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  • California Franchise Law Increasingly Unsettled

    If you are either a franchisor or a franchisee in California, you can hardly be blamed for feeling disoriented. There is a lot going on, competing moves in different directions at different levels of government that may fundamentally redefine the franchisor/franchisee relationship. And this is just part of larger seismic changes in the nature of employment relationships.

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  • Common Defenses to a Breach of Contract Claim in Texas

    Common Defenses to a Breach of Contract Claim in Texas Leiza Dolghih Attorney, Godwin Lewis PC Being sued for a breach of contract can be unpleasant, but it is not the end of the world. Texas recognizes dozens of statutory and common law defenses to a breach of contract claim, one or more of which may be available to a party who is being accused of breaching an agreement.

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    • How to Shed the Liabilities in an Asset Sale

      So, you have decided to sell the business. Hopefully, you mean selling the business three to five years from now because that is the amount of time it may take to arrange the transaction in a way that benefits you most. Unless your small business is a C corporation or an S corporation, that also means an asset sale.
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    • Online Business Reviews Can Have Serious Consequences

      Boston business attorneys and First Amendment free speech advocates alike are closely watching the developments in the case of Dietz Development v. Perez, unfolding in the Virginia Supreme Court. At the center of the controversy is a business relationship gone sour, followed by a scathing review on a popular online platform.
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    • Must-Reads if You Are Thinking About Buying a Business

      If you are thinking about buying a business, you must have lots of questions. Of course, you should get some help with this process — from your banker, your attorney, your accountant, and possibly a business broker. But no one wants to sail into any of these conversations without a little background first, so here is our list (consider this a work in progress) of must-reads.
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    • Must-Reads if You Are Thinking About Buying a Business

      …If you are thinking about buying a business, you must have lots of questions. Of course, you should get some help with this process — from your banker, your attorney, your accountant, and possibly a business broker. But no one wants to sail into any of these conversations without a little background first, so here is our list (consider this a work…

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    • Product Liability 101 for Small Importers

      …Global sourcing has lots of exciting potential. The recent entry of Alibaba.com onto the global stage along with others such as the FITA Buy/Sell Exchange, Euro Pages and Global Sources seems to presage a new age of borderless commerce. However, on a bad day, that also looks like caveat emptor on steroids. Small business owners worry about…

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    • Arizona Drone Law Basics

      … where one city end and the next begins. One of the challenges that I expect will emerge related to drones is related to the fact that it’s not always easy to tell who is operating a particular drone. Unlike remote-control aircrafts, you don’t need line of sight to operate a drone. If someone violates the FAA rules or any law with a drone, it may…

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    • Common Defenses to a Breach of Contract Claim in Texas

      …Common Defenses to a Breach of Contract Claim in Texas Leiza Dolghih Attorney, Godwin Lewis PC Being sued for a breach of contract can be unpleasant, but it is not the end of the world. Texas recognizes dozens of statutory and common law defenses to a breach of contract claim, one or more of which may be available to a party who is being accused…

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    • Online Business Reviews Can Have Serious Consequences

      … customers, but rather competitors. The Brown Law Firm, LLC, has offices in Belmont and Boston. For a free and confidential consultation, call 617-489-0817 or contact us online. Additional Resources: $750K lawsuit over Yelp review will go to trial, Jan. 27, 2014, By Justin Jouvenal, The Washington Post Additional Resources: Boston Business Lawyers Talk Patent Troll Defense, Dec. 18, 2013, Boston Business Lawyer Blog…

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    • How to Shed the Liabilities in an Asset Sale

      …So, you have decided to sell the business. Hopefully, you mean selling the business three to five years from now because that is the amount of time it may take to arrange the transaction in a way that benefits you most. Unless your small business is a C corporation or an S corporation, that also means an asset sale. Why does it take so long…

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    • California Franchise Law Increasingly Unsettled

      … and employment law with respect to low wage workers. The ultimate suggestion is that enforcement action be targeted toward some areas in which franchising is common practice, such as the fast-food industry, hotel and motel operation, janitorial and home health care services. The Franchisor’s Best Resort Taken together, these are unsettling trends…

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    • China Ain’t Denmark. Get Over It.

      … ask, 'What do you mean, superpower?'" I thought of Fallows's article after speaking last week on China law before the county bar association. My talk had been mistakenly "advertised" as being about "doing business in Asia." Wanting to disabuse anyone of the notion that I would be providing insights into doing business in all of Asia, I began…

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