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DEA Will Increase Number Of DEA-Registered Marijuana Manufacturers Following "Unprecedented" Pool Of Applicants
The DOJ Drug Enforcement Administration ("DEA") issued Notices of Application by about 30 entities that seek to become registered as bulk manufacturers of marijuana.
United States
29 Aug 2019
Democratic Lawmakers Introduce Cannabis Legislation
Democratic lawmakers introduced two separate bills that would, among other things, reschedule cannabis under the Controlled Substances Act and increase funding for research.
United States
8 Aug 2019
CFIUS Unbound: Foreign Investor Deals Continue To Draw Intense National Security Scrutiny
The national security implications of corporate deals involving foreign investors continues to be a headline-grabbing topic. Last summer
United States
7 Aug 2019
Governors Call On Congress To Pass Cannabis Safe Harbor For Financial Institutions
Governors from across the United States and its territories urged Congress to pass legislation to allow banks in states that permit medical or adult-use cannabis to legally operate.
United States
1 Jul 2019
ABA Supports The SAFE Banking Act Of 2019
The American Bankers Association (the "ABA") expressed support for the Secure and Fair Enforcement Banking Act ("SAFE Banking Act") of 2019.
United States
3 May 2019
DOJ To Accept Cole Memorandum For Now
At a Senate Appropriations Committee hearing on the FY 2020 budget request for the DOJ, Attorney General William Barr described the current state of interaction between state and federal law with respect to marijuana.
United States
29 Apr 2019
Cadwalader Attorneys Consider Proposed Congressional Legislation On Cannabis Finance
The House Financial Services Committee voted to advance a revised version of the Secure and Fair Enforcement Banking Act of 2019 (the "SAFE Act").
United States
26 Apr 2019
Cannabis Finance - SAFE In The STATES And Maybe Beyond?
Will 2019 be the year that federal lawmakers block U.S. law enforcement and regulatory agencies from enforcing marijuana prohibitions in states where marijuana is legal
United States
25 Apr 2019
Lawmakers Reintroduce Companion STATES Act To Clarify Cannabis Treatment Under Federal Law
Late last week, a bipartisan team of lawmakers reintroduced the Strengthening the Tenth Amendment Through Entrusting States Act (the "STATES Act") in the Senate and House of Representatives.
United States
23 Apr 2019
Cannabis Firm To Acquire Distributor In Large Public Company Acquisition
A Chicago-based cannabis-producing firm, Cresco Labs Inc., will acquire all of the issued and outstanding shares of Origin House ...
United States
16 Apr 2019
House Financial Services Committee Sends SAFE Banking Act To House For Vote
By a 45-15 vote, the House Financial Services Committee approved the Secure and Fair Enforcement Banking Act of 2019 (the "SAFE Banking Act").
United States
10 Apr 2019
House Financial Services Subcommittee Considers Banking Services For Cannabis Businesses
The House Financial Services Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Financial Institutions (the "Committee") held a hearing on access to banking services for cannabis-related businesses.
United States
22 Feb 2019
Cooperation Resulting In Waiver
Just days before a potentially landscape-altering hearing in a Miami federal courtroom at which lawyers were going to be forced to testify about the legal advice they had given their clients during the course of an internal investigation, the parties quietly backed into their own corners and the hearing was cancelled.
United States
7 Jan 2019
German Police Raid Investment Bank Headquarters
The German police raided Deutsche Bank's Frankfurt headquarters and several of its other offices in Germany.
4 Dec 2018
DOJ Revises Policies To Encourage Corporate Cooperation In Civil And Criminal Cases
The DOJ revised its corporate enforcement policies to help companies achieve cooperation credit in civil and criminal cases without unnecessarily wasting resources or impeding court proceedings.
United States
4 Dec 2018
Corporations, Directors, And Officers: Potential Criminal And Civil Liability
This practice note provides an overview of the law and legal standards governing the imposition of criminal liability on officers, directors, and corporations for the acts of employees.
United States
30 Nov 2018
Money Transfer Company Settles AML Compliance Failure Charges
In 2009 and 2012, MoneyGram settled separate actions against it by the FTC and DOJ, respectively.
United States
15 Nov 2018
How SUPPORT Will Affect Pharma Interactions With DEA
The opioid package President Donald Trump signed last week garnered much attention.
United States
1 Nov 2018
SEC Charges Cannabis Investment Fund And Founder With Securities Fraud
The SEC charged a cannabis investment fund and its founder with securities fraud for allegedly using misleading marketing materials and deceptive sales pitches to lure investors.
United States
10 Sep 2018
The Implications Of The Second Circuit's Ruling In Hoskins
The US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit handed the Department of Justice a rare defeat on 24 August
United States
10 Sep 2018
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