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CLE Seminar: Sports Betting and Cannabis: Advertising on the Edge

November 20 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm EST

The FCBA Media Committee will sponsor a CLE on Monday, November 20 from 12:00 – 2:00 p.m. ET entitled Sports Betting and Cannabis: Advertising on the Edge.  This program will be held virtually via the Zoom platform.

The FCBA will apply for 2.0 hours of MCLE credit from the VA Bar.  This program has not yet been approved.

FCBA no longer offers CA MCLE credit to attendees.  If you wish to obtain CA credit, you must apply for it on your own.  FCBA will, however, provide a generic certificate of attendance that may be used.  Please click here for more information on the CA Bar Standards for MCLE Activity Approval and Requirements.

Online registration is closed.  Please contact Wendy Parish at if you would like to register.


12:00 – 12:05 p.m.     Welcome and Introductions

12:05 – 1:05 p.m.       The CYA for CBD: Cannabis in Its Many Forms
The panel will focus on the current state of the law for cannabis, CBD and other related products at the federal and state levels, as well as risks and considerations to take into account when deciding whether to carry advertising for them.

Tim Nelson, Partner, Brooks Pierce, LLP

Claire Ferguson, Assistant Secretary/Assistant General Counsel, Gray Television
Brad Deutsch, Office Managing Director, Washington, DC/New York, Foster Garvey
David O’Connor, Partner, Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP

 1:05 – 2:00 p.m.         What are the Odds?  Sports Betting and Daily Fantasy Sports in Advertising and Content
This panel will address the current landscape of sports betting and daily fantasy sports, and how the regulatory environment affects advertising and content services.

Mark B. Denbo, Of Counsel, Smithwick and Belendiuk, P.C

Behnam Dayanim, Partner, Orrick
Joe DiScippio, Senior Vice President, FCC Legal & Business Affairs and Assistant General Counsel at Fox Corporation
Gerard Waldron, Partner, Covington & Burling LLP

Cost: $135.00 for Private Sector Members; $95.00 for Non-Profit 501c3 Members; $50.00 for Government/Academic/Transitional/Retired Members; No charge for Law Student Members; $205.00 for Non-Members


November 20
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm EST
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