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In addition to working on more cannabis licence applications (465) than any other Canadian consultancy, the Hyde Advisory & Investments team has also worked on over 40 cannabis/hemp projects in 21 countries around the world. Our global cannabis experience includes new licence applications, pilot schemes, build-out/implementation projects, due diligence on international acquisitions, and direct work for foreign governments on policy development and inspector training.


We have the experience needed to navigate regional and global supply chains, as well as international quality, security and record-keeping standards. We have built a proven network of reliable global partners including cultivation/GACP specialists, EU-GMP (and PIC/S GMP) compliance experts, regulatory bodies, regional distributors, cannabis testing labs and global legal/regulatory experts.


The unique knowledge and insights we have gained in Canada and globally are distilled in the following strategic advisory services available to our international clients:


  • Advise governments on cannabis regulatory policy, licensing and compliance strategy, enforcement tools, inspector training and guidance documents.


  • Hired on retainer by cannabis companies to support them on business / licensing strategy, operational ramp-up, regulatory compliance, transaction due diligence and corporate governance.


  • Provide a full range of licensing support services for new applicants and licence holders globally.


  • Conduct ‘acquisition due diligence’ for investors and buyers of cannabis business assets globally.

  • Act as an independent advisor to cannabis company Boards of Directors and Executive Management on matters of corporate governance, regulatory compliance and due diligence. Sit as subject matter expert on Advisory Boards.


  • Work through an extensive and industry-leading network of cannabis sector experts operating around the globe.


  • Act as a credible point of liaison between cannabis companies and foreign governments in nascent/emerging markets.


  • Provide a full range of cannabis security consulting services including site suitability review, physical security design, security licensing documents and operational security guidance.


  • Act as a broker/advisor on business transactions between investors/buyers and cannabis companies

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