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EMC 420 Financial Forum, hosted by Emerging Markets Coalition

3rd Party Hosted Event
Date: 8 September 2021
Time: 4:00 PM ET
Location: 1601 K Street, NW, Washington, D.C. 20006

On Wednesday, 8 September 2021, K&L Gates and the Emerging Markets Coalition (EMC) will host discussions with key industry leaders and experts regarding how financial services businesses deal with the fast-growing Cannabis-related industry, followed by cocktails and networking prior to the National Cannabis Business Conference. We will discuss ways to drive and normalize financial services business in this space.


  • 4:00 - 5:00 p.m. Panel
  • 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. Reception

Discussion Leads

  • Linda C. Odom, Partner, K&L Gates LLP 
  • Kirsten Trusko, CEO and Founder, EMC

About EMC

The Emerging Markets Coalition (EMC) is a 501c6 – a not-for-profit member-driven advocacy and educational organization – for financial services in underserved markets. Our first targets are the Cannabis-related industries (hemp, CBD, Cannabis). EMC advocates and drives for normalization of business and access to full financial services (banking, insurance, payments, legal, accounting, etc.) for the Cannabis-related industries.

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