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Are Employers Entitled to Monitor an Employee’s Company Cell-Phone?

In City of Ontario v. Quon, the Supreme Court ruled that employers have the right to read employees’ text messages – including personal ones – if they believe that the workplace rules are being violated. Though this ruling was handed down over six years ago, it is still a point of contention: Is it legal Read More

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Monitoring Employee Emails: An Invasion of Privacy?

From company credit cards to company cars, and company cell phones to company email accounts, employers these days provide it all to their employees, and while such perks are mostly appreciated, they can come with their pitfalls, such as their subjectivity to employer monitoring. When an employer provides an employee with a credit card, cell Read More

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Benefits of Forming a Business Partnership in California  

  Starting a business is a new and exciting adventure, but it is also one that requires asking a lot of important questions and making a lot of important, often irrevocable decisions. One of those decisions is which form your business should take. When forming a small business in California, you have six business entity Read More

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The Business Judgment Rule and Liability

The business judgment rule is an important aspect of business, and an essential instrument in a high-level executive’s toolbox. Corporate directors are required to make important business decisions on a daily basis, and need some kind of assurance that if a decision results in a loss of company value, they will not be held personally Read More

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Unfair Competition in the Golden State

Movies often portray business leaders in a less than favorable light, showing dastardly businessmen and women engaging in less than honorable behavior toward partners, customers, and rivals under the auspices of “it’s not personal, it’s business.” In reality, however, the business world often involves projects that involve complex transactions and may actually blend personal and Read More

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Managing Risk and Protecting Investments

Building a successful company is an exciting time, but also a time full of extreme amounts of stress and anxiety. One way to protect your company from the natural ebb and flow of the marketplace is to understand the relationship between risk management and protecting your investments. Maintaining a balance between these two factors can Read More

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