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The Complete Guide to the Probate Process

Probate is a process used by courts to settle the affairs of a deceased person. This legal process ensures that the estate fills its obligations and that its assets are distributed fairly according to the law. When there is no will, then the courts will decide an equal division between all eligible beneficiaries. Once this […]

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5 Legal Steps to Take Before Opening a Retail Store

A retail outlet is one of the easiest businesses to open, whether it’s a physical store or an eCommerce site. As such, many people dream of running their own store and becoming a successful business owner, whether locally, nationally or on a global scale. With so much help and guidance available through Internet articles and […]

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How to Value a Business During a Divorce

In the unhappy circumstances of a divorce, things can get even more complex if there is a joint business involved. Learn more about the ins and outs of how to value a business during divorce proceedings. Given that 90% of all small businesses in the US are family-owned, it’s not hard to imagine that lots […]

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9 Basic Website Design Tips Every Lawyer Needs to Implement

Do you need basic website design ideas for your law practice? Your website is an important piece of your legal firm’s marketing machine. It can serve as a brochure and as a hub for all of your online marketing activities. A visit to your website is also likely to be the first interaction that people […]

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5 Effective Law Firm Marketing Tips to Know About

There are over 47,000 active U.S. law firms. Many people assume that law firms will always be in demand and never lack clients. However, this statistic does not include independent attorneys and private legal practices. In the scope of the entire legal industry, law firms have to constantly identify means of staying competitive to ensure […]

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5 Ways To Reduce Your Business Legal Costs

Businesses required legal assistance throughout the life of the company. From organizing a legal entity to defending a contract, lawyers can keep businesses running smoothly. Business owners need to pay attention to where legal advice is needed most. If you are only consulting a lawyer when there is a legal issue, you could be missing […]

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How a business can manage international assets

Businesses of all sizes and sectors can have many different types of international assets. This can be both an opportunity and a risk, and smart financial and asset management can help you to make the most of the former while mitigating the latter. There are several classes of international assets that you might carry. If […]

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Your Company Needs a Businsess Attorney, Here’s Why

Not many are aware of this, but in the United States, 99.9% of all businesses fall under the Small Business category. That translates to about 29.6 million organizations in total! Furthermore, these businesses have in employ 57.9 million people. That makes up about 47.8% of the entire employed population. All these go to show how […]

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Copyright 101: A Simple Guide For Business Websites

“Certainly the interest in asserting copyright is a justified one.” – Johannes Rau What is copyright? Well, in short, it’s a legal right created by the law of a country, which allows an author or creator of an original work exclusive rights to freely use and distribute it. Fortunately, or unfortunately (depending on your perception), […]

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Understanding the GDPR for business

Understanding & Complying with GDPR for Businesses

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) mandates that businesses need to deal with client’s personal data in a constitutional manner. All of the client’s personal data needs to be completely secure at all times. Additionally the company must transparently inform the client exactly what information about the client is being secured. The terms and conditions […]

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Sarbanes Oxley Whistleblower Protections Put Teeth in Employees’ Protection

The Sarbanes Oxley Whistleblower protections were put in place following the spectacular crash of Enron, which vaporized retirement savings and added millions to unemployment lines. When Congress enacted the Sarbanes Oxley Act (SOX), they incorporated a robust clause meant to include a ‘corporate code of silence’. Congress gave whistleblowers an early warning system to stop […]

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The Importance Of An Honest Description

When websites like eBay first launched, the internet became rife with stories about people buying things and getting something else instead. Broken goods, mislabeled items, and loads of other scam-like offerings have been produced over the years, and times have certainly changed. Nowadays, buyers have much greater protection than they used to, and operations like […]

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GDPR, Data Protection & Marketing Opt-In

The whole business industry is buzzing with news of the new GDPR rules that are set to come into place by the 25th of May 2018. These new rules are set to have a big impact on businesses across all industries – never before has there been a time when businesses have been more motivated […]

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How To Do Business In Singapore

Many entrepreneurs today find Singapore to be the ideal place to do business. This is mainly because Singapore has a ready market for most products, and because one can avoid double taxation in Singapore. This has been made possible thanks to the Avoidance of Double Taxation Agreements signed by the state several years back.   This […]

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The GDPR: What On Earth Is It And Do You Need To Be Worried?

If you are the owner of a business or just curious about data security and the protection of your personal data, you might have stumbled across the term GDPR. Business owners definitely need to be aware of what this is and why it’s important. But even if you don’t own a business, the GDPR could […]

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