Business Formation

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  • Mark Sutton Karen Boto Among other things, the media clamor about claims of sexual misconduct involving high profile politicians and business executives has in some instances led to D&O claims, as I recently noted. In the following guest post,…
  • Divorce can be a tough conversation to have with your children. We talked to two adults who were open about their childhood and what it looked like going between their birth parents. These are their stories about child custody and what they had to…
  • Have you ever wished that you could skip work because you were worried about what might happen that day? Maybe you were anxious about having to give an employee a poor performance review or worried about being laid off yourself. But have you ever…
  • As I have previously noted, the elevated number of securities class action lawsuits against life sciences companies was an important factor in the increase of securities lawsuit filings in 2017. The significant volume of securities suits involving…
  • By: Tharwat Fahoum Lovett, Life Coach Marriage is a journey not a destination. The moment you walk across the threshold of marriage you are faced with new, uncharted terrain that you and your new partner must now face together. Sometimes, for a…
  • Among the many problems that have come to light in the current cryptocurrency craze have been problems relating to celebrity endorsements for initial coin offerings (ICO). In the following guest post, John Reed Stark, President of John Reed Stark…
  • Startup clients often rely on independent contractors and advisors during their early stages but do not have the cash to pay them, so they turn to equity compensation. Stock options are a great incentive tool, but founders should consider the…
  • California real estate development involves numerous potential risks, ranging from lost money on an investment to legal liability for injuries caused by hazards or defects. Determining who is liable for an injury often requires an extensive…
  • Austin Craig is currently an Incorporation Consultant at IncNow. After graduating from the University of Delaware with a B.S. in Marine Science, he was searching for employment while finishing a research project involving forage fish and algicide…
  • Recently, two different individuals emailed me about their desire to form and run a legal entity while remaining anonymous. I had to tell them that they could not achieve their objective. This post explains why that is the case. Initial Formation is…
  • What questions should I ask a job applicant?The Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas recently conducted its biannual business survey and the results were encouraging for local employers and employees. In response to the survey, more than half of the 350…
  • One of the most interesting global legal developments has been the rise in recent years of collective redress mechanisms outside the United States, a phenomenon on which I have commented in the context of collective investor actions. The provision…
  • Despite the fact that everyone is entitled to their day in the court, the reality is that most cases do not make it to trial. Many clients will approach their lawyers with the hope that they will be able to quickly get in front of a judge and explain…
  • Selling your home can be a daunting task, especially when there are tenants involved. Recent changes to the Residential Tenancies Act (RTA), by way of the Rental Fairness Act (RFA), have significantly amended the RTA. Sellers and Landlords will have…
  • Suppose you are trying to hire for a position that requires a very specific skill set, and you find a candidate who is perfect in all respects but one: they are not authorized to work in the U.S. Does it make sense to sponsor that person for an H1-B…
  • What questions should you ask before you get married? Does my fiancé like dogs? Does my fiancé replace the top of the toothpaste tube? Does he or she snore? These are important, but they're not the most important when it comes to marriage…
  • The fallout from the current wave of revelations sexual misconduct involving media figures, politicians, and corporate executives has included, among other things, a rash of D&O claims – including, for example, claims against the boards of…
  • In this episode of Seize Your Business, we talk to Rick Graffania about options and misunderstandings about Senior Living.
  • In this episode of Seize Your Business, host Brian McDonald and Rachel Cabrone of RK Solutions talk about the pitfalls of undefined strategy. Business strategy is about using your resources to the best of your ability.