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Cannabis conundrum: Court has vacated 2018 decision on licensing — so, what now?

There is strong support in the state for a cannabis industry for both medicinal and recreational use. Despite this, the industry continues to struggle to move forward. Legislators in both the Senate and Assembly have...

At McCarter & English, record revenues and pro bono hours go hand-in-hand

The leaders of McCarter & English can talk about how the firm had record revenue … talk about how its ability to quickly transition to online law and pivot its services to COVID solutions...

Riker Danzig’s Klele on why Trump-era rule proposals remain on pause

Will drug makers be barred from giving rebates to pharmacy benefit managers and insurers? (See rule here.) Will certain federally qualified health centers be required to pass along insulin and EpiPen discounts to low-income patients...

If restaurant can’t serve food, does it have to pay rent?

Restaurants have to use their place of business for the obvious: eating and drinking. It's often written into the language of leases with landlords. But, what happens when a state government, concerned about the...

For Torcicollo, a unique journey to top spot at Gibbons

Pete Torcicollo, the new managing director at Gibbons P.C., is the first to admit he’s had an unusual journey to the top spot of one of the top law firms in the state and...

N.J. Supreme Court strengthens pardon power of governor — in case joined by 9...

It’s not every day that you get every former living governor of New Jersey to agree on an issue — and agree to file an amicus brief in a case. That was just one of...

Rutgers Law’s Newark co-dean Lopez to step down; vice dean to serve in interim

Rutgers Law School co-Dean David Lopez, who oversees the school in Newark, will step down from his post as of June 30, the school announced this week. Lopez, who became co-dean in 2018, will remain...

Record profits and partner payouts at McCarter & English

McCarter & English has achieved another year of record growth — with profits per equity partner reaching $1.152 million, an increase of over 23% from the previous year. Executive Committee Chairman Joe Lubertazzi Jr., Firmwide...

Newark official Taiwo joins Gibbons as director in Real Property Group

Bisola Taiwo, the assistant director and chief of staff for Newark’s Department of Economic and Housing Development, will join Gibbons P.C. as a director in its Real Property Group. At Gibbons, director is the term...

Why HIPAA rules do not apply to business in most COVID-19 cases

A common question from clients in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic is if and how HIPAA applies to them, and whether they are permitted under HIPAA to use or disclose information with respect...

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Save the date! ROI-NJ’s Champions of the C-Suite gala is coming Dec. 4

At the ROI-NJ “Champions of the C-Suite” gala, ROI-NJ will recognize and celebrate the achievements of the state’s top leaders in business, as featured...

Montclair-based Sitetracker selected for large-scale rollout of hundreds of EV charging stations in U.K. 

Sitetracker, a Montclair-based leader in deployment operations management, recently announced that U.K.-based Evyve, an expanding electric vehicle charging company, has selected it to help...

Ocean Power Technologies signs agreement with AltaSea to advance wave power projects

Monroe Township-based Ocean Power Technologies recently announced it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with AltaSea at the Port of Los Angeles. The joint...

Atlantic City’s Baltic Avenue Canal being rebuilt to meet needs of future

Construction is underway on a major infrastructure project in Atlantic City, designed for stormwater management in the city’s neighborhoods, according to a recent announcement...

Pallone secures $1.25M for Alberta Lake Environmental Cleanup and Restoration Project in Neptune 

U.S. Rep. Frank Pallone recently secured $1.25 million in Community Project Funding for the Alberta Lake Environmental Cleanup and Restoration Project in Neptune Township....