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Jeannie Kim to Speak on Cannabis and Bankruptcy at BASF Event


Friedman & Springwater LLP’s Jeannie Kim will join the Honorable Roger Efremsky, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Northern District of California, and  Michael Lauter of Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP to speak on “Cannabis and Bankruptcy: The Hazy State of the Law”  The program will address the current state of the law with respect to the eligibility of a company to seek bankruptcy protection when it operates in the cannabis industry.   Panelists will review recent bankruptcy case law affecting companies doing business in the cannabis industry as well as individuals employed by cannabis companies; explore strategies to increase a company’s chances of remaining in bankruptcy when it operates in the cannabis industry; and address the rights a cannabis company may have in bankruptcy, including whether a cannabis company may file a proof of claim or receive a distribution.

The program is sponsored by the Commercial Law and Bankruptcy Section of the Bar Association of San Francisco (BASF) and will be held on July 30, 2019 at One Market Restaurant, San Francisco.  More information on the BASF website.