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November 2019 Archives

Maintaining proper cybersecurity is essential for businesses

There have been many stories in the news lately about businesses suffering from damaging data breaches. These breaches can impact any kind of business, from small shops to big companies like Macy’s and Adidas. Data breaches not only place consumer data at risk but also the business’ private data and public reputation.

Oregon health care center facing business litigation

An employee of Unity Center for Behavioral Health in Portland has filed a lawsuit against his employer over concerns about employee safety. He initiated business litigation against the company after claiming he experienced retaliation for reporting safety violations at his place of work. He has been an employee of the Legacy Health system since 1986, and he transferred to Unity Center in 2017.

Contracts can protect a business in the event of a divorce

When two or more partners start a business, they have many decisions to make regarding the future direction of their company. One thing they may not want to overlook is the possibility that one of the partners may go through a divorce in the future. This personal choice can have a significant impact on a jointly-held Oregon small business, and there are certain types of contracts that can protect against this possibility.

Advice for women embarking on business formation process

It's never an easy process to start an Oregon small business, no matter how experienced and knowledgeable an entrepreneur may be. While anyone embarking on the business formation process can face challenges, this is especially common for women. A woman wanting to start a company will find it beneficial to learn about the issues she may face and how she can overcome these issues.

Business formation as a solo entrepreneur

When a person starts a business, there are many important things to consider. It can be especially tricky for a solo entrepreneur, as that individual will have to make all the important choices during the business formation process. When launching a solo entrepreneurial venture, it's crucial to think cautiously and be intentional about choices that lay the foundation for a strong future.

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