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Impacts of the American Rescue Plan Act for Businesses Using Peer-to-Peer Payment Platforms

USA - June 21 2022 Peer-to-peer (P2P) payment platforms, such as Venmo, PayPal, and Cash App, have become indispensable tools for both businesses and consumers…

Changing Landscape of State Privacy Laws

USA - June 14 2022 State-level momentum to enact data privacy laws is at an all-time high as the internet and new Technologies continue to raise privacy questions…

NLRB Issues Memorandum Restricting Captive Audience and Other Mandatory Meetings

USA - June 7 2022 For decades, the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB”) permitted employers to hold mandatory employee meetings during paid time wherein company…

Surnames as Trademarks: Tips for Family Businesses

USA - May 23 2022 Choosing the right name is important when starting a business because the business name plays an important role in brand growth and perception. For…

No So Fast! IRS Releases Proposed Clawback Regulations

USA - May 18 2022 The IRS recently released proposed clawback regulations on the treatment of gifts that are complete at the time of transfer but are potentially…

President Biden's Call to Action: Protect Your Business Against Cyberattacks

USA - May 10 2022 The Biden-Harris Administration has repeatedly raised concerns about potential cyberattacks against the United States since economic sanctions were…

Dispute Resolution Methods: Using a Mediator

USA - April 26 2022 In family businesses, where many decisions are intermingled with emotions, conflicts are inevitable. However, conflicts do not have to lead to…

California's SB 113 May Offer Valuable Tax Planning Opportunities for Family Businesses

USA - March 28 2022 On February 9, 2022, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed Senate Bill 113 (SB 113) into law. SB 113 makes various changes to California's tax law…

Best Practices for Tracking and Storing COVID-19 Vaccination Status of Employees

USA - March 22 2022 Verifying employees' COVID-19 vaccination status raises unique confidentiality and privacy concerns for employers. Documentation regarding an…

Dispute Resolution Methods: Uses of Alternative Dispute Resolution

Global, USA - March 8 2022 Family businesses are full of dynamics that are not present in other business types. While there are many benefits to the familial relationships…