Business & Corporate

Don’t Let Your LLC Expire: LLC Owners Should Check Formation Documents to Confirm Perpetual Duration

By Rachel Lilienthal Stark on February 20th, 2024

Posted in Business & Commercial Law, Business & Corporate

When the New Jersey Limited Liability Company Act originally went into effect in January 1994, the Internal Revenue Service required that a limited liability company have at least a majority of the characteristics of a partnership in order to be taxed as a partnership rather than a corporation. The IRS… Continue reading

The Corporate Transparency Act and Reporting Requirements

By Alexis Wiggley & Rachel Lilienthal Stark on January 2nd, 2024

Posted in Business & Commercial Law, Business & Corporate

Current as of 1/2/2024 On January 1, 2024, the Corporate Transparency Act, 33 U.S.C. §5336, (the “CTA”) took effect and strict compliance must be met by all entities and individuals to which it applies. The CTA adds reporting requirements for particular beneficial owners in various entities. The CTA’s primary goal… Continue reading

McDonald’s Closure of Russian Locations Spotlights the Proper Way to Franchise Internationally

By Adam J. Siegelheim on June 22nd, 2022

Posted in Business & Corporate, Franchise

Recently, McDonald’s has been receiving much attention for its closure of restaurants in Russia due to Russia’s aggression into Ukraine. As part of the coverage, news outlets have been reporting on some of the underlying infrastructure McDonald’s invested in as part of its efforts to expand into Russia. As noted in… Continue reading

FTC Issues Penalty Offenses Concerning Money Making Opportunities to Hundreds of Franchise Companies

By Tara A. Speer on January 25th, 2022

Posted in Business & Corporate, Franchise

 The Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) has kept itself busy as of late, issuing a series of notices to over 1,000 businesses (many of them franchise companies) advising them that they could face civil penalties for conduct that the FTC has deemed unlawful. The Notice of Penalty Offenses Concerning Money-Making Opportunities… Continue reading

Appellate Division Rejects Notion That Members Can Simply Assent and Not Agree to the Terms of a Newly Drafted Operating Agreement

By Brian E. Kasper on May 27th, 2021

Posted in Business & Corporate, Litigation

On May 26, 2021, the Superior Court of New Jersey, Appellate Division issued an important decision in Premier Physician Network, LLC v. Robert Maro, Jr., M.D., et al, (Docket No. A-1152-20) concerning the governance of New Jersey limited liability companies (LLC). The issue before the Court was whether members of… Continue reading

The NJRA Will Launch the Small Business Lease Emergency Assistance Grant Program

By Rachel Lilienthal Stark & Dolores R. Kelley on August 5th, 2020

Posted in Business & Corporate

The New Jersey Redevelopment Authority (“NJRA”) will launch the Small Business Lease Emergency Assistance Grant Program on August 10, 2020. The program will allow businesses in 64 eligible municipalities to apply for grants of up to $10,000 for lease costs. The program will assist small business owners impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic,… Continue reading

PPP Loan Forgiveness Application Released

By Rachel Lilienthal Stark & Dolores R. Kelley on May 19th, 2020

Posted in Business & Corporate

The Small Business Administration (SBA) recently published the borrower application to request loan forgiveness for a Paycheck Protection Program loan (PPP Loan). The form and instructions inform Borrowers how to apply for forgiveness of their PPP Loans, consistent with the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act). Borrowers… Continue reading

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