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Nov 2016
Governor Seeks to Streamline Approval of Multifamily Housing Projects

Governor Seeks to Streamline Approval of Multifamily Housing Projects In an effort to encourage housing production, Governor Jerry Brown has made a bold proposal to streamline the approval of certain multifamily housing projects that include a portion deed-restricted affordable units. The proposal would give certain multifamily projects “by right” entitlement to develop, thereby removing......

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Commit to Your Clients
November 13, 2016

Commit to Your Clients

Commit to Your Clients The ABA conducted a study of client concerns and expectations a few years ago and found that the four greatest expectations clients have for outside counsel, in order of importance, are...


The Ins And Outs Of Insider Trading
November 13, 2016

The Ins And Outs Of Insider Trading

The Ins And Outs Of Insider Trading ASIC’s recent announcement that a technology systems upgrade will enable it to watch and tag trades by individual investors is a timely reminder that companies and persons in...


Close Encounters of the eDiscovery Kind
November 12, 2016

Close Encounters of the eDiscovery Kind

Close Encounters of the eDiscovery Kind Last week, two astronomers at CalTech predicted that a new planet is lurking at the edges of the solar system. They discovered the planet using computer simulations and mathematical...


International Anti-Corruption Enforcement Efforts
November 11, 2016

International Anti-Corruption Enforcement Efforts

International Anti-Corruption Enforcement Efforts While the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) is still the most widely recognized and enforcement anti-bribery and anti-corruption law across the globe, there have been a number of initiatives which...


Bridging the Week - May 2016 #4
November 11, 2016

Bridging the Week – May 2016 #4

Bridging the Week – May 2016 #4 Two Related Broker-Dealers To Pay US $17 Million for Widespread AML Compliance Failures; Former AML Compliance Officer Also Sanctioned: Raymond James & Associates, Inc. (RJA), Raymond James Financial...


Prop 47: $950 Difference Between Felony & Misdemeanor
November 11, 2016

Prop 47: $950 Difference Between Felony & Misdemeanor

Prop 47: $950 Difference Between Felony & Misdemeanor California’s Proposition 47 raises interesting questions in terms of how much certain crimes will cost law-abiding citizens, vs. how much those crimes financially burden our prison system....


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