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August 6, 2014

Chapter 20 of Business Law Basics Published Online

Chapter 20 (Business Entities) of Business Law Basics is now available online. The Business Law Basics website is a collaborative project designed to put legal knowledge in the hands of laypeople, particularly in the business community. It is largely based upon Business Law Basics, a book by Samuel D. Brickley 2nd, an associate professor of... more

July 31, 2014

Chapters 18 and 19 of Business Law Basics Published Online

Chapters 18 (Contract Law) and 19 (Uniform Commercial Code) of Business Law Basics are now available online. The Business Law Basics website is a collaborative project designed to put legal knowledge in the hands of laypeople, particularly in the business community. It is largely based upon Business Law Basics, a book by Samuel D. Brickley 2nd,... more

July 21, 2014

Chapter 14 of Business Law Basics Published Online

Chapter 14 (Criminal Law) of Business Law Basics is now available online. The Business Law Basics website is a collaborative project designed to put legal knowledge in the hands of laypeople, particularly in the business community. It is largely based upon Business Law Basics, a book by Samuel D. Brickley 2nd, an associate professor of... more

July 7, 2014

David Anthony Interviewed by Family BusinessCast on Pitfalls of Terminating Employees

[Cross-posted at Business Law Basics] David Anthony was interviewed by Family BusinessCast on the thorny, legally complex subject of terminating employees, and the potential pitfalls associated with firing decisions. Among the topics covered: The protections and limitations of at-will employment. Anti-retaliation laws protecting employees from being fired. Unemployment procedures. Bad faith claims against employees who... more

June 30, 2014

Brian Gottesman Interviewed by Family BusinessCast on the Advantages of Incorporating in Delaware

Berger Harris partner and Business Law Basics co-author Brian Gottesman was interviewed by Family BusinessCast on the advantages of forming or incorporating a small business (such as a family-owned enterprise) in Delaware. Among the issues covered: The procedure behind forming or incorporating a business entity in Delaware. The sophistication of the Delaware General Corporation Law,... more