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Legal Q&A: August 26, 2013

August 26, 2013

  QUESTION My company usually hires fall interns who work without compensation. Does the law still allow this? ANSWER The…

The Weekly Scenario from Steve Shane – 8.26.13

August 26, 2013

Question:  Can a child legally emancipate from his parents before the age of 18? Answer: The answer is yes.  The typical…

Mergers and Acquisitions: The Anatomy of a Transaction from the Sell Side

August 23, 2013

In a merger or acquisition, there are two key players, the buyer (acquiring party) and the seller (party being acquired),…

Labor and Employment Law FAQs: Is it legal to access Employee Emails?

August 23, 2013

Do you monitor employee emails? Is it even legal to do so? When, if ever, is it permissible to access…

Friday Factoid – 8.23.13

August 23, 2013

FRIDAY FACTOIDS® is celebrating its first anniversary this week. FRIDAY FACTOIDS® is now registered with the United States Patent and…

Franchise Agreements, Protected Territories, and Franchise Law

August 22, 2013

As part of your franchise agreement, you may be granted an exclusive, protected territory. The purpose of “protected territories” is to…

Insurance Recovery during Hurricane or Super Storm Season

August 20, 2013

Hurricane Katrina and Superstorm Sandy were the two costliest hurricanes in United States history, accounting for a combined $173 billion in…

Compensation and Compliance Matters- 8/16/13

August 20, 2013

CFPB Institutes New Exam Procedures – August 16, 2013

Legal Q&A: August 19, 2013

August 19, 2013

  QUESTION What is an “EEO-1 Report” and does it apply to my company? ANSWER The EEO-1 Report is a…

Selecting a Trustee

August 19, 2013

Trusts are useful for many reasons, including investing assets, minimizing the impact of estate taxes, protecting an inheritance, benefiting charity…