This chapter of Law Week 2015 focuses on corporate and employment law.

  • Odds of corporate tax overhaul only 50-50, Boehner says

    House Speaker John Boehner said a long-sought overhaul of corporate tax law has barely an even chance of being enacted by Congress this year, though both chambers are under Republican control.

  • Large corporations lobby to change workers’ comp laws in all 50 states

    Workers’ compensation laws are changing in parts of the Midwest and Southern regions of the country and could also be amended in California.

  • What do the highest-paid corporate counsels make?

    The general counsels at 20 of San Diego County’s publicly traded companies earned an average of $1.15 million in compensation in their most recently reported fiscal year, including $540,000 in salaries, bonuses and other cash compensation and $585,000 in stock shares and options, based on proxy statements filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

  • Attorneys are busy studying up on revisions to local bankruptcy rules

    San Diego bankruptcy attorneys are working to make sure fellow practitioners are up to date on recent revisions to local bankruptcy rules and administrative procedures within the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of California.

  • Immigration basics for startup founders

    This discussion on May 7 hosted by Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP will focus on simplifying complicated immigration issues, including work visas, investor visas and permanent residency. This talk is relevant for the international community of entrepreneurs in San Diego. The workshop will cover the following topics:

  • New undocumented driver's license law tests employers

    A California law prohibiting discrimination against those possessing AB 60 licenses -- driver’s licenses for undocumented persons -- has created some confusion and challenges for employers.

  • Gloria announces sick-leave measure

    After being blocked last year from enacting paid sick leave to all workers in San Diego, San Diego City Councilman Todd Gloria on Friday will kick off a push to grant sick leave to hourly employees working for city government.

  • Taxes, skilled-worker visas challenge innovators

    Taxes, skilled-worker immigration policy, export regulations and research funding topped the challenges facing San Diego’s innovators, according to a joint panel Tuesday of the San Diego County Taxpayers Association and Connect.

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