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What the CARES Act Do For Businesses

After weeks of anticipation, the federal government enacted the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (“CARES Act”). The Act is the largest of its kind ever enacted and provides relief for small and mid-size businesses through a variety of programs.

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Taxation of Cryptocurrency Transactions

Over the past few years, we have received a growing number of inquiries regarding the taxation of so-called virtual or cryptocurrencies from individuals who have purchased such currency and others who are mining the currency.

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If You Don’t Have Anything Nice to Say, Post it on the Internet

It was an axiom of childhood: “If you can’t say something nice about someone, don’t say anything at all.” The reality of business in the internet age is that if you can’t say something nice about a customer experience … you will probably post a negative review on Yelp, Google, Angie’s List or a similar review site.

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Marriage, Divorce and Estate Planning: An Overview of Issues

This article provides an overview of issues that trusts and estates practitioners need to consider with regard to marriage and divorce, whether in the planning stages or in the administration of a trust or estate, as well as statutory provisions that attempt to solve for a failure to provide for a spouse or to make changes to a plan drafted prior to a divorce.

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Emoji Law 101

Remember when they were just called “Smiley Faces” – the minimalist “face” composed of two dots for eyes, and an upended parenthesis of a smile? In short order, these key-stroke images evolved into the hairless, yellow circles that graced multiple methods of electronic communication: the emoji.

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