California Board Members: More Power to Women

By Rubeena Sachdev Governor Jerry Brown signed into law that all public companies headquartered in California must have at least one female board member by the end of 2019. Larger boards will need to appoint more women by 2021. Companies that do not comply with SB 826 will receive a penalty of up to $300,000. […]
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Split Decision: Should Companies Split the Chairperson and CEO Roles?

By Shagun Parekh The top two leadership roles in the corporate world are the Chairperson of the Board of Directors (“Chairperson”) and the Chief Executive Officer (“CEO”). These instrumental and coveted designations impact the company in innumerable ways, but the nature of that impact depends largely on the corporate structure of the company. Combined or […]
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Choosing a Governing Law for Your Contract

By Parth Jain It is important to choose a governing law for all contractual relationships. When all parties are from the same state and the contract will be performed there, the choice is simple. However, more business transactions are taking place across borders. In these cases, it is essential to nominate a governing law for […]
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California’s New Independent Contractor Test

By Sherwood Tung Businesses that use independent contractors in California need to be wary before classifying a worker as an independent contractor. The reason for precaution is that it is unlawful in California for any person or employer to willfully mis-classify an individual as an independent contractor. Historically, California courts have applied various tests to […]
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A Partner in Client Businesses: Chetana Kaasam

Chetana Kaasam is a corporate attorney in Chugh, LLP’s Reston, VA office. Chetana Kaasam’s favorite part of being an attorney is getting to interact with people. She truly appreciates getting to know her clients. Her unique role as a partner in clients’ businesses allows Chetana to gain first-hand knowledge. She relishes this partnership, and helping companies grow […]
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Webinar: How to Protect your Business in the Age of GDPR

  Empower Your Team Is your team working to cope with GDPR compliance? You don’t have to do it alone. Join our corporate attorney Price Murry for a 20-minute live webinar and discover concrete steps you can take to reduce your company’s risk in the age of GDPR. Spaces are limited – Register now! In […]
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Compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

By: Hooman Yavi and Price Murry The GDPR is the new data protection law that applies to any company or individual that collects or processes data from EU citizens. This includes “Controllers”, companies and individuals that collect and determine the purpose and means of processing personal data, and “Processors”, companies and individuals that process personal […]
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