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BON APPÉTIT MAGAZINE SHINES LIGHT ON PAY-TO-PLAY SCHEMES

Popular culinary publication Bon Appétit recently published a story that shines a bright light on certain alleged “pay to play” schemes in New York.  In “Bribes, Backdoor Deals, and Pay to Play:  How Bad Rosé Took Over,” writer and sommelier Victoria James describes certain actions allegedly taken by wine suppliers (wineries and wholesalers) in order […]

What you need to know about California’s new Consumer Privacy Act

If you recently updated your company’s privacy policies in response to the European Union (“EU”) General Data Privacy Regulation (“GDPR”) in the United States – or, decided you did not have to – you may be suffering from some whiplash in light of the recently approved California Consumer Privacy Act. On June 28, 2018, Governor […]

Is the De Minimis Rule dead in California?

On July 26, 2018, the California Supreme Court unanimously held in Troester v. Starbucks Corporation that California’s wage and hour statutes and regulations have not adopted the federal de minimis doctrine.  The de minimis doctrine is based on the Latin phrase de minimis non curat lex, which means “the law does not concern itself with […]

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