AB-5 exemptions and opportunities: Should I form an LLC?

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California’s new law, Assembly Bill 5 (AB-5), codified a state supreme court decision reclassifying what constitutes an independent contractor versus an employee. The intention behind the law is to stop […]

CA Assembly Bill 5 update

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California’s new bill Assembly Bill 5 (AB-5)  has been in effect for less than a month and it already has had its fair share of legal challenges. AB-5 went into […]

CCPA compliance tips for bloggers and other online entrepreneurs

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Beginning January 1, certain businesses must become compliant under the California Consumer Protection Act. The businesses that must follow suit meet one of the following criteria: 1) The business has […]

CCPA compliance tips for employers

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Starting January 1, 2020, the California Consumer Protection Act (CCPA) takes effect, with enforcement of the law beginning July 1. This bill will affect businesses that meet any of the […]

Data privacy laws in the US: 4 states to watch

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Over a year has passed since the EU’s data privacy law, General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), was enacted. Unlike the European Union, the United States has declined to take a […]

A CCPA compliance checklist for marketers and advertisers

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The California Consumer Protection Act (CCPA) becomes law beginning January 1, 2020 and will start being enforced by the California Attorney General starting July 1. The bill has been touted […]

AB-5 and freelance writers: What’s the impact of the CA law?

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Many California freelance writers fear the financial repercussions that Assembly Bill 5 (AB-5) will bring in 2020. Effective January 1, AB-5 targets gig economy workers, who are currently classified as […]

A CCPA compliance guide for small business owners

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Many businesses will be undergoing massive data privacy policy changes due to a new California law that is set to take effect on January 1, 2020.  The law is titled […]

California privacy law: What is CCPA and does it apply to my business?

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California has always been a leader in protecting the inalienable rights of its residents, so much so that it amended the state constitution to include the right of privacy. Following […]

AB-5: California redefines independent contractor vs. employee

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The rising popularity of the gig economy has permanently changed the employment landscape. With some of the largest gig economy companies being rideshare and food delivery services, a recent shift […]