Business law

January 31, 2017

CHOOSE YOUR REGISTERED AGENT CAREFULLY

For businesses, the first quarter of each year brings a number of fiscal and legal obligations.  A business must, for instance, file its Annual Report with […]
November 29, 2016

NEW OVERTIME RULES: READY OR NOT, HERE THEY COME (MAYBE)

We posted last summer a series of articles on the new overtime rules.  With those rules now going into effect next month (or perhaps not – […]
September 7, 2016

DEBTORS BEWARE

Representing businesses and business owners often means dealing with debt, whether owed by or to the client.  And this in turn requires being at least aware […]
April 20, 2016

WIELDING THE CORPORATE SHIELD

Why incorporate – or, more likely, organize as an LLC? The answer is simple enough to fill radio ads.  If something goes wrong, only the company’s […]
January 22, 2016

A COMMA’S REVENGE

Think of the comma, that small, underused, throwaway punctuation mark.  How unimportant, how easy to ignore it is.  But like nerds in a bad 1980s movie, […]
January 4, 2016

WHAT COMES NEXT

The year 2015 included its lot of consequential cases.  None received more press than the decision prohibiting bans on sex-same marriages across the country.  None excited […]
September 21, 2015

WHO HEARS A WHISTLE BLOW?

New laws mean new lawsuits.  The Affordable Care Act and its regulations have alone gone to the Supreme Court three times – on the question of […]
September 1, 2015

INDEPENDENT CONTRACTORS, YOU SAY?

Employers are sometimes too easily tempted to categorize people working for them as independent contractors.  This avoids paying unemployment and other payroll taxes, and contractors are […]
August 28, 2015

INTERNET IMMUNITY – SOMEWHAT

A long, long time ago, at the dawn of the internet, courts decided that companies that hosted online forums, chat rooms, bulletin boards, etc… were not […]