Tag: business

Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

DOL Withdraws Independent-Contractor Rule

May 5, 2021


The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) is officially withdrawing the prior administration’s independent-contractor rule, which would have made it easier for businesses to classify workers as independent contractors rather than employees. “The department believes that the rule is inconsistent with […]

Business Law & Regulations, Workplace Safety & Health

South Carolina Governor Signs COVID-19 Liability Immunity Act Into Law

May 5, 2021

Via: National Law Review

South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster has signed the “South Carolina COVID-19 Liability Immunity Act” into law, providing legal immunity to certain businesses that reasonably adhere to public health guidance in effect at the time an applicable COVID-19-related claim arises. Entities […]

Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

FCRA Background Check Compliance for Employers

April 29, 2021

Via: Business News Daily

The Fair Credit Reporting Act governs how employers execute, obtain, and manage consumer reports, including standard pre-employment and current employment-related background checks. This process not only protects personal data but also allows employers to fully assess whether a candidate is […]

Business Law & Regulations, Finance

Entity Trading Account Definition and Functions

April 7, 2021

Via: Investopedia

What Is an Entity Trading Account? An entity trading account is a dedicated account type belonging to a legal entity such as a corporation or limited partnership. There are certain advantages to entity trading accounts over individual trading accounts, such […]

Business Law & Regulations, Finance

IBC amendment seeks to provide prepack resolutions for MSMEs

April 6, 2021

Via: The Economic Times

NEW DELHI: The government has amended the Insolvency & Bankruptcy Code to provide for prepackaged resolution framework for micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) through promulgation of an ordinance. The alternative insolvency resolution framework is expected to bring about a […]

Know Your Rights

Is Online Defamation a Growing Risk for Law Firms?

March 17, 2021

Via: Lawyer Monthly

When a business or individual interacts with the firm at any point on their journey to becoming a client, most will want to discover more about the firm, its people and its reputation. Typically this will involve an online search, […]

Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

1 Year Into Pandemic, It’s Time To Rethink Law Firm Billing

March 12, 2021

Via: Law360

The past year has been one of uncertainty and change, leaving no person or business exempt from the new realities resulting from the global pandemic as well as social and political unrest. From significant financial pressures to a rapidly changing […]

Advertising & Marketing, Business Law & Regulations

5 Make-or-Break Shifts in Digital Marketing to Be Aware of This Year

March 11, 2021

Via: Entrepreneur

To say 2020 was a crazy year would be a giant understatement. So many small businesses and entrepreneurs struggled, and it was a tough time for many. Running a digital marketing agency gave me a front-row seat to the challenges, […]

Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

Estimated Tax Definition

February 26, 2021

Via: Investopedia

Estimated tax is a quarterly payment of taxes due based on the filer’s reported earned income for the period. Most of those required to pay taxes quarterly are small business owners, freelancers, and independent contractors, who do not have taxes […]

Business Law & Regulations, Financing your Business, Privacy

CPRA Series: Does the California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA) Apply to Your Business?

February 15, 2021

Via: National Law Review

When California voters approved Proposition 24, the California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA), on November 3, 2020, the result was to substantially amend the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) which became effective only 10 months earlier. We outlined the basic rules […]