Recent Entries

  • Takeaways from the Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act
    While most of us were hitting the beaches over the summer, California lawmakers updated California’s regulations for the cannabis industry when they passed California Senate Bill 94, or the Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (“MAUCRSA” or “the Act”). MAUCRSA repeals the Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act ... read more
    Posted to Cannabis IndustryPublished on Thursday, December 14th, 2017By Joseph J. Machi
  • New Year’s Resolution for Restaurateurs and Bar Owners
    As 2017 comes to an end, sexual harassment allegations against celebrity chefs and restauranteurs continue to surface. In the bar and restaurant industry, where alcohol flows like water and employees toil away in close proximity under intense pressure, supervisor and employee misconduct is not entirely surprising. The news media is ... read more
    Posted to The Legal DishPublished on Thursday, December 14th, 2017By Allegra A. Jones
  • The Law and Marijuana
    For his monthly column “Nev’s Health Law” in Chicago Lawyer magazine, Duane Morris partner Neville Bilimoria has written a two-part article focusing on different aspects of law related to the cannabis industry. Part 1: Why having a cannabis practice is no joke Part 2: A look at the law, science and politics of ... read more
    Posted to Cannabis IndustryPublished on Thursday, December 14th, 2017By DuaneMorris3
  • Trump Administration Set to Decide Suniva’s Solar Panel ITC Trade Case
    This post was co-authored by Brad Thompson and Justus Getty. It is anticipated that by no later than the end of January 2018 the Trump administration will decide what, if any, import relief will be granted to the domestic solar panel manufacturing industry. Suniva petitioned the U.S. International Trade Commission ... read more
    Posted to Green IPPublished on Thursday, December 14th, 2017By Justus Getty
  • California’s Online Licensing System is Now Active
    California took the next big step in establishing its legal cannabis market. It officially launched its online licensing system and is now accepting applications for commercial cannabis licenses for retailers, distributors, microbusinesses, testing laboratories and cannabis events.  The online system can be used by applicants to easily apply for a temporary and annual commercial ... read more
    Posted to Cannabis IndustryPublished on Wednesday, December 13th, 2017By Justin A. Santarosa
  • Recchtsanwalt in Vietnam Dr. Oliver Massmann OEFFENTLICH PRIVATE PARTNERSCHAFTEN (PPP)
    BOT PROJEKTE IN VIETNAM Build-Operate-Transfer (BOT) 1.1 Bedeutung Die Grundlage von BOT Projekten ist ein von der Regierung genehmigter BOT Vertrag. Dieser BOT Vertrag wird zwischen dem Auslandsinvestor (BOT Investor) und der staatlich bevollmächtigten Verwaltungsbehörde abgeschlossen. Der Zweck der BOT Projekte ist die Errichtung von Infrastruktureinrichtungen, wie zum Beispiel Stromkraftwerken ... read more
    Posted to Duane Morris VietnamPublished on Wednesday, December 13th, 2017By Oliver Massmann
  • Which States Will Legalize Cannabis in 2018?
    As we get ready to stick a fork in 2017, the speculation has begun as to which US states might consider legalizing full adult use of cannabis next year. Many are betting on these five: Arizona, Florida, Michigan, Missouri and Nebraska. And of course New Jersey is expected to legalize ... read more
    Posted to Cannabis IndustryPublished on Tuesday, December 12th, 2017By David N. Feldman
  • Rechtsanwalt in Vietnam Dr. Oliver Massmann – Bitcoin und Kryptowaehrungen – Hat die vietnamesische Staatsbank soeben der Zukunft des Handels den Ruecken zugekehrt?
      Im spaeten Oktober 2017 hat die vietnamesische Staatsbank in einer schriftlichen Notiz fuer die oeffentlichen Medien bestaetigt, dass die Ausgabe, Versorgung und der Nutzen virtueller Waehrungen in Vietnam, streng untersagt ist. Als Unterstuetzung fuer das Verbot verlaesst sich die Staatsbank auf die Regelungen des Decree 101/2012/ND-CP ueber bargeldlose Zahlungen, ... read more
    Posted to Duane Morris VietnamPublished on Monday, December 11th, 2017By Oliver Massmann
  • Vietnam – Bitcoin and Cryptocurrencies – Did the State Bank of Vietnam Just turn its Back on the Future of Commerce?
    Authors: Esko Cate and Dr. Oliver Massmann Late October 2017, in a written notice to the public media, the State Bank of Vietnam re-affirmed that the issuance, supply, and use of ‘virtual’ currency is strictly prohibited in Vietnam. In support of the prohibition, the State Bank of Vietnam relied on ... read more
    Posted to Duane Morris VietnamPublished on Sunday, December 10th, 2017By Oliver Massmann
  • Sessions Hints at Broader Cannabis Enforcement
    According to The Fresh Toast, US Attorney General Jeff Sessions is now hinting at expanding enforcement of federal cannabis laws. The report indicates that, at a news conference this past Wednesday, Sessions said they are looking “very hard right now” at possible changes to the Cole Memo. That 2013 memo adopted ... read more
    Posted to Cannabis IndustryPublished on Saturday, December 9th, 2017By David N. Feldman