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Bearstone Insights is a podcast produced by the directors and employees of Bearstone Global, a commercial intelligence company with offices in Warsaw, Berlin and London. Here we talk about managing the economic, legal and political risks lurking in our dynamically changing world. While we will never talk about our assignments, we are in the business of collecting intelligence and therefore are aware of many of the factors that businesses and entrepreneurs may face when making strategic decisions. Together with our distinguished and interesting guests we discuss them and their possible implications so that our listeners may gain a better understanding of today's business, political and legal environments. What you hear on the podcast does not constitute investment nor strategic decision advice. Bearstone Global is not responsible for the validity of the information shared on Bearstone Insights nor do we accept the liability for any decisions made based on our podcast discussions.

Bearstone Insights is a podcast produced by the directors and employees of Bearstone Global, a commercial intelligence company with offices in Warsaw, Berlin and London. Here we talk about managing the economic, legal and political risks lurking in our dynamically changing world. While we will never talk about our assignments, we are in the business of collecting intelligence and therefore are aware of many of the factors that businesses and entrepreneurs may face when making strategic decisions. Together with our distinguished and interesting guests we discuss them and their possible implications so that our listeners may gain a better understanding of today's business, political and legal environments. What you hear on the podcast does not constitute investment nor strategic decision advice. Bearstone Global is not responsible for the validity of the information shared on Bearstone Insights nor do we accept the liability for any decisions made based on our podcast discussions.
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Poland

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Bearstone Insights is a podcast produced by the directors and employees of Bearstone Global, a commercial intelligence company with offices in Warsaw, Berlin and London. Here we talk about managing the economic, legal and political risks lurking in our dynamically changing world. While we will never talk about our assignments, we are in the business of collecting intelligence and therefore are aware of many of the factors that businesses and entrepreneurs may face when making strategic decisions. Together with our distinguished and interesting guests we discuss them and their possible implications so that our listeners may gain a better understanding of today's business, political and legal environments. What you hear on the podcast does not constitute investment nor strategic decision advice. Bearstone Global is not responsible for the validity of the information shared on Bearstone Insights nor do we accept the liability for any decisions made based on our podcast discussions.

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English

Contact:

+48 668 907 925


Episodes

Global Cannabis Market: Investment and Legal Perspective

8/6/2019
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Bearstone Insights were joined by David Wenger, an experienced New York based lawyer and investor. David is working on cannabis legislation in the US and was one of the early investors into the Canadian and US cannabis markets. His white paper “The Green Regulatory Arbitrage: A Case for Investing in US Multi-State Vertically-Integrated Cannabis Companies” has been widely read all over the world. In this episode of Bearstone Insights, David shared his expert opinion on current and future...

Duration:00:38:33

Regulacje prawne na rynku konopnym w Polsce

7/16/2019
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Bearstone Insights were joined by Andrzej Dołecki, activist and former Polish politician. Andrzej is the founder and the CEO of Wolne Konopie, which advocates for the effective use of cannabis. In 2017, the Polish government legalised the import of medical cannabis. This decision was largely influenced by the activism of patients and activists for the liberalisation of laws around cannabis. The Wolne Konopie organization has been at the forefront of lobbying for medical cannabis...

Duration:00:31:40

Cannabis Industry Compliance in Europe

7/10/2019
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Bearstone Insights was joined by Marguerite Arnold and Dr. Francis Scanlan to discuss European cannabis regulation and compliance. The European Union is known to have stringent standards for consumer goods and pharmaceuticals, but on the nascent cannabis market it is not always clear how particular products are classified. Following legalisation in North America, European countries have moved to remove barriers to the entry of legal forms of cannabis onto the market. For many companies, this...

Duration:00:32:56

Cannabis Industry Development In Poland

6/25/2019
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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, distribution and use. Today, looking at global changes in attitudes towards cannabis, the Polish government has removed some barriers to the provision of...

Duration:00:30:06

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

6/11/2019
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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 influencing risk consulting landscape. As such services are considerably cheaper, risk consultants have to reposition themselves on the market in order to remain competitive. This might also lead...

Duration:00:37:24

European Cannabis Business Start-Up Perspective

5/31/2019
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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 are sharing their knowledge and experience from the perspective of cannabis business start-ups. There is a clear interest in the European market coming from investors around the...

Duration:00:13:59

Medical cannabis in Macedonia: opportunities for investors

4/30/2019
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In this episode of Bearstone Insights, together with Marguerite Arnold and Vancho Tolomanosi we are discussing the risks and opportunities of investing in the North Macedonian medical cannabis market. North Macedonia is being viewed as a low-cost market for the development of medical cannabis products. There are many opportunities to commercialise the market, which we discuss with our guests.

Duration:00:30:21

How is Technology changing Risk Consulting?

1/14/2019
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There is much talk of current next waves of automation and technology destroying jobs, with work increasingly being done by algorithms. After blue collar worker jobs are automated, it is thought that white collar workers will be next on the block with professional services very much in the firing line, with web scrapers and AI increasingly doing the work previously done by analysts. The global risk consulting industry continues to boom, but what next for an industry where technology is...

Duration:00:59:13

Medicinal cannabis momentum in Germany

12/13/2018
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Medicinal cannabis was legalised in Germany in March 2017, and many European are following suit. Investing in medicinal cannabis offers opportunities for first movers, but also challenges. What awaits investors in the coming years? What are the opportunities and challenges? To answer these questions, Andrew de Roy is joined by Marguerite Arnold, the founder of MedPayRx and a cannabis industry journalist, consultant and patient advocate.

Duration:00:37:55

Whistleblowing w Polsce z Rafałem Hryniewiczem i Krzysztofem Krakiem [in Polish]

11/8/2018
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In our first Bearstone Insights Podcast recorded in Polish, we discuss whistleblowing in light of recent global and Polish corporate scandals and planned regulation. The current regulatory dynamic that we are observing most probably will have a significant impact on the corporate landscape and whistleblowing itself. Tematem pierwszej audycji Bearstone Insights Podcast nagrywanej w języku polskim jest whistleblowing, czyli instytucja sygnalisty, w świetle ostatnich afer korporacyjnych oraz...

Duration:00:43:41

Insight on Turkey with Boris Milosh and Tom Nikoloski

9/24/2018
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In our second Bearstone Insights podcast we take a look at Turkey to see how the latest geopolitical and economic developments can impact business and investors. What are the challenges? Can we expect any more turbulence in the near future? What risk factors should the decision makers be aware of? Our guests are: – Boris Milosh, a Partner at Bearstone Global. Boris has more than fifteen years of international experience in corporate finance (M&A, valuation, risk management and...

Duration:00:55:11

Geopolitics in the Balkan region with Boris Milosh and Tom Nikoloski

8/23/2018
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In our first Bearstone Insights podcast we explore the current geopolitical situation in the Balkans. What are the risks and their implications and how can the regional status quo develop? Our guests are: - Boris Milosh, a Parnter at Bearstone Global. Boris has more than fifteen years of international experience in corporate finance (M&A, valuation, risk management and derivatives), as well as corporate strategy and business development experience (business modelling, product development,...

Duration:00:42:00