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Monday, March 13, 2023 Live Webcast

Ethical Considerations in Working with Cannabis Clientele (X2-28456)

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM EDT

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1.0 CPE Credits in PE


Now with over 16 states offering access to adult use marijuana and over 35 states offering medical access, the industry is in need of competent accounting and tax advice. Business and intellectual property appraisal services are also in high demand but require specialized knowledge and a risk assessment before deciding to serve this unique industry sector.


Any CPA or professional advisor interested in serving cannabis industry clients


After attending this presentation you will be able to...

  • Analyze why cannabis industry services are different than services to other industry sectors
  • Determine the stakeholders you need to get buy in from before providing cannabis industry services
  • Calculate the risks to the firm and your professional license and reputation in the cannabis sector


The major topics covered in this class include:

  • What practitioners need to consider when working with state legal, regulated cannabis clients
  • Tips and advice on how to assess the business risks and impacts on working in this area
  • Highlights resources available from the AICPA and other state CPA societies








Ronald Seigneur

Ronald Seigneur, CPA/ABV, M.B.A., ASA, CVA

Seigneur Gustafson LLP

Ron is Managing Partner of Seigneur Gustafson LLP, based in Lakewood Colorado, where he is responsible for financial forensics, economic damages assessments, business and intellectual property valuation, exit planning and related litigation support services. He is co-author of Financial Valuations: Applications and Models, published by John Wiley & Sons and Reasonable Compensation: Applications and Analysis for Management, Valuation and Tax, published by Business Valuation Resources. Ron is also the editor of the just released Law Firm Valuation Guide by BVR.

He has been an adjunct professor at the University of Denver, Strum College of Law for over 25 years, where he teaches law firm finance, leadership and management classes and is also an adjunct at the Daniels College of Business where he teaches a graduate business appraisal course. Ron has a BA from Michigan State University and an MBA from the University of Michigan. He is a fellow of the College of Law Practice Management, an ABV Hall of Fame inductee, a charter member of the AAML Forensic and Valuation Services Division, a member of the Downtown Denver Partnership Distinguished Clown Brigade, and a frequent speaker and author on valuation, economic damages, leadership, cannabis industry matters and other professional firm practice management topics. Ron is currently writing a children’s book on the Sayings of our Elders with his daughter, Chelsea.


$39.00 - Member

$49.00 - Nonmember

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