LLC Minority Member

Part 3 11 Tips Before Becoming an LLC Minority Member

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By Tricia Dunlap Esq. ~4 minute read Part 3 – LLC Education Series:  The Perilous Position of LLC Minority Members  Limited liability companies are highly popular, very flexible business entities.  They are cheaply and easily formed which unfortunately creates the illusion that lawyers aren’t necessary.  Au contraire.  The truth is that LLC’s can be a nasty trap for […]

Fiduciary Duties

Part 5 3 Fiduciary Duties That Make Your LLC Safer

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By Tricia Dunlap Esq. ~2 minute read See more videos and blog posts Part 5 – LLC Education Series  Fiduciary Duties:  The Responsibilities You Never Knew You Had  Good faith and fair dealing.  Loyalty.  Care.  Sometimes these seem like quaint concepts.  A throwback to a kinder era.  In reality, they are implied responsibilities and “fiduciary duties” that can […]

LLC operating Agreements

Part 4 Hotel California: An LLC Operating Agreement Gone Wrong

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By Tricia Dunlap Esq. ~2 minute read Part 4 – LLC Education Series  Hotel California: You Can Checkout but You Can Never Leave Relatively early in my legal career, a new client arrived with a terrible dilemma.  About a decade earlier, he and his buddy decided to invest in real estate. His buddy contributed more money, so my client […]

Data Collection

Be Smart(er) about Data Collection

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Tricia Dunlap, Esq. & Ben Nelson Ben Nelson is an experienced technologist at SingleStone Consulting who has provided custom application development and technical leadership for the public and private sectors.  He is a writer, podcaster, and presenter. ~4 minute read Be Smart(er) about Data Collection In recent years, many businesses have come to perceive data […]

SaaS Vendor Evaluation

SaaS Vendor Evaluation: 3 Criteria For Choosing Software Part 3

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Subscribe to our YouTube channel Tricia Dunlap, Esq. ~3-4 minute read SaaS Vendor Evaluation: 3 Criteria For Choosing Software This is part three of a three-part series on choosing software and what SaaS vendor is right for your business. In part one, I talked about principles around data privacy that your business should consider and […]

Security For SaaS Applications

5 Tips To Secure your Data: Security For SaaS Applications Part 2

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Subscribe to our YouTube channel Tricia Dunlap, Esq. ~3-4 minute read 5 Tips To Secure Your Data: Security For SaaS Applications Let’s talk about security for SaaS applications and its role in choosing a SaaS vendor. This is part two of a three part series on choosing a SaaS vendor because it’s fairly complicated. If […]

What is SaaS? Choosing a SaaS Vendor

What is SaaS and Why You Need To Be Careful: 4 Tips for Picking SaaS Vendors Part 1

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Subscribe to our YouTube channel Tricia Dunlap, Esq. ~4 minute read What is SaaS and Why You Need To Be Careful: 4 Tips for Picking SaaS Vendors What is SaaS? Software as a Service is necessary for all modern businesses. It includes software such as G-Suite, MailChimp, SalesForce, and Microsoft products. But right now let’s […]

5 Employee Discrimination Notes COVID

5 Employee Discrimination Notes During COVID-19

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Tricia Dunlap, Esq. ~3-4 minute read 5 Employee Discrimination Notes During COVID-19 As a business owner, I imagine that you have worked long and hard to create a productive, inclusive, and empowering culture for your employees. It’s really important, as you come back to work after the COVID-19 crisis, that COVID-19 not disrupt or undermine […]

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Washington D.C. COVID-19 Emergency Legislation: Impact on Small Business

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~4 minute read COVID-19 Response Emergency Act On Tuesday, March 17, 2020, the Washington, D.C. City Council enacted the COVID-19 Response Emergency Amendment Act of 2020. This new legislation expanded unemployment compensation benefits, increased job-protected leave for D.C. workers, deferred sales tax payments, and created a micro-grant program to assist recovery for D.C.-based businesses and D.C. employees. […]

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Kenyans Have More Data Privacy Rights Than Many Americans 

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By Tricia Dunlap (Esq. & CIPP/US) On November 8, 2019, Kenya adopted a data privacy law aligned with the European Union General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). As a result, Kenyans now have more data privacy rights than many Americans.  Kenya hopes to attract more investment from foreign tech firms. Recently, they increased data privacy protection legal standards […]

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Corporate Giants Innovating With Sustainability-Indexed Loans

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Tying interest rates to sustainability metrics might be almost unheard of right now, but with the rapid adoption of this accounting strategy by corporate giants like Phillips and Danone, it won’t be long until companies everywhere scramble to implement syndicated sustainability-linked credit facilities of their own.   The simple reason companies should, and undoubtedly will, […]

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Sustainability and the C-Suite

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In general, C-suite leaders care about two groups:  customers and shareholders.   Traditionally, the soft, story-focused, intangible sustainability or corporate social responsibility report targeted customers.  While it might include some metrics and performance targets, its primary goal was to communicate with customers, helping them see a brand as more well-rounded and identify with that brand’s […]