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Piercing The Corporate Veil – When a Stockholder is Liable for the Obligations of a Corporation

Piercing the Corporate Veil Most Often Occurs in Instances of Fraud or Malfeasance Despite the general rule that stockholders are not personally liable to creditors of a corporation (the operational meaning of “limited liability”), there are specific circumstances where creditors may “pierce the corporate veil” to satisfy corporate obligations by…

Tips on How to Protect Your Common Law Trademark

Many start-ups are interested in protecting their brands, but initially may not have the resources to file trademark registrations with U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). Trademarks do not have to be registered with the USPTO in order for the trademark to be protected by the owner.  You may have…

8 Tips for Drafting an Online Privacy Policy

If you are starting an online business and collecting information from your users or customers via your website or a mobile application, then you need to draft and implement an online privacy policy. In general, your online privacy policy is your company’s pledge to your customers about how you will…