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Benefits of an Annual Legal Checkup

December 18, 2015
Benefits of an Annual Legal Checkup

Conducting an annual legal checkup for your business can help prevent legal issues from arising in the future. As a business owner, checking off the boxes of your annual legal review with an experienced business attorney is a proactive approach that can help to protect your business interests in the new year. Here are some […]

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Is Your Business Prepared for its Holiday Party?

December 10, 2015

The Holiday Season is upon us, which means many South Florida businesses and employers are planning their office holiday parties and events.   It is never too soon to review and update your policies, procedures, and guidelines which may help make your company’s office party safer and help you recognize any potential liability or exposure. One of the […]

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The Difference Between Employees and Independent Contractors

September 3, 2015

The legal implications of how you identify members of your workforce Hiring an independent contractor is a great way for businesses to get the services and assistance they need without taking on the legal requirements of hiring an employee. While many people understand the general difference between employees and contractors, employers must be aware of […]

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How to Avoid Issues with FLSA Overtime Pay

August 27, 2015

Tips for keeping your payroll and bottom line in sync The Fair Labor and Standards Act (FLSA) requires employers to compensate employees for overtime hours, usually equal to one and a half times their wages, for any time worked that exceeds 40 hours in a one week period. While this policy is an essential component […]

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MSG Successfully Appeals Denial of Motion to Vacate Void Final Judgment

August 26, 2015

Marshall Socarras Grant, P.L. (MSG) is excited to have been part of another successful appeal before the Florida Fourth District Court of Appeals, which resulted in the reversal of the lower court’s denial of a motion to vacate a void final judgment entered in a business/civil litigation matter.  MSG would like to congratulate litigation attorneys Ruben […]

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Alternative Dispute Resolution: A Viable Alternative to Litigation

August 20, 2015

There’s more than one way to handle a business dispute. When a serious dispute arises with a business that cannot be resolved, it may seem like litigation is inevitable. However, there are other alternatives available. Court cases can drag on for months, even years, and they can consume a large portion of your time, money […]

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6 Risks to Recognize When Acquiring a Company

August 13, 2015

Acquisitions are a viable growth strategy, but it is important to recognize and plan for the potential risks. There are no shortcuts to success. Expanding your business requires hard work, happy customers, and strategic marketing. However, there are additional opportunities that business owners can pursue which may assist them in growing their business, such as […]

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Business Growth: Buy or Build?

August 5, 2015

What you need to know before developing your business’s growth strategy. Businesses can grow in one of two ways – from within or through acquisitions. While each one will ultimately increase the size of your company, they are not at all similar. When creating a plan of growth for your business, you will need to […]

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