Category Archives: Business

Mar 15 2024

Employees Versus Independent Contractors: Understanding the Legal Difference

By Attorney Wendy Estela and Law Clerk Dan Steiner / In Business
One of the first challenges that new business owners face as they grow is the hiring process. Clients are often unsure about whether they should bring on an employee or an independent contractor, or “1099 worker.” Oftentimes this is ... Continue Reading »
Dec 27 2023

The 12 Days of Contracts: Days 7-12

By Attorney Wendy Estela / In Business
  For the 12 Days of Contracts days 1 through 6, click here.        Continue Reading »
Dec 19 2023

The 12 Days of Contracts: Days 1-6

By Attorney Wendy Estela / In Business
  For the 12 Days of Contracts days 7 through 12, click here.          Continue Reading »
Oct 31 2023
The Connecticut Legislature recently passed two Public Acts that will have significant impact on the employment relationship. The following is a summary of both Acts for your consideration.   Public Act 21-30 takes effect this month and requir ... Continue Reading »
Mar 31 2023
When clients first come to KKC to discuss their intended purchase of a business, the conversation usually starts with the following question from the attorney that they are meeting with: “Are you buying the ownership interest in the business (i ... Continue Reading »
Feb 10 2023
On October 1, 2022, the Connecticut Legislature amended Connecticut’s Fair Employment Practices Act (“CFEPA”) to apply to all employers with one or more employees, and to prohibit employment discrimination against domestic violence ... Continue Reading »
Jan 09 2023
In 2016, the Connecticut Legislature enacted Public Act 16-29, titled “An Act Creating the Connecticut Retirement Security Program (“the Act”). The Act created the Connecticut Retirement Security Authority (“CRSA”), the ... Continue Reading »
Mar 18 2022
A common issue that arises for many when preparing their estate plan is resolving the struggle between equity vs. equality. Are there certain assets that are passing to some beneficiaries but not others? If so, are those beneficiaries receiving more ... Continue Reading »
Mar 04 2022
There is a lot of planning that goes into starting a business, however, one thing owners may not consider is what happens to the business if you retire, move on, become disabled, or die. Buy-sell agreements help business owners prepare and easily ... Continue Reading »
Aug 20 2021
As a business owner, the need for proper estate planning is essential, but in addition, a proper succession plan for your business is just as important. Given the fact that many small to midsized business owners spend a large amount of time and energ ... Continue Reading »
Mar 04 2021
At Kahan Kerensky Capossela, LLP (“KKC”), we assist many clients with the process of starting a new business each year, and it's not uncommon for a potential client to call our office and ask if they really need a lawyer to compl ... Continue Reading »
Dec 01 2020
One of my favorite parts of being a business lawyer is working with clients that are starting new businesses. Over the years, Kahan Kerensky Capossela, LLP has advised and guided hundreds, if not thousands, of clients navigate the process of starting ... Continue Reading »
Sep 01 2020

10-Step Yearly Checkup for Your Business

By KKC Business Attorneys / In Business
Just like doctor’s appointments, car maintenance, and furnace servicing, business owners should be conducting a yearly checkup on their business. Here are 10 important things to consider in order to run your business better and make sure you&rs ... Continue Reading »
Jan 10 2020
At the close of the 2019 legislative session, the Connecticut General Assembly made significant changes to one of Connecticut’s more extensive (and burdensome) environmental laws, the Connecticut Transfer Act. These changes, that went into effe ... Continue Reading »
Dec 16 2019
Is your business susceptible to fraud? Yes! The truth is that nearly everyone and every business has some degree of risk with regard to fraud. Even the most careful individuals and closely managed businesses can fall prey to any one of the numerous d ... Continue Reading »
Aug 05 2019
In today’s high-tech society, many people have decided to start their own primary or secondary businesses to take advantage of the opportunities afforded by the web or to enter into a second career. Before you set out to begin a new business ve ... Continue Reading »

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