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CAN A CHARITY HOLD A RAFFLE?

Two of my boys, Ted and Scott (visiting from London), and I recently enjoyed an exciting Los Angeles Kings’ victorious game at Staples Center. We saw several things you’d expect at a Kings game: Numerous fans wearing Jonathan Quick’s No. 32 jersey; folks sporting hats...

A lesson in investigation

Employer, a Delaware corporation based in California, hears rumors that its Japanese branch is having “accounting” issues. So it conducts an investigation and hires a private investigator firm to handle it. During this investigation, the company’s CEO flies to Japan...

CORPORATE PROTECTION MAY NOT BE ENOUGH

It was a hot, smoky room, full of the moneyed elite that seem to live in a universe separate from the rest of us. This upper crust composed the power that drove that maker of public opinion and destroyer of men: the publishers and editors of The Light. They were...

THE DILEMMA OF CHOOSING A BUSINESS ORGANIZATION – PART II

You remember our friends, John Green and Mary Jones. They are opening up a new coffee shop, “Coffee Haus.” They’ve asked my advice about what form of business organization or entity they should be. In the previous column, we eliminated sole proprietorship as an...

THE DILEMMA OF CHOOSING A BUSINESS ORGANIZATION

John Green and Mary Jones are both excited and concerned. You see, they are about to open a new coffee shop business, “Coffee Haus.” John’s been a computer programmer and Mary is a transportation expert. They are both tired of their present jobs and wanted to do...