2023 is expected to be a stronger transaction market than the past few years for mergers, acquisitions, and majority and minority investments.
In this episode of Legal Food Talk, host Justin Prochnow along with Greenberg Traurig colleague and golf partner Jim Prochnow discuss happenings from 2022 and issues to look out for in 2023.
As more state laws get passed, the need for federal legislation, similar to that for GMOs/bioengineered food, could become more critical.
In this episode of Legal Food Talk, host Justin Prochnow joins Greenberg Traurig colleague Riley Lagesen at the counter to talk about the restaurant industry.
In this episode of the podcast, host Justin Prochnow and frequent co-host Michael Goodman sit down with Fred Hart, creative director and partner at Interact, a Boulder, CO-based branding and design agency.
On July 1, 2022, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) will begin implementing the Racetrack Safety Rule, which is the first phase of a two-part scheme to create national standards for thoroughbred horse racing safety and welfare, as proposed by the Horseracing Integrity and Safety Authority (HISA). Established when Congress passed the Horseracing Integrity and Safety Act in 2020, HISA is responsible for drafting and enforcing uniform safety and integrity rules in thoroughbred racing in the United States. HISA drafts and prepares rules that it then proposes to the FTC to either adopt or reject. The FTC is the ultimate implementing and promulgating body of these rules.
The increasing popularity of online shopping is placing e-commerce businesses—specifically those in the alcohol beverage industry—in legal crosshairs. In lockstep with a recent uptick in website accessibility cases, plaintiff firms are sending pre-suit demand letters to alcohol suppliers and, in some cases, even filing a state or federal court lawsuit. These lawsuits—which are typically filed in California or New York—involve claims that a supplier’s website is not accessible to individuals who are blind in violation of Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and related state laws. In these cases, plaintiffs seek attorneys’ fees, damages (only under state law) and injunctive relief that would require the website to conform with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) standards, which have been broadly adopted by courts and regulators.
In this episode, host Jonathan Havens, co-chair of Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr’s Food, Beverage and Agribusiness (FBA) Practice, speaks with Brian Berger, principal and founding partner of JBH Advisory Group, which provides a variety of advisory services to stakeholders involved in scalable food service throughout the hospitality industry.
On December 16, 2022, a federal district judge in California denied artist Ryder Ripps’s and his partner’s anti-SLAPP motion and motion to dismiss in a closely monitored action filed against them by Yuga Labs, Inc. (“Yuga”), the creator behind the monumentally successful Bored Ape Yacht Club (“BAYC”) NFTs.
If your New Year’s resolution is fitness-related, we’re on the same page … or hamster wheel.
Even with the strictest compliance with Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulations and best workplace safety practices, on-the-job injuries from time to time are inevitable in the construction industry.
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) promised in a March 2022 hearing to address what it considered to be “severe and pervasive” discrimination in the construction sector.
On December 2, 2022, President Joseph Biden signed the Medical Marijuana and Cannabidiol Research Expansion Act (Cannabis Research Act), which provides a mechanism for industry and academia to access and research cannabis, including marijuana and other cannabis-derived products without violating the Controlled Substances Act (CSA).
Section 204 of Title II of Division BB of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 amended the Internal Revenue Code, the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 and the Public Health Service Act to add rules governing prescription drug data collection (RxDC).
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