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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 …

 
August 7, 2019

LASC’s Just-Issued New Rules Regarding Ex Parte Procedures Eliminate Surprises, But Come at the Cost of More Work

By Muhammed T. Hussain, Esq. For well over a decade, the busiest and largest state court system in the world, Los Angeles County Superior Court, had one …

 
August 18, 2016

Home Improvement Contracts: Protect Yourself as a Contractor and as a Homeowner

Are you a licensed contractor who works on homes?  Are you a homeowner considering hiring a contractor to renovate your home?  Before you begin working on another …

 
August 18, 2016

Works Made for Hire in California: An Exceptional State, An Exceptional Law

California is a state known for being exceptional and its labor code is no different. While it is commonplace throughout the country for employers to engage independent …