Notice

Notice

Contractual notice is one of those simple concepts that can get very complex in practice, and have draconian consequences. Real estate law, particularly Landlord-Tenant relationships, is loaded with notice requirements. Some examples are notices to renew or extend in a commercial…

Meal and Rest Breaks

Meal and Rest Breaks

Sometimes employers and employees both find themselves saying, “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…

Ellis Act

Ellis Act

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?…

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 minority shareholder rights as an investor? What should you be concerned about…

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…