PLDO Law Blog

Month: April 2018

Overcoming Obstacles to Success

Overcoming Obstacles to Success

If you are like me, you are always seeking tips on how to overcome challenges. When accelerating progress in your business and professional life, though, you want to avoid reinventing the wheel. We all know that entrepreneurs have vision; however, what sets them apart...

BIG DATA – Approach with Mindful Caution

BIG DATA – Approach with Mindful Caution

The digital footprint we leave behind when we post, purchase or shop online are like the bread crumbs of our daily lives and behaviors. This trail creates a profile of who we are, what we do, what we like or dislike and so much more. In this video, PLDO Partner Brian...

Insuring Accounts Receivable: A Quick Primer

Insuring Accounts Receivable: A Quick Primer

What do you do when your largest customer goes bankrupt? Panic? Probably. But, once the immediate panic subsides, some smart business owners call their insurance company and put in a claim under their "accounts receivable insurance" policy. Accounts receivable and...

WITHHOLDING THAT EMPLOYEE BONUS CAN BE COSTLY

The law regarding an employer’s obligation to pay contractual bonus amounts received significant clarification in a recent Rhode Island case. Why this is important is that Wage Act violations are subject to mandatory double damages plus attorneys’ fees, and can even...

WHAT’S IN A NAME?

Nonprofit organizations sometimes find that changing missions or a desire for a more updated image fosters consideration of a change in the entity’s name. There are two options if you wish to alter your nonprofit’s name. The nonprofit can legally change its name by...