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  • October 15, 2021

    5 SPACs Hit Public Markets For $875M Total

    Five special-purpose acquisition vehicles, steered by nine law firms, went public Friday after raising $875 million combined in initial public offerings, aiming to target companies for mergers in industries including technology, health care and cannabis.

  • October 15, 2021

    Pot Farm's $3.5M Blaze Damage Has Insurer Suing Over Lamp

    Trisura Specialty Insurance Co. is suing several industrial lighting companies to recoup costs it spent covering losses that a Detroit marijuana grower sustained when a burst lamp caused more than $3.5 million in fire damage to its building and contents.

  • October 14, 2021

    Mo. High Court Suspends Cannabis Advocate's Law License

    The Supreme Court of Missouri suspended the law license of a criminal defense and cannabis attorney who has led the state chapter for the legalization advocacy group NORML and served on the organization's national board.

  • October 14, 2021

    Parnas Jury Sees Barrage Of Trump-World Photos

    Jurors in the campaign finance trial of former Rudy Giuliani associate Lev Parnas and his former business partner Andrey Kukushkin on Thursday saw numerous photos of people in the case posing with former President Donald Trump and others in his orbit, pictures taken as the alleged conspirators sought political support to set up a legal cannabis business.

  • October 14, 2021

    IP Forecast: Amazon To Fight 'Jewish Stereotype' Claims

    U.S. District Judge Alan Albright next week will hear an Israeli kitchen technology startup's allegations that lawyers for Amazon played on Jewish stereotypes to bias a Texas jury into finding that the retail giant didn't infringe patents on voice-ordering technology. Here's a look at that case — plus all the other major intellectual property matters on deck in the coming week.

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