GC of U.S. cannabis company prepping for IPO in Canada
Zachary Kobrin is general counsel and chief compliance officer at Cansortium Holdings/Knox Medical. The company is pursuing an IPO in Canada.

GC of U.S. cannabis company prepping for IPO in Canada

Zachary Kobrin has been watching the Canadian cannabis landscape for some time now and is preparing to navigate its securities landscape as the Florida-based medical marijuana company he represents prepares to go public on this side of the border.
  • Advocating for diversity in-house
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    Advocating for diversity in-house

    As the director, legal counsel for Choice Properties REIT in Toronto, 33-year-old commercial real estate lawyer Jennifer Asnani juggles her in-house role with her duties as the president of the South Asian Bar Association of Toronto — all while striving to promote diversity and mentorship opportunities in the legal profession.


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November, 2018
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