HLG News & Updates
Audit Report Finds Two State Agencies Failed to Set and Monitor Minority Business Goals
A recent report released by the Office of Legislative Audits (OLA) found that during the 2012 calendar year, the Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Agency (MLGCA) and the Governor’s Office of Minority Affairs (GOMA) had failed...
A Quick Overview of the Limited Liability Company [VIDEO]
Faith Harrison discusses the benefits and components of the limited liability company.
Taxes on Transfer of a Controlling Interest in a Real Property Entity
This posting may appear to be outdated, after all, why would I be discussing a change in Maryland law that occurred three and a half years ago? The reason is because the rate of commercial real estate sales and purchases have decreased...
Be Careful How You Sign
Signing a document as an owner or officer of a corporation binds the corporation but not the signator personally, right? Correct, IF the person signs as a representative of the business entity ONLY. However, if the document is signed in a...
The New Economy - [VIDEO]
Adam Harrison discusses the importance of preventative risk management during the economic recovery in the construction industry.
Wal-Mart Sets Sights on Building Four D.C. Stores
Wal-Mart has disclosed plans to open four stores in Washington, D.C. in 2012. The stores will be the retail giant’s first presence in the District of Columbia, and are expected to range in size from 80,000 to 120,000 square feet.
Keeping Your Company in Good Standing-Is It A Big Deal?
The Maryland State Department of Assessments and Taxation (SDAT) requires companies to file an Annual Report and Personal Property Tax Return each year. So, what’s the big deal if a company fails to file these documents? The company...
Marriott Marquis Finally Breaks Ground in Washington, D.C.
After nearly two decades of legal disputes, developers and city officials broke ground on the Marriott Marquis project in Washington, D.C. on November 10, 2010. The hotel is scheduled to open in the spring of 2014 with 1,175 rooms and...
Corporate Law: The Resident Agent Requirement - [VIDEO]
Matt Gerrish gives an introduction to the resident agent requirement in the state of Maryland.
Commercial Law: The Recovery of Prejudgment Interest - [VIDEO]
Matt Gerrish gives an introduction to the recovery of prejudgment interest.