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New Illinois Business Laws

New Illinois Business Laws

With over 300 new laws taking effect January 1, 2024, some that could have a substantial impact on your business include: The Federal Corporate Transparency Act requires a business to file with the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network. New criminal penalties for...
Inventory/Product Loss

Inventory/Product Loss

Insurance trade groups report an increasing number of loss claims arising from inventory and product loss – often employee theft. As these losses increase premiums increases will follow. Be sure that any steps taken to prevent such losses are legal, defensible,...
Disclosing a Data Breach

Disclosing a Data Breach

Suffering a data breach could be fatal to your business, but if it isn’t, don’t let your handling the breach make it so.  Federal and state laws and trade association standards provide some guidance on when, what type and to whom notices of a data breach must be...
New View on Unfair Competition

New View on Unfair Competition

A recent Illinois Appellate Court ruling upheld a carpet cleaner’s claim against a competitor that its competitors’ use of cleaning chemicals banned by the EPA that do a better cleaning job than his legal cleaning solutions constituted unfair competition in Illinois....
Negative Pledge in Loan Documents

Negative Pledge in Loan Documents

While it is always important to read and understand the contracts you sign, loan documents, particularly those that look to be the lender’s printed “standard form” can contain hidden provisions. While a loan may say its “unsecured,” not constituting a lien on your...
Personal Umbrella Policy

Personal Umbrella Policy

A personal umbrella insurance policy is a layer of coverage above your auto, homeowners and business coverage to protect your business or personal estate in the event of a catastrophic claim. It should start low enough to avoid gaps with underlying coverage and be...
Gift Tax Exclusion

Gift Tax Exclusion

On January 1, 2023, the federal gift tax exclusion increased dramatically by $860,000.00 or $1,720,000.00 for couples, for a total of $12.06 million. This could dramatically affect your giving, funding trusts and leaving inheritances to children and grandchildren....

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