Legal Issues

News and Articles About Legal Issues

Ban on Cuban Cigars Goes Up in a Puff of Smoke
Free Markets

Ban on Cuban Cigars Goes Up in a Puff of Smoke

A new policy by President Obama means that importing up to $100 worth of Cuban tobacco products will be legal.
Seattle Artist Says She Lost Millions of Dollars, Sues 'Angry Birds' Maker
Legal Issues

Seattle Artist Says She Lost Millions of Dollars, Sues 'Angry Birds' Maker

A U.S. judge approved the lawsuit, which claims that an artist was cheated out of possibly millions of dollars from the sale of the brand's pet toys she designed.
Apple Wins Digital Music Antitrust Trial
Legal Issues

Apple Wins Digital Music Antitrust Trial

A U.S. jury decided the company did not act improperly when it restricted music purchases for iPod users to Apple's iTunes digital store.
Google, YouTube Sued Over a Video-Streaming Patent
Legal Issues

Google, YouTube Sued Over a Video-Streaming Patent

A German technology company is arguing that Google is infringing on one of its patents.
Harvard Professor Wages War Against Chinese Restaurant Over Outdated Menu
Legal Issues

Harvard Professor Wages War Against Chinese Restaurant Over Outdated Menu

Business professor Benjamin Edelman notified 'the applicable authorities' after he was reportedly overcharged $4 on an order.
Congress Expected to Reboot Internet Tax Issues in 2015
Taxes

Congress Expected to Reboot Internet Tax Issues in 2015

We will wait until next year for any conclusive action on a tangle of Internet tax issues, including online access taxes and online state sales taxes.
Avoid These 3 Employment Compliance Mistakes or Risk Fines
Legal Issues

Avoid These 3 Employment Compliance Mistakes or Risk Fines

With the multitude of federal and state employment laws and regulations that exist, it is easy to make costly errors.
Andre Lavoie
How Dumb Is This Apple iPod Antitrust Suit?
Legal Issues

How Dumb Is This Apple iPod Antitrust Suit?

The trial proceeds without a plaintiff because most class action suits are for the benefit of lawyers, not customers.
Philip Elmer-DeWitt
This Surprising Trick Can Simplify Payroll
Ready to Launch

This Surprising Trick Can Simplify Payroll

Learn the Kohler Payroll Matrix to make salaries easy to calculate.
Carly Okyle
States Sue Obama Administration on Immigration
Immigration

States Sue Obama Administration on Immigration

Seventeen states say the Obama administration acted illegally by issuing an executive order to ease the threat of deportation for millions of immigrants.
Confronting 6 Snarling Expansion Fears
Global Business

Confronting 6 Snarling Expansion Fears

Proper preparation can ease the path overseas -- and bring you the spike in business you dreamed of.
Adi Vaxman
Delivered by
Remember: Divorce Is Nothing Compared to Business Breakups
Leadership

Remember: Divorce Is Nothing Compared to Business Breakups

Strong businesses prepare for worst-case scenarios.
Carly Okyle
Presented by
Supreme Court to Determine Workplace Pregnancy Protections for Moms-to-Be
Managing Employees

Supreme Court to Determine Workplace Pregnancy Protections for Moms-to-Be

The court will hear a discrimination case that seeks to make clear what accommodations employers must make to expecting mothers.
Claire Zillman
Will My Employer Sue Me for Starting My Own Business?
Leadership

Will My Employer Sue Me for Starting My Own Business?

You have ethics questions, and we have answers.
Presented by