Protecting Personal Identifying Information In Colorado – The Rules Have Changed

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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 Read More
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Amendments to Mandatory Continuing Education Rules By Herrick K. Lidstone, Jr.

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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 Burns, Figa & Will, P.C. Greenwood Village, Colorado Under existing (soon to be repealed) Rule 260.5 of the Colorado Rules of Civil Procedure, “[a]ny attorney shall be exempt from the minimum educational requirements set forth in [Rules Read More
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Rome v. HEI Resources, Inc., The Continuing Saga of Joint Venture Interests Subject to Colorado Securities Act Regulation by Herrick Lidstone, Jr. and Amy Fliam

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Rome v. HEI Resources, Inc., The Continuing Saga of Joint Venture Interests Subject to Colorado Securities Act Regulation By Herrick K. Lidstone, Jr. Amy Fliam Colorado federal and state courts have considered whether joint venture interests offered to participants for oil and gas development are securities subject to regulation under federal and state securities laws Read More
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Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Estate/Gift Tax Changes

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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 Read More
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Is Confidentiality Lost in Email? By Herrick K. Lidstone, Jr.

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Attorney–Client Privilege and the Work Product Doctrine Is Confidentiality Lost in Email? By HERRICK K. LIDSTONE, JR. Electronic mail communications are a fact of life. There is no getting around this benefit and burden. Yet the careless use of email devices and networks by both attorneys and clients risks the loss of confidentiality and other Read More
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New Rules Under The Colorado Securities Act Now Effective by Herrick K. Lidstone, Jr.

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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 Read More
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SECURITIES EXEMPTIONS – AMENDED AND REINTERPRETED’

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SECURITIES EXEMPTIONS –   AMENDED AND REINTERPRETED’ AMENDMENTS TO RULE 504 AND INTRASTATE OFFERINGS NEW INTERPRETATIONS OF RULE 701 AND RULE 144(d) By Herrick K. Lidstone, Jr. Burns, Figa & Will, P.C. November 22, 2016   On October 26, 2016, The Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) adopted rules 2 that: Amended Rule 504 of Regulation Read More
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