California Business Law

April 3, 2019

Lawsuits Against Website Owners Over Disability Discrimination Skyrocket

Nearly 5,000 ADA lawsuits were filed in federal court for alleged website violations in the first six months of 2018, according to a law firm that […]
December 15, 2015
business lawyer

Year-End Business Checklist

The end of the year is a busy time and businesses should be mindful to not overlook some important to dos: Keep Your Business in Good Standing You invested the time and expense of incorporating your company to benefit from the corporate structure, so keep your business in good standing. Make sure to file any necessary statements of information or annual business renewals with the Secretary of State in the state in which you incorporated and states in which you have qualified to do business.
October 12, 2015

Making Ethical Decisions: Why Businesses Should Avoid Taking Short Cuts

As self-interested, wealth maximizers, the impact of our actions on others is not the first thing that comes to mind when contemplating a decision. And for for-profit businesses whose primary concern is a maximized bottom-line, such considerations may be given even less weight if at all. Because people are self-interested and don’t naturally choose the good of the people over their own best interest, we have a complex judicial system that relies on laws to promote justice, fairness, and compensate those who have been treated unfairly. Regardless of the threat of an adverse legal or financial consequence, both businesses and individuals should hold their decisions to high ethical standards—because people matter more than profits.
March 13, 2015
business taxes

An Introduction to Business Taxes

For any business, taxes are an important component of operation. They make up a complex world which must be managed with stringent detail.
March 13, 2015
Litigation

The Basics of Business Insurance: Protecting Your Business from Liability, Loss, and Litigation

A business should consider purchasing insurance coverage to protect the business from unforeseen liability, loss, and litigation. There are numerous types of insurance policies available to a business, and it is wise to consult an insurance agent or broker about the options of coverage which would apply to your business.