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 […]
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.”
Starting a new business can be both exciting and daunting. Here are five common legal pitfalls that all start-ups should seek to avoid.
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 […]
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 […]
A familiar circumstance in consumer bankruptcies is that a borrower becomes delinquent on an automobile loan and fails to address the situation – until the automobile is repossessed. The consumer then seeks bankruptcy representation, and then seeks (usually through counsel) the return of the vehicle. Lenders struggle with the facts that the loan is in […]
Co-Managing Shareholder, Joseph A. Bubba is profiled in a special feature of Lehigh Valley Business, discussing why the law firm is in a position to grow in the new decade. The section featured 20 business leaders and asked them to provide insights into the new year (and decade) by answering a single question. Mr. Bubba […]
Colin J. Keefe, Chair of the firm’s Mergers & Acquisitions Group, was recently profiled by the Lehigh Valley Economic Development Corporation for their Made Possible campaign. This campaign is an attempt to showcase the stories of real people in the Lehigh Valley who found success as a result of the diverse economic climate of the […]