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Prevent data loss in five easy steps

Prevent data loss in five easy steps We’re now living in the data economy, so you can’t afford to neglect the possibilities of employee actions causing data leakage. Sometimes this…


Business Succession Plan

              So You Want to Pass the Business to the Kids… 1. START EARLIER THAN YOU THINK. Every business and family situation is different….


DOT rule makes the following significant changes

Kristina Dietrick, PHR, SHRM-CP If you are an employer who is required to comply with DOT regulations or HHS Mandatory Guidelines for Federal Workplace Drug Testing Programs, please be aware…


A Deeper Look at Franchise Business

By KATHY WEBBER and JEREMY GRABER | Attorney The business of franchising in the United States has been around since the 1800s when a druggist named John S. Pemberton concocted…


Planning with the end in mind

By Jeremy Graber, Partner Foulston Siefkin LLP What would happen to your business if you were unexpectedly gone tomorrow? Consider the following all-too-common scenario: Jack and Jill own and operate their…


Q. What is an elder law attorney?

By Emily Donaldson, CELA, Attorney Stevens & Brand LLP When I tell people I am an elder law attorney, I often receive a quizzical expression in return, followed by the…


What Are The Benefits Of A Legally Strong Trademark?

You know that you need a trademark for your business — but did you know that not all trademarks are created (or defended) equally? When you submit an application to…