Business & Corporate Law Posts

Franchises: What to watch (out) for

When you consider that franchises annually generate two trillion dollars worldwide and account for 50 percent of all retail sales in the United States, it’s no wonder many entrepreneurs engage in this form of business ownership. Read More »

Intellectual Property and the Internet: What to know before you post

When the Internet first began to shape popular culture more than a decade ago, few could have anticipated the astounding impact it would have on commerce, education and even social relationships.  Read More »

Business valuations important for many reasons

Many business owners work day in and day out to build value in their companies, but few know the actual value of their enterprise. Read More »

Heed embezzlement warning signs

 It's an unfortunate reality that employers need to vigilantly safeguard their assets from those they must trust the most: their own employees. Read More »

Selling Your Business: Should You or Shouldn't You?

A time comes in every business life cycle when an owner considers selling his or her company. Read More »

Libel and Slander: Do blogs count?

If you think blogs are out of control during elections, you are not alone. Read More »

An employer's guide to unemployment tax

The economy may be improving but unemployment rates show no signs of declining. Read More »

Lawsuit basics: what to do when your business gets sued

Few business owners begin operations expecting to be sued, but statistics from the United States Department of Justice suggest it’s a reality many will face at some point. Read More »