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Moratoria on Tenant Evictions for Non-payment of Rent

The following is a brief summary of the Executive Orders issued by Governor Newsom over the past few weeks that address eviction of commercial and residential tenants in the State of California. Governor Newsom issued Executive Order N-28-20 on March 16, 2020, which suspended state law limitations on local ordinances restricting both commercial and residential […]

Michele Staples and Nedda Mahrou to speak on Attainable Housing at California Land Use Law & Policy Conference March 18, 2019 in Los Angeles

Michele Staples and Nedda Mahrou, of Jackson Tidus’ Environmental and Land Use Development practice groups, will be featured speakers at this year’s California Land Use Law & Policy Conference, “Navigating Changes in California Land Use Law, Policy and Planning for 2019 and Beyond”, presented by Argent Communications Group. The conference will take place on March 18, 2019 at the Omni Hotel in […]

Scott Jackson Inducted into the CHF Hall of Fame

IRVINE, CA – Jackson Tidus is proud to announce that co-founder Scott Jackson was inducted into the California Homebuilding Foundation (CHF) Hall of Fame at the CHF Hall of Fame Gala in San Francisco on June 26, 2018.  This honor recognizes Scott’s decades-long contributions to the homebuilding industry, highlighting his exceptional legal career and charitable […]

Application of New Holding Period for Carried Interests to Real Estate

“Carried interests” have been used to provide compensation for investment managers of hedge funds or private equity funds taxed at capital gain rates. Such carried interests have been subject to criticism by political figures as providing an unfair tax advantage for compensation of highly paid investment managers. President Trump made elimination of the tax advantage […]

California Bureau of Real Estate Issues Updated Guidelines for Unlicensed Sales or Marketing Assistants Who Work in the Real Estate Industry

The California Bureau of Real Estate (“BRE”) has issued updated guidelines (“Guidelines”) for unlicensed assistants who work in the real estate industry. The California Business and Professions Code and BRE regulations regulate the types of activities that require a real estate broker license. A licensed salesperson may perform such activities under the supervision of his […]

Real Estate: New Amendment to California Law Affects Commercial Real Property Leases

California Governor Jerry Brown recently signed Assembly Bill No. 2093 amending Civil Code Section 1938, the law requiring commercial landlords to inform their tenants whether the leased premises have been inspected by a Certified Access Specialist (a “CASp”). A CASp is a person who has been certified by the State of California as having sufficient […]