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Legal Basics Videos

Foster Swift business attorneys in Michigan realize entrepreneurs and business owners have lots of legal questions so we've developed a library of short videos to provide basic legal information on some of the more frequently asked questions. The video collection will continue to grow as we see trends among our clients' needs.   

Please remember, the content is for general information purposes and is not a substitute for consulting with a business lawyer licensed to practice law in Michigan.

Business Basics Video Library

Business Starter Series
Up and Running Series
Local government

DISCLAIMER:
Foster Swift Collins & Smith, PC videos are intended to provide general information. THIS IS NOT LEGAL ADVICE. Individuals viewing the video should consult an attorney to determine how the information applies to any specific situation before taking any action.

Business

Launch Video For Key Considerations When Selling a Business
Key Considerations When Selling a Business
Launch Video For Key Considerations When Buying a Business
Key Considerations When Buying a Business
Launch Video For Foster Swift Deal Team Intro
Foster Swift Deal Team Intro
Launch Video For Qualified Opportunity Funds
Qualified Opportunity Funds
Launch Video For Tax Planning for Farm Losses
Tax Planning for Farm Losses
Launch Video For Securities Exemptions 101
Securities Exemptions 101
Launch Video For Convertible Promissory Notes
Convertible Promissory Notes
Launch Video For Michigan Sales Tax Update
Michigan Sales Tax Update
Launch Video For Michigan Sales and Use Tax Audits: What You Need to Know
Michigan Sales and Use Tax Audits: What You Need to Know
Launch Video For Get It in Writing: Contracts
Get It in Writing: Contracts
Launch Video For Covenants Not to Compete
Covenants Not to Compete

Employer Services

Launch Video For Employee Benefits: Retirement Plan Issues
Employee Benefits: Retirement Plan Issues
Launch Video For Employee Benefits: Cafeteria Plan
Employee Benefits: Cafeteria Plan
Launch Video For Employee Benefits: Retirement Plan Failures
Employee Benefits: Retirement Plan Failures
Launch Video For Employee Benefits: Importance of Proper Counsel
Employee Benefits: Importance of Proper Counsel
Launch Video For Employee Classification
Employee Classification
Launch Video For Employee vs Independent Contractor
Employee vs Independent Contractor
Launch Video For At Will Employment: What You Need to Know About Hiring and Firing
At Will Employment: What You Need to Know About Hiring and Firing

Intellectual Property

Launch Video For Data Protection, Cybersecurity and Third Party Vendor Management: Introduction
Data Protection, Cybersecurity and Third Party Vendor Management: Introduction
Launch Video For Data Protection, Cybersecurity and Third Party Vendor Management: Shifting Focus
Data Protection, Cybersecurity and Third Party Vendor Management: Shifting Focus
Launch Video For How Do I Protect My Ideas?
How Do I Protect My Ideas?
Launch Video For Selecting A Trademark
Selecting A Trademark
Launch Video For Copyright Basics: 3 Tips for Small Businesses Regarding Copyright
Copyright Basics: 3 Tips for Small Businesses Regarding Copyright
Launch Video For Intellectual Property: Copyrights
Intellectual Property: Copyrights
Launch Video For The Biggest Mistakes When Dealing With Copyrights
The Biggest Mistakes When Dealing With Copyrights
Launch Video For IP Basics
IP Basics

Small Business Resources

Launch Video For How to Form an LLC
How to Form an LLC
Launch Video For Crowdfunding: Update on Title III Rules
Crowdfunding: Update on Title III Rules
Launch Video For Tax Planning for Family Businesses
Tax Planning for Family Businesses
Launch Video For Vendor Management
Vendor Management
Launch Video For Record Retention
Record Retention
Launch Video For Forming a Business Entity
Forming a Business Entity

Other Videos

Launch Video For Alternative Dispute Resolution: Facilitative Mediation
Alternative Dispute Resolution: Facilitative Mediation
Launch Video For Alternative Dispute Resolution: Selecting a Mediator
Alternative Dispute Resolution: Selecting a Mediator
Launch Video For Freedom of Information Requests (FOIA)
Freedom of Information Requests (FOIA)
Launch Video For Small Claims Court
Small Claims Court