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Write Your Agreements to Put You on the Path to Success: How to Avoid, or If Necessary Win, Contractual Disputes

7/27/2018

San Jose, CA

Farella's Carly Alameda along with panelists Robert Holtzapple from Farella Braun + Martel, Khurshid Khoja from Greenbridge and Zee Claiborne from JAMS will present the session, "Write Your Agreements to Put You on the Path to Success: How to Avoid, or If Necessary Win, Contractual Disputes," at the National Cannabis Industry Association's 2018 Cannabis Business Summit in San Jose, CA.

Program description:

This interactive panel discusses practical tips cannabis companies can use when entering contracts to avoid future disputes – and to position themselves to win if such disputes arise.  The four attorney panel, a deal lawyer, an experienced mediator and arbitrator, and two business litigation attorneys all with experience working with cannabis companies will share their perspectives, using real world business hypotheticals to illustrate their tips.  The panel will focus on (i) disputes that may arise from agreements among founders, claims over intellectual property ownership, letters of intent, financing terms, and leases; and (ii) how provisions regarding alternative dispute resolution, indemnification, limitations on liability, and attorneys’ fees factor into the analysis.

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