CRB Monitor founder & CEO, Steve Kemmerling was interviewed by Tom Firestone, a partner at law firm Baker McKenzie, for his Global Cannabis Compliance blog podcast series. The blog covers all aspects of cannabis compliance including existing laws and proposed legislation in various countries and U.S. states, significant court cases and judicial decisions, enforcement trends, and best practices in compliance.
On the podcast, Steve discusses how CRB Monitor was created to help financial institutions identify and rank the risks associated with different kinds of cannabis-related businesses. He speaks to how the data from the industry has evolved and the banking challenges it faces.Tom Firestone, Co-Chair of Baker McKenzie North American Government Enforcement Practice
Tom Firestone is Co-Chair of the firm's North American Government Enforcement practice and a member of the Firm's Global Compliance & Investigations Steering Committee. He represents clients in matters involving anti-corruption and the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), internal investigations and transactional due diligence. He is also a member of the firm's Cannabis Review Committee and has advised clients on compliance issues related to cannabis.