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How to Form a Joint Venture in California

How to Form a Joint Venture in California Author: Doron F. Eghbali Business | Corporate Lawyer When and How to Form a Joint Venture in California  Often companies with distinct intangible and sometimes tangible “treasures”, e.g. intellectual property, find themselves in need of capital, management, technological expertise or
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10 Legal Terms You Need To Know

10 Legal Terms You Need To Know    10 Legal Terms You Need To Know Legal jargon can be either confusing or intimidating – or both. While lawyers use these terms on a daily basis, those not familiar with the legal system may find it a challenge
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Covenants Not To Compete In California

Covenants Not To Compete In California Covenants Not To Compete In California California law has a troubled relationship with covenants not to compete. Generally, in the absence of a statutory exception, covenants not to compete are unenforceable in California. Covenants are generally promised to do or not to
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What is a Professional Corporation in California?

Definition of a Professional Corporation Definition of a Professional Corporation A professional corporation is a corporation formed under the California state laws in order to practice a particular profession.The following professions may be professional corporations:  • Accounting (see Bus & P C §§5150–5158); • Acupuncture (see
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How to Elect and Remove Corporate Directors in CA?

Extortion Crime in California Upon formation of a corporation, directors are named in the Articles of Incorporation or are appointed by the incorporator. Thereafter, directors are elected annually. Directors could be removed, generally, if outstanding shareholders approve the removal. Nonetheless, despite the latter concise
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Contract Formation in Sale of Goods in California

In business law, the Uniform Commercial Code (“UCC”) governs contracts for the sale of goods in California. In this article, we explore in some depth formation of such contracts and remedies available to buyers and sellers in case of breach
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What Is Deposition In CA

What is a deposition in CA What Is Deposition In CA What is a deposition? Who may be deposed? Who may not be deposed? What is the time frame for deposition? Where could deposition be taken? These are only some of the questions confronting parties and
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Rights of Shareholders in a CA Corporation

Rights of Shareholders in a CA Corporation Rights of Shareholders in a CA Corporation As a result of broader judicial and legislative scrutiny of board of directors, the laws relating to shareholders’ rights and responsibilities have changed. This article explores the rights and responsibilities of shareholders to
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Skeletal ANATOMY of Insurance Policies

Skeletal ANATOMY of Insurance Policies Skeletal ANATOMY of Insurance Policies Insurance policies are rather esoteric documents. Let us dissect insurance policies main parts and understand the BASICS of Declarations, Endorsements, Conditions and Exclusions. DECLARATIONS Declarations page “Dec Page” is the page often attached to the
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Some BASICS of Rights Clearance in Entertainment Deals

Some BASICS of Rights Clearance in Entertainment Deals Some BASICS of Rights Clearance in Entertainment Deals Clearing world rights of an underlying source for translation, adaptation or republication is invariably a cumbersome complicated lengthy process. Clearing rights serves a very important purpose in entertainment transactions, as such rights
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