Category Archives: DERECHO EMPRESARIAL

Biden Immigration Policies

Inmigración: cambios de política bajo Biden

Este artículo analiza los cambios en la política de inmigración bajo Trump y el efecto sobre los empleadores estadounidenses. Para determinar si las políticas de la era Trump han tenido un impacto positivo o negativo en la economía de los EE. UU., Una encuesta nacional reciente preguntó a los empleadores sobre sus experiencias y cómo han respondido a los cambios.

Aplicaciones de firma electrónica: ¿El riesgo vale la pena?

Naturalmente, todos preferiríamos firmar documentos electrónicamente. Sin embargo, la conveniencia puede no valer la pena si las firmas electrónicas no se pueden hacer cumplir.

Future Tech

Business Law: Electronic Signatures

E-signing technology is becoming more and more prevalent, and there is no denying the convenience.  Affixing your signature with a simple tap on your phone screen is a beautiful thing.  After all, the alternative is to print the document, sign it, scan, and then email the scanned copy.  Sometimes you have to go find witnesses, and, if notarization is required . . . well, now you really got yourself a project.

PUA Unemployment Benefits

Business Guide to Coronavirus Stimulus Package: Unemployment Benefits

The Families First paid leave obligations are in effect, so it is time for business owners to make some tough decisions. Understanding the unemployment benefits available under the Pandemic Unemployment Assistance program is an important part of the analysis.

EPSLA & EPFMLEA

Business Guide to Coronavirus Stimulus Package: Paid Leave

Employers want to do what they can for staff, including paying them when they have to be out for no fault of their own. But, how is the company supposed to do that when business is basically shut down? This article focuses on the Employer’s obligations under the Emergency Paid Family & Med Leave Expansion Act and the Emergency Paid Sick Leave Act to provide paid leave to employees affected by the Coronavirus crisis.

Way through

Guía comercial para la ayuda federal del coronavirus: Préstamos Comerciales

Los dueños de negocios y ejecutivos necesitan una explicación clara y concisa de cómo el paquete de estímulo Coronavirus afecta a la compañía. Existen varias leyes superpuestas que se aplican y surgen nuevos desarrollos a diario, pero esta guía debería ser suficiente para comenzar a elaborar estrategias.

CARE Act Tax Breaks

Business Guide to Coronavirus Stimulus Package: Tax Breaks

This article is meant to help you understand the tax breaks under the CARES Act intended to help your business or non-profit survive the Coronavirus crisis.

Labor Law: Overtime Pay (FL)

As long as an non-exempt employee does not work more than 40 hours in a week, the employer is not required to pay overtime even if (i) the employee works more than eight (8) hours in one day, or (ii) the employee works on a holiday, a Saturday, or a Sunday.

BUSINESS PRACTICES: LIMITING PERSONAL LIABILITY (Part III)

This is the final part to our discussion aimed at helping owners and officers avoid personal responsibility for the obligations and liabilities their companies take on in the course of doing business. The first part provided an overview of the key issues related to corporate liability. The second part focused on what not to do. Here, we get to proactive techniques for guarding against personal responsibility.

BUSINESS PRACTICES: LIMITING PERSONAL LIABILITY (Part II)

This is a continuation of our discussion regarding the breakdown of liability protection afforded to owners and officers as a result of the economic crisis and business scandals in the US and around the world. It is true the American legal system is set up to shield owners/officers from corporate liabilities, but nothing draws public outcry like an executive who fills his pockets through misdeeds and then hides behind the corporate skirt.