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County Developments in Post-Fire Residential Housing

Wednesday, 11/01/17 - Kimberly Corcoran

The County of Sonoma has passed several new ordinances to help alleviate some of the effects of the housing-related impact of the recent

California Wildfire Victims are Eligible for Property Tax Relief

Monday, 10/30/17 - Daren Shaver

Residents who suffered a total or partial loss of their home from the wildfires which recently savaged much of Sonoma and Napa counties a

New DFEH Guide for Preventing Harassment, Discrimination and Retaliation in the Workplace

Friday, 6/23/17 - Samantha Pungprakearti

Does your company effectively train employees and management to prevent discrimination, harassment, and retaliation?

Trump Administration Releases Initial Tax Reform Proposal

Friday, 4/28/17 - Daren Shaver

The Trump administration released its initial tax reform proposal on April 26 in the form of a one-page outline accompanied by a briefing

CMPR Int’l Trademark News: What Brexit Means For Your EU Trademark

Wednesday, 4/26/17 - John Dawson and Kristin Galt

Britain’s decision to leave the European Union (“EU”) raises a number of issues for current and prospective owners of trademarks in the E

Public Records Act Update: Private Devices & Email Accounts

Friday, 3/03/17 - Tina Wallis, Of Counsel

In a long-watched case, the California Supreme Court issued an opinion this week addressing how the use of private electronic devices int

Tales From The Harvest

Friday, 2/10/17 - John Mackie, Partner

Several grape contract issues came to us during the 2016 harvest.  These arose frequently enough that we think our clients should review

2017 EMPLOYMENT LAW UPDATE - TOP TEN CHANGES 

Thursday, 1/05/17

Happy New Year!  Now that we are back from the holidays, it's time to dust off the employee handbook, review your policies and procedures

EMPLOYERS – ARE YOU IN COMPLIANCE?

Friday, 11/11/16

WELCOME!

Latest Developments on Winery Use Permits and Visitor Restrictions

Friday, 10/14/16 - Kim Corcoran, Associate

Sonoma County wineries have been under attack in the last few years by groups in opposition to winery events, new wineries, and even the

Crowdfunding - At Last

Monday, 5/02/16 - Simon Inman, Partner

The JOBS Act of 2012 came into law in April 2012.  On May 16, 2016, the SEC regulations that will permit the sale of equity securities un

Carle, Mackie, Power & Ross LLP Wins Summary Judgment On Behalf Of International Fruit Genetics, LLC In Table Grape Licensing Dispute

Friday, 4/29/16

On April 20, 2016, CMPR obtained an across-the-board victory on behalf of International Fruit Genetics, LLC (“IFG”) in a case involving t

CMPR REVIEW OF YEAR-END TAX LAW CHANGES

Thursday, 2/11/16

On December 18, 2015, President Obama signed into law the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2016 (the “Appropriations Act”) and the Protec

2016 EMPLOYMENT LAW UPDATE - TOP TEN CHANGES

Saturday, 1/09/16

Happy New Year!  Now that we are back from the holidays, it's time to dust off the employee handbook, review our policies and procedures,

Illinois Case Update

Tuesday, 9/08/15 - John Mackie, Partner

Potential Relief For Wineries Named As Defendants In Illinois Sales Tax Lawsuits If They Act By September 15. 

Cottage Food Operator

Thursday, 8/06/15 - Jeremy Little, Associate

Now in its third year, California’s cottage food law and burgeoning cottage food industry continues to evolve.  The two-tier cottage food

The California Competes Tax Credit Could Help Your Business Expand

Friday, 6/26/15 - Daren Shaver, Associate

The California Competes Tax Credit is a business income tax credit intended to incentivize economic development in the S

CMPR Intellectual Property Group – Recent Developments

Saturday, 5/23/15 - John Dawson, Partner

CMPR Intellectual Property Group – Recent Developments
 

NEW KIDS ON THE BLOCK

Thursday, 1/29/15 - CMPR

Carle, Mackie, Power & Ross LLP is happy to welcome new legal talent to the ranks...

CARLE MACKIE LAW FIRM LED $238 MILLION SAPHEON DEAL

Monday, 1/12/15 - North Bay Business Journal

Carle Mackie law firm led $238 million Sapheon deal

By James Dunn, Business Journal Staff Reporter

Recent Notable California Real Estate Cases

Thursday, 9/11/14 - Kim Corcoran, Associate

Crowdfunding Responsibilities of Issuers

Thursday, 9/11/14 - Simon R. Inman, Partner

This is the second in a series of bulletins about the crowdfunding exemption from the requirements for SEC registration included in the J

THE RESCISSION DOCTRINE

Saturday, 6/14/14 - Daren Shaver, Associate

Sometimes taxpayers would like to have the ability to undo, or perhaps even redo, a transaction.  Perhaps the business deal fell apart or

PROP 65 SETTLEMENT

Friday, 2/14/14 - John Mackie, Partner

THIS EMAIL IS ONLY RELEVANT TO THE WINE INDUSTRY AND OTHER ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE PRODUCERS

California Finance Lenders Law: When an “Investor” Is a Lender

Wednesday, 1/08/14 - Henry Loh, Associate

In the typical investment situation, whether with a publicly listed company or with an entrepreneur starting a new business from home, th

NEW LLC LAW

Wednesday, 12/18/13 - John G. Mackie, Managing Partner

The 2012 California Legislature adopted the Revised Uniform Limited Liability Company Act (“CRULLCA”), to be applicable to all LLCs as of

Crowdfunding Crowdfunding Intermediaries and Funding Portals

Friday, 10/11/13 - Simon R. Inman, Partner

This is the third in a series of bulletins about the crowdfunding exemption from the requirements for SEC registration included in the JO

CROWDFUNDING

Saturday, 9/14/13 - Simon R. Inman, Partner

There has been a lot of buzz about crowdf

Crowdfunding Practical Implications

Thursday, 7/11/13 - Simon R. Inman, Partner

This is the last in a series of bulletins about the crowdfunding exemption from the requirement for SEC registration, as included in the

THE JOBS ACT AND HOW IT MAY AFFECT YOU

Wednesday, 3/14/12 - John Mackie, Partner

In what has been called "…a moment of bipartisan cooperation…" the U.S.

Scam Alert: Solicitations for Trademark Services

Saturday, 2/11/12 - Jay M. Behmke, Partner

What To Watch Out For

GETTING READY FOR A SALE? Top 10 List

Wednesday, 1/11/12 - Simon Inman, Partner

Top 10 List

If you plan to go to market to try to find a buyer, you will need enough lead time to address the relevant issues s

NEW LAWS FOR 2012 AFFECTING CALIFORNIA EMPLOYERS

Sunday, 12/11/11 - Dawn Ross, Partner

The Legislature was busy last year, and has passed several new employment laws that will have an impact on California employers' day-to-d

Negotiating a Letter of Intent With a Bank

Tuesday, 7/12/11 - Simon Inman

Additional Terms to Consider for Small and Medium Businesses

Small and medium businesses may focus on the major business terms

SMALL CLAIMS - Q&A

Monday, 7/11/11 - Bill Carle, Partner

Periodically we receive requests for information about filing a small claims lawsuit.

Real Estate Brokers Need to Exercise Care When Handling A Short Sale

Wednesday, 6/15/11 - Philip J. Terry

A recent opinion, Holmes v.

Keeping Up with Farm Labor Laws

Tuesday, 6/14/11

California labor Code Section 2810

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