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Is your website an acceptable specimen of use for your trademark?

Thought Leadership on Intellectual Property Protection presented by Nath, Goldberg & Meyer. By Joshua B. Goldberg Here’s the good news: You’ve started your new business and things are going well. Your company is thriving, expanding, and making money for you. But, as is common among business owners, you are still losing sleep worrying about any threats that may exist to ...

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Top 4 legal tools to help you turn money judgments into cash for your business

Thought Leadership on Banking and Commercial Transactions presented by Weinstock, Friedman & Friedman P.A. In our previous two articles, we discussed how to keep from accumulating bad debt and how to handle it if you end up with bad debt anyway. For this third installment in the three-part series, we will discuss how to turn that bad debt into money for your ...

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Cutting corners with your insurance can cost you dearly

Thought Leadership on Protecting What You’ve Worked so Hard to Build presented by Jeff Bernard at Rampart Insurance Services. Cutting corners when it comes to insuring your business can be extremely costly. There is a stark difference between choosing an insurance provider because they had the cheapest quote, and selecting someone who understands your business and wants to become your strategic partner. What’s ...

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Hey, let’s partner on that!

Thought Leadership on Authentic Change Leadership – ‘Shift Happens but you can lead it’ presented by Ally Solutions Group. The term partnership is often overused and under-appreciated. You will hear people say “let’s partner on that” or “hey, we should get together and talk about how we can partner.” When people have the same definition or expectation of partnership, new ideas, innovation ...

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News Of The Week

Unilever

The Kraft Heinz takeover of Unilever looked good on paper. Why did Unilever refuse to consider it?

On Feb. 19, Kraft Heinz announced it was withdrawing its $143 billion bid for fellow consumer-brand conglomerate Unilever, just two days after that bid first became public knowledge. The deal collapsed due to uncompromising opposition from Unilever, which declined even the prospect of discussions. What was behind that opposition, and what’s next for the two companies?

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Under Armour

Under Armour, Uber, Nordstrom: 2017 is already shaping up to be the year of the consumer boycott

The aftermath of the hyper-partisan 2016 election has resulted in a highly charged environment where threats of a consumer boycott are never far away. Most recently, such threats prompted Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank to back-pedal on favorable comments he made about President Donald Trump.

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Trump

Trump takes steps to undo Obama-era banking and investment regulations

President Donald Trump signed two orders Feb. 3 that pave the way for rolling back the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act and the so-called fiduciary rule, a regulation that governs investment advice. How likely is a repeal of either, and how would it impact businesses?

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Trump’s executive order on immigration spurs CEO backlash

The CEOs of Goldman Sachs, Starbucks, Facebook, Google and a number of other high-profile companies have spoken out against President Donald Trump’s recent executive order, citing moral objections, but also the fact that the order’s travel restrictions could have adverse effects on their businesses.

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