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Special Edition - Covid-19 Updates

3/23/2020

CERTAIN EMPLOYERS REQUIRED TO PROVIDE EMERGENCY PAID SICK LEAVE AND EMERGENCY FAMILY LEAVE RELATED TO THE CORONAVIRUS

On March 18, 2020, Congress passed and President ...

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Important COVID-19 Updates

3/17/2020

For Businesses, Entrepreneurs & Organizations

CONTRACTS

The business impact of the novel COVID-19 virus outbreak has many business owners reviewing the "force majeure" clauses in their ...

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What You Need to Know About Indemnification Clauses - Part 1

2/6/2020

One of the most overlooked provisions in almost any contract is the indemnification clause. While most people pay a great deal of attention to the ...

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Legal Documents in 2020 and Beyond

2/6/2020
Everyone likes shortcuts, right? It saves you time! However, when it comes to legal documents, you should never take a shortcut. Due to the amount ...
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The Changing Landscape of Data Protection and Privacy Laws

2/6/2020

As online use continues to expand, and data use and collection increases, issues emerge around data breaches and data protection. Recently California became the first ...

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Super Lawyer 2020

DAVIS, AGNOR, RAPAPORT & SKALNY, LLC ANNOUNCES EIGHT ATTORNEYS NAMED 2020 SUPER LAWYERS

2/5/2020

The law firm of Davis, Agnor, Rapaport & Skalny, LLC announced that five of its partners, Paul Skalny, Alisa Cummins, Michael Davis, Angela Grau, and Scott ...

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Ed Kidner Joins The Firm as Merger & Acquisition Practice Continues to Grow

2/5/2020

Davis, Agnor, Rapaport & Skalny announced today that Ed Kidner has joined the firm as an attorney, working primarily in its Business and Transactional Practice Group ...

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START THE NEW YEAR ON THE RIGHT FOOT: GET YOUR BUSINESS CHECK-UP!

12/18/2019

If you are like many entrepreneurs, your business plan may focus on growth, marketing or product development – or sometimes just day-to-day survival.  In the middle ...

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Are Land Surveys Really Necessary?

11/4/2019

Buying a property can be an expensive process.  Among the many costs that a buyer faces, such as the cost of inspections, transfer taxes, and ...

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Howard County Office Building Disaster
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What to Pack Before Disaster Strikes

9/23/2019

We all know the statistic: over half of all small businesses that experience disaster will never reopen.  Despite this fact, many businesses don’t have ...

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Selling Your Business? SHHHHH!

9/23/2019

You are looking at selling the business you have built over many years. You are excited about the prospect of retiring or maybe pursuing another ...

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Prepayment Penalties: An Unwelcome Surprise

8/6/2019

Whether you have applied for a loan or are thinking about doing so, it is important to consider whether you could be charged a fee ...

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THE MANAGEMENT BUYOUT: Looking Within for an Exit Strategy

7/5/2019

With more and more Baby Boomers seeking to retire, we are witnessing an uptick in business owners looking for an exit strategy.  For some, the ...

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2019 Legislative Update

5/29/2019

The Maryland General Assembly opened its 2019 session on January 9th. During this year's session, 2,500 bills were filed and a total of ...

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Is Your Business the Target of Social Engineering?

3/29/2019

Have you or your business been the victim of “social engineering”?  Although you may never have heard the term “social engineering,” you are probably already ...

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How Public are Complaints Against Physicians?

3/29/2019

Patients rely on the integrity and competence of physicians to safely administer medical treatment, medications, and advice.  Whenever a patient experiences an unexpected response to ...

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How to Prepare for Litigation as a Business Owner

3/4/2019

Most owners of small businesses trust that doing the right thing, such as taking care of their employees, and respecting their customers and suppliers, will ...

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The Use of Business Entities for Asset Preservation

3/4/2019

One of the most effective ways to protect a business owner's personal assets is to operate the business through a corporation, LLC, limited partnership ...

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Computer and Social Media Policies for the Workplace

1/30/2019

Virtually every company relies on computers, email, and the internet to operate, and has employees who use the company’s computers, email, and internet access ...

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Binders

New Year, New Updates!

12/26/2018

A healthy employer and employee relationship is key to a productive work environment. By annually updating your employment policies and handbooks, you will maintain consistency ...

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