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How the Legalization of Cannabis can affect your Practice

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Substantive: 2.25
150 minutes
Published
2019
Presenter(s)
Annamaria Enenajor
Chad Finkelstein
Rachel Goldenberg
Audrey Loeb
Matt Maurer
Alice Tseng
Source
Toronto Lawyers Association (TLA)
Provider
CPDOnline.ca
Language
English
Length
150 minutes
Price
$149.00 plus tax
Includes Handouts

On October 17, 2018, the use of cannabis for recreational purposes became legal in Canada. This development will impact legal professionals across a broad spectrum of disciplines.

Whether you are a criminal lawyer in need of a primer on new roadside testing, a leasing lawyer who could use some guidance on how legalization will impact commercial and residential leases, or a corporate lawyer who would like to know how legalization will impact the business world, the TLA has you covered.

Join our multidisciplinary panel of lawyers who will give you the quick and dirty on how legalization may impact your practice.

Presenters

Annamaria Enenajor

Annamaria Enenajor is a partner at Ruby Shiller Enenajor DiGiuseppe, Barristers, recently named one of Canada’s Top 10 criminal law boutiques by Canadian Lawyer Magazine. She practices criminal defence, constitutional and regulatory law. Annamaria vigorously defends her clients in criminal matters and provides comprehensive and strategic legal advice related to criminal and regulatory law.

Following a clerkship at the Supreme Court of Canada, Ms. Enenajor began her legal career in the New York office of a multinational law firm, where she focused on defending government enforcement actions and conducting internal investigations into allegations of corruption and bribery. She is a strong public advocate for cannabis decriminalization and is the founder and Campaign Director of the Campaign for Cannabis Amnesty

Chad Finkelstein

Chad Finkelstein is a partner at Dale & Lessmann LLP, and founder and chair of the firm’s franchise practice group and cannabis practice group. He is a transactional lawyer and a registered trademark agent, and practices in the areas of corporate law, M&A, franchise law, intellectual property law, cannabis law, information technology law, advertising/marketing law and gaming law. In 2018, he was selected as a winner of Lexpert’s Rising Stars award, recognizing Canada’s leading lawyers under 40 years old. He has been recognized by his peers as a ranked lawyer in such publications as Lexpert, Who’s Who Legal: Canada, Chambers Canada, The Best Lawyers in Canada and Franchise Times. He contributes regular columns on business, cannabis, franchising and branding legal issues to the National Post and The Globe & Mail, and has been an interview subject on these issues in the Globe and Mail, National Post, the Canadian Press, and on CTV, CBC, BNN, CityTV, CH News and numerous radio news programs. He is also a guest lecturer at the University of Toronto.

Rachel Goldenberg

Rachel is the Content Lawyer for the Employment Module of Lexis Practice Advisor Canada. She began her career practicing litigation at WeirFoulds LLP. Her practice included a broad range of legal issues with an emphasis on all facets of employment law, including contract negotiation, policy writing and review, wrongful dismissal matters, settlement negotiations, and acting on behalf of both employers and employees in litigation

Audrey Loeb

Matt Maurer

Matt is a partner at Torkin Manes and Vice Chair of the firm’s Cannabis Law Group. He is an accomplished trial and appellate lawyer in our Litigation Group with over a decade of experience advocating on behalf of his corporate clients.

Matt provides regulatory advice to a wide range of cannabis industry stakeholders, including licensed producers, producer applicants, owners of businesses that provide ancillary services to the cannabis industry, entrepreneurs with start-up aspirations, and foreign businesses who are looking to enter the Canadian market or enter into partnerships with established Canadian cannabis businesses.

Alice Tseng

Alice Tseng is a partner at Smart & Biggar. She is a pharmacist, lawyer and patent agent, and specializes in regulatory, advertising and privacy matters for the pharmaceutical, cannabis, medical device, food, natural health product and cosmetics industries. Among other awards, she is listed in Chambers for both Cannabis and Life Sciences.

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