Business Law Blog
Force Majeure Clauses in Commercial LeasesJune 03, 2020A “force majeure clause” is a provision found in many different types of contracts, especially in commercial leases, which relieves both parties of their respective liabilities and obligations under the...
Will Your Business's Legal Structure Work?May 04, 2020Will your business’s legal structure work? Does your business have a legal structure that will guide ownership through both success and hard times?
Forward Thinking Now for Urgent Needs LaterApril 30, 2020Forward Thinking Now for Urgent Needs Later
No one wants to think about the practical problems that can be created by a serious illness, but bear with...
The CARES Act - COVID-19March 30, 2020The CARES ACT – What It Means for You The Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act was passed by Congress and signed by the President on Friday....
A Message About COVID-19March 23, 2020Recently, we have received numerous inquiries from clients, including those in the retail and hospitality industries, concerned about the impact that Covid-19 will have on their businesses. Although the landscape...
Trade Secrets: How to Protect Them; What Constitutes Misappropriation; and What to do If you Find Yourself Defending a Claim for MisappropriationMarch 06, 2018The Defend Trade Secrets Act was passed in 2016 and, ever since, misappropriation of trade secrets has been a hot topic for legal scholars and commentators. ...
What’s In a Name? Independent Contractors and the Danger of Misclassifying EmployeesApril 20, 2017Employers, including franchise operators and business owners, may receive special requests from employees regarding whether they can be paid as independent contractors, or may simply wish to hire independent contractors,...
“Is it Worth it?” Can Arbitration be Affordable for Small Claims in Commercial Cases?April 10, 2017Why Do I Have to Arbitrate and How Much Will it Cost? Many standard commercial contracts include a requirement to arbitrate. This means that the parties must adjudicate disputes through...
Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) Policies & Litigation: The Best Offense is a Good DefenseOctober 05, 2016As a society, we attempt not to “bring work home,” both literally and figuratively. But what happens when life and work converge? One area in which this occurs daily is...
The Tipping Point; How to Calculate Wages for Tipped WorkersSeptember 02, 2016Tipped Workers Receive a Lower Minimum Wage: Tipped workers, including servers and bartenders, among others, are paid a minimum wage, plus what they earn in tips (the “minimum tipped wage”)....
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