MCLE: Representing Clients in the Cannabis Industry

Wednesday, December 6, 2017
12:15 p.m. — 1:15 p.m.

For California attorneys, the recent legalization of recreational cannabis will mean significant numbers of clients engaged in either the production or distribution of marijuana, or who provide services to the cannabis industry like marketing, selling of paraphernalia or banking – despite the sale of cannabis still being illegal under federal law. This comprehensive introduction will cover the transactional, litigation, criminal, asset protection, and ethical issues these clients will raise.

Class covers:

  • An overview of California’s Medicinal and Adult Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA)
  • Banking concerns for the cannabis industry and potential solutions
  • The importance of local licensing
  • Issues faced by landlords and others seeking to serve the cannabis industry
  • Federal criminal laws and prosecution under the Trump Administration

Earn 1.0 hour general MCLE credit.

Presented by the attorneys at Manzuri Law:
Since 2008, Manzuri Law has provided legal counsel to hundreds of start-up and established cannabis business clients in all aspects of their formation, ongoing operation and expansion. With a background and foundation built on state and federal criminal defense, the firm's attorneys have more than two decades of combined experience representing clients in the cannabis industry and working on cannabis policy reform. Today, Manzuri Law regularly advises clients on issues related to cannabis corporate formation and structure, complex transactions, state and local licensing, regulatory compliance and defense. Each of the attorneys is actively involved in industry trade organizations and regularly speaks and presents at legal seminars and community outreach events.

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Registration fees: $35 for the class
Non-refundable, payment reserves spot
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