June 21st, 2024

10 Unique Challenges in Succession Planning for Family Businesses

Family businesses face distinct challenges in succession planning that set them apart from other types of businesses. While succession planning considerations for any business are numerous, these ten key aspects make succession planning for family-owned…

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May 31st, 2024

Celebrating Web Designer Day: The Craft Behind Modern Websites and Legal Considerations

Web Designer Day, observed annually on May 31st, honors the imaginative individuals who create the websites we rely on daily. Modern web design goes beyond mere aesthetics, encompassing user experience, accessibility, and mobile responsiveness. In…

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April 15th, 2024

To Be Blunt: The Dormant Commerce Clause Held To Not Apply to Maryland’s Social Equity Cannabis Licensing Scheme

The below information is provided as an update on an important issue developing with respect to Maryland’s cannabis industry. However, if you are interested in starting a cannabis-related business or providing ancillary services to a…

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April 9th, 2024

Small, Minority- and Women-Owned Businesses May be Missing out on Maryland Contract Opportunities

Maryland’s Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) and Small Business Enterprise (SBE) Programs aim to connect small, minority- and women-owned businesses to Maryland contracting and procurement opportunities. In addition to enhancing your business’ visibility, obtaining a MBE…

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February 11th, 2024

Winning the Heart of a Business Owner

As the season of love approaches, there will be many love letters making the rounds, but the “Be Mine” message that matters most to a business owner or an interested buyer courting the business owner’s…

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January 19th, 2024

The State of Recreational Cannabis Regulation in the DMV

While cannabis is still classified as a Schedule I substance under the Controlled Substances Act, making it illegal at the Federal level, many states have enacted or proposed regulatory schemes governing the use, possession, cultivation,…

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December 14th, 2023

Bethesda Magazine Honors 15 Stein Sperling Attorneys Among Montgomery County’s Top Attorneys

Stein Sperling is pleased to announce 15 attorneys have been recognized in Bethesda Magazine’s Top Attorneys list for 2023. This recognition underscores our firm’s commitment to delivering exceptional legal services and reflects the trust and…

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November 7th, 2023

Compliance with Corporate Transparency Act Obligations

The Corporate Transparency Act (“CTA”) requires certain entities (referred to as “reporting companies”) to report information about the entity and its beneficial owners to the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (“FinCEN”), a bureau of the U.S.…

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September 6th, 2023

Legally Speaking with Aron Benjamin: Succession Secrets: Plotting Your Organization’s Future

In this episode of Legally Speaking with Aron Benjamin, business law attorney Andrew Schwartz discusses all the factors that go into identifying the best succession plan for your business.

August 18th, 2023

38 Stein Sperling Attorneys Listed in 2024 Best Lawyers® and Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch®

Stein Sperling is pleased to announce that 25 lawyers have been included in the 2024 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©. Additionally, 13 lawyers have been included in the 2024 Edition of Best Lawyers:…

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