Professional License Defense

Older Criminal Convictions No Longer Bar to Licensing Applications -Update on AB 2138.

Californians with past criminal convictions seeking a professional license should soon have an easier time doing so. On September 30, 2018, AB 2138 was signed into law, which will remove barriers for close to 8 million California workers with criminal records seeking vocational and professional licenses. The new bill will Read more…

By Steven L. Simas, ago

2018 CPA Exam Will Have Changes

The 2018 Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Exam will feature a number of content changes and a new and improved user interface effective April 1, 2018. This PDF document from the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA ) details all of the AICPA blueprint changes, that went into effect earlier this year. The Read more…

By Steven L. Simas, ago
Administrative Law

Happy Legalization Day! 400+ Legal Cannabis Operators in California

Temporary licenses issued by the Bureau of Cannabis Control for retailers, distributors, microbusinesses, testing laboratories, and event organizers are now in effect and businesses can begin operating in California’s newly-legal commercial cannabis market. More than 400 Cannabis operators, from Shasta Lake to the City of San Diego, now hold state Read more…

By Steven L. Simas, ago