Carbon Consciousness – Raising certified finance with carbon credits

As carbon control efforts around the world intensify, there is increasing focus on the development of marketable voluntary carbon credit markets. Although several Asian countries have yet to establish them, emissions trading markets are well developed in other parts of the world and voluntary trading of carbon credits has been underway for many years. Given … Read more

Trade secrets, ET and ITC

The US International Trade Commission (ITC) has broad powers to issue exclusion orders barring the importation of goods that have infringed or misappropriated the IP rights of complainants. Moreover, ITCs in rem Statutory misappropriation allows for the prohibition of importation of products modified by trade secret misappropriation, even if the misappropriation is extraterritorial (ET) and … Read more

Investors and senators see an opportunity in the Florida insurance crisis

TALLAHASSEE – When Floridians shop for homeowners insurance policies next year, they may find several new companies offering coverage. Including one company backed by a state senator. Investors see opportunity in Florida’s depressed insurance market, lured by new laws that make it harder to sue insurance companies and raise premiums in the country. Current and … Read more

DOJ sues analytics company to facilitate information sharing

The U.S. Department of Justice’s (DOJ) Antitrust Division has filed a complaint in the first enforcement action based on the sharing of competitive information since it repealed its data-sharing guidelines earlier this year.1At AgriStats, an analytics company that compiles, aggregates and disseminates data among competing meat processors. On September 28, 2023, the complaint, filed in … Read more

Galloway Council approves 1st cannabis trade deal

GALLOWAY TOWNSHIP — For the first time since New Jersey allowed recreational cannabis businesses, the city council voted Tuesday to enter into a memorandum of understanding with a marijuana farmer and producer. Michigan-based Grasshopper Farms, an indoor cannabis grower, is owned by Duane K. and Pamela DeMarre at 219 S. It will develop on about … Read more