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Kieran has litigated cases around the state of California, in federal district courts across the nation, in the United States Court of Appeals, and in the United States Supreme Court. He has taken and defended more than 75 depositions, including senior executives of major companies, expert witnesses, and class action representatives.

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Cannabis Businesses & Investors

Ringgenberg Law Firm advises clients on the complex and rapidly changing requirements to obtain state and local licenses to operate in the cannabis industry, and how to stay abreast of, and comply with, the emerging regulatory regime. The goal of the cannabis industry legal practice is to further California's leadership as a model for responsible operation of legalized cannabis, guided by effective licensing and regulations.

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Commercial Transaction & Advice

Kieran advises clients in negotiating and documenting business formations and transactions. His litigation work, which has included disputes involving business deals bad as well as disputes involving the fiduciary duties of directors and controlling shareholders provides critical perspective to this work to the benefit of his clients.

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In the news

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California Midterm Election RESULTS

This was a big week for weed. Californians had the deadline for public comments on the proposed final regulations from the 3 governing bodies on Monday and yesterday was the midterm elections where 4 states had cannabis on their ballots. (CONGRATS to Michigan and welcome to the rec world and also to Utah and Missouri who successfully voted for medicinal sales state-wide).

News 2

Emergency Regulations From California’s Three State Licensing Authorities Go Into Effect

On May 18, the Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC), the Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA), and the Department of Public Health (CDPH) proposed to readopt their emergency regulations. The proposed regulations included changes and clarifications to address issues raised since the emergency regulations went into effect. Our previous blog post covered the notable changes and clarifications in the proposed regulations.

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California's Three State Licensing Authorities Propose Updated Emergency Regulations

Last week, the Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC), the Department of Food and Agriculture (CFDA), and the Department of Public Health (CDPH) proposed updated emergency regulations for California cannabis businesses that would extend the emergency regulations' effect another 180 days. The notice and comment period for the regulations is scheduled to begin on May 25 when they are filed with the Office of Administrative Law (OAL). The deadline for the regulations to be approved by the OAL and filed with the Secretary of State (when they would take effect) is 10 days after that.

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Commercial Transaction & Advice

Kieran advises clients in negotiating and documenting business formations and transactions. His litigation work, which has included disputes involving business deals bad as well as disputes involving the fiduciary duties of directors and controlling shareholders provides critical perspective to this work to the benefit of his clients.

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