Ervin Cohen & Jessup LLP

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Beverly Hills, CA 90212-2974, United States

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IRS Issues 2015 HSA Contribution Limits

Each year, the IRS issues contribution limits for Health Savings Accounts for the upcoming year. The 2015 contribution limits are outlined below…more
| Labor & Employment Law, Health, Taxation

Titles Matter for Books, Not for Employers (or, How to be Jointly Liable as an Employer Even if You’d Rather Not Be)

Rarely does a court articulate a legal position so clearly that it can’t be stated any plainer. Such is the case in Castaneda v. The Ensign Group, Inc.: “A corporation with no employees owns a corporation with employees…more
| Civil Procedure, Commercial Law & Contracts, Labor & Employment Law

Bankruptcy Bleak House—The Limited Ability of Bankruptcy Courts to Enter Final Judgments

In Stern V. Marshall, ____ U.S ___, 131 S. Ct. 2594 (2011), the Supreme Court held that bankruptcy courts cannot issue final judgments on state law counterclaims even though they are “core proceeding”. Stern V. Marshall is the…more
| Bankruptcy, Civil Procedure, Constitutional Law, Business Torts, Wills, Trusts, & Estate Planning

California Amends Data Breach Law

California—the first State in the Union to pass a mandatory data breach notification statute—recently amended Cal. Civil Code section 1798.82 to attempt to clarify many disclosure and notification procedures to be undertaken in…more
| Commercial Law & Contracts, Consumer Protection, Privacy, Science, Computers, & Technology

Dispute Resolution Boards as an Alternative to Arbitration

Disputes are inevitable in the construction context where numerous professionals are engaged in the development of highly complex building projects, often over several years, with many of these sophisticated parties represented…more
| Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), Construction Law

Stipulation Waiving the Final Accounting—Is it a Good Idea?

QUESTION: I have concluded my work as a receiver in a case, and the parties have requested that I enter into a stipulation with them waiving my final account and report discharging me as a receiver so they can avoid the cost and…more
| Bankruptcy, Commercial Law & Contracts, Finance & Banking

Are You Properly Reimbursing Your Employees?

When an employee drives to a client’s office to close the sale, employers know they must reimburse the employee for that mileage. When an employee flies to a work-related convention to work a booth, employers know they…more
| Labor & Employment Law

Is there a Statute of Limitations on the Term of a Lease a Receiver can Execute?

QUESTION: I am a receiver for a shopping center. I want to enter into a five year lease for one of the stores. Is there a statute or rule that limits the term of leases a receiver can execute?…more
| Civil Procedure, Commercial Law & Contracts, Real Estate - Commercial

The NLRB Does It Again!

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) recently ratified all the decisions made by the NLRB, including those made in administrative and personnel matters, during the period of time when it did not have a proper quorum. This…more
| Administrative Law, Constitutional Law, Elections & Politics, Labor & Employment Law

Feds Get Technical! Technical! (Sung to Olivia Newton John’s “Let’s Get Physical” of course)

We already know that California’s exempt/non-exempt classification scheme is a complicated system of checks and balances that takes most employers the help of an attorney to traverse. Well, just so we don’t get overly confident…more
| Labor & Employment Law

The Receiver is Thinking of Filing a Bankruptcy Petition for a Corporation in Receivership. As Counsel, if this Happens, are My Fees in Jeopardy?

QUESTION: I am counsel to a receiver for a corporation and things aren’t going too well. The receiver is thinking of filing a bankruptcy petition for the corporation. If this happens, are my fees in jeopardy?…more
| Bankruptcy, Commercial Law & Contracts

Aereo and Napster: Lessons in Licensing

As is increasingly reported, there is a battle raging in today’s marketplace between companies with new technology platforms and content creators from the entertainment community. On the one hand, are computer science engineers…more
| Art, Entertainment, & Sports Law, Civil Procedure, Communications & Media Law, Intellectual Property, Science, Computers, & Technology

What’s in a Name? Changes to Article 9 of the California Uniform Commercial Code

As you are probably aware, the latest revisions to Article 9 of the California Commercial Code became effective on July 1, 2014. Rather than providing an exhaustive list of all of the revisions to Article 9 of the California…more
| Commercial Law & Contracts, Finance & Banking, Wills, Trusts, & Estate Planning

How Not To Train Employees: Stage A Fake Armed Robbery

Ever wonder how your employees would handle a life-threatening situation? Well, four supervisors of the West Kern Water District apparently did. And they didn’t just wonder; concerned about robberies in the area and following…more
| Labor & Employment Law, Personal Injury, Worker’s Compensation

The Supremes Sing Out About Control: It is the Primary Test for Deciding Whether a Worker is an Employee or an Independent Contractor

In December 2008, newspaper carrier Maria Ayala sued Antelope Valley Newspapers on behalf of herself and a putative class of other newspaper carriers. The crux of her allegations in the complaint is that Antelope Valley…more
| Labor & Employment Law
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