Kathryn McCall joins Corporate Governance panel at the Cannabis Law Institute

September 2018

Cannabis Law Institute
September 7-8, 2018, Washington D.C.

Join your colleagues at the Cannabis Law Institute, the seminal two-day cannabis industry legal education event produced by the National Cannabis Bar Association in partnership with The George Washington University Law School on September 7-8, 2018 in Washington D.C.

This event will convene the best minds and visionaries working in the legal cannabis industry for two days of legal education and will include  intimate evening networking events. The conference will feature many of the nation’s leading attorneys, academics, and politicians.

The conference offers multiple tracks for practitioners, academics, and policy advocates. Courses range from introductory to advanced, and this year, NCBA is excited to announce a partnership with Minority Cannabis Business Association (MCBA), which will host a single-day policy track alongside the Cannabis Law Institute


Katheryn McCall (Sideman Bancroft)
Valerio Romano (Vicente Sederberg)
Mitch Baruchowitz (Laurel Harvest Labs)

Corporate Governance: Basic governance is paramount in the cannabis industry, and is required for basic legal protections like the limited liability that comes with the creation of a business entity. While most clients understand the importance of limited liability and protections stemming from the corporate form, they often put those protections in jeopardy based on their behavior. Co-mingling assets, lack of formal board meetings, minutes, and key decisions, and failure to properly document inter-company loans are a few of the basic mistakes  that we, as an industry, need to address.