Small Business Crowdfunding

A new trend for raising capital is a talking point for small business owners. Small business owners express tremendous interest in using crowdfunding platforms to raise capital by selling shares in the business or by selling debt securities like a note or bond. What is driving all of this interest?…

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Time To Consult A Lawyer – Part 2

Last week, I wrote about an old Fram® Oil Filter television commercial—the one where the auto mechanic says at the end that he doesn’t care; you can pay him now (for a new oil filter) or pay him later (to replace the car’s engine). I promised to provide you with…

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Time To Consult A Lawyer

In 1972, Fram® Oil Filters began to air a TV commercial that featured an automobile mechanic in greasy overalls, wiping his hands on an oily rag while standing in front of an older car with the hood open. The mechanic, pointing to the engine compartment of the car says, “You…

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Understanding Agreements

By Paul Brytus, Esquire Written contracts are a good idea.  A well-crafted, written document can memorialize the terms of the agreement and serve as a good reference to determine what your rights and obligations are.  In some cases, a written contract is required.  But the lead up to a contract…

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COMPREHENSIVE IMMIGRATION REFORM

The whole world is watching the United States Congress to see what type of new comprehensive immigration law emerges. In the interim, let’s take a look at recent change to the law, which may not amount to comprehensive reform, but it is worth noting.   Rule Changes – Federal Register Notification Immigrants…

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