April 13th, 2014

Selling Mixed-Use Property? Don’t Forget the Transfer Disclosure Statement

As one seller of a mixed-use property learned the hard way, the fact that your property has a commercial structure on it does not necessarily exempt you from providing a Transfer Disclosure Statement (“TDS”) when you sell it. California’s Transfer Disclosure Law (“TDL”) (California Civil Code section 1102, et seq.) requires sellers to provide buyers […]

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April 10th, 2014

New Law May Lead To Rise In Whistleblower Claims

On October 12, 2013, Governor Brown signed into law Senate Bill 496, which amended Labor Code Section 1102.5 (Section 1102.5), California’s general whistleblower statute, by expanding protections for employees who blow the whistle on employer misconduct. As a result of the amendments, which became effective January 1, 2014, employers are likely to see a significant […]

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April 5th, 2014

Lim Ruger Closes Two Construction Loans For The Source Office Tower

The Source project in Buena Park continues to gain momentum as Lim Ruger has closed two construction loans for a 5-story office tower. The loans include $7,399,000 in financing from an institutional lender and $5,000,000 in EB-5 financing. The office tower will be built above two levels of retail. The office developer is ground leasing […]

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April 3rd, 2014

Lim Ruger Attorney Norma Nava Honored As Alumna Of The Year

Litigation associate Norma Nava was honored as the 2014 Alumna of the Year by the La Raza Law Students Association of UCLA School of Law on March 15th at the Annual Alumni Dinner. Ms. Nava received this award for her work as the Vice President of For People of Color, Inc., an organization dedicated to […]

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January 9th, 2014

Lim Ruger Closes EB-5 Financing

Lim Ruger has helped a developer to close on $130,000,000 in EB-5 debt financing for the retail component of a lifestyle center in Buena Park that will also include an office tower and a hotel.  A deal for an additional $20,000,000 in EB-5 equity financing is pending.  The project, which will revitalize the community and […]

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January 9th, 2014

Lim Ruger Represents PNF Co. Ltd. In Merger

Lim Ruger represented PNF Co., Ltd. in the acquisition of Luidia, Inc.  PNF is a developer of hardware and software that enhance user interfaces with electronic devices.  The multi-million dollar acquisition was completed by means of a reverse triangular merger pursuant to which PNF merged its wholly-owned subsidiary into Luidia, with Luidia surviving as the […]

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January 9th, 2014

Lim Ruger Is Excited To Announce Three New Members of The Firm

Former Assistant United States Attorney Pio S. Kim Rejoins Lim Ruger Pio S. Kim has rejoined Lim, Ruger & Kim, LLP as Partner.  He will be focusing on white collar defense and complex business litigation. Mr. Kim previously served as an Assistant United States Attorney for the Central District of California for approximately thirteen years.  […]

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January 9th, 2014

Congratulations To John Lim’s Appointment To The California Bar Foundation

  As of January 1, 2014, senior partner, John Lim has joined the Board of Directors for the California Bar Foundation. Mr. Lim was appointed by the State Bar of California’s Board of Trustees, along with five other new board members, including The Honorable Elena Duarte, Justice of the California Court of Appeal.  “The California Bar Foundation […]

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November 18th, 2013

Deceased Lim Ruger Attorney Sam Oh Honored With Legal Excellence Award

Lim Ruger partner Samuel S. Oh was posthumously honored by Neighborhood Legal Services of LA County (“NLS”) at its eighth annual “Just Neighbors” gala on Saturday, October 19, 2013 at the Autry Museum in Griffith Park.  NLS gave Sam the Legal Excellence Award, recognizing his dedication and service to NLS and the impoverished communities of […]

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November 18th, 2013

Lim Ruger Assists Acquisition of Automobile Parts Distributor

Lim Ruger advised a client in the acquisition of an automobile parts distributor and franchisor based in the western United States.  The client is the U.S. subsidiary of a major overseas conglomerate involved in the automobile and construction industries, among others.  The multi-million dollar asset deal was led by Lim Ruger corporate attorneys Richard Ruger […]

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