Why Intellectual Property Is So Valuable To Businesses

Businesses measure value in a myriad of different ways. Client retention, return on investment (ROI), and sales can all be deemed valuable to business owners. Different facets of intellectual property provide incredible value to companies in many different ways. Understanding just how valuable intellectual property is and what it means in the age of COVID-19 […]


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How COVID-19 Can Impact Directors and Officers Liability Insurance

The new coronavirus or COVID-19 has impacted businesses large and small, as well as the personal and financial lives of millions. Now, with so many aspects of our daily lives up in the air, insurance underwriters predict an oncoming wave of changes to director and officer (D&O) liability coverage will follow. Understanding Directors and Officers […]


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Kate Spade Accused of Breaching Fiduciary Duty in New Lawsuit

Fiduciary obligations are crucial aspects of certain business relationships. These duties involve a relationship between two parties that obligates one to act in the best interest of the other. When the fiduciary breaks or breaches this obligation to the beneficiary, it can hurt their reputation and have potential legal repercussions. Such is the case for […]


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Navigating Fraud and Cybersecurity Concerns While Working From Home

Since the new coronavirus or COVID-19 outbreak, many people across the country and around the world have had to adapt to working remotely from their homes. While this allows employees to continue their ongoing projects and tasks from the safety of their own living spaces, fraud and cybersecurity concerns have mounted as fraudsters find themselves […]


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Why Businesses Can Benefit from Alternative Dispute Resolution

With different projects, teams, management styles, and other factors at play, disputes in the workplace are bound to happen—even when working from home. Alternative dispute resolution or ADR can help to resolve these conflicts, potentially without the need for court appearances. There are many different ways both small businesses and large corporations can benefit from […]


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Local Houston Restaurants Suffer Coronavirus Impact

Over the years, local restaurants have remained staples of communities across the country. Houston, for instance, is known for its wide variety of local fare, with a whopping 10,000 restaurants that represent nearly 70 countries and American regions. While restaurants across the nation have long been a source of comfort for patrons, the novel coronavirus […]


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Popular Meat Alternative ‘Beyond Meat’ Breaches Investor Contract

Meat alternatives have become increasingly popular among consumers in the last several years. One of the most popular brands is Beyond Meat, which sells plant-based foods and meat alternatives. It sells its products to various customers in the retail and foodservice channels through brokers and distributors in the U.S. and internationally. The brand works with […]


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FTC Considering Crackdown on Non-Compete Agreements

Antitrust laws help regulate the conduct of businesses in order to promote fair market competition for the benefit of consumers. Recently, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced it was considering a rule limiting businesses from pushing their employees to sign non-compete agreements preventing them from working at rival companies. Upon hiring, workers are sometimes […]


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Airbnb Sues Miami Real Estate Developer For Breach of Contract

Home sharing company Airbnb is a resource many use for lodging while traveling in place of hotel or bed and breakfast accommodations. While the service has been quite popular, Airbnb recently sued a company in which it invested for breach of contract. Airbnb entrusted a Miami real estate developer to open the company’s first branded […]


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TD Ameritrade & Charles Schwab Merger Raises Antitrust Concerns

When a merger of two companies happens, assets are often consolidated in order to combine the two entities. While mergers and acquisitions occur quite frequently, they have the potential to create serious antitrust issues. Recently, TD Ameritrade and Charles Schwab announced plans to merge the two entities, raising antitrust concerns among many. Investment company Charles […]


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