The Bitcoin and Crypto Regulatory Landscape: Navigating a Path Forward to Prosperity By: Paul Goyette, Brandon Largent, and Andrew Furmaczyk The rapidly changing and multifaceted regulatory landscape of Bitcoin and the broader crypto industry presents a complex and confusing maze of contrasting regulations for users and businesses to try to navigate it. All of this ..Read More
Navigating the golden labyrinth: A tale of legitimacy amidst deception and danger by Brandon Largent and Paul Q. Goyette Gems. Diamonds. Gold. All such sparkling precious gems and metals have lured many into their dazzling abyss. Gold, in particular, has proven its value over time by virtue of its liquidity, diversification, and scarcity. From Columbus ..Read More
JUDGE DISMISSES CONTRACTING WITHOUT A LICENSE CASE AT PRELIMINARY HEARING A Butte County Superior Court judge dismissed a multi-count felony case against Mr. Jay Soderling for contracting without a license in violation of California Business and Professions Code section 7028.16. The Butte County District Attorney’s Office had charged Mr. Soderling with felony violations for ..Read More
Overcoming USCIS Delays When you file any documents with the USCIS, USCIS will generally provide you with a “processing time” for the type of application or petition you have filed. USCIS may change these processing times arbitrarily depending on the number of applications they have received, but there is a regulatory timeframe within which USCIS ..Read More
Managing the Adverse Impact on PEPRA Employees The Public Employee Pension Reform Act of 2013 (PEPRA) was intended to stop the increasing costs of the pension system. However, CalPERS and many other 37 Act pension systems changed the way they amortized unfunded liabilities with annual escalation to employer contributions until they hit their peak in ..Read More
Navigating the golden labyrinth: A tale of legitimacy amidst deception and danger by Brandon Lar...
JUDGE DISMISSES CONTRACTING WITHOUT A LICENSE CASE AT PRELIMINARY HEARING &nbs...
Overcoming USCIS Delays When you file any documents with the USCIS, USCIS will generally provide...
Managing the Adverse Impact on PEPRA Employees The Public Employee Pension Reform Act of 2013 (P...
COVID-19 Supplemental Sick Leave Bill Signed by Governor Newsom It’s official, Supplemental Sick Leave Pay is back in California until September 30, 2022. After being signed by the Governor today, it will become effective in 10 days on February 19, 2022. SB 114 requires California employers with more than 25 employees to provide up to ..
Governor Newsom Extends Supplemental Sick Leave Governor Newsom announced today that an agreement has been reached with State Legislature (Senate President Atkins and Assembly Speaker Rendon) on the framework to ensure employees have access to COVID-19 supplemental sick leave through September 30, 2022. The new supplemental sick leave coverage is also retroactive back to January ..
Cal/OSHA Will Not Adopt Federal ETS On Friday, January 14th, 2022, the California/Occupational Safety and Health Administration Standards Board announced that the Second Readopted COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) is now in effect and shall remain in place through April 14, 2022. One key factor to be aware of is that, considering the recent Supreme ..
A Warning to State Personnel Under Investigation Potential state workers take heed! If you have been served with an adverse action or any kind of discipline, you need to immediately obtain legal representation. Many civil servants fail to realize the dire consequences of trying to respond to a notice of discipline without the assistance of ..
Not Guilty Verdict Goyette, Ruano & Thompson Secures Not Guilty Verdict in San Joaquin County Voluntary Manslaughter Trial Goyette, Ruano & Thompson is proud to announce a successful outcome in the defense of peace officer, Justin Wall, who faced charges of Voluntary Manslaughter after a 2017 fatal shooting in Ripon, CA. This serves as a ..
Three Things to Know about Your COVID19 Vaccination Mandate Options Especially with the recent FDA approval of the Pfizer vaccine, there is a lot of confusion surrounding COVID19 vaccination mandates and your options as an employer or employee. To start, here are the three top things you should know regarding vaccine mandates and your options: ..