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Workshop: Navigating Compliance Challenges for Cannabis Related Businesses

Updated: 6 days ago

July 18th, 2023

2pm ET / 1pm CT

In this 90-minute workshop, participants will gain practical insights and knowledge to effectively navigate the compliance challenges associated with banking and serving cannabis-related businesses. Led by industry experts, the workshop will cover essential topics such as federal and state cannabis laws, regulatory guidance, risk assessment, financial modeling, and operational considerations. By the end of the session, attendees will be equipped with the tools and understanding necessary to engage with the cannabis industry while ensuring compliance.

Join this workshop to:

  • Gain a comprehensive understanding of cannabis-related terminology, including the differences between cannabis/marijuana/hemp, THC/CBD

  • Explore the market opportunities presented by the cannabis industry in the United States

  • Define cannabis businesses and identify their specific banking needs

  • Understand the federal and state laws, guidance, and regulations governing the cannabis industry

  • Familiarize yourself with FinCEN's 2014 marijuana banking guidance and its implications

  • Learn effective strategies for locating and onboarding cannabis businesses

  • Develop skills for ongoing monitoring and working effectively with regulatory examiners

  • Conduct a financial modeling exercise to identify products, services, and associated costs in banking cannabis businesses

  • Perform a risk assessment exercise to evaluate your readiness and identify operational decisions when working with cannabis-related funds