Broadcast Date: Tuesday, June 04, 2024
from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm (ET)

Overview:

The cannabis industry is experiencing unprecedented growth, yet navigating its legal and business landscape presents unique challenges. Enter Cannabis Unleashed: your indispensable guide to thriving in this dynamic market.

Join Karl P. Frederic of Windels Marx and Whitney Hodges of Sheppard Mullin in this CLE webcast as they unveil the essential legal and business fundamentals crucial for success in this rapidly expanding industry.

Key topics include:

  • The Evolving Legal Landscape
  • Financial Strategies for a Booming Market
  • Building a Thriving Brand

Credit:

Course Level:

Intermediate

 

Advance Preparation:

Print and review course materials

 

Method of Presentation:

On-Demand Webcast

 

Prerequisite:

General knowledge of corporate law/cannabis law

 

Course Code:

1411174

 

Total Credit:

 

CLE Credit:

MS CLE 1.00 General - Approved Until: 6/04/2025

GA CLE 1.00 General - Approved Until: 12/31/2024

CA CLE 1.00 General - Approved Until: 6/30/2025

PA CLE 1.00 General - Approved Until: 6/04/2026

TN CLE 1.00 General - Approved Until: 6/04/2025

WI CLE 1.00 General - Approved Until: 12/31/2025

VT CLE 1.00 General - Approved Until: 12/31/2025

NJ CLE 1.00 General - Credits through Reciprocity

NY CLE 1.00 Areas of Professional Practice - Credits through Reciprocity

AR CLE 1.00 General - Credits through Reciprocity

CT CLE 1.00 General - Credits through Reciprocity

NH CLE 1.00 General – Meets the requirements of NH Supreme Court Rule 53

 

Self-Apply:

AL, CO, DE, FL, ID, IL, IN, IO, KS, KY, LA, NC, ME, MN, MT, NE, NV, NM, ND, OH, OK, OR, SC, SD, TX, UT, VA, WA, WV, WY

 

If you’d like us to apply for CLE, you may opt to pay the CLE processing fee here.

 

No MCLE Requirements:

DC, MD, MA, MI, SD

 

Not Eligible for CLE:

AK, AZ, HA, MO

Speaker Panel:

Karl P. Frederic, Partner
Windels Marx

Karl Frederic is a Partner in the law firm of Windels Marx Lane & Mittendorf, LLP. He conducts a multi-disciplinary practice focusing on real estate development, leasing, construction and related workout and litigation matters. In his national practice, he has handled transactions across the full spectrum of real estate assets, ranging from retail centers and corporate headquarters to the MetLife Stadium. He has a particular focus on and demonstrated experience in real estate matters involving the pharmaceutical, healthcare and bio-tech industries. He has provided services to global technology firms, pharmaceutical conglomerates, educational institutions and healthcare companies. He also advises clients on acquisitions and the repositioning and expansion of existing developed assets. As the cannabis industry has risen over the past few years, Mr. Frederic has expanded by applying his experience in life sciences to the needs of this sector. He has developed significant contacts throughout the cannabis industry, representing trade groups, cultivators and CBD start-ups.

Whitney Hodges, Partner
Sheppard Mullin

Whitney Hodges is a partner in the Real Estate, Land Use and Natural Resources Practice Group in the firm’s San Diego office. She is the leader of the firm’s Cannabis Industry Team and serves on the firm’s Pro Bono, Recruiting and Diversity & Inclusion committees, as well as numerous industry specific teams.  Whitney’s practice focuses on the representation of clients involved in real estate development and environmental compliance. Specific to cannabis operators and ancillary service providers, Whitney advises and represents through all phases of the regulatory process, including due diligence investigations, negotiating and drafting transactions agreements, processing land use entitlements, advising on environmental and natural resources law, and appearing before governmental agencies and commissions.

Agenda:

Karl P. Frederic, Partner

Windels Marx

and

Whitney HodgesPartner

Sheppard Mullin

  1. Uneven Regulation
    • US-Federally illegal
    • US states-some places illegal, some places have medical marijuana only and some states have medical and adult use
    • Some places home grow is legal, some places not
    • Other Countries—Canada, Germany, Philippines
  2. Major Consequences of Federal Illegality
    • Don’t pin great hope on DEA rescheduling
    • 280E
    • Real Estate
      • Ownership
      • Landlord Tenant Issues
    • Insurance
  3. Navigating Ownership Limitations
  4. Financing
    • Debt
    • Equity—Reg D compliance is essential whether the investment is $100K or $1M
    • Avoid bad actors
  5. Takeaway: Build a solid team

Date & Time:

Tuesday, June 04, 2024

12:00 pm to 1:00 pm (ET)

Who Should Attend:

  • Cannabis Lawyers
  • Regulatory Lawyers
  • Corporate Lawyers
  • Regulatory and Compliance Officers
  • Consultants and Advisors
  • General Counsel
  • Healthcare Providers
  • Business Executives from Cannabis Businesses
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SPEAKERS

Karl P. FredericPartner
Windels Marx
Whitney HodgesPartner
Sheppard Mullin

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