Does COVID-19 Excuse A Contract Breach?

Does COVID-19 Excuse A Contract Breach?

Contracts can be modified and excused by the current COVID-19 pandemic pursuant to the doctrines of commercial impracticability, impossibility and frustration of purpose. As businesses large and small face, the prospect of contractual breaches due to the impact of...

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What is trademark infringement?

What is trademark infringement?

Trademark infringement is the unauthorized use of a trademark or service mark (or a substantially similar mark) on competing or related goods and services.  The success of a lawsuit to stop the infringement usually turns on whether the...

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Franchising VS Opening Your Own Business

Franchising VS Opening Your Own Business

What is the difference between franchising versus opening your own business? Buying the right franchise can be much easier than starting your own business. If you decide to become a franchisee, get the paperwork (known in the industry as a Franchise Disclosure...

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What are Business Ethics?

What are Business Ethics?

Business ethics, also known as corporate ethics, is a form of applied ethics or professional ethics, that examines ethical principles and moral or ethical problems that can arise in a business environment.  This concept applies to all...

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What is Business Law?

What is Business Law?

Business law deals with the creation of new businesses and the issues that arise as existing businesses interact with the public, other companies, and the government. To understand the role of business law within the legal system, it helps to view businesses as...

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What is Real Estate Law?

What is Real Estate Law?

Real estate law is the area of law that governs buying, using and selling land. This law governs the acquisition of property and how it is developed. There are many different aspects of real estate law, for example, deeds, titles,...

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What is a Franchise Agreement?

What is a Franchise Agreement?

A franchise agreement is a legal agreement that creates a franchise relationship between a franchisor and a franchisee. Within a franchise agreement, the franchisee is granted the legal right to establish a franchised outlet and operation where the franchisee, among...

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What are Michigan’s Gun Laws for 2020?

What are Michigan’s Gun Laws for 2020?

Michigan is a shall-issue state. Licenses are issued at the local level by county clerks. A permit to purchase, a background check and firearms registration are required to buy a handgun from a private individual. Open carry is legal in Michigan...

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