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Cannabis Law 2019: Addressing Legal Issues and Uncertainties

(851 reviews)

Produced on April 19, 2019

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Course Information

Time 1h 1m
Difficulty Beginner

Course Description

This program will cover the fundamental issues that one encounters in representing licensed operators, investors, and ancillary participants in the fast-growing and ever-changing cannabis industry. The course will explore some of the possible answers to frequently raised questions, recognizing that ever-present flux in local, state, federal, and international regulatory schemes, as well as how the industry operates. It will cover fundamental regulatory concepts, corporate and tax concerns, employment, and intellectual property risks and challenges, banking-financial-insurance ramifications, and related topics.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Assess the inter-relationship, and material risks implicated by the Federal Controlled Substances Act, the periodic Federal Budget Act Amendments, DOJ Prosecution Policies, with various state regulatory schemes
  2. Discuss the particular forms of business entities and relationships and their impact on present tax and intellectual property laws
  3. Review challenges relating to employment laws, and present potential challenges in terms of banking, financing, and bankruptcy
  4. Stay attuned to developments in this industry and the relevant legal environment

Credit Information

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Jerry S. Goldman

Anderson Kill P.C.

Jerry S. Goldman is a shareholder in both Anderson Kill’s New York and Philadelphia offices, and is co-chair of the firm's Regulated Products Practice group.  A former prosecutor in Brooklyn, New York, Mr. Goldman has built a highly successful and varied practice serving individuals and closely held businesses throughout the United States.

Mr. Goldman practices in the areas of complex litigation; general business law; white collar criminal defense; estate planning along with estate and trust administration; employment law; federal and international taxation and intellectual property. He is also a member of Anderson Kill's Foreign Investment Recovery Practice group.

He focuses on solving difficult problems by devising creative solutions.

Prior to founding his practice in 1982, Mr. Goldman served as Senior Assistant District Attorney and Senior Supervising Assistant District Attorney in the Kings County District Attorney’s Office in Brooklyn, New York. There he gained substantial experience litigating a variety of complex criminal matters and supervising a host of white-collar criminal prosecutions.

Many of Mr. Goldman's engagements have had international law components, ranging from complex litigations involving multi-national parties and claims to transnational business matters.

Mr. Goldman has been mentioned in Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in American Lawyers, Who’s Who in Entertainment, and the Bar Register of Preeminent Attorneys for both New York and Pennsylvania.

Mr. Goldman is rated "AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated," the top rating, by his peers as listed in Martindale Hubbell.

Speaking Engagements

Mr. Goldman has lectured before a variety of professional, trade, business and non-professional audiences on a variety of topics.


Erik G.

Pretty good program, would prefer to have it broken up into various parts and go more in-depth, but this would be useful for a first exposure.

Valerie W.

The class and speaker sre excellent. I would gladly take other classes with this speaker

Louis t. A.

Learned quite a bit. I sure won't be investing in any cannabis related stock after hearing of all the potential layers of legal obstacles

Gary D.

Great job, lots of issue identification and insight combined with current legislative and regulatory updates.

Howard H.

Fairly basic

Robert S.


Mark B.

Highly informative.

Valerie S.

surprised how many areas were impacted by this. good overview

Annie M.

This CLE was very informative and enjoyable.

Janet B.

Very detailed.

Michael F.

really detailed for introductory course

Josephine K.

Excellent substantive and through presentation.

Cory R.

Great overview.

Josh N.

Hleoful insights into a new and emerging area of the law

Chris K.

Well organized, interesting and unusual course!

Mattie A.


Cody D.

Even helpful in some respects for hemp.

David W.

Very informative and interesting

Joy M.

Good information to know as states turn to legalization.

mark s.


Roberta C.


Carole K.

I LOVE this class. Please post more cannabis law classes from this lecturer. He is really good and I enjoy listening to him. He sounds like such a tough guy and the content is top notch.

Lauren C.

This lecturer is great,

D'Mitri C.


Michael Y.

Best overview of the subject I have come across

Patrick O.

Very interesting on this remarkably changing area of the law.

alexandra Q.

Good coverage

Frederick S.

Mr. Goldman is a very helpful and accessible speaker. I recommend this course for anyone interested in Cannabis Law.

Ron V.

Interesting course.

Gregory N.


Henry V.

Excellent overview for beginners!

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