Your Business Instincts May Not Work Against Regulations

{2:25 minutes to read} New regulations enacted to increase the standard of living of lower paid workers may stimulate the economy in the long-term, but in the short-term employers are feeling the effect of the added expense. Combined with...

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New York Passes “Stop Sexual Harassment in NYC Act.” Is Your Business Compliant?

{2:25 minutes to read} Both the State and City of New York have not done a lot to update their definition of sexual harassment. What they have done is enact new laws that require companies, as well as government...

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Can Your Website Expose You to Liability?

{2:15 minutes to read} Having an online presence, including a user-friendly and ecommerce-ready website, is imperative if you have a product you wish to sell. An ecommerce-ready website can provide: An awareness of products and services that you offer...

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You’re About to Sign a Contract, Have You Reviewed the Fine Print?

{1:35 minutes to read} Several of my more savvy clients have heeded my warning and have come to me recently to review agreements before making important decisions. These clients want to know the key contract terms and the ramifications...

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Think Before Delving into a Side Business

{2 minutes to read} In addition to their core businesses, many entrepreneurs delve into side ventures. The reasons for doing so vary as much as the individuals themselves and include: A means of supplementing one’s income; Boredom, after...

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Business Owners! Compliance with Laws & Regulations has Become a Full-Time Job

{1: 40 minutes to read}  With so many new laws and regulations being enacted in recent months and years, it is not unusual for business owners to be unaware of or overlook those that have been in effect for...

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Protect Your Rights by Staying on Top of Important Business Deadlines

Owners of small businesses face many deadlines in the course of running their businesses. These deadlines may relate to regulatory compliance, contracts or litigation. It seems that new regulations are being passed every month.  In New York, for instance, the...

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Do it Right From the Start: Business Agreements Among Co-Owners

{2 minutes to read} If you co-own a business or are considering entering a business partnership, have you drawn up a shareholders’ agreement or operating agreement? Oftentimes, partners are so excited and optimistic about building their business that they...

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