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Data Privacy and Cybersecurity
Brandy Brown

The Confidentiality Clause Curse: Should Your Professional Services Contract include a Confidentiality Clause?​

Attorneys have an ethical duty to protect their clients’ confidential information under the law, but most professional services providers are not automatically bound to do the same. One way the parties to a professional services contract can manage the risks accompanying the necessary access to sensitive information is to address them in a confidentiality statement.

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How To Start A Business With Friends: 6 Questions You Need To Ask
Contracts
Tricia Dunlap

Starting a Business With Friends? 6 Questions You Need To Ask

This post will help you think through six of the most basic questions that you’ve got to answer before you start your business.1. What Will Each Person Contribute to the Business? 2. Will Your Rights In Your Business Be Proportional to the Contribution to the Business? 3. What If One of You Wants to Resign? 4. Whether or Not You Need a Prohibition Against Engaging in Competing Business Activities. 5. Who Will Manage the LLC?
6. Can a New Member Join the LLC?

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Coronavirus
Tricia Dunlap

Tips For Workplace Safety, COVID-19, and Dealing With Employee Pushback

This post taps the collective experiences of Tricia Dunlap (business attorney and CEO of Dunlap Law PLC) and Brian Chandler (PR expert and CEO of Commonwealth Public Relations).  Tips For Workplace Safety, COVID-19, and Dealing With Employee Pushback Like every business owner, the first months of the pandemic rocked your foundation. Now, six months in,

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