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Laws Regulating Influencers: What Influencers and Business Relying on them Need to Know

Companies and firms are now hiring influencers with a large social media following to promote products and services through their own personal media accounts. 75% of marketers use influencer marketing to advertise their promotion strategy, according to the 2017 survey by the Association of National Advertisers.  The growth and popularity of this industry have not been without challenges. Back in 2018, the Competition and Markets…
Ayala Law P.A.
October 14, 2021
Business

Ayala Represents Owner of Delivery Company in Contentious Commercial and Probate Dispute

Ayala represents the owner of a delivery company in Florida. The corporation of Ayala’s client and her long-time life partner. After the tragic passing of her partner, the family of the former partner rushed to take the company Ayala’s client and her partner had built for over 25 years. In its desperate efforts to take away the company Ayala’s client built, the representatives of the…
Ayala Law P.A.
October 1, 2021
Business

Does my U.S. Trademark Registration Protect My Mark in Puerto Rico? What You Need to Know

The Lanham (Trademark) Act enacted July 5, 1946,  (15 U.S.C. § 1051 et seq.) is the primary federal trademark law in the United States. Now, if you register a trademark in the U.S. under the Lanham Act, does that trademark protection apply in Puerto Rico? We explain below. Puerto Rico has a unique status in that it is not an independent country or part of the U.S. as a state. It is rather a…
Ayala Law P.A.
August 18, 2021
Business

Difference Between Member-Managed and Manager-Managed LLC – What You Need to Know.

    By Cooper Eisinger. When forming your new limited liability company (“LLC”), one of your first tasks is to decide whether it will be a “member-managed LLC” or a “manager-managed LLC.” In a member-managed LLC, all members (owners) of the LLC actively engage in the day-to-day operations of the LLC and run the LLC. In a manager-managed LLC, members of the LLC choose to…
Ayala Law P.A.
August 4, 2021
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Ayala Represents Digital Holding, a Fintech Company; Peruvian Leader in Digital Factoring Technology

  Ayala is proud to announce that it has been retained by Digital Holding, a subsidiary of Digital Factoring SAC in Peru (DF). DF is dedicated to helping small businesses finance their short-term capital needs. Unlike conventional bank financing, Digital Factoring provides a fast and convenient financing option to small businesses. DF is able to do so, because of its powerful digital platform. Ayala will…
Ayala Law P.A.
July 8, 2021
Business

Ayala Sues American Express for Recalling Already-Earned Payment to Its Contractor-Client

Ayala files lawsuit against American Express and a contractor for damages caused by recalling a processed payment for services already delivered to the contractor-defendant. In the lawsuit, Ayala alleges that American Express, without any verification, or due diligence of any kind, took the side of the contractor-defendant and recalled a payment already approved for Ayala’s client. As stated by Attorney Maura, “we are proud to…
Ayala Law P.A.
March 23, 2020
Business

How Can I Protect My Small business From Lawsuits?—Insurance (Part IV).

In this part IV of the “how can I protect my small business from lawsuits” articles, I focus on insurance. How can having insurance protect me from lawsuits? It may not, but at least the insurance could pay for the lawsuit—sometimes. When any of the things mentioned in Part I, II, or III of my recommendations to protect your business from lawsuits do not work,…
Ayala Law P.A.
February 21, 2020
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How Can I Protect My Small Business From Lawsuits? —Separation (Part II).

By Eduardo A. Maura. Out of the many things I tell small business owners, when they ask me how to protect their businesses, separation is high in my list of recommendations. But what do I mean by separation? What I mean is, separate your business from yourself or your family or your other businesses. It is quite common that small business owners are the managers…
Ayala Law P.A.
January 28, 2020