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 Crowdfunding In Colorado Is Now Available:the Colorado Crowdfunding Act

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Crowdfunding In Colorado Is Now Available:
Let The Offerings Roll!

By Herrick K. Lidstone, Jr., Burns, Figa & Will, P.C., © 2015 Herrick K. Lidstone, Jr.
House Bill 2015-1246, the Colorado Crowdfunding Act (“CF Act”), became effective August 5, 2015. The CF Act added C.R.S. § 11-51-308.5 to the Colorado Securities Act (§§ 11-51-101 et seq.) to establish an exemption ...
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Colorado’s Unjust Marijuana Ruling – NYTimes.com

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The decision shows that the only real solution to marijuana prohibition is a federal solution.

Source: Colorado’s Unjust Marijuana Ruling – NYTimes.com

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Insurance Cos Behaving Badly: State Farm Loses In CO Court of Appeals

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Colorado Court of Appeals upholds trial court decision and jury verdict against State Farm for unreasonably delaying and denying payment of UIM benefits.

2015 COA 57. No. 13CA2361. Fisher v. State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Co. – May 7, 2015 – Colorado Court of Appeals Opinions.

 

 

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Garnishment of Independent Contractor Compensation

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Garnishment of Independent Contractor Compensation

by Jeffrey S. Brinen, Kutner Brinen Garber, P.C.

from Colo Bar Assn Business Law Newsletter February 2014

A Colorado case issued in September, 2013, Idaho Pacific Lumber Company, Inc. v. Celestial Land Company Limited, 2013 COA 136; 2013 Colo. App. LEXIS 1512, addressed the issue of whether compensation owed to an independent contractor constitutes “earnings” under C.R.S. §13-54.5-101(2)(a) for purposes of applying the 75% exemption in §13-54-104(2)(a)(I)(A) to a continuing writ of garnishment. The Court of Appeals reversed ...

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