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Updated Groundwater Basin Priorities May Bring Regulation to North Bay Wine Counties

The 2014 Sustainable Groundwater Management Act (SGMA) requires every groundwater basin in California ranked medium and high priority to be managed by one of more Groundwater Sustainability Agencies (GSAs) pursuant to an adopted Groundwater Sustainability Plan (GSP) or alternative plan.  The California Department of Water Resources (DWR) issued the initial groundwater basin prioritization in 2014.  […]

GDPR Is Here – The New European Union Data Protection Regulation Goes Into Force

You’ve probably received a barrage of emails in the past week from a wide variety of websites that you may (or may not) remember having an account with, telling you that they’re updating their privacy policies.  The reason: the European Union (“EU”) has reached the official start date of its new General Data Protection Regulation […]

Supreme Court Upholds Arbitration Class Action Waivers

It’s official.  Class action waivers are enforceable in employment arbitration agreements.  On Monday, May 21, 2018 the U.S. Supreme Court upheld the enforceability of the waivers in Epic Systems Corp. v. Lewis.  The Court resolved a conflict between the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) and the Federal Arbitration Act (FAA) as to which Act trumped […]

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