Near the end of 2021, a flurry of decisions that significantly affect employers facing and settling Private Attorneys General Act (PAGA) lawsuits were published. The first two decisions, Uribe v. Crown Building Maintenance Co. (2021) 70 Cal.App.5th 986 and Turrieta v. Lyft, Inc. (2021) 69 Cal.App.5th 955 were decided on the same day–30 September […]

Check out what’s clicking on Facing a potential fraud investigation by the state of Florida, GoFundMe reversed a decision to redistribute money given by thousands of donors to the Canadian “Freedom Convoy” protesting COVID-19 regulations. On Friday, the crowdfunding platform GoFundMe froze the convoy’s official campaign, claiming law enforcement […]

During his more than 35 years of practice as a senior partner at two of Canada’s most prestigious national law firms, Riyaz has developed considerable, sophisticated, and wide-ranging expertise in International Trade and Investment Law. This expertise includes international investment arbitrations, international trade disputes (including before NAFTA panels, the WTO, […]