When Is Notice Effective?

When Is Notice Effective?

Real estate law, particularly Landlord-Tenant relationships, is loaded with notice requirements. Some examples are notices to renew or extend in a commercial lease. A simple notice clause in commercial leases is in fact not as straightforward as it may seem. The…

“Give Me A Break!”

“Give Me A Break!”

Must an employer provide a rest break to a worker during the day? The general rule is that a worker is entitled to a 10 minute rest break for every 4 hours work, and the employer must not prohibit the…

What the “Ellis” Going On Here?

What the “Ellis” Going On Here?

Are you a landlord with an apartment in the rental market? Are you looking to do something with your property other than rent it? Are you a tenant who rents an apartment in California? Have you been evicted? In evicting…

Minority Shareholder Rights in California

Minority Shareholder Rights in California

Are you thinking about investing as a minority shareholder in a company? Perhaps you are thinking about taking on outside investors for your current company? What are your rights as an investor? What should you be concerned about as a…

European M&A: Financial Assistance Overview

European M&A: Financial Assistance Overview

The leveraged buy out (LBO) and management buy out (MBO) are common tools of American businesses whereby an acquiring entity will purchase its target through a combination of debt and equity. No brilliance there, right? The clever part, however, comes…