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The California Lawyers Association (CLA) Business Law Section (BLS) is looking forward to participating in the CLA Annual Meeting, which will be virtual this year, between September 24-26, 2020. The Annual Meeting includes MCLE courses and opportunities to network over coffee with other attorneys practicing in business law and other fields. Read more
In Longview Int'l, Inc. v Stirling (2019) 35 CA5th 985, the court held that a suspended corporation's recording of an abstract of judgment and creation of a judgment lien, although unauthorized under Rev & T C §23301, was procedural in nature and therefore was validated retroactively on revivor of corporate powers, as provided in Rev & T C §23305). See §1.100. Read more
The Consumer Financial Services Committee (CFSC) regularly presents educational programming of interest to California consumer financial services attorneys at its monthly meetings. CFSC members historically participate in joint legislative days at the California Legislature with the committee’s members have an opportunity to meet and discuss financial and lending issues with the Legislature’s staff ... Read more
July 16, 2020 at 10:00 a.m.: Nonprofit Organizations Committee Presents “Can Charities Accept Cash or In-Kind Donations From Cannabis-Related Businesses?” Read more
The Business Litigation Committee focuses on issues facing litigators with broad commercial practices, including substantive areas such as trade secret law, and procedural matters such as discovery, e-discovery, privilege, ADR and international litigation. The committee publishes eBulletins addressing hot topic themes relevant to commercial and business litigation with articles drafted by committee members and guest authors. Read more
The Franchise Law Committee has released an analysis of new issues and guidance concerning disclosures of historical financial performance representations (FPRs) in light of the Covid-19 pandemic. The concepts may have relevance to all business transactions with representations about past performance. Read more
George Floyd’s death has created ripple effects throughout the country. His death, and the nationwide protests asking for justice and for us to live up to our ideals, have started a long conversation that must be had on the serious issues of ensuring that equal protection under the law and the rule of law truly exist for all Americans. Read more
Courtesy of CEB, we are bringing you selected legal developments in areas of California business law that are covered by CEB’s publications.  This month’s feature is from the March 2020 update to  Understanding Fiduciary Duties in Business Entities.  References are to the book’s section numbers. See CEB’s BLS Landing Page for special discounts for Business Law Section members.  The most significant legal developments since the last update include developments in such important topic areas as fiduciary duties in for-profit corporations; fiduciary… Read more
The BLN Editorial Board is responsible for all editing and publication activities for the quarterly Business Law News and the Annual Review Of Recent Developments And Legislation. Read more
Members of the BLS Health Law Committee (HLC) represent clients in all segments of the health care industry, including physicians, hospitals and other institutional providers. Membership in the HLC provides the opportunity to meet and network with other health law attorneys, as well as have access to may great benefits specific to healthcare practice. Read more

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