An article by Daniel Zimmerman, published in Xconomy on January 28, 2016.
Since the 1849 gold rush, California has had a reputation as a great place to seek—and find—your fortune. The Golden State is home to the Golden Gate Bridge, the Golden State Warriors and, in Silicon Valley, golden opportunities. But, as you might suspect, California sometimes operates like its own country, with laws that aren't like anyone else's. Here are three areas where California law puts a unique twist on business. If you're running a startup here, or if you're thinking of doing so, you'll need to pay close attention to these quirks.