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Business litigation may concern severance for ousted executives

Many smaller corporate entities in Oregon have problems similar to the controversy over the severance package to be given to the former CEO of CBS, Les Moonves. CBS has been embroiled in a controversy about sexual harassment at the company and concerning the participation of Moonves in such activities. The intent of the company to give Moonves a $100 million-plus severance package has ignited criticism and led to business litigation by shareholders against CBS.

Business litigation cases seek solutions to private email abuses

The ramifications of private email use by public officials regarding governmental matters is a phenomenon that is generating litigation throughout the country, with the possibility for the same here in Oregon. Aside from the familiar political issues of improper email usage made by political parties against each other, consumer and public interest groups assert violations of access to public records laws caused by private email archiving. Consequently, a national web of business litigation cases may be an emerging trend.

The advantage of starting a veteran-owned business

American veterans receive several well-earned benefits once they return to civilian life. They may receive employment preference, additional financial assistance for higher education or enjoy various discounts and benefits while traveling or shopping. These are just a few of the ways that the citizens of The United States say that they appreciate and value their service.

Business formation for a startup includes raising funding

Once the concept and preliminary plans for a new business are in place, finding funding in Oregon and elsewhere is sometimes a far greater challenge. Even where business formation has been accomplished with the assistance of a business law attorney, obtaining the funding to move forward may still be a major obstacle and point of stress for the company. Experts suggest that the new entity join its business' community and start some heavy-duty networking.

Business formation includes building a brand and a brand name

Everyone agrees that a business startup needs sufficient money to get up and running. Some of the early steps of business formation require costs and fees that allow the business to go forward with the best and most appropriate business structure. Oregon is a state that hosts the initiation of many young business startups within its borders, making it a good choice to have a business attorney available during the procedure.

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