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Biz Tek Today: Featuring Five Important Supreme Court Decisions For Business

biztek The Supreme Court isn’t usually at the forefront of one’s mind when thinking about the intersection of law and business. However, this past week with the Hobby Lobby decision, the Supreme Court was thrust into the “limelight”. Regardless of your feelings on the Hobby Lobby decision, the Supreme Court is the ultimate arbitrator of the land and, as such, sometimes makes decisions that impact business. Check out the article below on the 5 important Supreme Court decisions for business.

 Entrepreneurship

Richard Branson’s 5 Secrets to Starting a Successful Business Business Insider Richard Branson opened a small record shop called Virgin Records in 1970. He had dropped out of high school a few years prior…READ MORE Understand the Costs of Business Growth American Express Open Forum Companies of all types and sizes typically want to grow in one way or another-whether it’s in terms of revenues, profits, number or employees or customers…READ MORE Think Like a Navy SEAL: Training Lessons for Entrepreneurship Forbes.com A couple of weeks ago, fellow alumnus, Navy SEAL Commander and U.S Admiral Bill McRaven, delivered the commencement speech at our alma mater, the University of Texas, Austin….READ MORE The Supreme Court’s Five Most Important Decisions for Business Businessweek Business interests didn’t get everything they wanted in Supreme Court’s just-ended 2013-2014 term, illustrating that conservative majority doesn’t necessarily bring joy to parties with Inc. or Co. or Corp. after their names...READ MORE

Technology

How Companies Can Rebuild Trust After a Security Breach Forbes “It’s not a question of it you will be hacked, but when,” says cybersecurity expert Joe Adams. This is bad news for companies, not only because of security risks, but also because of data breaches….READ MORE This Site Shows Who is Hacking Whom Right Now- And the US is Getting Hammered Business Insider U.S.-based computer security firm Norse has released a real-time animated map that illustrates ongoing cyberattacks around the world…..READ MORE 4 Questions to Ask Before You Give a New App Access to Your Personal Data Yahoo Tech Here’s how most of us protect our own privacy when it comes to new mobil apps: We hear about an app somewhere, we see it has a rating above 3.5 stars, we install it and we tap through whatever permission requests it presents …READ MORE

Transactions

3 Questions to Ask Yourself Before You Sell Your Business  Inc.com Most business owners of privately held companies see mergers and acquisitions as a one way street. They seek M&A options only when they are ready to sell their company…READ MORE Buyout Prices Hit Crazy Highs in Merger Madness Crain’s Chicago Business There is a whiff of desperation in the frantic corporate dealmaking swirling around us these days…READ MORE Global M&A up 73% to $1.6 Trillion; Health, Media Top Investors.com Driven by the health care and media industries, 2014 has so far been the strongest year for mergers and acquisitions since the dawn of the financial crisis in 2007…READ MORE More Developers Turn to M&A for Survival, Growth The Nation Mergers and acquisitions are one means for small and medium-sized developers, both listed and non-listed, to survive and even grow at a time of intense competition from the major players in the sector  …READ MORE Mergers and Acquisitions- The 5 Biggest Deals of Q2 Investor Place Mergers and acquisitions continued to run at a red-hot pace in the second quarter with no sign of let up …READ MORE

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