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Amazon's Massive Investment in Food Delivery Startup Deliveroo Faces Further Delays Thanks to a Formal Antitrust Probe

The UK-based food delivery startup works similar to UberEats and shows signs of rapid growth.

We Are Nearing the End of Cannabis Prohibition

If the history of alcohol regulation is any guide.

New York Governor Signs Bill Decriminalizing Cannabis Possession

The decriminalization of small amounts of cannabis is significant progress for social justice initiatives.

4 Ways to Cover Your Ass Legally as a Business Owner

Client not paying? Sometimes, it's best to sidestep a lawsuit by first sending a 'demand letter' written on your lawyer's stationery.

5 Ways Contracts Are an Entrepreneur's Best Friend

Contracts are not a substitute for trust, they are the basis for trust.

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Legal Issues

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California employers face an impending storm after the Supreme Court's Troester v. Starbucks decision.

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