BUSINESS LAW: Entity of Choice - LLC or Corporation?
One of the most important initial decisions to be made regarding a business enterprise is the choice of its form of legal entity. While a business can certainly be conducted as a sole proprietorship or in a general or limited partnership, for reasons of ...
Posted By Chris S. Jacobsen
EMPLOYMENT LAW: The Implications of Legalized Marijuana for California Employers
On November 6, 2016, California voters passed Proposition 64 and joined five other states in legalizing the recreational use of marijuana. However, what many Californians fail to realize is that just because it is legal to smoke marijuana, does not mean it ...
CONSTRUCTION LAW: Revisions to Business & Professions Code Affect Unlicensed Contractors
Previously, California law required that a contractor must be duly licensed contractor at all times while working on a contracted project to receive compensation. California courts interpreted this statutory provision as a means to deny any payments to ...
TOXIC TORT: Proposed Bill to Grant Air Quality Districts Unilateral Authority for Industry Shutdown
Proposed California legislation looks to substantially broaden regional emissions regulations. Specifically, AB1132 would authorize districts to issue an interim order of abatement without first giving notice and holding a hearing, as is required under ...
Posted By Poole & Shaffery, LLP