Archive for October, 2009


What is the Nevada Domestic Partnership Act and What Do I Need to Do as a Business Owner?


October 16th, 2009, 09:00:13 AM
Posted in Employees, Human Resources | 1 Comment »

By Bonnie Drinkwater, Esq. and Tracy McKenzie, Esq. Effective October 1, 2009 (It’s coming up fast!), the State of Nevada will recognize a new civil contract between unmarried individuals who meet the requirements of the Nevada Domestic Partnership Act and who properly file registration documents with the Nevada Secretary of State.  Domestic partners may be […]

What is Parental Leave and Do I Have to Offer it to My Employees?


October 14th, 2009, 09:38:22 PM
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By Bonnie Drinkwater, Esq. and Tracy McKenzie, Esq. Effective August 15, 2009 in the State of Nevada, if you are an employer with fifty (50) or more employees (for each working day in each of twenty (20) or more calendar weeks in the current calendar year), you must comply with the new parental leave for […]

Funding for Pioneering Business Ideas


October 7th, 2009, 05:00:43 PM
Posted in Events, Technology | No Comments »

SBIR National Conference Reno – November 2009 Time is running out for early registration for the 2009 National SBIR Conference. For high technology, start-up companies this is an ideal opportunity to obtain the information needed on how to access $2.3B available from the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs […]

A Safe Harbor for “Data Collectors” if a Data Breach Occurs


October 1st, 2009, 10:52:24 AM
Posted in Liability Protection, Risk Management | 1 Comment »

By Bonnie Drinkwater, Esq. and Kerry Kolvet, Esq. If you collect confidential data on your customers or clients, an important change in the law will provide you with a mechanism to reduce your liability if the data is lost or stolen. On the heels of ineffective data breach notification laws, Nevada Senate bill 227, a […]

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