How to Keep Your Non-Binding Term Sheet Non-Binding

How to Keep Your Non-Binding Term Sheet Non-Binding Most business deals start with an informal document memorializing the terms of the transaction to be negotiated.  Known interchangeably as a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) or Letter of Intent (LOI),  such documents are often intended to be non-binding.  In some circumstances, however, parties can be bound to a “non-binding” […]

Court Orders Website to Comply with the ADA

Court Orders Website to Comply with the ADA In a recent case filed in California Superior Court, plaintiff Edward Davis sued Bag’N Baggage, a Colorado-based luggage company that owns retail stores in California, claiming violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and California’s Unruh Civil Rights Act in connection with the defendant’s website, ColoradoBaggage.com. Davis, […]

More on the Sufficiency of Website Disclosures

More on the Sufficiency of Website Disclosures The Internet has been a regular part of our lives for 20 years, and yet courts continue to grapple with the question of what constitutes an adequate disclosure sufficient to bind website visitors to the terms and conditions of a service agreement. This screenshot of an online browse […]

How to Avoid Workplace Violence

How to Avoid Workplace Violence It’s safe to say that no sane business owner would intentionally hire someone with homicidal tendencies.   Nevertheless according to the National Health and Safety Administration, homicide is the fourth-leading cause of fatal occupational injuries.  Here are three suggestions to help keep your workplace safe while while complying with federal employment laws. 1. […]

General Partnerships vs. Limited Partnerships

General Partnerships vs. Limited Partnerships Tony decides he needs help opening his online shoe store.   He calls his old friend Steve, a marketing guru, who agrees to provide him with marketing services in return for a cut of the profits.  He also reaches out to his accountant friend Thor, who agrees to handle the company’s […]