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PPP Loans and Tax Credit: Free Virtual Workshop For Business Owners

In Business Tips, COVID-19, Employment Law, Marketing Tips by Kristy DonahueLeave a Comment

BLSW Attorneys are teaming up with SBDC New Mexico for a free online workshop for business owners. Join attorneys Larry Donahue and Ian Alden on January 15 to learn about the latest in PPP funding. New round of stimulus funds Employee tax credits What you can do to limit the amounts you need to pay back The workshop is free. …

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Are You Being Held Captive By Your Merchant Services Provider?

In Business Tips, Business Transactions, Contracts by Kristy DonahueLeave a Comment

It is astonishing how many businesses continually set themselves up to pay outrageous fees and penalties. As business attorneys, we are skilled at reading contracts for our clients and pointing out any unfair or questionable content. However, most business owners enter into contracts everyday without consulting a business attorney. Naturally, if everything goes well, there are generally no issues. However, …

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Free Virtual Workshop for Tourism Focused Businesses in New Mexico

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Preparing you and your tourism business for post-pandemic decisions Date: October 27, 2020 Time: 9:00 am – 4:30 pm Virtual Venue: GoToMeeting Brought to you by The NM Department of Tourism in a partnership with New Mexico True, SBDC New Mexico and Law 4 Small Business. This virtual workshop is designed to assist New Mexico’s small tourism businesses with forecasting the most …

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Why Is Privacy In Business Almost Extinct?

In Business Tips, Business Transactions, LLC Formation by Kristy DonahueLeave a Comment

In an interview with The Small Business Exchange, Larry Donahue discusses privacy in the digital age. Larry Donahue is a Partner at BLSW. Along with being tasked with Management of the Internet Division, he is also know within the legal community at large as the “Father” of the Anonymous LLC. For nearly two decades, Donahue has been explaining the virtues …

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Business Law Southwest Adds Attorney To Litigation Team

In Bankruptcy, Business Tips, Business Transactions, COVID-19 by Kristy DonahueLeave a Comment

Stephanie L. Schaeffer, Esq. brings new service offerings to BLSW Clients Stephanie L. Schaeffer, Esq has joined Business Law Southwest as an Associate Attorney. With nearly two decades of legal experience, Ms. Schaeffer is a fantastic fit for the BLSW team. Ms. Shaeffer’s excels in commercial litigation, real estate law and bankruptcy law.  Partner and Manager of the litigation group, …

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Do You Know About The “Decline” Credit Card Scam?

In Business Tips, Business Transactions, Dispute Resolution, Fraud & Embezzelment by Kristy DonahueLeave a Comment

“That’s strange, I have plenty of credit…try the card again.” “Hogwash!” cries Ginger Hollowell author of “Secrets of Credit Card Processing Fees Revealed” and Owner of the Electric Money Company. https://electronicmoneycompany.com/ “When a card is declined at point of sale, it means the card DOES NOT have enough credit for the purchase. That simple. ” According to Ms. Hollowell, this …

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Ponzi Scheme vs. Pyramid Scheme

In Business Tips, Fraud & Embezzelment, Litigation & Lawsuits, White Collar Criminal Defense by Kristy DonahueLeave a Comment

New Mexico Has Known Its Fair Share of Scams. Back in the early 2000’s there was a buzz among professional women in Albuquerque. I became aware of it when a friend told me she was advancing $5000 from her credit card in order to participate in an investment program that was by invitation only, and open solely to women. She …

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Team Up For New Mexico Talks Business with Larry Donahue

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Larry Donahue, Partner at Business Law Southwest and Law 4 Small Business, discusses the reopening of New Mexico’s Businesses after the COVID-19 shutdown. ESPN Radio http://www.1017theteam.com/ welcomed Larry Donahue back to their show to talk about the re-opening of New Mexico’s small businesses. Topics such as current legal concerns among business owners, tips to open businesses up safely and ways …

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Q & A With Ian Alden, Esq.

In Business Tips, Rising Stars, Super Lawyers by Kristy DonahueLeave a Comment

*Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The patented selection process includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations.”SUPER LAWYERS What does being named a Super Lawyer/Rising Star mean to you? Being a Rising Star means that I have more visibility to reach …

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Larry Donahue: Super Lawyer 2020

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*Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The patented selection process includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations.” –SUPER LAWYERS  Larry became a Lawyer because he wanted to be able to help people, especially those in small business and technology.  He knew …