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Sweden's Six-Hour Workday Experiment Officially Kicks Off Tomorrow

Sweden's Six-Hour Workday Experiment Officially Kicks Off Tomorrow

The year-long initiative seeks to determine whether reducing hours leads to increased productivity and fewer sick days.
Whole Foods Fined for Overcharging California Customers

Whole Foods Fined for Overcharging California Customers

Think Whole Foods is too expensive? The city attorneys of Los Angeles, Santa Monica and San Francisco are of a similar mind.
Your Business' Legal Game Plan for the Summer Slowdown

Your Business' Legal Game Plan for the Summer Slowdown

While your company's pace is at a manageable hum, check for overlooked permitting issues and that all operations comply with regulations.
Tesla Motors Patents Now Available To Anyone

Tesla Motors Patents Now Available To Anyone

Elon Musk said the company is opening up its patents to competitors in 'the spirit of the open source movement.'
FDA Backs Off After Causing Stink Over Cheese Regulations

FDA Backs Off After Causing Stink Over Cheese Regulations

Recent communication from regulators sparked concerns that the government would ban cheese from being made on wooden shelves.
Will My Star-Wars Themed Product Idea Get Me Sued?

Will My Star-Wars Themed Product Idea Get Me Sued?

Our expert discusses nuances of copyright and trademark law.
Illinois Outlaws Beauty Products Containing Non-Biodegradable Microbeads

Illinois Outlaws Beauty Products Containing Non-Biodegradable Microbeads

The tiny, synthetic beads -- found in facial cleansers, hand washes and toothpastes -- have been found to pollute our waters and introduce toxic chemicals into the food chain.
A Simple Look at the Best Corporate Structure for Your Business

A Simple Look at the Best Corporate Structure for Your Business

The pros and cons of sole proprietorships, LLCs, S Corps and C Corps.
3 Pitfalls to Avoid in Licensing Agreements

3 Pitfalls to Avoid in Licensing Agreements

Of course your lawyer has to review your licensing contract but make certain you know what the lawyer may not.
Get Your Imported Goods Through Customs

Get Your Imported Goods Through Customs

As an import business owner, it's important to know the four basic steps for getting your foreign products through customs.
Your Papers, Please! Registering Your Business in Multiple States

Your Papers, Please! Registering Your Business in Multiple States

Registering your business in more than one state is a chore but much easier than dealing with the problems if you don't.
The Liability Involved in Running a Personal Training Business

The Liability Involved in Running a Personal Training Business

What's the extent of your liability if a client is injured while under your supervision? Here's how to protect yourself from liability when running a personal training business.
U.S. Charges Chinese Officials With Economic Espionage

U.S. Charges Chinese Officials With Economic Espionage

The indictment marks the first time that the U.S. government has brought charges against foreign officials for cyber spying.
New York Takes Another Stab at Getting Airbnb User Info

New York Takes Another Stab at Getting Airbnb User Info

A day after a New York judge stalled a subpoena seeking data on Airbnb users, the state attorney general has filed a revised subpoena.
When is a Leave of Absence an Appropriate ADA Accommodation?

When is a Leave of Absence an Appropriate ADA Accommodation?

As part of the law, you may have to let employees take some time off. Here are three questions to ask when making your decision.
To Settle Beastie Boys Suit, GoldieBlox Must Cough Up $1 Million

To Settle Beastie Boys Suit, GoldieBlox Must Cough Up $1 Million

As the result of another copyright suit waged by the Beastie Boys against Monster Energy, new details in the band's settlement with toymaker GoldieBlox have emerged.
Franchisees: How Well Do You Know Your State's Tax Code?

Franchisees: How Well Do You Know Your State's Tax Code?

If take-and-back pizza franchisees don't know their state's sales tax and food stamps laws, they can lose big.
Save Time and Money, Tell Your Attorney Everything

Save Time and Money, Tell Your Attorney Everything

Communication drives attorney-client relationships, but clients, perhaps fearful or simply embarrassed, are often reluctant to tell all.
If You Found $100,000, What Would You Do?

If You Found $100,000, What Would You Do?

A janitor in Australia found hundreds of thousands of dollars in cash and turned it in -- a move that is now paying off for him in a big way.
The Legal Side of Owning a Food Truck

The Legal Side of Owning a Food Truck

Here are the licenses and permits you'll need to get in order to stay on the right side of the law with your mobile food business.
Snapchat's Legal Woes to 'Disappear' After Reaching Settlement With the FTC

Snapchat's Legal Woes to 'Disappear' After Reaching Settlement With the FTC

While Snapchat's snaps don’t necessarily disappear as advertised, the company is also facing heat about the deceptive way in which it unknowingly culled user data.
Think Incorporating Will Protect Your Personal Assets? Not in These Cases.

Think Incorporating Will Protect Your Personal Assets? Not in These Cases.

Although you should definitely seek legal status for your business, these 6 scenarios could cost you big.

Understand This Before Joining the Family Business

Our expert suggests getting a formal operating agreement hammered out before investing time or money in the venture.
Europe Doesn't Want American Apples. Here's Why It Doesn't Matter.

Europe Doesn't Want American Apples. Here's Why It Doesn't Matter.

The impact of an ostensible ban on U.S.-grown apples is mostly a blow to the ego, though the broader food industry should pay attention.
How to Fire Someone Without Getting Sued (Infographic)

How to Fire Someone Without Getting Sued (Infographic)

Dismissals can sometimes backfire, leading to taxing legal clashes. That’s why it's crucial to have your bases covered.

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