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Employee rights and Marijuana

Employee rights and Marijuana Employee rights and Marijuana As the sale and use of Marijuana is becoming legal across the US, each state is forming new laws around it. Now that Marijuana is becoming legal for adults to use recreationally, where do we stand
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CA laws to protect gift cards

CA laws to protect gift cards CA laws to protect gift cards Every gift card comes with a long list of rules in the fine print. But do you ever wonder if there are laws regarding gift cards? Well, there are! These laws are meant to
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Defective product liability

Defective product liability Defective product liability California has a well-developed body of law designed to deal with defective products. But what exactly defines a product as defective? A “product” can be anything from bottled water/food all the way through large hard-goods including cars,
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Hostile Work Environments

Hostile Work Environments Hostile Work Environments In order to have a legitimate hostile work environment case, you must prove three things: An employee was subjected to unwanted conduct The conduct was based on sex The harassment was “severe or pervasive” and altered the
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Why is Insider Trading Illegal?

Why is Insider Trading Illegal? Why is Insider Trading Illegal? The US Securities and Exchange Commission (the SEC) defines an “Insider” of a company as any officer, director, or employee with significant knowledge that is confidential. So when an Insider is accused of trading these
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Loaning to Small Businesses and Their Decline

Loaning to Small Businesses and Their Decline Loaning to Small Businesses and Their Decline The statistical accountants told by banks and regulators are often incompatible. On one hand, bankers show statistics that insinuate that small business lending is improving. On the other hand, regulators (such as the
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Contract Breach

Contract Breach Contract Breach Contracts are fundamental to conducting business and maintaining partnerships. Contracts not only set out exact expectations but provide parameters and agreements of the business relationship. Breaching a signed contract can result in lawsuits and cause significant harm to
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How to Protecting Business Trade Secrets

How to Protecting Business Trade Secrets How to Protecting Business Trade Secrets Businesses often have confidential information that should not be shared outside the limits of members of the business. Such information could be ideas, methods, formulas, techniques, processes, devices, compilations, etc. Here, we will tell
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Dissolution Of An LLC

Dissolution Of An LLC Dissolution Of An LLC In order to dissolve a Limited Liability Company (LLC) in California, one must be knowledgeable of California Corporations Code Section 17707.01. The code helps us gain knowledge and foresight regarding the events that give rise to
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What is a Public Company?

What is a Public Company? What is a Public Company? When starting a business, one must be aware of what form it will be. Whatever legal entity a business takes will be its guiding force until its end: it will ultimately affect every decision made.
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