Legal Issues

The Fair Credit Reporting Act Can Be a Trap
Credit Checks

The Fair Credit Reporting Act Can Be a Trap

If you're an employer performing a background check, be very, very careful.
Brett E. Coburn and Brooks A. Suttle
Someone Stole Your Design? 3 Ways to Fight Back.
Copyrights

Someone Stole Your Design? 3 Ways to Fight Back.

Target makes headlines with the latest copyright infringement fiasco. Here's how to make sure that never happens to you.
Jaia Thomas
California Man Sues Uber Claiming It Stole Ridesharing Idea
Legal Issues

California Man Sues Uber Claiming It Stole Ridesharing Idea

The complaint accusing alleges misappropriation of trade secrets and breach of contract.
Facebook 'Tramples European Privacy Law,' Watchdog Says
Privacy Concerns

Facebook 'Tramples European Privacy Law,' Watchdog Says

The Privacy Protection Commission has launched a blistering attack after trying to find out more about the U.S. social media giant's practices.
W-2 or 1099? Why It Pays to Classify Your Employees Correctly.
Independent Contractors

W-2 or 1099? Why It Pays to Classify Your Employees Correctly.

At stake are taxes for the employer and sick days, vacation and other benefits for the employee.
Rebecca Cenni
Is the Apple Watch Tax Deductible?
Apple Watch

Is the Apple Watch Tax Deductible?

Sounds like a good portion of it just may be -- as long as you steer clear of the gold $17K piece.
Mark J. Kohler
8 Things You Must Do to Protect Your Assets
Legal

8 Things You Must Do to Protect Your Assets

Asset protection isn't complicated. Just follow these tips.
Mark J. Kohler
Early Music Streaming Service Grooveshark Shuts Down to Settle Infringement
Legal Issues

Early Music Streaming Service Grooveshark Shuts Down to Settle Infringement

So ends a four-year legal battle with major record companies.
5 Legal Tips for Small Businesses and Startups
Legal Issues

5 Legal Tips for Small Businesses and Startups

Don't let legal requirements slow you down.
Eyal Lifshitz
What UberX and Lyft Drivers Can Do to Minimize Their Personal Liability
Sharing Economy

What UberX and Lyft Drivers Can Do to Minimize Their Personal Liability

The independent status of those behind the wheel raises a sticky issue.
Nellie Akalp
Uber to Stop Using Unlicensed Cab Drivers in Germany Per Court Ruling
Uber

Uber to Stop Using Unlicensed Cab Drivers in Germany Per Court Ruling

The ride sharing service will also be lowering its fees.
The Legal Advice Mark Cuban Didn't Take
Legal

The Legal Advice Mark Cuban Didn't Take

But that doesn't mean you -- and your business -- should follow suit.
Steve Cook
EU Says Google Cheated in Shopping Searches
Legal Issues

EU Says Google Cheated in Shopping Searches

In another antitrust investigation, the search giant is accused of distorting Internet search results to favor its shopping service.
Artist Claims Apple Stole His Style
Legal Issues

Artist Claims Apple Stole His Style

The suit demands Apple and the design firm Craig & Karl immediately cease using the images in question.