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Business Deals Gone Wild! Part 2
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By Jamie Moore Marcario In part 1, we explored why business owners have to know how to negotiate deals in a way that diminishes the amount of conflict involved as much as possible. In addition to draining your financial resources, business disputes can result in serious fights, and even lawsuits, that suck up precious time […]

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Business Deals Gone Wild! Part 1
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By Jamie Moore Marcario To be a successful business owner, it’s essential that you know how to make good deals and navigate conflict when it arises in the midst of a deal. If you find yourself in a dispute over a deal or business agreement, the costs of “a fight” can be enormous.  Think litigation […]

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Without these 4 Vital Legal Agreements, Your Business Could be at Risk
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Independent Contractors are the Bomb (That Can Blow Up your Business)! When and How to Hire IC’s Safely
Business, Featured

We get it. You’re the new biz on the block and you need help. But the thought of hiring employees freaks you out! Where will you get the money? So you hire an independent contractor (IC) instead. You pat yourself on the back. Maybe you tell your best friend, “I’m brilliant! I hired someone to […]

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The Donald, Jamie, and Intellectual Property?
Art, Business, Featured, Music

In case you missed it… Thrive Law’s managing attorney, Jamie Moore Marcario was recently interviewed by David Byrd, the host of American Cafe of Voice of America. President Trump recently announced billions of dollars of tariffs against China. The president said theft of intellectual property by China was one reason for his action. But what […]

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My Employees Oughta Know! Not if You Don’t Have a Written Handbook!
Business, Featured

Your company started small: just you, a computer, and your supplies in your garage apartment. And then almost overnight, you moved to an office downtown and added your first, second . . . maybe even your fifteenth employee. Or maybe you’re about to hire your first team member. Congrats on your growth! You’re clearly doing […]

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3 Steps to Avoid Fines for Misclassifying Independent Contractors
Business, Featured

By Jamie Moore Marcario, Esq. The new millennium has seen the meteoric rise of the  “gig economy,” in which businesses engage independent contractors (“IC”) to do the lion’s share of the work instead of  W-2 employees. While ICs may seem like the way to go, the equally meteoric rise in the number of IC   misclassification […]

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Think Your Corporation or LLC Totally Protects You From Personal Liability? Think Again
Business, Featured

One of the primary reasons business owners set up corporations and limited liability companies (LLC) is to shield their personal assets from debts and other liabilities incurred by the business. Indeed, corporations and LLCs exist as separate legal entities from their owners, meaning the business itself can acquire assets, enter into contracts, and take on […]

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Protect Your Intellectual Property: Copyright It!
Art, Business, Featured

Just about every business owner—whether they know it or not—has created some form of intellectual property (IP) during the life of their company. IP is an extremely important part of your business. Indeed, valuation experts estimate that IP makes up 40% to 90% of the total value of some companies. When it comes to IP […]

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The GDPR: What Is It, Who Does it Impact, and Why Should I Care?
Business, Featured

Like everyone else, you’ve probably been getting a ton of emails and online notices announcing that companies are updating their privacy policies and/or website tracking tools. Although businesses do this from time to time as part of routine updates, practically all of the latest notices are aimed at complying with a new European Union (EU) […]

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