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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.
Find an Attorney Who Will Be in Your Corner With These 3 Tips

Find an Attorney Who Will Be in Your Corner With These 3 Tips

Startups should seek good legal counsel for a multitude of questions and issues. It's obviously important to trust your lawyer.
Report: Tech Giants to Pay $324 Million to Settle No-Hiring Lawsuit

Report: Tech Giants to Pay $324 Million to Settle No-Hiring Lawsuit

Apple, Google, Intel and Adobe have settled a suit that accused the firms of conspiring not to hire one another’s engineers.
8 Steps to Take Before Opening the Doors of Your Nonprofit

8 Steps to Take Before Opening the Doors of Your Nonprofit

Before you can start the hard word of raising money for your mission, there are a few things you need to put in place to help guarantee your nonprofit's success.
Just Add Water: Powdered Alcohol Approved by the U.S. Government

Just Add Water: Powdered Alcohol Approved by the U.S. Government

You may be able to order pouches of powdered vodka, Cosmopolitans and 'Powderitas' as soon as this fall.
Dislike: If You 'Like' General Mills on Facebook, You Can't Sue the Company

Dislike: If You 'Like' General Mills on Facebook, You Can't Sue the Company

The American food manufacturer has made an unprecedented sneaky, (anti)social media move to keep itself out of court.
The Biggest Legal Mistake Entrepreneurs Make

The Biggest Legal Mistake Entrepreneurs Make

Often entrepreneurs try to cut corners to save costs. But doing so with your legal documents, may end up costing you more down the road.
The 3 Hires I Wish I'd Made Sooner

The 3 Hires I Wish I'd Made Sooner

Here are the commonly overlooked positions that will help you smooth out operations at and help grow your company.
Sriracha Factory Given 90-Day Ultimatum as Spicy Fumes Declared a 'Public Nuisance'

Sriracha Factory Given 90-Day Ultimatum as Spicy Fumes Declared a 'Public Nuisance'

With residents of Irwindale, Calif., complaining of a burning sensation in their eyes and throats, a Sriracha factory must clean up shop.
Does a 6-Hour Workday Lead to Better Productivity? Sweden's About to Find Out.

Does a 6-Hour Workday Lead to Better Productivity? Sweden's About to Find Out.

An economic experiment set to be held in Sweden's second largest city, Gothenburg, will see the hours of an average workday slashed in hopes of enhancing productivity.
Franchisees Sue Papa Murphy's as Pizza Chain Prepares for IPO

Franchisees Sue Papa Murphy's as Pizza Chain Prepares for IPO

More than 20 franchisees have accused Papa Murphy's of failing to release necessary information in franchise disclosure documents.
3 Practical Ways to Save on Attorney Fees

3 Practical Ways to Save on Attorney Fees

Your attorney's billable hours can stack up fast, so here are some tips that can lower your bill.
Bankrupt Quiznos Settles With Franchisees in Cost Dispute

Bankrupt Quiznos Settles With Franchisees in Cost Dispute

The bankrupt sandwich chain has reached a settlement with 12 defunct franchisees who were suing the company for about $40 million.
By Cutting Out Content Providers, Is Aereo Gaming the System?

By Cutting Out Content Providers, Is Aereo Gaming the System?

Startup's streaming of live TV content on the internet will be at the center of a Supreme Court case soon.

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