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September 8, 2020

Finally, the SEC Modernizes the “Accredited Investor” Definition

by Ara Babaian, Esq. Until now, to be eligible to invest in most private securities offerings, an investor must meet the longstanding definition of “accredited investor” which …

 
September 8, 2020

Freedom of Speech In and Out of the Workplace

By Patty Chen, Esq. In this age of social media and the current climate in America, people are engaging more and more in political discourse in the …

 
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, …

 
May 7, 2020

Regulation Crowdfunding Rules Temporarily Eased Due to COVID-19

By Ara Babaian, Esq. Citing the crisis raised by COVID-19, on May 5, 2020, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) eased some of the requirements of Regulation Crowdfunding …

 
May 5, 2020

Encore Law Attorneys Selected to 2020 Super Lawyer and Rising Star Lists

Encore Law corporate law partner, Ara Babaian, has been named a Super Lawyer for the sixth year in a row (2015-2020), and Muhammed Hussain, a litigation partner …

 
May 5, 2020

FAQs for Employers During COVID-19

By Muhammed Talal Hussain, Esq. and Patty Chen, Esq. The world has entered a phase with no known precedent, dealing with a worldwide pandemic, where people who …

 
May 5, 2020

Family Law in the Time of COVID-19: Living under One Roof

By Anna S. Karczag, Esq. These are very challenging times and even more challenging for those who are in the midst of a divorce, a custody dispute, …

 
February 5, 2020

New California Laws in 2020

By Justin P. Karczag, Esq. and Patty Chen, Esq. As we welcome the new year, we also usher in the changes to California’s consumer protection laws and employment laws that …