On September 18, 2019, Governor Gavin Newsom signed Assembly Bill No. 5 (AB 5) into law, regarding the classification of workers as employees or independent contractors. The new law will have far-reaching effects with respect to employee classification, tax ramifications, and corporate structuring. On the most basic level, the law will affect employer costs with […]
Jim Butler’s article, “Why are so many hoteliers talking about cannabis hotels?,” was published in the October 2019 issue of Hotel Management.
Jordi Ventura’s article, “Risks and challenges in the mining and energy sectors: failure to obtain a ‘social licence to operate’ can threaten a project’s viability,” was published in Financier Worldwide’s Special Report on Energy & Natural Resources on September 19th, 2019.
Brad Cohen’s article, “How to Keep Your Home Address Private,” was published on the What Is Privacy? blog on February 27th, 2019.
Seena Samimi wrote the article, “Dos and don’ts of California’s cannabis regulatory environment,” published in the Daily Journal on August 5th, 2019. Read the article here
Jim Butler’s article “Resort Fee Litigation Advisory Group: Attorney General for DC sues Marriott International over hotel ‘Resort Fees,” was picked up by Hospitality Net on July 15th, 2019.
Rex Hwang and Shenel Ozisik wrote the Federal Circuit Report which appeared in the Summer 2019 issue of New Matter, Vol. 44, No. 2. The article discusses the recent decision in PersonalWeb Technologies, LLC v. Apple Inc. in which the Federal Circuit reversed the Patent Trial and Appeals Board’s cancellation of U.S. Patent No. 7,802,310 […]
Marty Orlick’s article “DA Sues to Stop Abusive ADA Litigation,” was picked up by on May 22nd, 2019.
Jim Butler’s article “JMBM’s Global Hospitality Chairman Jim Butler Will Speak About Hotel Investment at 2019 Institutional Real Estate Forum,” was picked up by, Hotel Online, Hospitality Net and HSyndicate on May 13th, 2019.
Brad Cohen’s article “Achieving True Privacy for Public Figures Through Privacy Trusts,” was published in the May issue of Los Angeles Lawyer on May 1st, 2019.