Making the best possible arrangements for corporate succession

For many small and medium-sized businesses, corporate succession is not a simple matter by any means. Indeed, according to a study conducted by the German state-owned investment and development bank KfW, around 465,000 companies in this category are facing the prospect of going out of business by the end of 2025. The reasons behind these […]

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Responding to an Assessment of Withdrawal Liability from a Multiemployer Pension Plan

Nearly nine years ago, in 2014, Mark M. Trapp authored a Practical Law “Practice Note” titled “Responding to an Assessment of Withdrawal Liability from a Multiemployer Pension Plan.” Trapp is a Partner in Conn Maciel Carey’s Labor and Employment Practice Group. Practical Law, a division of West Publishing Corporation, is a well-known legal publishing company. […]

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A Global Guide for In-House Counsel: Doing business in a rapidly changing world

Employment – Transient Workers Are you seeing a shift in employee/ workforce expectations in your jurisdiction, when it comes to flexibility, length of contract, remote working, hours of work, etc? How can clients both reflect this and protect their business interests in employment contracts? In the US, and in California in particular, there has been […]

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Polygraph Tests: Use With Caution

If you suspect that an employee has committed an illegal act, don’t make plans to conduct a lie detector test unless there are special circumstances. The law in this area, and most prominently the Employee Polygraph Protection Act, makes it generally illegal to require or even request or suggest that an employee or a job […]

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 A Global Guide for In-House Counsel: Doing business in a rapidly changing world

Real Estate – Inflation How is the real estate market in your jurisdiction being affected by inflation? Florida is a large state with over 25 million residents, separated into very distinct economic environments: South Florida (Miami, Fort Lauderdale and Palm Beach); Tampa/West Coast; and the rest of the state. Though the populated markets in South […]

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Intellectual Property Webinar Series Thursday February 2nd at 12:30 pm

Brian Buss of CBIZ Forensic Consulting Group, the IR Global advisor for Business & Asset Valuations in California will be co-hosting a new webinar series focused on Intellectual Property. The series starts off with Part I: Calculating Economic Damages. During the webinar, they will take your through the tools, techniques and pitfall for the analysis […]

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Health Care Pricing

Wednesday, February 8, 2023 • 12 p.m. CT The issues surrounding establishing fees and offering discounts confounds much of the health care marketplace. Do you have to charge everyone the same? Can you offer same-day cash discounts? What are the implications of offering a 30 percent discount to self-pay patients? Can you offer discounts to […]

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 A Global Guide for In-House Counsel: Doing business in a rapidly changing world

Real Estate – Inflation How is the real estate market in your jurisdiction being affected by inflation? Developers and real estate investors had to deal with substantial supply chain problems in the aftermath of the global pandemic that not only delayed the realisation of residential building projects, but also led to massively increased costs. The […]

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New signature does not make a will that has been revoked valid again

A will that has been validly revoked does not become valid again just because the testator provides a new signature as part of their last will and testament. That was the verdict of Munich’s Higher Regional Court, the Oberlandesgericht (OLG) München. A will enables the testator to appoint heirs that may differ from those under […]

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Associated company rules changing the 1st April

Small company owners should by now be aware of the corporation tax changes taking effect from 1 April 2023, but with the associated company rules changing at the same time, don’t be caught off guard. From 1 April 2023, there will be two rates of corporation tax: Where profits are between £50,000 and £250,000, marginal […]

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A Global Guide for In-House Counsel: Doing business in a rapidly changing world

Employment – Transient Workers Are you seeing a shift in employee/workforce expectations in your jurisdiction, when it comes to flexibility, length of contract, remote working, hours of work, etc? How can clients both reflect this and protect their business interests in employment contracts? Yes, we do see that shift, especially in regard to workplace flexibility […]

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