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Entity Selection and Considerations for Conversion: Advantages and Disadvantages
Formation and Elections, Start-Up and Organization Costs, Tax Issues
September 28, 2021 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE course will advise corporate counsel on the more complex issues when addressing entity selection in starting up a new business in 2021. The panel will discuss a crucial first decision in choosing the correct form of entity to accomplish the company's goals including the tax consequences of... Read More

Avoiding the Accidental Franchise: Best Practices for Structuring Licenses or Distribution...
September 28, 2021 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE course will guide business counsel in determining when arrangements intended as licenses or distribution agreements could inadvertently result in creating a franchise. The panel will discuss strategies for structuring these arrangements to avoid an accidental franchise. Read More

Drafting Source Code Escrow Agreements: Allocating Risks and Costs Between Parties, Record...
September 30, 2021 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE course will provide counsel with best practices on drafting source code escrow agreements, particularly when the business utilizes a software-as-a-service solution. The panel will address how providers are more frequently including source code escrow in their form subscription agreements to... Read More

Ethical Risks of Attorney Social Media Activity: Navigating the Dangers of LinkedIn, Twitt...
Avoiding Inadvertent Attorney Advertising and Client Relationships, Disclosure of Privileg...
October 6, 2021 CLE, CLE Ethics Live Webinar

This CLE course will explore the ethical issues that arise when attorneys use social networking sites and blogs. The panel will discuss the risks associated with LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, and other popular sites and outline the evolving ethical rules related to lawyers and online activity. The pa... Read More

Audit Response Letters and Disclosures: Counsel's Role in Balancing Auditor Demands and Co...
Lawyers' Responsibility and Limitations Under the ABA Treaty When Responding to Audit Requ...
October 7, 2021 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE course will guide counsel for responding to external auditor inquiries concerning their client's litigation, claims and assessments, and related financial reporting and disclosures. The panel will explain best practices for providing information regarding "pending or overtly threatened" leg... Read More

Structuring Termination Clauses in Commercial Contracts: Force Majeure, Impossibility, Fru...
October 12, 2021 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE course will guide business counsel through legal concerns in negotiating termination and suspension provisions contained in commercial contracts drafted in a pre-pandemic world, as well as the considerations for such provisions in the post-pandemic economic environment. The panel will discu... Read More

On-Premise Software Licensing vs. Cloud Computing Contracts: Advantages and Disadvantages
Perpetual Licenses vs. Term Subscriptions, Rights in Deliverables, Data Management vs. Acc...
October 19, 2021 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE course will advise business and technology counsel on the advantages and disadvantages of using on-premise software licensing agreements (SLAs) versus cloud computing contracts. The program will focus on the key terms in these various contracts and discuss how they differ from traditional s... Read More

An Attorney’s Guide to Internet Defamation and Website Removal
Recent Case Law, Libel and Slander vs. Defamatory Conduct, Cease and Desist Demands, Anti-...
October 21, 2021 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE course will provide corporate counsel with an overview of what constitutes online defamation and explore the complex web of laws governing defamatory statements, including the First Amendment, the Communications Decency Act (CDA), the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA), recent case law... Read More

Contract Drafting Essentials: Structuring, Analyzing, and Interpreting Business Agreements
October 26, 2021 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE course will guide business counsel on identifying and avoiding potentially costly pitfalls in drafting contracts. The panel will offer best practices for structuring, analyzing, and interpreting business agreements. Read More

Drafting Software and Technology Reseller and Distributor Agreements: Best Practices for N...
Payment Risks, Value Added Resellers, Mixed Models, Termination
November 2, 2021 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will guide counsel on drafting and negotiating key contractual provisions in software and technology reseller and distributor agreements. The panel will discuss clauses to include in the agreements and strategies to avoid common contracting pitfalls. Read More

Drafting Arbitration Clauses: Applicable Law, Procedural Rules, Arbitrator Fees, Remote Ar...
November 9, 2021 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE course will provide counsel with best practices in drafting arbitration clauses in commercial agreements. The panel will discuss how to clarify terminology while utilizing clear and precise language, what applicable law and procedural rules to include, how to incorporate remote arbitration,... Read More

In-House Counsel Communications: Protecting Attorney-Client Privilege and Work Product Wit...
Best Practices During Litigation for Internal Communications and Taking Employee Statement...
November 11, 2021 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE course will prepare counsel (in-house and outside) to protect the attorney-client privilege over confidential communications with company employees and representatives in investigations and litigation, including document discovery and depositions. The panel will discuss issues that arise re... Read More

Drafting Client Engagement Agreements: Legal Ethics Considerations for Counsel
Leveraging the Agreement to Defend Against Disciplinary Actions and Malpractice Claims
November 11, 2021 CLE, CLE Ethics Live Webinar

This CLE course will guide attorneys regarding engagement agreements with their clients. These agreements can help avoid costly disputes down the line regarding the scope of representation, fees, conflicts of interests, and many other aspects of the attorney-client relationship. Familiarity with the... Read More

New Prop 65 Amendments: Supply Chain Compliance Polices, POS Warning, Additional Alcoholic...
December 14, 2021 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE course will address the second set of amendments to Proposition 65, a/k/a the Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986. The ballot initiative relates to disclosure for consumer goods and the supply chain. The panel will address the additional requirements instituted by this new... Read More

ESG Criteria and Risks to Corporation and Boards: Establishing Measurements, Oversight, an...
September 23, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will provide corporate and in-house counsel an overview of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) criteria and the framework and legal requirements for ESG reporting and disclosure. The panel will examine directors' fiduciary duties related to ESG measures and decision-making, d... Read More

Agile Software Development Agreements: Navigating Complex Contracting Issues
Evaluating Agile vs. Waterfall Development; Structuring Provisions on Pricing, Project Pla...
September 21, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will guide corporate and technology counsel in evaluating the benefits and risks of agile software development and structuring essential provisions in agile software development agreements. The panel will discuss current trends in agile development methods, legal issues that arise wi... Read More

New EU-Approved GDPR Standard Contract Clauses: Mandatory Assessments, Affirmative Obligat...
September 14, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

The CLE course will guide counsel on the new Standard Contractual Clauses (SCCs) released by the European Union on June 4, 2021. The new SCCs address the compliance requirements for cross-border data transfers under the EU's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The panel will address what the... Read More

D&O Insurance Challenges: Mitigating Liability Due to Class Actions and Shareholder Claims
Insurance Renewals and Reduced Policy Limits, Captive Insurance and Other Alternatives
September 14, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will address the limitations and claims being brought against corporate directors and officers in 2021. The panel will address the increase in shareholder and class action claims filed in the wake of COVID-19 and subsequent economic issues. The panel will discuss the limitations with... Read More

AML and Bank Secrecy Act Compliance: Increased Enforcement and Customer Identification Req...
September 9, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will provide corporate counsel guidance on creating compliance with Anti-Money Laundering and Bank Secrecy Act obligations. The panel will address the increased enforcement of these statutes and the escalating fines and penalties imposed on companies for AML violations. Read More

Avoiding Bad Contract Drafting: Looking at the Big Picture, Structure, Language, Definitio...
August 31, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will provide a refreshing and entertaining approach to contract drafting by exploring what not to do and why not to do it. In addition, the program will review the evolution of contract drafting and why strategies that worked in the past may be less suitable now. Read More

Ransomware, Cyber Insurance, and the GC's Role: New Executive Order, Risks Related to Paym...
August 26, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will discuss how general counsel can assist and address a company's risk when facing a ransomware attack. The panel will discuss the executive order issued in May 2021 by the Biden administration instituting tech standards for businesses acting as government contractors to limit pote... Read More

Artificial Intelligence and Algorithms in Contract Development: New FTC Guidance and Europ...
Overcoming Bias and Discrimination in Computer-Generated Contracts
August 17, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will advise counsel on the use of artificial intelligence (AI) and related algorithms in contract development and how the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the European Commission (EC) intend to regulate AI in contracts to mitigate bias and discrimination claims. Read More

E-Signature, E-Contract, and Remote Notarization: New Regulatory Developments and Recent E...
August 5, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will review the most recent state and federal updates regarding the use of e-signatures, e-contracts, and remote notarization. The panel will discuss the expansion of the use of e-contracts in previously restricted industries and 2021 decisions about the enforceability of e-contracts... Read More

Shotgun Agreements: Advantages and Disadvantages to Breaking Board Deadlock, Establishing...
July 22, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will provide advice to counsel on how and when to utilize a shotgun buy-sell agreement. The panel will address the means to protect a closely-held business from the worst consequences of ownership and shareholder deadlock. Parties can establish a fair and equitable price to be determ... Read More

New Buy American Executive Order: Supply Chain, Compliance Policies, Waivers, Component Te...
July 13, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will address compliance with the Biden Buy American Executive Order and new waiver government contractors must seek for exemption. The panel will discuss what policies will replace the prior component test and the government's price preference requirements for future suppliers. Read More

Drafting Enforceable Commercially Reasonable Efforts Clauses in Business Agreements
Closing Obligations, Earn-Out Agreements, Licensing Agreements, Recent State Cases
June 29, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will guide counsel in best practices in drafting "best efforts," "commercially best efforts," "commercially reasonable efforts," or some other "efforts" clauses. The panel will discuss the burden of these clauses on businesses, the status of cases recently decided in Delaware, New Yo... Read More

Legal Ethics Issues When an Attorney Leaves the Firm
Managing Client Communications and Files, Work Product, Conflicts of Interest
June 24, 2021 CLE, CLE Ethics CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will prepare law firms and practitioners for legal ethics issues that arise when an attorney leaves one firm for another firm. The panel will discuss critical topics such as client communications, work-product disputes, and conflicts facing the attorney and the new firm. Read More

Assessing the Value of Small Businesses: Understanding Minority Discounts in Operating Agr...
June 24, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will advise corporate counsel to family-owned and small businesses on the issues related to the potential application and impact of minority discounts in buyouts, sales, and, ownership disputes. Read More

Drafting Technology Services Statements of Work: Avoiding Contracting Pitfalls
Structuring Terms and Conditions, Anticipating Common Areas of Dispute, and Streamlining N...
June 22, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will provide business counsel with a roadmap for drafting statements of work (SOWs) for the purchase of technology services. The panel will discuss terms and conditions to include in an SOW and strategies to avoid common contracting pitfalls and resolve disputes. Read More

Managing ESG Compliance in Complex Supply Chains
Responding to Emerging Regulations, Protecting Licenses, Increasing Shareholder Confidence
June 17, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will discuss the potential environmental, social, and governance (ESG) issues posed by suppliers in increasingly complex supply chains that can increase reputational risks to an organization. The panel will address legal requirements in the U.S., EU, China, and other countries, as we... Read More

GC's Role in Remote Work Legal Issues: Data Governance, Privacy, Automating Documentation,...
June 16, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will address the need to effectively manage corporate data while business workforces remain principally in a work-from-home environment. The panel will discuss how to construct a centralized data catalog and how management can effectively work with their teams remotely. The panel wil... Read More

Buying and Selling NFTs via Blockchain: Ownership Rights, IP Concerns, First Sale Doctrine
June 15, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will provide counsel with a primer on the legal implications of creation of non-fungible tokens (NFTs) via blockchain technology. The panel will discuss the unique aspects of these tokens, the markets NFTs, copyright ownership, limitation of liability, and rights of owners. Read More

ESOPs as a Succession Planning Tool: Delivering Meaningful Benefits to Participants, Compl...
June 10, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will provide corporate counsel to small and closely-held businesses with an overview of employee stock ownership plans (ESOPs) as an option for succession planning. The panel will discuss how to develop an ESOP that maximizes the potential of ESOPs in succession planning, delivers be... Read More

Managing Supply Chain Risks in 2021: Insurance, Force Majeure, Rights and Contractual Obli...
June 10, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will guide counsel on managing supply chain risks and liability in the global pandemic and uncertain economic climate. The panel will discuss what steps have worked most successfully for the past year to mitigate these risks. The panel will also address supply chain contract issues,... Read More

Limiting Liability in Business Agreements: Contract Clauses, Financial Caps, Indemnities,...
June 1, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will advise counsel on how to structure deals to limit liability by focusing on contract clauses and financial restrictions or caps. The panel will discuss ways to include indemnification or liquidated damage provisions and how state contract laws may affect risk management. Read More

Integrating Information Security Protections in Supplier Agreements: Guidance for Business...
Evaluating Data Security Risks, Negotiating Contractual Protections, Monitoring Supplier P...
May 25, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will guide business and technology counsel for incorporating information security protocols into supplier contracts. The program will discuss due diligence strategies, specific clauses to include in agreements, and effective tactics for monitoring supplier performance and compliance... Read More

Drafting Transportation Contracts: Negotiating Key Terms in Shipper, Carrier, and Intermed...
Ensuring performance and managing risk exposure in the transport and delivery of goods
May 18, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will guide counsel in drafting complex transportation agreements governing containerized commercial goods shipping from manufacturers to distributors to retailers both domestically and internationally. The panel will discuss best practices for negotiating contract terms on behalf of... Read More

Corporate Board Meeting Minutes, Agendas, and Other Written Records: Governance Best Pract...
Safeguarding Directors Against Breach of Fiduciary Duty Claims With Effective Document Pre...
May 13, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will guide corporate secretaries and other governance professionals in implementing best practices for board of director meetings to guard against breach of fiduciary claims and other legal challenges to director actions. The panel will discuss critical considerations for boards and... Read More

Force Majeure Clauses in Contracts: Drafting and Enforcing Provisions for U.S. and Interna...
May 11, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will focus on drafting force majeure clauses to address the issues and factors required by U.S. courts for enforcement and address the international reach and interpretation of what "superior force" may mean on a global level. The panel will guide counsel on the precise nature of the... Read More

Updating Reps, Warranties, and Indemnification Provisions in Software and Cloud Computing...
May 6, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will guide business and technology counsel to review and revise representations, warranties, and indemnification clauses in software and cloud computing agreements, given increased malware threats and other security vulnerabilities. The panel will discuss key considerations when upda... Read More

Cybersecurity and Supply Chain Issues After SolarWinds
Restrictions on International Contractors and Domestic Software
April 29, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will provide counsel with updates on the effect of the SolarWinds security breach on U.S. government contracting. The panel will address the cybersecurity policy reforms enacted in 2020 and the Cyberspace Solarium Commission's final recommendations to Congress. The panel will advise... Read More

Ethics: Model Rule 8.4(g) and Constitutional Limits on Regulating Attorney Expression of U...
April 22, 2021 CLE, CLE Ethics CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will review the efforts by the ABA and many state bars to regulate against "harassment" and "discrimination" in an attorney's speech or conduct, the debate over ABA Model Rule of Professional Responsibility 8.4(g), and when a state can legitimately regulate an attorney's speech relat... Read More

Revising Master Service Agreements and Updating Key Provisions
Complying With Laws, Recitals, Notice, Codes of Conduct, Assignments, Links, Security Audi...
April 22, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will guide counsel seeking to revise current master service agreements (MSAs) to reflect the issues related to the economic environment and global pandemic. The panel will guide counsel on the provisions of service agreements that should be examined and updated to reflect the clients... Read More

In-House Counsel: Protecting Legal Privilege When Working With Outside Public Relations Fi...
Third-Party Waiver Exception Doctrine and Best Practices in Compliance With Kovel and Copp...
April 22, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will prepare in-house counsel to protect confidential business communications that may be shared with public relations firms in the course of protecting the company's public image or handling a current crisis. The panel will address the standards of meeting the third-party exception... Read More

Representing Closely Held Entities: Conflicts of Interest and Fiduciary Duty to a Company...
Documenting Corporate Authority; Avoiding Pitfalls When a Dispute Arises; Implied Attorney...
April 14, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will examine practical, legal, and ethical issues confronting counsel when representing a closely held entity, including potential conflicts of interest and fiduciary duties owed to the company and its shareholders, members, officers, or directors. The panel will also discuss best pr... Read More

Drafting Successful RFP Responses for Legal Services: Establishing Your Value Proposition...
Responding to Preferred Panel or Matter Specific RFPs: Legal Expertise, Client Service, Te...
April 6, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will provide law firms with practical advice and best practices when responding to an RFP for legal services. The panel will discuss what scores best in an RFP response and how to manage an efficient and effective RFP response process at your law firm. The presentation will cover key... Read More

SaaS, PaaS, and IaaS: Evaluating Cloud Service Agreement Models, Negotiating Key Terms, Mi...
March 30, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will guide business and technology counsel in drafting contracts for cloud computing services customers. The program will focus on the key terms in these contracts and discuss how they differ from traditional software license terms. The panelist will address some of the most common m... Read More

Drafting Valuation Provisions for Closely Held Businesses in Buy-Sell Agreements and Gover...
Methodologies and Adjustments: Accounting for Real Estate Assets, Goodwill
March 30, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will examine practical and legal issues in determining a closely held entity's value when facing a sale of a portion or the entire ownership interests. The panel will discuss the various forms of valuation methodology and how to incorporate these terms into governance documents and b... Read More

New Corporate Transparency Act: Beneficial Owner Reporting Requirements, Civil and Crimina...
March 25, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will provide corporate counsel with guidance on the requirements of the Corporate Transparency Act of 2021 (CTA), which would create a beneficial ownership registry within the U.S. Department of the Treasury's Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN). This new legislation requir... Read More

Drafting and Enforcing Automatic Renewal Clauses: Continuous Contracts and Subscription Se...
Consumer Protections, Penalties, Trends in California and New York and More
March 23, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will provide advice on drafting and enforcing automatic renewal provisions in subscription agreements and other continuous contracts. In addition to looking at nationwide trends, the panel will address the recent New York law that went into effect on Feb. 9, 2021, joining an increasi... Read More

California AB 979 and Other State Laws on Board Diversity: Corporate Governance and Requir...
Penalties, Legal Challenges, Disclosures, and Enforcement
March 18, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will address the requirements for increased diversity on corporate boards as required under new California and Illinois laws and proposed in several other states. The new laws expand diversity categories to include board members from underrepresented communities. The panel will discu... Read More

Contract Lifecycle Management: Process and Workflow, Negotiation and Approval, Ongoing Mai...
March 16, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will provide counsel with an overview of the process of contract lifecycle management through its various states. The panel will address the need to create a common language, core templates, unified terms, and repeatable, consistent conditions of buyers and suppliers. The program wil... Read More

Payment Processing Agreements: Key Provisions for Retailers, Banks, and Payment Processors
March 11, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will provide counsel with the tools to understand and negotiate payment processing agreements (PPAs). The panelist will break down the many layers in accepting and processing payments from major card networks down through banks, third-party payment processors, sales channels, and mer... Read More

Data Privacy and Security Agreements: Defining, Allocating, and Mitigating Risks From Data...
March 9, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will provide business counsel with tactics for drafting and enforcing data privacy and security agreements in the wake of the ever-increasing incidence of data security breaches. The speakers will address contractual provisions for allocating and mitigating risk and compliance with k... Read More

Director and Officer Liability: Trends From Recent Delaware Cases
Breach of Fiduciary Duty Claims, Activist Shareholders, Records Retention, Material Confli...
March 4, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will examine the most significant recent Delaware court decisions impacting director and officer liability. The panel will explain how these decisions may affect future stockholder claims, merger challenges, and demands for books and records. The panel will also address the differenc... Read More

Investigating Alleged Internal Corporate Misconduct: Best Practices for Companies and Coun...
Balancing Investigative Objectives Against Business Needs and Realities
February 18, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will update counsel on the 2020 American College of Trial Lawyer's current recommendations on evaluating whether to conduct a corporate internal investigation and, if so, strategies for conducting and managing the investigation to minimize the likelihood of a government investigation... Read More

Mitigating Supply Agreement Risks: Structuring Defense, Indemnity, and Insurance Provision...
Allocating Liability Between Manufacturers, Suppliers, and End Sellers; Maximizing Insuran...
February 16, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

The CLE course will provide guidance to counsel for manufacturers, suppliers, and end sellers on drafting and negotiating provisions in supply agreements that effectively allocate and mitigate risk, focusing specifically on defense, indemnity, and insurance clauses. Read More

In-House Counsel and Protecting Attorney-Client Privilege in Investigations and Litigation
February 11, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will prepare in-house counsel to protect confidential business communications during investigations, discovery, depositions, and litigation through the proper exercise of the attorney-client privilege. The panel will discuss issues that arise regarding business advice versus legal ad... Read More

Boilerplate Provisions During Economic Uncertainty
Wind Down, Business Continuity, Force Majeure, Restrictive Covenants, Suspension of Obliga...
February 10, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will focus on the boilerplate provisions, including force majeure clauses, that are most relevant in the economic downturn and other business challenges created by COVID-19. The panel will guide counsel on the types of clauses and portions of contracts that typically appear in commer... Read More

Ethics of Client Billing and Fee Collection: Balancing Financial Interests and Fiduciary O...
February 4, 2021 CLE, CLE Ethics CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will discuss what the ethical rules of professional responsibility permit, require, and prohibit attorneys from doing when pricing their services, documenting fee arrangements, billing clients, and collecting delinquent balances. The panel will outline practical approaches for avoidi... Read More

Drafting Vendor Agreements to Comply With California Privacy Rights Act: Requirements Beyo...
New Privacy Enforcement Authority, Compliance, and Accountability Standards; Sensitive Per...
January 26, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will guide business and technology counsel on drafting and updating technology vendor agreements to meet the privacy requirements of the California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA) that was approved on Nov. 3, 2020. The panel will discuss the evolving privacy landscape and provide practical... Read More

Contract Management: Tools for Improving the Process Within Organizations
Analyzing Contracting Responsibilities, Outsourcing Options and New Technology, Reducing G...
January 14, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will provide in-house counsel with insights on how best to manage contracts in a high volume, high velocity corporate environment. The panel will discuss the various participants in the contract life cycle and how technology and outsourcing can help in-house legal departments oversee... Read More

Supply Chain Agreements and USMCA: Rules of Origin Requirements, Labor Enforcement, De Min...
December 17, 2020 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will provide counsel with guidance on revising supply chain agreements to comply with the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), which went into effect July 1, 2020. In addition to reforming provisions related to the rules of origin, labor enforcement, de minimis levels, and... Read More

Cannabis and Corporate Law: Solving Problems in Entity Formation and Jurisdiction, Investm...
December 15, 2020 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will address specific issues of which every corporate attorney should know when representing companies doing business in and with the cannabis industry. When a product, once illegal and scorned, becomes a significant market segment seemingly overnight, counsel cannot rely on instinct... Read More

Legal Ethics in Digital Practice of Law: Duties of Competence, Candor, Fairness, Supervisi...
December 10, 2020 CLE, CLE Ethics CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will guide litigators and other counsel through how the digital practice of law affects certain ethical duties and how they can comply with those duties. The program will quickly move beyond technology competence in Model Rule of Professional Responsibility (MR) 1.1, confidentiality... Read More

Board Special Committees and Investigations: Selecting Disinterested Members, Establishing...
December 10, 2020 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will address the role that special committees play in board governance and when committees are appropriate versus necessary, how to utilize a special committee, and the considerations for a board when appointing a special committee. The panel will provide guidance for when a board mu... Read More

Drafting Joint Venture Agreements: Deal Rationale, Partner Fit, Scope and Structure, Finan...
Key Considerations for JV Agreements
December 9, 2020 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will provide strategies to counsel drafting joint ventures (JVs) for various types of commercial transactions. The panel will focus on the elements necessary to create a workable agreement that will provide structure throughout the life of the JV. Read More

In-House Counsel and Legal Ethics: Recent and Recurring Issues
Applicability of Rules, Conflicts of Interest, Accepting Stock, Confidentiality, Represent...
December 3, 2020 CLE, CLE Ethics CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will provide in-house counsel with guidance on the best practices for compliance with ethical rules and how the decision in several recent ethics cases have attempted to clarify the obligations as both an employee of, and adviser to, the business, which serves as the client. Read More

Insurance Requirement Provisions in Commercial Contracts: Mitigating Risk, Maximizing Cove...
December 3, 2020 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will guide business counsel on addressing insurance requirement provisions in commercial contracts. The panel will discuss steps to determine the appropriate type and amount of insurance coverage, critical issues with additional insured coverage, and the interplay between insurance c... Read More

Negotiating SaaS Agreements: Key Contract Provisions and Protections
Data Ownership, Access, and Security; Service Level Agreements; Limitations and Warranties...
November 18, 2020 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will discuss the latest trends in drafting and negotiating Software as a Service (SaaS) agreements. The panel will discuss critical issues to address in negotiations and contract provisions and offer strategies to avoid common contracting pitfalls. Read More

Freight Brokers, Freight Forwarders, NVOCCs and Indirect Air Carriers: Negotiating with Tr...
Negotiating the Pertinent Provisions of Logistics Agreements
November 12, 2020 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will focus on the difference between transportation intermediaries that merely arrange for transportation (sometimes referred to as an agency model), and those that take responsibility for the transportation (sometimes referred to as a principal model), and how counsel can address th... Read More

2020 CCPA Final Regulations: Approved Modifications and Extensions of Employee and Busines...
Modifying Marketing Policies and Corporate Agreements for Compliance With New Regulations
November 5, 2020 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will guide counsel in modifying mobile communications marketing policies and other corporate contracts to comply with the modifications to the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) based upon the final regulations adopted in August 2020. The panel will outline the nuances of these n... Read More

Negotiating Third-Party Logistics Provider Agreements: Approaches to Supply Chain Manageme...
Structuring Terms and Conditions; Mitigating Risks; Navigating State, Federal, and Interna...
October 29, 2020 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will provide business counsel with tips and strategies to negotiate and draft third-party logistics (3PL) agreements on behalf of all stakeholders in the supply chain from manufacturers to 3PL providers. The panel will address which terms and conditions should be specifically address... Read More

In-House Counsel Communications: Protecting Attorney-Client Privilege and Work Product Wit...
Best Practices During Litigation for Internal Communications and Taking Employee Statement...
October 22, 2020 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will prepare in-house counsel to protect confidential business communications during investigations, discovery, depositions, and litigation through the proper exercise of the attorney-client privilege. The panel will discuss issues that arise regarding business advice versus legal ad... Read More

Supply Chain Agreements: Consequential Damage Disclaimers, Indemnity, Force Majeure, Termi...
September 30, 2020 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will discuss the interplay between several critical terms in supply chain agreements--namely indemnification, consequential damage disclaimers, force majeure, termination, and warranty provisions. Our panel will discuss practical guidance for structuring these terms and best practice... Read More

UCC Battle of the Forms: Resolving Conflicting Terms in Orders, Invoices, and Related Docu...
Minimizing Disputes Over Contract Formation, Enforceability, Terms and Conditions in Sale...
September 16, 2020 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will examine common causes of the "battle of the forms" in UCC sale of goods transactions and explain best practices for drafting and administering sales documents to minimize disputes over whether an enforceable contract exists and the terms and conditions of that agreement. The pan... Read More

Negotiating Carrier-Broker-Shipper Agreements: Advanced Strategies, Key Provisions, Latest...
Limitations of Liability, Indemnification, and Hold-Harmless Provisions; Damages; Best Eff...
September 10, 2020 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will provide transportation attorneys with practical advice on drafting and negotiating carrier-broker-shipper transportation agreements. The panelist will discuss advanced drafting issues and strategies for negotiating favorable provisions related to indemnity, liability limitations... Read More

Corporate Governance and Consequences of Bad Behavior: Creating a Culture of Compliance in...
September 9, 2020 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will address the corporate compliance and culture issues that have arisen in the aftermath of the #MeToo movement. Companies that tolerated or empowered bad behavior have suffered, and corporate counsel must examine what the best practices are for developing a culture of compliance a... Read More

Shutting Down a Business: Minimizing Personal Liability and Steps to Take Outside of Bankr...
September 8, 2020 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will address the legal means of closing a business while minimizing personal risk. The expert panel will guide corporate counsel on the best approaches to personal guaranties and dealing with other creditors for businesses unable to reopen their doors. Companies must consider the emp... Read More

Corporate Compliance and DOJ Guidance: Designing and Implementing Programs Tailored to Com...
August 26, 2020 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will address the DOJ's June 2020 updates to its guidance on "The Evaluation of Corporate Compliance Programs" as well as the changes in the updated FCPA resource guide. This is the third version of the document, with the DOJ having issued its initial guidance in 2017 and revised it i... Read More

Structuring LLC Operating Agreements: Fiduciary Duty, Indemnification, and Exculpatory Pro...
August 19, 2020 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will provide corporate counsel with guidance for drafting provisions in LLC operating agreements that clearly define members' and managers' fiduciary duties. The panel will also explain how indemnification, exculpation, and limitation of liability clauses can minimize risk. Read More

Drafting Business Contracts: Advice From Litigators to Prevent Ambiguity
Force Majeure, Forum, Choice of Law, Arbitration, Waiver of Jury Trials, Fee Shifting, Ind...
August 13, 2020 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will provide guidance and best practices to transactional attorneys from a litigation perspective that assists contract attorneys in spotting the common traps, critical clauses, and largest landmines that lead to defense or offense issues when presented in court. The expert panel wil... Read More

Drafting Indemnification and Hold Harmless Provisions in Commercial Contracts
Negotiating Scope and Exclusions, Allocating Costs, Overcoming Enforcement Hurdles, Interp...
August 10, 2020 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will guide business counsel in drafting and negotiating indemnification and hold harmless provisions in commercial contracts. The panel will discuss critical elements of indemnification agreements, including scope, exclusions, and cost allocation. The panel will review enforceability... Read More

Manufacturing and Supply Agreements: Drafting High-Risk Provisions and Settling "Battle of...
August 6, 2020 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will provide insight into identifying, drafting, and negotiating complex, high-risk provisions in manufacturing and supply agreements, which include warranty, intellectual property, tooling, indemnity, limitations of liabilities, forecasts, price adjustments, change orders, and more.... Read More

Battling Corporate Internet Trolls: Going After Impostors and Competitors That Break the L...
Filing Defamation Claims and Pseudonymous Lawsuits
July 22, 2020 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will guide general counsel and in-house attorneys with strategies for addressing internet defamation and online reputation attacks against their clients. The panel will examine the various factors counsel must consider when responding to online attacks; effective tactics to identify... Read More

Negotiating Business Agreements via Text, Email, and Other Electronic Communications
Avoiding Inadvertent Contracts; Navigating Issues of Enforceability, Authentication of E-S...
July 21, 2020 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will examine trends and case law developments affecting businesses negotiating agreement terms via text, email, messaging, or other forms of electronic communication. The panel will discuss steps counsel should take to avoid inadvertently forming an e-contract and strategies to minim... Read More

Contract Drafting and Management: Developing Provisions to Mitigate Security, Compliance,...
June 25, 2020 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will guide corporate counsel, directors, and officers on methods to minimize risks by drafting specific contract provisions. The panel will discuss approaches to limit exposure in service agreements, managing third-party breaches, and due diligence considerations in the outsourcing o... Read More

LLC Opinion Letters: Minimizing Preparer Liability Risks
Using the Supplemental TriBar LLC Opinion Report to Guide Opinion Practice
June 24, 2020 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will provide strategies for drafting LLC opinion letters, using the TriBar LLC Opinion Supplemental Report as a guide. The panel will discuss the potential liabilities involved in rendering opinion letters and best practices for counsel to reduce risk in providing opinion letters. Read More

Using Blockchain for Commercial Contracts: Permissioned vs. Permissionless, Control, Amend...
June 18, 2020 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will examine recent trends in use of blockchain in commercial contracts. The panel will focus on unique features that create advantages to the use of blockchain, including limitation on alterations of the terms, decentralization, and security, as well as describing how things can go... Read More

Using Electronic Contracts and E-Signatures for Remote Transactions
Recent Developments Including Remote Notarization, PPP Lending E-Notes, and Possible UCC R...
June 9, 2020 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will examine recent legal trends and developments regarding e-signatures and electronic contracts, with the panel focusing in part on the use of e-signatures and electronic contracts during COVID-19 business interruptions, governors' remote notarization executive orders, a status upd... Read More

Working Remotely and Safeguarding the Attorney-Client Privilege: Legal Ethics
Preventing Inadvertent Waiver, Maintaining Confidentiality and Privilege in a Work From Ho...
June 2, 2020 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will prepare attorneys to comply with the fundamental rule that a lawyer must not reveal information relating to a client's representation unless the client has given informed consent when the attorney must work in unusual conditions, such as when forced to relocate on short notice t... Read More

Drafting Product Distribution Agreements: Allocating Supplier and Distributor Risks
May 19, 2020 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will provide business counsel with a roadmap for drafting and negotiating product distribution agreements. The panel will discuss key clauses that should be included in the contracts and explain strategies for mitigating risk and avoiding common negotiation pitfalls. Read More

Structuring MOUs, LOIs, Term Sheets, and Other Nonbinding Legal Documents
Avoiding Unintended Performance or Financial Obligations, Utilizing Express Disclaimer Lan...
April 23, 2020 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will provide counsel with guidance on structuring letters of intent (LOIs), memoranda of understanding (MOUs), term sheets, and other preliminary legal documentation intended as only partially binding or even nonbinding in commercial transactions. The panel will review how courts hav... Read More

Advising Online Businesses: Privacy, Domain Issues, Liability, Tax, Contractual and E-Comm...
April 22, 2020 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will provide counsel with guidance on the legal issues concerning online businesses addressing concerns that arise from compliance with privacy requirements in addition to directing companies on matters related to domain acquisition, theft, and squatting. The panel will direct corpor... Read More

Succession Planning in Family-Owned and Non-Public Businesses and Business Divorce Prepara...
Implementing a Strategy for Owners to Retire or Pass on Privately-Held Businesses or Retai...
April 15, 2020 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will provide business counsel with a roadmap for determining best practices for creating a solid succession plan to keep a business operational and viable. The panel will further explore the thorny issues that arise when a private entity faces a business divorce and its owners can no... Read More

Delaware Update: Confidentiality of Corporate Records, Board of Directors Oversight, Share...
Analyzing Recent Cases and the Impact on Corporate Practice
April 8, 2020 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will examine the most significant recent court decisions affecting Delaware corporate law. The panel will explain how these changes can impact the release of corporate records, the oversight obligation of boards of directors in "mission-critical" issues, and shareholder derivative ac... Read More

Boilerplate Clauses in Commercial Contracts: Avoiding Unintended Consequences, Implementin...
Choice of Forum, Choice of Law, Force Majeure, Dispute Resolution, Assignment, and Other K...
April 1, 2020 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will guide business counsel in identifying and avoiding the pitfalls of boilerplate contract clauses in commercial agreements. The panel will explain how to adapt standard contract provisions--such as choice of forum, choice of law, contract assignment, and dispute resolution--to the... Read More

Privilege at Risk in Investigations and Audits
Preserving Confidential Information, Safeguarding Work Product, Avoiding Inadvertent Discl...
March 25, 2020 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course is intended to help in-house and outside counsel protect the attorney-client privilege and work-product protection when responding to a government investigation, inquiry or audit. The panelists will offer their insights into who is covered by the privilege and how it can be inadverte... Read More

Drafting Clickwrap and Browsewrap Agreements: Avoiding Enforceability Pitfalls
Authentication, Mutual Assent, Notice, Indemnification, Unilateral Modification, and More
March 24, 2020 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will provide corporate and technology counsel with guidance for drafting essential and often-disputed terms in online contracts, sometimes called "clickwrap" or "browsewrap" agreements. The panel will discuss clauses that should be included in these online agreements and explain stra... Read More

Series LLCs: Financial and Operational Flexibility Under New Delaware and Other State Laws
Advantages and Disadvantages; Formation and Governance; Drafting Strategies
March 18, 2020 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will add another option to the corporate attorney's arsenal of entities to use for clients looking to limit liability, define ownership rights, and reap tax advantages: the "series LLC." A series LLC is essentially a series of separate and distinct LLCs under the umbrella of one LLC... Read More

California Consumer Privacy Act, TCPA and GDPR: Complying With Mobile Communications Marke...
Trends in Enforcement Actions, Building and Maintaining Compliant Marketing Programs
March 10, 2020 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will guide corporate counsel in creating and implementing mobile communications marketing policies that comply with the new California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), the TCPA and GDPR / ePrivacy. The panel will outline the nuances of these rules and laws, challenges businesses are faci... Read More

Drafting Best Efforts, Good Faith, and Fair Dealing Clauses in Commercial Contracts
Avoiding Enforceability and Interpretation Pitfalls With Clear and Measurable Performance...
March 5, 2020 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will guide business counsel who seek to draft enforceable best efforts, reasonable efforts, or commercially reasonable efforts clauses in commercial contracts. The webinar will include a discussion of how some courts have applied the implied covenant of good faith and fair dealing wh... Read More

Structuring Enforceable Contracts in the Cannabis Industry: Managing Risk Under State and...
Subject Matter Description and Contract Invalidation, Choice-of-Law and Marijuana-Friendly...
February 24, 2020 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will examine contractual enforcement issues presented by the conflict between the legalized use of marijuana in many states and its treatment as a controlled substance under federal law, and guide counsel through structuring contracts with cannabis-related businesses. The panel will... Read More

Drafting Software Agreement Warranty, Limitation of Liability, and Indemnification Provisi...
Negotiating Clauses That Protect Against Service Defects, Limit Potential Damages, and All...
February 20, 2020 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will guide technology and business counsel on drafting and negotiating enforceable limitation of liability (LOL), indemnification, and warranty provisions in software agreements. The panel will discuss crucial considerations for crafting the clauses, potential enforceability challeng... Read More

Corporate Governance of Subsidiaries: Board Responsibilities, Interplay With Parent, Liabi...
February 19, 2020 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will examine the corporate governance challenges facing boards of corporations that are subsidiaries of parent companies. The panelist will discuss best practices for addressing subsidiary board composition and risk management responsibility, balancing the roles and responsibilities... Read More

Big Data Use and Licensing Agreements: Key Provisions, Anonymization, Due Diligence, and S...
February 11, 2020 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will guide corporate and technology counsel for using and licensing big data. The panel will discuss practical considerations when using big data, including anonymization, due diligence, and salting the database. The panel will also explain critical contractual provisions in big data... Read More

Incorporating FAR Subcontractor Flowdown Terms in Government Contracts: Guidance for Prime...
February 6, 2020 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will prepare counsel representing prime contractors or subcontractors in federal government contracts to negotiate and implement the complex Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) subcontractor flowdown terms and requirements. The panel will offer best practices--including distinguish... Read More

Choice of Entity After 2017 Tax Reform: Avoiding Tax Pitfalls in Operations, Ownership Cha...
Capital vs. Profits Interest, Allowable Deductions, Distributions, Exclusions, and Other P...
January 29, 2020 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will provide practical guidance to counsel and advisers on the challenges in the choice of a legal entity under the 2017 changes to the tax laws. The panel will discuss key provisions of the new tax law to be considered in entity selection, and avoiding the tax pitfalls in operations... Read More

Cyber Insurance in Commercial Contracts: Allocation of Risk, Coverage, Interplay With Othe...
January 28, 2020 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will guide counsel on negotiating and drafting provisions allocating cybersecurity risks using insurance. Our panel will discuss the increasing need for these terms, key considerations in placing coverage, and their interplay with other insurance provisions in commercial contracts. O... Read More

Enforcement Actions Under EU GDPR and Complying With the California Consumer Privacy Act
January 23, 2020 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will give an update on the latest enforcement actions by European data protection authorities with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and provide the latest information on complying with the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). The panel will discuss what lessons can... Read More

Negotiating Requirements Contracts With Suppliers
Assigning Contractual Risks, Navigating Differing Court Interpretations of UCC Section 2-3...
January 16, 2020 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will guide counsel in drafting, negotiating, and enforcing long-term requirements contracts. The panel will review recent case law addressing long-term requirements clauses, discuss critical clauses that should be included in the agreements to allocate risks and provide protection ag... Read More

Drafting Receivables Purchase Documents: Avoiding Contracting Pitfalls for Sellers and Pur...
Key Provisions, UCC Requirements, Bankruptcy Principles
December 18, 2019 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will guide counsel through crafting critical provisions in the Receivables Purchase Agreement and similar agreements (RPA) and other transaction instruments. The panel will provide practical strategies to avoid common drafting pitfalls, minimize contract disputes, and protect client... Read More

Structuring Supply Chain Agreements: New Guidance on Prop 65 Compliance
December 11, 2019 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will discuss the impact of California's Proposition 65 on supply chain agreements. Our panel will offer practical guidance on drafting (or amending) supply agreements to ensure compliance with the new regulation and explore how counsel representing manufacturers, producers, importers... Read More

Sweepstakes and Contests: Drafting Rules and Procedures to Avoid Liability and Loss
Statutory and Regulatory Compliance; Litigation
December 3, 2019 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will prepare corporate counsel for the quagmire that is the law of sweepstakes and contests. A "free giveaway" carries legal risks, numerous and varied sources of law govern the practice and an innumerable amount of "contestants" and counsel are eager to sue over alleged rules violat... Read More

Limitation of Liability Clauses in Business Contracts: Limiting Potential Damages and Avoi...
December 3, 2019 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will guide business counsel to draft and negotiate appropriate limitation of liability (LOL) clauses in business contracts. The panel will discuss critical considerations when crafting the provisions, enforceability challenges, the interplay of LOL clauses with indemnification provis... Read More

Limiting Implied Duties and Terms in Commercial Contracts: Key Cases and Strategies to Min...
Incorporation, Merger, Choice-of-Law, Sole Discretion, Good Faith and Fair Dealing, and Ad...
November 25, 2019 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will provide practical guidance in structuring contractual provisions to limit or negate the invisible terms implied in every commercial contract. The panel will discuss entire agreement, incorporation and merger clauses, provide practical guidance on enforceable additional provision... Read More

FBI and Other Raids: Guidance for Counsel When Law Enforcement is Knocking With (or Withou...
November 19, 2019 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will prepare counsel for the day when law enforcement shows up at company headquarters demanding immediate access. Such events are often a complete surprise to counsel. It is imperative that counsel is prepared for this potentially earth-shattering occurrence. Read More

Contractual Pitfalls of Ancillary Documents, Attachments, and Exhibits: Resolving Inconsis...
Drafting Cross Reference and Incorporation by Reference Provisions: Definitions
November 13, 2019 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will provide practical guidance to counsel on the legal pitfalls of contract supplements, such as attachments, exhibits, cross references, and incorporation by reference. The panel will provide examples of how to draft enforceable provisions and discuss cases addressing these issues. Read More

Drafting Website and Mobile App Terms of Use, Privacy Policy, and IP Protections
November 6, 2019 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will guide business and technology counsel in drafting terms of use and privacy policies for websites and mobile apps to effectively mitigate business risk. Read More

Piercing the Corporate Veil: Minimizing Alter Ego Liability for Subsidiaries, Affiliates,...
October 31, 2019 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will examine the latest case law trends regarding piercing the corporate veil across several states. The panel will address the application of the doctrine to LLCs and best practices for litigating piercing the corporate veil cases. Read More

Using Advance Notice Corporate Bylaws to Control Shareholder Activism: New Legal Developme...
October 17, 2019 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will provide corporate counsel with up-to-date knowledge regarding the drafting, use, and enforcement of "advance notice" bylaws. Read More

Smart Contracts: Role of Counsel, Best Practices for Limiting Vulnerabilities
October 16, 2019 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will prepare counsel to help clients avoid the risks associated with vulnerabilities in "smart contracts." The panel will discuss best practices for the planning, drafting, and integration of traditional contract language designed to limit potential liabilities that may arise when vu... Read More

ADA Compliance for Websites and Apps: Mitigating the Increasing Risk
Evolving Technical Standards, Conflicting Court Opinions, and "Surf-by" Claims
October 8, 2019 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will provide corporations and their counsel with tools to mitigate liability for a website or app that does not comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Plaintiffs are actively surfing the internet to discover noncompliant sites, and are reaping the rewards of their pri... Read More

Drafting Service Level Agreements: Best Practices for Corporate and Technology Counsel
Structuring Key Provisions, Anticipating Common Areas of Dispute and Streamlining Negotiat...
October 2, 2019 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will guide business and technology counsel on drafting service level provisions in technology agreements, with a focus on lessons from recent cases. Read More

Government Contracts: Key Rules of Construction and Interpretation, Lessons From Recent De...
Contra Proferentem, Government's Duty of Good Faith and Fair Dealing, FAR's Hierachy of De...
September 25, 2019 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will discuss key rules of contract construction and interpretation that arise in government contracting, including the parol evidence rule, the government's duty of good faith and fair dealing, the intrinsic evidence rule, the plain meaning rule, the Federal Acquisition Regulation's... Read More

Service Level Agreements: Structuring Performance Credits and Other Incentives
Key Calculations, Formulas, and Provisions
September 18, 2019 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will guide business and technology counsel in understanding the what the "math" means with respect to operational impacts, the practicality and value of performance credits, the appropriate definitions for key terms and processes, as well as techniques for building in flexibility in... Read More

Joint Operating Agreements: Key Provisions, Common Areas of Dispute, and Minimizing Perfor...
Liability Allocation, Mitigation of Fiduciary Duties, Duration and Termination, Default an...
September 4, 2019 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will provide counsel with guidance for crafting critical provisions in joint operating agreements (JOAs) for joint ventures and other business entities. The panel will discuss clauses that should be carefully negotiated in these agreements and provide practical strategies to avoid co... Read More

Risk Mitigation in Government Contracting: Drafting Indemnification and Limitation of Liab...
Guidance for Primes and Subcontractors
August 28, 2019 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will guide counsel in drafting and negotiating indemnification and limitation of liability provisions in government contracting. The panel will address the significance of these clauses in the government contracting context, identify innovative approaches to drafting these clauses, a... Read More

Drafting IT Master Services Agreements: Guidance for Purchaser and Vendor Counsel
Defining Project Scope and Obligations, Negotiating Pricing and Payment Terms, Interplay W...
August 21, 2019 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will provide business and technology counsel with a roadmap for drafting and negotiating information technology (IT) master services agreements (MSAs). The panel will discuss key provisions to include in the agreements and strategies for avoiding common negotiation pitfalls and resol... Read More

Enforceable Nondisclosure Agreements: Protecting Trade Secrets and Other Confidential Busi...
August 8, 2019 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will guide business counsel in drafting nondisclosure agreements (NDAs) before engaging in confidential business negotiations. The panel will examine key contract provisions and exclusions, common negotiation challenges, and best practices to minimize the risk of litigation for misap... Read More

Drafting Software Hosting Agreements: Service Availability, Performance, Data Security, an...
July 25, 2019 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will guide business and technology counsel for drafting software hosting agreements. The panel will discuss critical clauses to include in the contracts, including provisions on service availability, performance and data security. Read More

Representing Startups: Choice of Entity, Protection of IP, Employment Agreements, Equity C...
July 17, 2019 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will provide counsel with an understanding of the critical issues which must be addressed by a startup before commencing business. The panel will discuss how to document the management role, compensation and exit strategy for the founders, the importance of entity type and structure,... Read More

Letters of Intent in Business Transactions: Avoiding Legal Pitfalls When Documenting Preli...
Minimizing Disputes Over Whether LOI is Binding or Non-Binding, Avoiding Unintended Perfor...
July 10, 2019 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will prepare business counsel to negotiate, draft and enforce letters of intent (LOIs) for various types of corporate transactions. The panel will review the latest legal developments with LOIs, including disputes and litigation over whether LOIs are binding, the impact of the parol... Read More

Amending LLC and Partnership Agreements to Address Tax Reform and the Current IRS Audit Ru...
Tax Law Considerations, Former Partner Contributions to Tax Liability, Push-Out Elections...
June 25, 2019 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will guide company counsel on how significant recent tax law developments--the 2017 tax reform law and the partnership audit regime--impact partnerships, LLCs and the agreements that govern them. The panel will discuss the amendments to partnership and LLC operating agreements that s... Read More

Drafting Equipment Leases: UCC Article 2A Compliance, Minimizing Risk Through Key Provisio...
June 5, 2019 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will discuss the pros and cons of equipment leasing and guide counsel in structuring, drafting, analyzing, and negotiating effective commercial equipment leases. The panel will discuss UCC Article 2A considerations, the implications of re-characterization as a sale or a security inte... Read More

Data Privacy and Information Security Compliance Under Heightened Scrutiny: Responding to...
May 29, 2019 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will provide corporate counsel with an analysis of recent legal developments impacting data privacy and information security compliance. The panel will outline proactive strategies to reduce the likelihood of a data breach and provide best practices for responding if a breach occurs. Read More

Blockchain and Smart Contracts in Supply Chain Contracting and Management
Electronic Contracting and Enforceability; Choice of Law and Forum; Force Majeure Provisio...
April 24, 2019 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will discuss trends in the use of blockchain and smart contracts in the supply chain context and examine the legal issues, concerns, benefits and risks associated with its use. Read More

Audit Response Letters and Disclosures: In-House Counsel's Role in Balancing Auditor Deman...
Scope of Lawyers' Responsibility Under the ABA Treaty When Responding to Information Reque...
April 9, 2019 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will guide in-house counsel for responding to external auditor inquiries concerning their client's litigation, claims and assessments, and related financial reporting and disclosures. The panel will explain best practices for providing information regarding "pending or overtly threat... Read More

Legal Ethics in the Era of Law Firm Mergers and Vereins: Fee-Splitting, Referral, Conflict...
March 26, 2019 CLE, CLE Ethics CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will examine the legal ethics issues attorneys and law firms face in an era of increasing firm mergers and growth. The panel will explore vereins and other alternative firm structures, outline the legal ethics challenges these mega firms present--including referral, fee-splitting and... Read More

Risk Allocation in Commercial Contracts: Indemnity, Reps and Warranties, Termination, Dama...
February 28, 2019 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will explore some of the most challenging clauses in commercial contracts: indemnification, representation and warranties, termination, and damages provisions. The panel will discuss critical elements of each, including triggers, scope, exclusions, cost allocation, enforceability, an... Read More

Piercing the LLC Veil: Avoiding Member Liability for Business Debts
Protecting the Limited Liability Benefits of LLCs Amid Evolving State Law
February 19, 2019 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will discuss the latest legal trends across several states regarding piercing the LLC veil, and outline best practices for LLCs and LLC members to avoid personal liability for business debts. Read More

Release Provisions in Commercial Agreements: Drafting, Review, Negotiation and Enforcement
February 6, 2019 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will provide practical guidance to business counsel for identifying and avoiding the latent--yet often overlooked--potential pitfalls of release provisions in commercial agreements. The panel will explain the importance of carefully worded release provisions and provide tips for succ... Read More

Drafting Vendor Agreements to Comply With EU GDPR: Steps to Take Now
January 31, 2019 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will guide business and technology counsel for drafting or updating technology vendor agreements to meet the data protection and privacy requirements of the 2018 EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The panel will discuss how to determine whether the GDPR applies to a U.S. b... Read More

Drafting Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Compliance Provisions in Cross-Border Distribution...
Contracting and Due Diligence Strategies to Mitigate FCPA/Anti-Corruption Exposure in Inte...
January 23, 2019 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will guide business counsel for drafting Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) compliance provisions in cross-border distribution agreements. The panel will discuss best practices and tips for mitigating anti-corruption risk exposure in international distribution relationships, includ... Read More

Structuring Cross-Border Commercial Transactions: Negotiating and Drafting Key Deal Terms
Optimizing Data Flow, Choice of Law, Dispute Resolution and Enforcement Provisions; Naviga...
December 11, 2018 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

The CLE course will provide transactional attorneys with critical guidance on structuring cross-border commercial transactions. Our panel will offer insight on negotiating and drafting essential terms like choice-of-law and dispute resolution provisions and how to optimize data-flow between parties... Read More

The Challenges Facing a Law Firm’s In-House Counsel: How to Follow the Ethics Rules While...
December 6, 2018 CLE, CLE Ethics CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will examine why firms designate in-house ethics counsel, the role of the ethics counsel, and ethical issues that arise from consulting with in-house counsel. The panel will offer best practices for law firms creating and employing in-house ethics advisers. Read More

Delaware LLC Agreements: Planning and Drafting Approaches
Evaluating and Leveraging the Contractual Flexibility Afforded by the Delaware LLC Act; Ne...
November 14, 2018 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will provide corporate counsel with a review of the advantages and disadvantages of forming LLCs under the Delaware Limited Liability Company Act (DLLC Act) versus other statutes. The panel will explain the critical issues for counsel in planning, negotiating and drafting LLC agreeme... Read More

Privileged Material in Audits and Investigations: Protecting Attorney-Client Communication...
Disclosures to Third Parties, Cross-Border Challenges, Implications of Cohen Raid and Muel...
November 7, 2018 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will guide counsel for protecting the attorney-client privilege when responding to third party investigations and audits, in connection with internal investigations and audits, and in litigation. The panel will discuss key challenges in protecting privileged communication and materia... Read More

Negotiating SaaS Agreements: Key Contract Provisions and Protections
November 6, 2018 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will discuss the latest trends in drafting and negotiating Software as a Service (SaaS) agreements. The panel will discuss critical issues to address in negotiations and contract provisions and offer strategies to avoid common contracting pitfalls. Read More

LLC Provisions Regarding Directors and Managers: Recent Delaware Decisions and Key Practic...
Crafting Safe Harbors, Eliminating Corporate-Type Fiduciary Duties, Implied Covenants and...
October 31, 2018 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will guide corporate counsel on recent Delaware court decisions concerning LLC director and manager breach claims and best practices to avoid liability. The panel will discuss essential provisions for drafting LLC agreements, crafting safe harbors, methods in eliminating corporate-ty... Read More

Uniform Commercial Code Warranty of Fitness for Particular Purpose in Supply Agreements: K...
October 9, 2018 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will explore the issue of warranty of fitness for a particular purpose in supply agreements, providing counsel with best practices for drafting, critical considerations for limiting claims of breach, and crucial steps when managing disputes involving these provisions. Read More

New California Privacy Law: Key Compliance Challenges and Guidance for Corporate Counsel
Impact on Domestic and Foreign Companies, Considerations for Data Processing Agreements, M...
September 26, 2018 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course provide guidance to corporate counsel and compliance professionals on the challenges associated with California's new privacy law. The panel will discuss key provisions of the CCPA, how the law may impact existing corporate privacy practices and policies, and other compliance initiat... Read More

Managing Risk with Third-Party Contractors: Minimizing Liability in the Outsourcing of Goo...
Structuring Agreements to Limit Exposure and Responding to Third-Party Breaches
September 20, 2018 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will guide corporate counsel, directors and officers on methods in minimizing risks associated with the outsourcing of goods and services. The panel will discuss approaches to limit exposure in service agreements, managing third-party breaches, and due diligence considerations in the... Read More

Ending the Attorney-Client Relationship: Best Practices to Avoid Ethics Violations and Mal...
August 23, 2018 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will provide attorneys and firms with a clear overview of the ethical considerations in terminating a client relationship in various select situations. The panel will outline post-termination obligations and best practices for smoothly concluding the attorney-client relationship. Read More

Shareholder Meetings of Public Companies: Proxy Materials, Shareholder Proposals, Governan...
Federal and State Law Requirements, Virtual Meetings, Rules of Proceeding and More
August 8, 2018 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will guide corporate counsel, boards and other governance professionals in implementing best practices for annual shareholder meetings to guard against shareholder claims and ensure corporate governance compliance. The panel will discuss critical items for structuring proxy statement... Read More

Managing Change in Long-Term Commercial Agreements: Provisions for Mitigating Risk, Preser...
August 7, 2018 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will offer guidance to counsel on managing change in long-term commercial agreements. Our panel will discuss strategies for incorporating risk-mitigating provisions for unforeseen changes, procedural considerations for documenting and implementing changes, and recommendations for str... Read More

Negotiating Audit Provisions in Software Licensing Agreements
Managing Compliance, Access, Duration, and Scope of Audits of Software, Platform, and Infr...
July 17, 2018 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will explore the critical issues for counsel to address when negotiating audit provisions in software licensing agreements. Our distinguished panel will offer practical guidance for corporate and technology counsel on drafting audit terms for on-premise and cloud-based software licen... Read More

Minority Investors in LLCs: Contractual Limitations, Waivers of Fiduciary Duties, Other Ke...
Protecting Minority Interests, Choice of Entity in Litigation, Implied Covenants, Contract...
July 11, 2018 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will provide guidance to counsel advising LLC planners, managers, and investors. The panel will discuss recent cases involving contractual waivers of fiduciary duties, the implied covenant of good faith and fair dealing, and contractual discretion by the board. Read More

Data Protection in Cloud Computing Agreements: Allocating Risk, Interplay With Other Terms...
June 27, 2018 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will explore the myriad issues associated with data protection provisions in cloud computing agreements. Business and technology counsel will hear from our expert panel as they discuss issue-spotting, key provisions for inclusion, and practical considerations for crafting data protec... Read More

New Cybersecurity Requirements for DoD and Non-DoD Government Contractors: NIST SP 800-171...
May 8, 2018 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will address high-risk cybersecurity concerns for government contractors in the coming year. The panel will outline critical updates to the Federal Acquisition Regulations, recent determinations by the Government Accountability Office, and individual agency efforts to strengthen cybe... Read More

Mitigating Legal Risks of Artificial Intelligence: Best Practices for Counsel
Fiduciary Expectations, Legal Challenges, Cross-Border Dealings, Managing Transactions and...
April 25, 2018 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will provide insight into the emerging market of artificial intelligence (AI) and liability risks to organizations that cause corporate governance and compliance problems. The panel will identify developing liability exposures in using AI and other relevant governance concerns. Read More

Emergence of Blockchain: New Applications, Issues and Best Practices for Corporate Counsel
Navigating Choice of Law, Electronic Signatures, Enforceability of Smart Contracts, Money...
April 18, 2018 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will guide corporate counsel on the technology and uses of blockchain and distributed ledger technology (DLT). The panel will discuss the legal and regulatory hurdles companies may encounter in moving transactions and information onto a distributed ledger, including a blockchain. Read More

Corporate Data Governance and GDPR Compliance for U.S. Companies
Cross-Border Cooperation; Minimizing Risk of Investigations and Fines
April 11, 2018 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will analyze challenges facing U.S. based multinational companies relating to new data privacy and security initiatives. The panel will discuss best practices for complying with the European Union (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR); cross-border cooperation and regulatory... Read More

Directors and Officers Liability: Responding to Recent Surge in Claims and Lawsuits
Investor Activism, Board Composition, Sexual Harassment, Executive Governance and Complian...
March 14, 2018 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will discuss critical areas that result in the highest number of claims against corporations, executives, directors and officers. The panel will examine critical risk areas--a record number of securities class actions in 2017, increasing sexual harassment claims, and executive miscon... Read More

Drafting Shareholder Agreements for Venture Capital Investment
Voting and Consent Rights, Transfer Restrictions, Drag-Along Provisions, Estate Planning I...
January 24, 2018 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will enable corporate counsel to structure shareholder agreements that balance the interests of founders with those of the venture capital (VC) investor. The panel discussion will include voting and consent rights, share transfer restrictions, share classes, drag-along provisions, ot... Read More

Data Security Compliance and Responding to a Data Breach: Lessons for Corporate Counsel Af...
January 23, 2018 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

The CLE course will examine the issues presented by the Equifax data breach and response, outline proactive strategies to reduce the likelihood of a data breach, and provide best practices for responding to a breach. The panel will also discuss new data breach disclosure obligations and other recent... Read More

LLC Operating Agreements: Minimizing the Impact of a Member's Death, Divorce or Bankruptcy
Buy-Sell and Other Provisions to Prevent Disruption and Preserve Control for Remaining Mem...
December 13, 2017 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will discuss critical features to include in an LLC operating agreement to mitigate the impact of a member's death, divorce or bankruptcy. The panel will suggest buy-sell, management and non-dissolution provisions and explain the impact of the possible treatment of an LLC agreement a... Read More

Role of Independent Directors in Corporate Governance and Decision-Making
Using Special Committees to Mitigate Risk of Shareholder Claims
November 9, 2017 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will examine the evolving role of independent directors (IDs) in corporate governance and decision-making in public and private companies. The panel will also discuss the use of independent special committees to remove controlling parties from the approval process and mitigate the ri... Read More

Corporate Restructuring of Subsidiaries: Mechanics of Dissolution or Merger Into a Parent...
October 26, 2017 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will examine the options available to a company when restructuring or consolidating subsidiaries and the procedural issues associated with the dissolution or merger of affiliated entities. The panel will also discuss operational, due diligence, and tax issues for counsel to consider. Read More

Open Source Software: Guidance for Corporate and Technology Counsel on Mitigating Legal an...
October 12, 2017 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will provide guidance to corporate and technology counsel for identifying and managing new and evolving legal and security risks companies face when using open source software. Read More

Insurance Requirement Provisions in Technology Contracts: Mitigating Risk, Maximizing Cove...
October 5, 2017 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to business and technology counsel for drafting insurance requirement provisions in technology contracts. The speaker will discuss how to negotiate the appropriate type and amount of insurance coverage--from commercial general liability to cyber liability to um... Read More

Floating Terms in Vendor Contracts: Cloud Services, Software Licenses and Telecommunicatio...
Mitigating the Risk of Unilateral Vendor Changes to Key Terms
September 27, 2017 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will discuss myriad risks of "floating" vendor contracts for businesses. The panel will discuss why floating contracts are dangerous and best practices for businesses to mitigate the risk of vendors unilaterally changing key terms of their agreements. These issues arise in almost eve... Read More

Directors & Officers Liability Insurance: Key Coverage Issues for Corporate Executives
Negotiating Policy Terms to Cover Potential Losses; Understanding Policy Limits and Exclus...
September 26, 2017 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will provide counsel with the tools to review D&O and other insurance policies designed to protect directors and officers. The panel will also discuss recent cases regarding disputes in coverage, and the importance of tailoring and adjusting D&O policies to fit contemplated transacti... Read More

Technology Professional Services Agreements: Drafting Key Provisions, Streamlining Negotia...
September 13, 2017 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will provide business and technology counsel with a roadmap for drafting key provisions in technology professional services agreements (PSAs). The panel will discuss key clauses that should be included in PSAs, strategies for avoiding common negotiation pitfalls, and best practices f... Read More

Bankruptcy Fundamentals for Corporate Counsel: Protecting and Enforcing Creditor Claims in...
September 7, 2017 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will instruct corporate counsel on the fundamentals of bankruptcy with a focus on Chapter 11 proceedings, including the claims process, automatic stay, adversary proceedings, preferences, fraudulent transfers, and the reorganization plan. The panel will also discuss what a trade cred... Read More

Smart Contracts: Navigating Legal, Regulatory and Consumer Protection Issues
August 30, 2017 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will discuss the growing use of smart contracts within a variety of business sectors. The panel will examine the benefits and legal risks of the contracts, including the binding nature of the agreements and regulatory and consumer protection considerations. Read More

Negotiating Technology Transfer and Licensing Agreements: Structuring Key Provisions, Avoi...
August 24, 2017 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will provide guidance to business and technology counsel for drafting technology transfer and licensing agreements. The panel will discuss key clauses in the contracts and best practices for negotiating the agreements and avoiding common pitfalls. Read More

IP Ownership, Use and Protection Provisions in Commercial Contracts: Drafting and Litigati...
Evaluating When and How to Use IP Clauses in Business Agreements, Avoiding or Responding t...
August 16, 2017 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will provide guidance to business counsel for drafting intellectual property (IP) ownership, use and protection provisions in a variety of non-IP commercial agreements. The panel will discuss when and how to use IP clauses in business contracts. The panel will also offer best practic... Read More

Allocating Risk in Commercial Contracts: Additional Insured Endorsements and Waivers of Su...
July 27, 2017 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will provide guidance to business counsel on strategies contracting parties can leverage to allocate risks and protect their respective economic expectations. The panel will address the use of additional insured (AI) endorsements and waivers of subrogation to protect against economic... Read More

Drafting Telecom Services Agreements: Structuring Key Provisions, Anticipating Legal Pitfa...
July 18, 2017 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will guide business and technology counsel in drafting and negotiating agreements for telecommunication services. The panel will examine key contract provisions, common negotiation challenges, and best practices when renegotiating agreements with incumbent service providers or negoti... Read More

Drafting Technology Services Statements of Work: Structuring Terms, Minimizing Disputes, S...
June 29, 2017 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will provide business and technology counsel with a roadmap for drafting statements of work (SOWs) for the purchase of technology products or services. The panel will discuss terms and conditions that should be included in a SOW, strategies for avoiding common contracting pitfalls, a... Read More

Drafting Standard Forms for the Purchase of Goods From Suppliers: RFQs, Quotes, Purchase O...
Minimizing Disputes Between Buyers and Suppliers With Carefully Drafted Terms and Conditio...
June 20, 2017 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will discuss best practices for drafting the standard forms that govern the purchase of goods from suppliers. The panel will explain key language that should be included in requests for quotations (RFQs), seller's quotes, purchase orders and long-term supply agreements to minimize di... Read More

Delaware Corporate Law: Analyzing Significant Cases, New Statutes and Impact on Corporate...
Key Takeaways for Drafting Articles and Bylaws, Board Decision-Making, Mergers and Acquisi...
June 1, 2017 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will examine the most significant 2016 court decisions and statutory amendments affecting Delaware corporate law, and how these changes can impact corporate articles and bylaws, board decision-making, mergers and acquisitions, and shareholder derivative actions going forward. The pan... Read More

Representations and Warranties Clauses in Commercial Contracts: Avoiding Drafting and Nego...
Best Practices for Minimizing Risk, Allocating Liability and Enforcing Indemnity Clauses
March 21, 2017 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will provide guidance to business counsel for drafting and negotiating representations and warranties clauses in commercial contracts. The panel will discuss key considerations when structuring reps and warranties provisions, potential challenges with enforcing indemnity clauses and... Read More

Exit Strategies in LLC Agreements: Member Withdrawal, Resignation or Disassociation
Structuring Exit Mechanisms to Maximize LLC Value and Uphold Member Fiduciary Obligations
March 16, 2017 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will guide corporate counsel in navigating the challenges associated with a member's withdrawal from an LLC. The panel will discuss common reasons for resignation or withdrawal, raise issues and offer solutions for all LLC members, and provide best practices for drafting exit provisi... Read More

D&O Indemnification, Fee Advancement and Insurance After Yates Memo on Individual Accounta...
Leveraging Provisions in Corporate Bylaws, D&O Agreements and Insurance Policies to Maximi...
February 14, 2017 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will examine the impact of the Department of Justice's (DOJ) Yates Memo for director and officer (D&O) indemnification, fee advancement provisions, and D&O insurance policies. The panel will provide guidance to corporate counsel for drafting and/or updating corporate bylaws and other... Read More

Supply Chain Risk Assessment and Compliance: Mitigating Risk With Effective Due Diligence...
January 10, 2017 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will guide corporate counsel in examining the hidden legal risks that often exist in product supply chains. The panel will explain how careful due diligence, prudent contracting practices and effective corporate governance practices can help businesses mitigate risk. Read More

Negotiating Service Level Agreement Key Terms: Scope of Work, Quality of Service, Customer...
Drafting Provisions that Anticipate and Address System Implementation Problems, Downtime,...
December 21, 2016 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will provide guidance to business and technology counsel for drafting and negotiating service level agreements (SLAs) between customers and software and cloud vendors that address how new technology systems will be implemented, the level of customer support to be provided, and adequa... Read More

Strategic Contract Provisions to Minimize Future Litigation Costs and Liability Exposure
Structuring Pre-Litigation Resolution, Forum Selection, Choice of Law, Limitations of Liab...
December 8, 2016 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will address key provisions to include in business contracts to mitigate potential litigation liability and expense. The panel will review drafting pre-litigation dispute resolution provisions, forum selection clauses, choice of law provisions, limitations of liability, attorneys' fe... Read More

Strategies for In-House Counsel to Reduce Litigation Costs: Insourcing, Bill Review, Manag...
October 13, 2016 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will address strategies that can be implemented by in-house counsel to reduce the overwhelming costs of litigation without sacrificing the quality of the service provided by outside counsel or compromising a strong legal defense to claims brought against the company. Read More

Drafting Corporate Sponsorship Agreements for Major Events, Marketing and Promotional Acti...
Negotiating Provisions on Scope, Exclusivity, Brand Visibility, IP Rights, Indemnification...
September 27, 2016 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will provide guidance to business counsel for drafting and negotiating corporate sponsorship agreements for major events, marketing or promotional activities. The panel will discuss key provisions that should be included in the agreements and strategies for avoiding common negotiatio... Read More

Negotiating Software Licenses and Technology Agreements With the Federal Government: Use R...
Navigating FAR and DFARS Technical Data and Patent Rights Provisions, Drafting Key Terms
September 21, 2016 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will provide guidance to technology counsel for negotiating software licenses and technology agreements with the federal government on behalf of software companies. The panel will explain the various federal regulations applicable to government contracts involving technical data and... Read More

Sourcing Transactions: Structuring Key Terms and Obligations
Drafting and Negotiating Purchasing Volume, Forecasting Methodology, Pricing Discounts, an...
July 7, 2016 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will provide supply chain and commercial counsel with best practices for drafting and negotiating master purchase agreements and blanket purchase orders in sourcing transactions. The panel will discuss case law regarding when such documents bind the parties to quantities, pricing and... Read More

Delaware LLC Agreements: Planning and Drafting Approaches
Evaluating and Leveraging the Contractual Flexibility Afforded by the Amended DLLC Act
June 8, 2016 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will provide corporate counsel with a review of the advantages and disadvantages of forming LLCs under the Delaware Limited Liability Company Act (DE LLC Act) versus other statutes. The panel will explain the key issues for counsel in planning, negotiating and drafting LLC agreements... Read More

Distribution and Sales Agent Contracts: Drafting Provisions on Exclusivity, Territory, Sal...
June 2, 2016 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will examine key legal considerations for counsel drafting and negotiating distribution and sales agent contracts. The panel will discuss the similarities and differences between distribution and sales agent agreements, and potential pitfalls for counsel negotiating these contracts.... Read More

Project Contract Variations: Mitigating Risks of Cost Overruns, Scope Creep and Breaches i...
May 25, 2016 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will address the cost, delivery and other commercial risks inherent in drafting and executing change provisions in a complex project contract. The panel will provide insight into how to effectively mitigate risk while preserving flexibility for the inevitable setbacks and challenges... Read More

Drafting Motor Carrier Agreements: Anticipating and Addressing Cargo Claims, Carrier Indem...
Navigating MAP-21 Legislation, Carrier Safety Performance and Compliance Requirements, and...
May 19, 2016 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will discuss key legal and regulatory considerations for counsel drafting and negotiating motor carrier agreements. The panel will examine a number of issues affecting motor carriers, including the Federal Highway Administration's (FHA) MAP-21 legislation, the Federal Motor Carrier S... Read More

Law Firm Data Breaches and Legal Malpractice Risks
Assessing Vulnerabilities, Defending Professional Liability Claims, Evaluating Insurance C...
May 3, 2016 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will prepare counsel to defend attorneys and law firms after suffering data breaches. The panel will discuss risk assessment and mitigation, outline the steps a law firm must take to protect its interests and clients after the breach, and provide strategies for navigating investigati... Read More

Drafting and Enforcing Termination Clauses in Commercial Contracts
Maximizing Recovery or Minimizing Loss When Contracts End Due to Breach, Insolvency, Miles...
April 26, 2016 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will provide guidance to business counsel on drafting and enforcing the termination provision in commercial contracts. The panel will discuss common termination triggers, including material breach of contract, insolvency, milestone failure, contract expiration or convenience; strateg... Read More

Designing and Implementing Competition Law Policy and Training
Minimizing Cost of Noncompliance, Drafting Compliant Contracts, Training Business Clients...
April 21, 2016 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will provide guidance to business counsel regarding competition law practices in business transactions, particularly for sales personnel training and business guidance in communications. The panel will discuss ways to meaningfully convey the significance of compliance, provide guidan... Read More

Structuring Commercial Agreements for New Product and Service Deployment: Customer Collabo...
Crafting Terms and Conditions on Data Use and Ownership, IP Rights, Confidentiality, Incen...
April 20, 2016 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will provide guidance to business and technology counsel on drafting beta test, pilot program and feedback agreements for the development and deployment of new products and services, including software. The panel will examine the most critical provisions in these agreements, as well... Read More

Asserting Attorney-Client Privilege When Affiliated Entities' Interests Diverge
Navigating the Complexities of Joint Representation During Litigation, Spinoffs, Acquisiti...
April 19, 2016 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will guide corporate counsel in addressing attorney-client privilege challenges that arise when the common interests of corporations and their affiliates or subsidiaries diverge, focusing specifically on best practices for preserving the privilege and structuring privileged communica... Read More

Drafting Enforceable Noncompete Covenants in Franchise Agreements
Protecting Against Unfair Business Competition by Franchisees With Noncompete Provisions
March 30, 2016 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will provide guidance to business counsel for drafting clear and enforceable noncompete covenants in franchise agreements that protect franchisors from unfair competition and withstand court scrutiny, and for enforcing such clauses in court. The experienced panel will discuss the ele... Read More

Enterprise Risk Management: Identifying and Mitigating Insurable Risks, Evaluating Likelih...
February 24, 2016 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will provide guidance to in-house counsel for identifying the corporation's insurable business risks, evaluating appropriate insurance coverage, and evaluating the likelihood of business insurance claims. The panel will discuss corporate vulnerabilities counsel typically identify whe... Read More

Drafting Commercial Goods Warehousing Agreements on Behalf of Warehousers or Customers
Structuring Indemnity, Insurance, Limitation of Liability and Other Key Provisions to Mini...
February 17, 2016 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will guide business counsel in drafting warehousing agreements for the storage of commercial goods on behalf of warehousers and customers. The panel will discuss best practices for negotiating key terms in warehouse agreements and receipts to minimize risks and liability exposure in... Read More

Drafting Remedies Clauses in Commercial Contracts: Consequential Damage Waivers, Liquidate...
Structuring Enforceable Provisions, Navigating the Interplay With Indemnity and Other Rela...
January 19, 2016 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will provide guidance to business counsel for negotiating and drafting enforceable remedies provisions in commercial contracts (for products, services and combinations), focusing specifically on clauses addressing consequential damage waivers, liquidated damages, attorneys' fees and... Read More

In-House Counsel Depositions: Navigating Complex Legal and Ethical Issues
Reducing the Likelihood of Being Deposed, Responding to Deposition Notices and Subpoenas,...
January 14, 2016 CLE, CLE Ethics CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will provide guidance for in-house counsel to minimize potential damage to the corporation when noticed or subpoenaed for a deposition. The panel will explain how the attorney-client privilege and other evidentiary privileges may be strategically asserted to protect confidential info... Read More

Drafting Affiliate Marketing Agreements: Ensuring Compliance With Advertising, IP and Inte...
Structuring Provisions on Compensation, Indemnification, Limitation of Liability, Terminat...
December 10, 2015 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will provide counsel with a roadmap for drafting, negotiating and terminating affiliate marketing agreements. The panel will discuss the various laws that are implicated by affiliate marketing, clauses that should be carefully negotiated in the agreements, and strategies to avoid com... Read More

Board of Directors Audit Committees Under Heightened Regulatory Scrutiny: Meeting Expanded...
Navigating Evolving Requirements for Financial Reporting, Risk Management and Compliance
December 10, 2015 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will examine the evolving role and responsibilities of board of directors' audit committees in light of increased regulatory scrutiny of the committees and their members. The panel will discuss best practices for audit committees and their advisors to meet evolving requirements regar... Read More

Professional Liability Claims Against Accountants: Assessing and Defending Claims
Mitigating Malpractice Liability and Avoiding Regulatory Actions and Private Litigation
December 9, 2015 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will prepare counsel to assess professional liability risks for accountants, understand emerging liability theories, and respond to and provide a strong defense to accountant malpractice claims, regulatory enforcement and private litigation. Read More

Drafting Shareholder Agreements for Closely Held Businesses
Structuring Enforceable Provisions on Voting Rights, Transfer of Shares, Buy-Sell Rights,...
November 10, 2015 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will discuss key provisions that business counsel should carefully negotiate in shareholder agreements governing closely held businesses, and legal considerations to ensure the agreements are effective and enforceable. Read More

Structuring Data Center Leases and Service Level Agreements: Navigating Unique Legal and P...
November 4, 2015 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will guide business and technology counsel in navigating the complex legal and business issues involved in data center lease agreements. The panel will examine the unique, critical provisions for these leases and best practices for structuring service level agreements (SLAs). Read More

Fiduciary Duties in LLCs and LPs: Considerations for Modifying or Waiving Duties of Altern...
Lessons From Delaware and Other Key States on Whether, When and How to Eliminate or Modify...
October 28, 2015 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will review the fiduciary duties limited partnership (LP) general partners and limited liability company (LLC) managers, managing members, and controlling members owe members of the alternative entity, using statutory and case law from Delaware and other key states as a backdrop. The... Read More

Corporate Board Composition and Evaluation Under Heightened Investor Scrutiny: Legal Consi...
Best Practices Regarding Diversity, Quality, Director Tenure and More
October 27, 2015 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will provide guidance to Corporate Secretaries and Corporate Counsel for reviewing and, when necessary, adjusting their company's practices regarding Board composition and structure, and for evaluating the effectiveness of the Board and its Committees. The panel will discuss how Corp... Read More

New DoD Rule on Cybersecurity and Cloud Computing Requirements: Implications for Contracto...
Complying With "Adequate Security" and "Cyber Incident" Reporting Mandates; Incorporating...
October 20, 2015 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will examine and explain the recently released Department of Defense (DoD) interim rule, Safeguarding Covered Defense Information and Cyber Incident Reporting, and its implications for government contractors and subcontractors. The panel will outline expanded requirements for contrac... Read More

Drafting Nondisclosure Agreements for Information Technology Transactions
Negotiating Key Provisions and Exclusions, Navigating Challenges for Information Discloser...
September 30, 2015 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will provide guidance to technology and business counsel for drafting NDAs for information technology transactions. The panelists will discuss specific language for confidentiality provisions, including the clause language and extensive research notes they have found effective in the... Read More

2015 Amendments to Delaware's General Corporation Law, LLC Act and DRUPA
Navigating Changes to Fee Shifting, Forum Selection, Stock and Option Issuances, Default L...
September 30, 2015 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will review the 2015 Amendments to the Delaware General Corporation Law, LLC Act and DRUPA and their impact on corporate governance practices, shareholder litigation, and Delaware LLCs and general and limited partnerships. The panel will discuss best practices for counsel to prepare... Read More

TCPA Compliance for Mobile Communications Marketing: Avoiding Penalties and Lawsuits
Implementing Effective TCPA Guidelines, Navigating Grey Areas With Express Written Consent...
September 24, 2015 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will guide counsel in creating and implementing mobile communications marketing policies that comply with the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA). The panel will provide a summary of recent TCPA decisions, outline the nuances of the law's rules, challenges businesses are facing... Read More

Rendering Third-Party Legal Opinions on LLC Status, Power, Action, Enforceability and Memb...
Drafting Defensible Opinions and Minimizing Preparer Liability Risks
August 11, 2015 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will provide guidance for drafting defensible third-party opinions related to LLCs. The panel will also discuss the potential liabilities involved in rendering opinion letters and best practices for counsel to reduce risk in providing LLC opinions. Read More

Negotiating Technology Multi-Sourcing Arrangements: Strategies for Customer and Vendor Cou...
Leveraging Agreements to Improve Supplier Service, Mitigate Risk and Control Costs
August 4, 2015 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will provide guidance to business and technology counsel for negotiating technology multi-sourcing arrangements on behalf of customers and vendors. The panel will examine how customers can leverage multi-sourcing contracts to obtain better service from suppliers, distribute and minim... Read More

Mitigating D&O Liability Exposure for Data Privacy and Cybersecurity Breaches
Reducing D&O Risk With Internal Controls, Insurance, and Indemnification; Defending Deriva...
June 23, 2015 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will provide counsel with an examination of existing and emerging risks corporate directors and officers face with respect to how their organizations handle data privacy and data security. The panel will explain the breadth of D&O fiduciary duties in this area, the application of the... Read More

Negotiating Enforceable Liquidated Damages Clauses in Business Contracts
Avoiding Enforceability Pitfalls With Carefully Drafted Provisions
June 2, 2015 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will outline considerations and best practices for business counsel when negotiating and drafting liquidated damages clauses in commercial contracts to increase the likelihood that a court or arbitrator will enforce the clauses. Read More

Stockholder Demands for Books and Records Inspections Under Delaware Law: Lessons From Rec...
Responding to Inspection Demands, Limiting Scope of Inspection
May 12, 2015 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will examine recent case law addressing stockholders' right to inspect corporate books and records, limitations on inspection rights, and best practices for corporations in responding to inspection demands. Read More

Preserving SBA Eligibility in Alliances With Government Contractors: Structuring Subcontra...
Maximizing Business Opportunities While Avoiding Affiliation and Loss of Small Business St...
January 20, 2015 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will provide practical guidance to counsel representing small businesses competing for federal government contracts and subcontracts on how to structure strategic and compliant subcontracts and joint ventures while preserving small business status. Read More

Mobile Marketing Key Legal Issues: Mobile Technology, Location-Based Services, Mobile Comm...
Navigating Evolving Laws on Privacy, Consumer Consent, Disclosures and More
November 18, 2014 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will examine the key legal issues that arise with mobile marketing involving mobile apps, ads, wearable devices, text messaging, location tracking, mobile commerce and other emerging technologies. The panel will discuss best practices to ensure compliance with the numerous complex la... Read More

Data Privacy and Security Compliance: Lessons for Corporate Counsel After Recent High Prof...
Proactive Strategies to Avoid and Respond to a Data Breach or Cyber Attack
November 11, 2014 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will provide corporate counsel with an analysis of recent legal developments impacting data-privacy and information-security compliance. The panel will outline proactive strategies to reduce the likelihood of a data breach and provide best practices for responding if a breach occurs. Read More

Online Reputation Attacks Against Companies: Response Strategies for In-House Counsel
Assembling a Multi-Disciplinary Response Team, Preventing and Mitigating Reputational Dama...
September 30, 2014 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will provide guidance to in-house counsel for confronting Internet defamation and online reputation attacks against their companies. The panel will examine the various factors the in-house attorney must consider when responding to online attacks; effective tactics to identify anonymo... Read More

Overcoming Ethical Challenges for Multi-Firm Lawyers and Their Firms: Fiduciary Duty, Conf...
September 16, 2014 CLE, CLE Ethics CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will provide attorneys and law firms with the guidance necessary to avoid ethical missteps when attorneys are associated with more than one firm. The panel will discuss specific practices for avoiding pitfalls with conflicts of interest, fee-splitting, fiduciary duty issues and more. Read More

Promoting Diversity in Corporate Law Departments and Law Firms: Effective Inclusion Strate...
Hiring and Retaining Diverse Counsel; Implementing and Measuring Diversity Initiatives; In...
August 19, 2014 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will provide guidance for corporate legal departments and law firms with regard to hiring, promoting and retaining diverse attorneys; corporate law departments' influence on diversity in outside law firms; and implementing and evaluating the effectiveness of attorney diversity progra... Read More

Attorney-Client Privilege Between Affiliated Entities: Who Owns the Privilege When Interes...
Navigating the Complexities of Joint Representations During Litigation, Spinoffs, Acquisit...
April 22, 2014 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will guide corporate counsel in addressing attorney-client privilege challenges that arise when advising affiliated corporations, focusing specifically on best practices for preserving the privilege when the interests of a parent company and its subsidiaries diverge. The panel will i... Read More

ESI Discovery Obligations for In-House Counsel: Meeting Preservation Requirements and Avoi...
Navigating the Nuances of Litigation Holds — Who to Include, Documenting Instructions, Loc...
April 10, 2014 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will provide guidance to in-house attorneys for meeting the expansive requirements for preserving electronically stored information (ESI). The panel will examine current e-discovery challenges and potential pitfalls facing in-house counsel and detail specific best practices to avoid... Read More

Business Entity Selection: Benefits and Pitfalls
Legal and Practical Considerations for Evaluating and Structuring LLCs, Partnerships, C-Co...
February 26, 2014 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will guide business counsel in evaluating and selecting the best entity structure for new companies. The panel will examine the extent to which LLCs, partnerships, C-Corps and S-Corps provide liability protection for business owners, the tax implications of each entity, and best prac... Read More

Software Development Agreements: Negotiating and Drafting Key Provisions
Structuring Contracts to Allocate Risk, Avoid Legal Pitfalls, and Minimize Liability
January 21, 2014 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will provide business counsel with a roadmap for drafting and negotiating key provisions in software development agreements. The panel will discuss clauses that should be included in the agreements and strategies to avoid common contractual pitfalls. Read More

Franchise Agreements, FDDs and Related Documents: Negotiating Key Terms
Protecting Franchisor or Franchisee Interests Regarding Territory, Fees, Advertising, Term...
January 8, 2014 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will guide business counsel in negotiating franchise agreements and ancillary documents. The panel will explain the terms that are most often disputed in franchise agreements, as well as considerations and best practices for FDDs and other related documents. Read More

Third-Party Risk: Tailoring Contract Clauses, Covenants, and Certifications to Enhance Co...
Minimizing FCPA and Related Anti-Corruption Risks and Maximizing Key Compliance Safeguards
November 6, 2013 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will provide practical guidance for developing effective business ethics and compliance controls when contracting with various types of third parties. The panel will explain how businesses can leverage ethics and compliance clauses and certifications to mitigate liability risks under... Read More

Law Firm Internal Investigations: Ethical Issues and the Attorney-Client Privilege
Maintaining Confidentiality and Avoiding Conflicts of Interest
July 31, 2013 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will provide practitioners with an analysis of the scope of the attorney-client privilege in the course of law firm internal investigations. The panel will discuss minimizing potential conflicts of interest and legal ethics issues that may arise during an internal investigation. Read More

FAR Regulations for Federal Contractors
Meeting Mandatory Disclosure, Code of Conduct and Other Complex Requirements; Implementing...
July 10, 2013 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will provide guidance for complying with the complex Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) rules and requirements for a code of conduct and mandatory disclosures for government contractors. The panel will provide practical approaches for developing a code of conduct and implementing i... Read More

Cloud Computing: Managing the Legal Risks
Mitigating Liabilities When Outsourcing Virtual Storage and Applications
June 18, 2013 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will provide counsel to businesses with best practices for managing and mitigating the legal risks in cloud computing and virtual outsourcing. The panel will offer their insights to enhance counsel's knowledge of cloud computing and its unique challenges. Read More

Metadata: Legal and Ethical Challenges
Avoiding Information Risks With Various File Types, Electronic Redactions, Location-Tracki...
May 2, 2013 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will prepare counsel to manage the ethical and malpractice risks of metadata. The panel will introduce the latest metadata threats and outline best practices for controlling and managing metadata and meeting related ethical and legal obligations. Read More

Ethical Risks in Attorney Marketing via Blogs, Websites and Social Networks
Navigating Legal Ethics and Regulations in Online Advertising and Networking
March 13, 2013 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This Ethics CLE course will discuss how courts and state bars are addressing the legal ethics issues arising from attorneys' use of social networking sites, law firm websites and blogs to promote their services. The panelists will discuss how to stay on the right side of the ethics line when marketi... Read More

Attorney Professional Liability: Responding to Claims and Minimizing Malpractice Risks
February 12, 2013 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will prepare law practitioners to assess professional liability risks, defend against complaints, respond to malpractice claims, and take proactive loss prevention steps. Read More

In-House Counsel Depositions: Navigating Complex Legal and Ethical Issues
Responding to Deposition Notices and Subpoenas and Protecting Privileged Information
January 17, 2013 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will provide guidance for in-house counsel to minimize potential damage to the corporation during depositions. The panel will explain how the attorney-client privilege and other evidentiary privileges may be strategically asserted to protect confidential information. Read More

Legal Ethics and Technology: Complying With Changes to the Model Rules of Professional Con...
Best Practices to Protect Client Confidences and Advertise Legal Services
December 12, 2012 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will prepare attorneys to deal with the ethical issues that arise when using technology in the practice of law, particularly in light of the recent updates to the Model Rules of Professional Conduct. Important issues include areas of cloud computing, encryption and attorney-client co... Read More

Risk Transfer in Commercial Contracts
Leveraging Indemnity, Insurance and Limitation of Liability Clauses to Mitigate Risk
November 7, 2012 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will provide business counsel with a roadmap for crafting and negotiating indemnity, insurance and limitations of liability provisions in commercial contracts. The panel will discuss language that should be included in contracts and explain strategies for avoiding common negotiation... Read More

Cloud Services: Managing Privacy Risks
Structuring Cloud Computing Agreements and Policies Governing Employee Use of Mobile Devic...
October 16, 2012 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will provide guidance to counsel on confidentiality concerns associated with using cloud services. The program will identify issues in drafting cloud computing agreements, as well as privacy issues with transmission of company data to the cloud and employee access via mobile devices. Read More

Government Investigations: Evaluating the Settlement Options
Using Deferred Prosecution and Non-Prosecution Agreements, Plea Agreements, and Declinatio...
August 22, 2012 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will prepare counsel to advise companies on evaluating a DPA, NPA or plea agreement in a government investigation. The panel will review key trends in government settlements and offer best practices for reaching resolution with a government agency. Read More

Business Divorce: Planning for the Exit of a Private Company Owner
Anticipating and Addressing Issues of Asset Division, Compensation, Competition and More
July 25, 2012 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will provide business counsel with a roadmap for navigating the thorny issues that arise when a private entity faces a business divorce. The panel will explain how a well-constructed exit plan can help separating owners minimize adverse financial consequences and owner disputes. Read More

Captive Insurance Companies: Risk Management Entity for Businesses
Evaluating Business Uses and Legal Risks, Addressing Tax Implications, and Avoiding Regula...
July 18, 2012 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will provide corporate and general counsel with a thorough review of the relevant legal issues and practical considerations involved in forming a captive insurance company. The panel will prepare counsel to evaluate the benefits and risks of establishing a captive for business client... Read More

New Government Contractor Rules on Personal Conflicts of Interest and Revolving Door Restr...
Implementing Internal Controls to Comply With FAR PCI Requirements and DoD Post-Employment...
February 1, 2012 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will provide counsel with a briefing on the new federal contractor rules on personal conflicts of interest and revolving door restrictions. The panel will provide best practices for implementing internal control systems, training employees and managing any required disclosures. Read More

Ethical Challenges in Preparing Witnesses and Working with Experts
Best Practices to Avoid Unethical Coaching of Lay and Expert Witnesses
January 25, 2012 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will prepare counsel to handle ethical issues that arise in preparing witnesses for trials and deposition. The panel will discuss preparing vs. coaching witnesses, whether to confer with witnesses during recess or to correct testimony inaccuracies, and how to handle unintentionally p... Read More

Data Privacy and Security: Legal Strategies Amid Growing Liability Threats
Crafting and Implementing Policies and Responding to Breaches
November 3, 2011 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will provide general counsel and business legal advisors with an examination of recent legal developments impacting data privacy and security. The panel will outline proactive strategies to reduce the likelihood of breach and provide best practices for responding when a data breach o... Read More

Federal Government Contract Audits: Mitigating Risks
Preparing for and Managing Complex DCAA and GSA Audits
August 25, 2011 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will provide guidance for counsel to companies engaged in federal government contracts on best practices for preparing for and managing government contract audits. The panel will also discuss the latest trends and developments in the audits. Read More

Negotiating Information Technology Contracts
Crafting Representations and Warranties, Damages and Limitation of Liability Clauses
August 17, 2011 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will provide business counsel with a roadmap for crafting and negotiating common contractual provisions in technology agreements. The panel will discuss clauses that should be included in the agreements and explain strategies for avoiding common negotiation pitfalls and resolving con... Read More

Effective Shareholders Agreements
Crafting Enforceable Provisions on Board Composition, Corporate Opportunities, Voting Righ...
June 15, 2011 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will provide guidance to corporate counsel for crafting key provisions in shareholders agreements and review the legal considerations to ensure that agreements are effective and enforceable. Read More

Metadata: Technological, Ethical and Legal Consequences
Understanding the Hidden Threat - Best Practices to Manage the Risks
June 8, 2011 CLE Download

This CLE course will prepare attorneys to manage the ethical and malpractice risks of metadata. The panel will outline best practices for controlling and managing metadata and meeting related ethical and legal obligations. Read More

GSA Schedule Contracts: Opportunities and Legal Risks
Complying With Complex Federal Regulations and Avoiding False Claims Act Violations
June 1, 2011 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will provide guidance for counsel to companies pursuing or engaged in General Services Administration (GSA) Schedule contracts on the complex rules and requirements governing GSA contracting. The panel will offer best practices for developing internal controls to ensure and monitor c... Read More

In-House Counsel's Evolving Duties: Statutory, Fiduciary and Ethical
Meeting Attorney Obligations During Investigations, Enforcement Actions, Litigation and Co...
May 19, 2011 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will prepare in-house attorneys to navigate the statutory, fiduciary and ethical pitfalls inherent in their evolving role. The panel will discuss best practices for in-house counsel to fulfill their duties and minimize liability exposure. Read More

Negotiating Licensing Agreements: Risk Mitigation Provisions
Crafting Representations and Warranties, Indemnification, Remedies and Limitation of Liabi...
May 10, 2011 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will provide counsel with a roadmap for crafting common risk mitigation provisions in license agreements. The panel will discuss specific clauses that should be included in contracts and explain strategies for avoiding common pitfalls and resolving contract disputes. Read More

Corporate Internal Investigations in an Evolving Regulatory Environment
Navigating Complex Legal and Ethical Issues Before, During and After an Investigation
January 13, 2011 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will provide guidance to corporate counsel on identifying and addressing the legal and ethical issues that commonly arise before, during and after a corporate internal investigation. Read More

Government Contracts Bid Protests: Preparing for and Prevailing in Protests
Determining Whether, Where and How to Challenge a Contract Award
December 16, 2010 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will provide practical strategies and tactics for counsel advising businesses on how to navigate the federal contracts bid protest process. The panel will explain factors businesses should consider when deciding whether, where and how to protest an unfavorable contract award. Read More

Attorney Advertising via Blogs, Websites and Social Networks: Ethical Risks
Navigating Legal Ethics and Regulations in Marketing Legal Services
November 9, 2010 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will provide an overview of how courts and state bars are addressing ethics issues arising from attorneys' use of social networking sites, law firm websites and blogs to promote their services. The panelists will discuss how to stay on the right side of the ethics line when advertisi... Read More

Marketing via Mobile Devices: Enforcement and Litigation Trends
Navigating Industry Standards and Evolving Regulations From Multiple Federal and State Age...
October 26, 2010 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will provide counsel with an overview of the legal risks of engaging in mobile marketing and the laws and regulations governing mobile marketing. The panel will outline best practices for complying with evolving standards and minimizing liability risks. Read More

M&A Deal Dispute Resolution: Proactive Strategies
Evaluating ADR Alternatives and Crafting Merger Agreements That Minimize Post-Closing Liti...
October 21, 2010 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will provide attorneys with an overview of the risks and benefits of using mediation, arbitration or expert determination to resolve M&A deal disputes. The panel will outline strategies for negotiating and drafting key dispute resolution provisions in the merger agreement. Read More

Federal Government Contracts Compliance: Latest Developments
Navigating Evolving FAR Requirements and Other Complex Regulations
May 4, 2010 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will provide guidance for counsel to companies pursuing or engaged in government contracts on the complex rules and requirements for government contracting. The panel will offer best practices for developing internal controls to ensure and monitor contract compliance. Read More

New Illinois Legal Ethics Rules
Navigating the Sweeping Changes to the Professional Conduct Code
March 11, 2010 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will offer guidance to attorneys practicing in Illinois for complying with the state's new Code of Professional Conduct, effective Jan. 1, 2010. The panel will discuss key new Code provisions that address electronic communications, retainers/fixed fees, billing of expenses and other... Read More

New SEC Guidance on Cooperation in Investigations and Enforcement Actions
Corporate Strategies to Prepare for and Respond to More Aggressive Agency Enforcement
March 9, 2010 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will prepare public companies, their officers, directors and employees to respond to more aggressive SEC enforcement. The panel will analyze new SEC guidance on individual cooperation in investigations and discuss the resulting legal concerns for corporations. Read More

Proxy Disclosures Under New SEC Rules: Countdown to Compliance
Complying with New Corporate Governance and Compensation Disclosure Mandates
February 4, 2010 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will explain practical steps that corporate boards and their counsel should take now to prepare for complying with the new SEC proxy disclosure rules. The panel will discuss strategies for managing and reporting compensation and corporate governance risks. Read More

D&O Fiduciary Duties to Multiple Classes of Stockholders
Lessons From In re Trados Inc. and Other Recent Delaware Decisions
January 27, 2010 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will examine In re Trados, In re John Q. Hammons Hotels, and other recent Delaware cases and their implications for directors and officers. The panel will discuss fiduciary duties owed to multiple shareholders and offer strategies to minimize the risk of breach of fiduciary duty laws... Read More

Buy-Sell Agreements for Partnerships and Closely Held Companies
Crafting Agreements for Transfer of Ownership
January 26, 2010 CLE, CPE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will address critical aspects of buy-sell agreements, including key provisions, funding mechanisms, and an overview of income and estate tax considerations. Read More

Delaware Alternative Business Entities: New Opportunities With LLCs, LLPs and Statutory Tr...
Navigating Recent Statutory Amendments and Case Law Developments
January 13, 2010 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will review the recent amendments to the Delaware alternative entity statutes and discuss significant case law developments affecting entity creation and structure. The panel will also discuss recent trends and the cutting edge use of alternative entities in business, finance and inv... Read More

Ethical Risks of Online Communications by Attorneys
Facebook, Twitter, Firm Websites and Blogs, and Email: Staying on the Right Side of the Et...
December 1, 2009 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE seminar will explain how courts and state bar associations are addressing the ethical concerns arising from attorney use of social networking sites, law firm websites and blogs, and email. The program will address the regulatory future for client and prospective client communications occurr... Read More

Online Social Networking: Legal Risks for Businesses
Identifying and Minimizing Liabilities Due to Company Use and Employee Misuse
October 7, 2009 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This seminar will examine the range of potential legal pitfalls for businesses arising from using information obtained from social network sites and their employees' use of such sites. The panel will outline best practices for companies to minimize liability exposure. Read More

Attorney-Client Privilege and Financially Distressed Businesses
Meeting Confidentiality Challenges Arising from Heightened Regulatory Oversight, Insolvenc...
September 9, 2009 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This seminar will review the attorney-client privilege and waiver issues for companies facing financial difficulty or in bankruptcy and will outline strategies to preserve the privilege. Read More

2009 Amendments to the Delaware General Corporation Law
Revising Corporate Governance Practices to Respond to Increased Shareholder Proxy Demands
July 1, 2009 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This seminar will review the 2009 Amendments to the Delaware General Corporate Law and their impact on corporate governance practices. The panel will provide best practices for corporate counsel to prepare for and respond to a more activist shareholder environment. Read More

D&O Duty of Oversight Amid the Economic Crisis
Avoiding and Defending Breach of Fiduciary Duty Lawsuits
June 11, 2009 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This seminar will review the impact of the economic crisis on board governance practices and offer strategies for corporate counsel to avoid legal liability and survive shareholder scrutiny. Read More

The Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act of 2008
Compliance Strategies for Manufacturers, Importers and Retailers in an Uncertain Regulator...
May 21, 2009 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This seminar will discuss the key features of the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act of 2008; how the new law is impacting manufacturers, importers and retailers; and best practices for implementing the new requirements. Read More

Distressed Vendors: Legal Implications for Business Partners
Assessing and Exercising Contractual Rights and UCC Remedies
May 20, 2009 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This seminar will discuss pre-bankruptcy strategies for sellers and buyers of commercial goods when a vendor is in economic distress. The panel will review rights and remedies available under supply or purchase agreements and applicable UCC law and the potential impact of the Bankruptcy Code on work... Read More

Ethical Pitfalls in Settlement Negotiations
Avoiding Sanctions and Malpractice Liability
May 6, 2009 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This seminar will review the common ethical dilemmas that arise during settlement negotiations and will provide practical strategies for avoiding ethical violations and legal and malpractice liability. Read More

Selecting and Managing Outside Counsel
Negotiating the Complex Business, Financial and Legal Issues
March 17, 2009 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This seminar will review what corporate counsel must know to select and work effectively with outside counsel. The panel will present their insights and perspectives on negotiating fee arrangements and monitoring performance and billing practices of outside counsel. Read More

Promoting Diversity in the Legal Profession
Strategies for Hiring and Retaining Diverse Attorneys to Create an Inclusive Workplace
March 11, 2009 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This seminar will provide guidance for law firms and corporate legal departments with regard to hiring and retaining diverse attorneys and strategies for implementing diversity programs for attorney staff. Read More

Structuring Licensing Agreements to Avoid Inadvertent Franchise Creation
Crafting Contracts to Prevent FTC Fines, Liability and Significant Costs for Misclassifica...
January 7, 2009 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This seminar will discuss the pitfalls of inadverent franchise creation and provide practical and experienced perspectives on drafting licensing agreements to prevent the business from being re-classified as a franchise. Read More

Expanded Judicial Review of Arbitration Awards Post Hall Street v. Mattel
Evaluating and Crafting Arbitration Provisions to Preserve Judicial Review Options
December 18, 2008 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

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Law Firm Internal Investigations and the Attorney-Client Privilege
Maintaining Confidentiality and Avoiding Conflicts of Interest
November 19, 2008 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

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Ethical Risks of Offshore Outsourcing of Legal Services
Avoiding Malpractice Liability and Ethics Violations
August 5, 2008 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

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Negotiating Material Adverse Change Clauses
Securing Favorable Purchase and Merger Deal Terms Through Sound MAC Clauses
June 24, 2008 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

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Ethical Issues in E-Discovery
Addressing New Ethical Dilemmas
June 19, 2008 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

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SOX Whistleblower Compliance
Developing a Compliance Program, Avoiding Government Investigations and Employee Lawsuits
August 2, 2007 CLE

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IP and Employment Issues of Online Social Networking
Minimizing The Legal Risks of Blogs, Listservs, Myspace...
April 12, 2007 CLE

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McNulty Memo & Attorney Client Privilege
Cooperating without Capitulating in Government Investigations
March 22, 2007 CLE

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Pretexting After the HP Debacle
Strategies for Ensuring Above-Board Internal Investigations
January 30, 2007 CLE

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Stock Options Backdating
Navigating the Criminal, Civil and Regulatory Landmines
January 10, 2007 CLE

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