Developer of Littleton Mixed-Use Project Threatens to Sue City for $30 Million

July 12, 2016

The Grove senior-living, mixed-use development project in downtown Littleton got pretty heated at a recent City Council meeting, and which council members considered putting an immediate halt to it. This city also faces a potential $30 million lawsuit from the project developer, Denver-based Zocalo Community Development, if the council decides…
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Homeowner Wins Easement Access Rights Across National Forest Land

June 20, 2016

Land easement cases can be real tricky, especially when they involve local, state or federal governments. This case is between a Colorado mountain homeowner and the U.S. Forest Service, and it concerns the agreement they arrived at in a road easement access conflict, so that the homeowner could cross federal…
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Zillow Settles Trade Secret Suit for $130 Million

April 24, 2016

Zillow is set to pay $130 million in one of the most contentious online real estate cases in history. Zillow has agreed to settle with Move, which operates for the National Association of Realtors (NAR), according to a Securities and Exchange Commission filing. As the settlement agreement explains: It…
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RX Green Countersues Over False Claims, Alleged Violations of the Colorado Consumer Protection Act

March 21, 2016

All Natural Transdermal Cannabis Patch developer RX Green has filed a counter lawsuit against a competitor claiming the owner and employees of Mary’s Medicinal have spread misleading and false information about the company, which violates Colorado Consumer Protection Act. Details and Allegations in the RX Green Counter Lawsuit The following…
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CoStar Sues Two Denver Companies for Misuse of Proprietary Data

February 18, 2016

CoStar Inc., a commercial real estate research company, filed a federal lawsuit on Tuesday, March 29 in a Denver U.S. District Court against two Denver brokerage companies alleging they used the company’s brand without permission. The lawsuit alleges that SullivanHayes and Dunton Commercial shared a joint account through CoStar that…
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Multi-Million NFL Contract Dispute Nears Resolution

January 29, 2016

Von Miller of the Denver Broncos is embroiled in an intense contract dispute with the team, and he doesn’t appear to be blinking. The Super Bowl MVP’s last contract offer of $114.5 million over six years would make him the highest paid, non-quarterback player in the National Football League. So, you…
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5 Costly Business Succession Planning Mistakes to Avoid

December 31, 2015

Business succession planning can be pivotal to protecting your investment in an enterprise and ensuring the longevity of that enterprise. While there is no cookie-cutter way to plan for the succession of a business, however, avoiding the following mistakes can be key leaving a business on your terms and minimizing…
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4 Key Elements to Include in a Business Plan Summary

December 21, 2015

A business plan can be the roadmap to success and profitability for an enterprise. While traditional business plans are usually longer, detailed documents that include a number of sections and in-depth analysis, however, the business plan summary should only be about one page long. Given that this summary may be…
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Business Planning & Formation: 6 Essential Topics to Cover in Employee Handbooks

December 10, 2015

Employee handbooks can be essential to establishing good, lasting employer-employee relationships. While employee handbooks can cover a lot of issues, however, the following are generally the most important topics to details in these handbooks: General employment info – This should provide an overview of the business, along with general employment…
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Business Financing: How to Prepare Your Business to Borrow

November 30, 2015

Funds to start and run a business can come from various sources – including from the owner’s (or owners’) own pockets, from other investors or even from third-party lenders. While there may be special steps that business owners need to take when looking for investors, when trying to secure a…
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