Business License and Permit Requirements

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If you are starting a new business, it is important not to overlook federal, state, and local business license and permit requirements. Almost every business, even one that is home-based, is required to obtain some form of license or permit in order to operate legally. Failure to do so can lead to fines, and in some cases, the closure of …

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My Wine & Vineyard Law Presentation

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[slideshare id=54880203&doc=nbiwinepresentation11-8-15-151108170827-lva1-app6891] Really enjoyed presenting on wine law last month via the National Business Institute (NBI).  For those of you who are looking for holiday gift ideas for yours truly, I love wine.  Red wine, white wine, sparkling wine, sake.  I don’t discriminate. The above presentation focuses on permits and licenses.  It also discusses the governmental players, the types of wineries, …

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Legal Issues Pertaining to Farmers Markets and its “Market Rules”

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I had a chance recently to review Prof. Neil Hamilton’s publication titled “Farmers’ Markets:  Rules, Regulations and Opportunities.”  Though it was drafted nearly a decade ago, he does a nice job highlighting legal issues relevant to todays’ farmers markets. As Prof. Hamilton states, it’s important for the farmer to clearly understand the “Market Rules” (or “Statement of Rules”) for each …

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