Month: December 2023

Santa Judge is Comin’ to Town

December 21, 2023

“He’s making a list, checking it twice, gonna find out who’s naughty or nice…” Uncivil behavior will not only land an attorney on a judge’s naughty list – it can also cost the attorney hundreds of thousands of dollars. A recent case, Snoeck v. ExakTime Innovations, Inc., confirmed the trial court has discretion to reduce…

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New Requirements in 2024 for California’s Paid Sick Leave Law

December 20, 2023

With 2024 quickly approaching, one of the many upcoming changes to California’s employment laws is an update to the Paid Sick Leave law (“PSL”) that was originally implemented in 2015 (Labor Code § 245 et seq.).  Effective January 1, 2024, Senate Bill 616 (“SB 616”) expands the minimum accrual of paid sick leave employees are…

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Attorney John Gutierrez Joins Boutin Jones Litigation Group

December 14, 2023

John Gutierrez has joined Boutin Jones where he will practice litigation, assisting clients in a wide variety of disputes including business and contract disputes, real property disputes, and probate matters. Prior to joining the Boutin Jones litigation practice, he spent two summers as a Law Clerk within the firm, completed a Legal Externship with the…

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FinCEN Publishes Filing Extension For BOI Reporting

December 5, 2023

As the new reporting regime for Beneficial Ownership Information (BOI) pursuant to the Corporate Transparency Act (CTA) draws ever closer, with reporting obligations beginning on January 1, 2024, this Tax Notebook Blog continues to report on the latest developments. As explained in more detail below, on November 29, 2023, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN)…

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