Law

Five N.H. businesses file for March bankruptcy

While the number of New Hampshire individuals and businesses filing for bankruptcy was up in March from the five-year monthly low the previous month, the number still marked a big drop from last year. There were 339 New Hampshire bankruptcy…

Merrimack firm’s bookkeeper admits to bank fraud

A bookkeeper working for a small Merrimack-based excavation firm diverted more than $83,000 of the company’s money for her personal purposes and has agreed to plead guilty to bank fraud in exchange for a reduced sentence, according to a plea…

Ex-Cabletron execs settle SEC civil charges

Two top executives of the former Cabletron Systems have settled civil charges of securities fraud with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission without having to pay any penalty, while the SEC pursues monetary civil damages against a low-level executive who…

Prenuptial agreements are not just for celebrities

While asking your sweetie to sign a prenuptial agreement prior to the wedding is not very romantic, such an agreement is a critical tool in asset protection, one that every business owner should consider. Stock in a family business owned…