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How the ad industry can help kill fake news (access required)

Last month Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg appeared before Congress and apologized for his company’s mishandling of such issues as data privacy, for the proliferation of fake news and for allowing private companies like Cambridge Analytica unauthorized access to data. Zuckerberg ...

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An epic victory on class action waivers

In a significant win for employers, the United States Supreme Court has issued a landmark decision upholding the use of class action waivers in employment arbitration agreements.  This ruling permits employers across the country to enforce individual arbitration agreements with ...

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Portland seeks to cross threshold with strict house size limits (access required)

On May 8, the Portland Planning and Sustainability Commission held its first hearing on the Residential Infill Project, which includes strict size limits for single-family homes that can be built or remodeled in most areas of the city. To that ...

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Is there such thing as privacy anymore? (access required)

As a fraud investigator for the past 20 years, I’ve taken advantage of a vast amount of information available through public sources. In most cases, individuals can’t control what personal information is out there. However, it’s becoming routine for people ...

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How lenders make loan decisions (access required)

At some point in the lifespan of your business, you may need to approach a bank for financing. Perhaps your goals include funding startup costs or growth plans, refinancing existing debt, or acquiring real estate, equipment or even another business. ...

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U.S. companies, are you ready for the GDPR?

Think the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) doesn’t apply to U.S. companies? Think again, and quickly, as the massive data protection law – the biggest change to EU data privacy in more than 20 years – goes into effect on ...

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How’s the financial health of your not-for-profit? (access required)

Some may think that a not-for-profit (NFP) should not generate a profit. If an NFP continually has no profit, it will not be able to sustain its mission. Being financially fit and stable is critical to any business, including an ...

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Artificial intelligence will have a big impact on the legal world (access required)

Over the past year, there’s been a lot of talk about artificial intelligence (AI) and its potential, both negative and positive. Some tout an idyllic world where robots cater to the every want and need of humans. Others, like Elon ...

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Widening the path to retirement with employee ownership (access required)

By nearly every metric, the retirement outlook in America is growing dire. In fact, the ability to retire with any financial security is no longer a “given” for many workers approaching their golden years: the days of the traditional pension are gone, ...

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