Category Archives: Business/Corporate Law

Join Us at Pacific Rim M&A Institute This Wednesday

Please join us for the Pacific Rim M&A Institute’s next session. This quarter’s program features Port of Seattle CEO, Ted J. Fick, who will discuss how the Port contributes to our region’s economy. We look forward to seeing you at … Continue reading

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FAA Grants Limited Exemptions Allowing Hollywood to Film With Drones

By Diana Marina Cooper In a surprising move last week, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) granted permission to six Hollywood companies to film using unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). The FAA is currently developing rules to integrate UAVs into the domestic … Continue reading

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How is corporate M&A strategy developed?

How do strategic M&A events germinate? When does the corporate development process for major companies begin? How is corporate strategy developed? Pacific Rim M&A Institute’s inaugural session answers these questions and more. Moderated by Joe Wallin, representatives from Starbucks, Microsoft, … Continue reading

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Rules for Unpaid Interns and Volunteers

By Mary E. Drobka and Joe Wallin We’ve been getting a lot of calls recently about interns and “volunteers.”  A lot of folks want to know how to have people work for them for free.  We have gotten to the … Continue reading

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Portland Event: HR 101 for Startups

The beginning of a startup is generally a small operation with contractual agreements between founders. But as it grows and starts adding employees, things become increasingly more complicated. Even the leanest of startups is covered by a myriad of state and … Continue reading

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