AVIATION & BUSINESS LAW

Uber & Lyft: Employees or Independent Contractors?

Posted by on Aug 14, 2020 in Articles, Newsletters, The Latest

CALIFORNIA COURT UPHOLDS STATE STATUTE THAT FURTHER LIMITS INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR CLASSIFICATION Aerlex has kept our clients up to date on California’s ongoing legal scrum over the proper classification of workers between employee and independent contractor.  As we have been writing, the opportunities to classify workers as independent contractors continues to narrow.  This past week, a California trial judge in San Francisco continued this...

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Keeping the title clear on your Aircraft

Posted by on Aug 4, 2020 in Articles, BusinessAir Magazine, The Latest

Keeping the title clear on your Aircraft — Originally published in BusinessAir Magazine, July 2020, Volume 30, No. 7. As an aircraft owner, it is important to make sure the title to your aircraft remains clear. Unlike some other countries, in the United States we have an owner based registry where liens can be filed on the aircraft by anyone.  Since a notice of a lien can be sent to the FAA Civil Aviation Registry (the “Registry”) without the...

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COVID-19 FORCES CANCELLATION of IADA ANNUAL MEETING

Posted by on Jul 28, 2020 in Articles, The Latest, Upcoming Events

The International Aircraft Dealers Association (IADA) announced the cancellation of its 2020 IADA Annual Meeting, which was scheduled to take place in Dana Point, California, September 27-29. Citing concerns about safety in the midst of the COVID-19 global pandemic, IADA Chairman Paul Kirby released the following statement which both noted the cancellation of the annual convention and the plans for a one-day virtual meeting to be held on...

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Immediate Private Aviation Solutions During and After a Pandemic

Posted by on Jul 14, 2020 in Articles, BusinessAir Magazine, The Latest

Immediate Private Aviation Solutions During and After a Pandemic — Originally published in BusinessAir Magazine, June 2020, Volume 30, No. 6. As the United States and other countries around the world start to lift their stay-at-home restrictions, many individuals and companies are electing to increase or exclusively fly privately for the foreseeable future. Prior to the global pandemic, a number of companies and individuals used either a hybrid...

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July 4th, Independence Day

Posted by on Jul 2, 2020 in Articles, The Latest

A message from Aerlex founder Stephen Hofer: As the descendant of 13 different ancestors who fought in the War for Independence and the son of a decorated World War II battle hero, I have always found a special pleasure in the Fourth of July and this year will be no different, notwithstanding the unique circumstances and hardships that the year 2020 present us. I have always been appreciative of my unique ancestral legacy, but you don’t need to...

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