Webinars

calculator and coins on financial newspapers

Convertible Debt and Priced Equity Rounds: Evaluating the Preferred Deal Structure for Early-Stage Financing — March 15

Pros and Cons of Different Financing Options from Perspectives of Entrepreneurs and Investors

Our live webinars offer a time-saving continuing education option with no lost travel time or expenses.

Upcoming Programs Upcoming Programs RSS

Structuring Collaborative Agreements in Life Sciences
February 21 (in about 1 hour)

Avoiding Corporate Successor Liability in Asset Purchases
February 21 (in about 1 hour)

Navigating Divergent State Sales Tax Treatment of Product and Service Warranties and Software Maintenance Contracts
February 21 (in about 1 hour)

Pipeline Projects: Preparing for FERC Certification, Addressing Environmental Impacts
February 21 (in about 1 hour)

Construction Site Injury Litigation: Pursuing or Defending Claims Against Site Owners, Contractors and Other Third Parties
February 21 (in about 1 hour)

Interpreting Partnership Agreements and Reporting Terms on Form 1065
February 21 (in about 1 hour)

Tax and Estate Planning for Art Collectors
February 21 (in about 1 hour)

Food Safety Regulation and Litigation: Minimizing the Risk of Product Liability Claims
February 22 (in 1 day)

Mastering Form 5471 for Interests in Foreign Entities: Determining Ownership Share and Correct Filing Status
February 22 (in 1 day)

Interest Rate Hedges in Real Estate Finance: Placing Swaps, Caps, and Collars on Floating Rate Loans
February 22 (in 1 day)

Personal Injury Claims Against Municipalities: Defending Vehicular Liability and Premises Liability Claims
February 22 (in 1 day)

FCPA Compliance in Latin America 2017: Implementing Compliance Programs and Mitigating Legal Risks
February 22 (in 1 day)

EEOC Onsite Investigations: Employer Best Practices for Preparing for and Cooperating With Investigators
February 22 (in 1 day)

RLUIPA Land Use Claims: Latest Litigation Trends and Key Case Law Developments
February 22 (in 1 day)

UCC Article 9 Update on Searching and Filing: Lessons Learned Under Amended Rules, Best Practices for Secured Lenders
February 23 (in 2 days)

IRC 732(d) Partnership and LLC Basis Adjustments for Tax Counsel
February 23 (in 2 days)

Deposition Strategies in Divorce and Custody Cases: Taking and Defending Depositions of Parties, Lay Witnesses and Experts
February 23 (in 2 days)

Functional Claiming for Software Patents: Leveraging Recent Court Treatment
February 23 (in 2 days)

Occurrences in Construction Defects Claims: Triggering Coverage and Interpreting Exclusions Under CGL Policies
February 23 (in 2 days)

Social Media, Internet and Email Evidence at Trial: Admissibility of Electronic Evidence
February 28 (in 7 days)

Protecting Trademarks Abroad: Madrid Protocol vs. National Filing Directly in Foreign Jurisdiction
February 28 (in 7 days)

Private Equity Compliance With ERISA: Navigating Manager Fiduciary Duties for Funds Holding ERISA Plan Assets
February 28 (in 7 days)

Anticipating Post-Closing Environmental Issues in Real Estate Deals
February 28 (in 7 days)

Complying With Final Rule Revising the Common Rule for Clinical Trials and Human Research
February 28 (in 7 days)

Employee Benefit Plan Voluntary Correction Programs: Fixing Costly Errors and Preserving Tax Benefits
March 1 (in 8 days)

Property Management and Leasing Agreements: Key Provisions for Multi-Family, Office, Retail and Industrial Properties
March 1 (in 8 days)

Structuring Gainsharing Arrangements and Bundled Payments: Latest Developments
March 1 (in 8 days)

Summary Judgment Motions in Wage and Hour Class and Collective Actions: Pre- and Post-Certification Strategies
March 1 (in 8 days)

U.S.-Canadian Tax and Estate Planning for Cross-Border Clients
March 1 (in 8 days)

MAC Clauses and Indemnification Provisions in M&A Deals: Recent Trends in Negotiating and Drafting
March 1 (in 8 days)

Navigating the IRS Appeals Office Process: Achieving Settlement, Avoiding Litigation
March 1 (in 8 days)

Avoiding the Accidental Franchise When Structuring Licenses or Distribution Agreements
March 2 (in 9 days)

Secured Lending: Negotiating and Interpreting Best Efforts, Ordinary Course of Business, and Anti-Assignment Provisions
March 2 (in 9 days)

Defending Class Actions Using Absent Class Member Discovery
March 2 (in 9 days)

Tax Issues in Transferring LLC and Partnership Interests
March 2 (in 9 days)

Responding to Patent Demand Letters: Leveraging State Laws on Bad Faith Assertion of Patents
March 2 (in 9 days)

Insurance Bad Faith Pre-Trial Strategies: Demand Letters, Pleadings, Defenses, Damages, Bifurcation, and Experts
March 2 (in 9 days)

New FASB ASU 2016-14 on Not-For-Profit Financial Reporting and Disclosures: Are You Ready?
March 7

Renewable Energy Projects: Structuring Operations & Maintenance Agreements
March 7

The URS, UDRP, ACPA and Beyond: Domain Name Enforcement in the gTLD Era
March 7

Prepackaged and Prenegotiated Chapter 11 Reorganizations: Debtor and Creditor Strategies
March 7

Daycare Injury Litigation
March 7

Commission Pay for Employees: Structuring Agreements and Defending Claims Absent a Contract
March 7

Multiemployer Pension Plan Withdrawal: An In-Depth Examination
March 7

FBAR Update: Mastering FinCen Form 114, New Deadlines, Extension, Penalty Resolution and Waiver Provisions
March 7

Local Regulation of Railroads: Guidance for Municipal Attorneys on Navigating the Complexities of Federal Preemption
March 8

Hotel Franchise Agreements and Comfort Letters: Legal Challenges for Real Estate Lenders
March 8

Ethical Issues When an Attorney Leaves the Firm: Managing Client Communications and Files, Work Product, Conflicts of Interest
March 8

Complying With the New 21st Century Cures Act: Hospitals, Healthcare Providers, Clinical Researchers and More
March 8

Equity Interests as Collateral: Creating and Enforcing Security Interests in Stocks, Partnerships and LLCs
March 9

Key 2016 NLRB Rulings Impacting Non-Union and Union Employers: Avoiding Pitfalls in an Evolving Legal Environment
March 9

How to Use Broadest Reasonable Interpretation to Your Advantage in Patent Prosecution
March 9

Divorce Cases Involving Social Security or Social Security Disability Income: Implications for Spousal and Child Support
March 14

Trademark Bullying: Cease and Desist and Litigation Tactics in the Battle for Brand Protection
March 14

Clean Water Act Citizen Suits: Defense and Litigation Strategies
March 14

Minimizing Lender Risks of Fraudulent Transfer in Bankruptcy and Under the Uniform Voidable Transactions Act
March 14

Advanced Deposition Techniques: Leveraging Exhaustion, Boxing-In, and Summarization Approaches With Adverse Witnesses
March 14

Convertible Debt and Priced Equity Rounds: Evaluating the Preferred Deal Structure for Early-Stage Financing
March 15

Addressing Medicare and Medicaid Liens in Personal Injury Cases
March 15

Sweeping New Immigration Regulations for Highly Skilled Workers: Implications for Employers and Foreign Workers
March 15

Insured/Third-Party Settlements and Consent Judgments After Insurer Denies Coverage
March 15

Medicaid Audit Overpayments: Challenging Statistical Sampling and Extrapolation
March 15

Exit Strategies in LLC Agreements: Member Withdrawal, Resignation or Disassociation
March 16

Antitrust Risks in E-Commerce Distribution: Avoiding RPM, MAP and Other Pitfalls in Online Sales and Pricing
March 16

Ascertainability Requirement for Class Certification
March 16

New Special Purpose National Bank Charter for FinTech Companies: Evaluating the Benefits and Regulatory Pitfalls
March 16

Advice of Counsel Defense in Patent Litigation: Protecting Attorney-Client Privilege
March 16

Liability Claims Against Architects, Engineers and Construction Design Professionals
March 21

Structuring Loan Participation Agreements, Conducting Lender Due Diligence
March 21

New ASU 2014-09 Revenue Recognition Standard: Implementing a Transition Plan for Compliance Now
March 21

Environmental Obligations in Bankruptcy: Reconciling the Conflicting Goals of Bankruptcy and Environmental Laws
March 21

USPTO Examiner Interview Strategies: Preparing for and Conducting Interviews to Advance Patent Prosecution
March 21

Representations and Warranties Clauses in Commercial Contracts: Avoiding Drafting and Negotiation Pitfalls
March 21

Structuring Cash Balance Pension Plans: Maximizing Tax Benefits and Limiting Risks
March 21

Structuring Complex Easement Agreements in Commercial Real Estate Deals
March 22

Negotiating and Navigating the Fraud Exception in Private Company Acquisitions
March 22

Avoiding "Due on Transfer" Provisions in Land Trusts and Single-Member LLCs
March 22

Medical Necessity Documentation, Challenges and Defense
March 22

Motions in Limine in Personal Injury: Obtaining Early Rulings on the Exclusion or Admissibility of Certain Evidence
March 22

Private Equity Waterfall and Carried Interest Provisions: Economic and Tax Implications for Investors and Sponsors
March 22

Sales Transactions of Controlled Foreign Corporation Stock: Avoiding Tax Impact For Buyers and Sellers
March 22

Policyholder's Duty to Cooperate: Advocating or Defending Against Loss of Coverage for Breach
March 23

Employee Leave Under FMLA, ADA and Workers' Comp: Navigating Overlapping and Conflicting Leave Laws
March 23

Design Patent Damages: Impact of Samsung v. Apple on Patent Prosecution, Litigation and Valuation
March 23

DOJ Guidance on Individual Accountability for Corporate Misconduct: Implications for Companies
March 23

Navigating the Effectively Connected Income Tax Regime: Avoiding Devastating Impact on Taxes and Financial Statements
March 23

Structuring Real Estate Loans With Foreign Borrowers, Trusts and Tenants in Common
March 28

CERCLA Bona Fide Prospective Purchaser Defense: Securing and Maintaining Liability Protection
March 28

Protecting Nontraditional Trademarks Under Trademark, Copyright and Design Patent Law
March 28

Litigating Trucking Accident Injury Claims: Theories of Liability, Impact of CSA Recordkeeping and Other Unique Issues
March 29

Investment Advisers Under Heightened Scrutiny: Lessons from Recent SEC Enforcement Actions
March 29

Medical Expert Depositions in Workers' Compensation Cases: Deposing Experts and Raising Strategic Objections
March 29

Using Inverted Leases to Finance Renewable Energy Projects
March 29

Insurance and the Tripartite Relationship: Conflicts of Interests and Right to Independent Counsel
March 29

Drafting Enforceable Limitation of Liability Clauses in Business Contracts
March 30

Restructuring Unitranche Loan Facilities: Navigating the Unique Aspects of Agreements Among Lenders
March 30

Withholding on Equity Awards: Mastering Complex New FASB ASC 718 Standard and IRS Requirements
March 30

Structuring Preferred Partnership Freezes in Estate Planning: Navigating IRC Chapter 14 Valuation Rules
March 30

Audit Response Letters and Disclosures: In-House Counsel's Role in Balancing Auditor Demands and Company Privileges
March 30

Latest PTAB Decisions: Leveraging Trends in Institution and Final Written Decisions, Understanding Federal Circuit Scrutiny To Date
March 30

Private Equity: Executing a Successful Leveraged Dividend Recapitalization
April 12

Continuing Education

Strafford programs offer a high quality and efficient Continuing Education option.

Strafford is an approved sponsor for CLE and CPE in states that accredit webinars.

Search for Programs



(Optional)

Strafford Information Solutions

Strafford Information Solutions

Founded in 1984, Strafford is a leading continuing education provider offering nearly 700 live interactive webinars a year, as well as a large selection of recorded events in downloadable and traditional formats. Strafford has a long-standing commitment to serving the information needs of the legal, tax, accounting and security professions by providing the most up-to-date and relevant briefings.

Distinguished Faculty and Advisory Boards

Strafford's seminars are developed exclusively by experienced professionals, under the guidance of distinguished advisory boards—providing the real-world perspectives of outside experts and practitioners from law and accounting firms, industry and academia.

Strafford's editorial approach ensures unmatched quality and allows professionals to confidently cut down on research time knowing they are briefed on all the key developments in their profession.

Featured Faculty

Weise, Steven

Steven O. Weise

Partner, Proskauer Rose

Mr. Weise practices in all areas of commercial law and has extensive experience in financing, especially in those secured by personal property, including structured financing. He is regarded as one of the foremost authorities on Article 9 of the UCC. He is a member of the Permanent Editorial Board for the UCC and a member of the American Law Institute’s UCC Article 9 Drafting Committee. Mr. Weise is also the past chair of the American Bar Association’s Business Law Section Legal Opinions Committee.