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Register Your Small Business as an LLC or Corporation?

Choosing between an LLC and a corporation can be a tough decision, especially if you don’t fully understand your choices. Every business owner’s situation and goals for their company are different, which means that what works for someone else might not work for you. Instead, if you are considering starting an LLC, you need to […]

Liability For Hacking Conducted with a Business’s Computer Network

Can Employers Be Held Liable? Hacking: Definition and Types Hacking is broadly defined as the act of breaking into a computer system. Hacking isn’t always a crime as “ethical hacking” occurs when a hacker is legally permitted to exploit security networks to check for vulnerabilities. In other words, when a hacker has the appropriate consent […]

How to Deal with Intellectual Property Theft

What is Intellectual Property? Your intellectual property is your intangible asset, i.e. the fruits of your creativity, ideas, and intelligence. It could be a personal recipe, methodology, brand name, logo, slogan, design, or any private content. There are several ways in which your intellectual property can be managed and protected. Besides the obvious things like […]

Importance of Good Terms and Conditions for your Business’s Website

Terms and Conditions (T&Cs) are a legally binding contract between your business and your website’s users This contract sets out the rules and guidelines for using your services and/or website and doing business with you. This article highlights important aspects of a Terms and Conditions agreement and why you should have one. Limiting Your Liability […]

Make Sure You Don’t Get Burned By That Contract

Contracts are at the center of most legitimate business actions or transactions that you undertake. Contracts have replaced the firm handshake of the 20th century and can provide damning evidence in a court of law. Today, contracts can be verbal, written or both, and can often be legally binding in certain circumstances. When creating a […]

8 Tips for Protecting Your Business Assets

The beginnings of any new company are full of headaches and worries. The main concern generally revolves around generating revenue so you can pay off any debt and start to accrue a profit. Underneath that are the other headaches of licenses and official documents, certain legalities, contracts, hiring and firing employees, marketing your products and […]

Business Litigation: Are You Making These Common Mistakes?

Business litigation is an expensive, complicated and, sadly, at times unavoidable undertaking. It is very common that companies sometimes have to face unexpected legal disputes such as defending themselves in lawsuits by employees or contractors, negotiate contracts disagreements or have to protect or enforce their intellectual property rights. When so much time and money is at […]

Hiring A Trustworthy Lawyer For Your Small Business

Just like accountants, builders and plumbers, lawyers do not always inspire trust from a lot of people. Fortunately, similar to those services offered by these professionals, hiring an attorney can often be a necessity for anyone who currently is, or plans to successfully walk through the minefield that is the business world. Whether it is […]