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Mastering Cannabis & Marijuana Regulation CLE - Telephonic Seminar - RSVP Today to Save

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Learn the latest on Mastering Cannabis & Marijuana Regulation with this convenient telephonic seminar. All registered attendees who are unable to participate in the teleconference will be e-mailed a complimentary absentee recording & podcast of the full-length seminar two days after the teleconference. Register to obtain CLE & MCLE credit, receive access to complete course & reference materials, and attend this telephonic seminar.

Mastering Cannabis & Marijuana Regulation CLE

90-Minute Live Telephonic Seminar
Noon-1:30 PM (Eastern Time)
Wednesday, August 23, 2017

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Register for CLE & MCLE credit - specific credit hours are listed at the bottom of this page.

Benefits:

The legalization of cannabis by states across the nation has led to a significant growth in the production and distribution of legal marijuana and an explosion of related service providers, including marketers, sellers of paraphernalia and bankers. The laws vary greatly from state to state and the sale of cannabis is still illegal under federal law. The faculty for this seminar features several leading authorities on the subject. This comprehensive program on cannabis law will introduce you to the most relevant issues and practical solutions, including transactional, investment issues, litigation, criminal, banking, money laundering, asset protection, and ethical considerations. The faculty will also cover the changes and progress on the latest legal developments and future regulations. Registration includes online access to course and reference materials that serve as a helpful guide to the numerous topics and techniques discussed in the program.

Agenda:

Mastering Cannabis & Marijuana Regulation:

a. An Overview of the Legal Marijuana Industry in the U.S.

b. Most Critical Challenges involving Legalized Cannabis

c. Banking Concerns for the Cannabis Industry & Potential Solutions

d. Effectively forming Legal Entities

e. Issues faced by Lenders & Landlords seeking to Serve the Cannabis Industry

f. Obtaining & Protecting Federal Trademarks

g. Federal Criminal Laws & Prosecution under the Trump Administration

h. Examples of State Law & Criminal Defense Strategies

i. Successfully Working with Cash Clients

j. Asset Protection and Offshore Banking for Cannabis Clients

Interactive Question & Answer Session with the Experts

Biography of Seminar Faculty:

1. Jacob Stein is a Partner at Aliant, LLP, where he focuses his practice on private wealth work. Mr. Stein is one of the country’s best known and best regarded asset protection attorneys. He frequently consults clients on how to protect their assets from claims of federal and state governments and private creditors and also assists clients with offshore banking and wealth-holding structures. Mr. Stein is a frequent lecturer and a prolific author and has worked with many cannabis growers, distributors and related service providers to help them structure their asset and cash holdings. He is a graduate of Georgetown University Law Center.

2. Kenneth J. Berke is a Partner at Berke Miller LLP, where he specializes in transactional legal work for the cannabis industry. He is also a founder and the CEO of PayQwick, Inc., a company that provides electronic payment processing services for the cannabis industry. Mr. Berke has 30 years of experience as a transactional attorney and has handled many high-profile corporate transactions. He represents clients in numerous business transactions, including acquisitions and divestitures, joint ventures, financing, venture start-ups, licensing, warehousing and distribution deals. Mr. Berke has also advised clients on corporate/LLC formations, internet ventures, labor and human resources issues, intellectual property, trademark, and copyright matters.

3. Dmitry Gorin is a Partner at Eisner Gorin LLP, where he specializes in high-profile criminal defense work. Prior to private practice, Mr. Gorin was a Senior Deputy District Attorney. Mr. Gorin is a a highly sought-after author, speaker, and frequent commentator on various TV and radio news shows. Mr. Gorin has represented a significant number of clients facing federal and state prosecution for cannabis related offences. Mr. Gorin's expertise in criminal defense is further demonstrated in his experience with high-profile cases. Many of his prior jury trials have been profiled on television and in the newspapers, including the L.A. Times, Daily News, ABC, NBC, and Court TV. He provided legal commentary on Court TV's North Mission Road. He received numerous awards for successful trial work from the Association of District Attorneys and the U.S. Postal Inspector. Mr. Gorin is also an adjunct law professor at Pepperdine University School of Law, as well as at the UCLA Speech and Communications Department. He is a graduate of UCLA School of Law.

4. David Schnider is a Partner at Nolan Heimann LLP and has over 15 years of experience specializing in intellectual property and licensing. Mr. Schnider helps his clients protect and monetize their copyrights and trademarks and efficiently resolve day-to-day legal issues. Mr. Schnider has worked with many companies in the cannabis industry to protect their brands and obtain trademark registrations. Mr. Schnider has filed over 300 trademark registrations in the U.S. and overseas and has negotiated and drafted hundreds of business agreements with service providers, manufacturers, distributors, vendors, and other business partners. His clients include, among others, software developers, consumer products companies, creative artists, fashion designers, and manufacturers. Recognizing the increasing need for companies in the cannabis industry to protect their brands, he has worked with growers, distributors, and service providers to understand the complicated federal and state registration system and to obtain registrations for their trademarks. Mr. Schnider has also helped Amazon sellers through the complicated process of protecting their trademarks on the Amazon marketplace and successfully gating their brand from unauthorized sellers.

5. John E. Saunders is a Partner at Lodgen, Lacher, Golditch, Sardi, Saunders & Howard LLP and has over 30 years of business, succession planning and tax experience working with small to medium sized businesses and their owners. Mr. Saunders delved into the cannabis industry by investing in a cultivation and production facility. Currently Mr. Saunders represents numerous cannabis clients assisting them in the structure of entities for both cannabis and cannabis related entities and the complex taxation issues surrounding a Schedule I substance.

Who should attend this seminar?
Attorneys, judges, paralegals, and legal professionals.

You will receive toll-free dial-in instructions to the live seminar, accompanying materials, and information to report the CLE credits as soon as you register with a credit card or when we process your check.

CLE ACCREDITATION: Rossdale CLE is a national leader in attorney education and has trained thousands of attorneys, paralegals, and other legal professionals. Attend this live telephonic seminar for CLE & MCLE credit with the following pending, available, & approved jurisdictions:

Alabama State Bar MCLE Commission for 1.5 MCLE credits

Alaska Bar Association for 1.5 CLE Credits *

Arizona State Bar for 1.5 CLE credits**

Arkansas Supreme Court - Office of Prof. Programs for 1.5 CLE credits

California State Bar for 1.5 MCLE credits

Colorado Supreme Court Board of Continuing Legal & Judicial Education for 1.8 CLE Credits

Connecticut for 1.5 CLE Credits

District of Columbia (CLE credits are not required)***

Florida Bar for 2.0 CLE credits

Georgia Bar for 1.5 CLE credits

Hawaii State Board of CLE for 1.5 CLE credits

Idaho State Bar for 1.5 CLE credits

Indiana Commission for Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE Credits

Illinois - Supreme Court of Illinois for 1.5 MCLE Credits

Iowa Commission on Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE Credits

Kentucky Bar Association for 1.5 CLE Credits

Louisiana Supreme Court Commission on MCLE for 1.5 MCLE credits

Maryland (CLE credits are not required)***

Massachusetts (CLE credits are not required)**

Michigan (CLE credits are not required)***

Minnesota State Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE credits

Mississippi Commission on Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE credits

Missouri Bar for 1.8 MCLE Credits

Montana Commission of CLE for 1.5 CLE Credits

Nebraska Mandatory Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE credits ******

Nevada Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE credits

New Hampshire for 1.5 CLE credits ****

New Jersey Board on Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE credits (per Rule 201:4)

New Mexico Minimum Continuing Legal Education Board for 1.5 CLE credits

New York State Bar for 1.5 CLE credits

North Carolina State Bar Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE credits

Ohio - Supreme Court of Ohio Commission on CLE for 1.5 CLE Credits

Oklahoma Bar Association for 1.5 CLE Credits

Oregon State Bar for 1.5 CLE credits

Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board for 1.5 CLE Credits

Puerto Rico for 1.5 CLE credits (Tribunal Supremo de Puerto Rico)

Rhode Island Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Commission for 1.5 CLE credits

South Carolina - Supreme Court of South Carolina for 1.5 MCLE Credits*****

South Dakota (CLE credits are not required)***

Tennessee Commission on CLE for 1.5 CLE Credits

Texas State Bar for 1.5 CLE credits

Utah State Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 MCLE credits

Vermont Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Board for 1.5 CLE credits

Virginia State Bar for 1.5 MCLE credits

Washington State Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 MCLE credits

Wisconsin Board of Bar Examiners for 1.5 CLE credits

Wyoming State Bar for 1.5 CLE credits

Additional States - call customer service at (888) 626-3462

* Members of the Alaska Bar Association may report 1.5 CLE credits for participating in this course as it has been approved by other mandatory CLE jurisdictions for 1.5 CLE credits.

** The State Bar of Arizona does not approve or accredit CLE activities for the Mandatory Continuing Legal Education requirement. This activity may qualify for up to 1.5 hours toward your annual CLE requirement for the State Bar of Arizona, including 0 hour(s) of professional responsibility.

*** States that do not require CLE are indicated above. Rossdale does not apply for CLE in these states as CLE credit is not required.

**** The New Hampshire does not approve or accredit CLE activities for the Continuing Legal Education requirement. Pursuant to NH Supreme Court Rule 53, this activity may be counted for up to 1.5 CLE hours.

***** Members of the SC Bar may seek credit directly with the CLE Commission by submitting the 1-page form to the Commission prior to the teleconference and may contact the sponsor to secure an off-set in the registration cost.

****** Please enter NE Bar number on registration form when registering.
For additional questions, please call 888-626-3462.

REGISTER FOR CLE CREDIT AND LISTEN & LEARN AT YOUR CONVENIENCE WITH THIS LIVE TELEPHONIC SEMINAR.

All registered attendees who are unable to dial into the live teleconference will be e-mailed a complimentary downloadable recording & podcast of the full-length seminar.

You will receive toll-free dial-in instructions, online access to course and reference materials, and be registered for CLE credit when you check-out with a credit card or your check is processed.


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