Next Steps for SAFE Banking Act and Cannabis

by Rodrigo Macias, Advisory Partner and Practice Leader On September 25th, the cannabis industry celebrated perhaps the most significant victory in the nascent sector’s history when the U.S. House of…

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The Cannabis Banking Crisis Heads to Washington

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by Linda Hurley, Governance, Risk, and Compliance Practice Leader Everyone involved in the cannabis industry, at any level, is all too aware of the obstacles and risks presented by the…

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Women: Make Your Financial Voice Heard!

In recent months, we’ve seen a groundswell of support for gender equity issues in Hollywood. Most recently, as a sponsor of Variety’s Power of Women event, I’ve had the chance…

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Is an End to the Cannabis Banking Crisis Near?

In April, the California State Senate Governance and Finance Committee approved bill SB 930, which seeks to create a state-wide banking framework for the cannabis industry. The legislation was originally…

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The Dodd-Frank Act – What Is It, How Does It Impact Municipalities?

What Has Happened Since The Law Went Into Effect? By Scott Johnson, CPA, CGMA Partner, State & Local Government, Advisory Services Macias Gini & O’Connell LLP (MGO) CPAs & Advisors…

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