Trademarks Part 1 – Four Considerations

Clients often ask us: “should I get a trademark” for my business? The answer is usually “yes”, but the analysis is complicated, and it is important to discuss the underlying considerations with an experienced attorney. This is ...

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DOL new FLSA Rules – Four key points for Employers and Employees to know

Last month, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has finally announced its final rules to update the federal overtime regulations governing which employees are entitled to minimum wage and overtime pay under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) by ...

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New Sexual Harassment Law in CT

A new CT law that takes effect this week imposes significant additional obligations on employers. Key provisions of the law, including training and notice requirements, are briefly summarized below.   Training Previously, Connecticut ...

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Four Main Duties of an Executor

By Joe Fournier Once you have decided to address your estate planning needs, you may have to make some difficult decisions about who will be the executor (or executrix) of your estate, or the trustee of your trust, because this is the person you will ...

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How to Set the Right Price for Your Business

By Joe Fournier When considering whether to sell, share, or otherwise transfer all or a portion of your portion, it is essential to understand the right price. This is also called a “valuation”. A valuation that is too high may turn off ...

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Employment Agreements – Four Considerations

By Joe Fournier When drafting employment agreements, most of our clients are focused mostly on compensation. However, the majority of legal issues arising from employment agreements tend to impact other aspects of the employment arrangement. Here ...

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Four Reasons to Have a Trust

By Joe Fournier As noted in prior posts, estate planning is not only for the wealthy. Anyone who is married, has children, or has anyassets, should have at least some basic estate planning in place. We also strongly recommend a Revocable Living ...

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Five Tips for Managing Remote Workers

By Joe Fournier Remote workers are increasing in popularity. Offering a flexible work arrangement, including an arrangement with a work-from-home remote option, to an employee may be the most important factor in keeping an employee on-board and ...

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Four Reasons why you should be Paperless

By Joe Fournier We frequently focus on helping our clients improve the efficiency of their overall workflow. One of our favorite projects to assist in this regard is with the transition to a paperless, or “less paper”, office. Here are four ...

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Contracts – Four Provisions that may Make or Break Your Deals

By Joe Fournier The contractual provisions that are most important to you depend on a variety of factors, including, for example, your industry, your company’s ownership structure, and your company’s size, maturity, and geographic location. ...

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