5 Most Controversial Corporate Multi-Million and Billion-Dollar Settlements

July 8, 2020 8 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Airbus agreed to a payment of $4 billion to settle allegations of bribery and corruption in the sale of its aircraft. The settlement with French, UK and US governments brought to an end a four-year investigation and also highlighted the growing importance of “plea bargains” to …

What to Do If an Employee Sues You or Your Company

May 22, 2020 5 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Research reveals that over one in every 10 small business owners get sued by their employees or customers. A study from the U.S. Chamber Institute of Legal Reform also showed 43% of small businesses were either threatened with a lawsuit or battled with one.  Lawsuits can do …

What Small Business Owners Should Know About Wrongful Termination Lawsuits

Award amounts can range from $5,000 to $80,000. Many claims are settled by employers to avoid damage to the company’s reputation. February 4, 2020 4 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Employment discrimination and wrongful terminations are one of the most common types of lawsuits filed against small businesses. These violations can sometimes occur due to …

Why Big-Name Investors Like Mark Cuban Are Disrupting the Legal Profession

It’s an exciting time for legaltech, although investment lags behind that in other tech startups. October 30, 2018 5 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. It does not seem an obvious or exciting industry for big-name investors. But, some of the most famous entrepreneurs — now including billionaire Mark Cuban — are putting their money into …

This App Helps You Write Your Will On Your Terms

With this streamlined app, you won’t have to worry about expensive fees and complicated legal jargon in order to craft a binding will that will benefit your loved ones. May 13, 2019 2 min read Disclosure: Our goal is to feature products and services that we think you’ll find interesting and useful. If you purchase them, Entrepreneur may get a …

What’s the Best Way to Legally Structure Multiple Businesses?

There are advantages and disadvantages to structuring multiple business, and lots of ways to do it wrong. May 20, 2019 5 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Most entrepreneurs I know are driven, curious and never content with the status quo. These traits are probably why so many of them dabble in multiple ventures. A restaurateur …

Don’t Be Fooled by These C Corp. Fairy Tales

There are three myths advisors use to sell entrepreneurs on the value of C Corp., but you won’t find a happily ever after here. July 16, 2019 6 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. The following excerpt is from Mark J. Kohler’s book The Tax and Legal Playbook. Buy it now from Amazon | Barnes & …

The 7-Step Health Care Plan for Small-Business Owners

Discover how to maximize your health-care benefits, reduce costs and get tax benefits to boot. July 30, 2019 8 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. The following excerpt is from Mark J. Kohler’s book The Tax and Legal Playbook. Buy it now from Amazon | Barnes & Noble | IndieBound | Entrepreneur Books Over the past …

Getting Your Feet Wet in the Rental Property Business

August 13, 2019 4 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. The following excerpt is from Mark J. Kohler’s book The Tax and Legal Playbook. Buy it now from Amazon | Barnes & Noble | IndieBound | Entrepreneur Books Thinking of buying rental property can be daunting and overwhelming. Where does one start? Over the years, I’ve …

The 4 Benefits of Owning Rental Property as a Business

In addition to the tax savings you’ll generate, there are three other benefits to buying rental property. August 20, 2019 5 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. The following excerpt is from Mark J. Kohler’s book The Tax and Legal Playbook. Buy it now from Amazon | Barnes & Noble | IndieBound | Entrepreneur Books A …