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Injunctive Relief Explained

Injunctive relief is a technical term that means you have asked someone to stop doing something. Often, the egregious activity is something that causes you financial harm. Injunctive relief may sound very technical and complex, but it’s actually quite common. In fact, you’re probably very familiar with injunctive relief, you just don’t recognize it by that term. Here’s our explanation of injunctive relief and some Read More

4 Elements to Include in a Service Agreement

For a service provider, there are risks associated with beginning a new client relationship. If you take payment upfront, the client may demand more work than should be included in the price. If you wait to be paid after the work is provided, the client may refuse to pay. Owners of service businesses should notice this and realize that a Service Agreement can establish your rights and responsibilities extremely Read More

Do You Need a Privacy Policy for Your Website?

The short answer to this question is yes. Everyone with a website needs a privacy policy. No matter what kind of business you are, you need a privacy policy. Even if you don’t sell any items on your website, you still need it. In this blog, we explain why. [1] It’s the Law There are privacy laws around the world that state that if you collect information on your visitors, you must notify them that you are doing Read More

Common Legal Mistakes to Avoid in Nonprofit Management

Even though nonprofit organizations do wonderful work for communities, they are not exempt from legal requirements.[1] Just like all businesses, nonprofits have to follow strict rules that govern how they operate and act. There are questions that an attorney can answer, like “What does ‘non-profit’ mean?” “How do you start a nonprofit?” or “What rules do nonprofits have to follow?” It is important to ask these Read More

How to Enforce Your Rights – Florida Real Estate Commission

Commercial Leases are covered by the Florida Statute Commercial Real Estate Sales Commission Lien Act 475.01 Part IV If you found a location for a commercial tenant or a tenant for a landlord, or if they renewed on a location you previously found them, you can enforce your right to the commission. A “Broker” is broadly defined, by Florida Statute Section 475.01: “Broker” means a person who, for another, and for a Read More

Best Tools and Techniques for Employee Security Awareness Training

Phishing simulation training? Audits? Incentivizing training? We talked to 18 infosec leaders and asked them what the best tools and techniques for employee security awareness training are. From cyber hygiene best practices to avoiding phishing attacks and social engineering attacks, the dangers of file sharing and cloud storage services, and more, there's a lot for employees to be aware of when it comes to Read More

Winding Up: 5 Steps to Close a Business in Florida

A viable business earns at least three times its costs, and is not tied to a high-performing individual. If a business stops producing enough revenue to make it worthwhile to continue, an owner has no choice but to close. Much like forming a new corporate entity, closing, or "winding up" has specific requirements to ensure that the ownership will not be responsible for the business's obligations. Here are five steps Read More

5 Benefits of Performing a Company Audit

An annual legal audit of your company might not be on the top of your to-do list, but it should be. They are an important protective measure to ensure that your business runs smoothly. Here are the top five benefits of performing a legal company audit. Confirm that your entity is correctly and legally established. When you legally audit your company, one of the first areas you should examine is your corporate Read More

Are You in Compliance? 6 Reasons Why It Matters

With all of the rules and regulations established by local, state and federal government, it can be a challenge for a business to remain compliant with the law. Regulations are constantly changing, so it can be difficult to stay up-to-date on how you are supposed to operate. Even if you are well aware of the rules that apply to your business, you have to make sure that your vendors and staff are following proper Read More

4 Consequences of Picking the Wrong Business Entity

What could go wrong? One of the first important decisions you will make when forming a new business is which business entity is right for you. With so many choices, it can be a challenge to understand which form of entity is right for you. In their enthusiasm for the new business, some business owners may rush to decision without spending the time researching their options. Making the wrong decision can impact Read More