California Business and Professions Code Section 25000.2: Proposed Improvements to the Brand Transfer Law By: Mark Slater

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California Business and Professions Code Section 25000.2: Proposed Improvements to the Brand Transfer Law By:  Mark Slater

  Click here for a printable version of this article. Everything changes. In 2007, the California Beer and Beverage Distributors (CBBD) sponsored Senate Bill 574, which the California Legislature finally codified as section 25000.2 of the California Business and Professions Code, known as the Brand Transfer law.2 This law contemplates that, when a successor beer ...

Companies are still “on the hook” even after filing chapter 7

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Companies are still “on the hook” even after filing chapter 7

When pursued by creditors, corporations and limited liability companies often threaten to “wipe out” obligations by filing chapter 7 bankruptcy.  Creditors should be aware that corporations, limited liability companies, and partnerships cannot discharge debts via chapter 7 bankruptcy.  When an entity files chapter 7, §362 of the Bankruptcy Code imposes an “automatic stay” which temporarily ...

New Partner – Christopher Hersey

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New Partner – Christopher Hersey

Slater Hersey & Lieberman LLP is proud to announce that our partner, Christopher Hersey, has been selected to the 2013 Northern California Super Lawyers list for his work in Construction Litigation. Each year, no more than five percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive ...

Silicon Valley Office Opens

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Silicon Valley Office Opens

Slater Hersey & Lieberman LLP proudly announces the opening of its Silicon Valley office! The new office, located in the heart of downtown San Jose, includes the addition of five attorneys: Christopher J. Hersey Partner Daniel J. Muller Partner Anthony F. Ventura Partner Sarah E. Hammerstad Associate Alexandria C. Kavalaris Associate

Court of Appeal’s decision

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Court of Appeal’s decision

Trial court’s decision denying class certification affirmed on appeal! The California Court of Appeal issues a decision in Lauren, et al. v. LendingTree, LLC, et al., Case No. G042932, affirming the trial court’s refusal to certify a class of borrowers seeking more than a hundred million dollars of damages from LendingTree and its subsidiary Home ...

Court of Appeal’s decision – June 29, 2011

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Court of Appeal’s decision – June 29, 2011

California Court of Appeal publishes decision upholding a lender’s right to refuse to lend money to a convicted felon. In Semler v. GECC, 196 Cal.App.4th 1380 (2011), the Court of Appeal affirmed the trial court’s complete dismissal of discrimination claims brought by a plaintiff under California’s Unruh Act against General Electric Capital Corporation based on ...

Offensive and Defensive Strategies for E-Discovery

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Offensive and Defensive Strategies for E-Discovery

SH&L partner Jon Hersey presents “Offensive and Defensive Strategies for E-Discovery” at a Santa Ana Lorman Seminar “Electronic Discovery and Document Storage: Management and Litigation Issues.” View the presentation outline and presentation slides.

Slater Hersey & Lieberman LLP opens

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Slater Hersey & Lieberman LLP opens

Slater Hersey & Lieberman LLP opens. Partners Mark K. Slater, Jonathan P. Hersey and Scott B. Lieberman, with a combined 50+ years of business litigation experience, announce the opening of their new firm with offices in both Southern and Northern California.