Author: Royse Law Firm

While California’s journey to legalizing cannabis began in 1972, the first ballot initiative approved by California voters was the Compassionate Use Act of 1996 (also known as “Proposition 215”). Proposition 215 legalized the use, possession, and cultivation of cannabis by individuals with a physician’s recommendation...

Montel Williams Files Suit against Marijuana Retailers for Trademark Infringement  The famous talk show host Montel Williams filed a lawsuit against medical marijuana retailers under the Lanham Act and Florida’s right to privacy and publicity statute for using his likeness to propagate fake advertisements and news...

Many advantages come with the formation of an entity in a limited liability format. One of the primary advantages is the limitation on personal liability for the debts, obligations, and other liabilities that can happen throughout the operation of a business venture. This limited liability...

In an employment law case proceeding through a California federal district court, an interlocutory appeal regarding sanctions was recently upheld by the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. It is an important development for the ever-increasing threat employers face over state wage law violations and accompanying...

Since China’s Cybersecurity Law (“CSL”) came into force on June 1, 2017, its privacy and security regulations have been constantly updated and clarified. This year on January 25, 2018, China officially published National Standards on Information Security Technology – Personal Information Security Specification (“PI Specification”),...

Joint guidance from the California Labor Commissioner and California Attorney General put California businesses on notice about new required practices involving their employees and Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). The guidance states that as of January 1, 2018, the Immigrant Worker Protection Act (AB 450)...

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