Cannabis - The Path to Regulation and Representation

December 5, 2018

The goal of this conference was to bring together academics, regulatory and enforcement officials, business leaders, general counsels, compliance officers, and private attorneys to discuss the ethical and practical issues facing lawyers, financiers, and others representing the cannabis industry. The program then examined models of regulation and compliance for the industry.

Conference Agenda (PDF: 197 KB)

Panels:

Panel 1: Ethical and Practical Issues for Lawyers and Others Representing the Cannabis Industry

Moderator: Geoffrey Miller, Stuyvesant P. Comfort Professor of Law and Senior Academic Fellow, Program on Corporate Compliance and Enforcement, NYU School of Law
Panelists

  • Hilary Bricken, Partner, Harris Bricken
  • Sam Kamin, Vicente Sederberg Professor of Marijuana Law and Policy, University of Denver Sturm College of Law
  • Sharon Cohen Levin, Partner, Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr

Panel 2: Regulation and Compliance in the Cannabis Industry

Moderator: Timothy Lindon '80, Senior Fellow, Program on Corporate Compliance and Enforcement, NYU School of Law
Panelists

  • Michael Abbott, Co-Founder and Executive Chairman, Columbia Care
  • Kyle Kazan, Chairman and CEO, California Cannabis Enterprises
  • Mark Kleiman, Professor of Public Policy, Marron Institute of Urban Management, New York University
  • Bret Ladine, Assistant General Counsel, California Department of Business Oversight