WLE Secures Victory for California Fire Agencies Against State Regulatory Agency
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WLE Secures Victory for California Fire Agencies Against State Regulatory Agency

Last month, the Sacramento Superior Court entered judgment on behalf of our client, the California Fire Chiefs Association, Inc. (“CalChiefs”), and issued a peremptory writ of mandate against the California Emergency Medical Services Authority (“EMSA”), in California Fire Chiefs Association Inc. v. California Emergency Medical Services Authority, No. 34-2019-80003163. CalChiefs, a professional association for more...

Reinforcement of Voters’ Rights to Approve Local Government Taxes
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Reinforcement of Voters’ Rights to Approve Local Government Taxes

California Court Of Appeal Opinion Reinforces Voters’ Right To Approve Local Government Taxes Under California Constitution The California Court of Appeal’s recent decision in Zolly v. City of Oakland, 47 Cal.App.5th 73 (2020), upholds the intent of California voters in adopting article XIII C of the California Constitution (“article XIII C”). Article XIII C generally...

Navigating Risks & Opportunities
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Navigating Risks & Opportunities

Navigating Risks & Opportunities: Antitrust And Competition Laws During The COVID-19 Pandemic COVID-19 significantly impacts, even if temporarily, how private and public sector entities do business. Whether enterprises are dealing with disruptions to their supply chains or retooling their operations to provide emergency medical gear and equipment, business leaders are exploring collaborative efforts with other...

Dismissal Of Taxi Drivers vs Uber
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Dismissal Of Taxi Drivers vs Uber

California Appellate Court Affirms Dismissal Of Taxi Drivers’ Unfair Practices Act And Unfair Competition Law Claims Against Uber In Uber Techs. Pricing Cases, 46 Cal.App.5th 963 (2020), plaintiffs—several taxi companies and taxi medallion owners—filed a class action lawsuit against Uber Technologies, Inc. (“Uber”) alleging that the ride-sharing company engaged in predatory pricing in violation of...