El año 2022 terminó con una noticia muy importante para los pequeños negocios de Nueva York! La Autoridad de Bebidas Alcohólicas del Estado de Nueva York (SLA, por sus siglas en inglés) publicó una regulación final que limitará el monto de la llamada "split case fee"...
Small Business Update – Cash App Transactions Must Be Reported Starting 2023
To facilitate transactions, small businesses use mobile apps like Venmo, Paypal, and Cash Apps. These payments as many others involving the exchange of goods or services, are reported to the IRS in Form 1099-K. In the past, mobile apps used to send 1099-K forms to...
End of the Year Business Checklist
While the last few weeks of the year are some of the busiest, it is also a great time to quickly review some of the legal aspects of your business. An end-of-the-year review is important to ensure you are ready for the new year, and, more importantly, make sure your business is protected.
Material de orientación empresarial
Crear una empresa con una base sólida es todo un reto. Por eso hemos preparado estas guías, para darle las herramientas que necesita para navegar por la formación de un negocio sólido. Cuando esté preparado, llámenos para empezar. Qué tener en cuenta antes de hacer negocios con...
Commercial Litigation – The Use of “Efforts” Clauses
Commercial litigation involves the understanding of different concepts. In that case of breach of contract controversies, understanding the language of the contract is critical for the outcome of the case. The ideal is that a contract is crystal clear so that both...
What to Consider before Doing Business with Someone …
Starting a new business is exciting, but you shouldn’t rush into this decision. If you’re considering taking on a business partner, here are some issues to consider, especially if you start executing without putting things in writing. The risk, most of the time, is to...
How Endorsement Agreements Work?
Celebrity influencer agreements are a special breed of product endorsement contracts. Watch as attorney Giselle Ayala tears down Shaq’s agreement with Papa John’s, in which the famous basketball player-turned-pizza-guru agrees that the company can use his image to create unique advertising content. There’s a lot to learn about how contracts can protect influencers and make big companies happy with their endorsement deals, so let’s tear it down!
How can I protect the name of my business?
Overall, when looking to protect the business name that acts as a symbol of your company, its reputation, and the goodwill that you have built, it is crucial to take several approaches to the matter, one strategy alone may not be enough.
Trademarks & Copyright for Photographers
Whether you photograph weddings, capture senior portraits, or shoot products, understanding key concepts like intellectual property, copyright, and trademarks is an essential part of succeeding as a working photographer.
How can study in the US with an F-1 Visa?
The F-1 student visa is a non-immigrant visa that allows foreigners international students to enter the US to study in certain qualified educational institutions certified by the Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP).
Marcas y derechos de autor para fotógrafos
Whether you photograph weddings, capture senior portraits, or shoot products, understanding key concepts like intellectual property, copyright, and trademarks are an essential part of succeeding as a working photographer.
Considerations to form your business or non-for profit
Considerations to form your business or non-for-profit. When starting a business venture you need to consider a number of variables, such as the cost of starting up and plans for the future. Let’s take a look of what to consider from the business perspective.
Self-Dealing Transactions under the Business Judgement Rule (for owners and managers)
Understanding the duty of loyalty and what it means in “real life” is important for the owners of a business or venture, whether they are managers or not. In fact, even in the presence of limited liability, fiduciaries (like directors, managers, partners, etc.) may face personal liability if they breach their duty of loyalty.
Purchasing equipment – Key considerations for the buyer
All agreements should be in writing to provide security for the parties and to serve as evidence of their intentions at the time the deal was closed.
Small businesses struggles require a re-examination of New York City’s Regulations
Since the beginning of the pandemic, more than 1000 news businesses have emerged. Those who lost their jobs or their stores took the crisis as an opportunity to start a new venture.
The five things you want to consider before signing a Non-disclosure Agreement
https://youtu.be/5eSxVM90Me0 1. The parties 2. The kind of information to be protected 3. The obligations of the Receiving Party 4. The Term 5. Whether the NDA is an independent agreement or part of a bigger transaction.
You are not partners anymore. What happens with your IP now?
At the of a business relationship, everyone wants to take his part of the deal and walkway. From the start to the end of a business relationship it is important to put things in writing so that each party knows its rights and responsibilities. The document describing...
Are the terms and conditions of my website always enforceable?
Every time you think about the use of a website for any purpose, keep in mind that once you publish your website you establish a relationship with the public. That public, which may not be as knowledgeable as you about the purpose, features, limitations, and content...
How many managers or directors do I need for my business?
The Board of a Company is the Basis of Good Governance. When a new business is formed, entrepreneurs ask attorneys: "how many directors should I have?". Others may also ask: "since this is a single-owner company do I need directors or managers?". The reality is that...
Your Business Needs an EIN
After a business is established, whether it is a corporation, a limited liability company, a sole-proprietorship, etc., it is necessary to take additional steps to hire employees and be in full compliance with the law. To hire employees, a business needs an Employer...