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Arun Kurichety


Kurichety Law, P.C.

Arun is a seasoned leader, corporate executive, and attorney with an entrepreneurial mindset. He possesses more than fifteen years of corporate transactional/restructuring experience with a focus on the cannabis/cbd industry. As a cannabis industry “veteran,” he has advised numerous cannabis companies, from start-ups to publicly traded companies, in an ever-shifting regulatory landscape. He is highly regarded for his capital markets and debt restructuring knowledge, while regularly advising on corporate governance, compliance/regulatory matters. 

As the former legal leader of KushCo Holdings, Arun oversaw and managed the legal, compliance, corporate governance, and business affairs functions. He served as a trusted advisor on the executive team and executed several industry-first transactions, including the Company’s $50 million asset-based credit facility. His focus on compliance resulted in implementing a “best-in-class” compliance program. He also designed business strategies that resulted in tripling top-line revenue from $52M to $150M FY19. 

With more than fifteen years of corporate transactional experience with two top international law firms, Arun has guided and advised companies in various growth stages, from start-ups to businesses seeking to restructure or exit. He led or participated in more than 15 complex large U.S. and foreign debt restructurings totaling $12+ billion in funded debt. He implemented novel and successful strategies on behalf of companies and sophisticated creditors in and out of court during the “great recession” of 2008-2011.

Arun has been intimately involved in the creation of the legal, regulated cannabis market in California and throughout the country. He continues to offer his time and expertise to organizations that push legalization forward for a safe and responsible cannabis industry. He is an invited member of the National Cannabis Industry Association's Policy Council, which shapes nationwide cannabis policy through education and lobbying. He is a regular speaker on cannabis industry panels and has been profiled by several publications for his insights on the industry.

Core Competencies: Corporate Transactions; Mergers and Acquisitions; Capital Raising - Equity/Debt; Public Listing; Strategic Partnerships; Corporate Board Governance; Restructuring, SEC – Disclosure; Risk Management, Risk Mitigation, Consumer Packaged Goods, Cannabis, CBD; Hemp; Finance (P&L, AP/AR collection strategies); Corporate Leadership; Government Affairs; Team Building.

Product Type
On Demand

Regulating Alternate Means of Consumption

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Consumption Law |  Regulations |  Regulation law
Robby Pinnamaneni |  Arun Kurichety |  Jon Havens |  Derek Zhu
60 minutes
Audio and Video
Access for 6 month(s) after purchase.
Short Description:
This panel will address current and emerging challenges surrounding such methods and new products from the business, legal, and regulatory perspectives. Topics will include the vaping crisis, regulati...
$75.00 - Non Member Price

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