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Saturday Side Hustle: Starting the Pickle Business

January 24, 2020

Since last week, I found an interesting and relatively recent article here on starting a pickle business. The first nugget…

The Weekly Scenario: Cold Feet with Signing an Advance Medical Directive

January 24, 2020

Question: My mother is supposed to sign her advance medical directive next week.  We have both read it but now my mother is getting cold feet about signing it.  What is the alternative to signing the advance medical directive?

Expanding Your Business To The U.S.: Should You Form A U.S. Legal Entity?

January 23, 2020

In my practice as a corporate lawyer in New York, I represent many European and other foreign companies and entrepreneurs…

Friday Factoid Quiz: Pseudonyms and Stage Names

January 23, 2020

January 8th, 2020 would have been the 73rd birthday for David Bowie. The singer and songwriter was born as David Robert Jones, but he adopted a new public name to avoid confusion with the established celebrity musician David Jones, a/k/a Davy Jones of The Monkees. Many authors, musicians, and actors adopt new names to distinguish themselves from others, preserve their anonymity and/or use names that are perceived to possess greater brand strength. To honor David Bowie and his creative spirit, test your knowledge of these well-recognized pseudonyms and fictitious stage names:

CEOminutes: Britt Tegeler – President of Tegeler Construction & Supply

January 22, 2020

Leaving the competitive sports world and jumping into the construction industry was a massive change for Britt Tegeler, President of…

Why January Is Known As Divorce Month

January 22, 2020

Goodbye, 2019. Hello, 2020. It’s a new year—a time to shed old habits, leave behind sources of unhappiness, and embrace…

Are Your Employees Entitled to Overtime Under The New Wage and Hour Rules?

January 21, 2020

Effective January 1, 2020, the overtime (OT) exemption salary threshold was increased by the U.S. Department of Labor from $455…

D.C. Property Management Minute: Why offer a tenant a Good Behavior Agreement?

January 21, 2020

When it comes to property management, the District of Columbia has a unique set of laws. Join Billy each week as he gives you advice on dealing with a common property management problem in D.C. and how to quickly solve it.

Read & Share: The Interconnected World of Voice Acting

January 20, 2020

What makes a voice actor successful in their role? Their ability to tell stories and to manipulate the inflection in their voice, which in turn forms a connection with their audience. Voice actors have no choice but to abandon body language, which all actors alike, rely on to tell a story. Voice acting is no walk in the park, and that is why you find yourself recognizing the voice of one character in a show with the voice of another character in a different movie. Fivesquid has created this infographic detailing just how in-demand voice actors are. Any surprises?

U.S. Supreme Court United in The Case of Intel v. Sulyma

January 20, 2020

Despite the broad spectrum of constitutional interpretation among its justices, the United States Supreme Court appeared to be united –…