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Business Law & Regulations, Finance

Cryptocurrency & How It’s Impacting Small Businesses

October 9, 2017

Via: Fit Small Business

Cryptocurrency is a digital currency or asset that relies on encryption technology to transfer value over the Internet. Cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin operate independently of a banking system and can be used in many countries as a store or exchange of […]


Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

California lawmakers approve bill requiring presidential candidates to release tax returns

October 6, 2017

Via: ABA Journal

Presidential candidates who want to appear on the California ballot would have to release their tax returns if a bill passed earlier this month is signed into law. Senate Bill 149 passed on Sept. 15 despite questions about its constitutionality, […]


Know Your Rights

Minnesota top court finds part of disorderly conduct law unconstitutional

October 6, 2017

Via: Jurist

The Minnesota Supreme Court overruled part of a state disorderly conduct statute on Wednesday, saying that it violated the First Amendment because it is “overbroad.” Minnesota Statues 609.72, subd. 1(2) makes it a crime for a person to disrupt a […]


Business Law & Regulations, Workplace Safety & Health

Should Your Law Firm Have a More Creative Office Space?

October 5, 2017

Via: FindLaw

Should you have a more creative office space? Well, duh, because the ’90s want their furniture back. Unless you’ve got more retro-shtick than the Dude, his Dudeness, or Duder, it’s time for an upgrade. This is not an entirely subjective […]


Business Law & Regulations, Privacy

Keep Your Business Fraud-Free With These 3 Steps

October 5, 2017

Via: Entrepreneur

Much to the chagrin of honest entrepreneurs and consumers, fraud and identity theft have been booming as of late. A study by Javelin Strategy & Research indicates fraud incidents rose by 16 percent in 2016, with losses increasing by about $700 million […]


Advertising & Marketing, Business Law & Regulations

California files lawsuit to challenge DACA rescission

September 18, 2017

Via: Jurist

California filed a lawsuit on Monday against the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS), alleging the rescission of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program is unconstitutional. The complaint alleges that DACA’s rescission violates the Fifth Amendment’s Due Process […]


Advertising & Marketing, Business Law & Regulations

SMS Marketing – What It Is, How It Works, & Costs

September 18, 2017

Via: Fit Small Business

SMS marketing is a type of marketing that reaches your customers through text messages. It primarily uses permission-based texts as a means of spreading promotional content. This is done through a web-based program which lets you send mass text messages […]


Know Your Rights

Can You Be Fired for Having Your Period at Work?

September 13, 2017

Via: FindLaw

‘Every woman dreads getting period symptoms when they’re not expecting them,’ said Alisha Coleman, but I never thought I could be fired for it.’ It’s not a legal question often asked, but Coleman should know better than most. She was […]


Know Your Rights

Federal appeals court rules Wyoming data-trespassing law subject to First Amendment

September 11, 2017

Via: Jurist

The US Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit ruled Thursday that Wyoming Statute § 6-3-414(c) and Wyoming Statute 40-27-101(c) are subject to First Amendment protections of free speech. The statutes, referred to as data-trespassing laws, define the crime of “civil trespass to access […]


Advertising & Marketing, Business Law & Regulations

What’s the Most Important Thing to Focus on When Building Your Business?

September 11, 2017

Via: Entrepreneur

Their advice? Place an emphasis on the people around you. Co-founder Sarah Michelle Gellar advises that you should surround yourself with people who are smarter than you, while co-founder Greg Fleishman explains how it’s important to make sure you allow […]