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Jun 16, 2020: 15:00 - 16:00

Unpacking Cross-Border Cannabis Sector Class Action Risks

CPD Information: 1 Substantive Hour for Lawyers

Sherri M. Altshuler and Steve J. Tenai

External Speakers:
Julia Beskin - Partner, Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan LLP
Mert Guler - Partner, Purves Redmond Limited 
Robert Patton - Associate Director, NERA Economic Consulting


Cannabis companies are increasingly becoming the targets of class action lawsuits launched in American and Canadian courts. Allegations have included securities, consumer protection and privacy law claims.

Join our panel of Canadian and U.S. class action litigators and damages and insurance experts as they examine cannabis sector securities law and other class action claims. The speakers will discuss class action risk mitigation strategies, damages considerations for cannabis companies and the defence of cross-border suits.

Topics include:

  • Overview of current class action lawsuits and their legal ramifications      
  • Governance strategies for Canadian cannabis-related companies
  • Risk mitigation through insurance

For information regarding our webinars and communications, please contact:
Kassey Gonzales | | 416.865.3409

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