We’re often asked about what financial or other company information has to be disclosed to investors and stockholders, what information can be demanded, and what information can be kept internally. We’re kicking off a two-part series to clear up some commonly asked questions about financial inspection rights, starting with the […]

Continue to follow our blog as we chronicle the newest litigation facing Uber. Uber’s Latest Legal Battle By now, you may have heard about the latest of Uber Technologies’ woes: a lawsuit, filed by one of their earliest venture capital investors, Benchmark Capital.  Benchmark has alleged that Uber’s founder and now-former […]

 This year, Ohio made important updates to both its corporate and LLC codes. Overall, the changes to the corporate code were well warranted and should be seen as an improvement over the previous iteration of the code. However, the updates to the LLC code, especially in the area of fiduciary […]

Wikipedia defines a “social enterprise” as “any for-profit or non-profit organization that applies capitalistic strategies to achieving philanthropic goals.”  The concept has been getting quite a bit of attention recently–without a doubt, for good reasons.   Within the past few years, the Low Profit Limited Liability Company (“L3C”) and the Benefit […]

Startup and growing companies often use deferred compensation as an effective way to attract and retain important employees.  Unfortunately, this process has been complicated by a recent tax change that significantly penalizes a broad range of “non-qualified” deferred compensation plans.  Under Section 409A, deferred compensation which does not meet certain […]