2020 Cannabis Forum Handouts
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Friday, October 9
9:00 AM – 9:15 AM                                        Welcome and Opening Remarks

Steve Andrews 
President & CEO
Western Bankers Association
9:15 AM – 10:00 AM Payment Challenges for Cannabis &
Hemp Industries


André Herrera
Chief Compliance Officer
Hypur
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM How We Bank Cannabis and Ancillary Accounts;
Lessons Learned and What We Wish We Knew Before Starting
(No Slides)


Panel Moderator: Ryan Canin, CEO, DocFox

Jim Richards 
Founder & Principal 
RegTech Consulting LLC

Laurel Sykes 
EVP, Chief Compliance & Risk Officer 
American Riviera Bank

Gina Stephens 
Senior Vice President, BSA Officer Compliance
Avidbank
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM Will The Grass Be Greener?: Highlights in Cannabis
Banking and an Inside Look Into What 2021 Will Bring


Jan Lynn Owen, Senior Advisor
Richard Hartunian, Partner
Craig Miller, Partner
Anita Sabine, Partner
Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM Lunch & Marketplace Time
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM Roadmap to an Effective Cannabis Compliance Program:
California DBO Banking Guidance


Chris Dick, CFE, CAMS 
Director
RSM US LLP

Othel Rife 
Risk Advisory Services Manager
RSM US LLP
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM Compliant Cannabis Banking – Deposits and Loans

Tony Repanich
President & Chief Operating Officer
Shield Compliance
3:00 PM – 4:00 PM Has Your Bank Gone to Pot?​

Radhika Dholakia 
CEO 
RADD LLC

Jim Tingey
CEO 
Jade Inc.
4:00 PM Forum Adjourns