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Cannabis & Compliance

Cannabis & Compliance: How Compliance Officers, Clients, and Legal Professionals Navigate a Complicated Legal Environment
Thursday, September 19, 2019 | 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Prefer to view the live webcast? Please CLICK HERE.

Program Fee:

Live Program: $149 for Members | $249 for Nonmembers
In-House Counsel: Free for Members | $199 for Nonmembers
Members who are Recent Law Graduates, Newly Admitted Lawyers (admitted for the first time in any state or country 2017-2019), Judges (and their staff who are also members), or attorneys that practice within the Government, Academic or Not-for-Profit sectors attend this program for free.

CLE Credit:
New York: 2.0 Professional Practice
New Jersey: 2.0 General
California: 2.0 General
Pennsylvania: 1.5 General

This program will focus on the legal history of cannabis and how compliance programs related to financial services address the complicated differences between federal and state law on cannabis. An expert panel will address the issue from different perspectives, including the client, compliance officer, and of firms investing in legal cannabis businesses.

The key items you will learn include:
  • The legal history of cannabis
  • The challenges for cannabis firms complying with state and federal laws
  • How banks maintain relationships with cannabis businesses
  • How to legally invest in cannabis businesses

Click Here to View Program Agenda & Faculty

Program Chair:
Brandon Smith, Director and Deputy Head of the Americas, Sanctions Compliance Team, UBS AG

Sponsoring Association Committees:
Compliance, Michael McMaster, Chair
Drugs & the Law, Luke C. Schram, Chair

New York City Bar 42 West 44th St New York, NY 10036

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Thursday, 19 September 2019