BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP INFORMATION REPORTING CORPORATE TRANSPARENCY ACT SUMMARY One of the unique and often attractive features of a Limited Liability Company can be anonymity.  In most states, formation and registration of an LLC does not require disclosure of the owners or officers.  For various reasons, legitimate and not so legitimate, the owners of a business…

The Occupational Safety Health Administration (“OSHA”) and the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB”) recently joined forces through a new Memorandum of Understanding (“MOU”). Their goal, to further enhance collaboration between the two agencies during investigations and enforcement actions against employers. The move is expected to further blur the lines between the two agencies and the…

By: Robert G. Brody   When considering religious accommodation, employers have enjoyed great latitude with accepting or rejecting requested religious accommodations. This was thanks in large part to the Supreme Court’s 1977 ruling in Trans World Airlines, Inc. v. Hardison, which held an employer need only show it would bear more than a “de minimis” cost/effort…

Last week, the NLRB’s decision in Noah’s Ark Processors, LLC  (“Noah”) held that repeat offenders of the NLRA could be subject to extraordinary remedies.  The Board went on to detail when such remedies were appropriate, and outlined the types of actions violators could expect to be subject to if they have undertaken egregious misconduct or “have shown…

Program produced by XPX South Florida. This is XPX South Florida’s final installment of a six-part “Lunch and Learn” series where they explore the exit planning strategies to be employed by a middle market company from the attorney’s perspective. Featured are three seasoned attorneys from South Florida who describe the various obstacles they have overcome…

By Robert G. Brody and Luis A. Torres   The Biden Administration’s unbridled support of Labor continues.  National Labor Relations  Board (NLRB) General Counsel Jennifer Abruzzo, the NLRB’s chief prosecutor, released an advice memorandum on May 25, 2022, arguing that the Board has improperly been allowing employers to ban unions from accessing portions of their…

By Robert J. Brody and Luis A. Torres   California passed two laws that require diversity for certain corporate boards.  The first required diversity based on gender and the second for “underrepresented communities.”  The  effective date and required amount of representation varies based on board size.  In two separate actions, each law was found unconstitutional….

May 20, 2022 By Robert G. Brody and Luis A. Torres As of July 14, 2022, New York will be launching a statewide toll-free confidential hotline that will provide counsel and assistance to individuals with concerns about workplace sexual harassment. Employers will be required to include the hotline number in any sexual harassment postings and…

Join us on Wednesday, March 9 from 10-10:45am for the next edition of our Scaling Skills Speaker Series as Tracy Falagrady, Senior Personal Risk Advisor at USI Insurance Services, talks with us about “Risk Management 101: How NOT to Wind Up with Your Hindparts in a Sling.” Tracy is a former college basketball player who…

Brand counsel use many tools to help businesses protect their brands. The most common tool is registering a trademark with the US Patent and Trademark Office. This process seems simple but there is much that goes into the strategy behind filing the application and moving it towards registration. I thought it might be helpful to share information to…

Program produced by XPX Chicago. Mark Bennett is a trial attorney who defends business from various lawsuits and who works directly with business owners to mitigate legal liability, in order for their companies to grow safely and sustainably. Mark’s practice focuses on personal injury, transportation, supply chain, commercial law, and business development. His presentation will…

There are four basic components to brand protection: searching, registering, policing and enforcing. These four aspects each have their own challenges which create a series of risks and opportunities. If done well, the four components work together in a way that achieves the business objectives of the brand owner. The area of enforcement is critical if you…

This recorded webinar introduces ESOPs as an exit strategy for business owners contemplating a sale. Lavelle Law attorneys Steve Migala and David O’Leary describe the structure of an ESOP, when it makes sense for a corporation and its shareholders to consider an ESOP, its typical use cases, and an ESOP’s unique tax advantages for corporations…

Program produced by XPX Fairfield County and XPX Hartford. Fine Print: The Deal’s Not Done Until the Paperwork is Signed The LOI and Asset/Stock Purchase Agreement is a critical step in the M&A process. Negotiating these agreements takes experience and skills to properly protect the client. All of this must take place before the deal…

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At our February Cross-Chapter Power Networking session, we introduced a new format aptly named “Ask the Cross-Chapter Experts”. Our facilitator, XPX Nashville member, Lisa Kaufman, a sell-side M&A advisor to family-owned businesses called on 5 members (herself included) to present their “Current Client/Deal Challenge” to the group. Fellow members then became the “experts” providing input and possible resolutions for one of…

  In our last article about life after the sale we discussed identity. Even when business owners are comfortable with who they are, however, there is still the nuts and bolts issue of activity. A business owner spends 20, 30, or (not uncommonly with Boomers,) 40 years focused on running a business. Unless they’ve built a substantial…

Work from anywhere has been a necessity, an epithet, an obstacle, and an opportunity over the last 3 years. To paraphrase Aristotle’s axiom about Nature (“Horror Vacui”), business abhors a vacuum. Where one occurs, it is quickly filled. Work from anywhere started as a COVID-induced necessity. During the lockdowns of 2020-2021 (and longer in some…

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