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    Did The Legislature Grant A License To Lie To The Cannabis Industry?

    An entire division of California's Business & Professions Code is devoted to a single plant genus - Cannabis.  The official name of the division is the "Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act" aka the MAUCRSA.  Bus. & Prof. Code...

    Bus. & Prof. Code, California Securities Laws, cannabis cooperative, Corporate Securities Law, association, Business and Professions, exemption, marijuana, MAUCRSA, Section 26000, Section 26228

    Corp Fin's New Rule 701 C&DI And California's Compensation Plan Exemption

    Yesterday, Broc Romanek reported that Corp Fin has published a new C&DI addressing the permissibility of electronic delivery of disclosures under Rule 701(e).  Readers will recall that Rule 701 is an exemption from the registration requirements of...

    California Securities Laws, safeguards, exemption, Commissioner of Business Oversight, compensatory plan, Rule 260.140.46, Rule 701(e), Section 25102(o)

    California Finders Exemption Regulations Are Now Effective

    The Commissioner of Business Oversight's final regulations implementing a new exemption for finders from the broker-dealer provisions of the Corporate Securities Law took effect on June 21, 2017.  See 10 CCR §§ 260.211.4, 260.211.5, 260.211.6 and...

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    California Finders Rule May Soon Take Effect

    Nearly one year ago, the California Department of Business Oversight proposed regulations to implement the provisions of AB 667 (Wagner).  The bill, which was enacted in 2015 and took effect last year, created a new exemption from the broker-dealer...

    broker-dealer, Broker-Dealers, Seciton 11349.3, Section 11346.4, exemption, AB 667, Administrative Procedure, Administrative Procedure Act, Department of Business Oversight, finders, Office of Administrative Law

    Department Of Business Oversight Proposes Changes To Proposed Finders Rule

    Last July, the California Department of Business Oversight proposed regulations to implement the provisions of AB 667 (Wagner).  The bill, which was enacted in 2015 and took effect last year, created a new exemption from the broker-dealer...

    broker-dealer, Broker-Dealers, exemption, AB 667, Department of Business Oversight, finders

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