counsel to meet your needs.

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Common IT Business Legal FAQs

Need advice on how to handle a certain IT business legal issue? Within Legal Resources for Tech SMBSs, you’ll find some of the most frequently asked questions solution providers have when it comes to IT business legal topics.

A list of CompTIA-reviewed Legal Service Providers

This members-only resource provides a list of CompTIA-reviewed legal providers who specialize in the following practice areas:

  • Employment
  • Privacy
  • Corporate
  • Transactions
  • Litigation
  • Intellectual Property
  • Real Estate
  • Tax

Attorneys and firm representatives who practice in these areas submit their professional information through an online form that is then reviewed by CompTIA’s legal team. Once submissions are approved, they are entered into a collective list of CompTIA-reviewed legal providers, accessible by CompTIA members only.

Access the list.

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