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Butler Sparks advises public and private clients in a variety of corporate transactions, including securities offerings, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, private equity transactions, business entity formation, financing transactions, and corporate reorganizations. He counsels publicly traded clients on a variety of securities law compliance matters including ’34 Act reporting and debt and equity offerings. Butler also assists publicly traded firms with a host of corporate governance-related issues, including compliance with stock exchange listing standards.

Coverage for Cannabis? How Cannabis’s Legal Limbo Affects Property Insurance PoliciesA recent federal court of appeals’ decision raises interesting questions for all policyholders, particularly commercial and residential landlords with tenants that grow, possess, and/or distribute cannabis, even where it is legal to do so under state law.

In K.V.G. Properties, Inc. v. Westfield Ins. Co., decided by the United States Court of Appeals for