This ad will close in

Legal issues

Subscribe

News and Articles About Legal issues

4 Steps to Deal with an Employee's Substance Abuse Problem

4 Steps to Deal with an Employee's Substance Abuse Problem

BY
If you suspect that an employee has a drug or alcohol addiction, here are four steps to help protect your business.
August 15, 2013 in Managing Employees
Why Your Lawyer Might Be Wrong For Your Business

Why Your Lawyer Might Be Wrong For Your Business

BY
It's easy to hire the wrong lawyer and not realize it until you've lost lots of money. Here are four signs to watch out for.
August 12, 2013 in Legal Center

Business Crowdfunders Face Investor Liability Minefield

Plan to raise money under the JOBS Act rules? Be prepared to verify whether your investors are accredited.
August 9, 2013 in Financing
Don't Launch Your Business Without Covering These Legal Bases

Don't Launch Your Business Without Covering These Legal Bases

BY
Too many entrepreneurs risk losing their business by not taking care of these six crucial legal aspects.
August 8, 2013 in Legal Center
Online Startup Fab Sued for Copyright Infringement, 'Unfair' Competition

Online Startup Fab Sued for Copyright Infringement, 'Unfair' Competition

BY
The suit comes on the heels of a $150 million fundraising round and coincides with layoffs.
July 30, 2013 in News and Trends
How to Make Millions on a Handshake Deal

How to Make Millions on a Handshake Deal

BY
Entrepreneur and self-professed "deal junkie" Marcus Lemonis reveals how he built his $3 billion company through more than 100 handshake deals.
July 29, 2013 in Growth Strategies

How to Get the Drop on Legal Mishaps When Starting Up

BY
Legal ins-and-outs can make a young entrepreneur's mind spin. Here are some tips to make legal issues less painful.
July 24, 2013 in Starting a Business
How Not to Get Sued When You Start Mobile Marketing

How Not to Get Sued When You Start Mobile Marketing

BY
Keep these four concepts in mind to avoid legal issues with your mobile marketing campaign.
July 11, 2013 in Legal Center

6 Ways to Protect Your Digital Brand

BY
Travel blogger Turner Barr recently watched a moneyed corporation allegedly steal his brand identity. Here’s how to ensure it doesn’t happen to you.
July 2, 2013 in Marketing
The Basics of Domain Names for Your Business

The Basics of Domain Names for Your Business

BY
From choosing a registrar to maintaining your site, expert advice on how to keep your online business presence running, trouble-free.
June 29, 2013 in Your Website
Love Inc.: Startups Make Breaking Up Easier to Do

Love Inc.: Startups Make Breaking Up Easier to Do

BY
How a new crop of entrepreneurs aim to help love's losers cope with canceled weddings, called-off engagements and divorces.
June 24, 2013 in News and Trends
How to Ask Your Partner for a Prenup

How to Ask Your Partner for a Prenup

BY
Starting a new marriage is exciting, but bringing up the subject of protecting your business can be awkward. Here are five tips to start the conversation.
June 19, 2013 in Legal Center
Why Rupert Murdoch's Divorce Is a Wakeup Call for Business Owners

Why Rupert Murdoch's Divorce Is a Wakeup Call for Business Owners

BY
Here's a look at three common scenarios an entrepreneur may face and possible solutions for divorce-proofing your company.
June 17, 2013 in Legal Center
Green Pharma

Green Pharma

BY
Medical marijuana is legal in 18 U.S. states and Washington, D.C. But entering the business can be tricky, since it's still a federal crime to grow, sell or possess marijuana.
June 6, 2013 in Business Ideas
3 Hacks to Save on Startup Legal Fees

3 Hacks to Save on Startup Legal Fees

BY
When it comes to legal hurdles, an attorney can be your biggest asset or your biggest expense. Here's how to trim your legal costs.
June 2, 2013 in Legal Basics For Startups
How to Know If You Need to Patent Your Product

How to Know If You Need to Patent Your Product

BY
You are ready to introduce your invention to the world, but first you should consider whether your new product requires a patent to help make it commercially viable.
May 22, 2013 in Legal Center

7 Things to Consider Before Buying Disability Insurance

BY
Consider these essential details when deciding between disability insurance policies.
May 20, 2013 in Insurance

What Every Online Business Needs to Know About the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act

BY
New changes to the law are scheduled to go into effect July 1st. Is your business ready?
May 9, 2013 in Your Website
How to Protect Your Business Idea Without a Patent

How to Protect Your Business Idea Without a Patent

BY
You don't have to fork over thousands of dollars in legal fees to safeguard your business idea with a patent. Here are some affordable easy steps to help ensure you're protecting your ideas from theft.
May 8, 2013 in Business Ideas
Customer Privacy Policy Essentials

Customer Privacy Policy Essentials

BY
What every online business should know about protecting customer information.
May 2, 2013 in Legal Basics For Startups
Why Internet Sales Tax is Bad Public Policy (Opinion)

Why Internet Sales Tax is Bad Public Policy (Opinion)

BY
The Marketplace Fairness Act, expected to pass in the Senate on May 6, requires online retailers to charge shoppers their state's sales tax. Is the law a poor political move?
April 30, 2013 in Tax Center
The Rising Threat of Patent Trolls and What You Can Do to Protect Your Startup

The Rising Threat of Patent Trolls and What You Can Do to Protect Your Startup

BY
Tim Sparapani of Application Developers Alliance provides insight into the world of patent trolls.
April 15, 2013 in Startup Basics

Patents and Copyrights: How to Play By the Rules

BY
Serial entrepreneur Mike Jones shares his insight on protecting your startup.
April 10, 2013 in Starting a Business
When Business Names Confuse Consumers: The Basics of Trademark Law

When Business Names Confuse Consumers: The Basics of Trademark Law

BY
A look at the recent Florida health club lawsuit between 'YOU FIT' and competitor 'FIT U,' and what your business can learn from it about trademark infringement.
March 21, 2013 in Legal Basics For Startups

Most Shared Stories