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Friday, January 14, 2022

Twenty-nine TV shows have relocated to California after being promised state funds, part of a yearslong effort to fight an exodus of productions from Hollywood.

Thursday, January 13, 2022

The answer is: It depends

Wednesday, January 12, 2022

Centralized health care seems to work fairly well in other developed countries, such as Canada and the United Kingdom, with per capita costs somewhat lower than those in the United States.
he still virulent COVID-19 will add to health care insecurity, and more insurers will pass treatment charges on to patients.

Tuesday, January 11, 2022

A new year is upon us, and 2022 means not only the arrival of year three of the coronavirus pandemic (yikes), but also the implementation of hundreds of new laws in California.

Monday, January 10, 2022

This year's tax filing season is likely to be another challenging one because of pandemic-related tax changes.

Friday, January 7, 2022

The scariest story I read over the holidays had nothing to do with winter wildfires, the COVID-flu combo or the threat of Russia invading Ukraine.

Thursday, January 6, 2022

In WAG Acquisition LLC v. Flying Crocodile Inc et al, 2-19-cv-01278 (WDWA Dec. 28, 2021), the Court granted defendants' motion to stay pending ex parte reexamination even though the case had already previously been stayed pending inter partes review

Wednesday, January 5, 2022

Superficially, California's politics seem poised for a big upheaval in this election year, but appearances can be deceiving.

Tuesday, January 4, 2022

Another coronavirus variant spreading like wildfire, and another huge state budget surplus: In some ways, 2022 is off to a similar start as 2021.
"Buy now, pay later" online loans are getting attention from both regulators and the credit industry as consumers increasingly turn to them, and they may soon play a bigger role in credit scores.

Monday, January 3, 2022

First, employers must implement processes to properly complete and maintain Forms I-9 for all employees.

Thursday, December 30, 2021

The law and modern lawyering's subtle role in setting forensic standards and a rhetorical tone necessary for democracy should not be underestimated.
Despite gains in education, employment and earnings in recent decades, American women still face a rockier road to secure retirement than men.

Wednesday, December 29, 2021

Where an elder is both the beneficiary a personal representative of a probate estate, he or she has standing to bring a claim of financial elder abuse in his or her individual capacity.

Tuesday, December 28, 2021

More than 60% of the program's funding — $18 billion — went to businesses run by women, veterans and historically underserved groups, mostly during an initial 21-day exclusivity period.

Monday, December 27, 2021

The Federal Trade Commission recently released its annual tally of fraudulent calling in FY2021. The FTC received just over 5 million complaints about robocalls, up from 3.9 million complaints in FY 2020.
Airlines are moving to qualify frequent travelers by the money they spend, not the amount they fly.

Thursday, December 23, 2021

The due process notice requirements of motions, orders to show cause, and other filings are often in direct conflict with the patience levels of litigants — and, sometimes, their counsel — to be heard by a court.
The question is whether Jack can establish that FTX's Moon Man is similar enough to Jack's marks and whether dilution is likely.

Wednesday, December 22, 2021

Silicon Valley is now awash with stories of people riding seemingly ridiculous crypto investments like Dogecoin, a digital coin based on a dog meme, to life-changing wealth.

Tuesday, December 21, 2021

Until last year's renovation, the Martinez family's backyard home belonged to the shadow inventory of unpermitted housing that has swelled across Los Angeles and other high-priced cities as affordable housing shriveled. Amateur developers build them for profit. Homeowners build them for family or to help with the mortgage.
Indira J. Cameron-Banks, a principal at Cameron Banks Law who represents the family of a former Girardi Keese client who has aggressively pursued Thomas V. Girardi's assets, argued that trustee Elissa D. Miller was already spending enough money tracking down the firm's assets.
The Bankruptcy Venue Reform Act of 2021, introduced in September by U.S. Senators Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., and John Cornyn, R-Texas, would require large corporations to file for bankruptcy in the state in which they are headquartered or where significant assets are located.

Monday, December 20, 2021

Tipping during the holidays is a time-honored tradition, but because there are no hard and fast rules, it can end up being one more stressful holiday chore. Here are some suggestions from etiquette and tipping experts to reduce some of the worry.

Friday, December 17, 2021

As is the case with so many things, the pandemic flipped on its head something we once took for granted: the rampant spread of the flu.

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