Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Phoenix Airport
3220 South 48th Street
Phoenix, AZ 85040
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 - Ethics: 1.00
The State Bar of Arizona does not approve or accredit CLE activities for the Mandatory Continuing Legal Education requirement. This activity may qualify for up to 6.0 hours toward your annual CLE requirement for the State of Arizona, including 1.0 hour of professional responsibility.
The Arizona State Board of Accountancy does not approve or accredit CPE activities for the Mandatory Continuing Professional Education requirement. This activity is designed to qualify for 7.0 hours of CPE credit for accountants toward their CPE requirement for the state of Arizona.
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. Identify a possible conflict of interest attorneys face when advising marijuana businesses.
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. Identify a possible conflict of interest attorneys face when advising marijuana businesses. Field(s) of Study -- Business Law; Behavioral Ethics; Taxes.
JERALD S. CHESLER is one of the leading medical marijuana business attorneys in Arizona. In addition to being instrumental in the Arizona cannabis business, Mr. Chesler is regarded as one of the top cannabis attorneys on the national scene. He is a founding member of the National Cannabis Industry Association (NCIA), the cannabis industry's (the "Industry") trade and lobbying group, and is well respected by industry leaders. He serves as general counsel for American Green, Inc. (OTC: ERBB) and advises a number of ventures including private equity and others that focus on the cannabis sector. Mr. Chesler is admitted to practice in Arizona and New York, as well as the federal courts. In addition to the practice of law, Mr. Chesler recently formed companies to provide capital and management services to the industry and to create a legally compliant investment vehicle for the cannabis industry. He earned his B.S. degree from LIU at Southampton (NY) College and his J.D. degree from Cardozo School of Law.
OLIVIA CURLEY is an attorney with Snell & Wilmer L.L.P., where her practice is concentrated in corporate and securities. Ms. Curley works with cannabis growers, vendors, suppliers and accessory manufacturers to negotiate business transactions, and has experience representing buyers and sellers negotiating business sales in the cannabis industry. She also advises cannabis clients on compliance with FDA packaging and labeling regulations. Ms. Curley earned her B.A. degree, magna cum laude, from Brigham Young University; and her J.D. degree, from Brigham Young University, J. Reuben Clark Law School. She is admitted to practice in Utah and the Supreme Court of Utah.
MELISSA ENGLAND is a senior attorney with Barrett & Matura, P.C., with her main practice areas concentrated on general commercial litigation, insurance law and cannabis law. She is a member of the Maricopa County Bar Association, Arizona Cannabis Bar Association, (Secretary), Defense Research Institute and Arizona Association of Defense Counsel. Ms. England received her B.A. degree from Bowling Green State University and earned her J.D. degree, cum laude, from the University of Toledo College of Law.
STANLEY LUBIN is the founder and currently of counsel with Lubin & Enoch P.C., where his practice is concentrated in providing advice to and representation of labor unions, employees and employers in all facets of labor relations and employment law. His bar admissions include Arizona, Texas, District of Columbia (inactive since 1972) and Michigan (inactive since 1972). Mr. Lubin has been a member of the American Arbitration Association's Panel of Mediators and the American Arbitration Association's Panel of Commercial Arbitrators. He is a founding member of the AFL-CIO Lawyers Coordinating Committee, a founding member of the Arizona Employment Lawyers Association, and a member of the Arizona Labor and Employment Relations Association. Mr. Lubin received his A.B. degree from the University of Michigan and his J.D. degree from the University of Michigan School of Law.
JEFFREY C. MATURA is a founding shareholder with Barrett & Matura, P.C. His practice emphasizes cannabis law, commercial litigation, municipal and governmental law, and insurance law. Mr. Matura is head of the firm’s medical cannabis and marijuana law practice group. In this capacity, he advises dispensaries, cultivation facilities, and other licensed entities and individuals regarding compliance with the Arizona Medical Marijuana Act. He also provides counseling regarding corporate structures, contracts, policies and procedures, and licensing issues that arise with the growing, production, and sale of medical cannabis. When disputes arise, Mr. Matura handles litigation matters involving all aspects of medical cannabis, including disputes against the Arizona Department of Health Services. He is a member of National Cannabis Bar Association, Arizona Cannabis Bar Association, and State Bar of Arizona. Mr. Matura earned his B.A. degree from Carleton College and his J.D. degree, cum laude, University of Notre Dame.
TABITHA R. MYERS is an attorney with Midtown Law and is licensed in Arizona and New Jersey. She concentrates her practice in civil litigation, business and corporate formation and dissolutions, contracts, and cannabis law. Ms. Myers provides legal advice, guidance and assistance in many realms of the business world. She has a background in construction, transactional, and corporate dealings, including formation and entity structure, disputes, agreements, and contracts. She also applies her business and construction background to the legal cannabis community. Ms. Myers is a member of the State Bar Association of Arizona, Maricopa County Bar Association, Women Grow Phoenix Chapter, Arizona Cannabis Bar Association, and National Cannabis Bar Association. She earned her B.A. degree from Arizona State University and her J.D. degree from Drexel University.
SIMONE T. RAESS is an attorney with Snell & Wilmer L.L.P., where she focuses her practice in intellectual property law and technology. Ms. Raess earned her B.S. degree from Arizona State University and her J.D. degree, summa cum laude, from the University of Richmond School of Law. She is a member of the American Bar Association, State Bar of Arizona and the Virginia State Bar. Ms. Raess is admitted to practice in Arizona and Virginia, and before the United States Patent and Trademark Office, Supreme Court of Arizona, Supreme Court of Virginia, and the United States Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit.
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