As most franchise business owners know the economy has improved significantly over the past four years but commercial lending levels have yet to rebound fully to pre-2007 levels.
Several employment-related bills were signed into law by Gov. Jerry Brown, all of which provide additional protections for employees.
A lot has been written about AB 22 the new California law about consumer credit reports.
Connecticut employers should be aware of a new law that may impact their hiring and promotion practices.
On July 13, 2011, Connecticut Governor Dannell P. Malloy signed S.B. 361, which bans almost all employers from requiring applicants or employees to submit to a credit check
On June 26, 2011, clothing retailer Deb Shops, Inc. ("Deb") and its related entities filed petitions for bankruptcy in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware.
In this article, we continue summarizing recent government guidanceannouncements with respect to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 (Affordable Care Act).
In a 56 page opinion published June 9, 2011, Judge Walsh ruled that a method of operating in which all of the credits and debits between two companies were netted out allows this same method to be used in calculating a set-off defense in preference litigation.
The Connecticut legislature recently passed a bill (which the Governor encouraged and promised to sign) which will ban discrimination on the basis of gender identity or expression in employment, public accommodation, housing, credit, and other areas, and would apply to any public or private employer that employs three or more people
Several years ago a new tax avoidance (or “abusive” as the Service might phrase it) technique was identified by the Large and Mid-Size Business (LMSB) Division of the IRS in a field directive (LMSB-04-0208-003)(3192008) on the subject of foreign tax credit (FTC) generators.