Maintaining Cannabis as a Schedule I Drug Continues to be an Increasingly Difficult Stance for the Federal Government

Federal Prohibition is Preventing Widespread and Additional Research The Mayo Clinic recently published a special edition of its Mayo Clinic Magazine, titled Medical Marijuana: The Science and Benefits.[1] It discusses how medical marijuana can be used to relieve pain, treat anxiety, and improve … Read more about Maintaining Cannabis as a Schedule I Drug Continues to be an Increasingly Difficult Stance for the Federal Government

ETHDenver 2023: Navigating Web3

At this year's ETHDenver Conference, founder and managing member Dave Rodman teamed up with Charged Particles and Bankless Ventures founder Ben Lakoff in a fireside chat on navigating Web3 safely and successfully. Starting with the most common misconceptions present with operating in the Web3 … Read more about ETHDenver 2023: Navigating Web3

BL4SG: Security, Commodity, or Fiat?

Attending the Inaugural Blockchain Law for Social Good Conference, founder David Rodman joined the "Security, Commodity, or Fiat? Designing Regulations for the Money of the Future" panel dedicated to discussing the existing and future landscape of U.S. securities laws. Assessing the obstacles … Read more about BL4SG: Security, Commodity, or Fiat?

DCentral Miami: Just DAO IT!

At this year's DCentral Miami conference, Dave Rodman spoke with fellow experts in the space on all things related to decentralized autonomous organizations ("DAOs"). Joined by Laura Cole with International Blockchain Legal LLP,¬†Moish Peltz of Falcon Rappaport & Berkman PLLC, and Commonwealth's … Read more about DCentral Miami: Just DAO IT!

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