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  • Blog: Cannabis Law BlogMedical Cannabis - Every Little Victory CountsPosted on April 20, 2018 by Richard Y. Cheng
    Individuals and businesses operating in the medical cannabis industry have seen ample foes and scrutiny by the federal government. It is not a secret Jeff Sessions is a long standing antagonist of cannabis products and the laws supporting the industry. However, in the past month, the world of medical cannabis has experienced minor victories. Read More › Tags:
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  • Blog: Waller Law BlogOIG Offers Online Access to Compliance ResourcesPosted on April 19, 2018 by Denise D. Burke
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  • Blog: Appellate InsightAmicus Briefs: Friend to the Court?Posted on March 30, 2018 by Adam Hofmann
    As the California Supreme Court has recognized, amici curiae can play a “valuable role” in litigation. (Connerly v. State Personnel Board (2006) 37 Cal.4th 1169, 1177.) “[B]ecause they are nonparties who often have a different perspective from the principal litigants[,]” their arguments “enrich[ ] the judicial decision-making process.” (Ibid.) Amicus filings are on the rise, and not […]
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  • Blog: Exempt Org Resource - Nonprofit Law BlogNewman’s Own LawPosted on February 27, 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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  • Blog: INGOTS: Raw Thoughts and Unpolished IdeasBusiness Model and Computer Program Will Soon be Patentable in ChinaPosted on March 30, 2017 by Spilman Administrator
    We recently received an informational white paper from our agents in China, Lynn Wang and Zhou Jiaxin at NTD Intellectual Property, with news about a change to make software and business methods patentable as long as certain conditions are met. … Continue reading →
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  • Blog: LEXOTERICA: A PHILIPPINE BLAWGJune 2014 Philippine Supreme Court Decisions on Commercial LawPosted on July 3, 2014 by Hector M. de Leon Jr.
    Here are select June 2014 ruling of the Supreme Court of the Philippines on commercial law: Corporations; capacity to sue  … Continue reading →
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