if you ever wondered if Non-disclosure, Non-circumvention and Non-competition agreements (or restrictive clauses in agreements) are the same, or what the difference between the three is, this is the article for you.
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Trademarks are words, slogans, logos, designs, shapes, sounds and other elements that businesses use to indicate the source of their particular products or services. Companies like Apple, Coca-Cola and Disney own hundreds—or even thousands—of trademarks, and they use these intellectual property a Read More
As a business owner, it is important to know how to write and read contracts. Most likely, you will run into contract situations often, whether it be with clients, vendors, tenants, landlords or other business partnerships.

Basically, a contract is a legally binding agreement between two or mor Read More
Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) aims to protect the rights of workers in each state by providing them with just compensation. This way, workers would not be overworked and underpaid as they will be properly compensated for their hours of work. However, there are some who are not covered by this law Read More
Sole proprietorships are so easy to establish that you may already own one without realizing it -- all the more reason for getting set up properly so that you can make more money, minimize taxes, and avoid potential problems. Read More
Whatever you call it -- Internet law, cyberlaw, New Media law, or anything else -- it is an integral part of e-commerce and any digital marketing, and there is actually a number of excellent cyber law attorneys and resources which you may follow on Twitter to keep up with the latest news and develo Read More
We have become accustomed to corporate executives, politicians, TV networks, advertisers and sales people bending the truth. And, they all accuse the competition of lying. So, who is telling the truth? Read full article to find out how you can tell. Read More
Forewarn would-be employees about your background checks, verify résumé facts, check references—and provide a way to report unethical behavior anonymously. Read More
The essence of ethics can be boiled down to corporate responsibility or “doing what is right.” And, although most small businesses are privately held and therefore not subject to laws designed to govern business ethics like SOX, they are none the less affected by the public's growing lack of faith Read More
The LexisNexis Corporate & Securities Law Community is seeking nominations for the top business law blogs and has begun with a list of 25 of their own selections (including one of our affiliated sites Small Business Trends. Hooray!) Members of the LexisNexis Community are invited to make their own Read More

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