This panel will address strategies for handling valuation disputes and other post-closing adjustments arising from cannabis M&A, looking at before-the-fact transactional considerations and after-the-fact litigation solutions. We will also consider the availability of state-law restructuring and turnaround remedies given the absence of federal bankruptcy protection for cannabis companies; it’s a hybrid event.
Join licensing experts from Dutchie and INCBA as they discuss New York’s newly available Adult-Use Cannabis license applications, including tips for success based on experience with prior application rounds and discussions with New York’s top cannabis regulators. This program is accredited for 1 hour of CLE.
Interstate Commerce in Theory: Raich, the Dormant Commerce Clause, and How Challenges to Social Equity Programs Could Impact Interstate Cannabis Commerce. From the Supreme Court's decision in Raich v. Gonzales to recent challenges regarding state-level importing and exporting restrictions, the Constitution's Commerce Clause has played a critical role in shaping the legal cannabis industry. Our panel of legal experts will dive deep into the precedential cases and discuss recent dormant Commerce Clause challenges to the constitutionality of social equity programs nationwide.
Pathways to Ending Federal Prohibition: An Overview of Descheduling & Rescheduling. In 2022, President Biden directed his administration to conduct a review of the status of cannabis under the Controlled Substances Act. This session examines the review process for descheduling and rescheduling and their potential impacts.