It is no secret that the Canadian dollar has been singing the blues of late. With the loonie declining more than 30% in the exchange rate against the United States (US) dollar, shopping trips and vacations to our friendly neighbour to the south are likely to become less frequent over the next little while.
Non-competition agreements can be a valuable tool for purchasers who want to protect their investments in new businesses.
In 2014, New York State enacted sweeping reforms to its corporate tax system. For the most part, these reforms became effective for a taxpayer’s first tax year beginning in 2015.
A recently released report analyzed the public health implications of two of California’s proposed initiatives to legalize recreational cannabis in 2016, focusing on the “Control, Regulate and Tax Adult Use of Marijuana Act” (more commonly known as the “AUMA” initiative) and criticizing the initiative for not effectively addressing public health concerns and for creating the opportunity for a political, profit-driven industry like “Big Marijuana” to take over.
Don’t fall apart on me tonight, I just don’t think that I could handle it…
Successful international distribution contracts begin well before the drafting stage, starting with business due diligence and distributor selection.
An overvalued property may now have a bigger impact on a secured creditor’s bottom-line during bankruptcy.
Companies wishing to bring Israeli professionals to work in the U.S. take note: on April 1, 2016 USCIS will begin accepting H-1B petitions, the nonimmigrant visa category available to employers wishing to hire foreign workers in “specialty occupation” positions.
Businesses should be aware that new anti-avoidance tax rules will take effect from 6 April 2016 which will have a negative impact on members’ voluntary liquidations (“MVLs”).
The statute of limitations for legal malpractice is three years under CPLR 214(6). That statute may be tolled during the period of continuous representation.