Join us for a highly interactive, monthly Zoom event, facilitated by C-Sweet Members for the C-Sweet community. The C-Sweet Business Roundtable allows you to deepen relationships with other C-Sweet members while discussing business, all with a fun female focus.
C-Sweet Business Roundtable
We meet for 90 minutes once per month.
Thursday, September 1st
7:30am PST/ 10:30 am EST
This event is open to ALL!
7:30 am Welcome & general catch up
7:45 am: Icebreaker and introductions
8:00 am Member presentation begins
8:45 am Needs, Deals and Wants
Program wraps by 9 am sharp!
Program: California Cannabis Today
Curious about the cannabis industry? Let's better understand and join us for an informative overview together with Irán Hopkins. She will discuss:
- California’s state and local regulation of cannabis businesses
- Differences between California and “Zero to 100” states
- Considerations for non-cannabis businesses expanding into cannabis - structuring to reduce risk
- Q&A – Submit your questions in advance to Dianne@CSweet.org
Join us as we discuss California Cannabis today!
Meet the Speaker
Partner, Akerman LLP
Irán Hopkins is a Partner in Akerman LLP’s Real Estate Department, where she advises clients across a range of industries in real estate and business transactions and day-to-day operations, including structuring ownership, joint ventures, debt financing, private M&A transactions, commercial contracts, purchase and sale of real estate, commercial and residential leasing, construction and development, property management, insurance planning and risk management, business succession planning, disputes, branding, licensing, and intellectual property rights.
Irán Hopkins is also an expert in California cannabis regulatory compliance, and a member of Akerman’s national cannabis team, advising landlords, tenants, lenders, legacy operators, new operators, investors, and other stakeholders in the cannabis industry on establishing new operations, state and local business licenses and land use permits, regulatory compliance, and getting products to market. Irán is ranked top tier Nationwide for Cannabis Law by Chambers USA 2019 and 2020, and was recognized as a Trailblazer in Cannabis Law by The National Law Journal’s 2018-2019 rankings.
Irán serves as a Commissioner on the Commission on Disability for the City of Los Angeles, appointed by Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti to a term ending June 30, 2023. She is also a sustaining member of the Junior League of Los Angeles.
Irán grew up living and traveling throughout México, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, and California. She is a native Spanish speaker.
*** Check your calendars carefully! All event fees are non-refundable. Replays are available for C-Sweet Members only. ***
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