2019 Advanced Business Law Institute - Track A

Marijuana Program Our panel of experts will also discuss the economic impact of medical cannabis on Maryland and beyond. From regulatory compliance to banking to ethical issues for attorneys representing cannabis clients to real estate, and more, our panelists will share their first-hand experience and perspectives, and take your questions. How to Enter the Golden Circle of Preferred Attorneys Is it the firm or the lawyer; what is the philosophic approach of the Company– Why some in-house attorneys are looking for the full-service firm and others hire the lawyers at the firm. Are you looking for a legal expert or a business partner? – Why do we often hire the lawyer who best evaluates risk rather than gives the best legal answer? Billing – How in-house attorneys look at what is billed and when. For attorneys considering employment, what are the pros and cons of joining an organization in the office of general counsel? Shut Up Shut UP SHUT UP! Dealing with Use of Social Media by Company Personnel The recent Tesla Twitter fiasco, in which Elon Musk and his company, Tesla, were subject to an SEC fines and penalties following Musk's tweet that he was "considering taking Tesla private at $420.” This session will discuss risks and best practices concerning the use of social media for communicating with existing and potential investors, as well as the need to put in place policies and procedures to address use of social media as part of investor communications and capital raising and the potential liability under the securities laws for improper use of social media by executives, officers, directors, and third-parties. We will also discuss limitations on companies' abilities to regulate what rank and file employees say on social media platforms. Annual Case Review for Business Law A review of recent cases affecting relevant to business law.

2019 Advanced Business Law Institute - Track A

2019 Advanced Business Law Institute - Track A

Course Details

***Please contact the MSBA CLE Department if you need to report your CLE credits to Virginia, Pennsylvania or Delaware.***

These are the sessions that took place in the Lakeview Ballroom AB from the 2019 Advanced Business Law Institute

4.0 CLE credit hours

Marijuana Program – Lakeview Ballroom AB
Andy Cohen, Partner, Grassroots Cannabis (Maryland Compassionate Care and Wellness, LLC)
Lori Dodson, Deputy Director at Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission
Jonathan Havens, Co-Chair, Cannabis Law Practice, Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr LLP

How to Enter the Golden Circle of Preferred Attorneys  – Lakeview Ballroom AB
Andy Lapayowker – General Counsel and Secretary, Rosemore, Inc.
Kimberly Neal – General Counsel and Grant Relations Officer,  The Children’s Guild
Alicia Wilson

I. DeAndrei (Dee) Drummond, Group General Counsel, Allegis Group, Inc

Shut Up Shut UP SHUT UP!  Dealing with Use of Social Media by Company Personnel – Lakeview Ballroom AB
Greg Lawrence, Partner, Conti Fenn & Lawrence LLC
Donna Glover, Baker Donelson

Penny Somer-Greif, Baker Donelson

Annual Case Review for Business Law  – Lakeview Ballroom AB
Brian Field, Venable LLP
Timothy Faith, Faith At Law, LLC

Continuing Education Legal Credit
3.5
Business Law