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Up in Smoke? Hot Spots for Cannabis Businesses

Speakers: Susan S. Ford, Matthew S. Parkin, LL.M.

Event Name: Up in Smoke? Hot Spots for Cannabis Businesses - Oregon State Bar Seminar
Event Location: Oregon State Bar Center - 16037 SW Upper Boones Ferry Rd., Tigard

Event Date: 10/18/2018
Event Time: 9 AM - 12:15 PM
Cannabis business owners and entrepreneurs face a number of complicated challenges operating in an environment that is highly regulated and subject to conflicting federal and state laws. This seminar addresses business concerns about money—such as banking and finance—and what happens when a cannabis business is in financial distress. Real estate and land use issues will be reviewed, as well as the perils and pitfalls of federal tax laws that impact the cannabis industry. Examine state and federal law conflicts, hear what Billy Williams, the US Attorney for the District of Oregon, has to say about the federal position on legalization of marijuana, and delve into criminal defense aspects of cannabis businesses.

Sussman Shank LLP Speakers:

9:00 am, Victor Roehm  -  State and Federal Law Conflicts

9:15 am, Susan Ford  -  Banking, Finance, and Debtor-Creditor Concerns

10:00 am, Victor Roehm  -  Real Estate and Land Use Issues

11:45 am, Matthew Parkin  -  Taxation of Cannabis Businesses: The Perils and the Pitfalls

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