The Compliance Officer’s Killer Application

It used to be that only the largest multi-nationals needed a Compliance Officer. Today most practices, regardless of size, would be wise to charge someone within their organization with the responsibility of keeping abreast and managing the compliance process. Take as an example European employment law that has been introduced over the last few ... More >

The Ideal Length Of Your Business Plan

by Dave Lavinsky When starting a business, you'll need a business plan. But just how long does that business plan need to be? From surveys of investor needs, Growthink has found that 15 to 25 pages of text is the optimum length in which to accomplish this. Any more and the time-constrained investor will be forced to skim ... More >

The Legal Issues of Starting a Business

By Jordi Shoman When you want to start your own business, it is not just a matter of setting up shop and waiting for the customers to come to you. Depending on what kind of business you want to start with your online incorporation , you may have to get permission from the town or city. Some areas of a city have special zoning regulations in ... More >

Types of Incorporations

Corporation A corporation is a separate legal entity that exists independently from its owners. A corporation is created and comes into existence when articles of incorporation (charter or certificate of incorporation in certain states) are filed with the proscribed fees, and accepted by the proper state authority S Corporation An S ... More >