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May 27, 2021

How to Get a Defendant to the Settlement Table Early in the Litigation: File a Writ of Attachment!

By Muhammed T. Hussain, Esq. Plaintiffs (mostly creditors) often have a hard time getting defendants to the settlement table early in litigation, even though the defendant …

 
May 27, 2021

A Whole New World: California’s Response to Potential Coronavirus Outbreak in the Workplace

By Patty Chen, Esq. As the world grapples with the ever-changing landscape of the global coronavirus pandemic, California employers also have had to adapt quickly to …

 
May 27, 2021

Risk Allocation Mechanisms in Mergers and Acquisitions: Part 2 — LIMITING LIABILITY

In our last article, we discussed the purchase price considerations typically involved in mergers and acquisitions (M&A). In this article, we will focus on provisions that protect the buyer or seller against current or contingent liability, including performing due diligence, and drafting representations and warranties, indemnification provisions, and limitation on liability provisions, as well as limiting liability through disclosures made in a disclosure schedule. These provisions provide a mechanism to analyze and mitigate risk for both the buyer and seller in an M&A transaction. Learn More How to Get a Defendant to the Settlement Table Early in the Litigation: File a Writ of Attachment!

 
February 24, 2021

Risk Allocation Mechanisms in Mergers and Acquisitions: Part 1 — PURCHASE PRICE CONSIDERATIONS

In this article, we will focus on topics relating to the purchase price, including the use of digital currency as an alternative to fiat currency, the use of non-cash considerations, purchase price adjustments, and earnout mechanisms. Learn More How to Get a Defendant to the Settlement Table Early in the Litigation: File a Writ of Attachment!

 
September 8, 2020

Regulatory Compliance for Personal Protective Equipment (“PPE”)

By Ara Babaian, Esq. and Durdana Karim, Esq. The manufacturing and distribution of PPE is a growing industry allowing the supply of essential medical and non-medical equipment …

 
June 17, 2020

All the PPP Updates You Should Know, Including the New EZ and Revised Full Loan Forgiveness Applications

By Ara Babaian, Esq. and Durdana Karim, Esq. As many of you know, Congress created the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act …

 
May 19, 2020

Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) and Key Legal Issues to Consider for Yourself, Your Staff and Your Practice & PPP Loan Guidelines

Encore Law partner Ara Babaian gave a Zoom talk about the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) enacted by Congress and administered by the Small Business Administration under the Coronavirus Aid, …