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May 14, 2015

Sham Guaranty Defense Curbed by California Court

Creditors' Rights Advisory for 5/14/2015 Full Story

April 9, 2015

Lessons for Employers from the Pao Trial

Employment Law Advisory for 4/9/2015 Full Story

April 1, 2015

Get Ready for the New California Family Rights Act Regulations

Employment Law Advisory for 4/1/2015 Full Story

February 19, 2015

Reasonable Accommodation and the Interactive Process—an Employer Prevails

Employment Law Advisory for 2/19/2015 Full Story

February 4, 2015

California's New Paid Sick Leave Law—Are You Ready?

Employment Law Advisory for 2/4/2015 Full Story

January 22, 2015

Typo Disastrous for Lender

Creditors' Rights Advisory for 1/22/2015 Full Story

January 22, 2015

Mendiola Decision Highlights a Key Issue - The Calculation of "Hours Worked"

Employment Law Advisory for 1/22/2015 Full Story

December 18, 2014

Happy Holidays, with Our Thanks and a Question

Employment Law Advisory for 12/18/2014 Full Story

November 25, 2014

A Cautionary Tale for General Contractors

Real Estate Advisory for 11/25/2014 Full Story

November, 24 2014

Full Credit Bid Causes Loss of Insurance Proceeds

Creditors' Rights Advisory for 11/24/14 Full Story

October 30, 2014

Subordination Agreements with General Contractors are Enforceable

Creditors' Rights Advisory for 10/30/14 Full Story

September 10, 2014

Franchisor Not Liable for Sexual Harassment of Franchisee's Employee under FEHA

Employment Law Advisory for 9/10/2014 Full Story

August 18, 2014

Tuolumne Jobs Case

Real Estate Advisory for 8/18/2014 Full Story

July 17, 2014

Preserving The Right To Foreclose After Accepting A Deed In Lieu

Creditors' Rights Advisory for 7/17/14 Full Story

June 3, 2014

Is Telecommuting Now a Reasonable Accommodation?

Employment Law Advisory for 6/3/2014 Full Story

May 21, 2014

Is Your Standard Severance Agreement Subject to Challenge by the EEOC?

Employment Law Advisory for 5/21/2014 Full Story

May 1, 2014

May an Employer Request a Fitness for Duty Exam After an FMLA Leave?

Employment Law Advisory for 5/1/2014 Full Story

April 24, 2014

New Bay Area Commuter Benefits Program Imposes Obligations on Employers

Employment Law Advisory for 4/24/2014 Full Story

April 24, 2014

"Legendary" Case Confirms Guarantor's Independent Liability

Creditors' Rights Advisory for 4/24/14 Full Story

April 16, 2014

Can An Employer Ban Negativity In The Workplace? Not According To The NLRB

Employment Law Advisory for 4/16/2014 Full Story

March 20, 2014

Are Your Wage Statements Compliant Under Labor Code Section 226?

Employment Law Advisory for 3/20/2014 Full Story

February 27, 2014

The EEOC's New Challenge to a 12 Month Maximum Medical Leave Policy

Employment Law Advisory for 2/27/14 Full Story

February 13, 2014

Avoid Common Mistakes When Creating Commission and Bonus Plans

Employment Law Advisory for 2/13/14 Full Story

January 22, 2014

Guarantor's "Sham Guaranty" Defense Harder To Prove

Creditors' Rights Advisory for 1/22/14 Full Story

December 18, 2013

Happy Holidays, With Our Thanks and a Question

Employment Law Advisory for 12/18/13 Full Story

December 11, 2013

Company-Sponsored Holiday Celebrations: Avoid the Obvious Risks

Employment Law Advisory for 12/11/13 Full Story

December 4, 2013

Beware of the Payroll Implications of Temporary Shutdowns During Holidays

Employment Law Advisory for 12/4/13 Full Story

November 14, 2013

Proposed Regulation Crowdfunding: Highs and Lows

Capital Markets Advisory for 11/14/13 Full Story

November 13, 2013

A Workplace Run Amok: Richie Incognito and the Miami Dolphins

Employment Law Advisory for 11/13/13 Full Story

November 12, 2013

Agreements for Sale of Portions of Parcels may be Invalid

Real Estate Advisory for 11/12/13 Full Story

October 30, 2013

Reconsidering Disclosure: Will the SEC Shake Up the System?

Capital Markets Advisory for 10/30/2013 Full Story

October 21, 2013

Judicial Reference Provision in Loan Guaranty Held Enforceable

Creditors' Rights Advisory for 10/21/13 Full Story

October 3, 2013

Recent California Cases Follow Riverisland Decision

Creditors' Rights Advisory for 10/3/13 Full Story

October 3, 2013

When is an Employee's Automobile Accident an Employer's Responsibility?

Employment Law Advisory for 10/3/13 Full Story

September 30, 2013

Recent California Cases Follow Riverisland Decision

Real Estate Advisory for 9/30/13 Full Story

September 25, 2013

Anti-Harassment Training Due in 2013 for Many Employers

Employment Law Advisory for 9/25/2013 Full Story

September 18, 2013

Addressing Sale Proceeds In The Face Of Guaranty "Carve-Out" Provisions

Creditors' Rights Advisory for 9/18/13 Full Story

September 4, 2013

The Employee's Social Security Number Doesn't Match: Now What?

Employment Law Advisory for 9/4/13 Full Story

August 21, 2013

Health Care Reform: What Employers Need to Know Now

Employment Law Advisory for 8/21/13 Full Story

July 22, 2013

IRS Scrutinizes 1031 Exchanges Involving Related Parties

Real Estate Advisory for 7/22/13 Full Story

July 1, 2013

U.S. Supreme Court Limits Monetary Exactions

Real Estate Advisory for 7/1/13 Full Story

May 31, 2013

When is a Manager Not an Exempt Employee?

Employment Law Advisory for 5/31/2013 Full Story

May 31, 2013

10 Tips For Angel Investors

Business Law Advisory for 5/31/13 Full Story

May 22, 2013

What Does it Mean to Pay an Exempt Employee on a Salary Basis?

Employment Law Advisory for 5/22/2013 Full Story

May 16, 2013

As Summer Approaches, Is Your Business Contemplating Interns?

Employment Law Advisory for 5/16/2013 Full Story

May 1, 2013

Site Assembly

Real Estate Advisory for 5/1/13 Full Story

April 17, 2013

What Does the Suitable Seating Requirement Mean for Your Workplace?

Employment Law Advisory for 4/17/2013 Full Story

April 15, 2013

New Commercial Property Disclosure Requirements

Real Estate Advisory for 4/15/13 Full Story

April 11, 2013

New Form I-9 issued by USCIS, must be used starting May 7th

Employment Law Advisory for 4/11/2013 Full Story

April 1, 2013

CEQA Reform Update

Real Estate Advisory for 4/1/13 Full Story

March 13, 2013

Measure Twice - Part 3: Decisions At The End Of Employment

Employment Law Advisory for 3/13/2013 Full Story

February 27, 2013

"Measure Twice" - Part 2: Decisions During Employment

Employment Law Advisory for 2/27/2013 Full Story

February 14, 2013

CEQA Update: Some Good News For Developers

Real Estate Advisory for 2/14/13 Full Story

February 13, 2013

"Measure Twice" - Part 1: Hiring

Employment Law Advisory for 2/13/2013 Full Story

February 8, 2013

Inside Sales Exemption Poorly Understood by Many Employers

Employment Law Advisory for 2/1/2013 Full Story

February 1, 2013

Employers Must Be Vigilant About Protecting Attorney-Client Privilege

Employment Law Advisory for 2/1/2013 Full Story

January 17, 2013

Adopting & Revising Employee Handbooks

Employment Law Advisory for 1/17/13 Full Story

December 12, 2012

Happy Holidays ... and a question for you

Employment Law Advisory for 12/12/12 Full Story

December 10, 2012

Lost Lien Priority Restored

Creditors' Rights Advisory for 12/10/12 Full Story

December 5, 2012

Company-Sponsored Holiday Celebrations: Avoid the Obvious Risks

Employment Law Advisory for 12/5/2012 Full Story

November 6, 2012

New Court Decision Clarifies Law on Rounding of Employee Time Cards

Employment Law Advisory for 11/6/2012 Full Story

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