Large retail chains and financial institutions are not the only entities at risk when it comes to data breaches; small businesses are just as vulnerable to large-scale security breaches of their information technology systems. Olivia Gonzalez explains a business' requirements under Washington's updated data breach notification law.
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Antitrust concerns are not just for large public corporations. Smaller, closely held businesses can also face antitrust charges. Brad Axel explains how the owners and managers of those businesses run the risk of being held personally liable—and face significant fines—when antitrust charges arise. (4:04)
The Department of Justice considers websites places of public accommodation and has shown an increasing interest in ensuring that goods and services offered online are equally accessible to persons with disabilities. Krista Nelson and Aviva Kamm suggest steps that companies can take to make their sites more accessible.
The Department of Justice considers websites places of public accommodation and has shown an increasing interest in ensuring that goods and services offered online are equally accessible to persons with disabilities. Krista Nelson and Aviva Kamm explain why businesses should review their websites for compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Employers and employees alike often wonder whether their non-compete agreements are enforceable. This post reviews the factors that affect the enforceability of a non-compete agreement.
Attacks by cyber criminals have been making major headlines lately. Any business that electronically stores or transmits customer financial data, patient medical records, or personal information about its employees is a potential victim of cyber crime or malicious computer programs. This post outlines the insurance provisions business owners should review to determine if their businesses are covered.