When a probate judge cleared the way for the $2 billion sale of the Clippers not only Shelly Sterling came away as a winner. Donald and Shelly’s silent partners, the federal and California governments, were also in for their share of the sale. The Internal Revenue Service and the California Franchise Tax Board will reap […]

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For those employers who had all but given up hope of receiving relief from the courts, the California Supreme Court recently provided a glimmer of hope with its holding in Duran v. U.S. Bank.

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Recently, a California jury awarded a fired employee a stunning $167.7 million, made up of $125 million in punitives (emotional distress)…. Have we placed our emotions above what remains of our intellects?

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The California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) was enacted to provide the fullest possible protection of the environment when governmental entities make decisions that have the potential of adversely affecting the environment.

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Corporate employers with employees located outside California will have to decide whether to agree to send any out-of-state employees to California for future Person Most Qualified/Knowledgeable depositions.

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The new California Rules of Court have eliminated the requirement that paper copies of non-California authorities be lodged with the court when cited in a brief or memorandum.

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Retailers may start to think twice about continuing to ask customers for their zip code, as it may subject them to litigation from their customers.

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California employers wrestling with how to control the social media of their staff now have some guidance concerning permitted discipline of rogue employees.

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An added pressure to businesses can be the cost of responding to a subpoena requiring the production of documents. While many assume that only parties can be subpoenaed, a third party, also known as a non-party, can be subject to this power as well.

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