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Oil and Gas E&P Bankruptcies: Tackling the Unique Complexities of E&P Restructuring
August 31 (in about 11 hours)

Negotiating Contractual Indemnity in M&A Deals: Transactional and Litigation Considerations
August 31 (in about 11 hours)

Partnership Exchanges: Structuring "Drop and Swap" and "Mixing Bowl" Transactions
August 31 (in about 11 hours)

Structuring Private Equity Healthcare Management Service Organizations
August 31 (in about 11 hours)

Income in Respect of a Decedent: Mastering Sec. 691 IRD Calculations, Reporting and Planning Strategies
August 31 (in about 11 hours)

Drafting and Prosecuting Patent Applications to Withstand PTAB Scrutiny
September 1 (in 1 day)

Asset-Based Lending and Structured Finance: Isolation of Assets, Bankruptcy-Remote Structures, Waterfall Technology
September 1 (in 1 day)

Property Tax Issues for Construction Work In Progress: Minimizing Property Tax on CWIP
September 1 (in 1 day)

Products Liability Litigation: Addressing Other Similar Incidents and Lack of Prior Accidents Evidence
September 6 (in 6 days)

Insurance Policy Rescission: Navigating the Differing Legal Standards Underlying a Misrepresentation Claim or Defense
September 6 (in 6 days)

Structuring GRATs: Maximizing Estate Freeze Benefits, Avoiding Costly Errors With Specific Trust Drafting Tools
September 6 (in 6 days)

Electronic Spying and Tracking Spouses in Divorce Cases: What's Legal in the Digital World?
September 7 (in 7 days)

Mastering the Art of Writing Persuasive Appellate Briefs: Practical Tips from Past Appellate Law Clerks
September 7 (in 7 days)

Resolving ERISA Liens and Reimbursement Claims in Personal Injury Cases
September 7 (in 7 days)

Mastering Foreign Tax Credits for Corporations and Individuals: Calculations, Carrybacks, Carryforwards and Limitations
September 7 (in 7 days)

Navigating the IRS Penalty Abatement Procedures for Foreign Information Reporting Noncompliance
September 7 (in 7 days)

DIP Financing: Structuring Roll-Overs, Cross-Collateralization, Priming Liens, Junior DIP Financing and More
September 7 (in 7 days)

New 409A Guidance On Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Plans: Compliance Strategies for Employee Benefits Counsel
September 7 (in 7 days)

U.K.-Based Retirement Accounts for U.S. Taxpayers: Mastering Reporting, Maximizing Planning Opportunities
September 7 (in 7 days)

Settling Wage/Hour Claims: Weighing Settlement Options, Negotiating Damages, and Ensuring Court Approval
September 8 (in 8 days)

Environmental Indemnity in Real Estate Transactions: Allocating Risks of Potential Cleanup Costs
September 8 (in 8 days)

Allocating Risk in Real Estate Leases: Contractual Indemnities, Additional Insured Endorsements and Waivers of Subrogation
September 8 (in 8 days)

Advanced Health Practitioners: Structuring Employment Agreements for Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners and More
September 8 (in 8 days)

After-Final Practice: Navigating Expanding PTO Options to Compact Patent Prosecution
September 8 (in 8 days)

Mastering Section 263A UNICAP Reporting for Partnerships and S Corporations: Getting K-1 Disclosures Right
September 8 (in 8 days)

Tax-Related Tips for Real Estate LLC and LLP Agreements: Capital Commitments, Tax Allocations and Distributions and More
September 13 (in 13 days)

Defending Rule 30(b)(6) Corporate Depositions: Responding to Deposition Notices, Selecting and Preparing Witnesses
September 13 (in 13 days)

IP Due Diligence in M&A: Investigating Transferability of IP Assets, Blocking Rights, Liens and Other Encumbrances
September 13 (in 13 days)

Private Fund Securities Law Exemptions: Navigating Accredited Investors, Qualified Purchasers and Qualified Clients
September 13 (in 13 days)

Attorney-Client Privilege at Risk in Investigations and Audits
September 14

M&A Post-Closing Disputes: Minimizing and Resolving Disputes Over Working Capital Adjustments and Earnouts
September 15

On Sale and Public Use Bars to Patentability: Leveraging Recent Developments
September 15

E-Signatures and Electronic Loan Documentation: Complying with ESIGN/UETA, Interplay With the UCC
September 15

OIG and CMS Voluntary Self Disclosures: Weighing the Risks and Rewards of Self Reporting
September 15

Defending Patents in IPR Proceedings: Best Practices to Mitigate Risks of Claim Cancellation
September 20

Leveraging Rule 68 Offers of Judgment in Settlement Negotiations: Inducing Favorable Settlements, Avoiding Potential Pitfalls
September 20

Fraud in Trademark Applications and Registrations: Proving or Defeating Allegations
September 20

Leveraging New Market Tax Credits to Finance Community Development: Latest Regs, Guidance and Legal Developments
September 20

Structuring Inpat and Expat Pension, Health and Welfare Plans: Challenges for Multinational Employers
September 20

Navigating Section 988 Foreign Currency Transaction Reporting Rules for Options, Straddles and Hedges
September 20

Structuring Split-Dollar Life Insurance Arrangements After Morrissette: Leveraging the Economic Benefit Rule
September 20

Urgent Care Centers: Key Legal and Business Considerations
September 21

Performance Bonds and CGL Insurance in Construction Projects: Navigating Interplay Between Insurance and Surety
September 21

Conservation Easement Amendments: Navigating Amendment Mechanisms, Overcoming Challenges and the Lack of an Amendment Provision
September 21

Structuring Freedom-to-Operate Opinions: Reducing Risk of Patent Infringement
September 21

Proving Damages for Breach of Covenants Not to Compete or Solicit, Confidentiality and Fiduciary Duty
September 21

Broker-Dealer Audits: Identifying and Overcoming Costly Deficiencies in PCAOB Examinations and Avoiding Sanctions
September 21

Negotiating Software Licenses and Technology Agreements With the Federal Government: Use Rights, IP Protection and Data Privacy
September 21

Combating Plaintiff Tactics Commonly Called Reptilian
September 21

Navigating Intra-Class Conflicts: Basis for Certification of Sub-Classes or Denial of Class Certification Entirely?
September 22

Equity Joint Ventures: Structuring Capital Contribution, Waterfall and Other Payment Provisions
September 22

Debt Restructuring and Indenture Amendments: Curing Ambiguities, Navigating Competing Intercreditor Agreements
September 22

Insurance Litigation Under Reservation of Rights: Reimbursement of Defense Costs and Control of Defense
September 27

Expert Witness Depositions: Preparing to Attack the Opponent's Expert
September 27

Drafting Trademark Settlement Agreements to Resolve IP Disputes
September 27

Material Participation Rules for Trusts: Leveraging the Aragona Trust Holding to Minimize NIIT Impact
September 27

Drafting Corporate Sponsorship Agreements for Major Events, Marketing and Promotional Activities
September 27

New Medicare Merit-Based Incentive Payment System: Navigating Changes Under MACRA
September 28

Employment Litigation and Claim Settlements: Tax Withholding and Reporting Implications for Employers
September 28

Structuring Section 708 Partnership Mergers Absent IRS Guidance: Avoiding Termination in Collapsing Transactions
September 28

Navigating Jurisdictional Determinations Under the Clean Water Act: Impact of U.S. Army Corps of Engineers v. Hawkes
September 29

M&A Engagement Letters: Strategies for Buyers, Sellers, Investment Banks and Their Counsel
September 29

Patent Inventorship: Best Practices for Determination and Correction
September 29

Combating Class Settlement Objectors: Overview of Proposed Rule Amendments, Key Preventive Measures and Tactics
September 29

Swap Collateral Documentation and the New Final Margin Regulations for Uncleared Swaps
September 29

Reporting UBTI and UBIT in Partnerships and S Corporations: Mastering K-1 Disclosures for Exempt Org Partners
September 29

Mandatory Unitary Combined Reporting: Navigating Conflicting and Evolving State Rules
September 29

IP Agreements: Structuring Indemnification and Limitation of Liability Provisions to Allocate Infringement Risk
October 4

Section 363 Sales in Oil & Gas Bankruptcies: Purchasing Oil & Gas Assets
October 4

Additional Insured Coverage: Navigating Scope, AI Rights, Insurer Duties, AI Status vs. Contractual Indemnification
October 4

Avoiding "Crummey Power" Mistakes in Drafting Trust Documents
October 4

Employee Performance Rating Systems: Avoiding and Defending Against Discrimination Claims, WARN Act Violations
October 4

Funding Platforms for Rule 506 Offerings: Navigating Broker-Dealer Registration Exemption for Investment Advisers and Issuers
October 4

Uber, Airbnb and Municipalities: Maximizing New Tax and Licensing Revenue Opportunities
October 5

Structuring Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacements Collaborator Agreements
October 5

Structuring Mergers and Sales of Closely Held Businesses
October 6

Overcoming ยง103 Rejections of Software and Electronics Related Patents: Leveraging Recent Decisions and USPTO Guidance
October 6

Structuring REIT Credit Facilities: Loan Terms, Financial Covenants, Commitment Letters, MAC Provisions and More
October 6

Endangered Species Act Compliance in Project Development and Land Use
October 6

UCC Security Interests in Proceeds of Collateral: Navigating Perfection, Priority and Impact of Debtor's Bankruptcy
October 13

Health and Welfare Plan Administrative Services Agreements: Structuring, Executing and Monitoring Contracts
October 18

Drafting Indemnification and Hold Harmless Provisions in Commercial Contracts
October 19

Mastering NIIT for Trusts and Estates: Net Investment Income Tax Planning Strategies to Minimize Surtax
October 19

Renewable Energy Projects: Maximizing Investment and Production Tax Credits
October 26

Leveraging Colossus in Auto Accident Claim Recovery: Maximizing Settlement Offers With Insurance Adjustment Software
October 26

Foreign Investment in U.S. Real Property: Tax Planning and Reporting Challenges
November 1

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Featured Faculty

Smith, Dean

Dr. Dean Smith

Partner, Cadesky Tax

Dr. Smith's practice focuses on international tax and corporate tax. He is President of The British Canadian Chamber of Trade and Commerce. He previously served as National Practice Leader - Expatriate Tax Solutions with Grant Thornton. President of British Canadian Chamber of Trade and Commerce (BCCTC). He served as Chairman of the tax committee of American Chamber of Commerce in Canada (Amcham).