Passport to International Considerations (MJBiz 2018)

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Passport to International Considerations (MJBiz 2018)

During this session, panelists will discuss important business and legal issues related to the global cannabis market. You will gain insight on how industry participants are positioning themselves for growth internationally, and how to foster financing and investment opportunities in other jurisdictions. Panelists will discuss how companies in the sector are bolstering their competitive position through strategic international expansion, raising capital and building international brands. Also learn about different regulatory regimes and key governance issues international cannabis operations may face.


  • Sherri Altshuler (Partner, Aird & Berlis)

  • Kyle Detwiler (CEO, Northern Swan Holdings)

  • Jillian Swainson (Senior Vice President and General Counsel, Aurora Cannabis Inc.)

  • Afzal Hasan (EVP, Corporate Development and General Counsel, CannaRoyalty)

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