Business Regulatory Law










Businesses are subject to various state, federal, and local laws and regulations (aka “Rules”). These relate to licensing, employment practices, intellectual property, insurance limits, environmental compliance, financial regulations, privacy, and rules passed down from governmental regulatory agencies related to safety, among others. The type of business and industry in which the business operates generally determines which laws and regulations apply, but some apply regardless of the type of business.

Knowing which rules apply to your business and when they change can be a difficult endeavor. One small change to a law or regulation can have a profound effect on your strategy and bottom line. It is important to know when a change to a law or regulation applies to you and what you should do to maintain compliance. Failure to maintain compliance could cause a business to close its doors, no matter how long it has been in operation.

We make it our business to keep you in business. We work with companies in highly regulated fields. We are no strangers to compliance related issues from both an operational standpoint and/or when litigating a matter in a Federal or State tribunal in contested cases.

Searching for laws and regulations applicable to your business may be done in several ways. Interpreting them is something else entirely. You may find some of them via regulatory agencies through bulletins, subscription services, or news articles. Another way is through a direct search of the Code of Federal Regulations, state statutes, common law (case law from court decisions), or by searching regulations passed down from agencies charged with enforcing the rules. There is a rule making process associated with this and it usually starts at the Federal level. The CFR is the codification of the general and permanent rules by various departments and agencies in the Federal Government.

We help companies navigate the laws and regulations while supporting business strategy and operational efficiency. While we do handle some matters on a transactional basis, we prefer to form ongoing attorney-client business relationships so that, as your company grows and shifts, we are there to help.