California’s Healthcare Worker Vaccine Mandate Further Impacts Nursing Shortage

By Hamdy M. Masri On August 5, 2021, Tomás J. Aragón, the State Public Health Officer & Director of the California Department of Public Health (CDPH), issued an order requiring that all healthcare workers in California be vaccinated against COVID-19. Continue reading

AB 1525, Providing Financial Services to the Cannabis Industry, Signed into Law

By Connor Greth AB 1525 (Jones-Sawyer), as amended August 21, 2020, adds Chapter 24 (commencing with section 26260) to Division 10 of the Business and Professions Code to establish a safe harbor under California law for financial institutions and accountants Continue reading

Pacific Gas and Electric Company’s Bankruptcy Case, In re PG&E, Case No. 19-30088-DM (Bankr. N.D. Cal.), Has Reached Monetary Settlements and Governor-Approved Reorganization Agreements

By Strider Kachelein On February 27, 2020, the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), pursuant to a settlement agreement, imposed a $2.137 billion fine on Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) to cover state expenditures and corrective actions with respect to Continue reading