Federal & Public Sector Real Estate

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Tackling the Unique Challenges of the Public Sector.

Our team has significant experience with federal real estate issues - from planning through disposition - having worked with both federal clients and private sector vendors that service them. We understand the intricacies of the federal budgeting process, as well as project-specific approval and appropriation requirements and the impact they have on scope and procurement needs. Our expertise in this area is matched by our ability to provide thoughtful, cost-effective, and tailored legal advice. Through the use of sophisticated software tools and other efficiencies afforded by Scale’s tech-forward, remote-first platform, our federal real estate clients gain access to unparalleled legal talent at a fair price.  

Scale’s deep bench of talent includes legal experts with significant government service backgrounds, as well as tech startup, in-house, venture investment, and high-end law firm experience. Working collaboratively, we can provide a complete legal solution, taking projects from planning to operational maturity, and finally, exit, with an emphasis on practical, strategically aligned advice and operational efficiency.

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Tips for a Successful Fintech-Bank Partnership

For a fintech, finding the right bank partner accelerates the path to product launch. By partnering with a bank, the fintech is able to leverage the bank’s charter to deliver a uniform product across those states.

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DIY Law: Beware of the Legal Template

Many companies use contract templates in their day-to-day operations. When drafted properly and tied to the appropriate use case, templates can be a tremendous time and money saving resource. As outside general counsel to companies of all sizes, the review of existing contract templates comes up quite often. Some clients are looking for an upgrade, while others may be seeking a quick, validating green light or help with a contract negotiation utilizing a template as the foundation. Unfortunately, many templates do not accomplish the intended purpose, or worse. 

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Under the Corporate Transparency Act, Companies Face New Requirements in 2024

In the ever-evolving landscape of financial regulation and corporate transparency, the Corporate Transparency Act (CTA) has emerged as a pivotal piece of legislation. Enacted in 2021 as part of the National Defense Authorization Act, the CTA will require most new and existing legal entities operating in the United States to file reports with the federal government regarding their beneficial owners. The CTA goes into effect on January 1, 2024, and its key provisions are described below.

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