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Business News

Pfizer, Allergan Scrap $160 Billion Deal After U.S. Tax Rule Change

The merger would have allowed New York-based Pfizer to cut its tax bill by an estimated $1 billion annually by domiciling in Ireland, where tax rates are lower.

Business News

San Francisco Becomes First U.S. City to Mandate Paid Parental Leave

The unanimously approved law allows parents to receive their full salary for six weeks, beginning in 2017.

Business News

PayPal Pulls North Carolina Plan to Protest Transgender Bathroom Law

'The new law perpetuates discrimination and it violates the values and principles that are at the core of PayPal's mission and culture,' CEO says.

Business News

FCC Advances Proposal Forbidding Internet Providers From Collecting User Data Without Permission

Under the rules providers would need to tell consumers what information is being collected, how it is being used and when it will be shared.

Devices

Sound Off: Should Distracted Walkers Be Fined or Jailed?

A New Jersey lawmaker has put forward a bill that stipulates pedestrians with their faces in their phones will pay a fine of $50 or spend up to 15 days in jail.

Marketing

In Defense Of Influencers: The Importance Of Protecting Your Personal Brand

Who's going to defend the interests of the digital influencers?

Business News

Like It Or Not, Drones Will Soon Be Buzzing Overhead

FAA chief Michael Huerta says new rules and tools for drones are being developed faster than skeptics thought possible.

Finance

Why Entrepreneurs Need to be Mindful of Certain Things Before On-boarding an Investor

Things to Keep in Mind While On-boarding an Investor

Business News

5 Ways Scalia's Death Will Affect U.S. Business

His death scrambles the expected outcome in key cases before the court and, in the longer term, removes the passionate pen the justice often deployed on the side of business.

Growing a Business

Get a Software Patent to Protect Yourself, But Be Prepared for a Frustrating Process

Creating innovative software and getting a patent for it do not line up very well in this day and age. Here are eight reasons why the two are such different worlds.

Growing a Business

7 Legal Steps You Must Take Before Outsourcing Content Creation

Contracts, insurance policies, copyright issues. Yes, you need to think about all this and more to protect yourself whenever you outsource labor.

Legal

The Top 7 Legal Documents for Every Startup

Put each of these in place sooner than later to avoid costly legal battles down the road.

Legal

5 Things You Need to Know About Web Accessibility

With litigation under the Americans with Disabilities Act on the rise, companies should be adding web accessibility to their list of top priorities for 2016.

Growth Strategies

How startups can protect their rights with commercial contracts

A contract, be it commercial or non-commercial, reduces the risk for any business as it is backed up by the law.

Business News

Companies to Face Tighter EU Data Restrictions

Laws will force firms to report data breaches and face huge fines for misusing personal data.