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Blog Bite: Why should you execute your agreement in writing if you are hiring, or have already hired, a freelance worker in NYC?

This article posted on our partner site Mondaq.com discusses the new "Freelance Isn't Free" Act in effect in New York City, and the new requirements it establishes for all hiring parties, whether a ...

Blog Bite: Are the private communications between an owner and a contractor protected under a common interest agreement?

This article posted on our partner site Mondaq.com reveals the limited applicability of the common interest doctrine, which protects parties' express agreement to shield their communications (i.e., ...

Blog Bite: What are the consequences of the SBA’s proposed rules establishing a government-wife mentor-protege program for small businesses?

This article posted on our partner site Mondaq.com discusses how the SBA issued proposed rules that would establish a government-wide mentor-protege program for all small business types. These propo...

Blog Bite: What should businesses do to ensure that they retain ownership of Intellectual Property (IP) developed by a Contractor?

This article posted on our partner site Mondaq.com stresses the importance of determining ownership of Intellectual Property (IP) within a contract when dealing with independent contractors. Contrac...

Blog Bite: What are the benefits of a small business being in a mentor-protege arrangement for the purposes of contracting with the federal government?

This article posted on our partner site Mondaq.com addresses how small businesses can prevent losing contracts with government agencies when they are affiliated with a larger firm. For the federal g...

Blog Bite: What are the most common mistakes in privacy policies, and how can they be corrected?

This article posted on our partner site Mondaq.com explains some of the most common errors found in privacy policies. First, the author explains that many companies fail to tailor their privacy poli...

Blog Bite: What is the threshold test that a joint venture has been formed for the purpose of triggering affiliation from the tax perspective?

This article posted on our partner site Mondaq.com talks about how businesses may desire to jointly solve problems under a mentor-protege definition, that, under specific rules, might trigger a defi...

Blog Bite: Are browsewrap agreements enforceable in California?

This article posted on our partner site Mondaq.com examines a recent decision concerning browsewrap agreements. In the case, the Court ruled that browsewrap agreements are only enforceable where the...

Blog Bite: How can websites ensure that online agreements are enforceable in the USA?

This article posted on our partner site Mondaq.com discusses recent cases to illustrate the enforceability of browsewrap and clickwrap agreements. The author suggests that websites using browsewrap ...

Blog Bite: Why entrepreneurs are structuring operations using both a Canada-based corporation and a Delaware-based corporation?

This article posted on our partner site Mondaq.com explores the benefits to Canadian entrepreneurs of using both Canadian and American based corporations. The author explains that Canadian entrepren...

Blog Bite: Should notice of whistleblower immunity clauses be included in your written agreements with your employees and independent contracts?

This article posted on our partner site Mondaq.com discusses the significance of two immunity provisions that apply to whistleblowers contained in new federal law (the Defend Trade Secrets Act). The...

Blog Bite: How can businesses best update and modify online agreements in the USA?

This article posted on our partner site Mondaq.com the author advises businesses on how they can update terms of use agreements. The author recommends websites make users agree to the modified terms...

Blog Bite: How can online businesses ensure that their websites’ terms of use are enforceable in the USA?

This article posted on our partner site Mondaq.com speaks about how online businesses can ensure that their website terms of use is enforceable. The author recommends that the website terms of use b...

Blog Bite: What can a business do to obtain rights to intellectual property developed by an independent contractor?

This article posted on our partner site Mondaq.com highlights the importance of obtaining the broadest possible rights in intellectual property created by an independent contractor in the course of ...

Blog Bite: Can corporations establish the venue for litigation based on their registered business address?

This article posted on our partner site Mondaq.com discusses the decision-making of the location of the registered office (and books and records) as a strategy to choose the venue for litigation. ...

Blog Bite: Should and will segments of unconscionable provisions remain?

This article posted on our partner site Mondaq.com looks at a Supreme Court decision in 2011 which mandated that courts should not dump the entire agreement as long as it can be enforced after sever...

Blog Bite: Will Alabama enforce choice of law provisions?

This article posted on our partner site Mondaq.com discusses the impact of the ratified Amendment 884 to the Alabama Constitution. The author states that with this amendment, Courts will not enforce...

Blog Bite: What are the possible changes for corporations contracting with the federal government regarding confidentiality provisions?

This article posted on our partner site Mondaq.com discusses the changing regulations after a federal statute was enacted that prohibited federal funds to go to corporations who had confidentiality ...

Blog Bite: How can organizations minimize the risks associated with their independent contractors’ designations?

This article posted on our partner site Mondaq.com discusses the benefits and, more importantly, the risks associated with designating workers as independent contractors in a contract (e.g., risk of...

Blog Bite: How do US courts determine whether a website user has assented to its terms under a browsewrap agreement?

This article posted on our partner site Mondaq.com refers to a US Court of Appeals decision to state that Canadian companies, especially those conducting business in the US, should be mindful of how...

Blog Bite: What must be considered when entering a joint venture agreement?

This article posted on our partner site Mondaq.com identifies primary concerns for a firm considering entering a joint venture agreement viz. non-competition, confidentiality, liquidation clauses in...

Blog Bite: How can employers avoid having their independent contractors classified as employees in the USA?

This article posted on our partner site Mondaq.com discusses how employers can avoid having their independent contractors classified as employees. The author discusses recent cases to suggest that e...

Blog Bite: Liability of directors, officers, who should be protected by the company’s indemnification clause?

This article posted on our partner site Mondaq.com illustrates why indemnification clauses should not be considered boilerplate, and why they should be reviewed frequently. The author explains that ...

Blog Bite: How is the termination date of an employee determined?

This article posted on our partner site Mondaq.com talks about recent cases to illustrate the potential conflicts that can result from an uncertain termination date. The author states that conflict ...

Blog Bite: What’s the best approach for more than one not-for-profit organization to combine efforts?

This article posted on our partner site Mondaq.com sets out discusses the various structures non-profit organizations can use to combine activities. This comes to you as a part of Clausehound's exci...
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