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House Passes SAFE Banking Act
The U.S. House of Representatives passed the Secure and Fair Enforcement Banking Act of 2019 ("SAFE Banking Act") by a vote of 321 to 103.
United States
7 Oct 2019
DEA Will Increase Number Of DEA-Registered Marijuana Manufacturers Following "Unprecedented" Pool Of Applicants
The DOJ Drug Enforcement Administration ("DEA") issued Notices of Application by about 30 entities that seek to become registered as bulk manufacturers of marijuana.
United States
29 Aug 2019
OFAC Sanctions China-Based Drug Trafficking Organization
OFAC designated the China-based Zheng Drug Trafficking Organization ("Zheng DTO") and Chinese nationals Zheng Fujing and Yan Xiaobing
26 Aug 2019
Democratic Lawmakers Introduce Cannabis Legislation
Democratic lawmakers introduced two separate bills that would, among other things, reschedule cannabis under the Controlled Substances Act and increase funding for research.
United States
8 Aug 2019
Senate Banking Committee Considers Testimony On Safe Banking Act
The U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs considered testimony on the Secure and Fair Enforcement ("SAFE") Banking Act
United States
31 Jul 2019
FinCEN Finds More Banks And Credit Unions Accepting Cannabis Businesses
The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network ("FinCEN") found that more banks and credit unions have been accepting cannabis businesses since 2018.
United States
9 Jul 2019
Governors Call On Congress To Pass Cannabis Safe Harbor For Financial Institutions
Governors from across the United States and its territories urged Congress to pass legislation to allow banks in states that permit medical or adult-use cannabis to legally operate.
United States
1 Jul 2019
AGs Call For Cannabis Safe Harbor For Financial Institutions
A bipartisan group of Attorneys General from thirty-three states and five U.S. territories urged Congress to establish a safe harbor for financial institutions providing services to state-licensed cannabis businesses.
United States
21 May 2019
ABA Supports The SAFE Banking Act Of 2019
The American Bankers Association (the "ABA") expressed support for the Secure and Fair Enforcement Banking Act ("SAFE Banking Act") of 2019.
United States
3 May 2019
DOJ To Accept Cole Memorandum For Now
At a Senate Appropriations Committee hearing on the FY 2020 budget request for the DOJ, Attorney General William Barr described the current state of interaction between state and federal law with respect to marijuana.
United States
29 Apr 2019
Cadwalader Attorneys Consider Proposed Congressional Legislation On Cannabis Finance
The House Financial Services Committee voted to advance a revised version of the Secure and Fair Enforcement Banking Act of 2019 (the "SAFE Act").
United States
26 Apr 2019
Cannabis Finance - SAFE In The STATES And Maybe Beyond?
Will 2019 be the year that federal lawmakers block U.S. law enforcement and regulatory agencies from enforcing marijuana prohibitions in states where marijuana is legal
United States
25 Apr 2019
Lawmakers Reintroduce Companion STATES Act To Clarify Cannabis Treatment Under Federal Law
Late last week, a bipartisan team of lawmakers reintroduced the Strengthening the Tenth Amendment Through Entrusting States Act (the "STATES Act") in the Senate and House of Representatives.
United States
23 Apr 2019
Cadwalader Attorneys Discuss AML Developments Affecting Cannabis, Crypto And Broker-Dealers
On March 27, 2019, Cadwalader presented a webinar on recent anti-money laundering ("AML") developments affecting cannabis businesses, broker-dealers, blockchain transactions and draft legislation.
United States
16 Apr 2019
Cannabis Firm To Acquire Distributor In Large Public Company Acquisition
A Chicago-based cannabis-producing firm, Cresco Labs Inc., will acquire all of the issued and outstanding shares of Origin House ...
United States
16 Apr 2019
House Financial Services Committee Sends SAFE Banking Act To House For Vote
By a 45-15 vote, the House Financial Services Committee approved the Secure and Fair Enforcement Banking Act of 2019 (the "SAFE Banking Act").
United States
10 Apr 2019
House Financial Services Committee Considers Cannabis Exemption Under SAFE Banking Act
The House Financial Services Committee considered an amendment to the Secure and Fair Enforcement Banking Act of 2019 (the "SAFE Banking Act") ...
United States
9 Apr 2019
Cadwalader Unveils Cannabis Finance Topic Page (Video)
Cadwalader Cabinet launched the Cannabis Finance Topic Page to help financial institutions stay abreast of the rapidly evolving area of cannabis-related banking and investment.
United States
4 Apr 2019
House Financial Services Subcommittee Considers Banking Services For Cannabis Businesses
The House Financial Services Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Financial Institutions (the "Committee") held a hearing on access to banking services for cannabis-related businesses.
United States
22 Feb 2019
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