Ten Years Go By Without The DOJ Receiving Even One Of These Notices

In wake of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, the California legislature saw fit to add Section 2207 to the California Corporations Code.  The statute threatens corporations with a $1 million civil penalty if they have actual knowledge that an officer,...

Need A Legal Opinion - Why Not Ask The Attorney General?

The California Attorney General is the state's "chief legal officer".  Cal. Const. Art. V, § 13.  One of the Attorney General's statutory duties is to provide written legal opinions.  Cal. Gov't Code § 12519.  Not everyone, however, is entitled...

Can The Legislature Hire Its Own Lawyer?

In early January, California Senate President pro Tempore Kevin de León and Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon jointly announced that the California Legislature had hired outside legal counsel to advise on potential legal challenges with the incoming...

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