In evaluating the feasibility and profitability of a potential investment, it’s crucial for a prudent buyer to conduct a comprehensive review of all property leases. Such an examination allows the buyer to verify the property’s cash flow and identify any potential risks or liabilities. However, determining whether tenants are indeed adhering to their lease obligations

In a landmark decision, a federal court has ruled against the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, determining that their approval of Florida’s takeover of the Clean Water Act wetlands permitting program violated federal law. The court’s decision, which came as a result of a lawsuit filed by seven environmental groups,

In a typical real estate transaction, there’s often a critical period between the closing and the official recording of documents—a period aptly known as the “gap.” This “gap” introduces a degree of risk, leaving room for unexpected encumbrances like liens or adverse judgments to rear their heads before the ink dries on the transaction documents.

In a recent legal development, the 11th US Circuit issued a consequential verdict in Shen v. Simpson, a federal lawsuit challenging Florida’s Conveyances to Foreign Entities Act (SB 264), which restricts individuals from China and other “foreign countries of concern” from owning real property in the state. This ruling has far-reaching implications for the constitutional

In our prior posts, we discussed the two issues that should be at the forefront of any branding strategy:

  • Avoiding potential trademark infringement claims, and
  • Protecting the business’ brand through trademarks

In this post, we briefly discuss how cannabis businesses can implement employment agreements to further protect their intellectual property.
Terminating an employment relationship carries

On August 22, 2023, a split panel of the Michigan Court of Appeals held that the Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE) violated the Administrative Procedures Act (APA) by promulgating a new rule establishing drinking water standards for seven PFAS[1] compounds. The required regulatory impact statement (RIS) did not consider compliance costs

Four significant bills that will undoubtedly impact cannabis regulation in Nevada were recently signed into law by Nevada State Governor Joe Lombardo (R). The legislation makes a series of amendments to the state’s existing cannabis laws, including minimizing penalties and fees, reforming sales tax law, doubling the legal personal possession limit, consolidating licensing rules, and

Emerson Creek project in Huron and Erie Counties Now Expected to Move to Construction 
On July 27, 2023, the Supreme Court of Ohio, in a 7-0 decision, affirmed the Ohio Power Siting Board (“Board”)’s decision to issue a certificate for environmental compatibility and public need (“Certificate”) to construct the Emerson Creek Wind Farm, effectively authorizing