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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Breach of Contract and Force Majeure in the Age of COVID-19

Day in and day out, businesses across the nation rely on contracts for many different things, including partnerships and employment. Unfortunately, however, many companies have been grappling with how to handle these contracts due to the novel coronavirus or COVID-19, which has effectively disrupted business operations around the world. In particular, many businesses are wondering […]


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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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Netflix Requests for Dismissal of ‘Choose Your Own Adventure’ Trademark Amid Lawsuit

Intellectual property laws aim to help businesses and creators protect their work from being misappropriated. Trademarks, copyrights, and patents can all be used in different ways to accomplish this. With trademarks, however, in certain cases it can be difficult to achieve this sort of protection when trying to protect a widely used phrase or word. […]


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Understanding Liens in Commercial Real Estate

When dealing with commercial real estate, the use of liens can be fairly common. Liens can impact the ability of a business to start from the ground up or continue to grow and expand. Understanding how different types of liens can affect businesses is incredibly important when leasing or purchasing a commercial property. What is […]


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What To Include in a Business Partnership Agreement

The day-to-day aspects of business operations can involve lots of moving parts and the potential for partnerships. The way a business partnership functions can vary depending on a variety of factors. Because of this, every partnership should have a formal partnership agreement in place to ensure all possible scenarios that could affect the business are […]


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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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