Family business owners to approach the process objectively will waste less money and energy on an intrafamily lawsuit.
JEFFREY JAHNS - Seyfarth Shaw LLP
RICHARD DEMAREST YANT - Krasnow Saunders Kaplan & Beninati LLP
When a strong family business leader dies, there is some turmoil as the family and company regroup. But if there is no succession plan, the upheaval could cripple the business and devastate the family. Here's what to do if planning has been permanently put on the back burner.
Your company, like all others, has a very valuable collection of information which, if it were known to your competitors, would be devastating. Yet, protecting this information is extremely difficult and often not done as carefully as possible.
Railroads and Rail Related Credits.
Presented by: Richard Demarest Yant ~ Krasnow Saunders Kaplan & Beninati LLP and John R. Herrmann ~ Bank of America
While business owners must permit the disabled to enter their establishments with a service animal, the care and well-being of the service animal remain the responsibility of the owner. To the extent that the service animal causes any damage or disturbance on the premises, the business owner is within its rights to ask the animal’s handler to remove it from the premises.
Lawsuits involve emotional and financial costs - but they're a viable option if the balance of power is untenable. An attorney explains how the system works.
In the 10 years since the enactment of the Americans with Disabilities Act ("ADA"), retailers across the country have tried to ensure that their existing and newly constructed stores comply with the ADA and its "building code," the ADA Accessibility Guidelines ("ADAAG"). Yet, the flood of ADA litigation continues, even with respect to stores constructed since the enactment of the ADA.
Conflicts often arise over issues of liquidity and minority owners’ power. This article explores minority owners’ options after talking has failed to resolve that conflict. It discusses legal strategies that can facilitate reaching an agreement on those issues. It also addresses types of agreements between family shareholders designed to avoid this conflict.
Clearly communicating your needs and expectations to your lawyer means you receive better advice and, usually, better value. Eight simple rules will help you redefine your relationship to achieve more valuable advice.
Your retail business has just begun to take off, accelerated by the appearance of your new e-commerce site. Your customers have taken to the ease and convenience of purchasing your products online, and during the holiday season you had record online sales.
"E-tailers," Are Your web sites accessible? Consider some design accomodations.
If you are like many other office tenants you have probably wondered on more than one occasion about your obligations under the Americans With Disabilities Act ("ADA"). You may have encountered one or more of the following circumstances.