Hilton Garden Inn Springfield
800 Hall of Fame Avenue
Springfield, MA 01105
Behavioral Ethics: 1.00
Business Law: 5.00
Course book included with all formats
Learn How to Effectively Own and Operate a Marijuana Business
The legalization of marijuana has created a multitude of business opportunities, but it has also created many questions and uncertainties for attorneys advising businesses. With so much legal grey area it gets hard to define many aspects of how to actually run the business. In this full-day program, expert attorney and accountant faculty will equip you with the essential skills you need to effectively (and legally) run a marijuana business. Don't miss out on this vital marijuana business operations course - register today!
This intermediate level seminar provides practical information on marijuana law for:
including - Behavioral Ethics: 1.00 Taxes: 1.00 Business Law: 5.00
NBI, Inc. is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.nasbaregistry.org. This program is designed to qualify for 7.0 hours (based on 50 minute credit hour) of continuing professional education credit for accountants. For more information regarding administrative policies such as complaint, refund and program cancellation, please contact our offices at (800) 930-6182.
This is an Intermediate level program presented in a group live setting. Accountants should have a basic understanding of the ownership and operation of a marijuana business. No advanced preparation is required. Upon completion of this course, attendee will be able to: 1. State two marijuana business regulations. 2. Identify two possible ways a cannabusiness can obtain financing. 3. State how to hire for marijuana businesses. 4. Identify two strategies cannabusinesses can use to overcome taxation difficulties. 5. State the legal restrictions for marijuana labels. 6. State two zoning requirements. 7. State two tips for handling top marijuana operating issues. 8. Identify a possible conflict of interest attorneys face when advising marijuana businesses. Field(s) of Study -- Behavioral Ethics; Taxes; Business Law.
CHARLOTTE CATHRO is a certified public accountant in the state of Massachusetts with more than 15 years of audit, tax, and consulting experience. Ms. Cathro currently runs her own accounting practice, Cathro LLC, providing tax and consulting services for small businesses and individuals. She also serves as an assistant professor at Elms College where she prepares students for the CPA examination and careers in accounting. Ms. Cathro received a Bachelor of Science degree in mathematics from Brandeis University and a Master of Science in Accounting from Suffolk University.
THOMAS LESSER is an attorney with Lesser, Newman, Aleo & Nasser, LLP, where his practices focus on personal injury, employment and labor, civil rights, municipal law, business law, and criminal representation. He has taught at Western New England School of Law, as well as continuing legal education courses. Mr. Lesser received his B.A. degree from the University of Michigan and his J.D. from the Harvard Law School. In addition to practicing throughout Massachusetts, he is admitted to the United States District Courts in Vermont and Connecticut.
BLAKE M. MENSING is counsel to the Hoban Law Group and The Mensing Group LLC's founder and chief counsel. He is a member of the Massachusetts Bar Association. In his capacity as associate town counsel for seven towns throughout the Commonwealth, Mr. Mensing has written and edited zoning and general bylaws, advised boards of selectmen on medical marijuana dispensary regulation by the Department of Public Health, worked with planning boards and zoning boards of appeal, and represented municipalities before the Massachusetts courts and administrative regulatory agencies. As a former conservation commissioner for the town of Holliston, he was one of the local regulators charged with enforcing both the state's Wetlands Protection Act and the town's wetlands bylaw. Mr. Mensing earned his B.A. degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, his J.D. degree from American University Washington College of Law, his M.A. degree in international affairs with a concentration in global environmental policy from American University School of International Service, and his LL.M. degree in environmental law from the George Washington University Law School, where he was a Randolph C. Shaw Graduate Environmental Fellow.
TIMOTHY M. NETKOVICK, an attorney at Royal, P.C., has 15 years of litigation experience. Mr. Netkovick has successfully tried several cases to verdict. In addition to his trial experience, Mr. Netkovick has specific experience in handling labor and employment matters before a variety of administrative agencies including the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, National Labor Relations Board, and Department of Industrial Accidents. He also assists employers with unionized workforces during collective bargaining, at arbitrations, and with respect to employee grievances and unfair labor practice charges. Mr. Netkovick is admitted to practice in Massachusetts and Connecticut, and before the United States District Court, Massachusetts; United States District Court, Connecticut; and the First Circuit Court of Appeals. He earned his B.S. degree, magna cum laude, from American International College, Springfield, Massachusetts; and his J.D. degree from Western New England University School of Law, Springfield, Massachusetts.
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