SEC Sues Kik Over $100mm ICO

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 is a capital-raising tool similar to an IPO […]

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

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

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, streamlined opportunity for companies to assess and explore international business expansion and investment. By […]

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

New Sales Tax Laws for Online Businesses

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 sales tax if the business had a physical presence such as an office, distribution […]

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

8 New Changes To The Illinois Limited Liability Company Act

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 Company Act, and brings Illinois more in-line with the Uniform Limited Liability Company Act […]

Should You Register A Trademark Internationally?

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. This helps protect and enforce your trademark in the international market place. After all, if you have worked […]

Jamal Jackson Nominated For 40 Under 40 Game Changers Award

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 their industry and community.

The award ceremony will take place on Thursday, Sept. 29 at […]

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

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

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 Life Insurance Trusts (“ILIT”).

Without proper planning, a departing owner may leave a business in […]

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

NEW LABOR REGULATIONS INCREASE EMPLOYERS’ BURDENS

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 the required salary amount that an employee must be paid if that employee is […]

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

ACKNOWLEDING WHO WE ARE (A Tribute To Women’s History Month)

Rosa Parks, Misty Copeland, Michelle Obama, Mae Carol Jemison, Sandra Day O’Connor, Margaret Thatcher, and Angela Merkel… what type of feelings do you have when you hear these names? I feel impressed, motivated, in-awe.

I recently, held a women’s roundtable networking event that was aimed at getting women together to discuss real issues that women face […]

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

Equity Crowdfunding: 6 Things To Know

On October 30, 2015, the Securities & Exchange Commission released the long-anticipated final regulations for Equity Crowdfunding, which was a provision of Title III of the 2012 JOBS Act. The passing of these final rules set into motion what could possibly be the largest shift in capital access and investment in the private markets… ever.

These […]

By |February 23rd, 2016|Private Equity, Selling Advice|0 Comments
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