Finally it’s arrived!

I appreciate that many of you wouldn’t have slept much last night, waiting in eager anticipation for today’s AWIR and a succinct commentary on the Government’s recently released discussion document titled ‘Design of the interest limitation rule and additional bright-line rules’. Well, I’ve managed to read through the lengthy 144 pages, although I started to […]

Howard K. KurmanPrincipal, Offit│Kurman

This Week in Real Estate: Commercial Leases — Net Leases

This Week in Real Estate continues its current series on Leases. This week, we’ll remain focused on commercial leasing and discuss the different types of net commercial leases.   The net lease is a highly adjustable commercial real estate lease. The base rent for a net lease is fixed (typically with an escalation which is set at […]

Howard K. KurmanPrincipal, Offit│Kurman

Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission Issues Updated Guidance Regarding The Production And Sale Of Edible Cannabis Products

On May 6, 2021, the Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission (“MMCC”) issued Bulletin 2021–006 providing revised rules and requirements for the manufacture and sale of edible cannabis products. The May 6, 2021 Bulletin revised and amended the MMCC’s April 9, 2021 Bulletin on the same subject.  The revised Bulletin includes updated packaging and labeling requirements and provides […]

Howard K. KurmanPrincipal, Offit│Kurman

OK at Work: Managing Remote Workplace Policies and Culture

On this week’s episode of OK at Work,  Sarah Sawyer and Russell Berger discuss how finding ways to engage, train and manage remote workers is paramount in today’s workplace. It can be easier for employment issues to go unnoticed or remain unresolved in a remote work environment, making remote work policies and thoughtful management of employees more critical than […]

Howard K. KurmanPrincipal, Offit│Kurman

North Carolina Appellate Court Rules That Restrictive Covenants More Than 30 Years Old May Be Extinguished

We first blogged about C Investments 2 v. Auger, a potentially impactful case for older communities, several months ago.  The North Carolina Court of Appeals has now rendered its opinion, which is discussed below. C Investments purchased seven lots in the Country Colony neighborhood in Mecklenburg County.  As is typical with many subdivisions in Charlotte (and […]

Howard K. KurmanPrincipal, Offit│Kurman

Offit Kurman Opens Law Office in Spartanburg, South Carolina With Leading Family Law Practitioner Ben Stevens

Firm continues to grow in the Southeast United States BETHESDA, Md. – May 18, 2021 – Offit Kurman announced today that it will open an office in Spartanburg, South Carolina, marking the opening of the firm’s second office in South Carolina. The Stevens Firm Family Law Center, and its founder Ben Stevens, bring their deep […]

Howard K. KurmanPrincipal, Offit│Kurman

Employment Practice Playbook: Client Spotlight — Heiler Painting

Heiler Painting: Tom Heiler, Founder & Sean Davies, Co-Owner Offit Kurman Labor and Employment attorney, Susie Cirilli, brings you the video series “Employment Practice Playbook: Client Spotlight.” The brief video interviews feature standout clients doing extraordinary things to help their business shine in their respective industries. Ms. Cirilli highlights business owners and leaders and allows them […]

Howard K. KurmanPrincipal, Offit│Kurman

Non-Fungible Tokens: Opportunities and Concerns Regarding Authenticity

Our recent blog posts about non-fungible tokens (“NFTs”) describe NFTs, identify what buyers obtain when they purchase NFTs and discuss how NFTs affect musical artists.  This post further explores how the issue of authenticity (or the mere perception of authenticity) creates both business opportunities and legal concerns in the emerging market for the sale of […]

Howard K. KurmanPrincipal, Offit│Kurman