Business Law Question Regarding Asset Purchase Or Stock Purchase

I get a lot of questions from websites, colleagues, and even strangers at parties. Where the questions may be of interest to readers other than the person who asked, I am going to post some of the more general interest … Continue reading

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Breaking Legal News: SCOTUS Rules Human Genes Cannot Be Patented

Unanimous Ruling In Association for Molecular Pathology v. Myriad Genetics, Inc. STILL DEVELOPING: In a 9 – 0 opinion authored by Justice Clarence Thomas (which explains its relative brevity), the United States Supreme Court ruled that naturally occurring human genes cannot … Continue reading

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Click On The State House For Information On LLC Legislation S70

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Today’s Inspiring Quote of The Day:

Great Things are not done by impulse, but by a series of small things brought together. -Vincent Van Gogh Van Gogh’s Starry Night interpreted and painted by Julia Rothstein

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Business Law Basics – So You Want To Start A Business Part 1

As a business attorney with 20 years of experience, I have had the good fortune to have worked with a lot of start up companies. Clients and friends alike frequently ask, “How do I start a business?” The answer always … Continue reading

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DOL Says No Free Ride With Interns

With the spring approaching, many college, and even graduate students, will be seeking internships. Often, businesses look at interns as a good way to get some cheap (read: free) labor. However, if you are not paying your interns, you may … Continue reading

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Choosing The Right Legal Entity For Your Business: Corporations

In our last post in this series on legal entities, we examined the sole proprietorship. This is the simplest way to structure a business. However, it also provides the least protection to the business owner and the owner’s personal assets. … Continue reading

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Cover Your Assets Article Published In PINE Connections Magazine

It’s nice to be published. As regular readers of this blog know, we try to provide business owners with real, actionable business law information that small business owners can use to improve their bottom line, avoid legal problems, and  protect their business … Continue reading

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HAPPY NEW YEAR!

All of us at The Law Office of John A. Rothstein, P.C. with you a safe, happy, healthy 2013.

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Choosing The Right Legal Entity For Your Business: The Sole Proprietorship

As we described in our introductory post to this series about the legal forms of business ownership, there are many ways in which to own a business. In this post we will examine one of the most basic forms a … Continue reading

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