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Perkins Presents Update on JOBS Act and Alternative Investments
October 20, 2013

Richmond business attorney Eric Perkins of Perkins Law, PLLC presented an update on the JOBS Act and its implications for the alternative investment industry on Wednesday, October 23.

Financing Tips and Trends Highlight Virginia Franchise Forum Event
September 26, 2013

The Virginia Franchise Forum convened on September 25, 2013 at the Westwood Club for an evening reception and panel discussion.

Perkins to Author Book Celebrating Richmond’s Status as One of America’s Best Tennis Towns
October 14, 2011

Richmond business and nonprofit attorney Eric Perkins is working with contributing authors Tom Hood and John Packett and publisher Wayne Dementi of Dementi Milestone Publishing to write a book celebrating the modern history of tennis in Richmond.

Note to Small Business Owners—Avoid the Temptation to Astroturf
October 01, 2011

Astroturfing is the practice of masking the sponsor of a message to give the appearance that it comes from an independent, disinterested source. A business owner would be astrosurfing by posting a positive review of his or her business...

Virginia stock corporations can offer some flexibility too
October 01, 2011

When choosing a Virginia business entity, many point to the fewer formalities and paper work as one advantage of conducting business through a Virginia limited liability company rather than a stock corporation.

Don’t Underestimate Importance of Commercial Lease Negotiations
October 01, 2011

A commercial lease often represents the most significant legal obligation and expense for a start-up business. Business owners should not take the lease review and negotiation process for granted.

Flip Flop Shop Franchise Debuts in Henrico County
August 07, 2011

The newest franchise to join the local business community is the Flip Flop Shop, which recently opened a location at Short Pump Town Center.

Check out HARO for Free Publicity Opportunities
August 01, 2011

Some media and marketing experts will tell you the best marketing for your business will often come for free.

Make Payroll Tax Compliance Top Priority
August 01, 2011

Roanoke restaurant developer Roland “Spanky” Macher is learning a hard lesson about the perils of not properly accounting for payroll taxes withheld from employees.

Plan Carefully if Using Groupon or LivingSocial to Stir Up Business
August 01, 2011

The “group buying” or daily discount promotions offered online through Groupon, LivingSocial, and other players racing into the marketplace can be beneficial to your small business if done correctly….