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Partnership Debt Allocations and New IRS Regulations: Prepare Now for Sweeping Changes to Minimize Tax Consequences — December 15

Meeting Challenges of IRS Crackdown on Leveraged Partnerships, Mitigating Liabilities Under the Disguised Sales Rules

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Distributable Net Income: Mastering Difficult DNI Calculations for Estates and Complex Trusts
December 8

Negotiating Hotel Purchase and Sale Transactions: Key Legal Issues for Buyers and Sellers
December 8

Strategic Contract Provisions to Minimize Future Litigation Costs and Liability Exposure
December 8

Protecting Healthcare Providers' Rights to Benefits Under ERISA: Assignment of Benefits and Right to Sue
December 8

Means-Plus-Function Patent Claims After Williamson: Navigating the New Standard
December 8

E-Signatures and Electronic Loan Documentation: Complying with ESIGN/UETA, Interplay With the UCC
December 8

Patent Infringement: Structuring Opinions of Counsel
December 13 (in 5 days)

Self-Employment Tax and NIIT for LLCs and Higher Income Individuals: Navigating the Complex Interplay
December 13 (in 5 days)

Deposing Rule 30(b)(6) Corporate Witnesses
December 13 (in 5 days)

Navigating Performance Bonds, Subcontractor Default, and CGL Coverage for Defective Workmanship and Property Damage
December 13 (in 5 days)

Evidentiary Challenges in Divorce Cases: From Writings and Photos to Text Messages and Social Media
December 14 (in 6 days)

Defending Against ERISA Wrongful Denial of Benefits Claims: Procedural and Substantive Strategies
December 14 (in 6 days)

Using Municipal Land Banks for Urban Renewal: Structuring and Financing Land Banks, Partnering With Land Trusts
December 14 (in 6 days)

Functionality in Trade Dress Prosecution and Litigation: Protecting the Look and Feel of Products and Packaging
December 14 (in 6 days)

New IRC 457(f) Deferred Compensation Rules for Nonprofits: Preparing for Major Changes Ahead
December 14 (in 6 days)

New California Employment Laws: Preparing for 2017 Changes to Fair Pay Act, Leave and Wage Laws, Background Checks, and More
December 14 (in 6 days)

Identifying and Managing Environmental Risks in Commercial Transactions
December 14 (in 6 days)

Addressing Medicare and Medicaid Liens in Personal Injury Cases
December 15 (in 7 days)

Structuring CC&Rs and Easements for Mixed-Use Projects: Best Practices for Developers
December 15 (in 7 days)

Private Equity Waterfall and Carried Interest Provisions: Economic and Tax Implications for Investors and Sponsors
December 15 (in 7 days)

Construction Defect Bad Faith Insurance Claims: Navigating Duty to Defend and Indemnify Denial and Bad Faith Set-Ups
December 15 (in 7 days)

Structuring Agreements Among Lenders in Unitranche Loan Facilities and Overcoming Bankruptcy-Related Risks
December 15 (in 7 days)

Partnership Debt Allocations and New IRS Regulations: Prepare Now for Sweeping Changes to Minimize Tax Consequences
December 15 (in 7 days)

Multiemployer Pension Plan Withdrawal: An In-Depth Examination
December 20 (in 12 days)

Nursing Home Injury Litigation: Evaluating Common Claims, Reviewing Medical Records, and Assessing Damages
December 20 (in 12 days)

Demonstrating Patent Eligibility Post-Alice
December 20 (in 12 days)

Opposing Class Certification by Attacking Plaintiffs' Classwide Damages Methods
December 20 (in 12 days)

New ISO 37001 for Anti-Bribery Management: Leveraging Certification, Understanding Pros and Cons of the New Standard
December 20 (in 12 days)

Structuring Contributions of Appreciated Property to Partnerships: Avoiding Tax Recognition on Built-in Gain Assets
December 20 (in 12 days)

Negotiating Service Level Agreement Key Terms: Scope of Work, Quality of Service, Customer and Vendor Responsibilities
December 21 (in 13 days)

Hospital Employment of Physicians: Complying With Stark Law and Anti-Kickback Statute
December 21 (in 13 days)

Clearing Title for Defects Due to Mortgage-Related Issues, Legal Description Errors, and Foreclosure
December 21 (in 13 days)

Single Asset Real Estate Cramdown: Analyzing Impaired Accepting Class and Per-Plan vs. Per-Debtor Under Sec. 1129
December 21 (in 13 days)

Leveraging Demand Letters to Obtain High Settlements in Auto Accident Cases
January 4

Special Purpose Entities in Real Estate Transactions: Structuring and Documentation
January 4

UCC Battle of the Forms: Confronting Conflicting Terms in Purchase Orders, Invoices and Related Documents
January 4

Parallel Patent Proceedings After Murata, Skyhawke and Shaw: Navigating Claim Construction, Estoppel, RPI, Stays and More
January 4

Modifying Irrevocable Trusts Using Nonjudicial Settlement Agreements
January 4

Fraudulent Conveyance Exposure for Intercorporate Guaranties, Integrated Transactions and Designated-Use Loans
January 4

Complying With CMS' Overhauled Long-Term Care Regulations
January 5

Securing Social Media Admissions in Employment Litigation: Investigative Strategies, Spoliation Warnings, Use of Subpoenas
January 5

Financing Public-Private Partnerships for Infrastructure, Transportation, Energy and Redevelopment Projects
January 5

Bad Faith Claims When Verdicts Exceed Policy Limits: Navigating Nuances of the Insurer's Duty to Settle
January 5

Trust Distributions to Foreign Beneficiaries: Mastering Complex Planning and Calculation Challenges
January 5

Forms 1094 and 1095: Complying With Mandatory ACA Healthcare Coverage Reporting Requirements of IRC 6055 and 6056
January 5

Mitigating Vapor Intrusion Risks: Navigating Interplay Between Federal and State Mandates, Negotiating Real Estate Deals
January 5

Partnership Allocations of Rehabilitation, New Market and Other Tax Credits: Navigating Complex 704(b) Rules
January 5

Form 8621 PFIC Reporting: Navigating the Highly Complex IRS Passive Foreign Investment Company Rules
January 5

Competitor Information Sharing in Joint Ventures and Mergers: Minimizing Antitrust Risks
January 10

FMLA and ADA Leave in the Healthcare Industry: Considerations for Healthcare Employers
January 10

Oil & Gas Bankruptcies: Protecting Lienholder Interests
January 10

Attorney-Client Privilege for Financial Institutions in Internal Investigations, Audits and Bank Regulatory Exams
January 10

Supply Chain Risk Assessment and Compliance: Mitigating Risk With Effective Due Diligence and Supplier Oversight
January 10

Mastering Form 990 Schedule L: Reporting Transactions With Interested Persons
January 10

Finders and Unregistered Broker-Dealers: Understanding the Risks and Recent Developments
January 10

Negotiating Staffing Agency Agreements: Drafting Key Provisions, Minimizing Individual and Joint-Employer Liability
January 11

FAR Subcontractor Flowdown Terms: Contract Negotiation Strategies for Primes and Subs
January 11

Real Estate Finance: Evaluating Property Insurance Under Current Lender Standards
January 11

Structuring Trademark Coexistence Agreements: Evaluating and Negotiating Agreements to Resolve Trademark Disputes
January 11

Mastering Form 8582 Passive Activity Loss Reporting: An Advanced Program on Calculations, Grouping and Tying to 1040
January 11

Navigating Administrative Law in Patent Appeals Involving Review Proceedings
January 12

Multinational Employers and Cross-Border Employment Arrangements
January 12

M&A Disclosure Schedules: Seller and Buyer Perspectives on Making and Updating Disclosures in U.S. and Cross-Border Deals
January 12

Asset-Based Lending: Navigating Borrowing Base, Article 9 Collateral Issues, and Key Loan Documentation Provisions
January 12

Non-Cumulation and Prior Insurance Clauses: Allocating Liability Among Multiple Policies Triggered by Multi-Year Loss
January 12

Preparing Witnesses for Deposition: Overcoming Challenges With 30(b)(6) Representatives and Fact and Expert Witnesses
January 12

Final Section 385 Regs: Navigating State and Local Tax Impact of New Debt-to-Equity Reclassification Rules
January 12

Developing Trends in Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation Representations, Covenants and Indemnification Clauses in M&A
January 17

IP Rights in the Fashion Industry: Leveraging Trademarks, Copyrights and Patents to Protect Designs and Strengthen Brands
January 17

Brownfield Redevelopment: Overcoming Legal Challenges in the Remediation of Contaminated Sites
January 17

Government Investigations and Audits of Private Equity Firms: Preserving the Attorney-Client Privilege
January 18

Clinical Trials and Human Research: Complying With New Regulatory Obligations
January 18

Mastering Reporting of Publicly Traded Partnership and MLP K-1s on Partners' Returns
January 18

Zoning and Other Land Use Restrictions: Identifying and Resolving Issues for Acquisition and Development
January 18

Double Dipping and Business Valuation in Divorce: Navigating Equitable Distribution and Spousal Support
January 18

Class Action Litigation Strategies Between Certification and Trial: Leveraging Procedural and Substantive Motions
January 19

SBA Lending: Documenting, Closing and Servicing 7(a) and CDC/504 Loans
January 19

Boilerplate Clauses in Commercial Contracts: Avoiding Unintended Consequences and Implementing Practical Solutions
January 24

Structuring Revolving Lines of Credit for Multiple Property Portfolios
January 24

Drafting IRA Beneficiary "See-Through" Trust Provisions
January 24

Anti-Corruption Compliance in China: Minimizing FCPA and Chinese Anti-Bribery Law Violations
January 25

Navigating Thorny NLRA and Wage and Hour Issues in the Construction Sector
January 26

Redefining General Solicitation for Securities Offerings in the Internet and Social Media Age
January 31

Data Privacy Class Actions: Navigating Latest Legal Theories, Leveraging Defense Strategies, Evaluating Insurance Coverage
February 2

D&O Indemnification, Fee Advancement and Insurance After Yates Memo on Individual Accountability for Corporate Misconduct
February 14

Avoiding Corporate Successor Liability in Asset Purchases
February 21

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

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Lawrence P. Schnapf

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Mr. Schnapf primarily concentrates on environmental risks associated with corporate, real estate and Brownfield transactions. He counsels clients on environmental compliance, and represents clients in federal and state environmental litigation, enforcement actions, administrative proceedings and private cost recovery actions. Mr. Schnapf has also written numerous articles on environmental law, and is the general editor/contributing author of “Environmental Issues in Business Transactions” published by the Business Law Section of the ABA. He is Chair of the Environmental Law Section of the New York State Bar Association and Co-Chair of the NYSBA Brownfield Task Force.