Feb. 7, 2016

Going Global for Smaller Businesses

Whether you want to sell goods or services overseas, or import some component of your product, it is important to understand the laws surrounding global trade. Below are just two areas; but, numerous other U.S. and foreign laws impact your business. So, it is vital that you work closely with an experienced team in the […]

Aug. 17, 2015

Recent Scams Reported by the Pennsylvania Department of State

The Pennsylvania Department of State has issued notices regarding two separate scams being circulated to Pennsylvania businesses. The most recent scam relates to post card solicitations being mailed from a phony company named the “Business Compliance Division.”

May. 8, 2015

Common Legal Mistakes Made by Start-ups and Entrepreneurs

Starting a new business can be both exciting and daunting. Here are five common legal pitfalls that all start-ups should seek to avoid.

Feb. 5, 2015

Nonprofits and a Potential Constitutional Amendment in PA

The Pennsylvania Senate Finance Committee held a public hearing on February 4 to discuss Senate Bill 4. SB 4 proposes a Constitutional amendment that would confirm the legislature’s control over deciding standards for which nonprofit organizations are exempt from property taxes. This legislation came about following the 2012 Pennsylvania Supreme Court decision denying property tax […]

Feb. 1, 2015

Do you need an NDA?

Undoubtedly, situations will arise in which you, as a business owner, may want to protect sensitive information that you are sharing with outside individuals, such as: prospective customers, vendors, contractors, or collaborators. A non-disclosure agreement (“NDA”) may help to protect your interests. An NDA is a legal contract between at least two parties that outlines […]