Cassels has distinguished itself at the forefront of the cannabis industry, providing a wide range of expertise in connection with general corporate, intellectual property, securities, regulatory, branding, celebrity endorsements and other related matters.
We act as corporate and securities counsel for various private and public companies in the cannabis industry, as well as licensed producers and late stage applicants on various matters including licensing, financings, M&A and go-public transactions.
We have also worked with many ancillary players in the cannabis space including private equity, device, branding, research and pharmacology companies. We have also acted in the capacity of underwriters’ counsel on numerous equity and debt financings and public offerings completed for cannabis companies.
Cassels is respected for our contribution to thought leadership in connection with financing, structuring and regulatory issues in the cannabis industry, and are frequently called upon to write and speak on advancements and innovation in the industry and to work with prominent business and political leaders on groundbreaking issues.