Dazed & Confused: Keeping Up with the Cannabis Industry & COVID-19 Valuation Challenges

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Attention Valuation and Litigation Practitioners, and anyone interested in an overview of the dynamic topics!

Attend this customized course to learn about the fast-changing landscape for legal cannabis and agricultural hemp. Case law and tax compliance will be addressed in the 1st session.

Session two looks at the impact of the pandemic on valuation, economic damages and related litigation services.

Session three will help you manage your practice in these challenging times.


Monday, Nov 2nd

8:00AM TO 9:40AM / General Sessions

This segment is focused on providing an overview of the incredibly dynamic practice niches of regulated, legal cannabis and agricultural grade hemp.    The session will address the current landscape for state and local jurisdictional rules that permit recreational and medical access to cannabis and how the industry has evolved between cultivation, processing and dispensing product.   Landmark case law will be covered, as will income tax compliance aspects of IRC 280E, IRC 471(c) and beyond.   This topic has been produced by Mr. Seigneur to several state CPA societies and bar associations with great reviews and will be accompanied by several ancillary items to assist practitioners interested in practice development in these niches.

oUnderstand how IRC 280E and municipal battle lines are the big limiting factors in today’s industry

oExplore the lessons learned from states like Colorado, Oregon and Washington, as well as insights from emerging markets like Illinois and Michigan

oGain insights into the future of hemp and CBD related products as the industry continues to evolve and mature

oConsider risk management issues for serving cannabis clients

9:50AM TO 11:30AM / General Sessions

This segment will emphasize the impact of COVID-19 on business appraisal services and related litigation support including financial forensics and economic damage assessments.Both of the discussion leaders are highly involved in these service areas and will provide insights on how they are addressing the ultimate challenge of defining value in the midst of an economic environment the likes of which we have never experienced.

oWhat are short term / long term implications of the COVID-19 pandemic?

oApplying the Discounted Cash Flow method to sort out the impact of COVID-19 on value  

oIs market data still relevant and useful?

oCost of capital under COVID-19 including the impact of government stimulus and low rates

oHow PPP and related government stimulus affects valuations and damages matters

oRecent case law in business appraisal

11:40AM TO 12:30PM / General Sessions

This wrap up segment will focus on how a litigation services and business appraisal practice has evolved in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.The two discussion leaders have both produced several sessions on work-life balance and will emphasize tips and suggestions to assist practitioners and their teams, and their families for that matter!, to make the best of a very unique set of challenges.

o Fostering a positive and sustainable work environment and culture when the team is working remotely

oTips and techniques for remote depositions and testimony

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5 CPE Credits
Accounting and Auditing: 4 Credits Specialized Knowledge: 1 Credits


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    Register by October 19th for Early Bird Pricing.

    Registration is open through 11/01.

    Monday, November 2nd

    8:00am to 12:30pm
    (Check-In 7:45am)

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