This program, taught by Jerry Goldman, the co-chair of Anderson Kill’s Regulated Products Practice, examines various corporate and business law considerations relevant to operating in the cannabis industry. It covers alternative entity structures that businesses can use when operating in the cannabis industry; concerns for intra-state and
The program also covers relevant business law concerns such as tax considerations (for example, IRC 280E planning), risk management and insurance, contract and contract enforcement (including the implications for bankruptcy), and briefly touches on intellectual property (particularly from the structuring side) and employment law considerations. While the rules in every state with a regulated cannabis regime are different, the course examines some common approaches that businesses nationwide have taken to address these issues.
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
Mr. Goldman has lectured before a variety of professional, trade, business and non-professional audiences on a variety of topics.
Excellent introduction from an obviously well-informed presenter.
Great overview for someone new to the industry, focusing on business rather than criminal law
great overview of all business and corp issues facing cannabis enterprises.
Very well presented.
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