Medical Marijuana and Cannabidiol Research Expansion Act

With young adults' marijuana use at an all-time high as states continue to pass legislation legalizing marijuana for medical and/or recreational use, the federal government is, at long last, taking a closer look. As we discussed in a prior blog post, cannabis reform initiatives recently made five … Read more about Medical Marijuana and Cannabidiol Research Expansion Act

Crypto and NFT Asset Security

As virtually all NFT investors do, if you have an OpenSea account then you likely had your email address leaked in late June due to a company-wide data breach. This is not the first cyber-attack on the popular NFT marketplace but is yet another reminder to investors of the vulnerabilities of online … Read more about Crypto and NFT Asset Security

RLG Joins Mona x NFT.NYC

While at NFT.NYC 2022, firm founder Dave Rodman met up with 3D world-building platform and web3 social network Mona to discuss intellectual property concerns for NFTs. In a panel titled "IP, NFTs, and the Metaverse," Dave was joined by Nixon Peabody LLP's Eliana Torres and moderated by Soul Curry … Read more about RLG Joins Mona x NFT.NYC

Investor Psychology in the Current Bear Market

During downturns of the market such as the current one, many often wonder how to identify market cycles instead of falling victim to them. In mid-June, Howard Marks, co-founder, and co-chairman of Oaktree Capital Management sat down with visiting professor of cognitive economics at the University … Read more about Investor Psychology in the Current Bear Market

NFTs & The Greater Fool Theory – Are They Related?

With NFTs becoming such a thriving sector of cryptocurrencies, some big-name billionaires disagree whether NFTs are worth all the hype they receive. In a recent interview, Bill Gates mentioned how he is not a fan of cryptocurrencies[1] and believes that NFTs are a part of a “Greater Fool theory.” … Read more about NFTs & The Greater Fool Theory – Are They Related?

NFT Summit 2022: OG NFTs Discussing Regulations & Copyright Law

Earlier this month, attorney David Rodman met with fellow industry experts Bianca Lessard (CoFounder at 0x Society, Lawyer at Renno&Co), Julian So (Group CEO of XBE), and Manfred Mantschev (Advisor, Liti Capital) to discuss the international NFT community's common regulatory questions at GDA … Read more about NFT Summit 2022: OG NFTs Discussing Regulations & Copyright Law

DeFi Talks with DeFi Dad

Hoping to provide the DeFi and Web3 industries with a review of some of the most current hazards in the space, this week, Dave Rodman sat down with DeFi Dad on the latest "DeFi Talks with DeFi Dad." Beginning with his start in crypto and securities law, Dave analyzes the specter of regulatory … Read more about DeFi Talks with DeFi Dad

RLG at ETHDenver 2022

Last month, the firm took part in the largest and longest running ETH event in the world - ETHDenver. Participating as both sponsors and as a speaker, firm founder Dave Rodman joined the multi-day summit to speak on the "Web3 and the Law: Navigating Legal Issues in DAOs, NFTs, and Blockchain" panel … Read more about RLG at ETHDenver 2022