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Cassels Brock Role on Blockbuster Cannabis Deal Profiled in American Lawyer

Publish: 11/22/2017

Jonathan Sherman was quoted in American Lawyer's article on a recent blockbuster deal in the cannabis industry. The publication notes that Cassels Brock was among the firms to "nab a role on one of the biggest deals in the cannabis space ahead of Canada's legalization of recreational marijuana next year."

In the deal, writes Meaghan Tribe, "three major cannabis companies joined forces in an unprecedented partnership that will enable the sale an cultivation of marijuana across Canada."

Cassels Brock represented Canopy Growth on the transaction with a team that included John Vettese, Cathy Mercer, Bernice Karn, Chuck Rich and Jonathan Sherman. Says Jonathan: "It's probably the most transformative joint venture partnership that the sector has seen to date in terms of both the ability to partner in Canada and look at international opportunities."

Read the full article here.