Transactional Practice

The Value of Cannabis Patents to Cannabis Startups, National Cannabis Industry Association (November 6, 2019)

In an article for the National Cannabis Industry Association, Dr. Dariush Adli discusses the value of cannabis patents and the unique opportunity it presents to entrepreneurs, businesses, and investors to participate in this growing market. In particular, he focuses on the value of these patents and their enforceability on the federal level. To read the article, click here.…

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ADLI Cannabis Facilitates $1M Cross-Border CBD Business All-Share Transaction

ADLI’s Cannabis Group (also known as the Vice Group) was successful in representing ADLI Cannabis client, 2Rise Naturals in a $1M cross-border transaction. The deal is an all-share transaction that will result in the health and wellness food company, Gaby Inc., acquiring all issued and outstanding securities of 2Rise Naturals LLC. Additionally, the proposed sale will enhance Gaby’s portfolio…

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Your Independent Contractor is Probably Your Employee After All

On September 18, 2019, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed Assembly Bill 5 (“AB 5”) into law.  The bill sets a new standard for classifying workers throughout California, and its ramifications are sure to be felt across companies of all sizes who have used independent contractors as part of their business model.  All California business owners,…

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