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Closing M&A Deals in the “New Normal” Image

Closing M&A Deals in the “New Normal”

Today, many have the misperception that M&A deals aren’t getting done because of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, or that the only deals closing are distressed deals that are unfavorable to the seller. But there’s more to the story. While we have seen a shift from a seller-favorable market to a…

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What Every Entrepreneur Should Know About When to Use a Corporate Lawyer

Entrepreneurs are often reluctant to spend money on legal expertise during an economic downturn. However, history shows that downturns can be an ideal time to invest in your business and its long-term prospects by focusing on a couple of critical legal items while simultaneously not sweating some of the smaller…

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KO’s Data Privacy Practice Expands with Attorney Erin Locker

Koenig, Oelsner, Taylor, Schoenfeld & Gaddis PC (KO Law Firm) has announced the expansion of its commercial and data privacy and security practices with the addition of attorney and data privacy expert Erin Locker. Erin joins KO Law Firm following several years at two international law firms. Erin’s practice focuses…

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How Businesses Can Navigate Top Legal Issues During COVID-19

Businesses are facing significant challenges and uncertainty in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. Several new laws provide relief for businesses and employees, but businesses must still consider pre-existing legal and contractual factors during the current circumstances. The following guide gives businesses a solid foundation for navigating some of the most common…

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New Year, New Vacation Policy? What Colorado Employers Need to Know

In a tight labor market, it’s often the benefits and perks that help employers compete for talent. One key benefit an employer must consider is vacation. Should vacation be offered, and if so, how much and how should it be structured? What’s the real value of vacation to employees and…

KO Client BIGR Ventures Leads $3 Million Series A for CBD Supplement Company RE Botanicals Image

KO Client BIGR Ventures Leads $3 Million Series A for CBD Supplement Company RE Botanicals

KO client BIGR Ventures, one of the first institutional investors to invest in a CBD company, recently invested $3 million in a Series A round into RE Botanicals, a CBD supplement company. The CBD market in the U.S. is estimated to grow to $16 billion by 2025. KO partner Jennifer Rosenthal and Samantha…

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Front Range Biosciences Growing Cannabis and Hemp Cloning Operations

As cannabis and hemp operations continue to grow in size and scale, KO client Front Range Biosciences has recently closed a $10 million Series A funding round. The deal, supported by KO team members Jennifer Rosenthal, Ryan Sykora and Krystal Rushton, will help the leader in cannabis, hemp and coffee…

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KO client Canopy Boulder Launches Venture Fund

KO client Canopy, an accelerator and venture-capital firm for startups ancillary to the cannabis industry, is launching Canopy Ventures I, a $50 million venture fund for growth-stage companies. KO represented Canopy in connected with the formation of the fund and serves as legal counsel for Canopy and a significant number…