State residency requirements for cannabis businesses are in jeopardy following some successful challenges on constitutional grounds. As seen in Westlaw today, Joseph Cioffi, Nicole Serratore and Anna Pinna's article, “State residency rules up in smoke as cannabis industry grows,” discuss how courts have relied on the dormant Commerce Clause of the US Constitution to strike down certain ordinances...
Joseph Cioffi was quoted in a GlobalCapital article "Rental car securitization enters climate change era with Hertz-Tesla deal".
Inflation forecasts have piqued investors’ interests in adding more real estate to their portfolios, while new technologies and geographic, climate and consumer trends are driving the need for creative and alternative financing structures. Now is the time to get familiar with these arrangements as it won’t be long before they have a significant impact on the credit markets, either through...
Joseph Cioffi was mentioned in a SCI article “Securitization key to Hertz's near-fatal collapse and its resurrection“.
Joseph Cioffi was mentioned in a Consumer Reports article “Many Americans Are Overpaying for Their Car Loans“.
Joseph Cioffi was quoted in a Commercial Mortgage Alert article regarding the hurdles of bringing cannabis-related securitizations to market.
The tensions between federal and state cannabis laws continue to persist. In this article, we identify the key federal legal issues for financial institutions and lenders when working with state-legal cannabis businesses.