How Growing Up in a German-American Home Impacts My Practice of Law

For the English version, scroll down. Ich bin eine Amerikanerin der zweiten Generation. Meine Mutter und mein Vater haben sich in 1974 in einem Kibbuz in der Nähe von Jerusalem getroffen. Ein Kibbuz ist eine Siedlung, die einen gemeinsamen Lebensstil in Israel fördert. Meine Mutter war in Israel um für ihre Dissertation über die Erziehung…

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Charlotte as an International Gateway for Startups

Note: this post was updated October 2019 to include unique funding opportunities for startup companies in Charlotte and North Carolina. They say Charlotte’s got a lot, and it certainly does for today’s aspiring tech entrepreneurs.  Boasting the fastest growing tech industry in the United States, Charlotte is home to an international airport, a rapidly growing…

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The Importance of Reviewing Agreements Presented by Your International Employer

With the increasing interconnectedness of our world, it is now quite commonplace for the American worker to be employed by a company that is based overseas. In the United States, the law provides companies doing business here with many tools that can be wielded to protect the interests of the company, including non-competition agreements, confidentiality…

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When Foreign Corporations are Sued in the US

Unfortunately, companies in the United States must accept that, at some point, they will be sued and brought to court. Companies should budget for this eventuality and simply anticipate that they will have to deal with disputes as a major cost of doing business. Similarly, if you are a company based outside the US, doing…

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protect the business interests of international companies

International companies doing business in the United States can encounter a litany of legal and regulatory challenges as they navigate a system of rules that can be quite different from those governing company operations at headquarters overseas. One of the keys to establishing and maintaining successful U.S.-based operations is the strong drafting of agreements that…

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international startups entering the United States

While our Charlotte-based law firm is equipped to handle a variety of cases involving business litigation, we also support businesses through a host of transactional services, as well as assist companies looking to get started and those looking to grow in the United States. Our team has extensive experience working with US-based businesses who offshore…

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Legal Services for International Businesses in Charlotte

SeiferFlatow, PLLC has built a strong reputation in the Charlotte business community for aggressive, yet practical, advocacy through years of experience representing small and mid-sized businesses in all of their legal needs. While our firm is best known for litigation work and excellence in the courtroom, many may not realize we offer a full suite…

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Small and mid-sized business deal with a variety of legal issues on a daily basis. Many decisions fall to the hands of management, but the best course of action is to seek legal counsel to ensure the business is protected. Our business clients call us often with questions about best practices, advice regarding operating procedures,…

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Small Business Law in Charlotte, NC

This week kicks off National Small Business Week (April 29- May 5) and also starts Small Business Month for Charlotte! Both occasions have us feeling extra grateful for both our clients who support a legal firm that takes a different approach than some of the larger, corporate-style firms and also for our small business clients.…

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An OSHA Compliance Area You Need to Address: Preventing Workplace Violence in Your Small Business

You’re likely aware of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), but you may not be aware of the entirety of the scope the office addresses in a variety of industries. Creating a plan for preventing workplace violence in your small business is one of the ways you need to stay compliant with OSHA guidelines.…

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