Kelley Drye & Warren LLP

On August 19, 2019, the National Credit Union Administration (“NCUA”) made an economically significant change to the hemp banking landscape.  As is the case with cannabis businesses generally, hemp operations have faced considerable limitations with respect to access to traditional banking outlets due to federal prohibitions on banking activities relating to cannabis. The NCUA released interim guidance affirming that federally insured credit unions may provide financial services to legally operating hemp businesses. Specifically, credit unions…
Join Kelley Drye from 12:30 to 1:30 pm ET on Wednesday, September 11th for a detailed look at several relevant CBD topics: including the FDA’s review of a possible non-drug pathway, Prop 65 labeling considerations, transportation and false advertising litigation highlights, and an EU regulatory overview.  The webinar will feature Kelley Drye partners Kristi Wolff and Laura van der Meer from our Cannabis Law practice group and guest speaker Megan Olsen from the Council of…
In the first post-Epic Systems decision regarding arbitration agreements, the NLRB has underscored just how pro-arbitration courts and regulators have become. In Cordúa Restaurants, the Board put its stamp of approval on employers revising arbitration provisions even after employees file a claim. In doing so, employers can exercise more control as to how employees must bring their claims and—particularly, as in the case of Cordúa Restaurants, by limiting class and collective actions. FACTS In…