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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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