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Texas Tech Univ. School of Law

Saturday, December 23, 2017

CLE on Recreational Marijuana Business Law in California

0000000 CLEThe National Business Institute is holding a conference entitled, Recreational Marijuana Business Law in California, which will take place on Wednesday, January 17, 2018, at the Courtyard by Marriott Santa Rosa in Santa Rosa, CA. Provided below is a description of the event:

Program Description

Know the Salient Points of Recent Marijuana Laws and Effectively Advise Your Clients

Recent legislation and initiatives are paving the way for many new business opportunities in the cannabis industry. It has also created many questions and uncertainties for professionals advising these new businesses. What are possible federal responses to legalized cannabis? What types of businesses does the law allow, and how does a potential business owner obtain a permit? When are you potentially violating federal law by merely assisting a client? Learn the answers to these questions and more - register today!

  • Understand how the federal government can use forfeiture laws to close marijuana-related businesses.
  • Evaluate the current banking landscape and determine whether a cannabusiness can obtain financing.
  • Ensure marijuana business clients have business policies and procedures in place that help them avoid legal scrutiny.
  • Confidently advise clients on all aspects of the marijuana business licensing process.
  • Recognize the state and federal tax implications for cannabis-related businesses.
  • Analyze the ethical implications of advising cannabis business clients.

Who Should Attend

This basic-to-intermediate level seminar provides practical information on recreational marijuana law for:

  • Attorneys
  • Accountants and CPAs
  • Bankers and Commercial Lenders
  • Financial Advisors
  • Paralegals

Course Content

  1. Federal Responses to California Marijuana Law
  2. Banking and Financing for the Marijuana Industry
  3. Recreational Marijuana Businesses Law in California
  4. Obtaining a California Cannabis Business License
  5. California Marijuana Taxation: The Latest Rules
  6. Ethics

Continuing Education Credit

Continuing Legal Education – CLE: 6.00 *

International Association for Continuing Education Training – IACET: 0.60

National Association of State Boards of Accountancy – CPE for Accountants/NASBA: 7.00 *

Professional Achievement in Continuing Education – PACE: 7.00 *

* denotes specialty credits


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