New York, NY – October 22, 2019 – Greenspoon Marder, a full-service U.S. law firm with a leading cannabis practice, is proud to host a U.S. Cannabis Regulatory Update on November 20 th at the Fairmont Royal York Hotel in Toronto, Ontario. The event will be hosted in collaboration with the Canadian Securities Exchange (CSE), which began operations in 2003 to provide a modern and efficient alternative for companies looking to access the Canadian public capital markets and MNP, a leading national accounting, tax and business consulting firm in Canada.
Greenspoon Marder New York partner,
Michael Smith, will serve as the moderator for the panel alongside firm-wide co-managing director, Gerald Greenspoon, Denver partner and chair of the cannabis practice, Rachel Gillette, New York partner, Patricia Gannon, and Principal and CEO of The Liaison Group, Saphira Galoob. The panel will discuss the current U.S. regulatory environment. Topics will include banking, immigration, M&A, taxation, hemp, CBD and other trends in the cannabis industry.
Mr. Greenspoon co-founded Greenspoon Marder in 1981 with partner Michael Marder. Today, the firm has over 240 attorneys practicing in 26 offices throughout the United States. Mr. Greenspoon’s vision of growth has propelled the firm to become a leader in emerging, highly-regulated industries such as alcohol, firearms, tobacco, and cannabis.
Mr. Smith is an international lawyer with more than 25 years’ experience who advises on international capital markets, cross-border M&A, global fund formation and Shari’ah finance.
Ms. Gillette is among the first attorneys in the nation to dedicate her practice to the cannabis industry. Since 2010, Ms. Gillette has helped licensed cannabis and hemp businesses with licensing, permitting and regulatory compliance, business law and transactions, contract drafting and review, tax litigation, corporate formation, and other tax matters, including audit representation.
Ms. Gannon focuses her practice on business immigration. She advises multi-nationals on employment verification matters and develops various compliance strategies and programs
Ms. Galoob founded The Liaison Group in 2016 following more than two decades as a lawyer, lobbyist, entrepreneur and small business owner. The group was established to serve as a bridge to federal efforts for the many stakeholders operating at local and state levels.
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