Some issues on the minds of lawmakers could affect your business.
With the midterm elections over, we can now sit back and evaluate – at least with a bit more clarity – what 2019 will hold for employers. Employers will need to pay attention to several issues that are likely to be addressed at both the federal and state levels. (more…)
Chris Brown is part startup attorney and part entrepreneur.
His firm, Venture Legal, works with various small businesses and startup companies in the Kansas City metro area. To say that Brown values the technology would be an understatement—rather, he sees it as a lifeline in which his firm operates. (more…)
Lawyers spend their careers helping clients grow businesses and navigate hurdles along the way. Some firms are so focused on clients that they don’t always stop to strategize their own business future.
That’s why it caught some by surprise this fall when two heavy hitters — Rouse Frets Gentile Rhodes LLC and White Goss PC — decided to stop competing against one another. They joined forces instead to expand their local, state and national reach. (more…)
According to the National Association of Women Business Owners, these entrepreneurs pay more than $264 billion in wages to more than 8 million employees, and their companies contribute more than $1.4 trillion in sales to the U.S. economy. (more…)
During its recent session, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a decision that many businesses applaud.
The case Epic Systems Corp. v. Lewis dealt with the enforceability of certain arbitration agreements in federal court. The Court, in a 5-4 decision, held that under the Federal Arbitration Act, agreements providing for individualized arbitration proceedings are enforceable. (more…)
Entrepreneurs have only so much time and energy. Most of it is dedicated to doing whatever it takes to get their nascent ventures off the ground, including developing their products or services, pursuing capital and developing sales channels.(more…)
The excitement you experience when you form a new LLC can be exhilarating, but it also can be overwhelming. To help you maintain control, here are seven things you should consider doing after forming your LLC.(more…)