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Have You Completed the 2020 Census? Deadline Is September 30!

  Have You Completed the 2020 Census? Deadline Is September 30! The census collects information on how many people live in the United States. It happens just once every 10 years and only takes 10 minutes to complete, but its data has a vital, long-lasting impact on all communities. Here’s what it does for...

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Securities and Exchange Commission Expands Definition of Accredited Investor

  Securities and Exchange Commission Expands Definition of Accredited Investor             The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently updated and expanded the definition of an ‘accredited investor.’  The old definition used a bright-line test based on net worth and income to determine whether an individual qualified as an accredited investor...

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CALIFORNIA EVICTION (UNLAWFUL DETAINER) BAN IS BACK; LOCAL EVICTION MORATORIUMS REMAIN; AND THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT (CDC) ISSUED ITS OWN EVICTION BAN

CALIFORNIA EVICTION (UNLAWFUL DETAINER) BAN IS BACK; LOCAL EVICTION MORATORIUMS REMAIN; AND THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT (CDC) ISSUED ITS OWN EVICTION BAN CALIFORNIA AB 3088 As we have updated previously, at the inception of the COVID-19 closures, the California Courts issued an emergency order banning evictions in the entire state of...

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Have You Taken the 2020 Census?

The Census is taken once every decade and is used to record the population of the country. The data gained from the Census is used to determine federal funding for things such as schools, fire departments, hospitals, jobs, and many other services and programs within the United States. The data...

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COVID-19: OSHA Offers Guidance To Employers and Employees in New FAQs

COVID-19: OSHA Offers Guidance To Employers and Employees in New FAQs On July 2, 2020, OSHA published Frequently Asked Questions[1] on COVID-19 topics.  OSHA updated previous guidance and incorporated guidance from other federal agencies.  The FAQs provide links to employment-related resources involving workplace safety and health topics, including COVID-19 issues. ...

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Tenants & Landlords: Temporary Eviction Moratorium & Rent Freeze Have Been Extended to July

Tenants & Landlords: Temporary Eviction Moratorium & Rent Freeze Have Been Extended to July Earlier this week, LA County issued an executive order which extends an existing temporary moratorium on evictions in parts of LA County, in response to the COVID-19 health emergency. The eviction moratorium will remain in place until July 31, 2020. The...

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COVID-19: Force Majeure Clauses in Contracts – Court Decision

COVID-19: Force Majeure Clauses in Contracts – Court Decision These are trying times.  Did your business get shuttered by governmental mandated closure orders due to COVID-19?  Are your business vendors and contract parties still looking to your business to timely pay and perform as normal?  Contracts often include a force...

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