Protecting Personal Identifying Information In Colorado – The Rules Have Changed By Lauren M. Collins, Esq., Burns, Figa & Will, P.C. & Jeremy Schupbach, Director, Legislative Relations, Colorado Bar Association On September 1, 2018, Colorado House Bill 18-1128 (“HB 1128”) went into effect. HB 1128 essentially heightens Colorado covered entities’ obligations to implement plans to […]

The Business Law Section of the Colorado Bar Association recognizes that many of its members and other lawyers actively participate in the process of improving the business laws of the State of Colorado by working together to draft business legislation, help other lawyers understand and practice business law, and promote high standards of professionalism for […]

Amendments to Mandatory Continuing Education Rules The ‘65’ Exemption Becomes the ‘72’ Exemption1 By Herrick K. Lidstone, Jr. Burns, Figa & Will, P.C. Greenwood Village, Colorado Under existing (soon to be repealed) Rule 260.5 of the Colorado Rules of Civil Procedure, “[a]ny attorney shall be exempt from the minimum educational requirements set forth in [Rules […]

Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Estate/Gift Tax Changes By Shelley Thompson and Lauren Collins On January 1, 2018, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (the “Jobs Act”) became effective, which made significant changes to the federal tax code. Significantly, for estate planning purposes, beginning with deaths occurring and gifts given after January 1, 2018, the […]

The fall conference will cover The Future of Environmental Management in Colorado – Challenges, Big Ideas, and Solutions for the 21st Century on Tuesday, October 10th   7:30am – 6:00pm , at Bud Light Champions Club at Sports Authority Field at Mile High. Scott will be speaking about “Process and Options for Closure of Low Risk Sites with Ground […]

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New Rules Under The Colorado Securities Act Now Effective By Herrick K. Lidstone, Jr., Burns, Figa & Will, P.C. Introduction The Colorado Securities Act, found at C.R.S. § 11-51-101 et seq. (the “CSA”), is administered by the Securities Commissioner (C.R.S. § 11-51-701) subject to the oversight of the Colorado Securities Board (C.R.S. § 11-51-702.5(4). The […]

Burns, Figa and Will, P.C. is a proud sponsor of Grace’s Race 5k. On Sunday, May 7th, a team of Burns Figa & Will lawyers, staff, spouses and friends participated in the fifth annual edition of this race.  Grace is a pediatric cancer survivor who partners with the Morgan Adams Foundation to raise money for […]

Herrick Lidstone has published 23 papers on the Social Science Research Network. His most recent publication is a paper in process for a CLE presentation entitled “Business Law Litigators Should Know.”  SSRN’s eLibrary provides 726,225 research papers from 335,176 researchers across 30 disciplines.  Papers can be searched and downloaded without charge from SSRN’s eLibrary. On […]

Scott Clark is teaching “Environmental Law” this semester as an adjunct professor in the Civil and Environmental Engineering program at the Colorado School of Mines.  The course is designed to provide engineering students a broad background in U.S. environmental law.

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