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Legal Alert 9/19/2014
California Acts to Manage Statewide Groundwater Issues
Labor & Employment Legal Alert 9/12/2014
AB 1522 Requires California Employers to Update Paid Sick Leave Policies
Legal Alert 9/4/2014
Is there a Serious Threat to a Secured Creditor's Right to Credit Bid at Bankruptcy Sales, or Is the Impact of Recent Cases Narrower?
Legal Alert 8/25/2014
California Energy Commission delays AB 1103 Energy Benchmarking and Disclosure Requirements for 2 years for buildings between 5,000 and 10,000 square feet
Legal Alert 8/22/2014
City of San Diego's Settlement Over Alleged MS4 Permit Violations Results in Crackdown on Out-Of-Compliance Projects
Legal Alert 8/18/2014
Draft CEQA Guidelines Would Dramatically Alter Analysis of Transportation Impacts Under SB 743
Labor & Employment Legal Alert 8/18/2014
SB 1360 Requires California Employers to Pay for Cool-Down Periods
Employers With Outdoor Work Areas Should Review Their Heat Illness Prevention Procedures And Practices
Legal Alert 8/15/2014
How Remote is Bankruptcy Remote? Is an Operating Agreement Restriction Against a Bankruptcy Filing Without the Unanimous Consent of All Members Enforceable?
Legal Alert 8/14/2014
Cochran v. Schwan’s Home Service, Inc.; Court Tells Employers to Pay Part of Employees’ Cell Phone Bills
Legal Alert 8/11/2014
The California Supreme Court Further Limits the Scope of CEQA Review for Voter-Sponsored Initiatives in Tuolumne Jobs & Small Business Alliance v. Superior Court
Labor & Employment Legal Alert 8/7/2014
"Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces" Executive Order Requires Government Contractors to Disclose Labor Violations and Restrict Use of Arbitration Agreements
Proposed Expanded Definition of Waters of the United States Video 7/14/2014
Proposed Expanded Definition of Waters of the United States
Questions continue to arise surrounding the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' proposed regulation re-defining the term "waters of the United States." Allen Matkins attorneys David Cooke and James Burroughs explain in this video the possible implications for land owners and dischargers.

To read more about this issue, please see our April 22, 2014, Legal Alert here. If you have questions or concerns about the draft regulations, please contact David Cooke or Jim Burroughs.
Legal Alert 7/7/2014
California Supreme Court Upholds Design Professionals' Duty to Future Residential Purchasers
Legal Alert 7/1/2014
First District Court of Appeal Holds State Water Board May Restrict Beneficial Water Use by Senior Water Rights Holders, Relying on Public Trust Doctrine
Light v. State Water Resources Control Board
Labor & Employment Legal Alert 6/26/2014
Employers Must Post Updated Minimum Wage Order by July 1, 2014
Legal Alert 6/24/2014
Supreme Court Upholds EPA's Power to Regulate Greenhouse Gas Emissions From Large Stationary Sources – But Scolds EPA For Overreaching in Its Regulatory Approach
Labor & Employment Legal Alert 6/23/2014
California Supreme Court Gives Employers Added Protection Against Wage-and-Hour Class Actions
Legal Alert 6/16/2014
EPA Extends Comment Period on New Rule regarding "Waters of the United States"
Labor & Employment Legal Alert 6/2/2014
Due Process Rights of Employers and Class Action Defendants Upheld
Legal Alert 4/22/2014
Expanding the Definition of "Waters of the United States" – EPA's Proposed New Rule
Legal Alert 4/11/2014
It's Final—State Water Board Adopts New Industrial General Permit for Storm Water Discharges
Legal Alert 3/13/2014
DTSC Releases Initial Proposed “Priority Products” List for Safer Consumer Products Regulations
Legal Alert 3/12/2014
California Continues Crackdown on 1031 Exchanges
Legal Alert 3/7/2014
Manufacturers, Importers and Retailers Must Take Action Following DTSC Reveal of Priority Products
Legal Alert 1/23/2014
New Permit Requires Disclosure of Hydraulic Fracturing Fluids For Offshore Oil and Gas Operations in Southern California
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