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AGREEMENT AMENDMENTS NEEDED FOR MULTI-OWNER PASS THROUGH ENTITIES

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AGREEMENT AMENDMENTS NEEDED FOR MULTI-OWNER PASS THROUGH ENTITIES

Amending governing agreements for multi-member limited liability companies, partnerships and other so-called pass through entities taxed as partnerships (“entity”) is now highly advisable for tax years commencing after December 31, 2017. For the commonly used limited liability company (“LLC”), this governing agreement is usually called an Operating Agreement. The need for amendment is because the […]

Weston Hurd is Recognized by U.S. News – Best Lawyers®

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Weston Hurd is Recognized by U.S. News – Best Lawyers®

Weston Hurd is pleased to announce that it has been recognized by U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” as a 2018 Metropolitan Tier 1 Firm in Cleveland for: Commercial Litigation Insurance Law Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants https://bestlawfirms.usnews.com/profile/weston-hurd-llp/overview/25795

Are Your Employees Paying to Earn a Living? Tips to Keep Workplace Sexual Harassment Out of Your Organization

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Are Your Employees Paying to Earn a Living? Tips to Keep Workplace Sexual Harassment Out of Your Organization

More than 75 women have accused movie mogul Harvey Weinstein of sexual abuse and harassment.  As a result, Weinstein has been ousted from the movie and television studio he helped to found. More recently, numerous men have come forward with allegations of sexual misconduct against actor Kevin Spacey.  Netflix responded by firing Spacey from his […]

Risk Management Seminars for Architects & Engineers

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Risk Management Seminars for Architects & Engineers

David Patterson teamed up with Eric Pempus of DesignPro Insurance Group for the first of three presentations for architects and engineers on the topic of Allocating Risks through Professional Practice Management and Contract Terms & Conditions. The first program was held today at the American Institute of Architects’ Columbus office. The program will be repeated […]

You Auto Know! SOCIAL MEDIA, AGAIN

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You Auto Know! SOCIAL MEDIA, AGAIN

Everyone uses some form of social media whether Facebook®, Twitter®, Snapchat®, or any other variation that is out there or will be out there in the future.  Further, advertising has become so sophisticated that at times potential customers can be individually targeted with a brief message posted on their Facebook or other social media.  Regardless […]

NEW OHIO SUPREME COURT DRAM SHOP DECISION

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NEW OHIO SUPREME COURT DRAM SHOP DECISION

The Ohio Supreme Court decided the Dram Shop Act case on Wednesday, September 6: Johnson v. Montgomery, Slip Opinion No. 2017-Ohio-7445 Basically, it applied the protections of the Dram Shop Act to liquor permit holders even when they encouraged the club’s exotic dancers to drink, did not keep track of how much they drank, and […]