Federal Government Begins Going After CBD Sellers

Federal Government Begins Going After CBD Sellers

The federal government has begun filing enforcement actions against CBD companies for making health related claims. The first such suit, which seeks a temporary restraining order and preliminary injunction, suit was filed against Marc Ching, who is a California CBD marketer doing business as Whole Leaf Organics. Mr. Ching previously received a warning letter from

NCAA Board of Governors Announces Support for College Athlete Name, Image, and Likeness Compensation

NCAA Board of Governors Announces Support for College Athlete Name, Image, and Likeness Compensation

The NCAA announced today that its Board of Governors voted in support of a working group’s report and recommendations to allow NCAA college athletes to be compensated for the use of their names, images, and likenesses (“NIL”).  With this support, the three NCAA divisions will now move forward with drafting revised NIL legislative proposals for

Braden Perry Featured in an Article on the Effect of COVID-19 on the Cannabis Industry

Braden Perry Featured in an Article on the Effect of COVID-19 on the Cannabis Industry

Cannabis industries are less likely to benefit from the stimulus package funding from COVID-19, due to its current legal status. In an article on HortiBiz.com, Braden Perry discusses some potential options for cannabis industries to gain assistance during this pandemic. Cannabis is still considered a Schedule 1 narcotic, which is why they are deemed ineligible

Braden Perry Highlighted in Article on the Cannabis Industry’s Use of Blockchain

Braden Perry Highlighted in Article on the Cannabis Industry’s Use of Blockchain

Cannabis Dispensary Magazine’s recent article “Is the Cannabis Industry Ready for Blockchain”, features Braden Perry discussing the basics of understanding Blockchain. With the recent rise of popularity in Blockchain, you may  soon see applications in the cannabis industry. “Cannabis attorney Braden Perry, partner at Kansas City, Mo., law firm Kennyhertz Perry, helps companies implement novel

Braden Perry Featured in Kansas City Business Journal Article on Financial Fraud During COVID-19

Braden Perry Featured in Kansas City Business Journal Article on Financial Fraud During COVID-19

Kansas City Business Journal interviewed Braden Perry in the article “Businesses Beware: Financial Fraud is on the Rise“, discussing an upswing in financial fraud in Kansas City while more people are working from home. People’s home internet networks are likely not as secure as their office network. Frauds are being committing through email communication, and

Braden Perry Interviewed on Marijuana-Related Businesses in Thrive Global

Braden Perry Interviewed on Marijuana-Related Businesses in Thrive Global

Thrive Global is a website designed to advice Marijuana-Related Businesses (“MRB’s”) on up and coming technology advances, such as Blockchain. Kennyhertz Perry partner, Braden Perry, is an expert in representing clients in MRB’s.  Perry shares his story, and his expertise in counseling MRB clients as investors, on the financial side, financial institutions and innovation in

Florida and Colorado Pass College Athlete Name, Image, and Likeness Bills; NCAA Says its Timeline for Proposing Changes to its Bylaws is Still on Track

Florida and Colorado Pass College Athlete Name, Image, and Likeness Bills; NCAA Says its Timeline for Proposing Changes to its Bylaws is Still on Track

Although the coronavirus has forced state legislatures to focus on bigger issues, bills in Colorado and Florida that will allows college athletes in those states to profit from their names, images, and likenesses (NILs) continued to move forward. In Colorado, the governor signed that state’s NIL bill into law on March 20, 2020.  The state

Braden Perry Discusses The Consumer Data Privacy and Security Act In the Washington Examiner

Braden Perry Discusses The Consumer Data Privacy and Security Act In the Washington Examiner

The Consumer Data Privacy and Security Act is a bill by Kansas Republican Sen. Jerry Moran, one of the many privacy bills in Congress right now. If the bill is passed, it would add 440 employees to the FTC’s 1,000-plus workforce. Kennyhertz Perry partner, Braden Perry, is featured in a Washington Examiner article discussing Moran’s

Mit Winter’s Analysis of NAIA Proposal to Allow College Athletes to be Paid for Endorsement Deals is Discussed in Athletic Business Article

Mit Winter’s Analysis of NAIA Proposal to Allow College Athletes to be Paid for Endorsement Deals is Discussed in Athletic Business Article

An Athletic Business article quotes highlights from Mit Winter’s blog post on the NAIA’s recent proposal to allow NAIA college athletes to be paid for the use of their name, image and likeness (NIL). “Kennyhertz Perry suggests that the NAIA proposal goes further — by allowing NAIA athletes to be paid for the use of

NAIA Proposes Amendments to  its Bylaws That Will Allow College Athletes to Be Paid for Endorsing Products and Making Appearances

NAIA Proposes Amendments to its Bylaws That Will Allow College Athletes to Be Paid for Endorsing Products and Making Appearances

While the NCAA moves slowly toward proposing bylaws that would allow college athletes to be compensated for the use of their names, images, and likenesses (“NILs”), another major college athletics governing body, the NAIA, has already released a proposal of its own.  And not only has the NAIA moved faster than the NCAA, its proposal