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This finance expert explains the Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) legislation and how it impacts both public and private companies as well as boards of directors. This author shows the upside and downside of SOX compliance and asserts private companies aiming to grow (and go public) should take steps to become SOX-compliant early on.
If you are considering using leased workers for your company, this article provides a detailed overview of the legal issues relevant to the employer, including IRS regulations and litigation.
Basic guidelines that can help determine if and when an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) is right for your company.
A profile and a video tell the story of how entrepreneurship mentoring organizations have been a large factor in Peter Thomas' success, and how he in turn generously gives back his time and financial support.
The decision to terminate an employee can be both emotional and frustrating. If not handled properly, it can also result in expensive litigation. These days, wrongful termination lawsuits are not idle threats. According to a recent study conducted by Jury Verdict Research, recently fired executives who sued are winning often and winning big.
Getting certified in advance for a federally backed business loan can speed up the loan process, as well as allowing you to "shop" a number of lenders rather than just one. This article provides links to helpful resources to get the pre-qualification process under way.
Local, state and federal governmental entities regulate the way in which all enterprises operate. This guide outlines many of the requirements of business startup and expansion, including licensure, taxation, business permits, and legal status.
Passionate about her business and experienced in number-crunching, entrepreneur Carol Frank nonetheless neglected to patent her product and to insist on a signed contract from her supplier. Next thing she knew, a competitor was copying her design. In the litigation that followed, the U.S. Customs and Frank's insurance company turned out to be surprisingly helpful.
Application forms for Finance, Insurance, and Investment
Know the advantages and disadvantages of different arrangements for doing business overseas, and the major legal issues arising from each, before you go global. Then, make sure everyone involved complies with your standards for behavior and performance.
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