The Corporate Transparency Act Guide for Small Businesses

By |2024-01-04T11:21:54-06:00January 19th, 2024|Blog, Business Law, Business Structure, Federal Law, Small Business|

The Corporate Transparency Act has gone into effect this year. In the ever-evolving business landscape, staying on top of regulatory changes is crucial. The Corporate Transparency Act (CTA), effective from January 1, 2024, brings important requirements for small businesses across the United States. Let's dive into the key aspects of the CTA and what [...]

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The Paid Leave for All Workers Act in Illinois

By |2024-01-04T11:21:22-06:00January 12th, 2024|Blog, Business Law, Business Structure, Compensation, Employment Law, Hiring Practices, Illinois State Law, Small Business|

The Paid Leave for All Workers Act has gone into effect this year. If you are an employer, this new law may affect your workforce and policies around paid leave. Starting January 1, 2024, Illinois has become a trailblazer by implementing the Paid Leave for All Workers Act, signed into law by Governor JB [...]

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The Employee Background Fairness Act

By |2023-07-13T10:48:23-05:00July 14th, 2023|Blog, Business Law, Employment Law, General, Hiring Practices, Illinois State Law, Small Business|

Illinois Governor, J.B. Pritzker, recently signed the Employee Background Fairness Act into law, bringing significant changes to the hiring practices of employers in the state under the Illinois Human Rights Act. This law aims to ensure fairness in the employment process by prohibiting employers from disqualifying job applicants based solely on their conviction records, [...]

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Estate Planning Pitfalls to Avoid for Business Owners

By |2023-05-26T09:30:18-05:00May 26th, 2023|Blog, Business Law, Business Structure, Estate Planning, Estate Planning, Small Business|

As a business owner, you have many responsibilities, and estate planning may not be high on your priority list. However, failing to plan adequately can have significant consequences for your business and family. Estate planning is a complex process that requires careful consideration of various factors, and there are several pitfalls that business owners [...]

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The Gucci Family Feud: What Family Businesses Should Know

By |2023-03-23T11:13:37-05:00March 24th, 2023|Blog, Business Structure, Estate Planning, Small Business|

The Gucci family feud is arguably one of the most famous family feuds of our time. Gucci is one of the most iconic and successful luxury fashion brands in the world today. However, there was a time in the 1980s and 1990s when the brand was on the brink of bankruptcy and its reputation [...]

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Updates to Severance Agreements That Employers Need to Know

By |2023-03-09T10:27:36-06:00March 10th, 2023|Blog, Business Law, Business Structure, Employment Law, Small Business, Unemployment|

Changes are being made to what can be included in severance agreements. If you are an employer, you need to be aware of recent decisions made by the National Labor Relations Board. What's the Purpose of a Severance Agreement? A severance agreement is a contract between an employer and an employee that outlines the [...]

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How to Choose the Right Successor for Your Business

By |2023-02-23T10:12:51-06:00February 24th, 2023|Blog, Business Law, Business Structure, Estate Planning, Small Business|

How to choose the right successor for your business means having the right process and plan for your business. You don't typically go into business considering how you'll exit that business, but starting your succession plan early can help you with the best plan for how to choose a business successor. Giving yourself time [...]

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