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Litigation Law Blog Serving Fort Lauderdale, Massachusetts And New YorkFTC's Proposed Rule and the Current State of Non-Competes
On behalf of Margules Law Group, P.A. | 11/02/2023 | Firm News
According to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), one in five American workers are bound by a non-compete agreement which prohibits them from pursuing more favorable employment opportunities. A non-compete agreement or clause, in its most basic form, is an agreement between an employer and employee w...
U.S. Senators Introduce NIL Bill for NCAA International Athletes
On behalf of Margules Law Group, P.A. | 10/24/2023 | Firm News
On October 17, 2023, U.S. Senators Pete Ricketts (R-NE) and Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) introduced the Name, Image, and Likeness (NIL) for International Collegiate Athletes Act which would grant college athletes the ability to engage in NIL opportunities.
International athletes have st...
Recap of the 10th NIL Legislative Hearing on Capitol Hill
On behalf of Margules Law Group, P.A. | 10/18/2023 | Firm News
On Tuesday, October 17, 2023, the Senate Judiciary Committee held a hearing on Name, Image and Likeness (NIL) and the Future of College Sports. This hearing marked the 10th meeting on Capitol Hill regarding NIL since collegiate leaders began lobbying Congress for federal NIL legislation in 2019.
NEGOTIATING DATA PROTECTION LIABILITY IN COMMERCIAL CONTRACTS
On behalf of Margules Law Group, P.A. | 08/25/2021 | Firm News
Many startup companies today are contracting with data service providers to organize or process personal data provided by customers. For purposes of the General Data Protection Regulations (“GDPR”) and other data protection regulations recently enacted in the United States, the startup company i...
Preparing for Cyber Warfare: The Impact and Legal Effects of Cyber Attacks on Small Businesses
On behalf of Margules Law Group, P.A. | 08/11/2021 | Firm News
The world has changed. Today, Cyber Attacks happen almost daily and most small businesses are not prepared or equipped for the coming infiltration.
Let’s begin with an example: You are the CEO of your startup which is on the verge of obtaining first-round financing. One d...
The Power of the Operating Agreement and Ownership Rights in the Florida World of LLC’s
On behalf of Margules Law Group, P.A. | 07/22/2021 | Firm News
Florida first authorized LLCs through legislation in 1982 and today, there are currently close to 1.5 million LLCs registered with the Florida Department of State. This makes LLCs the most popular form of entity in Florida. With the abundant amount of small businesses, it is inevitable that some com...