Region: CannaVest West

Rick Frimmer


9:15 AM Navigating the US Regulatory, Compliance & Tax Landscape

Partner, Eisner Amper

Rick L. Frimmer is a Managing Director of EisnerAmper LLP. He is the head of the National Cannabis and Hemp Group,
co-head of the Municipal Advisory Group and a member of the Bankruptcy and Restructuring Group, with over 40
years of experience in providing legal, tax, financial advisory and strategic advice to clients in all manner of
transactions. He has represented virtually every high yield bond fund, all the major corporate trustees, and many
private hedge funds. He advises clients and governments on municipal law and cannabis law.

As Group Head of the National Cannabis Group, Rick and a team of specialists in all EisnerAmper offices provide
comprehensive high-end consulting, strategy, tax planning, diligence and quality of earnings, entity formation,
licensing, branding and other advice to cannabis and hemp companies, including major Canadian public entities.

Rick’s career has spanned mergers and acquisitions, corporate securities law, taxation, bankruptcy, public finance,
commercial and tax litigation, and cannabis law. He has gained a national reputation in healthcare, housing,
infrastructure and government debt restructurings, and has consulted on forensic matters involving healthcare
institutions, public companies and governmental units. Rick has been an expert witness in a number of high profile
cases. He has served as a Board member of many Boards of Directors and as Audit Committee Chair of a public
company, as an arbitrator for FINRA and as a fee arbitrator for the San Diego Bar Association. He is also an adjunct
professor of law instructing in bankruptcy and securities at two prominent law schools.

Prior to joining the firm, Rick was a partner in leading national law firms, most recently Schiff Hardin. He is admitted to
the bars of California, Illinois and Pennsylvania and the U.S. Supreme Court. He has appeared in over 20 Federal Courts
of Appeal, District Courts and Bankruptcy Court, and well as numerous state trial and appellate courts.

Rick is a frequent speaker on cannabis law and compliance, and cannabis banking.