Business Law

Understanding the Different Types of U.S. Work Visas

Understanding the Different Types of U.S. Work Visas

As immigration attorneys, one of the most common questions we get from clients is about the various work visa options for coming to the United States. With so many different visa categories and requirements, it can certainly be confusing to navigate. In this blog...

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Understanding ADA Compliance for Commercial Properties

Understanding ADA Compliance for Commercial Properties

When discussing commercial properties, one cannot overlook the importance of adhering to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Enacted in 1990, the ADA is a landmark piece of legislation designed to ensure that individuals with disabilities have equal access to...

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Does Your Website Need a Privacy Statement?

On behalf of Sayer Regan & Thayer of Sayer Regan & Thayer, LLP posted on Thursday, September 1, 2022. Whether you are a brand new business or you are creating a new website for an existing company, it’s wise to incorporate a privacy statement. Also known as a...

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6 Good Reasons For a Business Owner to Call a Lawyer

On behalf of Sayer Regan & Thayer of Sayer Regan & Thayer, LLP posted on Wednesday, July 27, 2022. If you own a business, you know how demanding, stressful and, yes, rewarding it can be. Whether you’re just starting out or you’re a seasoned business owner,...

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Is Your Business Complying With Data Privacy Laws?

On behalf of Sayer Regan & Thayer of Sayer Regan & Thayer, LLP posted on Wednesday, June 15, 2022. Data privacy is a big thing for businesses today. How do you know your small business is compliant? Compliance with data privacy laws help both you and your...

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The Jones Act: An Overview

On behalf of Sayer Regan & Thayer of Sayer Regan & Thayer, LLP posted on Thursday, March 23 , 2022. By Peter Regan, Esq.Sayer, Regan & Thayer, LLP Rewind to about a century ago, when then-President Woodrow Wilson enacted the Jones Act, a law designed to...

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Why You Should Set Up an LLC When Purchasing a Yacht

On behalf of Sayer Regan & Thayer of Sayer Regan & Thayer, LLP posted on Thursday, February 16 , 2022. While owning a yacht may be something you have always wanted to do, it’s important to be smart about how you go about it. In many cases, it’s wise to set up...

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Pandemic Not Reason Enough for H-2B Hiring

On behalf of Sayer Regan & Thayer of Sayer Regan & Thayer, LLP posted on Thursday, January 6 , 2022. The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has ruled that the labor shortage crisis resulting from the extended COVID-19 pandemic is not a “one-time occurrence” that...

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Cybersecurity Liability and Reporting Requirements

On behalf of Sayer Regan & Thayer of Sayer Regan & Thayer, LLP posted on Thursday, October 21, 2020. In our connected world cyberattacks are inevitable. Cybersecurity Ventures estimates cybercrime’s global cost will reach $6 trillion by...

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Employee vs. Contractor Classification

On behalf of Sayer Regan & Thayer of Sayer Regan & Thayer, LLP on Wednesday, April 17, 2019. It can get a bit tricky to know when to classify a worker as an employee or a contractor. The Internal Revenue Service says worker...

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Cyber Liability

On behalf of Sayer Regan & Thayer of Sayer Regan & Thayer, LLP on Wednesday, December 5, 2018. By Peter ReganSayer, Regan & Thayer, LLP Data breaches make headlines when they occur on a large scale. Think Target stores or Equifax. But...

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Avoiding Litigation at Your Holiday Party

On behalf of Sayer Regan & Thayer of Sayer Regan & Thayer, LLP on Tuesday, November 27, 2018. The company holiday party is a beloved tradition on the American business scene. But, unless you want to wake up on Christmas morning with a...

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Minimum Wage Laws in RI & MA

On behalf of Sayer Regan & Thayer of Sayer Regan & Thayer, LLP on Wednesday, November 7, 2018. Remember the 1990s, when minimum wage was just five bucks an hour? Or, go back further to the early 1970s when it was just a buck and a half....

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