The Association for Continuing Legal Education (ACLEA), an international continuing legal education organization, awarded Colorado Bar Association CLE (CBA-CLE) with the Award of Outstanding Achievement in the publication category for its business law book Limited Liability Companies and Partnerships in Colorado by Attorneys Herrick Lidstone, Jr. and Allen Sparkman. “Attorneys Herrick Lidstone, Jr. and Allen […]

COMPARISON OF THE COLORADO UNIFORM TRADE SECRETS ACT AND THE DEFEND TRADE SECRETS ACT

New DOL Rule for Overtime Pay

The federal Fair Labor Standards Act (the “FLSA”) has governed the relationship between employers and employees since enacted in 1938 including establishing the 40 hour work week and a minimum hourly wage. It also governs when employees must be paid overtime. The FLSA and the rules interpreting the statute set forth three tests to determine […]

Herrick Lidstone will be a speaker today, at the Colorado Bar Association’s 2016 Legislative Update co-sponsored by the Business, Tax, Real Estate, and Estate and Trust Law Sections.  Herrick will be providing the legislative update for the Business Law Section.  Among other things, during the 2016 session of the Colorado General Assembly, Herrick has testified […]

Herrick Lidstone will be a speaker on June 8, 2016, at the Colorado Bar Association’s 2016 Legislative Update co-sponsored by the Business, Tax, Real Estate, and Estate and Trust Law Sections.  Herrick will be providing the legislative update for the Business Law Section.  Among other things, during the 2016 session of the Colorado General Assembly, […]

Crowdfunding Amendments – H.B. 16-1049

Crowdfunding Amendments – H.B. 16-1049 By: Herrick K. Lidstone, Jr., Burns, Figa & Will, P.C. The 2015 General Assembly adopted, and Governor Hickenlooper signed, the Colorado Crowdfunding Act (adding § 11-51-308.5 to the Colorado Securities Act). The Securities Commissioner adopted rules to implement the Colorado Crowdfunding Act (“CCFA”) before its effective date (August 1, 2015), […]

Ethics Rules Lawyers Should Remember

ETHICS RULES LAWYERS SHOULD REMEMBER 2015-2016 UPDATE1 By Herrick K. Lidstone, Jr. Burns, Figa & Will, P.C. Greenwood Village, CO The Colorado Rules of Professional Conduct (the “Colo. RPC”), the comments to the Colo. RPC, and the interpretations provided by the courts and the Ethics Committee of the Colorado Bar Association govern lawyers practicing law […]

By Herrick K. Lidstone, Jr. Burns, Figa & Will, P.C. Greenwood Village, Colorado The CBA’s Real Estate Law Section Executive Council has proposed amendments to C.R.S. § 38-34-105 which have been supported by the Executive Council of the Business Law Section, and endorsed by the CBA’s Legislative Policy Committee. On January 8, 2015, Senator Beth […]

By: Steve M. Nagy, Esq. and Katherine E. McAuley, Esq. In 2013, the City of Longmont banned hydraulic fracturing, and the City of Fort Collins enacted a 5-year moratorium on the practice. The Colorado Oil and Gas Association (“COGA”) challenged these ordinances in Boulder and Larimer County district court, with the Colorado Oil and Gas […]

Herrick Lidstone was quoted in the Boulder Daily Camera in an article about crowdfunding. Herrick recently published a paper that discusses state crowdfunding pursuant to the federal intrastate securities exemption generally, the law as adopted in Colorado, and the rulemaking required to implement the Colorado Crowdfunding Act. Read the paper here.

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