Insights
July 16, 2019

[Podcast] Regulacje prawne na rynku konopnym w Polsce

  Bearstone Insights were joined by Andrzej Dołecki, activist and former Polish politician to talk about cannabis law in Poland. Andrzej is the founder and the CEO of Wolne Konopie, which advocates for the effective use of cannabis. The episode is recorded in Polish language. In 2017, the Polish government…
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cannabis compliance in europe
Insights
July 10, 2019

Cannabis Industry Compliance in Europe

Bearstone Insights was joined by Marguerite Arnold and Dr. Francis Scanlan to discussEuropean regulations and cannabis compliance. The European Union is known to have stringent standards for consumer goods andpharmaceuticals, but on the nascent cannabis market, it is not always clear how particularproducts are classified. Following legalisation in North America,…
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cannabis poland
Insights
July 1, 2019

[Podcast] The Development of Cannabis Industry In Poland

In this episode of Bearstone Insights we were joined by Michael Klepacz, the founder of Natural Materials Unlimited, to discuss the development of the cannabis industry in Poland. Historically, cannabis was widely used in Poland, but from the mid-20th century, the Polish government began imposing stringent restrictions on its cultivation,…
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Insights
June 11, 2019

[Podcast] Risk Consulting: How will the industry adapt to the coming disruption?

In this episode of Bearstone Insights podcast hosted by Andrew De Roy, together with Boris Milos, we discuss the future of risk consulting. We delve into the factors that pose a threat to risk consulting as a service and urge it to transform. The introduction of automated solutions is significantly…
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whistleblowing europe poiland directive
Insights
June 7, 2019

[Article] Whistleblowing Directive: Implementation in Poland

The planned date for the implementation of the EU whistleblowers’ protection directive is 15 May 2021. Polish companies are now searching for compliance solutions, but many remain uncertain about which whistleblowing system to choose, legal specifics, and best practices for effective implementation. Benefits and legal obligations The EU whistleblowers’ protection…
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european medical cannabis
Insights
June 3, 2019

[Article] Investing in European medical cannabis

European Medical Cannabis Since recreational cannabis was legalized in 2014 in two US states and in 2018 in Canada, investors across the world have kept a close eye on the recreational and medical cannabis markets. Billions have been infused into the industry, with the Canadian market a leading example of…
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Insights
May 31, 2019

[Podcast] European Cannabis Business Start-Up Perspective

In this episode of Bearstone Insights podcast hosted by Andrew De Roy, together with Marguerite Arnold and Francis Scanlan we look into the European cannabis business. We discuss the situation in Europe in general for entrepreneurial companies in terms of access to capital and opportunities to raise money. Our guests…
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medical cannabis in north macedonia
Insights
May 6, 2019

[Interview] Medical cannabis in North Macedonia

  https://youtu.be/G9W3u_n3FBI Medical cannabis in North Macedonia - the green rush Margo: 00:00  Today we're talking to Andrew de Roy, a Founder and Managing Partner of Bearstone Global. There are a lot of talks about progress in the medical cannabis sector in Europe. How do you estimate the regulatory environment…
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Insights
April 30, 2019

[Podcast] Macedonian medical cannabis market: investment opportunities

  In this episode of Bearstone Insights podcast hosted by Andrew De Roy, together with Marguerite Arnold and Vancho Tolomanosi we look into cannabis legalization. Cannabis news are flooded with exciting investment prospects, with opportunists creating cannabis companies for the sake of the green rush. We aim to shine the…
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Technology risk consultancy
Insights
February 25, 2019

[Podcast] How is Technology changing Risk Consulting?

There is much talk of automation and technology destroying jobs. Blue-collar roles have been increasingly replaced with technology, and now algorithms are impacting white-collar workers also, including lawyers and analysts. Risk consulting is one of the areas that are threatened by technological advancement. The global corporate intelligence industry continues to…
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