Cannabis Issues (and Answers) for Real Estate and Business Lawyers


Monday, October 28, 2019 (1:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.)

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  • Peter SimeonCo-Leader, National Cannabis Group
    Gowling WLG (Canada) LLP
​Welcome to the new normal. It's been one year since the legalization of cannabis, and we have a clearer picture of the impact of this change on real estate and commercial transactions—it has been significant and continues to play out in sometimes unexpected ways. It's time to adjust your practice accordingly. Our presenters delve into the changing face of cannabis law, with insights on how to deal with this new, shifting reality. To be successful, your real estate and business law practice needs to remain nimble and responsive to the times. This program is designed to help you make it so.
  • Understand the nuances of cannabis M&A and financing transactions in Canada
  • Get details about cannabis retail stores, as well as employment and immigration issues one year later
  • Hear about edibles, extracts, and topicals, and what this will mean for non-cannabis industries


  • Patrick GordonBlake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
  • Warren KleinerShibley Righton LLP
  • Douglas LevittHorlick Levitt Di Lella LLP
  • Dave McKechnieMcMillan LLP
  • Lewis RetikGowling WLG (Canada) LLP
  • Jonathan ShermanCassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
  • Jesse BertolloFasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP

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