March 30, 2020 – Luminate Law partner Elijah Yip provided comments in a Honolulu Civil Beat article about federal aid and legal relief available to small businesses impacted by COVID-19. Yip explained that contractual defenses like force majeure, frustration of possibility, and impossibility could help businesses that find it hard to fulfill contractual obligations due … Read more Elijah Yip discusses contract relief for small businesses impacted by COVID-19 in Honolulu Civil Beat article
February 19, 2020 — The Ninth Circuit affirmed a $1.3 million judgment that Luminate Law obtained against a national environmental services company in the federal district court in Hawaii. The appellate court issued a brief memorandum opinion affirming the judgment two weeks after holding oral argument on the appeal. The case pitted a Hawaii subcontractor … Read more Ninth Circuit affirms $1.3 million judgment obtained by firm against national environmental contractor
LegalTXTS, a Luminate Law blog, published a new post about the effect of the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (CCPA) on Hawaii businesses. The CCPA will impact businesses in California and beyond, especially businesses that have an Internet presence, which is commonplace. The CCPA will take effect on January 1, 2020. Read the blog … Read more New blog post on effect of the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) on Hawaii businesses
Luminate Law partner Elijah Yip will be speaking to the American Marketing Association, Hawaii Chapter about the California Consumer Protection Act at a Lunch & Learn seminar on November 14, 2019. The CCPA is California’s new data privacy law that will take effect on January 1, 2020. The seminar will cover the applicability of the … Read more Elijah Yip to Speak About California Consumer Protection Act (CCPA) to American Marketing Association of Hawaii
Luminate Law is celebrating National Cybersecurity Awareness Month with a series of blog posts about cybersecurity for small businesses. Each day, Luminate Law will share practical ways that businesses can reduce their liability under data privacy laws. Visit the LegalTXTS blog to see the posts.
Elijah Yip was awarded the distinction of “Lawyer of the Year” in 2020 for Litigation-Environmental in Hawaii by The Best Lawyers in America, a distinguished peer review guide. Elijah was also selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America in the areas of Litigation-Real Estate and Litigation-Commercial.
05/22/19 – Luminate Law partner Elijah Yip joined Seith Reiss and Walter Coronel as a panelist in a presentation on the fundamentals of Internet Law. The seminar was sponsored by the Intellectual Property and Technology Law section of the Hawaii Bar Association. Yip presented on privacy law in the U.S. and the GDPR, while Reiss … Read more Elijah Yip speaks about privacy law at Internet Law seminar
On April 26, 2019, Luminate Law partner Elijah Yip will be presenting a CLE seminar on the ethical duties of lawyers in regards to cybersecurity. Elijah will discuss what the rules of ethics require attorneys to do to protect their sensitive data from data breaches and cyberattacks. Elijah will also share tips for enhancing the … Read more Elijah Yip to present seminar on legal ethics and cybersecurity
The Cybersecurity, Privacy & Internet Law practice group launched its blog today. Named LegalTXTS, the blog shares news about the intersection of law and technology of interest to business owners. LegalTXTS was originally started by Luminate Law partner Elijah Yip. Luminate Law is proud to be the new home of the blog.
November 1, 2018 Luminate Law partner Dean Wang spoke to the Hawaii Freelancers Network about “Legal Wants and Needs of Entrepreneurs.” Dean discussed the absolute requirements for a small business to be compliant with the law and to avoid major legal risks. Dean also shared tips for minimizing legal risks and protect a business as a going concern. The … Read more Dean Wang speaks to Hawaii Freelancers Network about “Legal Wants and Needs of Entrepreneurs”