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It's H-1B Visa Season

2013 H-1B Visa Application Start Date If your firm is seeking to provide a new H-1B visa on or after October 1, 2012, the application season opens on April 2nd. In Read More

Are Interns A Good Idea?

By Kim Kennedy Does your business use interns? Are you thinking of hiring an intern or two in the near future? The economy is still struggling, and hiring more employees is Read More

Benefit Corporations

by: Laura Koch California has entered the new year with a new class of corporation—the ‟Benefit Corporation,” or ‟B Corporation.” Governor Brown signed AB361 in October 2011, making California the seventh Read More

A New Ambush on At-Will Employment?

by Andrew K Jacobson Once again, the turn of the new year brings new laws into existence. The newspapers focus on cross-cultural clashes like the banning of new sources of shark Read More

Privacy? You Don't Got No Stinkin' Privacy!

When someone subpoenas subscriber information from an internet service provider, does the subscriber have an expectation of privacy? In California, at least, the answer seems to be: No. In People v. Read More

2 Min. Every 2 Years, Save $250

To save money, the State of California has stopped sending the biennial Statement of Information form that has to be filed, even if there is no change to any information. Read More

What It Means to Be Your Consigliere

Contrary to popular perception, “consiglieres” date from times long before the 20th century. The term derives from the Latin “consiliarius” – a counselor. Every leader needs an advisor skilled in Read More

Client Question: Does the US Gov't Own Copyrights?

“Kim Vanderheiden of Painted Tongue Press, which does custom design invitations, business cards, and greeting cards, among many others, asks: “Does the US Government and/or its branches own intellectual property rights Read More

Investing in a Little Law

A big worry for stockbrokers about 15 years ago was the rise of the day trader, people who would trade stocks on their own account, paying a minimal charge for Read More

The Right Fit

by: Andrew K. Jacobson © 2003, Bay Oak Law In recent years, new business owners have had several entities to choose from, depending on the needs of the business and Read More

When Employees Must Leave

By: Andrew K. Jacobson © 2004, Bay Oak Law A worker leaving involuntarily is often a heart-wrenching experience for both employer and worker. While anyone who has ever been employed Read More

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