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    Examining the Exam: A Closer Look at the Bar Exam

    By | on 22, Feb 2021 |   Rule and Regulation Update

    The October 2020 bar exam, administered in most states as a completely virtual test, was a logistical nightmare for most applicants, unnecessarily heightening the stress and anxiety felt by most test [...] Read More

    Paycheck Protection Program Overview: Second Draw

    By | on 15, Jan 2021 |   Rule and Regulation Update

    Updated as of 1/13/21 A second round of funds for the Paycheck Protection Program was recently instituted. The latest bill, giving new life to the program, was signed on December 27, 2020. Approximate[...] Read More

    Best Practices: ABA-proposed guidelines for litigation financing

    By | on 04, Aug 2020 |   Rule and Regulation Update

    Third-party litigation funding has increasingly become a scrutinized topic within the legal community over the last several years as the industry continues to grow exponentially. As the American Bar A[...] Read More

    Regulatory Spotlight: California Nonlawyer Ownership and Fee Sharing Rules

    By | on 13, Jul 2020 |   Rule and Regulation Update

    In 2019, the California State Bar’s Board of Trustees (“Board”) directed the formation of the Task Force on Access Through Innovation of Legal Services (the “Task Force”) to address three areas that, [...] Read More

    Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act of 2020

    By | on 15, Jun 2020 |   Rule and Regulation Update

    On June 5, 2020, the President signed into law the Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act of 2020 (“PPPFA” or “Flexibility Act”), which amends certain provisions of the Paycheck Protection Progra[...] Read More

    Talcum Powder Litigation Update: a breakdown of the Daubert decision

    By | on 11, May 2020 |   Rule and Regulation Update

    The long-awaited Daubert decision in the federal Johnson & Johnson Talcum Powder Litigation is finally here. Chief Judge Wolfson, the judge overseeing the multidistrict litigation (“MDL”), issued her [...] Read More

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