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Trade Secrets and NDAs: What to Know

Businesses risk a great deal when they share their trade secrets with employees or other individuals and entities—like franchises, business partners, or potential buyers.   These trade secrets can be the lifeblood of a company. What happens if one of those individuals or entities walks away with a client list, a secret recipe, or a cutting-edge […]

The hardworking attorneys and staff at Hackstaff Snow Atkinson & Griess have long been a part of the Denver community. Not only does this mean serving legal clients throughout Colorado but also giving back locally.   HSAG participates in many fundraisers and community service events throughout the year, with Over the Edge as the highlight event […]

Corporate governance refers to how an organization manages fairness, accountability, responsibility, and transparency in its relationships with stakeholders. Through a solid corporate governance framework, fraud risks and conflicts of interest can be better identified, managed, and resolved in business.   While the concept may seem like it only applies to large companies, our experience as Colorado business […]

Join HSAG in Going Over the Edge for Cancer Research

At Hackstaff Snow Atkinson & Griess, LLC, we pride ourselves in extending help and support to others. While this typically happens in our office or even a courtroom, we also help others with non-legal needs throughout the greater Denver community. One of the biggest and, by far, the most exhilarating events we take part in […]

Understanding Fairness In Corporate Governance

The main goal of corporate governance is to establish a system of practices and rules by which a company operates and to build that system into the DNA of the business. Good corporate governance aligns stakeholder interests around the fundamental principles of accountability, responsibility, transparency, and fairness.   Adherence to these principles and other related ones, […]

Small and medium-sized businesses make up the majority of companies in America today. Their work is critical to the economy, but they often lack the means—including the time, resources, and knowledge—to protect it.  If you’re a small business leader, it’s critical not to overlook your business’s intellectual property (IP). Your business needs to protect its […]

A privacy policy outlines exactly what types of information your business is gathering from website visitors, how you plan to use the information, and how you’ll keep it private.  This has become increasingly important in recent years for several reasons. First, your privacy policy helps your business build trust with customers and is a legal […]

While reviewing your real estate paperwork, you may have noticed the word “easement.” At our Denver law firm, we often hear from people who are concerned by easements on their property, and they want our advice about what to do.  The truth is that easements are very common. Most properties have at least one. Here […]

What Is a Title Defect?

A title defect happens because of claims made against that property by someone other than the current owner. Also called a “cloud on the title,” these defects can exist in many forms. For example, a lien against the property for unpaid child support, spousal support, or another debt can prevent a property from being sold […]

How to Find and Use Tax Credits as a Business Owner

Businesses need a few important things to succeed: dedicated employees, a solid product or service, and cash. Cash is king. Colorado business owners can keep more cash in the business by finding and taking advantage of tax credits.   Of course, like most tax issues, the tax credit topic tends to make business owners a little […]