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24 Aug 2010, 3:28 pm by Raymond McKenzie
Click this link to view an excellent powerpoint presentation discussing the application process for Maryland Minority Business Enterprise status as found on the Maryland Transit Administration website: http://mta.maryland.gov/business/advertisingwithmta/MBE%20Certification%20Power%20Point%20Presentation.pdf Please contact me if you need assistance with your MBE certification. [read post]
7 Dec 2011, 2:33 pm by John A. Weber IV, ESQ.
Recently, there have been a number of clients who have had questions about purchasing a business.  There seems to be a few misconceptions regarding the types of agreements and the resulting tax consequences for each.  The first thing that should be stated is that the agreement being used will depend largely on the size of [...] [read post]
28 Jul 2010, 9:28 am by Raymond McKenzie
Start-up companies many times do not know the extent of their legal and other needs after forming a business. The drafting and filing of Articles of Incorporation or Articles of Organization are just the beginning of your company’s service needs. I recommend that each new business owner immediately reach out to establish relationships with the myriad of services providers your business needs, now and in the future. Such service providers include many of the following: - a corporate law… [read post]
17 Jul 2012, 2:28 pm by Randy Fisher
Last Friday, we discussed how technological advance has powered a revolution in small business. A smartphone and a solid business name are all you really need to get started, notwithstanding how irritating it can be to type on the former … Continue reading ? [read post]
24 Aug 2010, 9:09 am by Raymond McKenzie
Many of my woman-owned business clients want information dealing with the certification process in order for their businesses to get certified in Maryland as a woman-owned business. If you are a woman-owned business and you want to do business with Montgomery County or the state of Maryland, check out the following link from the Montgomery County Department of Economic Development website which contains a ton of useful information: http://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/dedtmpl.asp?url=/content/ded/… [read post]
21 Jun 2012, 7:56 pm by John A. Weber IV, ESQ.
How are small businesses transferred? Small businesses are mainly transferred in two ways. Buyers can either acquire a company’s stock, or acquire its assets. In asset transfers, buyers simply purchase all or most of a business’ assets. In some cases the buyer will be able to continue the business essentially as it was before. In [...] [read post]
1 Jul 2011, 9:16 am by Arieh M. Flemenbaum
For a comprehensive listing of business technology events around the Chicago area by date and group, see TechVenue.com‘s “Chicago Calendar of Business Technology Events” – click the link or go to: http://calendars.techvenue.com/cgi-bin/techvenue.pl?CalendarName=USMidwest&Op=ShowIt&Amount=Month&NavType=Both&Type=Block&Date=2011%2F7%2F1 ___________________________________________________________ Griffith & Jacobson, LLC – We know business – Chicago’s Business Lawyers. Filed under:… [read post]
1 Aug 2011, 9:13 am by Arieh M. Flemenbaum
For a comprehensive listing of business technology events around the Chicago area by date and group, see TechVenue.com‘s “Chicago Calendar of Business Technology Events” – click the link or go to: http://calendars.techvenue.com/cgi-bin/techvenue.pl?CalendarName=USMidwest&Op=ShowIt&Amount=Month&NavType=Both&Type=Block&Date=2011%2F8%2F1 ___________________________________________________________ Griffith & Jacobson, LLC – We know business – Chicago’s Business Lawyers. Filed under:… [read post]
4 Jun 2012, 8:23 am by admin
Whether you are the sole member of a small limited liability company or the president of an international corporation, the chances are that you will eventually need the assistance of a seasoned business litigation attorney. The Raleigh business litigation law firm of Maginnis Law represents dozens of local, national, and international business, including companies involved [...] [read post]
6 Aug 2013, 11:09 pm by admin
Business owners in North Carolina generally have some awareness of the importance in observing corporate formalities in order to avoid being subjected to individual liability for any debts or liabilities of the company.  A failure to exercise corporate formalities or to keep the business separate can subject the owner of the business to a “piercing [...] [read post]
19 Nov 2012, 8:05 am by admin
The False Claims Act (31 USC 3729, et seq) is an important federal law that creates civil liability for those that defraud the government.  A company or individual that submits a false claim for payment to the government can become subject to liability of up to three (3) times any actual damages.  Civil penalties of [...] [read post]
11 Aug 2011, 11:16 am by Norma Duenas
If you own a business and need to file for Chapter 7  bankruptcy, you have probably thought about how this will affect your business. If you are running a business as a sole proprietor, partnership or have a corporation, then it is very important that you discuss your business operations and assets with a competent [...] [read post]
2 Sep 2010, 8:58 am by Arieh M. Flemenbaum
Chicago Business bLAWg contributor and attorney with the law firm of Griffith & Jacobson, LLC, Arieh M. Flemenbaum, has several legal guides and has answered several questions from business owners on http://www.avvo.com/attorneys/60603-il-arieh-flemenbaum-1102412.html: Arieh’s legal Guides on Avvo.com: Read my legal guides at Avvo.com/ Arieh M. Flemenbaum has also answered many questions and issues posed by business owners.  Below is a link to the questions and Arieh’s answers: Get my answers… [read post]
21 May 2013, 6:59 am by admin
For business owners who have elected to terminate an employee, and that employee files for unemployment, there is often some concern about the impact on their business if unemployment benefits are charged to the company account with the Division of Employment Security (formerly the Employment Security Commission).  If you have received an appeal from the [...] [read post]
15 Jan 2013, 2:28 pm by admin
Business clients often come to the firm seeking to enforce non-compete provisions or non-solicitation provisions located in employment contracts or employee handbooks.  However, many of our small business clients are unaware of the implications associated with an ex-employee bringing proprietary trade secrets to a competitor after leaving the company. Businesses who have hired an employee [...] [read post]
10 Jul 2011, 2:36 pm by Arieh M. Flemenbaum
With the economy still sputtering, your business needs to take advantage of the resources available to them. SCORE (http://www.score.org) offers useful, free resources, business counseling and business tools to small businesses. One of SCORE’s great resources is its lists of “Top 5 Business Tips.” My pick for this week is SCORE’s 5 Tips on How to be Sure You’re Adequately Insured – check it out… [read post]
10 Jun 2011, 2:36 pm by Arieh M. Flemenbaum
With the economy still sputtering, your business needs to take advantage of the resources available to them. SCORE (http://www.score.org) offers useful, free resources, business counseling and business tools to small businesses. One of SCORE’s great resources is its lists of “Top 5 Business Tips.” My pick for this week is SCORE’s 5 Tips on Insurance for Small Business – check it out at: http://www.score.org/resources/5-tips-insurance-small-business. SCORE is a partner with the… [read post]
17 Jun 2011, 2:36 pm by Arieh M. Flemenbaum
With the economy still sputtering, your business needs to take advantage of the resources available to them. SCORE (http://www.score.org) offers useful, free resources, business counseling and business tools to small businesses. One of SCORE’s great resources is its lists of “Top 5 Business Tips.” My pick for this week is SCORE’s 5 Tips for Technology Planning for your business – check it out at: http://www.score.org/resources/5-tips-technology-planning. SCORE is a partner with… [read post]
27 May 2011, 2:36 pm by Arieh M. Flemenbaum
With the economy still sputtering, your business needs to take advantage of the resources available to them. SCORE (http://www.score.org) offers useful, free resources, business counseling and business tools to small businesses. One of SCORE’s great resources is its lists of “Top 5 Business Tips.” My pick for this week is SCORE’s 5 Tips for Developing Policies for Your Business – check it out at: http://www.score.org/resources/5-tips-developing-policies-your-business. SCORE is a… [read post]