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  • Blog: Waller Law BlogWith Insider Trading Back in the News, Is It Time to Revisit Your Insider Trading Policy? Posted on June 14, 2018 by Wes Scott,Ryan Franklin
    SEC Charges Investment Banker in Insider Trading Scheme
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  • Blog: Hunton Immigration and Nationality LawSessions Nullifies BIA Decision in Case with Far-Reaching Impact for Victims of Gang-Based and Domestic ViolencePosted on June 12, 2018 by Suzan Kern
    In a closely watched asylum appeal, Attorney General Jeff Sessions has issued a decision that will adversely affect the ability of victims of domestic and gang violence to find protection in the United States. Matter of A-B- was originally decided, in December 2016, in favor of the asylum seeker by the Board of Immigration Appeals. ... Continue Reading
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  • Blog: Capital Markets LitigationPrivate Cryptocurrency Firm Hit With Class Action Lawsuit Over Initial OfferingPosted on June 12, 2018 by Alexandra Droz
    Investors in a private cryptocurrency firm brought a class action securities lawsuit against the firm itself, Latium Network, Inc. (Latium) and individually against Latium’s founder and CEO David Johnson and co-founder and chief commercial officer Matthew Carden. The lawsuit alleges that the defendants are subject to strict liability for violating Section 5 of the Securities...… Continue Reading
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  • Blog: Cannabis Law BlogDepartment of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs Extends Deadline for Issuing Medical Marihuana Facility Licenses to Existing FacilitiesPosted on May 31, 2018 by Hilary L. Vigil
    Today, the Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (“LARA”) released an amended set of emergency administrative rules that implement the Medical Marihuana Facilities Licensing Act (“MMFLA”) and establish a transition period for existing medical marihuana facilities to become licensed. The most notable change to the rules benefits temporary operators who faced a fast-approaching June 15, 2018 deadline under the old rules to either be licensed or shut down. Read More › Tags:
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  • Blog: Appellate InsightWill California’s Anti-SLAPP Statute Survive?Posted on May 24, 2018 by Gary A. Watt
    While Code of Civil Procedure section 425.16 is alive and well in state courts, the statute may be on its way out in federal diversity cases in the Ninth Circuit. A very recent opinion from that court calls for en banc review, ostensibly to rule that no immediate appeal is available from the denial of […]
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  • Blog: Exempt Org Resource - Nonprofit Law BlogNewman’s Own LawPosted on February 26, 2018 by Justin Zaremby, Megan E. Bell
    A last minute addition to the budget appropriations bill enacted by Congress this month has created new opportunities for philanthropic planning.  Section 41110 of the bill creates a limited exception from the private foundation excess business holdings excise tax under Section 4943 of the Internal Revenue Code.  In general, a private foundation is only permitted [...]
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