WHERE TO INCORPORATE YOUR SMALL BUSINESS

Introduction Many California business owners have heard and read that Delaware is the best state in which to form their entity due to their business-favorable laws. In particular, Delaware has historically offered: the most favorable franchise tax rules and been the most pro-management from a legislative and judicial perspective; broader protection for board members against [...]

By | 2019-06-17T10:21:22-08:00 June 14th, 2019|Business Formation, Corporate Law|Comments Off on WHERE TO INCORPORATE YOUR SMALL BUSINESS

CALIFORNIA EMPLOYMENT LAW UPDATE 2019

Even though we are well into 2019, it is important for employers to be aware of and understand the importance and ramifications of the changes to California’s employment law landscape, which can affect their day to day operations. Some highlighted changes in California law are discussed below. The experienced employment law attorneys at Gehres Law [...]

By | 2019-06-06T07:40:06-08:00 June 6th, 2019|Labor & Employment Law|Comments Off on CALIFORNIA EMPLOYMENT LAW UPDATE 2019

HOW DOES PAGA EFFECT EMPLOYERS IN CALIFORNIA?

Introduction This article provides guidance to employers in understanding and defending against claims brought under California’s Private Attorneys General Act of 2004 (“PAGA), Labor Code § 2699 et seq. Under PAGA, aggrieved employees are allowed to step into the State’s shoes, specifically California’s Labor & Workforce Development Agency (LWDA), to bring legal actions against employers for [...]

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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 [...]

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

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 [...]

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