• 05.10.23

    Startup Financing: When Is a SAFE Not So Safe?

    Startups have been raising money using the Simple Agreement for Future Equity (SAFE) since it was first introduced by Y Combinator in 2013.

  • 05.10.23

    Upcoming Regulatory Changes Associated With the End of the PHE

    At 11:59 p.m. on Thursday, May 11, 2023, the COVID-19 public health emergency declaration will conclude, more than three years after taking effect in January 2020.

  • 05.10.23

    Colorado’s Attempt to Prevent State Banks From Exporting Home State Interest Rates May Fail

    The Colorado legislature proposed HB 23-1229, which would, among other things, opt the state out of Sections 521 to 523 of the Depository Institutions Deregulation and Monetary Control Act, thereby seeking to prevent federally insured state-chartered banks from lending in Colorado at the rates ...

  • 05.04.23

    DEA Issues Statement on Continuing PHE Telehealth Prescribing Flexibilities Beyond May 11

    On May 3, the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) issued a statement from Administrator Anne Milgram on COVID-19 telemedicine flexibilities for prescribing controlled substances in which the DEA noted that it has “decided to extend the current [public health emergency (PHE)] flexibilities ...

  • 05.01.23

    DNC Policy Trips Up TCPA Defendant

    A Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) defendant’s do not call (DNC) policy was not enough to avoid potential TCPA liability, an Illinois federal court recently held.

  • 05.01.23

    Texts Seeking Real Estate Leads Don’t Constitute TCPA Solicitations

    Text messages sent to generate real estate sales leads did not qualify as telephone solicitations under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act’s (TCPA) regulations, according to a Texas federal court decision.

  • 05.01.23

    Eleventh Circuit Agrees to Rehear Notable Decision

    The Eleventh U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has agreed to an en banc review of a notable decision issued last July with respect to Article III standing for purposes of a Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) lawsuit.

  • 05.01.23

    Federal Agency Updates From NLRB, CFPB and FTC

    Federal agencies have been busy with employment-related issues recently, with the National Labor Relations Board and Consumer Financial Protection Bureau announcing an alliance to address employer surveillance, the Federal Trade Commission taking another action challenging an employer’s ...

  • 05.01.23

    New Federal Laws Protect Pregnant, Breastfeeding Workers

    Pregnant and breastfeeding workers will soon have additional rights under two new federal laws, the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act and the Providing Urgent Maternal Protections for Nursing Mothers Act.

  • 05.01.23

    California Appellate Panel Keeps Prop 22 Alive

    In the ongoing litigation over Proposition 22, California’s voter-approved ballot measure that exempted ride-sharing companies from Assembly Bill 5, a state appellate panel affirmed in part a ruling that the proposition is invalid but severed the offending provision to keep the law in effect.



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