This session will feature three panelists, each with a wealth of experience serving cannabis clientele. The primary focus will be cultivation issues related to legal, regulated marijuana and agricultural hemp including tax planning and compliance, business and intellectual property appraisal and economic damages matters. The panelists will also discuss issues confronting both sectors as they emerge from the impact of COVID-19 on the economy. Jim Thorburn, a nationally recognized cannabis law attorney in Colorado, will address the legal status of the marijuana industry from the perspective of pending and landmark case law, while Stacey Udell and Ron Seigneur will address the challenges CPA practitioners confront in serving both marijuana clients and clients in the hemp/CBD space.
Explore the status of pending case law and how a pending ruling may transform the industry
Understand the risks CPA practitoiners face when serving cannabis clientele
Identify where to find data and industry resources
Learn what the nuances are when providing business and IP appraisal services