Cannabis Clearinghouse Coalition for Model Industry Standards™ is the first clearinghouse for the Cannabis industry standards, best practices, safe harbors, and solutions. There are numerous conflicting federal and state issues to reconcile including real estate, banking, investing and lending. The Coalition seeks to convert all related industry and consumer diverse and conflicting self-interests into comprehensive workable solutions, standards, and safe harbors.

CMIS History of Success: Richard Rydstrom, Esq., Chairman, is a practicing California Attorney in good standing with over 27 years experience for plaintiffs and defendants in California litigation, business owner protections, mediation, arbitration, settlements and transactions; and was the Chairman for CMIS DC for the HAMP, foreclosure and related banking standards, best practices, and safe harbor solutions. Rydstrom’s 110th Congressional Statement was termed the Bible for solutions to the Great Recession.  CMIS DC General Counsel was DICKSTEINShapiro; K Street




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CMIS Mission: CMIS History; Some Interviews & Articles:
PERSON OF THE WEEK: Richard Rydstrom And A New Coalition Of The Willing; CMIS Executive Leadership Summit June 17, 2008 Click ; CMIS Endorsement TARP SecPaulson Click
CMIS; Creation of HAMP & Standards ClickRydstrom CMIS Launches Four Task Forces;  CMIS; HAMP Coalition Work for the Great Recession Click
CMIS; HAMP Program
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CMIS Awards Click ; CMISfocus Magazine Rydstrom & Wilbur Ross Summit Solutions; CMIS Community Banks Magazine Alert
NBI/CMIS Rydstrom Live Webcast 2Vol DVD Set CLE NAtional Event with Book; Rydstrom Congressional Statement 110th Congress House Ways & Means re Economic  Crash & Solutions; ***HARP Program Rydstrom PhilHAll Interview ; Interview Rydstrom Hall Gov Raskin Fines Servicers; Jumbo Loans Interview RydstromNational Experts Rydstrom Interview John Clapp ; AG HArris Interview Rich Rydstrom CMIS ; Mod Safe Harbors by Rydstrom Cmis; FHA GNMA Ballon Rydstrom Cmis; Restructure GSEs Freddie Fannie Rydstrom; Experts Annual Review Rydstrom Secon Financing; Recovery Interview Rydstrom; All Presidents HAMPmen Rydstrom; * * * Commercial; Mods Vegas Rydstrom; Commercial Mods Ready for Prime Time? Rydstrom; FINAL REGULATIONS OPEN ISSUES Rydstrom Cmis; Constructor Magazine Rich Rydstrom; FHFA Principal Reductions Interview Rich Rydstrom Phil Hall;  News Release Secret Seconds Piggyback Mortgages

Rich Ivar Rydstrom Congressional Statement US Govt GPO 110th House Ways Means Committee

Rydstrom Esq Landmark Ca Case HAMP & Unfair Trade Practices West v. JP Morgan Chase;

Rydstrom, Chairman of CMIS on Shadow Banking ;  Rydstrom creates Shadow Banking and Covered Bond Guidance  http://shadowbanking.com

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Richard Ivar Rydstrom, California Attorney at Law,
J.D. Law, Bachelor of Science in Public Accounting
Like a “David vs. Goliath” story, Rydstrom fights back for the “little guy.”

2017/2018 New California Cannabis Laws: Licensure Applications start to issue January 1, 2018;
Applications are underway!:

Superb Attorney Rating by AVVO: With more than 26 years of legal experience, Richard Rydstrom is rated Superb, 10 out of 10 by Avvo – the world’s largest rating directory of lawyers. He has vast experience representing commercial tenants and landlords, plaintiffs, defendants, business owners, and consumer

Lock-Away Wealth Legally:  With over 26 years experience in startup formations, transactions, litigation and business owner protections, Mr. Rydstrom reveals the few legal devices and procedures to lock-away excess retirement funds and property in California, even during periods of legal problems. Asset & Estate Protections  (Click for 13 Secrets of the Rich or Informed Copyright 1989-2017)

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    • New California Cannabis Laws: Licensure Applications start to issue January 1, 2018:
      • MCRSA and AUMA  (“MAUCRSA”)
        • Medical Cannabis Regulations and Safety Act (MCRSA)
        • Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRS)
        • Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) (Ca Dept. Consumer Affairs)
        • Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB)
      • Commercial Leases (Tenants, Landlords)
      • De-conflicting California and Federal Law Conflicts
        • Nuisance Breach/Defaults
        • Illegal Unlawful Breach/Defaults
        • No basis for eviction from Use (if in compliance with Local & State Law)
        • No ownership sharing (or Landlord defacto ownership) or control impairment
        • No Profits Sharing Leases
        • Only one licensee per parcel (uncertainty)
        • No unfettered access by Landlord
        • No Landlord Build-outs or impermissible financing
        • Agreed Work List by technical requirement not Use
        • Compliance with Local and State Laws (conditional use permits)
        • Agreed law and facts
      • 17 Cannabis Cultivation Licenses
      • Indoor, Outdoor, Specialty Cottage, Mixed-Light, Small, Medium, Large, Processors, Nursery
      • Under or Over 10,000 Square Feet
      • Ca Sales and Tax Permits
      • Coops
      • Mutual Benefit Collectives
      • Other Entity Formations
      • Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) (Ca Dept. Consumer Affairs)
      • Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB)
      • Ca Legal Cultivation, Manufacturing, Distribution, Testing, Dispensary, Transportation
      • Restrictions from Schools, Parks, etc.
      • State Law vs. Federal Law Conflicts
      • Safeguard your Retirement Funds and Property (PRT)

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      • Real Estate Leases and Representation: New 2017-2018 Article: Don’t Sign that Lease!
      • (See, e.g., Vice v. Thacker (1947) 30 Cal.2d 84, 90 [―[W]here an agent has assumed to act in a double capacity, a principal who has no knowledge of such dual representation . . . may
        void the transaction.‖].)
      • Don’t sign a Commercial Lease before you get legal representation with emphasis in the new California Cannabis Laws and the Federal confliction with state laws.

        Other Services:
    • Civil, Business & Real Estate Litigation (Click for Home Seller Article)
    • Business & Contract Disputes and Litigation (Plaintiffs and Defendants)
    • Business, Real Estate & Contract Transactions and Drafting (Click for Building Tax Equity Wealth) (Click 1031 Exchanges, Dos & Don’ts)
    • Consumer Rights & Defective Products
    • Asset & Estate Protections  (Click for 13 Secrets of the Rich or Informed)
    • Entertainment Law & Litigation (Music, TV, Film, Contracts)
    • eCommerce, Technology, Internet, SocialMedia and Media Contracts & Litigation (Saas, Consulting, Startups, Employment, Licensing, Development, Maintenance, Support, Disclaimers, Indemnity, Independent Contractor; Owners Asset Protections)
    • Startups and Business Governance Protections (Click for 6 Dangers)

Mr. Rydstrom has been quoted or published by: United States Congress, The Los Angeles Times, USA Today Magazine, MortgageOrb, Mortgage Daily News, Orange County Register, Tax.org, National Business Institute, CMISfocus eMagazine, Pepperdine University (Law, Business Journal), AIR Commercial Real Estate Association, Constructor Magazine for the AGC Association, Society of California Accountants, various Landlords and Real Estate Owners associations and others. Richard is a frequent keynote speaker, moderator, panelist, and CLE instructor for National Business Institute for lawyers, judges, banks, and servicers.

Some significant distinctions include:

Published in a Statement to the 110th Congress, House Ways & Means Committee, Chairman Charles Rangel
Considered a national expert in mortgage banking and related foreclosures
Honorary member of the American Legal and Financial Network (AFN)
Chairman of CMIS (Coalition for Mortgage Industry Solutions)
Member of the HAMP Policy Working Groups (AFN, Treasury, etc.)
CLE speaker and educator for attorneys, judges, banks, servicers, accountants and financial advisors for the National Business Institute (NBI)
Frequent keynote speaker, panelists, and moderator at national conferences and webinars including the AFN, NBI, CMIS, CMBA
Voluntary Settlement Officer (VSO) for all Los Angeles courts


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