Small Business

  • Buy-Sell Agreements and Getting Out of Business

    … compliance hurdles and responsibilities that smaller businesses are typically exempt from.) This sounds all well and good for the company, but what about the individual owners? How does it help them, you ask? Well, they often protect minority shareholders as well by giving the business the option (or sometimes the obligation) to buy the shares back…

    Stephen Hoffman/ Hoffman Law Office, P.C.- 11 readers -
  • Pensions and Stock and Bonuses, Oh My!: Employee Benefits

    … to the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA). Other statutes, including the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) also come into play, but to a lesser degree. Because these laws are difficult to understand on their own (let alone when combined), employee…

    Stephen Hoffman/ Hoffman Law Office, P.C.- 30 readers -
  • The Benefits of Copyright Registration for Small Businesses

    …No matter what line of work you’re in, you’ve probably heard a few things about copyright protection and infringement. From the (in)famous Napster case to the DMCA takedown notices cropping up on YouTube, copyright law shows up more and more in our daily lives. As a small business owner, you should be especially concerned with protecting your…

    Stephen Hoffman/ Hoffman Law Office, P.C.- 32 readers -