Crowne Plaza Chicago-Northbrook
2875 North Milwaukee Avenue
Northbrook, IL 60062
Behavioral Ethics: 1.00
Business Law: 3.00
Chartered Financial Consultant: 7.00
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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!
This intermediate level seminar provides practical information on recreational marijuana law for:
including - Ethics: 1.00
This program has been approved by the Illinois MCLE Board for 6.0 hours of CLE credit, which includes approval for 1.0 hour of legal ethics CLE credit by the Illinois Supreme Court Commission on Professionalism.
including - Behavioral Ethics: 1.00 Business Law: 3.00 Taxes: 3.00
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 practical information on recreational marijuana law. No advanced preparation is required. Upon completion of this course, attendee will be able to: 1. Identify current federal enforcement priorities. 2. Identify two possible ways a cannabusiness can obtain financing. 3. Describe powers of state regulatory agencies. 4. State the key steps in the marijuana business licensing process. 5. Describe packaging restrictions for marijuana products. 6. Explain how you determine the valuation of a marijuana business. 6. Identify two strategies cannabusinesses can use to overcome taxation difficulties. 7. Identify a possible conflict of interest attorneys face when advising marijuana businesses. Field(s) of Study -- Behavioral Ethics; Business Law; Taxes.
NBI, Inc. is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) and is authorized to issue the IACET CEU. NBI, Inc. is authorized by IACET to offer 0.60 CEUs for this program. At the end of the program, participants must complete a self-assessment in order to receive credit. 100% attendance is required. (Provider #1004558)
Upon completion of this course, attendee will be able to: 1. Identify current federal enforcement priorities. 2. Identify two possible ways a cannabusiness can obtain financing. 3. Describe powers of state regulatory agencies. 4. State the key steps in the marijuana business licensing process. 5. Describe packaging restrictions for marijuana products. 6. Explain how you determine the valuation of a marijuana business. 6. Identify two strategies cannabusinesses can use to overcome taxation difficulties. 7. Identify a possible conflict of interest attorneys face when advising marijuana businesses.
including - Chartered Financial Consultant: 7.00
This seminar qualifies for 7.0 PACE (Professional Achievement in Continuing Education) credit hours for ChFC.
TED A. DONNER is a sole practitioner with Donner & Company Law Offices LLC, in Wheaton, Illinois, where he concentrates in litigation, corporate maintenance, insurance law, real estate, and employment law. He frequently lectures on his areas of practice and has written two treatises for Thomson Reuters (West) Publishing. Mr. Donner is an adjunct professor at Loyola University Chicago School of Law. He is admitted to practice in Illinois and before the United States District Court, Northern District of Illinois; United States District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin; United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit; United States District Court, Central District of Illinois; and the United States District Court, Central District of Indiana. Mr. Donner is a member of the DuPage County Bar Association (former president), DuPage County Bar Foundation, Illinois State Bar Association, American Bar Association, American Bar Foundation (life fellow), American Society of Trial Consultants Foundation), and SCRIBES (Society of Legal Writers). He is a past recipient of the DuPage County Bar Association's Lawyer of the Year. Mr. Donner earned his B.A. degree from Roosevelt University and his J.D. degree from the Loyola University Chicago School of Law.
WILLIAM S. HACKNEY III is a partner in the financial services group at SmithAmundsen LLC where he concentrates his practice on restructuring, insolvency and creditors' rights. He regularly represents debtors, lenders, secured creditors, unsecured creditors and creditors' committees, lessors, receivers and trustees, among others, in court supervised reorganizations, as well as out-of-court restructurings and the related litigation that accompanies the same. Mr. Hackney advises financial institutions and cannabis-related businesses on the interaction between state cannabis laws and federal banking and bankruptcy laws. He also serves as outside bankruptcy counsel to a number of business entities and provides general business counseling in distressed situations. Mr. Hackney is a frequent speaker and author, and is a member of the Turnaround Management Association, the American Bankruptcy Institute, the Commercial Finance Association, and the National Creditors Bar Association. He is a member of the bars in Illinois and New York; and is admitted to practice in numerous federal courts across the country.
MICHAEL McGRORY is a partner with SmithAmundsen LLC. Mr. McGrory focuses his practice in the areas of cannabis law, regulatory law, commercial litigation, and aviation law. He has presented on cannabis law to many organizations, including the Chicago Bar Association, Chicago-Kent College of Law, the Association of Lloyds Brokers, the Chicago Healthcare Risk Management Society, the Marijuana Investor Summit, the Chicago Cannabis Conference, and others. Mr. McGrory’s articles have appeared in Marijuana Business Daily and Marijuana Investor News, and he has been quoted in articles on cannabis law in the Chicago Law Bulletin and the Chicago Tribune. He is a member of the Chicago Bar Association, member of the Illinois Cannabis Bar Association, member of the Defense Research Institute, and a director of the Mental Health America Illinois. Mr. McGrory has been named one of the 40 Illinois Attorneys Under 40 by the Chicago Law Bulletin in 2014. Mr. McGrory earned his B.A. degree from Eastern Illinois University and his J.D. degree from DePaul University College of Law.
BARRY I. MORTGE is the principal attorney in the Law Office of Barry I. Mortge. He represents both individuals and businesses in commercial litigation matters. Mr. Mortge focuses his litigation practice on real estate related matters, including foreclosure actions and lease disputes. He also litigates mechanics' lien actions and other general contract-related matters. Mr. Mortge has been involved with partnership and shareholder disputes. He has tried numerous cases in both the state and federal courts and has extensive appellate experience. Mr. Mortge is admitted to practice in Georgia and before the Supreme Court of Georgia and Georgia Court of Appeals, the U.S. District Court for the Northern and Central districts of Illinois, and the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals. He is a member of the Federal Trial Bar of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, as well as the Illinois State Bar Association. Mr. Mortge is also of counsel to the firm BeckerGurian, representing its clients involved in litigation matters. He earned his undergraduate degree from Furman University and his Juris Doctorate degree from the Walter F. George School of Law, Mercer University.
BRUCE L. RICHMAN is a partner in the Chicago office of Mazars USA LLP. For over 30 years, Mr. Richman has been actively involved in business valuations, mergers and acquisitions and other financial and tax consulting matters. He currently handles various corporate valuation projects and forensic/litigation assignments for U.S. clients both nationally and internationally. He works with both private equity sponsors and individual corporate owners. Mr. Richman has taken specialized training in business valuation and has earned his designation as a certified private equity professional. He is a certified public accountant; ABV-accredited in business valuations by the AICPA; a certified valuation analyst; certified in financial forensics, a certified fraud examiner, a certified divorce financial analyst, and a certified mediator. He is a candidate for the ASA designation with the American Society of Appraisers, specializing in business valuation. Mr. Richman is a member of The Forensic CPA Society. He received his B.S. degree from North Adams State College, his M.S. degree from The Ohio State University, his M.S. degree in taxation from Bentley College, and his M.B.A. degree from the J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University.
RYAN J. VAUGHAN, CPA, is a director and Chicago office tax leader and tax credits & incentives practice leader with Mazars USA LLP. Mr. Vaughan has over 10 years of diversified public accounting experience providing tax and consulting experience to emerging, mid-market, and large multi-national companies. He provides tax services to companies in a multitude of industries, including manufacturing and distribution, energy, technology, real estate, retail, financial services, and health care. Mr. Vaughan graduated from Illinois Wesleyan University with a B.A. degree in accounting. He received his M.S. degree in taxation and M.B.A. degree from DePaul University Kellstadt Graduate School of Business.
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