The 2018 Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”) partnership rules streamline the partnership audit process for the IRS, making it easier for […]
Thinking about offering equity compensation to your employees or independent contractors? Here is some of the information you need to […]
Arrangements between “for profit” companies and unpaid interns can lead to rewarding experiences for both parties. Interns benefit […]
Changes to the DMCA Procedure
If your company offers a website, app or service that allows others […]
Happy New Year! Recently, Oregon enacted multiple new laws and amendments affecting employment practices in Oregon. To aid […]
Recently, Oregon joined a growing number of cities and states adopting laws which provide for sick leave for […]
I didn’t foresee the day when words like “disrespectful, rude, disruptive or inappropriate” when used in an Employee […]
The New Regulation A: Effective June 19, 2015
As the amended Regulation A (or Regulation A+ as […]
Minding your M’s and A’s:
Tips on Laying the Groundwork for Successful Mergers & Acquisitions
One of the greatest opportunities […]
Have you ever had the experience of trying to read a contract while the person waiting for you […]
The early returns are in, and the Form 1023-EZ appears to be significantly speeding up the approval process for […]
Fixed Fee Legal: How general counsels are creating value beyond the billable hour
We all know that […]
Securities Law – Revenue Capital Investing
Many companies in need of growth capital have grown beyond the traditional equity […]
Our clients often ask, “What is indemnification?” An indemnification provision is one of the most common and frequently […]
What are the basics of trademark registration?
Most of our clients are aware of the fact that they will […]
What is a convertible note?
A convertible note is currently a popular fundraising vehicle, with both investors and fundraising […]
You probably already know that the sale of “securities” triggers legal risks and compliance obligations, but many entrepreneurs and business […]
How do I keep former employees from competing against me?
After investing the time and money that it takes to launch […]
As a tenant, what should I consider when renting an office or commercial space?
In order to […]
Is my Worker an Independent Contractor or an Employee?
For every business owner, large and small, knowing the difference […]
Are there tax consequences when admitting a new partner to an LLC?
Imagine that a friend from […]
As a landlord, what should I consider when leasing my commercial space?
The flexibility that a commercial […]
How do I use a takedown notice for Copyright infringement?
A copyright is a legal power that gives the […]
Is there a change to social media law in Oregon in 2014?
Social media law is changing: effective January […]
As an attorney and an HR professional, we have often been presented with the following questions: “How do […]
In recent months several copyright infringement suits have been filed in the Federal District Court of Oregon, alleging […]
Be Careful What You Put In Writing: Preparing Your Incident Reports
All construction companies throughout Washington and […]
It’s a typical story for a new business: step one in forming a new company […]
What are some basics that I need to know about the HIPAA privacy and security rules?
Our clients are […]
What is a UCC Search and Why is it Important?
You may not have heard of the […]
Trademarks are all around, and you probably even know them when you see them, but what are they?
New Rules for Waiting Periods in 2014
An employer with a policy that requires a waiting period before an […]
What is the Difference between an LLC and Corporation?
The first major decision for any new business owner is, “how do […]
Individuals and businesses have a variety of legal rights in the intangible things that create, invent, design or write. These […]
Lifting the Ban on General Solicitation in Rule 506(c) Securities Offerings
In a long awaited and widely sought change, […]
Do you know when your last project was substantially complete? Most contractors would probably agree that substantial completion […]
With Governor John Kitzhaber’s signature of House Bill 2296 on June 18, Oregon passed a law recognizing the […]
As I am sure you are aware, there has been a significant amount of uncertainty as to the […]
In an effort to stimulate job creation and economic growth by improving access to capital, Congress has taken […]
.xxx is a new sponsored Top-Level Domain (sTLD) intended as a voluntary option for pornographic websites. The voluntary […]