New Year, New Laws – What’s New for 2022 Employers Part 1

  Over the course of 2021, California’s legislature passed several pieces of employment-related legislation that take effect with the new year and may impact your business, regardless of size or industry. We have highlighted the key points below, with data referenced from California Legislative Information. We invite you to contact the KVK team with any …

What You Need to Know Before Signing a Commercial Real Estate Lease

Leases for commercial real estate remain essential to most businesses, even in a marketplace still reeling from the COVID-19 pandemic. However, the fine print in these important documents is often overlooked in exchange for a quick close with a smiling broker. Most enterprising business owners are ready and eager to set up shop and get …

What You Need to Know About CA’s New Hemp Bill

On October 6, 2021, California Governor Gavin Newsom approved Assembly Bill 45 (“AB-45”), establishing a framework for the regulation of industrial hemp products in the state. Please find below a summary of the substantive updates to existing law enacted by the bill:   Definitions   AB-45 codifies the requirement that “industrial hemp” have a delta-9 …

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