A few months ago, I had a client tell me that he wanted to resolve a dispute quickly, even if it meant he would have to spend a bit more money. I recommended a meditation. The other side agreed to mediate, and the mediation was held a couple of weeks ago. Now, a case that could have lingered in the court system for a few years and cost thousands of dollars in attorneys is fees is settled and completely finished. So, what is mediation?read more
Sometimes a business will require a cash infusion in order to continue operating. If you’re the sole owner the of LLC, it’s relatively easy to make a capital contribution to your business by transferring money from your personal account to business account. This transaction becomes more complicated when there are multiple members of the LLC.read more
If you own a Louisiana Limited Liability Company, you’re required to have a registered office. This can be your home or business address, but it cannot be a post office. Under Louisiana Revised Statute 12:1319, your business is required to keep 6 documents on hand, at the registered office:read more
If you want to change the Members or Managers of your LLC, the Louisiana Secretary of State offers Form #938A, “Change of Members and/or Managers-Louisiana Limited Liability Company.” Sometimes, filing out that form is all you need to do. What else might you have to do? That depends on your operating agreement.
Your operating agreement should specify the procedures necessary to change the members or managers of the LLC. It may require that you send notice to other members or managers, or it may require that you put it to a vote. Really, there is no one answer to this question, so if you find realize you need to change your members or managers, first consult your operating agreement, then submit the changes to the Secretary of State.read more
I read this article about a week ago which cites in-depth studies done by Ford and other large corporations which find that an 8-hour, 5 day-a-week work week is the most productive schedule. I know that my work weeks are generally much more than 40 hours, but I’m considering scaling back to see how this research would apply to me.
Does anyone have any experience with this? Care to share in the comments?read more