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What Do I Need to Know Before Using a Drone in My Business?

Drones can be excellent tools for many businesses, they can be cost efficient and time saving ways to expand or enhance services a company can offer. Before using a drone for business purposes, it is important to be familiar with FAA regulations for drones. In general, businesses may lawfully operate drones under a 333 exemption […]

Trimming Expansion Plans Due to New Labor Laws

New labor laws are going to be going into effect and due to these new laws, many of the larger companies are considering trimming their expansion plans due to them. The changes might also mean that local franchisers might also be pulled from the books and turned into local labor areas, causing even more disputes […]

Women’s Business Law Winners Are Now Revealed

When it comes to being a reputable business woman, there is a lot that goes into getting to the top. There are currently awards that are provided to the women that have been known throughout the business world and have grown and made a name for themselves. They’re recognized and given awards every year. However, […]

What Exactly is the “Zombie Business” Law in Hempstead?

Anthony J. Santino, the Town Supervisor of Hempstead, announced the new proposed law that requires all of the lenders of business properties have to provide a deposit or security funding to the town of any and all of the vacant properties that are in need of upkeep. These commercial properties, since vacant, are known as […]

Determining Personal Property from Real Property in a Business

When you own a business you own everything, or do you? A large portion of business law has to do with property.  There are two types of property that business law deals with and they are personal and real. Although individuals can also have real property and personal property, business property is not much different […]

Buying an Already Established Business

Many people choose not to start up a new business, but to purchase one that is already up for sale in the area. Some may inherit or purchase a business from a close or distant relative, while others may choose to buy the structure of the business and change the entirety of it on the […]

Brantley versus Nissan North America: Defective Side Airbags

Sometimes we purchase something that just does not work right. It is the general hope that the defects will be caught by the supplying company before something bad happens, but unfortunately that is not always the case as is illustrated in the Brantley versus Nissan North America case. In this lawsuit, which is a class […]

The Real Cost Of A Business

Most people dream of having their own business.  They have visions of running the business on their own terms, working the hours that they want to.  They see themselves having perfect employees and making money hand over fist.  That’s a lovely picture and sometimes, if someone is prepared to go into business for themselves they […]

The Human Resource Department

One area of business law that many may not even think of as an area of law is a department most businesses have within their makeup.  It is the Human Resource Department.  This department, more than any other has to know and follow the laws of the business world.  Your Human Resource Department handles all […]

What It Takes To Be A Business Lawyer

When considering a career in law, business law may not be your first choice.  You may think you want to do something more exciting like criminal law or family law.  Business law can be just as rewarding.  To investigate what skills you need to be in business law, keep reading. Let’s first define “business”.  A […]

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