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June 2018 Archives

What to take into account when considering selling your business

With the economy in good shape, many owners of established businesses may be looking to sell. Especially when a business is profitable, there may be a real opportunity to sell at a satisfying price.

Walmart sues to stop former executive from taking job at Amazon

Many organizations require some or all of their employees to sign noncompete or nondisclosure agreements as a condition of employment. How are such agreements enforced? Often, the injured organization goes to court in pursuit of an injunction barring the offending employee from breaching the agreement.

A few legal considerations new businesses should know about

When you are starting a new business, there are a number of rights and obligations to consider. These depend in part on which business entity you choose to operate, such as a corporation, partnership or limited liability company. They also depend on the type of business you plan to operate and where. Your new business may require permits, proper zoning, a particular license and/or a surety bond. Without these, your business could operate unlawfully and be subject to fines or other enforcement efforts.

What the Supreme Court’s arbitration ruling means for employers

Last week, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a ruling that is one of the most important in recent history for employers and workers. The court heard three consolidated cases regarding employee contracts and mandated individual arbitration for wage and hour disputes. It ruled 5 to 4 that employees may not collectively arbitrate labor issues if they have signed contracts that mandate individual arbitration.

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