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  • Delaware Supreme Court Issues Additional Guidance on Scope of Section 220 Inspections
    In the case KT4 Partners LLC v. Palantir Technologies, Inc., No. 281, 2018 (Jan. 29, 2019), the Supreme Court of Delaware provided additional guidance as to two issues that can arise in disputes over statutory inspections of books and records demanded by stockholders.  First, the court clarified when the scope of an inspection ... read more
    Posted to Duane Morris Delaware Business LawPublished on Thursday, February 14th, 2019By Richard L. Renck
  • AdvaMed Releases Updated Code of Ethics, Effective 2020
    The Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed) has published its updated Code of Ethics. The updated code will become effective on January 1, 2020. AdvaMed has also published an overview of changes. The updated AdvaMed Code now includes “Key Concepts” at the beginning of each section, with visuals, graphics, callout boxes, examples, explanations and FAQs. ... read more
    Posted to Duane Morris Life Sciences LawPublished on Thursday, February 14th, 2019By DuaneMorris3
  • Harborside Positions Itself for the Future with Big Merger
    Add to the list of companies making major moves in terms of expansion the legendary name of Harborside. They recently announced a reverse merger with Canadian-based Lineage Grow Company. Harborside is not the first United States-based company to use a reverse merger to take advantage of the more advanced Canadian ... read more
    Posted to Cannabis IndustryPublished on Wednesday, February 13th, 2019By DuaneMorris3
  • Opportunity Zones – CO Taking the OZ Program Seriously!
    Governor Jared Polis announced the formation of a dedicated office within the Office of Economic Development and International Trade (OEDIT) to cultivate active investment in Colorado’s 126 federally designated Opportunity Zones. “Colorado has earned national recognition for our thoughtful and inclusive approach designating Opportunity Zones, and we are committed to ... read more
    Posted to Project Development/Infrastructure/P-3Published on Tuesday, February 12th, 2019By Brad A. Molotsky
  • Poker Or Slots? Games Of Skill And Chance Have Legal Distinctions In Pennsylvania
    Pennsylvania State Police seized 414 illegal gaming machines in southwestern Pennsylvania in 2018. Currently, people can gamble at state-regulated casinos, through the Pennsylvania Lottery, for horse races and, after the expansion of the law last year, online and at some truck stops. But the changes didn’t include gaming machines in bars and ... read more
    Posted to Duane Morris Gaming LawPublished on Tuesday, February 12th, 2019By DuaneMorris3
  • ESG – potential for Disabilities Research Funding for Autism for those over the age of 21 –
    Per NJ Biz, U.S. Rep. Chris Smith, R-4th District, of New Jersey and Rep. Mike Doyle, D-18th District, of Pennsylvania, introduced the bipartisan Autism CARES Act of 2019 in the House of Representatives to reauthorize federal programs and activities that assist children, adults and families with Autism. The bill, House ... read more
    Posted to Project Development/Infrastructure/P-3Published on Monday, February 11th, 2019By Brad A. Molotsky
  • Rechtsanwalt in Vietnam Dr. Oliver Massmann – STEUERRECHT – Probleme und Lösungen – Auswirkungen der wichtigsten Handelsabkommen CPTPP, EUVNFTA und des Investitionsschutzabkommens
    A. Einleitung Vietnam ist eines der Länder Asiens mit dem beeindruckendsten Wirtschaftswachstum. Die Inflation bleibt gut kontrolliert und die Devisenreserven auf dem höchsten Stand seit Jahren und sie steigen weiterhin. Die Regierung hat sich stets bemüht, Geschäfte und Investitionen zu fördern, Unternehmen zu unterstützen, Verwaltungsverfahren zu optimieren und neue Investoren ... read more
    Posted to Duane Morris VietnamPublished on Sunday, February 10th, 2019By Oliver Massmann
  • New York State of Mind – What Gives?
    While I am sure there is some logical explanation, I am a bit puzzled at the moment having just read a blurb from Novogradac regarding a tax bill in New York State – According to the report, New York State Sens. Michael Gianaris and Jessica Ramos introduced a bill that ... read more
    Posted to Project Development/Infrastructure/P-3Published on Friday, February 8th, 2019By Brad A. Molotsky
  • PETA Animal “Shelter” Continues to Show High Rate of Euthanization
    by John M. Simpson. People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), an animal rights organization well-known for attention-grabbing tactics, often inserts itself into a wide variety of issues to promote its views.  In the past several days, PETA complained about performer Big Boi wearing a fur coat during the Super Bowl; complained ... read more
    Posted to Animal Law DevelopmentsPublished on Friday, February 8th, 2019By John M. Simpson
  • Internet Companies Must Take Down Anti-Government Content in Vietnam
    Question: How free is the internet? Answer: Less than free in certain countries. Further answer: And becoming even less free in other countries — witness Vietnam, discussed briefly below. At the start of this month, a law went into effect in Vietnam that mandates removal of online content considered offensive to the ... read more
    Posted to Duane Morris TechLawPublished on Wednesday, February 6th, 2019By Eric J. Sinrod