Regulations Governing State Bar Significantly Altered in SB 40 in Light of Girardi Scandal

By Erol Kilic SB 40 (Umberg), as amended September 7, 2023, amends various sections of the Business and Professions Code. According to the Senate Floor Analysis, the State Bar’s highest priority is public protection, including swift disciplinary actions against incompetent Continue reading

Leadership Changes at the California Public Utilities Commission

By: Madison Orcutt Recently, there have been a number of appointments and reappointments at the California Public Utilities Commission (“CPUC”). On August 31, 2020, the Commissioners unanimously voted to terminate the employment of the Commission’s Executive Director, Alice Stebbins. [26:1 Continue reading