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Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP

Getting into the Weed(s): NC House Holds Hearing on Compassionate Care Act

The North Carolina House is ready to talk about marijuana and did just that today. Senate Bill 3 – also known as the Compassionate Care Act – appeared on the House’s agenda last week. Until then, there had been no movement...more

Allen & Overy LLP

Hong Kong SFC proposes changes to the Takeovers Code

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The Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission (the SFC) launched a consultation on proposed amendments to the Codes on Takeovers and Mergers and Share Buy‑backs (the Codes)....more

Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP

Case Alert: AluminumSource, LLC v. LLFlex, LLC

A recent post-trial decision from Delaware regarding alleged breaches of representations and warranties in an asset purchase agreement is noteworthy. First, the decision highlights how buyers may not be able to rely on...more

Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner

Public takeovers in the UK real estate sector

BCLP has analysed all of the completed and ongoing public takeover transactions in the UK real estate sector since the beginning of 2019. Deal activity during that period has been consistently strong, with 15 completed...more

Morgan Lewis - Tech & Sourcing

IP and Commercial Contract Litigation Developments and Trends: What Transactional Lawyers Should Know

As part of our Spotlight series, we invited litigation partners Dana E. Becker (Philadelphia), Shon Lo (Chicago), and Krista Vink Venegas, Ph.D. (Chicago), to talk about recent trends and issues in IP-related and other...more

Reed Smith

NPP, DCC, And FDA-Regulated Medical Products

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Politics makes strange bedfellows. So does the law. Weird cases also make weird law. The Supreme Court decision in National Pork Producers Council v. Ross, No. 21–468, — S. Ct. — , 2023 WL 3356528 (U.S. May 11, 2023) (“NPP”),...more

Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP

Drafting Effective RWI Coverage Exclusions

Coverage exclusions are a key risk management tool for transactional liability insurers. But they can also be traps for the unwary. In the event of a claims dispute, the insurer will likely bear the burden of proving that an...more

Proskauer - Labor Relations

No Limits: Non-Compete Agreements Next Up on NLRB General Counsel Chopping Block

Following the National Labor Relations Board’s (“NLRB”) highly-controversial decision in McLaren Macomb declaring most confidentiality and non-disparagement clauses in separation agreements to be unlawful, General Counsel...more

Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

IAASB Public Consultation on Proposed Sustainability Assurance Standard to Begin in July

In April, the International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board (IAASB) announced that the public consultation period for its proposed new sustainability assurance standard will begin in late July or early August 2023...more

K&L Gates LLP

The Saudi Center for Commercial Arbitration Adopts New Arbitration Rules

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The Saudi Center for Commercial Arbitration (SCCA) recently issued a new and updated set of arbitration rules (SCCA Rules 2023). Overall, the product is an enhanced, modern set of rules that aim to allow for more efficient...more

Foley Hoag LLP - Cannabis and the Law

Maryland Releases Draft Cannabis Regulations in Preparation for Legalization on July 1, 2023

Last week the Maryland Cannabis Administration (MSA) released its draft emergency regulations for the state’s adult-use marijuana market which is set to come online on July 1. The draft regulations are subject to review by...more

Robson & Robson, P.C.

The Hazards of 'Weaponizing' Capital Call and Dilution Provisions

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There are many ways that an owner of a closely-held business can use their superior financial resources to gain an advantage over their co-owners in a dispute. One common way is the use of a capital call provision to dilute...more

Stinson LLP

Minnesota Non-Compete Ban Signed into Law and Effective July 1, 2023

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Minnesota Governor Tim Walz has now officially signed into law a bill including provisions that will prohibit employment noncompetition agreements. MN SF 3035, signed by Governor Walz on May 24, 2023, restricts employers from...more

The Volkov Law Group

Murad Pays OFAC $3.3 Million for Iran Sanctions Violations; Former Senior Executive Pays $175k

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Over an eight-year period ending in 2018, Murad, a U.S. cosmetics company, illegally exported goods and services to Iran in 62 separate transactions worth approximately $11 million.  Murad was acquired by Unilever United...more

Goodwin

A Mini-Green Wave? Two More States Legalize Adult-Use Cannabis

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Over the past month, both Delaware and Minnesota have legalized adult-use cannabis. They are the first two states to legalize in 2023 and represent the 22nd and 23rd states to allow for adult-use commercial cannabis markets. ...more

McGlinchey Stafford

Is My Contract Specific Enough to be Enforceable? - McGlinchey Commercial Law Bulletin - May 26, 2023

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) says it has taken its first-ever Clean Water Act (CWA) enforcement action against water pollution by so-called “forever chemicals” from a West Virginia chemical plant. On April...more

Foster Garvey PC

Online Travel Update: Regulatory Objections Stall Booking.com's Acquisition of Etraveli, JP Morgan Chase Expands Travel Platform,...

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For those of you in the United States, I hope you enjoyed your long holiday weekend – the unofficial kickoff to summer. Our weekly Online Travel Update is below. It’s been a few weeks since we featured a story on banks’...more

Vinson & Elkins LLP

[Hybrid Event] Navigating the Distressed Commercial Real Estate Environment Ahead: Out of Court Considerations - June 7th, New...

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In this program, attorneys in the Restructuring & Reorganization, Real Estate, Tax, and REIT Capital Markets practices discuss the various out of court considerations that commercial real estate enterprises will want to...more

Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP

Pas facile d’être vert : la responsabilité pour écoblanchiment au Canada

Les organismes de réglementation et les organisations environnementales sont de plus en plus enclins à demander des comptes aux sociétés qui se livrent à la pratique répandue de l’écoblanchiment, c’est-à-dire le recours à des...more

Foley Hoag LLP - Cannabis and the Law

Minnesota’s Adult-Use Cannabis Bill Summary

Minnesota’s Governor has indicated he will sign an adult use cannabis legalization bill. HF 100 (the “Final Bill”) emerged from reconciliation and was passed on May 19th The Final Bill combines Minnesota’s existing medical...more

Stikeman Elliott LLP

CBCA Beneficial Ownership Register 2.0: Public Access, Stronger Investigatory Powers and Better Guidance are Coming

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Canada’s federal beneficial ownership transparency provisions are changing. Since 2019, most Canada Business Corporations Act (CBCA) corporations have been required to create and maintain registers of Individuals with...more

Farrell Fritz, P.C.

Proposed Reform of Venture Capital Fund Advisor Exemption Will Boost Startup Investment and Founder Liquidity

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A major theme of this Blog has always been ongoing legislative, regulatory and market initiatives to reform capital markets by targeting unreasonable or outdated impediments to capital formation to make it easier for...more

WilmerHale

NY AG's Digital Asset Proposal Shouldn't Be Taken Lightly

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On May 5, New York Attorney General Letitia James announced a landmark legislative proposal — titled the Crypto Regulation, Protection, Transparency and Oversight Act — to tighten regulations on the digital asset industry. ...more

Hogan Lovells

Doing business in Italy 2023

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This booklet has been written specifically for business individuals and whilst it may be of interest to their local advisers, such as lawyers or accountants, the information is intended for a wider audience. We cover topics...more

The Volkov Law Group

Gartner Settles FCPA Case with SEC for $2.5 Million

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The SEC has been racking up several FCPA enforcement actions.  DOJ appears to be declining many of these cases. The division of enforcement appeared to follow a pattern – on larger cases with more pervasive violations, DOJ...more

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