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[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

Littler

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

Morgan Lewis - As Prescribed

Tips for Preparing Biotechnology Companies for Their First Financing Round

Welcome to day two of our Biotech Week Boston blog takeover, during which As Prescribed will shine a light on our lawyers working in the City on a Hill, who contribute their local perspectives to the counsel our global life...more

Seyfarth Shaw LLP

We’ve Got a Test Case: The NLRB Files its First Complaint Challenging the Validity of Restrictive Covenants

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The National Labor Relations Board moved from theory to practice in this administration’s battle against restrictive covenants. Recently, the Regional Director of Region 9 of the National Labor Relations Board filed a...more

Sullivan & Worcester

Today is the Day! Welcome to the Electronic Trade Documents Act

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Today is the day, the Electronic Trade Documents Act (ETDA) is now in force! Although a short piece of legislation, it is flexible and seeks to give certain trade-related electronic documents the same legal recognition as...more

Morris James LLP

Court of Chancery Sustains Derivative Complaint Based on Allegations That the Board Acted in Bad Faith

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Delaware’s demand futility analysis for derivative claims is designed to prevent stockholders from divesting the board of its control of an asset and enabling stockholders to pursue weak claims. To plead demand futility under...more

Foster Garvey PC

Analyzing Divergent Views on the Booking-eTraveli Merger and Developments in Corporate Travel Platforms - Online Travel Update

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This week’s update includes a variety of stories, including an explanation by the UK’s CMA as to why it viewed the proposed Booking Holdings and eTraveli merger differently than its European competition counterparts....more

American Conference Institute (ACI)

[Event] 5th Conference on U.S.-China Trade Controls - October 12th - 13th, Washington, DC

As the only comprehensive, practical event of its kind in the Unites States, ACI is hosting the highly anticipated 5th Annual U.S.-China Trade Controls Conference, scheduled for October 12–13 in Washington, DC. Considering...more

Oberheiden P.C.

OFAC Compliance: Developing and Implementing an Effective Sanctions Compliance Program

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Financial institutions and companies that are subject to oversight from the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) need to prioritize compliance. OFAC has become increasingly active in recent years, and it is devoting...more

The Volkov Law Group

A Compliance Reminder: Focus on Your Culture

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We all agree on the importance of corporate culture.  Everyone gets it – corporate leaders mouth the words but rarely understand the nuances, and the need to attend to a company’s culture.  Compliance professionals want to...more

Thomas Fox - Compliance Evangelist

Assessing Organizational Culture

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

Woodruff Sawyer

Looking Ahead to 2024: A Guide for D&O Insurance Renewals [Report]

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Woodruff Sawyer’s 11th annual D&O Looking Ahead Guide features proprietary research and expert insights to help guide your 2024 directors and officers (D&O) liability insurance program renewal. In this article, we’ll...more

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Links to Other Websites

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Privacy Officer
JD Supra, LLC
150 Harbor Drive, #2760
Sausalito, CA 94965

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California Privacy Rights

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You can make a request for this information by emailing us at privacy@jdsupra.com or by writing to us at:

Privacy Officer
JD Supra, LLC
150 Harbor Drive, #2760
Sausalito, CA 94965

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Access/Correct/Update/Delete Personal Information

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Changes in Our Privacy Policy

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Contacting JD Supra

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How We Use Cookies and Other Tracking Technologies

We use cookies and other tracking technologies to:

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Updates to This Policy

We may update this cookie policy and our Privacy Policy from time-to-time, particularly as technology changes. You can always check this page for the latest version. We may also notify you of changes to our privacy policy by email.

Contacting JD Supra

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