Key points to consider in advising a client considering an employment agreement.
During the economic downturn, it has become commonplace for putative class action lawsuits to be filed under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (“ERISA”) on the heels of federal securities cases against publicly traded companies and the directors and officers at their helm.
Malpractice waiting to happen
There is a great deal of regulation in everything we do and in every business we start. Consider the fact that in one day in June 2009, the Illinois State legislature passed 800 new bills (this is not a misprint; it is 800).
Mergers and acquisitions
In a general practice setting, a discussion of Mergers & Acquisitions will focus primarily on acquisitions, since statutory mergers are, in this context, used primarily to change entity, change domicile, or otherwise change the nature of the entity, rather than to acquire other companies.
An overview of common succession issues that arise when advising small businesses.