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Tech Startup – Who Owns the Source Code

Tech Startup – Who Owns the Source Code

Who Really Owns the Source Code in a Tech Startup Source Code can be one of the most valuable assets for new tech startups - sometimes, the source code is the only asset. Understanding who owns the source code is critical for founders, developers and investors. Informal setup can mean problems for determining who owns the source code Technology (and other) startup businesses often operate on a read more...

3 Things To Do Now BEFORE Starting a Business

3 Things To Do Now BEFORE Starting a Business

Starting New Business Considerations Whether you are a first time entrepreneur, thinking about becoming an entrepreneur or even if you are a seasoned business owner with many successful starts under your belt, there are some things that every new business owner should consider before launching a new business venture. (1) New Business Owners Should Protect Assets Before Launch Are you thinking about starting a business? read more...

Legal Issues with Blockchain

Legal Issues with Blockchain

Legal Issues with Blockchain Emergence of blockchain, cryptocurrency and related decentralized technologies will challenge current legal and regulatory systems. The success of Bitcoin has prompted widespread interest in FinTech developments including blockchain platforms, decentralized open ledgers, self-executing smart contract, decentralized autonomous organizations, and other related technologies and concepts that promise to be one step ahead of existing legal structures. Blockchain 101 For a good introduction read more...

Can a Business Stop Customers From Posting Negative Reviews?

Can a Business Stop Customers From Posting Negative Reviews?

Negative Reviews: Can they be stopped? Negative Reviews are a common problem for online businesses. Instead of contacting the business, today’s disgruntled customer is more likely to post a negative review on Yelp, flame a Facebook page or tweet their dissatisfaction. Social media and online review sites have given consumers an immediate outlet and ready audience to express their opinions.  Frustrated businesses who would prefer read more...

Employment Practices Audit

Employment Practices Audit

An Employment Practices Audit is an important tool to evaluate legal compliance, with local, state and federal laws and regulations and can help improve company morale, improve efficiency, and lower costs. Oftentimes employers can be out of compliance with various employment laws and regulations but not know it. See here as an example. If potential violations are caught early with an Employment Practices Audit, the read more...