On November 1, 2018, the Northern District of California updated its Procedural Guidance for Class Action Settlements, requiring increased disclosures
On Feb. 5, 2018, California Senator Robert Hertzberg introduced a bill, which if enacted, would impose sales and use tax on purchases of services by
A California district court excluded an expert's opinion of a reasonable royalty rate from being considered as evidence at trial because the expert
The "Wage Theft Prevention Act of 2011," AB 469, creates new, detailed disclosure requirements that must be provided to all new non-exempt employees commencing January 1, 2012.
In early October, California Governor Jerry Brown signed a variety of important employment and labor-related statutes.
The California legislature passed two new laws employers should not ignore.
California residents have filed a putative class action in federal court against a company that promotes its granola, cookie and trail mix products as “100 Pure and Natural,” despite making them with some purportedly synthetic ingredients.
Chapter 5 of the Corporations Code establishes various limitations on distributions by California corporations.
On September 1, 2011, the Governor of California signed into law California Assembly Bill No. 571 ("AB 571"), which will liberalize and streamline the legal standards for California corporations and quasi-California corporations to make cash and property distributions to shareholders, including dividends and share repurchases and redemptions.
Yesterday, Broc Romanek wrote in his blog about the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board’s announcement of settled disciplinary actions against three accountants