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The KO team is always tracking and making news across various practice areas and key industries. See the latest below.

Calif. Employee-Contractor Ruling Holds Big Implications for Employers, Gig Workers

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  • May 20, 2018

The California Supreme Court raised the bar on the definition of independent contractor last month when it unanimously adopted a new legal standard for distinguishing between employees and independent contractors – also known as gig workers. An estimated 12.5 million workers – just over 8 percent of the U.S. workforce –…

KO Client BDS Analytics closes $3.5 Million Funding

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  • May 17, 2018

BDS Analytics, a cannabis market intelligence company based out of Boulder, closed a $3.5 Million Series B Funding round. BDS’s GreenEdge software tracks sales and allows BDS to genereate actionable insights pulled from dispensary point-of sale systems.  For more information, check out the BizWest article here.

KO Client Retailer Web Services Secures Investment from Nationwide Marketing Group

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  • April 30, 2018

KO client Retailer Web Services (RWS), the industry leader in website and sales solutions for independent retailers of appliances, mattresses, and furniture, recently secured an investment from Nationwide Marketing Group. KO served as legal counsel to RWS on this transaction, and helped to negotiate the terms of this strategic partnership.…

June 29, 2018: Missing this deadline could cost you $25,000 or more.

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  • April 30, 2018

Do you know if your company needs to file with the Bureau of Economic Analysis?  If your company buys or sells services outside of the U.S., you may need to make a filing with the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA). Most companies are not aware of a mandatory survey conducted…

Big Brands Seek to Capitalize on Plant-Based Beverage and Snack Trends

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  • April 30, 2018

The buzz at this year’s premier natural foods trade show, Expo West, included talk about increasingly popular plant-based beverages as well as meatless, dairy-free and protein-packed snacks. KO partner Jennifer Rosenthal and attorney Samantha Pjesky attended the show, as they keep a close eye on trends in the industry and…

We’ve Moved! But not very far.

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  • April 30, 2018

KO’s Denver office has moved into a new space in the adjacent South Tower of Denver Place. Effective May 1, KO’s Denver office address is 999 18th Street, South Tower, Suite 1740, Denver, CO 80202. Our new office, located just across the lobby from our current office, features more space for our…

KO’s SaaS Experience Stands Out at SaaStr Annual Conference

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  • March 21, 2018

KO partners Ben Oelsner and Dan Fredrickson recently attended the SaaStr Annual conference in San Francisco where they met with a number SaaS companies to discuss ways they could improve and streamline their contracting with customers. Ben and Dan counseled companies on how to navigate the contracting process to close SMB and enterprise deals…

KO Client Left Hand Robotics Launches SnowBot Pro

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  • March 21, 2018

KO client Left Hand Robotics recently launched the SnowBot Pro, the world’s first self-driving, commercial class, snow-clearing robot, with pilot customers across North America. KO represented Left Hand Robotics with its formation and financing and continues to handle its general corporate and commercial legal work. Check out the state-of-the-art, GPS-navigated…