This panel will address strategies for handling valuation disputes and other post-closing adjustments arising from cannabis M&A, looking at before-the-fact transactional considerations and after-the-fact litigation solutions. We will also consider the availability of state-law restructuring and turnaround remedies given the absence of federal bankruptcy protection for cannabis companies; it’s a hybrid event.
Risky Business: Managing Risk Within a Cannabis Company. From insurance to human resources to employment to governance, an effective risk management policy can save money, prevent liability and put your cannabis company in a position for success. These experts will explore all the aspects of effective risk management within a cannabis company.
This is the final installment of INCBA’s Business Law - Formation series. This panel will discuss the nuts and bolts of raising money including, securities laws, what is a security, registration requirements, exemptions to registration, types of investment vehicles, and investor disclosure documents.
This panel will discuss, among other things: (i) the goals of implementing solid corporate governance infrastructure including transparency, equity among shareholders, and maintaining the integrity and legitimacy of a cannabis company in particular; (ii) the importance of advising clients about best practices for effectively maintaining and enforcing corporate governance systems by, including, but not limited to, adhering to the often-overlooked federal guidelines from the United States Sentencing Commission; and (iii) the importance of implementing corporate governance controls and policies during a company’s infancy; and (iv) lessons learned from high-profile cannabis companies whose poor corporate governance practices had a damaging impact, including companies like Namaste Technologies.