Law Firm Conducts Firmwide Layoffs, Furloughs Citing Coronavirus Concerns

Equity partners are even going without compensation during this time.

Coronavirus and Cannabis Q&A Webinar Recording

On March 26th, attorney Vince Sliwoski hosted an interactive webinar to address the affects of COVID-19 on the cannabis industry. In this webinar, Vince read and responded to a wide variety of stakeholder questions. In case you couldn’t join, or if you would like to revisit some of the information, you can stream the webinar…
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The FDA Crackdown on Coronavirus Medical Claims: CBD Companies, Take Note!

Unfortunately, in times of crisis and hardship there will always be companies attempting to take advantage of people, playing off of fear and desperation. Earlier this month, the FDA sent out a round of warning letters to companies that were selling fraudulent COVID-19 products. We’ve written extensively about what CBD companies should not do if…

Citron Research Bought A Lemon

Andrew Left can’t say that Carson Block didn’t warn him.
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Ketamine Litigation: Oregon Hospital and Pharmacy Face $8.2 Million Medical Negligence...

A few weeks ago, Hilary Bricken wrote about the proliferation of ketamine clinics in the United States and the logistics and legalities of operating a ketamine infusion clinic. As Hilary explained, the only FDA approved use of ketamine is for the induction and maintenance of anesthesia, though it also used for off-label infusions in the…

The Legal Profession Amid A Global Pandemic — See Also

September Bar Exam? LOL: Basically New York law school deans. No Summer Program At This Firm: But will they be the only ones to cut summers? How's Biglaw Dealing With COVID-19: In one handy chart. Cahill's Having A Banger 2020: And they won't be cutting associates or their salaries. S.D.N.Y. Retired Judge Kevin Duffy: Rest…

Justices grant one new petition

This morning the Supreme Court continued its virtual operations, releasing orders from the justices’ private conference last week. Following the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s guidelines for COVID-19, and in a departure from tradition, only Chief Justice John Roberts was in the justices’ conference room again last week, with the rest of the justices…
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BFD Alert: Coronavirus Cannabis Scams and Pitfalls

The rapid and devastating proliferation of COVID-19 has affected businesses worldwide, and cannabis is no exception. Here in California (and in other states), the state announced that medical cannabis dispensaries are essential and may remain open as part of the state’s Stay-At-Home order. The medical cannabis businesses that supply those dispensaries are also essential under…

FREE Webinar This Thursday, 3/26: We Answer Your Cannabis Coronavirus Questions

COVID-19 has affected almost every aspect of American life, including the business and financial sectors. The cannabis industry is no exception. Many questions still loom for cannabis businesses and investors during this uncertain time. Examples include: regulatory compliance the ability to stay open (and what constitutes an “essential business”) contract enforceability employment issues local, state,…

From Clerk To Colleague: Supreme Court Edition

Well, they already knew each other pretty well.