1. When Do You Need a Business Lawyer?

    There are many worries that come with owning your own business. Whether it is placing orders to restock your inventory, handling your employees, or another one of the many responsibilities that plague entrepreneurs, there is also the added burden of having to know whether or not you need to hire a b…Read More

  2. Power of Attorney – What is it and Is it Enough?

    Power of attorney (POA) is a document that grants a specific person, called an agent, the authority to make important decisions on behalf of another person, called the principal. There are many different kinds of power of attorney. The scope of the authority the principal grants to the agent can be …Read More

  3. Drone Use in Business: What’s Likely and Legal?

    In June, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) released its operational rules for the commercial use of drones, also known as unmanned aircraft (UAS). These rules provide clarity for businesses who may be contemplating the use of drones for commercial purposes. Perhaps the most well-publicized i…Read More

  4. Trade Secret Law Reform: The Basics

    Many businesses maintain an industry advantage through control and utilization of trade secrets. Be it a formula, a design, or a process, trade secrets can provide advantages over the competition. Not surprisingly, trade secret misappropriation is a serious concern for many businesses. Until recentl…Read More

  5. What is the Difference Between a Copyright and Trademark?

    No doubt you've heard of Copyrights and Trademarks. You see copyrights in books, on the web, and throughout different media. You've also seen trademarks and you may be wondering how those relate to intellectual property and why you aren't seeing a copyright instead. Copyrights and Trademarks are use…Read More

  6. What Kind of Business Should You Choose?

    When people think of businesses, chances are they think of either corporations or sole proprietorships. But there are many different types of companies and company structures available for the business owner. What type depends a lot on what may make the most sense for you.  Let's look at what's ava…Read More

  7. New Laws in New York for 2016 that Affect Businesses

    With every new year comes new laws that go into effect in New York. Some of these laws will affect businesses, so it's important to know what laws affect you. Here is a rundown of things you can expect in 2016. Death and Taxes We all know that we can rely on death and taxes, but the tax side is chan…Read More

  8. NYC’s New Commuter Benefits Law

    As of January 1, 2016, covered employers in New York City are required to offer commuter benefits to certain full-time employees. Commuter benefits enable employees to purchase eligible transit on a pre-tax basis. This pre-tax deduction benefits both employers and employees by reducing taxes to be p…Read More

  9. A New Way to Raise Money Under Regulation Crowdfunding!

    On October 30, 2015, the US Securities and Exchange Commission approved rules to allow companies to use crowdfunding to offer and sell securities. This is what is called regulation crowdfunding, and it has certain rules in place that allow investors and companies to benefit under the law. What is Re…Read More