Finance & Investment - Investing

  • The Countdown to Legalization: Marijuana and corporate/commercial law

    The Countdown to Legalization: Marijuana and corporate/commercial law

    Apr 9, 2018

    In the third video of the Countdown to Legalization series, the topic of corporate/commercial law and its intersection with the upcoming marijuana legalization (Bill C-45, the Cannabis Act) is explored.

  • Heightened stock market interest in cannabis persists

    Heightened stock market interest in cannabis persists

    Jan 15, 2018

    Earlier this month, some online brokerages in Canada received numerous complaints from customers about delays in placing trades and temporary outages. An unexpected spike in trading volume was blamed in large part on trading in the shares of publicly listed cannabis-related stocks.

  • Cannabis legalization means expanding investor market

    Cannabis legalization means expanding investor market

    May 2, 2017

    An evolving regulatory regime is presenting risk for potential investors in the hot cannabis market. “Since Justin Trudeau was elected in 2015, the legal framework for medical and recreational marijuana has been loosening at a rapid pace, fuelling remarkable growth for what is still a nascent sector,” says Andrew Powers of Borden Ladner Gervais LLP in Toronto.