A.I. & Business – The Legal Landscape

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Marvin Minsky, credited as a founding father of Artificial Intelligence (“AI”), died at the age of 88 on January 24, 2016. The cause of death – a cerebral hemorrhage. Interestingly enough, Minsky compared the human brain to a machine whose functioning […]

By |September 19th, 2019|Selling Advice, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Recreational Cannabis: Quick Facts for Employers

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The Cannabis Regulations and Tax Act (the “Act”), legalizing the recreational use of cannabis in Illinois, was signed into law on June 25, 2019. The Act details the rights, restrictions, and obligations related to 1) an individuals’ use of cannabis; 2) […]

SEC Sues Kik Over $100mm ICO

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If you’ve been following the evolution of cryptocurrency and digital assets, then you understand (or can at least appreciate) the mass confusion that “half-in/half-out” government regulations have created. No greater is this confusion and grey area than in relation to ICOs.

An ICO […]

By |June 20th, 2019|Business Growth, Private Equity, Selling Advice|0 Comments

Trade Missions: 3 Tips to Yielding a Positive Return on Investment

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Trade Missions are international trips organized by government entities or private groups for the purpose of allowing the mission’s participants (typically companies & investors) to explore foreign business opportunities. A primary trade mission benefit is that it provides a risk-free, […]

By |June 20th, 2019|International Business, Selling Advice|0 Comments

New Sales Tax Laws for Online Businesses

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On June 21, 2018, the Supreme Court overturned the Quill Corp. v. North Dakota physical-presence standard in favor of an economic standard impacting businesses’ requirement to collect sales tax any of the states.  Previously, a state could only require a business to collect […]

By |October 30th, 2018|Business Growth, Selling Advice, Tax|0 Comments

8 New Changes To The Illinois Limited Liability Company Act

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In the spring of 2016 the Illinois House and Senate passed the HB4361, which was signed into law on July 28, 2016, by Governor Bruce Rauner. This bill, which becomes effective July 1st, brings about sweeping changes to the Illinois Limited Liability […]

Should You Register A Trademark Internationally?

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While you may have trademark protection in the United States, you may not have it abroad. Protecting your trademark in the international market is important if you offer your products or services (service marks) in international forums
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Jamal Jackson Nominated For 40 Under 40 Game Changers Award

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Jackson Corporate Law Office managing partner Jamal Jackson has been nominated for a 40 Under 40 Game Changers award by The Urban Business Roundtable, WVON-AM and Ariel Investments. The annual honor recognizes black business achievers under 40 for their groundbreaking work in […]

By |September 23rd, 2016|Selling Advice|0 Comments

Taxation of Life Insurance: Protect Your Business With An Irrevocable Life Insurance Trust (ILIT)

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So you’ve decided to fund your business succession plan with a life insurance policy. Smart move. However, don’t make the mistake of leaving the insurance proceeds to Uncle Sam. In this article, I discuss the importance of Irrevocable […]

By |June 14th, 2016|Estate Planning, Selling Advice|0 Comments

NEW LABOR REGULATIONS INCREASE EMPLOYERS’ BURDENS

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On May 18, 2016 the U.S. Department of Labor announced a final rule regarding overtime payment qualifications under the Fair Labor and Standards Act (the “FLSA”). The rule is to be effective as of December 1, 2016 and it raises […]

By |June 14th, 2016|Employment Law, Selling Advice|0 Comments
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