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California Utility Gets Reassurance on Wildfire Liability

Pacific Gas and Electric shares ended a six-day plunge after a state regulator said his agency would consider the company’s finances in setting rates... To continue reading this legal news please click Read full information...

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Can an Employer Prohibit Moonlighting?

It’s common for employees to have more than one job or have a gig on the side. It’s also common for employers to dislike “moonlighting” by employees because of possible conflicts of interest or problems arising from conflicting work schedules or demands on the employee. But what can employers actually do about moonlighting? Employers can’t prohibit outside employment entirely, but they can put reasonable restrictions on it. See Bus & P C §16600; Lab C §96(k); Lab C §2863 (“an employee who has any business to transact on his own account, similar to that entrusted to him by his employer, shall always give the preference to the business of the employer”). Employers may prohibit employees from establishing a competing business during employment or engaging in work that creates a conflict of interest. Such an interest is apparent, for example, when a salesperson for a router manufacturer acts as a sales representative for….. To continue reading this legal news please click Read full information...

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Three Top Tax Concerns Still Facing Charity Sector

In this article, Robert Lee discusses the major tax concerns charities are facing. The first concern is unrelated business taxable income. Charities are concerned about how the IRS will implement new tax code section 512(a)(6), which requires charities to report….. To continue reading this legal news please click Read full information...

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‘I Don’t Really Want to Work for Facebook.’ So Say Some Computer Science Students.

A job at Facebook is plum. But at a recent university hackathon, some young engineers showed a changing attitude toward working at the social network... To continue reading this legal news please click Read full information...

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ICYMI: #corpgov Midweek Roundup (Nov. 14, 2018)

Keith Klovers (FTC) & Douglas H. Ginsburg (U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit): "We believe the argument for antitrust enforcement against common ownership is misguided." https://t.co/SYN4aiskr5 #corpgov— Stefan Padfield (@ProfPadfield) November 13, 2018 "In resolving fraud….. To continue reading this legal news please click Read full information...

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