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Category Archives: Corporate Law

FinCEN Issues Final Rule for Corporate Transparency

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On September 29, 2022, the U.S. Treasury Department’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) issued a rule requiring most corporations, limited liability companies, and other entities created in or registered to do business in the United States to report personal identifying information about their company owners to FinCEN. Companies in existence before January 1, 2024 will […]

COVID and Force Majeure


Before the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, your business ran without a hitch. Supplies came in a timely manner. Employees came to work per usual. Contracts were performed and completed by the due date. Then, the world changed. Suppliers ran out of inventory and either filled orders late, or not at all. Similar problems arose […]

CLASSIFIED: Protecting Your Corporate Trade Secrets

Over the past year, the widespread prevalence of the coronavirus disease has changed life for many. Moreover, COVID-19 has affected the way that many businesses must operate, and in response, many employees are finding themselves working remotely on a regular basis. Companies need to ensure that their confidentiality practices are enforced in a remote setting […]

Doing Your Homework: The Importance of Due Diligence

Are you are considering purchasing an existing company by acquiring the stock, membership or partnership interests of the current owners, or the company’s assets? Unlike buying a car, you typically cannot test drive a business before you buy it. But much like buying a car, the purchase cannot be returned, and the payment refunded merely […]

Top 15 Things to Consider When Selling Your Business

Selling a business is one of the most important financial decisions in a business owner’s lifetime. Given many baby boomers’ desire to retire and sell their businesses, as well as the current low interest rates making buyers’ access to financing relatively inexpensive, now may be the ideal time for business owners to sell and “get […]

Business Interruption Insurance: Do You Know Your Options?

Tremendous losses are being suffered by businesses during this COVID-19 pandemic. Many businesses have already begun to file Business Interruption Insurance (BII) claims with their commercial insurance carriers, and some have even filed lawsuits against carriers denying coverage. Moreover, some states have introduced pro-business legislation intended to override policy exclusions for communicable diseases and mandate […]

Be Prepared For Additional COVID-19 Funding

Good news for small business owners affected by the pandemic: a new federal aid bill passed in the Senate yesterday that would replenish funds for the Small Business Association’s coronavirus economic relief programs. This new stimulus deal is expected to provide $310 billion for the depleted Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans as well as an […]