Allen Matkins

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555 South Figueroa Street, 9th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90071, United States
Phone: 213-622-5555
Areas of Practice
  • Administrative Law
  • Antitrust & Trade Regulation
  • Bankruptcy
  • Business Torts
  • Class Action
  • Commercial Law & Contracts
  • Construction Law
  • Debtor/Creditor
  • Energy & Utilities
  • Environmental Law
  • Finance & Banking
  • Government
  • Health
  • Immigration Law
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • Labor & Employment Law
  • Litigation
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Privacy
  • Products Liability
  • Real Estate
  • Science, Computers, & Tech
  • Securities Law
  • Taxation
  • Toxic Torts
  • Transportation
  • Worker’s Compensation
  • Zoning, Planning & Land Use
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Locations
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  • California
Number of Attorneys
100+ Attorneys

Suing The CEO For Social Activism Is Likely To Be Challenging Under Nevada Law

Yesterday’s post concerned asked the question whether shareholders can sue CEOs for social activism. The answer is of course, yes. The more interesting question is whether shareholders will win the suit. To answer that…more
 /  Business Organizations, Civil Procedure, Securities Law

Can Shareholders Sue CEOs For Corporate Social Activism?

In an August 17, 2017 opinion piece published in The Wall Street Journal, Jon L. Pritchett and Ed Tiryakian had the following message for shareholders..…more
 /  Business Organizations, Securities Law

California Environmental Law and Policy Update - August 2017 #3

Environmental and Policy Focus - California attorney general sues EPA over records on administrator - Washington Post - Aug 11 - California’s Attorney General Xavier Becerra sued the U.S. Environmental Protection…more
 /  Energy & Utilities, Environmental Law, Science, Computers, & Technology

Renewable Energy Update - August 2017 #3

Renewable Energy Focus - Solar trade case weighs whether protection will save or sink industry - Washington Post - Aug 15 - Two solar manufacturers are begging the federal government for help, arguing that without…more
 /  Energy & Utilities, Environmental Law, Real Estate - Commercial, Science, Computers, & Technology

Sustainable Development Update - August 2017 #3

Sustainable Development Focus - U.S. cities increasingly focused on resilience, but funding challenges persist - Urban Land - Aug 14 - The increased emphasis being placed by cities on embedding resilience into their…more
 /  Energy & Utilities, Environmental Law, Real Estate - Residential, Science, Computers, & Technology, Zoning, Planning & Land Use

A Subsidiary Post

Not too long ago, I wrote about the Securities and Exchange Commission’s confusing classification of subsidiaries. See The Case Of The Wholly Owned, But Not Totally Held, Subsidiary That May Or May Not Be 100% Owned. Since…more
 /  Business Organizations, Securities Law

Under The Public Records Act, A Losing Party May Be The Prevailing Party

When the California legislature enacted the Public Records Act, it declared “access to information concerning the conduct of the people’s business is a fundamental and necessary right of every person in this state”. Gov’t Code…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Civil Remedies, Zoning, Planning & Land Use

California Environmental Law and Policy Update - August 2017 #2

Environmental and Policy Focus - New California law gives air quality officials power to quickly shut down industrial operations - Los Angeles Times - Aug 7 - Governor Jerry Brown on Monday signed legislation,…more
 /  Energy & Utilities, Environmental Law, Science, Computers, & Technology

California Supreme Court Declines To Rehear Documentary Transfer Tax Appeal

In June, I wrote about the California Supreme Court’s disappointing decision in 926 N. Ardmore Ave. v. County of L.A., 2017 Cal. LEXIS 4768 (Cal. 2017). Readers may recall that the Supreme Court applied the concept of a change…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Real Estate - Residential, Taxation

Inside And Outside Reverse Veil Piercing

UCLA Professor Stephen Bainbridge has published several posts commenting on my post discussing Curci Invs. v. Baldwin, 2017 Cal. App. LEXIS 698. The issue in Curci was whether reverse veil piercing of a limited liability…more
 /  Business Organizations, Securities Law

Renewable Energy Update - August 2017 #2

Renewable Energy Focus - With a quorum, FERC now grapples with distributed energy trends outpacing market rules - Greentech Media - Aug 4 - Last Thursday evening, the U.S. Senate confirmed Robert Powelson,…more
 /  Energy & Utilities, Environmental Law, Science, Computers, & Technology

Sustainable Development Update - August 2017 #2

Sustainable Development Focus - Salesforce taps SF’s clean energy program to power its offices - San Francisco Chronicle - Aug 7 - CleanPowerSF, the green energy program run by San Francisco’s Public Utilities…more
 /  Energy & Utilities, Environmental Law, Real Estate - Residential, Science, Computers, & Technology, Transportation

California Court Green Lights Reverse Veil Piercing Of Delaware LLC

Courts historically have applied the alter ego doctrine to “pierce the corporate veil” so that a shareholder may be held liable for the debts or conduct of the corporation. California has extended the possibility of alter ego…more
 /  Business Organizations, Commercial Law & Contracts, Securities Law

Transfer To Non-Existent Corporation Held To Be A Transfer Nonetheless

Sometimes, the law is just weird. The case of PGA West Residential Ass’n, Inc. v. Hulven Int’l, Inc., Cal. Ct. App. Case No. E064270 (Aug. 9, 2017) is weirder than most. The lawsuit alleged that the defendant had tried to…more
 /  Bankruptcy, Business Organizations, Civil Procedure, Finance & Banking, Real Estate - Residential

California Supreme Court Issues Critical Opinion Regarding Structure and Language of Contractual Attorneys' Fees Provisions

The California Supreme Court recently issued its opinion in Mountain Air Enterprises v. Sundowner Towers, addressing a simple but important question regarding attorneys' fees provisions in commercial contracts: If a contract…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Commercial Law & Contracts, Real Estate - Commercial
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