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FAA IDs to use a drone for your business?

By | January 20th, 2021|Business Law, Uncategorized|

On December 28, 2020 the FAA released its Final Rule on Remote Identification (Remote ID) for drones. This requires Remote ID for all drones flying the friendly skies and allows their pilots to fly the drones over people and at night under certain conditions. This new rules go into effect next month. The FAA claims [...]

CAUTION: Don’t Have Your Employees Do Any Company Related Chores After They Clock Out

By | January 6th, 2021|Business Law, Employment Law|

Apple could be held liable for $60 million in backpay for having employees be searched on their own time after they clock out. Up to 12,000 Apple retail workers in California are seeking compensation in Frlekin v. Apple, Inc., a class action lawsuit. The lawsuit seeks money for uncompensated time spent waiting for exit searches [...]

Passage of Proposition 22: Uber & Lyft Drivers as Independent Contractors?

By | December 23rd, 2020|Business Law, Employment Law|

In the lead up to the historic November 3, 2020 election, Uber, Lyft and other gig economy companies poured more than $200,000,000 into the campaign to pass Proposition 22 in California. The opposition labor and union groups spent nearly $20,000,000 fighting Proposition 22. Proposition 22 passed by a margin of 58% vs. 42%. Proposition 22 [...]

RELIEF FOR BUSINESS LOSS DUE TO COVID-19: Part 2!

By | April 30th, 2020|Business Law, Contracts|

Has Your Business Been Affected By The Coronavirus Pandemic? Let's Talk Legal Options In last week's post, we discussed the ways you might be able to find some immediate relief for your business in the midst of this COVID-19 climate via the Force Majeure clause. However, not all contracts contain this clause. So we've done [...]

Relief for Business Loss due to COVID-19: Force Majeure!

By | April 21st, 2020|Business Law, Contracts|

With the coronavirus still continuing to spread across the world, few remain immune to the many unprecedented changes it's causing--including your business. That's why we've created a two-part series detailing some legal options that may help ease the blow for you and your business during these trying times. Force Majeure Most contracts contain a “force [...]

Mahyar Ghassemian Exit Coach Radio Interview: How Contracts Can Help you Deal with COVID-19

By | April 13th, 2020|Business Law, Construction Law, Contracts|

Mahyar Ghassemian gave an illuminating interview just yesterday with Exit Coach Radio on contract provisions that can help business owners with COVID-19 issues and other advice about dealing with this crisis. Click this link to her Exit Coach Radio Interview and give it a listen!

What is the Families First Coronavirus Response Act?

By | April 6th, 2020|Business Law, Employment Law|

Families First Coronavirus Response Act and New Department of Labor Regulations On March 18, 2020 the federal government enacted the FFCRA in an ongoing effort to respond to challenges employers face due to the novel coronavirus (“COVID-19”) pandemic. On April 1, the Wage and Hour Division of the U.S. Department of Labor issued regulations to [...]

The New CARE Act Stimulus and What It Means for You

By | March 31st, 2020|Business Law, Uncategorized|

Many American small businesses are facing diverse and complex challenges in addition to the human tragedy and public health dimension of the COVID-19 outbreak. Last week Congress passed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (“Act”). Ghassemian Law Group is prepared to assist our clients in meeting the legal and business challenges created by [...]

LLCs and Corporations: Similarities and Differences

By | May 9th, 2017|Business Law|

You hear so much about corporations and LLCs but do you know when you should have one, and what are the similarities and differences between these under California Law? When Should You Have A Corporation Or LLC: The answer is when you need to protect your personal assets from business debts. So if you have [...]

What Is A Warranty And How Can You Limit It?

By | May 1st, 2017|Business Law, Uncategorized|

A warranty is a statement made by one party to another party on which the other party can rely. A guarantee is different because it is a promise to pay for the debt of someone else. Most people and contracts mix these two terms. Most, if not all, construction contracts contain warranties. Examples of express [...]