Episode 12

Published on:

29th Oct 2020

Ralf Kaiser - Global cannabis compliance

In this episode, Brenton is joined by Ralf Kaiser, CEO of Integrated Compliance Solutions – helping banks to manage risk around Cannabis, Hemp and CBD transactions. 

A very timely interview, with New Zealand about to hear the results of the cannabis referendum; a referendum that gave the public the opportunity to vote on whether the recreational use of cannabis should be legal, based on the proposed Cannabis Legalisation and Control Bill.

With a potential new $1.5billion dollar market about to open up if the “yes” vote wins, this is a must listen for those interested in being the forefront of this exciting new industry.

Ralf dispels the myth that banks cannot provide banking services to the marijuana industry because it is a violation of the Bank Secrecy Act and Anti-Money Laundering Statutes. As CEO of ICS, Ralf is an industry leader in compliance software and innovative, cost-effective merchant payment solutions for banks, cannabis, CBD and hemp companies.

Join Brenton and Ralf as they explore the future global cannabis market and what this could mean for New Zealand. Find out the lessons that NZ can learn from the US, and how early investors can take action. The NZ referendum results will be live on Friday 6th November 2020, with preliminary results due today (30th October 2020).

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About the Podcast

The Half Time Orange Podcast
Brenton Webber asks companies to explore what their customers need, not just what do they want.
Founded by Brenton Webber in 2018, Half Time Orange is a New Zealand-based customer experience consultancy. Their sole mission is to help companies understand their customers more and to engage with them more effectively. They consider the customer to be the most crucial factor for any organisation.

Those that place the customer at the centre more, experience higher returns and better long-term growth.

Through this podcast, Brenton wants to discover stories of Customer Experience that delight and that his audience can learn more about what treasures await those that do invest in CX.

With this mind, he is going out and meeting leaders of various companies, talking to them to find out what their experience has been with Customer Experience. It’ll be an experience.

Join him as he explores the mountains and valleys of CX from around the world.

To reach out to him or feedback, email podcast@halftimeorange.co.nz

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Brenton Webber

Brenton Webber, founder and managing director of Half Time Orange, knows that when it comes crafting great Customer Experience, everything that impacts the customer is worth considering. A true customer-centric thinker and proponent.