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The cannabis industry presents extremely high legal risks for those who may not fully understand the relevant laws in every jurisdiction in which they operate. Drawing on Baker McKenzie’s global network, this webinar is designed to assist clients navigate this complicated web of regulations and exploit the legal opportunities offered by the industry internationally, while always staying on the right side of the law. 

With thanks to:

A&L / Adsuar Muñiz Goyco Seda & Pérez-Ochoa, P.S.C. / Afra Attorneys – Alfaro, Ferrer & Ramírez / Africa Legal Network / Arias Law / Arntzen de Besche Advokatfirma AS / Artherstone & Cook / ASAR ‒ Al Ruwayeh and Partners / Axon Lawyers / Bech Bruun / Berhane Gila Michael & Associates / BLC Law Office / Borenius Attorneys Ltd / Cabinet Alabi / Cabinet Baadhio / Cabinet de l’Indenie / Cabinet Mine Abdoullah / Centil Law Firm / Cheok Advocates & Solicitors / Cobalt / Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas / DGV / DQ Advicates / Ellex / Engoru, Mutebi Advocates / Fabara Abogados / Faroe Law / Ferchiou & Associés / Ferrere / Herzog Fox & Neeman / Houda Law Firm / Husseini and Husseini / Investment Law Group, LLC / Jadek & Pensa / Kabraji & Talibuddin / Kalikova & Associates / Lee & Ko / Matheson / MCI: Madagascar Conseil International / Mehrteab Leul & Associates Law Office / Miranda & Associados / Morais Leitão, Galvão Teles, Soares da Silva & Associados / Musa Dudhia & Co. / Muşat & Asociaţii / Nabulsi & Associates / Ogier LLP / Pimenta e Associados / Polenak Law Firm / Quigg Partners / SASLO / Savjani & Co / SCP Dogbéavou & Associés / Templars Law / Trench Rossi / Triay Lawyers / Tumi Law Firm / Turcan Cazac / Vouga Abogados / Zepos & Yannopoulos / Žurić i Partneri


Ms. Contini focuses her practice on export controls, trade sanctions, and anti-boycott laws. This includes advising US and multinational companies on trade compliance programs, risk assessments, licensing, review of proposed transactions and enforcement matters. Ms. Contini works regularly with companies across a wide range of industries, including the pharmaceutical/medical device, oil and gas, and nuclear sectors.


Julia joined Baker McKenzie's London office as a trainee in 2005, qualifying in 2007, with a secondment to the Singapore office, and has shaped her practice to focus exclusively on regulatory matters affecting the Healthcare & Life Sciences industry.


José has been a member of the Foreign Trade Practice Group since 2000. He is experienced in foreign trade and customs matters, free trade agreements (FTA), regulatory matters, consumer protection and export controls. He has contributed to several publications related to foreign trade and customs matters and is a professor of international trade law at the Universidad Panamericana.



Panyavith assists major local and multinational clients in a range of heavily regulated industries, such as healthcare & life sciences and petrochemical, on large complex mergers and acquisitions, private equity transactions, joint ventures, corporate restructurings, and post-acquisition integration projects. With his technical and commercial astute, Panyavith has often been involved in a number of pioneering projects, helping clients navigate the challenges of uncharted waters and emerging opportunities with innovative solutions.