Business Law

Learn the basics on how to make sure your business meets all legal requirements. Get guidance on contracts, business licenses, and more.

What Information Must Be Put Into Corporate Bylaws?

Bylaws describe the way your corporation will be organized and operated, and they're required in most states.

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Why You Need a Business License

Most companies must be licensed to do business and, depending on the industry and your location, you may need to obtain business licenses at the…

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Insuring Your Business: 5 Questions and Answers About Business Insurance

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

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Taking Your Company Public

Taking a company public can be a complicated process, and many options should be weighed carefully. However, there are advantages to going public,…

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Do Small Businesses Need NDAs?

In the course of doing business, it's inevitable that you'll have to share this confidential information with employees, colleagues, investors, etc.…

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Employee vs. Independent Contractor: What Employers Need to Know

As an employer, it is crucial that you understand the distinctions between an independent contractor and an employee so that you can be sure you are…

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Paternity Leave: Options for Dads-To-Be

Are you a working dad looking to take paternity leave? Did you know that dads can look to three main areas for help: federal law, state law, and his…

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Why Do I Need a Registered Agent?

Corporations, LLCs, and other business entities need a registered agent. In fact, in many cases, it's required by law.

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Partnerships: Pros and Cons

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The Problem with Partnerships

Are you thinking of forming a business venture, but don't know where to begin? Forming a company can be confusing - do you go at it alone as a sole…

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