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Business & Transactional

Giving Through A Charitable Remainder Trust

A Charitable Remainder Trust (CRT) is an irrevocable tax-exempt trust providing an income stream to non-charitable beneficiaries for life or a determined period of time with the remainder going to...

Learn What the Corporate Transparency Act (CTA) Means For Businesses

Background Beginning January 1, 2024, most business entities will be required to disclose once private business information regarding the entity’s “beneficial owners” to the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (“FinCEN”), a...

New US Supreme Court Ruling Hands Arbitration Another Win Favorable to Employers

The United States Supreme Court decided a case in favor of arbitration agreements, which is a win for employers.   The Court specifically determined that a lower court must stay a...

Broad Changes for Businesses on the Horizon as FTC Announces Proposed Rule Which Bans Non-Compete Agreements

On January 5, 2022, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) released a proposed rule which would ban non-compete agreements.  This proposed rule would create broad changes to how businesses operate in...

Cryptocurrency: Buyer Beware

Although cryptocurrencies have existed for over two decades, they have garnered considerably more attention in recent years. A majority of this attention has put a spotlight on cryptocurrencies and the...

The Flexibility and Traps of Ohio’s New LLC Act

Ohio’s new limited liability company act became effective February 11, 2022 and is a complete replacement of Ohio’s LLC law based on the American Bar Association’s prototype LLC act. The ...

Virtual vs. In-Person Association Meetings

Contributed by: Alexis Switzer The COVID-19 pandemic lead to many restrictions, including prohibiting the gathering of individuals in large groups. Even now that those restrictions have been relaxed or even...

The Importance of Quorums to Condominium Associations

What is a quorum, and why is it important?  A quorum is the minimum number of members of a decision-making body necessary to conduct the business of that group. In...

Liabilities of Condo Associations and Structural Integrity

Contributed by: Tyler Powell On June 24, 2021, the Champlain Towers South Condominium Association in Surfside, Florida, collapsed without warning. The tragedy captured national attention. The Champlain board estimated the...

Attorney Spotlight: Tony Bickel

Tony Bickel, Partner Practice Areas:  Real Estate, Banking & Commercial, Business Organizations & Taxation, and Corporate Law What Led You to Become a Transactional/Corporate Lawyer? I gravitated towards transactional work...
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