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Four Ways To Protect a Business Before or During Divorce

If you own a business and you’re in the midst of a divorce, you need to take several action steps to protect yourself. Or, if you’re about to get married and own a business, you need to make some upfront moves to keep your business out of harm’s way.

That’s where Jacqueline Newman, managing partner at the matrimonial law firm Berkman Bottger Newman & Schein LLP in Manhattan, can help.

Newman, also the author of the book The New Rules of Divorce: 12 Secrets to Protecting Your Wealth, Health, and Happiness, says time is of the essence when trying to protect a business before or during a divorce.

“Many of our clients ask how to “divorce-proof” their business,” Newman says. “With the amount of blood, sweat, and tears business owners put into developing a company, their concern – as well as the concern of any shareholders they may have

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Johnson’s plan to break Brexit divorce treaty faces vote in UK parliament

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LONDON, Sept 14 (Reuters)British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s plan to break international law by breaching parts of the Brexit divorce treaty with the European Union faces a vote in parliament on Monday amid growing opposition from within his own party.

The House of Commons will on Monday debate the Internal Market Bill, which the EU has demanded Johnson scrap by the end of September. After the debate, lawmakers will decide if it should go to the next stage. A vote could be late.

Johnson’s decision to explicitly break international law has plunged Brexit back into crisis less than four months before Britain is finally due to leave the EU’s orbit when a post-Brexit transition period ends in December.

The EU has ramped up no-deal Brexit preparations while Britain has dismissed an ultimatum from Brussels to scrap the main parts of the bill by the end

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