Exposed? We’ve got you covered. Are you in the designer and looking to build your brand? Are you an entrepreneur with a startup idea and trying to figure out what the next step is and who to turn to? Is fashion your passion, and are you ready to make it a reality? Cypress is no […]

January 30, 2014: Caroline Mankey scribes guest column article for the Daily Journal on tweets and intent of celebrities and figureheads on social media. Is their content profane or provocative?

In these fast-paced times when employees and top-level executives are leaving one company to join another or to start up their own, trade secret litigation and employee mobility issues are hot topics in the employment and IP litigation arena.

For 2014, Caroline Mankey has been recognized in the Super Lawyers Top 50 Women Lawyers of Southern California. 

Cypress proudly boasts its congratulations for another year to our Super Lawyers– Nabil Abu-Assal, Robert Muller, and Caroline Mankey in Business Litigation, Intellectual Property, and Intellectual Property Litigation, respectively.

SEC Proposes Restrictive Rules on the Same Day It Finalizes General Solicitation After almost a year of delay, on July 10, 2013, the SEC adopted final rules to implement Title II of the JOBS Act and allow general solicitation and advertising under Rule 506. The final rules, effective September 23, 2013, are a practical implementation […]

Background – Regulatory Scheme and Regulation D Raising money from investors is a heavily regulated activity. For a company to sell its securities, it must either go through the expensive process of registering them with the SEC, or it must rely on a handful of exemptions aimed at allowing smaller private companies to access capital.