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

KO Expands Data Privacy and Security Practice, Adds Industry Expert

Chris Achatz brings deep industry expertise and GDPR experience to KO’s growing privacy practice DENVER (May 22, 2018) — Koenig, Oelsner, Taylor, Schoenfeld, & Gaddis, PC (KO) has expanded its data privacy and security practice with the addition of attorney and data privacy expert Chris Achatz. “A growing number of…

GDPR: Few Companies Expected to be Ready for Friday’s Deadline

May 21, 2018 – The EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) deadline is this Friday, May 25. According to the GDPR, if you market products and services online or direct sales to EU residents, you must comply, but research shows that 60 percent of companies are unlikely to meet Friday’s deadline.…

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

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

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

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.

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

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.

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…