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Insurer Bad Faith Set-Up Defense and "Reverse Bad Faith" Claims: Insurer vs. Policyholder Perspectives — March 25

Navigating Insurer Defenses Against Policyholders in Bad Faith Litigation

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Conducting Internal Investigations Amid Heightened Government Scrutiny of Corporate Practices
March 10 (in 5 days)

Contaminated Sites and Long-Term Stewardship: Meeting Obligations for Residual Contamination
March 10 (in 5 days)

Form 706 Compliance for Estates: Challenges With Includable Property, Tax Calculations, Valuation Elections
March 11 (in 6 days)

Leveraging Development Agreements Between Municipalities and Private Parties
March 11 (in 6 days)

M&A Escrow Agreements: Negotiation & Drafting Strategies
March 11 (in 6 days)

Retail Clinics in Healthcare: Overcoming Complex Legal Challenges
March 11 (in 6 days)

ERISA Revenue Sharing Arrangements: Avoiding Plan Asset Status, Complying With Due Diligence Requirements
March 11 (in 6 days)

Lifetime Gifting in Estate Planning: Leveraging QTIP Trusts, QPRTs, SLATs
March 11 (in 6 days)

Structuring Credit Tenant Lease Financing: Alternative to Traditional Real Estate Debt Financing
March 12 (in 7 days)

IPOs for Private Equity-Sponsored Companies Post-JOBS Act: Overcoming the Legal Complexities
March 12 (in 7 days)

Employee Stock Options: Tackling Complex Tax, Accounting and Valuation Challenges
March 17 (in 12 days)

Builder's Risk and CGL Insurance for Construction Projects: Mitigating Developer and Contractor Risks
March 17 (in 12 days)

Negotiating Technology Transfer and Licensing Agreements
March 17 (in 12 days)

IRS CCA 201501013: Navigating New & Heightened Scrutiny of Foreign Investment Fund Lending Income
March 17 (in 12 days)

Physician Recruitment and Employment Agreements: Structuring Key Provisions
March 17 (in 12 days)

FCRA Class Actions in Employment on the Rise: Avoiding and Defending Claims
March 18 (in 13 days)

Asset Spend-Down for Medicaid Qualification
March 18 (in 13 days)

Bank Affiliate Transactions: Navigating Sections 23A and 23B of the Federal Reserve Act
March 18 (in 13 days)

Structuring Special Purpose Entities to Achieve Bankruptcy Remoteness: Latest Developments
March 18 (in 13 days)

Self-Directed IRAs Under IRS Scrutiny: Successfully Clearing the Legal and Tax Minefield
March 18 (in 13 days)

30(b)(6) Depositions in Insurance Coverage and Bad Faith Litigation
March 18 (in 13 days)

Sales and Use Tax Reserve Strategies: Setting Reserves Under Government and Audit Scrutiny
March 19 (in 14 days)

Commercial Mortgage-Backed Securities 3.0: Structuring Commercial Mortgage Securitized Loans in an Evolving CMBS Market
March 19 (in 14 days)

Parallel Patent Proceedings Before the PTAB and Federal Court Post-AIA
March 19 (in 14 days)

Environmental Indemnity in Real Estate Transactions: Allocating Risks of Potential Cleanup Costs
March 24

Antitrust Risks in E-Commerce Pricing and Distribution
March 24

Leveraging Inter Partes Review Petition Denials
March 24

Structuring Joint Exempt Step-Up Trusts: Evolving Tool to Maximize Step Up in Basis
March 24

Insurer Bad Faith Set-Up Defense and "Reverse Bad Faith" Claims: Insurer vs. Policyholder Perspectives
March 25

Medicare in Personal Injury Claim Settlements: Complying With Reporting Requirements and Satisfying Liens
March 26

MAC Clauses in M&A Deals: Negotiation and Drafting Best Practices
March 26

Structuring Common Area Maintenance Provisions in Commercial Leases
March 26

Dental Practice Mergers, Acquisitions, Divestitures and Affiliations
March 26

Pursuing or Defending Consolidated Class Actions in Multidistrict Litigation
March 31

Trademark Dilution: Proving and Defending Against Dilution Claims, Leveraging Recent Court Guidance
March 31

Structuring International Sales Channel Agreements: Complying with Export Laws, FCPA, OFAC
March 31

Overcoming Sect. 101 Rejections Post-Alice Corp.
March 31

Advanced Preference Litigation: Leveraging Key Defenses
April 1

Jury Selection in Employment Litigation: Preparing for Voir Dire, Identifying Bias, Leveraging Strikes
April 1

Joint Representation Agreements and the Insurance Tripartite Relationship: Avoiding Risks
April 1

Data Breaches in Healthcare: Responding to the Growing Threat of Cyber Attacks
April 1

Federal Consolidated Return Regulations for Corporate Taxpayers: Mastering Complex Rules and Guidance
April 2

Negotiating Exclusive Use and Restrictive Covenant Provisions in Office and Retail Leases
April 2

Equity Compensation and Multinational Companies: Strategies for Overcoming Tax Complexities
April 6

Equity Interests as Collateral in Commercial Lending
April 7

Drafting and Enforcing UCC Article 2 Warranty Provisions, Disclaimers and Limitations on Remedies and Damages
April 7

Drafting M&A Agreement Forum Selection and Governing Law Provisions
April 8

California's Myriad New Employment Laws: Complying With Significant Changes to Discrimination, Leave and Wage Laws
April 8

Article III Standing and Rule 23(b)(3) Certification: Latest Litigation Trends
April 9

Conducting and Analyzing Patent Searches
April 9

Stark Compliance Audits in Hospital-Physician Arrangements: Mitigating Provider Liability
April 9

Commercial Leases: Structuring Tenant Build-Out, Improvement, Maintenance and Repair Provisions
April 9

Corporate Governance of Subsidiaries: Emerging Risks and Best Practices
April 14

Structuring Trademark Licenses: Negotiating Scope, Quality Control, Territory and Other Key Provisions
April 14

E-Discovery Strategies: Preparing for New FRCP Amendments on Proportionality and Managing ESI
April 14

Number of Occurrences in Insurance Liability Claims
April 15

Construction Defect Insurance Claims: Accessing Excess Layers of Coverage
April 15

Complying with OSHA's Newly Expanded Reporting and Recordkeeping Rules
April 15

Structuring Private Equity Co-Investments: Risks and Opportunities for Sponsors and Investors
April 15

Structuring Special Needs Trusts for the Elderly and Disabled to Protect Public Benefits
April 16

Patent Subject Matter Eligibility: Navigating the New USPTO Guidance
April 16

Cross-Examination of Expert Witnesses in Personal Injury Cases
April 16

Surviving Heightened Healthcare Enforcement: Avoiding Substantial Penalties and Settlements
April 16

Hotel Management Agreements: Ten Topics for 2015 and Beyond
April 16

Divorce Cases Involving Government Retirement Plans, Military Benefits, and Union-Sponsored Plans
April 21

Drafting Product Distribution Agreements
April 21

Lender Liability: Defending Against Attacks on Loans in Workout, Modification, Default and Bankruptcy
April 21

Rule 23(f) Class Certification Appeals: Pursuing or Challenging Interlocutory Review of Certification Orders
April 21

Income Tax Basis in Estate Planning: Maximizing Advanced Techniques to Avoid Income Tax on Inherited Assets
April 21

New Permanent Foreign Tax Credit "Anti-Splitting" Regulations: Structuring Entities to Avoid Splitter Arrangements
April 21

M&A Tax Considerations for Buyers and Sellers When Negotiating, Structuring and Pricing Deals
April 22

Leveraging Latest CERCLA Decisions and Navigating New Complexities
April 22

Offers of Judgment in Insurance Litigation: Leveraging FRCP 68 and State Law Offers
April 22

Defending Wage and Hour Class Actions: Defeating Certification and Winning Decertification
April 22

Technology-Assisted Review in Merger Investigations and Litigation: Cost-Saving Tool for Antitrust Practitioners
April 22

Real Estate JVs: Structuring Capital Call Provisions and Contribution Default Remedies
April 23

Medicare Quality Reporting and Incentive Programs: Navigating Recent Changes
April 23

Biosimilars: Developing Patent Drafting and Claiming Strategies
April 23

Non-Resident and Mobile Workers: State Tax Traps for Employers
April 23

Navigating FASB's New Pushdown Rules for Acquired Entities
April 23

Sect. 704(c): Contributions to Partnerships and LLCs
April 28

Commercial Lending and Equity Deal Terms for Middle Markets: Borrower and Lender Perspectives
April 28

In-House Counsel and Vendor Management: Developing and Managing a Cost-Effective Vendor Program
April 28

Leveraging Design Patents to Protect Graphical User Interfaces
April 28

Cellphone Tower Regulation: Maximizing Revenue While Protecting Local Interests
April 29

Foreign Earned Income: Form 2555 Exclusion Reporting and Other Tax Issues for Expat Workers
April 29

Broker-Dealer Audits: Tackling Pervasive Deficiencies Identified by PCAOB
April 30

Products Liability Litigation: Addressing Other Similar Incidents and Lack of Prior Accidents Evidence
April 30

Antitrust Compliance in Healthcare Consolidations: Addressing Tension Between Antitrust and ACA Requirements
April 30

Structuring Real Estate Development Agreements With Municipalities
April 30

Enforceable Nondisclosure Agreements: Protecting Trade Secrets and Other Confidential Business Information
May 5

Strategic Use of Voir Dire in Jury Selection
May 5

Drafting Position Statements to Mitigate EEOC Full-Scale Investigations and Lawsuits
May 6

Tax Strategies for Real Estate LLC and LP Agreements: Capital Commitments, Tax Allocations and Distributions
May 7

Divorce and the Impact of Business Valuations on Support and Equitable Distribution
May 12

Schedule M-3 Book to Tax Adjustments
May 13

Evidence Preservation in Nursing Home and Adult Living Facility Injury Litigation
May 13

Environmental Due Diligence for Real Estate Buyers, Sellers and Lenders
May 19

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Perling, Lester

Lester J. Perling

Partner, Broad and Cassel

Mr. Perling's practice focus on health law. He has more than 10 years of experience as a health care executive. He is a frequent national author and lecturer on various health law and health management topics. Mr. Perling’s many published works include: "Medicare Claims Appeals Process Handbook,";"Overview of the Medicare Parts A & B Claims Appeal Process" Chapter in 2009 Medicare and Medicaid Reimbursement Update published by Aspen Publishing and edited by Andrew D. Ruskin; and “Health Care: Whistleblowers Get More Power” article in a June 2009 issue of the National Law Journal.