In this conversation, we speak about the growing (pun intended) world of agricultural law, with KJ Chong, legal counsel from BroadGrain Commodities.
Topics: food exporting and safety during COVID; the one-page agreement for the agricultural sector; new grain declarations in NAFTA 2.0 and our Ask-Me-Anything segment.
⚫ How has COVID changed the food safety rules for companies that are shipping and receiving food products? (7:49) ⚫ How are agricultural lawyers able to draft complex legal agreements in just one page? (18:21) ⚫ How is the new NAFTA impacting the way that grain traders verify the quality of their own products? (27:35) ⚫ Our new Ask-Me-Anything segment, featuring five questions submitted by patrons of the Lawyered community (37:02) 🔵 What are some of the unexpected elements about working in the agricultural law space? (37:44) 🔵 What role does trust play when dealing with trading relationships among farmers? (39:23) 🔵 What role do politics and trade patterns have on a lawyer's day-to-day work? (40:55) 🔵 How can in-house legal counsel deal with under-resourced departments? (44:44) 🔵 How can the food service industry bounce back post-COVID? (50:10)