Blackletter laws are the well-established legal rules that are no longer subject to reasonable dispute. Originally, "blackletter" was the Gothic type-style which was used to set forth the law in England until the mid 18th century. It was originally used so commoners couldn't understand the laws. Every business is subject to so-called blackletter laws. This podcast brings famously experienced business people, lawyers, accountants, and anyone else in the realm of business to the table to share personal experiences that have shaped their business and to talk about how to handle black letter issues in creative ways.
What is Regulation CF?
Under regulation CF, a company can raise up to $5 million if they register their online transactions through an intermediary, such as a funding portal. Portals like GoFundMe are the easiest to use but have a fee. Additionally, there are limits to how much an investor can give, depending on their net worth and other regulations. Listen to this episode to hear more about the guidelines, accredited investors, and other limitations.
Crowdfunding’s New Cap
On this episode, Tom continues his discussion on crowdfunding from the business’s perspective. He touches on the JOBS Act, which dictates what you can do with crowdfunding in 2021. For example, the cap on crowdfunding within a 12-month period has jumped up several million. Listen to the episode to hear more about the new cap.
Episode 63: S6E8 - Self-care, Global Impact
On today’s episode, Tom Dunlap chats with Braven Greenelsh about Three Good, a platform that helps mitigate early signs of burnout in employees.
With anonymous surveys and other tools, employees get a chance to express themselves while employers get a touch on the corporate pulse. In answering questions, responding to feelers, and engaging with the platform, employees rack up points that Three Good then converts to donations to charities. By taking care of themselves, they can help take care of other
Pros and Cons to Crowdfunding
On this episode of Monday Minutes, Tom begins a four-part series on the regulations of crowdfunding. Crowdfunding is when a company raises small capital from many individuals. From the perspective of a company, what are the advantages of crowdfunding? For one, it opens up your fund-raising efforts to a wider base, as well as creates awareness of your brand. In terms of disadvantages, platforms will take a percentage of what you raise, as well as have other regulations.
Vaccine Mandate Upheld
A health care employer in the Cincinnati area lawfully required its employees to get vaccinated or be fired, a federal district court judge ruled on Friday in one of the first decisions of its kind. Listen to the recap on today's Monday Minutes to hear more about how this could set a broad precedent for future in rulings in other states.
Can Employers Legally Require Vaccines?
Tom continues the discussion on how companies can require employees to get the vaccine. He explains how some employees are protected against mandated vaccination status under religious protection. However, he distinguishes that it must be a firmly held belief and stated into the religion. If an employer has an exempt employee, they’re allowed to create different policies for vaccinated versus unvaccinated. Listen to hear more about how these new state laws play out with the federal ones.
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Awesome Podcast on Law and Business
Excellent content on law and business done in an entertaining way. The host, Tom Dunlap, is a natural. Keep the episodes coming. Thoroughly enjoy it!