News and Articles About Legal Issues
A look at the pros and cons you should consider before deciding on a business structure.
Attorney Nina Kaufman explains the legal precautions business owners need to take.
Attorney Nina Kaufman outlines what's needed before you begin working with a client.
Attorney Nina Kaufman offers advice on collecting payments from customers in a timely and efficient way.
Attorney Nina Kaufman on why the days of 'doing business on a handshake' are over.
Attorney Nina Kaufman explains how an exit strategy can be useful if unexpected situations arise.
Attorney Nina Kaufman on when it makes sense to incorporate your startup company.
Consider these three issues before suing a client over unpaid fees.
About to strike a business partnership? Attorney Nina Kaufman shares advice on how to do it right.
Having a business partner can be invaluable. Having the wrong--or no--partnership agreements can be disastrous.
Three entrepreneurs, among the first to certify their businesses as B Corps, share how it has affected their companies and offer advice on the process.
A Pennsylvania nonprofit, B Lab, is working to make businesses agents of social and environmental change.
From zoning ordinances to quirky local statutes, legal issues can slow down a launch or expansion. Some entrepreneurs take matters into their own hands.
Before starting up, it's important to set up protections for your personal assets, including your home. Here, attorney Mark Kohler explains.
Store owners can choose from a greater variety of tools to try to prevent theft by both shoplifters and employees.
Choosing a legal entity can be complicated, but it can help protect your business's assets. Attorney Mark Kohler explains.
As movie studios go after those who've illegally uploaded their content to the Internet, business owners should determine their recourse should an employee cross the line on your dime.
If you think a competitor copied your patented products or services, here are some ways to stand in the way of their efforts.
New York court ruling muddies the waters surrounding what employers can and cannot demand of their employees' social media activities.
Young entrepreneurs often share common stumbles. Here are three tips to avoid making the same startup mistakes.
Tech entrepreneurs have lambasted a new bill that they say could stifle startups and innovation. Here's what you need to know about the PROTECT IP Act.
If you're in the business of selling information -- from books and podcasts to seminars and consulting -- protect your information and your business with these legal steps.
Created as a pressure release for patent office overload, the controversial America Invents Act may give big business the edge in securing patents. Here's a guide to protecting your intellectual property rights in the post-act age.