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Laws have cracked down on corporate-owned life insurance (COLI) policies in recent years, but that doesn’t mean companies are no longer profiting from the deaths of employees. A recent report found one-fifth of all life insurance sold is COLI policies. Is your boss trying to collect on your death? And is it legal? more...

- - Corporate Lawsuits

Prepare for the worst with business insurance. It's an important way to protect your business against accidents, lawsuits, liability, and more. more...

- - Running Your Business

Every business should have a registered agent—in many cases it's required by law. So what does a registered agent do and why do you need one? more...

- - Corporate Law

Congratulations on creating your corporation or LLC. You've taken the bold first step to running your own business. But before you hang your sign, build your website or officially open your doors to the public, check out some useful next steps that will ensure your business launches smoothly and save you headaches down the road. more...

- - Starting Your Business

The most important decision an entrepreneur can make is how to form his or her company. If a business owner has a partner or partners, frequently the most obvious choice is to form a partnership. But, like everything, partnerships come with their own pros and cons. In fact, forming a partnership should be based on what is best for the company, not simply because there is more than one person involved in the business. more...

- - Corporate Law

Starting a new venture is an exciting event - in fact, it can be so exciting that sometimes people forget to consider some basic legal steps when forming their business. Here are some tips to consider so you can avoid some basic legal mistakes. more...

- - Starting Your Business

If you've recently filed for incorporation or to create a limited liability corporation (LLC), congratulations on taking a great first step toward establishing credibility with customers. But you're not done yet. There are many more items to check off the list. To help you get started, here are some tips: more...

- - Starting Your Business

When you're caught up in the excitement of starting a new business, the last thing you want to think about are all the little details. But, licenses and permits are mandatory. Here are a few tips on how to begin. more...

- - Starting Your Business

One of the biggest issues a small business owner must face is if and when to incorporate or create an LLC. Here is a breakdown of the advantages and disadvantages to help you evaluate which may be right for you. more...

- - Corporate Law

Is it a violation of your civil rights for a business to refuse to serve you because of the way you look, the way you smell, or the way you act? The answer is . . . it depends. more...

- - Equal Rights