Navigating, and providing solutions, to cannabis industry banking, financial and investing challenges, this brisk, informative seminar is geared for plant touching businesses, financial institutions, ancillary service providers and investors. Beyond helping dodge common landmines, the seminar provides a tool kit to methodically address issues and forge/maintain long term banking/ financing relationships.
1. How to Access to 301 Banks Presently Accepting Cannabis Cash
2. Understanding Federal/State Charted Banking Institutions' Perspective
3. Debt/Equity Financing: Which Is Better and When?
4 .Securing Alternate Sources of Financing: What are the Options?
5. Understanding Real Estate Lenders, Secured Lender and Other Lien Holders' Rights
6. Grasping Financial Institutions' Due Diligence Challenges and Risk Assessment Mandates
7. When Suspicious Activity Reports are Required and How To Satisfy
8. When and Why Ancillary Service Providers Fall within Bank Secrecy Act
9. What To Do If Kicked Out of Your Bank
Steve practices marijuana law through national cannabis law firm Hoban Law Group. With 12 offices and 30 lawyers, Hoban Law Group is only practice 100% devoted to cannabis and hemp law. Admitted to practice in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, Steve represents entities, governments and individuals in choosing a structure, preparing and submitting license application, regulation, compliance and litigation, and drafting legislation. A nationally recognized consumer finance litigation, banking law and cannabis law expert, Steve is a The Legal Intelligencer and Cannabis Business Executive columnist, frequent Pennsylvania Bar Institute and National Bar Institute author and lecturer and serves as a court appointed judge pro tempore and arbitrator. Steve serves on, and makes regular presentations to, Pennsylvania Credit Union Association, Bank Secrecy Act Compliance Group, Cannabis Professional Advancement Series, and Greenhouse Venture, LLC. Steve also serves on both Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and Philadelphia County administrative committees charged with drafting and revising state and local cannabis related regulations. Steve earned his B.A. degree from Pennsylvania State University and his J.D. degree from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law, where he served as an editor of the Law Review and graduated with honors. Before entering private practice, Steve served as law clerk to a U.S. District Court judge for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.