• Oct 18 2021

    High-lights: A Look at Personal Use Cannabis Rules Adopted by CRC 10.18.2021New Jersey Law Journal (reprinted with permission)
    This New Jersey Law Journal article written by Wilentz Shareholder Lisa Gora and attorney Zachary Windham examines the Personal Use Cannabis Rules, issued on Aug. 19, 2021 by the Cannabis Regulatory Commission, to regulate the recreational cannabis industry in New Jersey.

  • Sep 15 2021

    Drafting Construction Contracts During And Post-Pandemic: It’s No Time For A “Jersey Contract” – Part Two 09.15.2021New Jersey Builders Association Dimensions Magazine
    The second part of a two-part series written by Dan Kluska and Don Taylor for New Jersey Builders Association Dimensions Magazine Summer 2021 Edition, "Drafting Construction Contracts During And Post-Pandemic: It’s No Time For A “Jersey Contract” – Part Two" focuses on construction contract provisions addressing price escalation and substitution of goods, health and safety requirements, and indemnification provisions during and post-pandemic. 

  • Aug 16 2021

    A Guide to Private Equity Investment in Health Care 08.16.2021This article written by Wilentz Shareholders Grace Mack and Michael Schaff takes a deep dive into the legal and practical issues that a health care entity would want to consider when weighing a potential private equity investment transaction, including business models, state law restrictions and COVID-19 considerations.

  • Jul 23 2021

    Constitutional Challenges to Pot Licensing Residency Requirements: Will They Impact NJ? 07.23.2021New Jersey Law Journal (reprinted with permission)
    This New Jersey Law Journal article written by Wilentz Shareholder Lisa Gora and Pashman Stein attorney Chirali Patel discusses the issues underpinning two recent lawsuits brought against Missouri and Maine by non-resident applicants seeking cannabis licensure in states with durational residency requirements, and explores the potential impact on the emerging regulatory framework and adult use market being established in New Jersey.

  • Jul 08 2021

    New Jersey’s Framework for Social Equity Within the Adult-Use Recreational Cannabis Industry 07.08.2021New Jersey Law Journal (reprinted with permission)
    This New Jersey Law Journal article written by Wilentz Shareholder Lisa Gora and Pashman Stein attorney Chirali Patel discusses the framework for social equity that New Jersey’s recreational cannabis industry creates by examining the microbusiness license and operating microbusinesses in “impact zones.”

  • Jun 14 2021

    Municipalities Face Deadline on Whether to Permit Recreational Cannabis Operations 06.14.2021New Jersey Law Journal (reprinted with permission)
    Wilentz shareholder Lisa Gora and Jordan Asch, Esq. examine the imminent deadline municipalities face to permit or prohibit recreational cannabis operations in the article they co-wrote, “Municipalities Face Deadline on Whether to Permit Recreational Cannabis Operations.” The pending regulatory framework from the Cannabis Regulatory Commission has caused municipalities to seek guidance from counsel as well as the NJ State League of Municipalities.

  • Jun 09 2021

    The Emerge Tax Credit Program: New Caps, More Benefit to State and Enhanced Regulatory Oversight 06.09.2021The fifth in a series of articles written by Wilentz attorneys about the New Jersey Economic Recovery Act incentive programs, “The Emerge Tax Credit Program: New Caps, More Benefit to State and Enhanced Regulatory Oversight,” takes a deep dive into the successor program to the expired Grow NJ program, aimed at offering tax benefits to employers in high-priority industries and targeted locations. Read it to learn how the Grow NJ Program has been overhauled and replaced under the Economic Recovery Act through the newly-established Emerge Program, and what applicants would want to know about program incentives, eligibility and ongoing requirements.

  • May 07 2021

    New Jersey’s Innovation Evergreen Fund – Harnessing Venture Capital Firms to Serve as Catalysts for Development of High Growth Businesses In Targeted Industries Located In Planning Area 1 and NJOZs 05.07.2021The fourth in a series of articles written by Wilentz attorneys exploring the various programs of the New Jersey Economic Recovery Act of 2020, "New Jersey’s Innovation Evergreen Fund – Harnessing Venture Capital Firms to Serve as Catalysts for Development of High Growth Businesses In Targeted Industries Located In Planning Area 1 and NJOZs" discusses how the New Jersey Economic Development Authority can allocate funding to venture firms to make investments of capital in high growth, targeted industry businesses with less than 250 employees.

  • Apr 30 2021

    A Closer Look at the Legislation to Decriminalize Marijuana in New Jersey 04.30.2021New Jersey Law Journal (reprinted with permission)
    Wilentz lawyers Darren Gelber and Lisa Gora take a deep dive into the “New Jersey Cannabis Regulatory, Enforcement Assistance, and Marketplace Modernization Act” signed into law by Governor Murphy on February 22, 2021. In their article titled “A Closer Look at the Legislation to Decriminalize Marijuana in New Jersey,” published by the New Jersey Law Journal, they discuss New Jersey’s decriminalization of recreational use of marijuana and offer clear guidance on the law for attorneys, law enforcement, and the public.

  • Apr 22 2021

    Development Gap-Financing Under The Aspire Program 04.22.2021The third in a series of articles written by Wilentz attorneys exploring the various programs of the New Jersey Economic Recovery Act of 2020, "Development of Gap-Financing Under the Aspire Program" discusses details concerning program requirements that applicants considering Aspire need to know.

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