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Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

How To Qualify For The Home-Office Tax Deduction

April 9, 2021

Via: Investopedia

The technological revolution has given rise to the personal computer, the internet, email, file sharing and video conferencing. Put all these together and you have the makings of a home office. This is a place where you can do all […]


Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

There’s No Knowledge Management Without Document Management

April 9, 2021

Via: Lawyer Monthly

Knowledge management (KM) is experiencing a revival from the early 2000s when there was significant hype around the function. With remote workforces and hybrid work environments set to become commonplace in the post-COVID era, already we are seeing law firms, […]


Know Your Rights

New PBS documentary shows how one man’s legacy changed the trajectory of American race relations

April 8, 2021

Via: ABA Journal

Individuals and companies reach out to me regularly regarding their new law-related TV projects. Recently, I received an email regarding the new PBS documentary The Blinding of Isaac Woodard, which first aired March 30. I was sent a link to […]


Know Your Rights

Court Says Texas Law Prohibits Sexual-Orientation Discrimination

April 8, 2021

Via: SHRM

In Tarrant County College District v. Sims, No. 05-20-00351 (March 10, 2021), the Court of Appeals for the Fifth District of Texas held that “claim[s] of discrimination based on sexual orientation may be brought under the Texas Commission on Human […]


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 […]


Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

G-20 to Seek Agreement on Global Minimum Tax Rate by Mid-2021

April 7, 2021

Via: The Wall Street Journal

Finance ministers from the Group of 20 leading economies Wednesday said they hope to agree on a minimum tax rate for company profits by the middle of this year as part of a wider overhaul of the way international businesses […]


Business Law & Regulations, Privacy

Comprehensive Data Privacy Law Brings Big Changes to Virginia, but Excludes Employee Personal Data

April 7, 2021

Via: National Law Review

Virginia has joined California as the second state to enact a comprehensive data privacy law. On March 2, 2021, Virginia Governor Ralph Northam signed the Virginia Consumer Data Protection Act (VCDPA) into law. The VCDPA does not go into effect […]


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 […]


Business Law & Regulations, Privacy

Google’s use of Java code was fair use, SCOTUS rules in Oracle copyright battle

April 5, 2021

Via: ABA Journal

Google did not violate copyright law when it copied a portion of Java programming language for use in its Android platform for smartphones, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled Monday in a 6-2 decision. Justice Stephen G. Breyer wrote the majority […]


Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

Nike, HP and Other Large Corporations Got Away With Not Paying Any Federal Taxes on Their 2020 Profits

April 5, 2021

Via: Entrepreneur

As many as 55 of the U.S.’ largest corporations did not pay any federal taxes on their 2020 profits, according to the Institute on Tax and Economic Policy (ITEP). The companies, which include Con Edison, Dish Network, FedEx, HP, Nike […]