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4 Legal Documents You Need to Review Before 2017
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4 Legal Documents You Need to Review Before 2017

A simple review of your files now can avoid serious headaches next year.
Kendra Stephen
9 Business Ideas for People Looking to Cash in on the Marijuana Boom
Marijuana

9 Business Ideas for People Looking to Cash in on the Marijuana Boom

Want to get in on the green rush but don't want to grow or sell pot? Here's a list of promising ancillary cannabis businesses to start.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
How to Avoid Potential Pitfalls With User-Generated Content
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How to Avoid Potential Pitfalls With User-Generated Content

You need to define legal responsibilities and develop a filter process to ensure you promote only high-quality submissions.
Ayodeji Onibalusi
Read Elizabeth Warren's Epic Smackdown of Wells Fargo CEO
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Read Elizabeth Warren's Epic Smackdown of Wells Fargo CEO

'Have you returned one nickel of the money you earned while this scam was going on?'
Entrepreneur Staff
Uber Takes Legal Action Over New Rules in London
Uber

Uber Takes Legal Action Over New Rules in London

In recent months, the regulator has provided more detail including that drivers should have English reading and writing skills.
Jack Ma: Lawsuits and Probes Help Alibaba To Be Better Understood
Alibaba

Jack Ma: Lawsuits and Probes Help Alibaba To Be Better Understood

Questions about Alibaba's growth rate and its relations with affiliated companies have dogged the firm for years.
Crowdfunding Survives a Crucial Legal Challenge Few Know About
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Crowdfunding Survives a Crucial Legal Challenge Few Know About

A DC Court rejects challenges from Massachusetts and Montana to the popular new law that allows regular people to invest in private companies.
Kendall Almerico
Is Google Trying to Kill SEO?
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Is Google Trying to Kill SEO?

A little-noticed litigation may have a lasting effect on how companies move their marketing initiatives into the digital world.
Dan Blacharski
Whiskey War: This High-Flying Entrepreneur Is Now Facing the Fight of His Life
Investors

Whiskey War: This High-Flying Entrepreneur Is Now Facing the Fight of His Life

WhistlePig founder Raj Peter Bhakta may lose his whiskey farm to the very investors that helped it grow.
Catherine Clifford
Billionaire Peter Thiel Reportedly Backed Hulk Hogan's Gawker Lawsuit
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Billionaire Peter Thiel Reportedly Backed Hulk Hogan's Gawker Lawsuit

Hogan in March won a $140 million jury verdict against Gawker in a privacy lawsuit stemming from a sex tape the site had published.
Larry Page Spars With Oracle Attorney at Android Trial
Lawsuits

Larry Page Spars With Oracle Attorney at Android Trial

In a retrial at San Francisco federal court, Oracle Corp. has claimed Google's Android smartphone operating system violated its copyright on parts of Java, a development platform. Alphabet Inc.'s Google unit said it should be able to use Java without paying a fee under the fair-use provision of copyright law.
How to Draft a Non-Compete Agreement That's Actually Enforceable
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How to Draft a Non-Compete Agreement That's Actually Enforceable

You need rock solid non-compete and confidentiality agreements with each employee to keep everyone on the same page.
Autumn Gentry
Supreme Court Dodges Major Decision on Obamacare Birth Control
U.S. Supreme Court

Supreme Court Dodges Major Decision on Obamacare Birth Control

The court's action avoided a possible 4-4 split that would have affirmed the lower-court rulings.
Oracle Co-CEO Says it Did Not Buy Sun Micro to Sue Google
Copyright Infringement

Oracle Co-CEO Says it Did Not Buy Sun Micro to Sue Google

Safra Catz told jurors that the point of the acquisition was to protect its products that relied on Sun's software.