JD Supra Corporate Brief: Marijuana Industry Banks, Moldy Washing Machines, Deferred Prosecution Agreements, Foreign Sanctions Evaders

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The bottom line? Banks should think twice before doing business with a marijuana-related business… (Jay Baris and Oliver Ireland at Morrison & Foerster)

Injury or no injury, consumers are free to join class action lawsuits against Whirlpool and Sears, Roebuck over moldy washing machines… (John Beisner, Jessica Miller, Jordan Schwartz, and Geoffrey Wyatt at Skadden Arps)

UK authorities have another arrow in their quiver for fighting corporate fraud, corruption and money laundering… (Caroline Black, Neil Gerrard, Jonathan Pickworth, and Anneka Randhawa at Dechert)

Doing business outside the US? Make sure you’re not dealing with a foreign sanctions evader… (Rich Matheny at Goodwin Procter)

The Cybersecurity Framework is moving into the implementation phase… (Norma Krayem at Patton Boggs)

Yes, the time to update your insider trading policy is now… (King & Spalding)

If the competition’s CEO trash-talks your company on Twitter, you may be able to sue… (Stephen Bychowski at Foley Hoag)

Small employers get an extra year to comply with the Employer Mandate. So what do large employers get? (Aimee Dreiss and Timothy Stanton at Ogletree Deakins)

Worried your trade secrets will get out if you let the government go after the thief? (James Freedman and Robert Isackson at Orrick)

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