International Arbitration in South Florida

By Kendall Coffey International arbitration is a process for resolving business disputes involving foreign companies and it has a fascinating potential for South Florida and its Russian American community. Similar in some ways to litigation in a court room, arbitration cases are disputes decided by privately appointed arbitrators not judges, and use streamlined procedures to …

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How to Peacefully and Legally End a Business Partnership

Ending a business partnership can be incredibly difficult, especially if you started a business with a friend or family member. During such a trying and emotional time, it is especially important to ensure that you are crossing your Ts and dotting you Is. How to End Your Business Partnership Dissolving a business partnership is governed …

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Finding the Best Cheap/Free Legal Advice For Your Business

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If you’re a small business owner and you have one simple legal question, going to a lawyer and paying for a consultation might seem a bit like overkill. For those in such a situation, there are many online resources that provide very cheap (or sometimes completely free!) legal advice, so that you can forego a …

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How Free Legal Advice Helps Startups, State, Everyone

UW Madison Law School established the Law & Entrepreneurship Clinic in 2009 with the idea of offering free legal advice to entrepreneurs throughout Wisconsin. A recent peek into their results has revealed that many of the clients that were advised by the clinic have moved on to big things. One of the beautiful things about …

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Misleading Small Business Legal Advice to Avoid

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Small business owners receive a lot of advice—solicited and otherwise—on many aspects of their business. However, not all of that advice is good advice. It is important to take the good advice and leave the bad, especially when it comes to legal issues. The following pieces of “advice” sound good in theory, but in practice …

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How Marketers Can Avoid Legal Trouble

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When Internet marketers begin working on an ad campaign, there are a lot of things that they must consider: what will sell their product, how will they attract customers, and how will they actually pull an entire campaign together. In this maelstrom of planning, the thought of intellectual property laws can easily slip through the …

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