The House of Representatives passed a bill that would allow startup employees to defer the tax owed on exercised stock options for up to seven years. The bill, H.R. 5719: Empowering Employees through Stock Ownership Act, would go a long way to support the startup ecosystem by making it easier for employees of private companies to hold on to valuable but illiquid stock.
An Amazon seller who was selling counterfeit Apple chargers was sued by Apple. Amazon is ramping up its Brand Gating anti-counterfeiting efforts.
Founders are often surprised to see how complex it is to enable their employees to obtain stock options. The first step is understanding the difference between the two widely different type of stock options: The Incentive Stock Option (ISO) and the Nonqualified Stock Option (NSO).
Patrón sued its former ad agency for false advertising, trademark infringement and Anticybersquatting Consumer Protection Act (ACPA) violation.
As the final version of the New York BitLicense will roll out within the next 2 weeks, bitcoin startups are gearing up to enter the U.S. market.
Few decisions are as important as choosing the right entity for your new startup. This post explores the factors that matter most when making this decision.