8 New Changes To The Illinois Limited Liability Company Act

By |June 21st, 2017|

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 […]

UBR on WVON 03.04.17: Employee Handbooks

By |March 7th, 2017|

Should You Register A Trademark Internationally?

By |March 7th, 2017|

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 […]

UBR on WVON: Housing For-Profit Activities Outside of Your Non-Profit Entity

By |February 25th, 2017|

UBR: Changing Strategy by Periodically Re-Evaluating Your Industry & Contractual Relationships

By |February 24th, 2017|

Changes to the Illinois LLC Act: What You Need to Know

By |December 8th, 2016|

When incorporating a business, many owners will structure their entity as a limited liability company, commonly known as a LLC. Limited liability companies are often less complex than other corporate entities, while offering more flexibility, favorable tax benefits and legal protection for personal assets. The Illinois LLC Act governs all limited liability companies within the […]

Corporate Formation 101: Paperwork & Filing

By |December 1st, 2016|

When establishing a new business, one of the many things you’ll need to consider is how you want to structure your new entity. You may decide to incorporate, form a partnership, sole proprietorship or limited liability company. Forming a corporation means your business will operate as its own entity. If you decide to incorporate, the […]

How to Avoid Wrongful Termination Lawsuits

By |November 23rd, 2016|

You hire a contractor to complete an office space renovation, but the work is taking longer than anticipated and has surpassed the completion date outlined in your contract. Your staff is displaced, but you are still locked into the contract with the original vendor. It is time to enact the termination clause.

There are several reasons […]

Urban Business Roundtable 11.19.16: Enforcing Non-Competes & Other Restrictive Covenants

By |November 19th, 2016|

Urban Business Roundtable 11.05.16: Term & Termination Provisions

By |November 5th, 2016|