19 09, 2019

THE CALIFORNIA UCC AND ME

By | 2019-09-19T07:51:49-08:00 September 19th, 2019|Business Contracts, Business Formation, Business Law, Commercial Law, Contract law, Contracts, Corporate Compliance, Corporate Law, Uncategorized|Comments Off on THE CALIFORNIA UCC AND ME

Why should I care and what should I know? Whether you’re a small business owner who’s hoping to expand, or just getting started; or, as often times in today’s economy, in need of some extra capital to stay afloat, you’re more than likely going to come into contact with a UCC Form-1 filing. What is [...]

24 05, 2019

Corporate Leaders’ Duty of Loyalty and Conflicts of Interest in California

By | 2019-05-24T08:30:18-08:00 May 24th, 2019|Business Law, Commercial Law, Corporate Compliance, Corporate Law, Labor & Employment Law|Comments Off on Corporate Leaders’ Duty of Loyalty and Conflicts of Interest in California

This article outlines the duty of loyalty imposed on corporate leaders, how the business judgment rule provides protection against liability for directors if they act with reasonable care, and how conflicts of interest should be handled by corporate leaders. I. Duty of Loyalty California law imposes certain fiduciary duties on officers and directors of a [...]

3 05, 2019

PROTECTING PERSONAL ASSETS AGAINST LIABILITY FOR BUSINESS DEBTS IN CALIFORNIA

By | 2019-05-24T08:45:33-08:00 May 3rd, 2019|Asset Protection, Business Formation, Business Law, Business Litigation, Civil Litigation, Commercial Law, Commercial Ligitation, Corporate Compliance, Corporate Law, Financial, Uncategorized|Comments Off on PROTECTING PERSONAL ASSETS AGAINST LIABILITY FOR BUSINESS DEBTS IN CALIFORNIA

Although no business owner ever wants to consider the likelihood of being sued for unpaid business debts, breach of contract, or damages caused by their employees, business activities, or the like, these events do happen. What’s more, if businesses do not plan properly, owners may become personally liable for the debts of the business. This [...]

29 03, 2019

PARTNERSHIP DISPUTES AND HOW TO AVOID THEM

By | 2019-05-24T14:33:14-08:00 March 29th, 2019|Business Law, Business Litigation, Civil Litigation, Commercial Law, Commercial Ligitation, Contract law, Contracts, Corporate Law|Comments Off on PARTNERSHIP DISPUTES AND HOW TO AVOID THEM

Our San Diego business lawyers have previously written about corporate governance and compliance issues and the many benefits to business owners of addressing their Company's corporate compliance.  In this article, we focus on another reason to engage in best practices when it comes to corporate governance—Partnership Disputes and How to Avoid Them. Many clients contact [...]

20 03, 2019

Formation of Contracts in California

By | 2019-05-24T14:36:58-08:00 March 20th, 2019|Business Contracts, Business Law, Business Litigation, Civil Litigation, Commercial Law, Contract law, Contracts|Comments Off on Formation of Contracts in California

Introduction San Diego business law attorneys and litigation lawyers alike regularly deal with the law of contracts. Whether you are negotiating a contract or have hired a trial lawyer to pursue a breach of contract lawsuit, it is helpful to know some of the basic principles and laws governing contracts. In this article, we'll discuss [...]