Why is the FTC Banning Noncompetes?

Jun 10 2024

In a decisive step aimed at protecting workers, the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) has ruled to invalidate noncompete clauses for all employees in the coming weeks. This new rule applies to virtually all classes of employees and will fundamentally revise …

Posted in Corporate, Regulatory

Is the Corporate Transparency Act Unconstitutional?

Mar 08 2024
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On March 1, 2024, a U.S. District Court judge in Alabama in a fifty-three-page opinion ruled that the Corporate Transparency Act (“CTA”) is unconstitutional because it “exceeds the Constitution’s limits on the legislative branch and lacks a sufficient nexus to …

Posted in Corporate, Litigation, Regulatory

Are You an Independent Artist? You Need an Attorney.

Mar 08 2024
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In the dynamic world of independent music, art, and athletics, having a dedicated lawyer by your side is not just a choice; it’s a strategic necessity. Independent creators, be they musicians, artists, or athletes, invest immense time and energy developing …

Posted in Corporate, Education, Litigation

The New Corporate Transparency Act 

Jan 16 2024
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The landscape of corporate legislation and governance is always evolving, and this year is no different. On January 1, 2024, the Corporate Transparency Act (CTA) went into effect, which will impact the regulation of small businesses in Butler County and …

Posted in Announcements, Corporate, Regulatory

Partner Charles Hadad will present a CLE on Wills and Trusts 

Nov 30 2023
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Partner and Chair of the Estates & Trusts Practice Group at The Lynch Law Group, Charles Hadad will present a national CLE through the National Business Institute. This live presentation will detail all things Wills and Trusts including but not …

Posted in Announcements, Corporate, Regulatory

Implications of No-Hire Provisions for Business Owners

Sep 27 2023
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Implications of No-Hire Provisions for Business Owners How a Pennsylvania Supreme Court Case Could Change Your Hiring Process  Questions of the enforceability and the implications of a contractual clause known as a “no-hire provision” were recently resolved by the Pennsylvania …

Posted in Announcements, Corporate, Labor and Employment, Litigation

New York’s Potential Shift on Non-Competes

Jul 31 2023
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New York’s Potential Shift on Non-Competes What This Could Mean for Employers? The New York legislature has recently passed a bill that will prospectively ban all non-compete agreements within the state. The proposed Bill No. 3100A § 191-d is awaiting …

Posted in Corporate, Litigation

Pennsylvania Amends its Breach of Personal Information Notification Act

Jan 10 2023
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Pennsylvania’s Breach of Personal Information Notification Act provides for the security of computerized data and for notification of residents whose personal information data was or may have been disclosed due to a breach of the system’s security. The amendments, effective …

Posted in Corporate

Pennsylvania Decennial Reports Are Past Due: Take Action Now If You Missed the Deadline 

Aug 10 2022
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In the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, corporate entities are not required to file annual reports. They are required, however, to file a decennial report during the calendar year 2021. What is a Decennial Report? The decennial report is a report filed …

Posted in Corporate, Legal Watch

5 Reasons to Formally Dissolve Your Business Entity

Jun 29 2022
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I have the privilege of representing business owners in many capacities. A favorite service that I provide to my clients is assistance with business formation. For most people, this is an exciting endeavor because they are starting a new business …

Posted in Corporate, Legal Watch