The Cannabis Industry: Business & Intellectual Appraisal (2 hours)

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Apr 14, 2020

Registration: 7:30 AM / Program: 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM


Member Fee: $0.00
Nonmember Fee: $0.00

Available Discounts

AICPA Member: None
Full time Accounting Educator: None


This course will address business and intellectual property appraisal challenges within the cannabis sector. The content will cover business valuation fundamentals, including premise and standard of value, approaches and methods of value, discounts and premiums, and levels of value. The course will also address the valuation of intellectual property and development stage businesses in the cannabis industry. This event may be a rebroadcast of a live event and the instructor will be available to answer your questions during the event.

Designed For

Owners, operators, advisors and investors in the cannabis industry


Learning outcomes will include:

  • Gain an understanding of how market data is used and abused in valuing cannabis entities
  • Understand the difference between a Calculation of Value and a formal Conclusion of Value
  • Follow an example of using an Income Approach under the Discounted Cash Flows method of valuation for a cannabis cultivation facility
  • Identify resources available to assist in due diligence and valuation engagements

Major Subjects

The course will cover reporting on appraisal matters, finding and screening appraisers and professional standards. Costs and timelines for appraisal projects will be covered.

The content will provide an overview of the cannabis industry and unique issues that confront valuators in this industry.

Attendees will be provided a discount on The Cannabis Industry Accounting and Appraisal Guide, published in July 2018 by the course instructor. This book includes 220 pages of information for owners, operators, investors and advisors in the cannabis industry on IRC 280E, cannabis industry bookkeeping, risk assessment, landmark case law and appraisal matters.

This event has already passed. If you have any questions, please contact us at 503-641-7200 or email