New Study Shows Dramatic Decline in SEC Enforcement Activity

We stray slightly from wine-law specific news here to discuss a recent study of what we think will be interesting not just to the wine industry, but to companies and investors at large.   A study released by Cornerstone Research using data from the Securities Enforcement Empirical Database maintained by Cornerstone and the NYU Pollack Center […]

Greg Walsh (1975-2017) – Memorial Celebration

It is with great sadness that Dickenson, Peatman & Fogarty announces the passing of our friend and managing partner, Greg Walsh.  Greg suffered a sudden cardiac arrest while playing in his weekly basketball game and did not recover. He was 42 years old. There will be a memorial celebration on Tuesday, November 28, 2017 from […]

Guest Post: Employers May Provide Tax-Free Relief to Employees Affected by California Wildfires Through Qualified Disaster Relief Payments

Our friends at the accounting firm of Moss Adams drafted the following information on how employers can provide tax-free qualified disaster relief payments to employees affected by the wildfires.  We thought this may be of interest to our Lex Vini readers.  On Tuesday, October 10, 2017, President Donald Trump declared the Northern California wildfires a […]

DP&F’s Alcohol Beverage Partner to Speak at Spirited International Spirits Trade Tasting & Show

Bahaneh Hobel will be one of the panelists of “Next Steps: ‘Start Me Up,’” an informative discussion on how to start or grow a distilled spirits brand. The topic will be discussed at the Spirited International Spirits Trade Tastings & Show to be held at the Sonoma County Fairgrounds, California on February 27, 2018.  This […]