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This month of September, we will be addressing various issues related to operational issues for businesses.  This post will give an overview of the primary sources of risk an average business is subject to as it relates to third parties. Taking a page from one of my favorite authors, C.S. Lewis, there are too equal […]

  At Hackstaff & Snow, community involvement and charity endeavors are crucial to our mission. We not only want to serve each of our clients in the best ways possible, but we also strive to serve those outside our client base whenever we can. We are excited to announce that our next charity event involvement […]

Working remotely, the gig economy, and contract work is increasing exponentially. Companies from many different business sectors are all filling in labor gaps with gig or contract workers. Many of them perform their contracted duties remotely. While this is convenient for both the company and the contractor, it opens the door to many business risks.  One of the most […]

Foundations The first thing to realize about intellectual property law is that it is mostly a fabrication.  It is a bundle of legal rights regarding intangible property.  Intangible property is property that derives value from what is represented rather than an intrinsic physical nature.  See “property” at Dictionary.com.  In addition to this, intellectual property relates […]

When preparing your will, it is crucial to have a basic understanding of many different and essential topics. One of them is the estate tax. For many people planning their estates, taxes are a significant factor in the structures and provisions they include when drafting their will and other documents. If your estate is not planned in a way that will decrease the […]

You have probably heard the old adage that nothing is certain in life except for death and taxes. Unfortunately, death also creates a tax liability on your estate. Understanding estate tax, how it is calculated, and strategies that can help you reduce your tax payments is imperative. By using these strategies, you can pass on more of your wealth to your […]

Contracts perform at least two functions: Notice and Communication:  Contracts are a form of communication in which the parties state their intentions and expectations while also providing each other with notice regarding what they care about and how they are wiling to work together. Accountability:  Contracts not only provide the parties with information, they also […]

No matter what kind of Colorado business you own, you have valuable information you need to protect whether you realize it or not. Frequently referred to as intellectual property (IP), this information could be anything from customer lists to the secret formula for your cleaning products or anything in between. If another person or party were to […]

Your Colorado business may not be on par with Coca-Cola, Krispy Kreme, or the New York Time’s Best Seller List, but that does not mean you do not have valuable business information to protect. Today, most businesses have the information they need to keep under wraps from client lists and overhead to proprietary software or recipes. Suppose a business owner does not take reasonable measures to protect the confidentiality of specific […]

Hackstaff & Snow LLC is thrilled to announce that two of its attorneys successfully represented RIM Bio, Inc., in its sale to Avantor, which took place June 1, 2021. Hackstaff & Snow Partner Douglas Griess and Ann West, Of Counsel, represented RIM Bio, a medical disposables and bioprocess manufacturing company, during negotiations with Avantor, a […]