Month: November 2020

DOL Investigation: How to Reply to a Department Of Labor Complaint

A visit from a Department of Labor investigator can inspire a range of emotions, including anxiety, nervous anticipation, and even fear. Recently, we’ve discussed some of the issues related to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The Department of Labor (DOL) is the organization in charge of monitoring compliance with the FLSA, among other labor …

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Piercing the Corporate Veil: Corporate Formalities

It if weren’t for limited liability that shareholders of a corporation enjoy, not many people would be willing to engage in multimillion (and multibillion) business transactions. Fortunately for shareholders, LLC members, and partners in a limited liability partnership, having ownership of certain types of businesses allows for limited personal financial liability when it comes to …

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Non-Circumvention Agreements — Are They Worth It?

A common type of restrictive covenant used in the business world is what’s referred to as a “non-circumvention agreement.” This agreement shares some characteristics with non-compete and non-disclosure agreements but, as we’ll discuss below, it serves a distinct purpose for business owners who want to ensure they are compensated for business opportunities they present to …

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