One issue that faces every new business owner is that of retaining an attorney. Most start-ups must, by their very nature, focus on economizing or they face a serious risk of running out of funds. It may seem counter institutive but we have yet to see a new venture spend less money over … Read more about When Do You Need A Business Lawyer?
The massive uptick in the public’s awareness of blockchain and cryptocurrency was recently driven home for me in an extremely personal way. I usually find myself dreading the mere mention of those words in social situations (with pretty much anyone) simply due to the fact that I know I … Read more about How Secure is Monero?
A cryptocurrency conference in New York is under fire after attendees reported feeling high, apparently after consuming marijuana-infused food without knowing that the food contained THC. The promotional materials for the $500 per ticket event held earlier in March, called Crypto Sanctum, … Read more about Cryptocurrency Event Causes Attendees to Get High
The nonpartisan White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has released a report breaking down the costs and benefits of various federal regulations. The report analyzed federal regulations considered "major" - meaning that they have $100 million or more in economic impact - over a ten … Read more about OMB Issues Report on Costs and Benefits of Federal Regulations
A bill has been introduced in Colorado that would allow for some significant changes to the cannabis business industry in the state, allowing for increased opportunities for investment in marijuana businesses in the state. The bill, HB18-1101, "Concerning Measures to Allow Greater Investment … Read more about HB18-1101 Would Allow Marijuana Businesses to Have Publicly Traded Owners
It now appears that the Trump administration is advancing their plan to impose stricter penalties in order to address the opioid epidemic, and may make it public as early as next Monday, when the President is scheduled to appear in New Hampshire. Among other things, the plan calls for a mandatory … Read more about President Trump Advancing Plan Which Advocates for Stronger Penalties for Drug Dealers
A Colorado-based credit union has won conditional approval to launch its business serving marijuana-related ancillary companies, advocacy groups, and charities. After more than three years of fighting in court, the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City provided The Fourth Corner Credit Union a letter … Read more about Colorado Credit Union Receives Conditional Approval for Cannabis-Related Banking
The Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA) issued a new set of guidelines today that outline how it will respond to inquiries from Initial Coin Offering (ICO) organizers using financial market legislation, providing some clarity for those who choose to participate in … Read more about FINMA Releases ICO Guidelines, Provides Clarity for Participants