Buy-Sell Agreements: An Introduction – Part I

Assume that you hold 50% of the shares in a successful corporation.  The other…


Should I Provide My Zip Code To Retailers Who Ask?

When you check out at your local retail store, it has been the custom of many…


making a deal

Will Questions About 998 Offers Ever Cease?

For a simple statute, at least in concept, California Code of Civil Procedure…


doing business with a suspended corporation - The Law Of Suspended Corporations In California

The Law of Suspended Corporations in California

In California, both the Secretary of State's office and the Franchise Tax Board…


Business Partnership Dissolution

Ending the Business Marriage - Dissolving the Partnership

Just like most marriages, the beginning of most business partnerships are…


Non-Compete Clauses After Edwards v. Authur Andersen LLP

For years California employers have routinely had employees sign noncompetition…


Scales of Justice

Duran v. U.S. Bank - Can Class Action Plaintiffs Use Statistical Sampling to Prove Liability?

All California employers will want to closely monitor a matter currently…


employee meal and rest breaks

Brinker v. Hohnbaum - Employers May Be Required to Ensure that Employees Take Meal Breaks

In California, an employee that works more than five hours a day must be…


tax-finance

Allowable Tax Deductions for Business Expenses

As a tax attorney in California with tax season right around the corner,…