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Business Law Southwest Lawyers to Join Panel Discussing AI & HR

In Employment Law by Kristy DonahueLeave a Comment

Family Friendly NM’s mission is to support businesses in creating family friendly workplaces. This November, Family Friendly NM will be hosting a virtual workshop- “Unlocking AI in Business & HR”. The workshop is scheduled for November 28, 2023, from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM. This event promises to be an insightful exploration of how artificial intelligence (AI) is transforming HR …

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Business Law Southwest Named a 2024 Platinum Family Friendly Business

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Business Law Southwest was named a 2024 Platinum Level Family Friendly Business by Here’s what you should know about Mission: Family Friendly New Mexico’s mission is to recognize and support employers that adopt and implement family friendly policies so that businesses, employees and their families can thrive. Vision: Family Friendly New Mexico envisions that all New Mexican workers are able …

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How Does Seller Financing Work When Buying or Selling a Company?

In Business Tips, Business Transactions by Gage AndersonLeave a Comment

Buying or selling a company can be a complicated process, and the financing options available can make all the difference. One financing option that’s gaining popularity, especially for small to medium-sized businesses, is seller financing. This arrangement involves the seller financing part or all of the sale price of the business, rather than relying solely on a third-party lender. In …

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How a Lawyer Can Protect Your Business’s Trade Secrets

In Intellectual Property, Trade Secrets by Larry DonahueLeave a Comment

Your business’s trade secrets are key components of your company’s success and profitability. Trade Secrets are unique assets that hold intrinsic value and competitive advantage. Therefore, it’s necessary to safeguard them at all costs to avoid potential breaches by competitors, employees or hackers. Hiring a lawyer is one of the best ways to protect your business’s trade secrets and confidential …

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Buy Sell Insurance vs. Key Man Insurance: Understanding the Difference and Importance for Your Business

In Business Succession Planning, Business Tips, Dispute Resolution by Larry DonahueLeave a Comment

Starting a business can be an exciting yet daunting experience. While focusing on the business strategies, legalities, and overall growth of the company, the importance of protecting the business from unforeseen circumstances can often be forgotten. This is where insurance comes in, specifically Buy Sell Insurance and Key Man Insurance. In this blog post, we will explore the difference between …

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The Corporate Transparency Act and New Mexico Citizens

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Recent changes in federal legislation will result in a new status quo for New Mexico business owners. The Corporate Transparency Act goes into effect nationally on January 1st, 2024. This act will require businesses to report their beneficial owners. This post will explore when a report is necessary, what to include and and who to report to. Who is Considered …

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Understanding At-Will Employment in New Mexico 

In Contracts, Employment Contract, Employment Law by Gage AndersonLeave a Comment

As a business owner or employee in New Mexico, it’s important to understand what at-will employment means and what rights and obligations come with it. At-will employment is a common type of employment relationship where an employer can terminate an employee at any time, for any reason, and without notice. However, there are some legal limitations on at-will employment in …

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BLSW Attorney Johnn Osborn Makes a Compelling Cannabis Argument

In Dispute Resolution by Larry DonahueLeave a Comment

Johnn Osborn has recently received some media attention, both locally and nationally, for his part in changing the zoning laws that previously dictated the distance in which cannabis businesses had to maintain from each other. By successfully arguing that a cannabis business going into vacant establishment improves the Albuquerque community, more cannabis retailers now have the green light to set …