Do you have a food truck, or other mobile food concept and wish to sell alcohol? Louisiana regulations make it difficult to carve out this niche. But the Class A-General permit, and Class A-Restaurant permit can allow for temporary liquor sales from mobile vendors.
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The Perils of Employee Background Checks
Conducting background searches on employees requires adherence to state and federal laws regulating the use of such information
The Importance Of Properly Classifying Employees
Misclassifying workers as independent contractors can put your business in serious legal jeopardy and cost you thousands in penalties.
What Is a Trademark Symbol and When Should I Use One?
Every entrepreneur wants a way for potential customers to quickly identify their business, whether it be a word, phrase, symbol, or logo, also known as a trademark. Once the complicated process of registering a trademark is complete, a new area of confusion commonly arises. When and how should a ...
American Greed: Scam Investment Opportunities and How to Spot Them
Red flags we see with scam business ventures or investments
How Founders Negotiate Legal Leverage and Fundraising
Process Leverage and Fundraising In any negotiation, legal leverage is the pressure you place on the other party to achieve your desired outcome. While leverage isn't the only thing that matters, it is a very powerful, yet underutilized, tool. It is important to understand when and where to us...
Want to Grow Your Business By Hiring An Intern? Tread cautiously.
Grow Your Business by Hiring an Intern Ready to move forward with hiring extra help but concerned with strapping yourself with another paid employee? Hiring an intern may be the perfect option. This hiring decision does come with a series of decisions and concerns. Managing peo...
New Year's Resolutions for Your Business
New Year's Business resolutions.
Advice and Tips on Becoming an Entrepreneur
Guest blogger offers tips for becoming an entrepreneur
Don't Get Nailed For Hammering Without A License
Louisiana contracting licensing.
STARTING YOUR BUSINESS IN THE LAND OF OPPORTUNITY – How Foreign Citizens can Start a Company in Louisiana
How foreign citizens can start a Louisiana LLC or corporation.
Don't Mix Business With Pleasure
Make sure to keep business life and personal life separate to avoid putting yourself and your company in jeopardy.
Big Law vs. Boutique Law: What Every Growing Business Choosing Legal Counsel Should Know
How to choose between and Big Law firm and a smaller Boutique firm for your business needs.
When to Seek Legal Advice During Each Business Phase
When to seek counsel depending on the life stage of your business.
Adapting Your Business to the New Normal
Strategies to help your business adapt during covid, including hiring outsourced legal counsel.
No Need to Starve As an Artist: Tips to Negotiating your Label Deal
Negotiating a record contract
My Restaurant or Bar in Orleans Parish is Closed Due to COVID. What do I need to do about renewing my Liquor License?
Louisiana and Orleans Parish restaurant and bars alcohol permit renewals extended, but the State's is now due. Orleans Parish renewal is due May 31, 2020.
Case Study: Louisiana and Federal Best Practices for Conducting an Internal Investigation of an Employment Discrimination Complaint
Sample Legal Memorandum from outside counsel summarizing best practices for conducting an internal audit as a result of discrimination complaints.
More on Force Majeure Under Louisiana Law
Force majeure arguments under Louisiana law, does your contract hold up? Are you excused from contractual performance during a pandemic?
Writ of Fieri Facias: What is it? What Are Your Rights?
I've been served with a Writ of Fieri Facias - what should I do?
Legal Considerations for Commercial Landlords and Tenants During Covid
Legal considerations for landlords and tenants during COVID-19 and how to legally modify commercial lease terms.
PPP Loans Using Your Business Structure
PPP Loans for various business structures
Disaster Assistance Loans: Help Completing the Initial Application
Applying for an Economic Disaster Assistance Loan might seem overwhelming. Here's a straightforward explanation on completing the initial online form. Much more detailed information will be needed by the SBA, but its important to start with this first step as soon as possible.
Acquiring Blighted Property in Louisiana Under the Blighted Property Statue: Possible Only with Dogged Perseverance
Acquiring Blighted Property Is Not for the Half-Hearted
Is COVID-19 a Qualifying Force Majeure or Other Rent Abatement Event under my Commercial Lease?
Does Coronavirus constitute a Force Majeure Event?