(CN) – Large companies increasingly want to work with smaller, more innovative law firms, a recent survey found, but have trouble finding
A number of key employment bills were signed into law by Governor Jerry Brown at the close of the 2016-2017 legislative session.
The County of Sonoma has passed several new ordinances to help alleviate some of the effects of the housing-related impact of the recent
Anyone with contract workers should assess whether they need to be reclassified as employees.
Residents who suffered a total or partial loss of their home from the wildfires which recently savaged much of Sonoma and Napa counties a
Does your company effectively train employees and management to prevent discrimination, harassment, and retaliation?
The Trump administration released its initial tax reform proposal on April 26 in the form of a one-page outline accompanied by a briefing
Britain’s decision to leave the European Union (“EU”) raises a number of issues for current and prospective owners of trademarks in the E
In a long-watched case, the California Supreme Court issued an opinion this week addressing how the use of private electronic devices int
Several grape contract issues came to us during the 2016 harvest. These arose frequently enough that we think our clients should review
Happy New Year! Now that we are back from the holidays, it's time to dust off the employee handbook, review your policies and procedures
Sonoma County wineries have been under attack in the last few years by groups in opposition to winery events, new wineries, and even the
The JOBS Act of 2012 came into law in April 2012. On May 16, 2016, the SEC regulations that will permit the sale of equity securities un
Carle, Mackie, Power & Ross LLP Wins Summary Judgment On Behalf Of International Fruit Genetics, LLC In Table Grape Licensing DisputeFriday, 4/29/16
On April 20, 2016, CMPR obtained an across-the-board victory on behalf of International Fruit Genetics, LLC (“IFG”) in a case involving t
On December 18, 2015, President Obama signed into law the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2016 (the “Appropriations Act”) and the Protec
Happy New Year! Now that we are back from the holidays, it's time to dust off the employee handbook, review our policies and procedures,
Potential Relief For Wineries Named As Defendants In Illinois Sales Tax Lawsuits If They Act By September 15.
Now in its third year, California’s cottage food law and burgeoning cottage food industry continues to evolve. The two-tier cottage food
The California Competes Tax Credit is a business income tax credit intended to incentivize economic development in the S
CMPR Intellectual Property Group – Recent Developments
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Carle Mackie law firm led $238 million Sapheon deal
By James Dunn, Business Journal Staff Reporter
This is the second in a series of bulletins about the crowdfunding exemption from the requirements for SEC registration included in the J
Sometimes taxpayers would like to have the ability to undo, or perhaps even redo, a transaction. Perhaps the business deal fell apart or
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In the typical investment situation, whether with a publicly listed company or with an entrepreneur starting a new business from home, th
The 2012 California Legislature adopted the Revised Uniform Limited Liability Company Act (“CRULLCA”), to be applicable to all LLCs as of
This is the third in a series of bulletins about the crowdfunding exemption from the requirements for SEC registration included in the JO
There has been a lot of buzz about crowdf
This is the last in a series of bulletins about the crowdfunding exemption from the requirement for SEC registration, as included in the
In what has been called "…a moment of bipartisan cooperation…" the U.S.
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If you plan to go to market to try to find a buyer, you will need enough lead time to address the relevant issues s
The Legislature was busy last year, and has passed several new employment laws that will have an impact on California employers' day-to-d
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Periodically we receive requests for information about filing a small claims lawsuit.
A recent opinion, Holmes v.
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