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August 2011

Electronic Information-Hacking for Business (Make it a Dream and Not a Nightmare)

Our lives have been irrevocably changed by technology.  We use technology every day and rely upon the usefulness of it.  The technology which businesses utilize is normally designed to make work easier, more effective and efficient.  As technology advances, so do the minds of those who want to use technology dishonestly or for the wrong purpose. An article in the Wall Street Journal pointed out how technology being used dishonestly …Read More

Franchisors Entitled to Lost Profits from Terminated Franchisees

Earlier this year, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit considered a case where a franchisor sought to recover lost profits from a franchisee it terminated for a breach of the franchise agreement. In Meineke Car Care Centers, Inc. v. RLB Holdings, LLC, the Court ruled that even though the franchise agreement did not specifically provide for damages for lost profits, the franchisor could recover them since …Read More