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Is Your New Hire an Unpaid Student Intern or a Paid Employee?

Recently, the United States Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals (which includes California) ruled on how we answer the question Is Your New Hire an Unpaid Student Intern or a Paid Employee? The Federal court adopted what is referred to as the “Primary Beneficiary Test” to determine this issue under the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”).[1]  […]

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SEC Launches Investment Advisor Search – Helps Investors Protect Themselves

The United States Securities and Exchange Commission has introduced an online tool that enables individual investors to search the SEC database for investment advisors who have a history of trouble. This search, nicknamed SALI (SEC Action Lookup for Individuals), will identify both registered and unregistered investment advisors who have court judgments or SEC orders against […]

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Rudolph & Chonoles News

Rudolph & Chonoles, LLP is a unique Newport Beach law firm which specializes in protecting both your business and your personal assets. Their practice includes Business Entity Formation, the Purchase and Sale of Businesses, Business Transactions, Business Disputes and Litigation, Employment and Labor Law, Wage and Hour Disputes, and Living Trusts. With nearly 50 years […]

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