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What Do New Mexico Businesses Need to Know About Accepting Credit Card Payments for CBD Products?

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Recitational Cannabis is now legal in the state of New Mexico. As many entrepreneurs’ look to the Land of Enchantment for a jumping off point into what may well prove to be a lucrative venture, BLSW is circling in the experts to help give business owners the “right” information. Ginger Hollowell, owner of Electronic Money Company has been providing merchant services for …

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Learn How To Outmaneuver a Cybercriminal

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Do you use a computer in your business? How about point of sales systems or credit card machines? Do you store customers’ personal information on any electronic devices? If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, your business is in need of Cybersecurity. Let’s face it, doing business today means that it is important to make cybersecurity a priority …

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General Liability Insurance vs. Liquor Liability

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Assuming general liability insurance covers liquor liability is a mistake. Many business owners are surprised to learn that their general liability insurance does not cover liquor liability. The confusion stems from “host liquor” liability coverage, which is regularly listed within a general liability policy. Host Liquor Liability Coverage will only provide protection related to the incidental service of alcohol; it …

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The 2021 Class of Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

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BLSW- Simply The Best Business Attorneys We are pleased to announce that 100% of the BLSW Partners and more than half of the Associates were named to the 2021 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars List. Super Lawyers: Don Kochersberger, III and Larry Donahue Rising Stars: Alicia McConnell, Ian Alden and Kameron Kramer “Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding …

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Do You Have a Will For Your Business?

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Attorney Ian Alden to host a workshop aimed at educating business owners on business succession planning. Do you have a will?  Have you thought about how you would take care of your family if something happened to you?  Have you given any thought to retirement?  Well, the same thought process needs to go into your business.  If the unthinkable were …

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What Is So Important About An Operating Agreement?

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It is one of the most important documents associated with your business yet in so many instances it is the least considered.  In fact, a frightening amount of small business owners merely downloaded a generic form and signed it when starting their business with little knowledge as to what was in the document.  The Operating Agreement for your business dictates …

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Do You Know The Top 10 Mistakes Business Owners Consistently Make?

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Firm Partner Larry Donahue is teaching this informative 2- part workshop. 25 +years and thousands of clients later, Attorney Larry Donahue has been able to identify the all-too-common mistakes small business owners everywhere, in every type of business make over and over again.   The good news is, once you know about these mistakes, it is easy to avoid them.  Even …

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Important Legal Considerations When Selling On-line.

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Thinking about selling goods or services online?  You should.  If COVID-19 taught small businesses anything, it is the importance of an online presence in order to stay in business!  Learn about the important considerations that come with selling online.  From contract considerations when hiring someone to build a website, using and posting photos, cyber insurance, dealing with negative reviews to …