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Quarles & Brady LLP

California Follows the Lead of Other States in Heightening the Scrutiny of Health Care Transactions

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California is taking steps to broaden its regulatory oversight of health care related transactions, joining a growing list of states that have recently either attempted to or have been successful in enacting similar...more

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Silence is Golden in Lease Renewal Provisions

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We previously wrote that commercial lease renewal provisions are void and unenforceable if they rely upon “market rent” with no mechanism to determine the market rent, but what happens when the renewal provision is completely...more

Quarles & Brady LLP

Survival Series: Acceptance, Rejection, Revocation of Acceptance, and Right to Cure (Article #11)

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In our previous articles in the Supply Chain Survival Series, we discussed when a party’s failure to perform may (or may not) be excused by a contractual force majeure provision or by the common law doctrines of...more

The Volkov Law Group

Do We Really Need an ISO Standard for Internal Investigations?

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Call me a skeptic. Call me cynical. I understand that the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) provides valuable standardization services and guidance.  The ISO is comprised of 169 member countries....more

Thomas Fox - Compliance Evangelist

Leveraging Technology for Culture Monitoring

Welcome to a special five-part blog series on building a stronger culture of compliance, sponsored by Diligent. In this series I will visit with Yvette Hollingsworth-Clark, Viktor Cuijak, Jessica Czeczuga; Michael Parker; and...more

Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

California Lawmakers Pass Bill Requiring Greater Climate Accountability

California lawmakers seek to raise the bar on climate regulation through the California Climate Corporate Data Accountability Act (Senate Bill 253), which would require large public and private companies to disclose their...more

Ingram Yuzek Gainen Carroll & Bertolotti, LLP

Are Dining Sheds Here to Stay?

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, New York City, like many other major cities, implemented measures to support its struggling restaurant industry. One prominent initiative was the introduction of dining sheds, temporary...more

Kerr Russell

Adjustments To Net Working Capital For A Business Transaction: The Art And The Science

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Generally, net working capital is determined by subtracting the business’ current liabilities from its current assets, excluding cash. Transactions are commonly structured on a “cash free” basis with the seller retaining the...more

International Cannabis Bar Association...

[Event] The Cannabis Law Sessions - Building Your Team - November 28th, Las Vegas, NV

The International Cannabis Bar Association (INCBA) is excited to return to MJBizCon to present our annual set of continuing legal education sessions on Tuesday, November 28, 2023. Designed for attorneys and other...more

Braumiller Law Group, PLLC

[Webinar] Harmonized Tariff Schedule Classification - October 26th, 8:00 am PT

Why Should You Attend: The Harmonized System (HS) is used by virtually all countries to determine the duty/taxes and admissibility of imported goods. Because the classification of goods under the HS is a legal...more

International Cannabis Bar Association...

[Webinar] Valuation in Cannabis M&A, With Thoughts on Restructuring - October 24th, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EST

This CLE-accredited live webinar will address strategies for handling valuation disputes and other post-closing adjustments arising from cannabis M&A, looking at before-the-fact transactional considerations and after-the-fact...more

The Rodman Law Group, LLC

New York’s Office of Cannabis Management to Begin Accepting License Applications on October 4, 2023

On Tuesday, New York State’s Cannabis Control Board (“CCB”) voted to approve the Office of Cannabis Management’s (“OCM”) proposed cannabis regulations....more

Walkers

BVI Commercial Court Grants Urgent Proprietary Injunction Over Crypto Assets

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In a dispute involving the issuance and vesting of cryptocurrency tokens our team of experts recently sought and obtained a proprietary injunction restraining the respondent from dealing with or disposing of a number of...more

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FDA Announces and Seeks Comments on Cosmetics Direct — Portal for Cosmetic Facility Registration and Product Listing

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Last Friday, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced its newly developed draft electronic submission portal — Cosmetics Direct — to facilitate submissions of cosmetic product facility registrations and product...more

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Georgia Courts May Not Apply Foreign Law to Restrictive Covenants That Do Not Comply with the Georgia Restrictive Covenants Act

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On September 6, 2023, the Georgia Supreme Court reaffirmed that Georgia courts must first determine whether a restrictive covenant is enforceable under Georgia law before applying a foreign choice-of-law provision....more

Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP

CA Governor to Sign Unprecedented Private Business Climate Disclosure Mandates

California Governor Gavin Newsom publicly confirmed that he will sign two unprecedent climate disclosure mandate bills into law. The mandates will apply to thousands of private entities that conduct any business in...more

Venable LLP

FTC Consumer Protection Chief Sam Levine Outlines FTC Priorities at the NAD Conference

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On September 19, Sam Levine, the director of the Federal Trade Commission’s Bureau of Consumer Protection, outlined the agency’s priorities at the annual conference of the National Advertising Division. Here are the...more

Thomas Fox - Compliance Evangelist

Managing Culture Risk

Welcome to a special five-part blog series on building a stronger culture of compliance, sponsored by Diligent. In this series I will visit with Yvette Hollingsworth-Clark, Viktor Cuijak, Jessica Czeczuga; Michael Parker; and...more

Barnea Jaffa Lande & Co.

Israeli Contracts Law Proposed Amendment – How Dramatic Is It?

The Israeli Ministry of Justice recently published a memorandum of law amending the Contracts Law, which seeks to add unique rules of interpretation to business contracts. In the economic press, we saw dramatic headlines...more

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP

To Reschedule or To Deschedule: That Is the (Marijuana) Question

Now that the dust is starting to settle on the recent news that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has recommended to the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) that marijuana be moved from Schedule I to...more

Troutman Pepper

CFPB Will Seek Public Input on Proposed Rule on Mandatory Pre-Dispute Arbitration Provisions

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In response to a petition filed last week by a number of consumer advocacy groups, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB or Bureau) announced that it will be seeking public input on a possible rule that would curtail...more

Morris James LLP

Chancery Orders Discovery Record Be Made Available to Stockholders in the Settlement Class

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In re AMC Entertainment Hldgs., Inc. S’holder Litig., 2023-0215-MTZ (Del. Ch. May 20, 2023) - Under Delaware law, class members are entitled to access to the discovery record to assess the terms of a proposed class action...more

Schorr Law, APC

Getting a Property Survey - Is it worth?

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Is it worth getting a property survey done before purchasing property? What does a property survey actually tell you? In this blog, we will be discussing the importance of getting a property survey done and why it may be...more

Morris James LLP

Chancery Grants Single-Member Special Litigation Committee’s Motion To Terminate Derivative Claims

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In re Baker Hughes, a GE Company, Derivative Litigation, C.A. No. 2019-0201-LWW (Del. Ch. Apr. 17, 2023) - After the Court of Chancery made a pleadings stage determination that the demand was futile, a board of directors...more

Morris James LLP

Chancery Prioritizes Efficiency in Ruling on Discovery Motions

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Brown v. Matterport, Inc., 2021-0595-LWW (Del. Ch. Jun. 5, 2023) - The plaintiff sued alleging that the defendants had used lockup restrictions to improperly prevent him from selling shares....more

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