According to the United States Department of Agriculture, food manufacturers recalled more than 21 million pounds of product in 2015, while auto manufacturers recalled 51 million cars. If you own a business and have to recall even a single product, it’s going to cost you.
It’s no secret that the Internet has had both a positive and a negative impact on the music industry over the past two decades. Indeed, while fans today love the accessibility of all their favorite albums, even the most popular musicians are struggling to get the compensation they deserve.
It’s no secret that California is home to famous actors, playwrights, musicians and just about every other type of entertainer. Unfortunately, having worldwide renown comes with certain drawbacks.
After reaching into our mailbag we noticed a series of frequently asked questions about Business law. As you can see, Business law covers a broad array of legal areas ranging from federal tax compliance to contract review. Read on and see our answers to these FAQs
There are several critical steps for incorporating a startup, but some business owners stop after they have filed the articles of incorporation with their secretary of state. If you have questions about incorporating your company, read on to learn six steps to take after filing:
Drones, or unmanned aerial vehicles, have grown incredibly popular in recent years. We see them almost everywhere now, being used for commercial and entertainment purposes. According to The Economist, their sudden ubiquity has prompted the Federal Aviation Administration to establish mandatory safety requirements that minimize the threat drones pose to both people on the ground…
Anyone who has worked in the financial industry will tell you that the old saying about becoming a millionaire is entirely true: The easiest way to make a million dollars is to start with a billion. Unfortunately, most startup founders don’t have access to a trust fund of that size—or of any size at all—and…
Navigating copyright law correctly is critical if you want to protect your creative works, but doing so is often complicated and rarely straightforward. For example, copyright law automatically protects an author’s written work from the first draft; however, an artist must register certain finished works before copyright law will protect them from infringement.
One of the greatest hurdles that most new businesses face is a lack of capital, so when a venture capital firm comes along and wants to invest, it could feel like a godsend. Like any business deal, though, there are both advantages and disadvantages of accepting venture capital money.
If you want to take out a small business loan to get your company off the ground, chances are the bank will ask for a personal guarantee. When you sign a personal guarantee, you are essentially putting your own assets up as collateral in case your business cannot pay back the debt. Inc. reminds readers…