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Structuring International Lending Transactions: Mitigating Legal, Economic, and Political...
January 27, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will provide finance counsel with the tools to structure around legal, political, and economic risks encountered in cross-border lending. The panel will discuss choice of law provisions, foreign guarantors, exit strategies if access to collateral is impaired, credit default swaps, an... Read More

Structuring Contributions of Appreciated Property to Partnerships: Avoiding Tax Recognitio...
January 27, 2022 CLE, CPE, EA Live Webinar
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This CLE/CPE course will provide tax counsel with a comprehensive guide to the tax consequences of contributing appreciated property to a partnership or multi-member LLC. The panel will discuss the specific tax treatment of appreciated property's contribution with debt, depreciation allocation, both... Read More

Reducing the Burdens of Privilege Logs: Leveraging Proportionality, Using Alternative Log...
January 27, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will provide attendees with practical guidance and innovative ways to reduce the burdens of producing defensible privilege logs under Fed. R. Civ. P. 26(b)(5)(A), while still adequately protecting privileged communications and work product. The panel will (1) discuss leveraging Feder... Read More

Real Estate Broker Agreements: Fiduciary Duties, Reps and Warranties, Indemnification, Con...
January 27, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE webinar will provide real estate counsel with practical guidance on negotiating broker agreements to clarify a broker's fiduciary duties and limit potential future liability. The panel will address how misrepresentations in broker agreements create risk and how to work with brokers to devel... Read More

Structuring Student-Athlete NIL Agreements: Recent Decisions, Regulations, and Key Provisi...
January 27, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will guide counsel to companies, universities, and student-athletes on name, image, and likeness (NIL) agreements. The panel will discuss the recent U.S. Supreme Court decision permitting student-athletes to use their NIL. The panel will address the considerations for counsel and off... Read More

Computer-Implemented Invention Patents: Federal Circuit Guidance, USPTO Guidance on Sectio...
January 27, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will guide patent counsel on the patentability of computer-implemented inventions. The panel will examine the recent USPTO guidance, recent case law, and the European Patent Office (EPO) guidance for computer-implemented inventions and EPO patentability. The panel will offer insight... Read More

Structuring Convertible Note Financing: Discount Rates, Valuation Caps, Conversion Trigger...
Due Diligence, Determining Priority vs. Other Creditors and Equity Holders
February 1, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will provide founders and corporate finance counsel with guidance on structuring convertible notes for seed-stage financing. The panel will discuss upfront due diligence, term sheet negotiation, and critical terms, including the discount rate, valuation cap, and triggers for converti... Read More

Blockchain in Supply Chain: Requirements on Suppliers and Subs, Force Majeure, Termination...
Addressing Privacy Concerns With GPDR and CCPA
February 1, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE webinar will discuss the rise of blockchain in the supply chain as new state and federal laws establish that contract validity cannot be denied due to "smart contract" terms. The panel will address how blockchain may replace the traditional bill of lading, how the blockchain can streamline... Read More

Estate and Gift Tax Audits: Transfers, Valuation of Assets, Formula Clauses, GRATs, BDITs,...
February 1, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE webinar will provide trust and estate attorneys with an in-depth analysis of the processes and strategies for handling estate and gift tax audits, recent case law, and IRS developments. The panel will discuss key IRS audit triggers, issues stemming from hard to value asset transfers, formul... Read More

Remote Patient Monitoring: Contract Structures, Medicare Coverage, and Regulatory Complian...
February 1, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will guide healthcare counsel on remote patient monitoring (RPM). The panel will examine reimbursement issues and how the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule 2021 and 2022 Final Rules and other recent changes impact the landscape for RPM reimbursement. The panel will also address challen... Read More

E-Signatures and Electronic Documentation in Real Estate Finance: ESIGN and UETA, Interpla...
Enforceability, Authentication, and Admissibility; MERS and Transferability
February 1, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will examine the legality of electronic signatures and digital documents generally, as well as recent developments in using eNotes and other electronic mortgage loan documentation. The panel will discuss the Electronic Signatures in Global and National Commerce (ESIGN) Act, Uniform E... Read More

Insurance Coverage: Defining Physical Loss or Damage; Testing Assumptions About What Trigg...
February 1, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE webinar will discuss whether "physical loss or damage" sufficient to trigger prima facie coverage under a property or business income policy requires the policyholder to present evidence of "distinct, demonstrable, physical alteration of the property." The panel of both policyholder and ins... Read More

PFAS in Wastewater and New EPA Proposed Rules: Revising Effluent Limitations Guidelines an...
February 1, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE webinar will address the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) new proposed rules aiming to reduce per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in wastewater discharges by revising effluent limitations guidelines (ELGs) and pretreatment standards. The panel will discuss the EPA's Multi-In... Read More

Radiology Malpractice Lawsuits: Bringing or Defending Claims for Medical Errors, Omissions
Proving or Challenging Causation, Leveraging Experts, Assessing Damages, Negotiating Settl...
February 1, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will examine current trends in medical malpractice lawsuits against radiologists and strategies for plaintiff and defense counsel handling these cases. The panel will discuss common bases for claims, proving or challenging causation and damages, working with expert witnesses to deter... Read More

Tax Issues in Sale of Partnership and LLC Interests: Structuring the Purchase Agreement, N...
February 2, 2022 CLE, CPE Live Webinar
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The CLE/CPE course will review the tax issues involved with structuring purchase agreements for partnership or LLC interests. The panel will address allocation of income gains and losses, allocation of the purchase price, payment terms in the purchase agreement, and the impact of current tax law and... Read More

Cross-Examination of the Sympathetic Plaintiff in a Personal Injury Case: Plaintiff and De...
February 2, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE webinar will equip trial lawyers to handle the challenging task of cross-examining a plaintiff claiming significant injury. Defense counsel is between a rock and a hard place: push too hard in the wrong way and create sympathy for the plaintiff; hold back too much and the defense fails to p... Read More

Drafting Stock Purchase Agreements: Price, Reps, Warranties, Indemnification, Tax and Secu...
February 2, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will guide counsel through drafting and negotiating stock purchase agreements. The panel will discuss legal considerations when negotiating the purchase price, representations, warranties, indemnification, and other vital provisions. The panel will also outline representations and wa... Read More

Debt Financing of Renewable Energy Projects and Transactions: Debt Markets, Deal Structure...
February 2, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE webinar will guide renewable energy counsel and lenders on debt financing options and structuring considerations for energy projects and transactions. The panel will discuss critical issues relating to structuring debt financing transactions, the impact to tax equity partners, sector-specif... Read More

Daubert Motions in Construction Litigation: Standards for Expert Witnesses in Design and D...
Raising or Defending Daubert Challenges to Admitting Expert Testimony
February 2, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will provide counsel with an analysis of how courts apply the Daubert/Frye standards (and comparable state standards) to the presentation of expert testimony in construction disputes. The panel will outline practical approaches to raise or defend a challenge to the admission of exper... Read More

Structuring NAV Financing for Private Funds: LTV Covenants, Multitier Transactions, Interc...
February 3, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE webinar will examine the structuring and documentation of NAV financing for private funds. The panel will discuss LTV calculation and default triggers, first/second lien structures, UCC perfection, and intercreditor arrangements with multiple lenders. Read More

Strategically Limiting Discovery in Class Litigation: Tactics for Defense Counsel
Leveraging Motions to Stay, Bifurcation Motions, and Cost-Shifting Motions to Reduce Disco...
February 3, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will guide class action defense counsel for strategically controlling/limiting the time and expense of discovery in class litigation through the use of offensive and defensive motions. The panel will discuss how counsel can leverage motions to stay, bifurcate certification discovery... Read More

Structuring Office Leases in the Economic Recovery: Increased Work From Home, Office Shari...
Negotiating Amendments, Abatements, Deferrals, Subleases and Assignments
February 3, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE webinar will provide practical guidance to leasing attorneys facing requests to renegotiate a commercial lease during this economic recovery and the active work-from-home environment. Counsel for landlords and tenants will be provided solutions that range from contractual-based solutions cr... Read More

2022 Employment State and Local Law Update: Extended Paid Leave, Increased Minimum Wages,...
California, New York, Illinois, Oregon, Colorado, Virginia, Pennsylvania, and More
February 3, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE webinar will examine the latest legal developments in state and local employment laws. The panel will discuss changes in paid sick and family leave, legislation that has increased minimum wage, and how employers can enact policies that conform with changes to pregnancy accommodations and re... Read More

Patenting Diagnostic Methods: Navigating the Evolving Court Treatment, USPTO Guidance
February 3, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will guide patent counsel on diagnostic method inventions and the challenges of getting patent protection. The panel will discuss the evolving court treatment of diagnostic patents and the USPTO guidance. The panel will offer best practices for getting patent protection for diagnosti... Read More

Tax Issues for Family Offices: Structuring Options, Income Tax Planning, Allocations, Inve...
February 3, 2022 CLE, CPE Webinar
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This CLE/CPE course will provide tax attorneys and tax professionals an in-depth analysis of key tax considerations for family offices under current tax law and discuss the potential impact of proposed legislation. The panel will discuss cases and legislation impacting the family office industry, co... Read More

International Logistics, Maritime Shipping, and Supply Chain Disruptions: Contracting Issu...
Cybersecurity Issues, Blockchain and Looking Ahead
February 3, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will advise counsel on the ongoing issues specific to maritime shipping and supply chain disruptions. The panel will address how disruptions to international supply chain logistics will likely have a significant impact on international trade and the global supply chain; what stakehol... Read More

Responding to Trademark Office Actions: Raising Specimen Refusals, Disclaimer Requirements...
Overcoming Challenges With Descriptiveness, Likelihood of Confusion, Blocking Citations, a...
February 3, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will guide trademark counsel on addressing refusals of registrations, from substitute specimens to disclaimers and suspension inquiries. The panel will offer strategies for counsel to overcome refusals that arise in the trademark application process. Read More

Big Data Use and Licensing Agreements: Key Provisions, Anonymization, Due Diligence, and S...
February 8, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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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 database salting. The panel will also explain critical contractual provisions in big data lic... Read More

Structuring Equity Joint Ventures for Hotel Properties: Recapitalization and Other Purpose...
Preferred Return, Carried Interest, Cash Flow Splits, Risk Allocations, Guarantees, and Ke...
February 8, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will discuss key legal issues in structuring joint ventures for hotel recapitalizations, taking into account the unique issues in this asset class since the beginning of the pandemic. The program will focus on critical topics in joint venture agreement provisions, including preferred... Read More

Patent Year in Review: Key Decisions, Trends, and Strategies
Patent Eligibility, Obviousness, Written Description, Pleading Standards, and More
February 8, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will guide patent counsel on recent trends and developments in patent practice. The panel will examine the Supreme Court, Federal Circuit, and PTAB cases from the past year and discuss some of the key developments and strategies. Read More

Structuring Non-Grantor Trusts for Wealth Transfers and Income Tax Planning
February 8, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE webinar will guide trusts and estates attorneys on utilizing non-grantor trusts to transfer wealth and income tax planning. The panel will discuss the advantages and disadvantages of non-grantor trusts under current tax law and potential tax law changes, risks of toggling between grantor an... Read More

Private Company Acquisitions: Negotiating and Navigating the Fraud Exception
Key Considerations for Drafting a Fraud Exception to an M&A Contractual Indemnification Pr...
February 8, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will examine the game-changing role the fraud exception could play in private target M&A agreements, focusing on contouring limitations on indemnification and other remedies based on fraud claims. Read More

Equity Compensation Grants in Partnerships and LLCs: Overcoming Tax Challenges and Key Pla...
Carried Interest, Section 83, Profits vs. Capital Interests, Options and Phantom Equity, a...
February 8, 2022 CLE, CPE Live Webinar
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This CLE/CPE course will provide tax counsel and advisers with a detailed analysis of the tax implications of equity compensation grants in partnerships and LLCs. The panel will discuss profit versus capital interests, phantom equity, the application of Section 83, carried interest, and best tax pla... Read More

Insurer's Right and Duty to Defend: Pre-Tender Costs; Target Tender Issues; Non-Covered Cl...
Resolving Defense Cost Reimbursement and Allocation Disputes for Policyholders and Insurer...
February 8, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will prepare counsel to policyholders and insurance companies to assert their positions concerning defense cost issues arising from the insurer's duty and right to defend. The panel will review reimbursement and allocation of defense costs, pre-tender costs, and target tender issues,... Read More

Structuring Venture Capital Financing: Amended NVCA Model Agreements
Special Issues Faced by Certain Industries, Strategic Investors, and Foreign Investors
February 8, 2022 CLE Webinar
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This CLE course will discuss structuring, negotiating, and documenting venture capital investments from term sheet to closing. The panel will also discuss recent changes to the National Venture Capital Association (NVCA) Agreements and the extent to which model provisions may deviate from what is co... Read More

Co-Location Arrangements: Navigating New CMS Guidance
Complying With Legal and Regulatory Requirements When Structuring and Managing Arrangement...
February 9, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE webinar will guide healthcare counsel on the new Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) guidance for co-location arrangements, discuss the considerations for entering a co-location arrangement and the regulatory hurdles, and offer best practices for structuring and managing compli... Read More

Pre-Bankruptcy Planning for Troubled Lending Facilities: Workout Strategies for Maximizing...
February 9, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will guide commercial lenders and their counsel on confronting a defaulted or troubled loan. The panel will discuss workout options and will outline steps for lenders when anticipating a borrower's potential bankruptcy. Read More

Joint Development Agreements in Renewable Energy Projects
Selection of Partner, Agreement Structure, Planning for Involuntary Early Endings, Avoidin...
February 9, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE webinar will guide counsel in structuring joint development agreements (JDAs) for renewable energy projects. The panel will examine the critical terms for JDAs and discuss key considerations, including partner suitability and approaches to agreement structure. The panel will also address di... Read More

Construction Remedies: Replevin Actions vs. Liquidated Damages
Evaluating Differences in Jurisdiction, Costs and Recovery
February 9, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE webinar will advise construction litigation counsel on the use of replevin action in construction disputes. The panel will address the process of filing replevin, determining jurisdiction, and acquiring a writ of seizure. The panel will discuss how replevin actions may meet the issues creat... Read More

Fair Use and IP Infringement on Social Media: Policing and Protecting Licenses, Copyright,...
February 9, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will explain to counsel when fair use protects sharing content on social media sites and when it crosses the line into unauthorized infringement. The panel will outline steps for counsel to advise companies on monitoring and protecting against unauthorized use of their brands and soc... Read More

Controlled Group and Successor Liability for Defined Benefit Pension Plan Liabilities: Bes...
Mitigating Controlled Group Liability for Affiliated Companies, M&As, and Corporate Reorga...
February 9, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will provide M&A and in-house counsel with a review of controlled group rules and successor liability theories. An entity can be held jointly and severally liable for the unpaid or underfunded pension liabilities of another entity. Read More

Restructuring Unitranche Facilities: Navigating the Unique Aspects of Agreements Among Len...
Rights and Remedies of First-Out and Last-Out Lenders Inside and Outside of Bankruptcy
February 10, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will provide counsel with an overview and discussion of the unique aspects of unitranche loan facilities and the interplay of those aspects in restructuring and working out of a troubled loan. Read More

Expert Witness Depositions: Preparing for and Deposing Opponents' Experts
Obtaining Testimony for Daubert Challenges, Impeachment at Trial, and Settlement Leverage
February 10, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will equip litigators to obtain from adverse experts the testimony and admissions needed for impeachment, to support disqualification or exclusion of testimony, and to acquire information that increases leverage in settlement negotiations. Our authoritative panel will provide techniq... Read More

Special Needs Planning and the SECURE Act: Impact on Trusts, Multiple IRA Beneficiaries, D...
February 10, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will guide elder law attorneys on the SECURE Act's impact on special needs planning. The panel will discuss regulatory and tax rules stemming from the SECURE Act and challenges for retirement benefits, trusts, and distributions. The panel will also discuss recent regulatory developme... Read More

Food Hall and Entertainment Use Leasing: Practical Considerations, Key Provisions for Land...
February 10, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will explore the unique issues facing landlords and tenants negotiating leases for food halls and entertainment uses--from motion picture theaters to concert venues to sports arenas. Our panel will advise on how best to draft basic lease provisions, construction issues, percentage re... Read More

U.S.-UK Tax Planning and Traps to Avoid: Reporting Issues, Tax Treaties, Passive Income, P...
February 10, 2022 CLE, CPE, EA Live Webinar
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This CLE/CPE course will provide tax counsel and advisers with a practical guide into some issues which arise in relation to the tax reporting requirements and planning opportunities for U.S. taxpayers with earnings or assets in the United Kingdom, as well as UK citizens with U.S. tax reporting obli... Read More

Whistleblower Claims: Litigating Wrongful Termination and Retaliation, Violations of Publi...
Recent Cases in Ohio, California, and DC
February 15, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE webinar will provide employment counsel with an overview of recent decisions brought in wrongful termination and retaliation claims by former employees in Ohio, California, and in various agency actions in Washington, D.C. The panel will discuss the groundbreaking Ohio Court of Appeals' cas... Read More

Avoiding "Due on Transfer" in Trusts: Structuring Transfers to Avoid Triggering Accelerati...
A Real World Guide to Garn-St. Germain Act Exemptions
February 15, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will provide estate planners and trust attorneys with comprehensive guidance on accomplishing transfers of encumbered real property to a revocable living trust without triggering "due-on-sale/due-on-transfer" mortgage provisions. The panelist will discuss how the Garn-St. Germain Dep... Read More

Clean Water Act Citizen Suits: Defense Litigation and Settlement Strategies After Maui Dec...
Navigating Notice, Standing, and Jurisdiction; Interpleading Third Parties Under the CWA
February 15, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will guide counsel on procedural and strategic challenges in defending citizen suits under the Clean Water Act (CWA). The panel will explain recent case law developments that impact citizen suits and provide strategies to manage your clients' expectations and risks when facing citize... Read More

Drafting Transition-Out Provisions in SaaS Agreements: Performance Requirements, Triggerin...
February 15, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE webinar will guide business counsel on expertly drafting the transition-out obligations within a service agreement. The panel will discuss how to address a triggering event for transition-out rights, how detailed a statement of work must be, and what types of fees and damages, including con... Read More

Digital Assets in Divorce: Locating, Identifying, and Valuing Cryptocurrency and Nonfungib...
February 15, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will guide family law practitioners on identifying, locating, and valuing digital assets, such as cryptocurrency and nonfungible tokens (NFTs) in a divorce. The panel will offer best practices for handling the unique challenges of these ever more prevalent and increasingly more compl... Read More

Navigating Lender Liability for Environmental Cleanup and Remediation Costs
Indemnification Agreements, Insurance, Reps and Warranties, Covenants, Loan Defaults, Work...
February 15, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will discuss lender liability in real estate loan transactions for environmental cleanup and remediation and how the lender can minimize direct liability and diminution of the collateral's value due to environmental damages. The program will discuss risk mitigation in loan originatio... Read More

ALI's Restatement on Liability Insurance: Real-World Applications on Crucial Issues
Coverage Interpretation; Duty to Defend, Claims Settlement; Bad Faith
February 15, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will present an overview of the significant coverage issues in the most recent iteration of the American Law Institute (ALI) ResThis CLE webinar will examine the real-world applications and decisions of the American Law Institute (ALI) Restatement on Liability Insurance, in key areas... Read More

Madrid Protocol: Obtaining and Maintaining International Trademark Protection
Filing Procedure, Deficiency Notices, Subsequent Designations, Application Amendments, and...
February 15, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will guide IP counsel on the Madrid Protocol, including the application and examination process, how and where to file, amending an application, and dividing a registration. The panel will examine how to respond to a notice of irregularity from WIPO, apply for subsequent designations... Read More

Mastering Subpart F Tax Compliance: Key Reporting Requirements on Forms 5471 and 1118
February 16, 2022 CLE, CPE, EA Live Webinar
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This CLE/CPE course will provide tax professionals with an in-depth discussion of the challenges of reporting Subpart F income. The panel will discuss the proper methods of determining the Subpart F income earned by U.S. persons that qualify as U.S. shareholders of controlled foreign corporations (C... Read More

Avoiding Landmines and Exposure in Confronting Healthcare Liens and Insurance Subrogation...
February 16, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will provide personal injury counsel with the current law and practical tips to effectively navigate Medicare Conditional Payments, Medicare Advantage Plans, Medicaid, VA, FEHBA, and ERISA healthcare liens and insurance subrogation to maximize recovery and ensure compliance. Read More

FCPA Compliance in Latin America 2022: Implementing Compliance Programs and Mitigating Leg...
February 16, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will guide lawyers and compliance professionals for U.S. companies doing business in Latin America on implementing and strengthening Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) compliance programs. The panel will review recent government enforcement focused on Latin American operations and... Read More

Hotel Acquisition Due Diligence: Seller's Representations and Warranties, Indemnification,...
Prioritizing Critical Areas; Providing Buyers More Alternatives, Fewer Costs, and More Neg...
February 16, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE webinar will advise real estate counsel on the particular due diligence concerns when acquiring a hotel property. The panel will address how counsel should evaluate both physical assets as well as the operating business of the hotel. The panel will discuss best practices for assessing the f... Read More

Healthcare Employment Agreements: Key Provisions, Compliance Considerations, Certification
Stark and AKS, Credentialing and Privileging, Noncompete Provisions, Payment Challenges
February 16, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE webinar will guide healthcare counsel on the key aspects and provisions common to healthcare employment agreements. The panel will address noncompete provisions, compliance considerations, and payment issues. The panel will offer best practices for structuring healthcare employment agreemen... Read More

Biologics and Biosimilars: FDA Initiatives and Guidance, Approvals and Exclusivity, Patent...
February 16, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will provide essential updates on FDA practice and patent law relating to biologics and biosimilars. The panel will discuss the current state of and recent changes to FDA initiatives, approvals, and exclusivities, as well as patent prosecution, post-grant proceedings, and litigation. Read More

Structuring Pledge Agreements for Equity Interests in Partnerships and LLCs to Maximize Pr...
Key Provisions for the Security Agreement and the Borrower's Partnership or Operating Agre...
February 16, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will prepare lender's counsel to draft pledge and other agreements that establish a security interest in partnership and LLC interests. The panel will outline corresponding provisions to include in the borrower's operating or partnership agreement to maximize protection for the lende... Read More

ERISA Counsel and Attorney-Client Privilege: What You Don't Know About the Fiduciary Excep...
February 16, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will examine ERISA fiduciary exceptions to attorney-client privilege, the majority view, and how some jurisdictions differ. The panel will explain best practices for preserving the privilege given conflicting court rulings on when the fiduciary exception applies and when it does not. Read More

Expanded Merger Review Under the Biden FTC: Implications for Horizontal and Vertical M&A
Application of New Theories Regarding Market Competition and Consumer Harm
February 16, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE webinar will examine changes to antitrust enforcement under the Biden administration, recent enhancements to the Federal Trade Commission's (FTC) merger review process, and how they will impact proposed M&A deals in the future. The panel will discuss how merger parties and their counsel sho... Read More

Unified Patent Court: Protocols on Privileges and Immunities and on Provisional Applicatio...
Strategic Considerations for U.S. Applicants and Patentees
February 17, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE webinar will guide patent counsel on the Unified Patent Court (UPC) and the recently approved protocols associated with the UPC. The panel will discuss the fundamental changes so that counsel can prepare for them in the coming months. The panel will also address the implications of Brexit o... Read More

Advanced Tax Strategies in Structuring Private Investment Funds: Balancing Competing Inter...
February 17, 2022 CLE, CPE Live Webinar
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This CLE/CPE course will provide tax counsel and advisers with advanced guidance on structuring private equity and other types of investment funds. The panel will discuss critical considerations in light of the new tax law and address fund manager and fund investor issues. Read More

In-House Counsel and Protecting Attorney-Client Privilege in Investigations and Litigation
February 17, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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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

Class Certification Evidence: Standards of Admissibility and Probative Value Among the Cir...
Strategies for Opposing or Narrowing Class Certification and Preserving Objections
February 17, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will focus on what evidence a court may consider when ruling on a plaintiff's motion to certify a class action. In particular, panelists will discuss whether such courts are limited to considering only admissible evidence or whether, when determining certification, the court may cons... Read More

Property and Liability Insurance in Commercial Leases: Key Provisions and Coverage Issues
Additional Insured and Loss Payee Clauses; Interplay With Indemnity Provisions
February 17, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will address casualty and liability insurance issues applicable to real estate leasing from the perspective of both landlord and tenant. The program will discuss the necessary coverage and recommend contract provisions to require insurance coverage and receive the maximum benefit of... Read More

Liquidated Damages and Stipulated Sums: You Don’t Know as Much as You Think
February 17, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will discuss a complex subject: enforcing or defeating a liquidated damages provision or one of its variations, such as stipulated sums, disincentives, lane closure charges, road user costs and reverse liquidated damages. The program will highlight why so many attorneys get these cla... Read More

Drafting IRA Beneficiary "See-Through" Trust Provisions
Meeting Complex IRS Rules to Qualify a Trust as a Conduit Trust or an Accumulation Trust
February 17, 2022 CLE Webinar
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This CLE course will provide estate planning counsel with detailed guidance on drafting "see-through" trusts that qualify as IRA beneficiaries under IRS regulations. The panel will explain provisions governing both "conduit trusts" and "accumulation trusts" and offer sample language for both trusts... Read More

Combining Asset-Based and Term Lending Facilities: Navigating Competing Interests, Harmoni...
February 22, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will examine the complexities in negotiating and documenting an asset-based lending (ABL) facility alongside a leverage loan facility with the same borrower, including the differing collateral and priorities between an asset-based facility and a term loan facility, and how those diff... Read More

Environmental Cost Determination: Improving and Modernizing Cost-Benefit Analysis in Rulem...
February 22, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will focus on key issues associated with the cost-benefit analysis used to evaluate environmental regulations during the rulemaking process. 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 22, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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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

Functionality in Design Patent Prosecution and Litigation
Evaluating Ornamentality vs. Functionality, Overcoming Obviousness Challenges, Leveraging...
February 22, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will guide counsel on functionality in design patent litigation and USPTO prosecution. The panel will examine recent court treatment and how to navigate the issue of functionality in both prosecution and litigation contexts. Read More

Depositions in Insurance Coverage and Bad Faith Litigation: 30(b)(6) and Fact Witnesses
February 22, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will prepare policyholder and insurance company litigators to question fact witnesses and corporate witnesses in coverage and bad faith litigation. The panel will outline their experiences and perspectives on leveraging testimony by corporate representatives for both sides, using FRC... Read More

GRATs in Estate Planning Under Current Tax Law
Structuring Considerations, Income, Gift, Estate, and Generation-Skipping Transfer Tax Con...
February 22, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will offer a comprehensive guide to structuring grantor retained annuity trusts (GRATs) under current tax law. The panel will go beyond the basics to provide specific drafting tools to avoid potentially costly mistakes and maximize GRATs' benefits. The panel will discuss client circu... Read More

Letters of Credit in Real Estate Finance and Lease Transactions: ISP98 Forms, UCC Article...
Commercial vs. Standby, Conditional vs. Unconditional, Limited Term vs. Evergreen, Transfe...
February 22, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will prepare counsel to draft and review commercial and standby letters of credit (LCs) for construction loans, permanent loans, and commercial leases. The panelist will discuss current rules of practice, including International Standby Practices 1998 (ISP98) and Uniform Customs and... Read More

Fraud at the TTAB: Leveraging the New Lower Standard, Mitigating Risk of Cancellation
February 22, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE webinar will guide trademark counsel on the recent trend at the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB) on pleading fraud. The panel will discuss best practices to mitigate the risk of inaccurate applications and registrations. Read More

Development Agreements Between Municipalities and Private Parties
Private Funding, Tax, and Infrastructure Issues for Long-Term Development Projects
February 23, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will offer guidance to private and local government attorneys negotiating development agreements. The panel will discuss and provide examples for key terms to ensure effective implementation and protect against challenges to the arrangements. Read More

Structuring Complex Easement Agreements in Commercial Real Estate Deals
Negotiating Use Rights and Restrictions for Air Space, Mixed-Use Developments, Retail Comp...
February 23, 2022 CLE Webinar
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This CLE webinar will prepare counsel to draft complex easement agreements for mixed-use and commercial developments, including development and air rights issues. Read More

Equity Rollovers in M&A Transactions
Negotiating and Structuring Rollovers; Tax Considerations for Buyers and Sellers
February 23, 2022 CLE Webinar
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This CLE course will guide deal counsel in structuring equity rollovers in M&A transactions, focusing on current market trends, governance provisions, stock rights, and tax considerations for both buyers and sellers. Read More

Chapter 11: Limiting Debtor's Business Judgment Under 363 and for Transactions Outside the...
Articulated Business Justification; Totality of the Circumstances; Conflicts With Section...
February 23, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE webinar will discuss the standard for approval of transactions outside the ordinary course of business of the Chapter 11 debtor, often under 11 USC 362 and 365, and how and why the debtor's "business judgment" is often more limited than might seem. The panel will review how courts have arti... Read More

The SEC’s New Universal Proxy Rules for Contested Director Elections: Implications for Sha...
Notice, Disclosure, Solicitation, Filing, and Formatting, and Other Requirements
February 23, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE webinar will discuss the SEC's new rules for universal proxy cards in contested director elections, the effect of these new rules on all director elections, including uncontested elections, the new proxy statement disclosures mandated by these new rules, and the potential game-changing impa... Read More

Controlled Group and Affiliated Services Group Rules for Retirement Plans
ERISA and IRS Provisions, Types of Controlled and Affiliated Groups, Attribution Rules, Co...
February 23, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE webinar will provide benefits counsel, advisers, and plan administrators guidance on the requirements and limitations of the controlled group and affiliated group rules under ERISA and the Internal Revenue Code (IRC). The panel will provide an analysis of key provisions under ERISA and the... Read More

Partnership Allocations of Rehabilitation, New Market, and Other Tax Credits: Navigating C...
February 23, 2022 CLE, CPE, EA Live Webinar
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This CLE/CPE course will provide tax counsel with a comprehensive guide to provisions allocating tax credits within a partnership agreement. The panel will discuss what criteria to evaluate in determining whether any tax credit allocation will be respected and go into detail on provisions for alloca... Read More

Solar, Wind, and Energy Storage Project Leases and Easements: Best Practices for Renewable...
Key Provisions, Challenges, and Differences Based on Use of Land, Natural Resources, and I...
February 23, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will provide renewable energy counsel guidance on the key provisions, challenges, and differences of long-term real estate agreements for solar, wind, and energy storage projects. The panel will discuss critical terms and negotiation points for leases, easements, and other contracts,... Read More

White Bagging: Emerging Trends; Provider Response; Implications for Reimbursement and Cont...
February 23, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE webinar will guide healthcare counsel on white bagging and how different healthcare providers are responding to white bagging policies. The panel will address white bagging in the litigation context and will discuss how white bagging impacts contract negotiations. Read More

EEOC Onsite Investigations: Employer Best Practices for Preparing for and Cooperating With...
February 23, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will explain the latest legal developments regarding EEOC onsite investigations, including what employers should expect from onsite investigators, how employers can prepare for and cooperate with the investigation, how the fact-finding process works, how the EEOC evaluates evidence a... Read More

Modular Construction Contracts: Integrating Components and Deliveries, Delays, Lien Challe...
February 23, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE webinar will advise construction counsel of the legal issues in the emerging trend of modular construction. The panel will address best practices for handling disputes when separately engineered components fail to integrate and coordinate projects and delivery to eliminate delays. The panel... Read More

Tax Considerations for REITs and RICs: Recent IRS Guidance, Distributions, Reporting Requi...
February 24, 2022 CLE, CPE, EA Live Webinar
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This CLE/CPE course will provide tax counsel and advisers with an in-depth analysis of key tax considerations and related issues for real estate investments trusts (REITs) and regulated investment companies (RICs). The panel will also discuss recent developments including Revenue Procedure 2021-53 p... Read More

Structuring Intentionally Defective Grantor Trusts Under Current Tax Law and the Impact of...
February 24, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE webinar will provide estate planners with a comprehensive and practical guide to critical considerations and pitfalls to avoid in structuring intentionally defective grantor trusts (IDGTs). The panel will discuss navigating the tax treatment and fiduciary requirements for defective trusts u... Read More

Telemedicine and Medical Malpractice Claims: Standard of Care and Causation
February 24, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will discuss the standard of care and causation issues unique to telemedicine, the types of medical malpractice claims being asserted and why. The panel will offer both plaintiff and defense perspectives on the benefits and challenges arising in telemedicine, and best strategies for... Read More

Representations and Warranties in Commercial Real Estate Sales Contracts: Buyer and Seller...
February 24, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will guide real estate counsel for a buyer or seller in negotiating representations, warranties, and remedies in commercial real estate purchase agreements. Read More

Drafting Data and Cybersecurity Provisions in Third-Party Vendor Agreements: Limits to Lia...
February 24, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE webinar will discuss the risks in utilizing outside service providers as data processors. The panel will address the needs for routine audits, assessments, and training, as well as how the contract should address data protection requirements and standards, breaches, and indemnification. Read More

Patent Licensing: A Deep Dive Into Licensing Landmines
Navigating Scope, Indemnification, Royalties, Sublicensing, Territorial and Use Restrictio...
February 24, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will guide patent counsel on the most problematic areas in patent licensing. The panel will dive into the scope, indemnification, royalty terms, sublicensing, territorial and use restrictions, and more. They will offer best practices for navigating these licensing landmines. Read More

HIPAA Privacy Rule Proposed Changes: Right of Access, Minimum Necessary Standard Exception...
February 28, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will guide healthcare counsel through the proposed changes to the HIPAA Privacy Rule. The panel will discuss how these changes potentially will impact healthcare providers and others in the healthcare industry. Read More

Direct Listing of Securities: Going Public Without an IPO
Registration Requirements, NYSE Valuation Criteria, Pros and Cons
March 1, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will examine the process for achieving a direct listing of shares on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) and Nasdaq. The panel will also discuss the pros and cons of direct listing vs. an initial public offering (IPO), the new and emerging criteria for direct listings, and lessons fro... 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...
March 1, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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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 to the unique circumstances of a business transaction, such as choice of forum, choice of la... Read More

Follow-Form Excess Insurers and Primary Policy Coverage: Challenging Deference to Adjustme...
March 1, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE webinar will discuss when prior rulings on coverage do not bind an excess insurer that follows form and when it can challenge the primary carrier's coverage, settlement, and payment decisions, including the theory of "improper erosion." Read More

IRC 732(d) Partnership and LLC Basis Adjustments for Tax Counsel
Mastering Elective and Mandatory Basis Adjustments on Distributed Property Absent a Partne...
March 1, 2022 CLE, CPE, EA Live Webinar
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This CLE/CPE course will provide tax counsel with comprehensive guidance on navigating the rules governing mandatory Section 732(d) basis adjustments on distributed property by partnerships where there is no Section 754 election in place. The panel will discuss the application challenges surrounding... Read More

Patent Drafting for Machine Learning: Claim Strategy, Patent Eligibility, and Disclosure R...
March 1, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will assist patent practitioners in drafting high quality patent applications for machine learning inventions. The panel will discuss different claim styles and framings that may be appropriate for different machine learning inventions, how to anticipate and minimize the risks of Sec... Read More

Proving Damages in Trademark and Copyright Cases
Actual and Statutory Damages, Disgorgement, Willfulness, Burden Shifting, Use of Experts
March 1, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will guide IP counsel on proving damages in trademark and copyright litigation. The panel will examine the damages available as well as the factors to consider when determining which damages to seek. The panel will also discuss the use of experts and burden shifting situations and of... Read More

Managed Care Contracts: Medicare and Medicaid Considerations for Providers
Reimbursement and Delegation Challenges, Key Provisions, and Anticipating Areas of Dispute
March 2, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will provide healthcare counsel with a roadmap for drafting and negotiating managed care contracts on behalf of providers. With a focus on Medicare and Medicaid contracts, the panel will discuss current trends in contract negotiations, critical provisions in the agreements, and strat... Read More

Corporate Transparency Act for Real Estate Borrowers and Lenders: New Federal Reporting Re...
March 2, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will examine the Corporate Transparency Act (CTA) and its implications for real estate borrowers and lenders. The panel will discuss the new reporting requirements imposed on borrowers, how the CTA affects lenders and their AML procedures, and the policy considerations behind the law... Read More

Employment Policies: Wellness Programs in Lieu of Employer Vaccine Mandates
Structuring Compliant Programs Under EEOC, ADA, and GINA
March 2, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will provide employment counsel with guidance on instituting wellness programs in lieu of potential vaccine mandates due to the current state of uncertainty of enforcement of vaccine policies. The panel will discuss how to create a compliant wellness program that follows EEOC guidanc... Read More

Bankruptcy Committees: Strategies to Maximize Distribution to All Creditors
DIP/Cash Collateral Challenges, Ensuring Adequate Disclosures, Opposing Incentive Programs...
March 2, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will discuss how counsel representing committee members and counsel for committees address recurring and new issues. Official committees, most often unsecured creditors committees, remain critical to reigning in secured lenders. Ad hoc committees provide creditor groups that share a... Read More

Developments in Retirement Plan Investment and Excessive Fee Litigation: A View From the T...
Navigating Prohibited Transaction Rules, Fiduciary Duties, and Recent DOL Investigations a...
March 2, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will discuss the current landscape of retirement plan investment and fee litigation. The discussion will focus on the offering of proprietary investment products and services in financial service company plans, and similar investment and fee litigation arising from the offering of in... Read More

Litigating Broker Liability for Trucking Accident Injury Claims: Theories of Liability, De...
March 2, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will examine the liability of property (cargo) brokers and shippers for injuries sustained in trucking accidents. The panel will discuss the prevailing theories of liability, including negligent hiring, selection, vicarious liability, and the statutory employment doctrine. They will... Read More

Using Inverted Leases to Finance Renewable Energy Projects
Evaluating Tax Risks, Navigating Structural Variations, Leveraging Pass-Through Election
March 2, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will guide counsel to parties involved in financing energy projects on using inverted lease tax equity structures. The webinar will dive into inverted leases and current issues in such transactions. Read More

Data Privacy and Cybersecurity Risks in M&A Deals: Pre-Planning, Due Diligence, and Risk A...
March 2, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will guide deal attorneys in managing and allocating data privacy and cybersecurity risks in M&A transactions. The panel will discuss best practices for identifying and addressing data privacy and cybersecurity concerns throughout the life of a deal. Read More

Taxation of Digital Asset Transactions: Impact of New Infrastructure Bill, Cash Transactio...
March 3, 2022 CLE, CPE, EA Live Webinar
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This CLE/CPE webinar will provide tax counsel and advisers with a detailed analysis of the taxation of digital asset transactions under current tax law and new rules under the recently enacted Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act. The panel will discuss the impact of the new Act, applicable IRS ta... Read More

Structuring Commercial Finance Term Sheets, Proposals, and Commitment Letters: Key Terms f...
Avoiding Unintended Consequences, Limiting Drafting Ambiguity
March 3, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will provide commercial finance counsel with guidance on using and analyzing term sheets, proposals, and commitment letters in commercial finance transactions. The panel will explain the potential risks associated with their usage and provide best practices for minimizing those risks... Read More

Protecting Confidentiality in Litigation: Responding to Increased Judicial Scrutiny of Rul...
March 3, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE webinar will discuss best strategies for dealing with confidentiality in litigation and the increased scrutiny of protective orders and requests to seal as courts attempt to balance the public's right of access to judicial records and proceedings and litigants' privacy interests in their pr... Read More

Mass Arbitration: Processing Claims; Managing and Securing Information; Resolving Underlyi...
March 3, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will guide class action counsel through the logistics and considerations of managing hundreds or thousands of individual arbitration proceedings filed against a defendant alleging the same or similar claims. Read More

Negotiating CAM Provisions in Commercial Leases: Standard Inclusions, Capped CAM, Fixed Co...
March 3, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will provide real property counsel with a detailed explanation of common area maintenance (CAM) provisions in commercial leases. The panel will outline which costs are standard inclusions and what can and should be excluded. The panel will offer alternative methods of managing CAM co... Read More

Structuring Trust Protector Provisions: Protectors' Powers and Duties, Trustee Oversight,...
Avoiding Unintentional Fiduciary Classification, Key Trust Provisions to Limit Disputes, N...
March 3, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will provide estate planning counsel and advisers with a practical guide to structuring trust protectors and directing party provisions into a trust or estate plan. The panel will discuss the specific duties to assign to trust protectors and potential risks to both the trustor and th... Read More

Patent Cooperation Treaty: Amending International Applications, Curing Defects, Rectifying...
March 3, 2022 CLE Webinar
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This CLE course will guide patent practitioners through the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) and its amendment process. The panel will discuss amending claims, specifications, and drawings, as well as correcting errors and defects in the application. The panel will also discuss how to use the PCT to... Read More

Commercial Mortgage Modifications: Lien Priority, Title Insurance, and Bankruptcy Issues
Structuring Modification Agreements While Avoiding Legal Pitfalls
March 8, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will guide lenders' and borrowers' counsel on negotiating and documenting commercial mortgage modifications while protecting their clients' interests against potential lien priority challenges, title pitfalls, and bankruptcy issues. Read More

Drafting IT Outsourcing Contracts: Jurisdiction, Change Process, Recordkeeping, Client Pri...
March 8, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE webinar will provide practical advice on drafting an IT outsourcing agreement. The panel will discuss key provisions to consider when creating an agreement and what client's counsel should focus on when negotiating such an agreement. Read More

Evaluating Key Intercreditor Arrangements: First Lien/Second Lien, Split Collateral, Senio...
Comparing and Contrasting Intercreditor Structures, Choosing the Arrangement Best Suited f...
March 8, 2022 CLE Webinar
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This CLE course will provide counsel with context for negotiating intercreditor arrangements by comparing critical aspects of the most common arrangements--first lien/second lien, split collateral, senior/mezzanine, and unitranche structures. The panel will also discuss significant recent trends in... Read More

New Drug Price Transparency Rule for Health Insurers: Disclosures, Enforcement, Compliance...
March 8, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will review the interim final rule requiring commercial health insurance issuers and health plans in the group and individual markets to submit to the government information about prescription drug and healthcare spending, including information regarding prescription drug rebates, fe... Read More

Creative Patent Claiming Strategies in Light of FDA Approval
Lessons From Teva Pharms. v. Corcept Therapeutics, Sanofi v. Watson, and Successful Means-...
March 8, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will guide patent counsel on patent claiming and the virtues of claiming precisely what the FDA approved. The panel will discuss the recent Teva Pharms. v. Corcept Therapeutics decision, the obvious to try requirements, and the lessons from the recent decision. The panel will also hi... Read More

Trademark Opposition and Cancellation Proceedings at the TTAB
March 8, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will guide trademark counsel in navigating opposition proceedings at the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB), opposing the application, or responding to the opposition. The panel will examine issues and offer strategies for filing the opposition, discovery, and trial phase. Read More

Conservation Easements: Defending IRS Challenges, Overcoming Audits, Structuring Deed Lang...
March 8, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will address how to approach conservation easement donations going forward and offer practical guidance on overcoming IRS challenges once presented. Read More

Healthcare Workers and Vaccine Mandates: Navigating the Evolving Landscape, Implementing a...
March 8, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE webinar will guide healthcare counsel on the evolving landscape of vaccine mandates. The panel will address the enforceability of the current vaccine mandates and the related litigation. The panel will discuss the requirements under federal law and some state and local laws. The panel will... Read More

Joint vs. Individual Trusts in Separate and Community Property States
Key Structuring Considerations, Identifying "Problem" Assets, Coordinating With Credit She...
March 8, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will provide estate planners with a thorough and practical guide to overcoming the challenges of utilizing joint and individual trusts in separate property/common law states. The panel will outline when to use joint marital trusts (JMTs) instead of individual trusts and vice versa. T... Read More

New AIA Insurance and Bond Exhibit: Owner Financing, Subcontractor Liens, Termination Fees...
March 9, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will address the 2017 modifications to creating the Insurance and Bonds Exhibit of the standard AIA Construction Contract. The panel will discuss how most insurance and bond terms under the 2017 update have been relocated to a new Insurance and Bond Exhibit, which must be read in con... Read More

Private Equity M&A Key Deal Terms in a Changing Market
Rollover Equity, the "Buy-And-Build" Strategy, Earnouts, Seller Paper, Reverse Break-Up Fe...
March 9, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will guide M&A counsel concerning key private equity M&A transaction deal terms such as rollover equity; the "buy-and-build" strategy; earnouts; seller paper; reverse break-up fees; and representation and warranty insurance. Read More

Litigation Strategies for Neutralizing Anger in Settlement Negotiations and Jury Trials: P...
Taking Aim at Reptile Tactics, Humanizing the Entity, Countering Irrational Emotion Withou...
March 9, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will discuss the ways defendants can vigorously defend against liability, head off nuclear verdicts, and reach better settlements by doing more than just denying fault or poking holes in the plaintiff's case. While the panel will address how counsel in jury trials can interrupt and e... Read More

Employee Handbook Best Practices in 2022 and Beyond
Social Media Policies, Leave Practices, Whistleblower Protections, Arbitration Provisions,...
March 9, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will guide counsel on drafting or revising an employee handbook. Many topics contained in employee handbooks--such as arbitration, social media, and whistleblower protection--have been the subject of recent regulatory and judicial developments, as well as the need to account for chan... Read More

Structuring Deferred Compensation: Plan Options and Key Considerations for Employee Benefi...
Navigating Issuance and Vesting of Benefits, Payment Triggers, Administration, and Tax Tre...
March 9, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will provide employee benefits counsel and advisers with a detailed review of the ERISA, IRS, and DOL regulations to consider in structuring deferred compensation plans. The panel will outline the existing regulations, critical considerations for 2022, compliance strategies, and key... Read More

Avoidance Actions: Circuit Splits on Key Issues
Measuring Fraudulent Transfer Recoveries, Lookback Periods, Bankruptcy Court's Extraterrit...
March 9, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE webinar will guide counsel through the evolving positions of courts on four key issues that arise in avoidance actions. The panel will discuss competing views about whether and when avoidance actions must benefit the estate, whether fraudulent transfer recoveries should be limited to the nu... Read More

Partnership Exchanges Under Current Tax Law: Structuring "Drop and Swap" and "Mixing Bowl"...
March 9, 2022 CLE, CPE, EA Live Webinar
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This CLE/CPE course will provide tax advisers with knowledge and tools to advise partnership clients converting to a tenancy-in-common form of real estate ownership. Tax advisers may recommend such a conversion in contemplating a future sale of property or creating a master limited liability company... Read More

Structuring Freedom to Operate Opinions: Reducing Risk of Patent Infringement
Combating Troubling FTO Results, Overcoming Potential Roadblocks, Addressing Impact of Pos...
March 10, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will guide patent counsel preparing freedom to operate (FTO) opinions for companies developing new products. The panel will outline best practices for drafting FTO opinions to reduce infringement risks and exposure to potential damages awards. Read More

Negotiating Restaurant Leases: Before and After COVID, Lessons from the Trenches
March 10, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will focus on drafting, and negotiating provisions of restaurant leases and how drafting and negotiating have changed due to the pandemic. The panel will discuss how best to address particular concerns with restaurant use, closures, and partial closures due to COVID, pivoting the bus... Read More

Protecting the Economic Rights of Cohabitants: Property Division, Inheritances, Custody, C...
March 10, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE webinar will discuss how to mitigate the unique legal and economic issues that arise for an unmarried couple if the relationship ends or when one needs to make legal decisions for the other. The program will discuss cohabitation agreements, property rights and division, custody, and even to... Read More

Drafting Irrevocable Trusts to Preserve Medicaid and VA Benefits
Selecting Trust Type, Protecting Assets, and Optimizing Tax Planning for Long-Term Care
March 10, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will provide counsel and advisers serving elderly clients with a focused review of crafting irrevocable trusts to meet VA and Medicaid eligibility requirements and achieve asset protection and tax savings for clients. Read More

Lost Profits in Commercial Litigation: Proving and Defending Damages
Leveraging Calculation Methodologies, Documentation, and Expert Evidence
March 10, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will provide trial counsel with an overview of how financial experts quantify lost profits to help them understand the framework, bases, and aspects of lost profits damages calculations. The panel will explain using this approach to prove or defend against a lost profits damages clai... Read More

Healthcare Fraud Self-Disclosure Protocol: Navigating Amended Guidance for Providers and S...
March 10, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE webinar will guide healthcare counsel on the recent changes to the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of the Inspector General's (OIG) self-disclosure protocol and the amended guidance. The panel will also briefly discuss the CMS Self-Referral Disclosure Protocol, which ha... Read More

Commercial Finance Transactions: New Disclosure Requirements in New York and California
Required Documentation and Timing of Disclosures; Applicable Lenders and Types of Financin...
March 10, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE webinar will examine recently enacted New York and California lending statutes that are the first of their kind to require various financial disclosures to borrowers in certain types of commercial transactions. The panel discussion will include how to document these disclosures at the appli... Read More

Supply Chain Litigation: Mitigating Risks via Contracts
Drafting Force Majeure Reps and Warranties and Foreseeability Provisions; Seeking Injuncti...
March 15, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE webinar will provide counsel with updates on recent decisions in supply chain litigation claims. The panel will discuss how throughout 2021 and early 2022, companies engaged in contract litigation saw increasing skepticism from courts that COVID-19 was "unforeseeable" and whether force maje... Read More

Protecting IP Rights in Joint Development Agreements and Strategic Alliances
Apportioning Contributed, Joint, and Derivative IP; Planning for Involuntary Early Endings...
March 15, 2022 CLE Webinar
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This CLE course will guide counsel on negotiating and structuring joint development agreements (JDAs) to allocate IP ownership. The panel will discuss the key provisions of the JDA to protect IP rights and avoid unintended consequences. Read More

New SAG-AFTRA Influencer Agreement and Influencer-Produced Sponsored Content Waiver: Key P...
March 15, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE webinar will guide IP counsel on the new Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (SAG-AFTRA) Influencer Agreement and the new Influencer Waiver. The panel will discuss the key provisions of the Influencer Agreement and the Influencer Waiver. The panel will ad... Read More

Advising Family Office Clients on Recurring Legal, Tax, and Business Issues
Navigating Investment Adviser Act, Employment, Executive Compensation, Tax, and ERISA Issu...
March 15, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will discuss legal issues attendant with advising family offices established by high net worth individuals and families. The program will discuss the Investment Advisers Act, employment and executive compensation, and U.S. and foreign income tax issues. Read More

Drafting Irrevocable Trusts: Flexibility Mechanisms, Retaining Access and Control, Distrib...
March 15, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE webinar will provide estate planners with a detailed analysis of key challenges and pitfalls to avoid when drafting irrevocable trusts. The panel will discuss the legal framework and critical considerations for irrevocable trusts, the pros and cons of trust protectors, beneficiary control a... Read More

Corporate Reorganizations: Structuring Internal Mergers, Split-Offs, Asset Transfers, Reca...
Arms Length Transactions, Shareholder and Other Approvals, Contractual Limitations, Employ...
March 16, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE webinar will examine issues associated with strategic corporate reorganizations, including consolidations, spin-offs and split-offs, recapitalizations, and transfers of shares or assets between entities within a company. The panel discussion will include due diligence, shareholder and third... Read More

Evolving Real Estate Issues in Reorganizations: Opportunities and Strategies for Owners, L...
March 16, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will discuss bankruptcy opportunities and strategies for debtors, creditors, investors, and landlords when real property and improvements face decreasing values and unstable income. The panel will discuss the strategic use of Chapter 11 to manage excessive debt and retain real proper... Read More

Healthcare Antitrust: Heightened Enforcement by Federal and State Agencies
March 16, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will guide healthcare counsel on recent antitrust developments and the implications for the healthcare industry. The panel will discuss healthcare antitrust enforcement priorities under the Biden Administration, changes at the federal antitrust enforcement agencies, state enforcement... Read More

Age Discrimination in Employment: Enforcement of ADEA, Proposed Protect Older Job Applican...
March 16, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE webinar will provide employment counsel with an overview of the current enforcement of age discrimination under federal and state laws. The panel will address how the proposed Protect Older Job Applicants Act of 2021, H.R. 3992 (POJA) intersects with the Age Discrimination in Employment Act... Read More

Coverage and Bad Faith Litigation: Depositions of Insurance Claims Handlers or Representat...
Deposition Strategies From Perspectives of Both Insurers and Policyholders
March 16, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will discuss deposition strategies for insurers and policyholders to defend or take the claims handler or representative's deposition. The program will also review communications between the claims handler and insurance counsel and communications that may come under the attorney-clie... Read More

Renewable Fuel and Other Alternative Energy Projects: Financing, Deal Structures, Tax Issu...
March 16, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE webinar will provide energy counsel guidance on practical approaches for financing and developing renewable fuel projects and overcoming regulatory compliance challenges in deal structures. The panel will discuss key compliance challenges impacting renewable natural gas, effective deal stru... Read More

ERISA Fiduciary Standards and Compliance Challenges for Plan Sponsors and Administrators
Fiduciary Duties, Investing Plan Assets, Prohibited Transactions, Remedies for Fiduciary B...
March 16, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE webinar will provide ERISA counsel and plan sponsors guidance on ERISA fiduciary standards and challenges for retirement plans. The panel will discuss the complex compliance requirements, as well as identify fiduciaries for plan decisions and transactions, potential liability stemming from... Read More

FBAR and U.S. Tax Reporting: Compliance Requirements for Foreign Assets
Unraveling Foreign Asset and Income Reporting Obligations, Navigating Available Voluntary...
March 16, 2022 CLE, CPE, EA Live Webinar
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This CLE/CPE course will provide counsel and tax advisers with the tools necessary to navigate the rules regarding FBAR and available programs and planning methods in reporting offshore assets and assisting clients with developing programs that provide workable solutions. Read More

Life Sciences IP Due Diligence: Implications of Recent Decisions, Legislation, PTO Guidanc...
March 17, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will guide counsel for conducting intellectual property due diligence in life sciences deals. The panel will discuss recent court decisions and current and pending legislation relating to patent rights that impact life sciences analyses. The panel will offer steps companies and couns... Read More

Bank Affiliate Transactions: Navigating Regulation W, Sections 23A and 23B of the Federal...
March 17, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will provide bank counsel with an analysis of Regulation W, which governs transactions that banks may conduct with affiliates and insiders, and best practices for compliance. The panel will also discuss the impact of Dodd-Frank mandates, including Sections 608 and 619, on the affilia... Read More

Structuring Financial Covenants, EBITDA, Events of Default, and MAC Clauses in Loan Docume...
Maximizing Borrower Protection and Lender Remedies
March 17, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will provide borrowers' and lenders' counsel with a review of the use of EBITDA, leverage ratios, and other metrics in loan documentation and financial covenants. The panel will outline critical issues relating to structuring financial covenants, related definitions, and events of de... Read More

Defending Motor Carrier Claims for Negligent Entrustment, Hiring, Training, and Retention
Discovery, Apportionment of Fault, Strategies for Averting Punitive Damages, and More
March 17, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will discuss how to defend motor carriers against negligent entrustment, hiring, training, and retention lawsuits. The panel will guide counsel through the claims handling, evaluation, and discovery process; historical, emerging, and waning defenses; and the impact of Federal Motor C... Read More

Rule 23(f) Class Certification Appeals: Pursuing or Challenging Interlocutory Review of Ce...
Complying With Strict Procedural Requirements, Developing a Solid Appeal Strategy
March 17, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will guide class litigators in appealing or challenging appellate review of class certification decisions under Rule 23(f) of the FRCP. The panel will examine how circuit courts exercise their discretion to permit or deny appeals and the differences among the circuits on essential is... Read More

Seller Due Diligence in Commercial Property Sales: Premise Liability, Zoning Permits, Cons...
March 17, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE webinar will answer concerns that real estate counsel must consider when representing sellers in real estate transactions. The panel will address the issues that sellers often overlook, which may position sellers to minimize liabilities and have greater flexibility to move on from deals wit... Read More

Nursing Home Injuries: Proving Negligent, Reckless, or Intentional Understaffing and Inade...
March 22, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will provide medical malpractice and personal injury attorneys an in-depth analysis of the unique aspects of proving or defending claims that a skilled care or nursing facility has failed to meet nurse staffing standards and has chronic understaffing, negligent hiring, training, and... Read More

Resolving Superfund Liability and Protecting PRP Interests
Recent Developments and Best Practices in Settling and Preserving CERCLA Claims
March 22, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will provide counsel advising parties in a contaminated site cleanup with guidance on both protecting the interests of settling potentially responsible parties (PRPs) and, on the other hand, protecting the contribution interests of non-settling PRPs. Read More

Drafting Software Patents to Survive Section 101 and AIA Challenges
Anticipating and Minimizing the Risk of 101 Rejections, Recent Court Guidance
March 22, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will guide patent practitioners to draft their patent applications to overcome Section 101 challenges during prosecution, litigation, and AIA reviews. This panel has decades of experience in Section 101. Read More

Venture Capital Fund Formation, Fund Management, and Deployment of Capital: Top Tips for V...
March 22, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE webinar will examine the formation and structuring of venture capital (VC) funds and discuss the various relationships between the fund and its limited partners, fund managers, and portfolio companies. The panel will also discuss different ways to approach deploying venture capital and inve... Read More

Duty to Mitigate Damages in Employment Discrimination and Termination Cases: Challenges at...
Scope of Duty, Proving Lack of Mitigation, Expert Testimony
March 23, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will address practical and proven approaches for plaintiff and defense counsel presenting evidence at trial regarding the plaintiff's mitigation of damages. Read More

IRS Foreign Tax Credit Regulations and Recent Guidance: New Income-Sourcing Standard, Digi...
March 23, 2022 CLE, CPE, EA Live Webinar
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This CLE/CPE webinar will provide tax professionals with an in-depth analysis of IRS final foreign tax credit regulations and recently issued guidance. The panel will discuss new income-sourcing standards, the impact on digital services taxes, rules relating to foreign-derived intangible income (FDI... Read More

Avoiding Corporate Successor Liability in Asset Purchases
Mitigating Risk Exposure Through Due Diligence, Contractual Provisions, Reps and Warrantie...
March 23, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will guide M&A counsel for mitigating the risk of successor liability with asset purchases. The panel will discuss the circumstances in which successor liability claims may arise and describe how due diligence, contractual provisions in the asset purchase agreements, and reps and war... Read More

Proposed UCC Amendments for Cryptocurrencies, NFTs, Linked Electronic Payment Rights, and...
Controllable Electronic Records, Qualifying Purchaser, Rights Tethered to a CER
March 24, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will examine recently proposed amendments to the Uniform Commercial Code (UCC) regarding virtual currencies, non-fungible tokens, and other digital assets. The panel will discuss the concept of "controllable electronic records" (CERs), how they are transferred, the related secured tr... Read More

Gross-Up and Operating Cost Provisions in Commercial Lease Agreements: Guidance for Landlo...
Structuring Terms to Balance Benefits and Mitigate Risks
March 24, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will focus on the drafting, negotiation, and pitfalls of gross-up and operating cost provisions in commercial leases. The panel will provide an overview of their benefits for landlords and practical guidance for balancing the associated risks for commercial tenants. Read More

Calculating Damages for Business Interruption Losses: Coverage Maximizing Methodologies, P...
March 29, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will discuss the challenges that COVID-19 and other catastrophes present when calculating business interruption claims. The panel will discuss the two most commonly adopted methodologies, how the court's approach can affect recovery, and the effect of recent decisions and pending iss... Read More

Patents and the Expectation of Success Doctrine
What is Reasonable, Tension With Enablement, Best Practices for Patent Drafting and Prosec...
March 29, 2022 CLE Webinar
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This CLE course will provide patent counsel with guidance on the doctrine of expectation of success. The panel will examine how much is reasonably needed and the tension between the doctrine and enablement. The panel will discuss recent cases and will offer best practices for patent drafting and pat... Read More

Wage and Hour Class Certification: Impact of the Canaday and Vallone Decisions on Future C...
Strategies for Future Claims Due to Restrictions on Multistate Actions and the Limits on P...
March 30, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE webinar will address the effects of the decisions in the Sixth and Eighth Circuits regarding Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) collective action. The panel will discuss the current standards that courts apply when ruling on certification or decertification, the exercise of personal jurisdicti... Read More

Qualified Opportunity Zones and Tax Credits: IRS Regulations, Capital Gain Deferral Mechan...
IRC 45D(e) Requirements, Step-Up in Basis, Appreciation Exclusion, Tax Planning Strategies...
March 30, 2022 CLE, CPE, EA Live Webinar
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This CLE/CPE course will provide tax counsel and advisers with a detailed analysis of the qualified opportunity zones tax incentive mechanism provided under current tax law. The panel will discuss final IRS regulations for investors, recent amendments, and the necessary legal requirements and proces... Read More

Construction Contracts: Waivers of Subrogation, Indemnification, and Contribution
Complexities and Pitfalls of Waiver Provisions for Contractors, Owners, and Insurer
March 31, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will provide construction counsel with a review of the validity and effect of waivers of subrogation and indemnification clauses in construction contracts, how courts interpret waiver provisions and the impact on all parties. Read More

State Regulation of PFAS in Drinking Water: Testing, Restrictions, and Liability in Califo...
Implementation of Local Regulations While EPA Proposals Stall
March 31, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE webinar will provide environmental counsel with an update on the state restrictions and regulations on per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) contamination and drinking water levels. The panel will discuss how to navigate these intersecting restrictions and how companies can meet testin... Read More

Patenting Polymorphs: Opportunities and Challenges
Proving Validity and Patentability vs. Proving Infringement in Litigation
April 5, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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The CLE webinar will guide patent counsel on patenting polymorphs from drafting through patent prosecution and enforcement. The panel will further examine lessons learned from the case law and offer strategies to overcome the potential challenges. Read More

Drafting Premarital and Postmarital Agreements: Choice of Law, Forum Selection, State Laws...
April 5, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will provide best practices to family law practitioners to negotiate and draft premarital and postmarital agreements. The panel will discuss the differences between a premarital and postmarital agreement, the nuances of negotiation, the structure of the agreement, key clauses, choice... Read More

Physician Compensation After Changes to the Stark Law and Antikickback Statute Regulations
FMV, Commercial Reasonableness, and Volume or Value Standards
April 7, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will guide healthcare counsel and compliance officers through the changes to the Stark and Anti-Kickback Statute regulations and the implications for physician compensation. The panel will discuss how the changes may impact the structure and evaluation of compensation for healthcare... Read More

Pre-Chapter 11 Priming and Drop-Down Transactions: Creating Liquidity, Delaying Maturities...
Liability Management Transaction Structures and Vulnerabilities in or out of Bankruptcy
April 13, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE webinar will discuss aggressive strategies that borrowers are increasingly using to create liquidity, delay maturities, and relieve covenant pressure to avoid bankruptcy while allowing certain creditors to maintain control and preferred priority if bankruptcy ensues. The program will discus... Read More

Traumatic Brain Injury Claims: Navigating Litigation Complexities
Assessing TBI Claims, Negotiating Settlements, and Leveraging Expert Witnesses to Strength...
April 14, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will provide practical guidance to personal injury attorneys for pursuing or defending traumatic brain injury (TBI) claims. Our panel will explain best practices for assessing a potential TBI injury client, collecting and presenting medical records and materials, developing high impa... Read More

Leveraging Depositions at Trial: Impeachment, Refreshing Recollection, Offer of Proof, Adm...
April 14, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will discuss the use of deposition testimony at trial under FRCP 32 and comparable state evidence rules. The program will cover using deposition testimony for impeachment, refreshing recollection, offer of proof, admission of a party opponent, and unavailable witness. The program wil... Read More

Private Offering Exemptions and Blue Sky Laws: Avoiding State Compliance Pitfalls
Standards of Review, Disclosure and Filing Requirements, Financial Statements, Broker Exem...
April 26, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will focus on the interaction of federal securities exemptions and state "blue sky" laws. The panel will discuss the general state regulatory framework, how state blue sky laws vary, and why some states can be particularly problematic when taking advantage of Regulation D Rule 504 an... Read More

Evidentiary Challenges in Divorce Cases: From Writings and Photos to Text Messages and Soc...
Authenticating, Admitting, and Objecting to Admission of Evidence and Testimony
May 3, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will provide family law counsel with approaches for defending the admissibility of evidence in divorce cases. The panel will discuss laying the foundation for exhibits, review authenticating and introducing different types of evidence, and identify ways to restrict evidence and testi... Read More

Trade Secrets and Patents: A Comprehensive Approach to Protecting Intellectual Property
Evaluating the Protection Options, Weighing the Benefits and Risks
January 26, 2022 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE webinar will guide IP counsel in determining whether trade secret or patent protection is the optimal mode for inventions and technologies. The panel will outline best practices for counsel to consider in determining the optimal form of protection. Read More

Employment Discrimination Claims: 2022 Update on Telework Accommodations, Long-Haul COVID,...
January 26, 2022 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE webinar will provide litigation counsel with advice based on recent employment discrimination claims. The panel will discuss claims for denial of telework accommodations, as well as the allegations by COVID-19 long haulers who seek disability recognition. The panel will address best practic... Read More

Renewable Energy Storage: Implementing Projects, Overcoming Co-Location Challenges, and Mi...
January 26, 2022 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will guide energy counsel on the legal issues involved in the implementation of energy storage projects. The panel will discuss the markets, regulatory landscape, and legal challenges with energy storage, including obstacles that may arise when co-locating battery projects with wind... Read More

Executive Compensation Planning for Pre-IPO Companies: Considerations for Employee Benefit...
January 26, 2022 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE webinar will provide employee benefits and corporate attorneys with an in-depth analysis of the challenges and planning considerations for executive compensation for a pre-IPO company. The panel will discuss long-term incentive plan design, shareholder considerations, IPO equity awards, cha... Read More

Chapter 11 and Independent Directors: Maximizing Recovery; Challenging Conflicts; Defendin...
January 26, 2022 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will explore the use and effect on creditor options and payouts of companies' bringing on new "bankruptcy directors" as they hurdle toward Chapter 11, the impact of bankruptcy or "independent" directors on the integrity of the bankruptcy system, and what creditors and creditors' comm... Read More

Federal Rule of Evidence 702 Proposed Amendments: Bringing Expert Analysis Under Consisten...
January 26, 2022 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE webinar will review the proposed amendments to Federal Rule of Evidence 702, the split and perceived confusion among trial and appellate courts regarding the application of FRE 702, and the intended effect of the proposed changes to FRE 702, and the impact on admissibility the change to FRE... Read More

Structuring Ground Leases and Leasehold Mortgages: Balancing Competing Interests Among Own...
January 25, 2022 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will provide counsel with an overview of the process of drafting and negotiating a financeable ground lease and address key provisions that balance the interests of the owner, lessee, and lender. The panel will also discuss the leasehold mortgage and issues presented by leasehold fin... Read More

Limitation of Liability Clauses in Business Contracts: Limiting Potential Damages and Avoi...
January 25, 2022 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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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

Functionality in Trade Dress Prosecution and Litigation: Protecting the Look and Feel of P...
January 25, 2022 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will guide IP counsel on identifying and overcoming challenges related to the distinction between nonfunctionality and functionality in connection with trade dress. The panel will examine the judicial treatment of that distinction in the registration and litigation contexts. Read More

Insurability of Punitive Damages in Civil Litigation: Reducing Uncertainty of Coverage and...
January 25, 2022 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE webinar will review the wide variety and range of answers to the complex and increasingly important issues of whether and under what circumstances a commercial general liability or other policy will cover an award of punitive damages against the insured. The program will also discuss best s... Read More

ASTM E1527-21: Implementing the New Phase I Environmental Site Assessment Standard Practic...
Meeting Appropriate Inquiry Requirements and Limiting CERCLA Liability
January 25, 2022 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will provide background information and industry input that led to the changes that have been made to this popular ASTM standard that is utilized almost universally for pre-acquisition environmental due diligence. Read More

Estate Planning for Resident and Nonresident Aliens
Navigating Estate, Gift, and GST Tax Rules; Leveraging Estate and Lifetime Gifting Opportu...
January 25, 2022 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will focus on counsel's and tax advisers' challenges in estate planning for resident and nonresident aliens, focusing on relevant tax rules and potential estate planning pitfalls and opportunities. The panel will outline and analyze hypothetical estate planning scenarios for both gro... Read More

2022 Medicaid Planning and Rules Update: New State Legislation, Restrictions, Annuities, S...
January 20, 2022 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE webinar will provide elder law attorneys an in-depth analysis of recent state legislation impacting Medicaid planning, assets, transfers, and common challenges, and methods to overcome them. The panelist will discuss strategies for navigating annuity rules for married couples and single ind... Read More

Mobile Phone Evidence at Trial: Obtaining and Admitting Call Logs, Text Messages, and Loca...
January 20, 2022 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will guide litigators on obtaining and using cell phone evidence at trial, from issuing discovery requests to overcoming admissibility issues. Our panel will also discuss the function of expert witnesses in providing evidence on cell phone location, GPS, text messaging, and other com... Read More

Minority Investor Rights in Private Companies: Buy-Sell Agreements, Court-Ordered Buyouts,...
January 20, 2022 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE webinar will discuss the rights of minority investors in private companies who seek to secure a buyout of their ownership stake. The panel will examine what minority investors should demand in a buy-sell before investing and what claims by minority owners against majority owners for miscond... Read More

Drafting Guaranties and Nonrecourse Carveouts in Commercial Finance Transactions
Enforceability Issues for Lenders and Guarantors In and Out of Bankruptcy
January 20, 2022 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will provide finance counsel with an analysis of the enforceability of loan guaranties, including bad boy carveouts, in loan default and bankruptcy scenarios. The panel will also discuss potential liabilities for the lender and common defenses asserted by borrowers and guarantors. Read More

International Patent Subject Matter Eligibility: Court Treatment, Patent Office Practices,...
January 20, 2022 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE webinar will guide patent counsel on patent subject matter eligibility around the world. The panel will discuss court treatment, practices of the various patent offices, and prosecution strategies. The panel will offer guidance on determining where to file applications, the risks and benefi... Read More

Commercial Leases: Structuring Tenant Build-Out, Improvement, Maintenance, and Repair Prov...
Landlord vs.Tenant Obligations, Approval Rights, Delivery of Premises, Indemnity Provision...
January 20, 2022 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will discuss best practices for landlords and tenants to draft commercial lease agreements regarding pre-commencement build-out of premises and functional maintenance and repairs provisions. The program will also discuss indemnification provisions to allocate risk between the parties... Read More

Discovery Requests in Employment Litigation Under the Heightened Scrutiny of Amended Rules...
Drafting or Responding to Interrogatories, Requests for Production of Documents or Admissi...
January 19, 2022 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will guide employment litigators in drafting discovery requests that will likely survive heightened judicial scrutiny under Rule 26(b) of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure. The panel will also discuss strategies for objecting to discovery requests that are overly burdensome in a s... Read More

Offshore Wind Energy Development and Integration in California: Regulatory Regime, Permitt...
January 19, 2022 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will provide renewable energy counsel with in-depth guidance on recent regulations, federal and state initiatives, and legal integration challenges for offshore wind development with a focus on California. The panel will discuss recent federal and state regulatory developments and ch... Read More

The M&A Auction Process: Seller Preparation, Managing Multiple Bids, Negotiating With Pref...
Preparing Initial Bid Package and Form Contract, Pros and Cons of an Auction vs. Bilateral...
January 19, 2022 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will examine the M&A auction process from the standpoint of the seller. The panel will discuss preparing the initial bid package, including the confidential information memorandum and form contract, and how best to respond to contract revisions and due diligence requests from multipl... Read More

Section 523 Nondischargeability Litigation: Plaintiff and Defense Strategies
Claims for Relief, Motions to Dismiss, Motions for Summary Judgment, Collateral Estoppel,...
January 19, 2022 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will discuss strategies and tactics for prosecuting and defending Section 523 exceptions to discharge adversary proceedings. The panel will review best practices for pleading to state a claim for relief and outline strategies for filing Rule 12(b)(6) motions to dismiss under Ashcroft... Read More

Duty to Protect From Third-Party Harm in Sexual Abuse Cases
January 19, 2022 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will explore the standards applied by courts to determine who may face civil liability for physical or sexual abuse perpetrated by third parties. The panel will discuss the duty of care to protect victims from third-party harm, how these standards are argued and applied in various ju... Read More

Real Estate Mezzanine Financing: Structuring and Documentation, Due Diligence, Key Provisi...
Drafting the Loan Agreement, Pledge Agreement, and Intercreditor: Entity Considerations
January 19, 2022 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE webinar will examine the structuring and documentation of a mezzanine loan in the real estate context. The panel will discuss the borrower's entity structure, key loan provisions, documentation, including the pledge agreement and the intercreditor agreement, and due diligence issues unique... Read More

HSAs, FSA, HRAs, and Voluntary Insurance Programs: ERISA vs. Non-ERISA Compliance
January 19, 2022 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE video webinar will provide ERISA counsel with a review of the advantages and legal risks of health savings accounts (HSAs), flexible savings accounts (FSAs), health reimbursement arrangements (HRAs), and voluntary insurance programs for both employers and employees, and the impact on them o... Read More

Foreign Investment Due Diligence: Navigating Mandatory Reviews, Expanding Scope and Regula...
January 19, 2022 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE webinar will guide foreign investors' counsel on the current trends in global regimes overseeing foreign investments. The panel will discuss the mandatory reviews and how they may be evolving. The panel will also discuss the interplay with antitrust laws and offer best practices for navigat... Read More

Drafting Liquidated Damage Provisions in Construction Contracts: Limiting Owner's Remedies...
Defining Delay With Substantial Completion, Ensuring Consistency With Subcontractor Agreem...
January 19, 2022 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE webinar will provide construction counsel with practical skills on drafting legally enforceable liquidated damage clauses. The panel will address what limits should be included, particularly limiting these damages as the sole owner remedy and defining delay, and have consistent clauses acro... Read More

Obtaining Discovery From Foreign Entities in Patent Litigation
Balancing the Need for Discovery and Foreign Privacy Laws
January 18, 2022 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will guide patent litigators on overcoming challenges when conducting discovery outside the U.S. The panel will examine national privacy and blocking laws that impede discovery outside the U.S. and how the courts treat the issue. The panel will discuss the international comity analys... Read More

Charitable Income Tax Deductions for Estates and Trusts: IRS Rules, Split-Interest Gifts,...
January 18, 2022 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE webinar will provide trust and estates counsel guidance on applicable rules regarding charitable income tax deductions for trusts and estates. The panel will discuss income tax charitable deductions under Sec. 642(c), charitable remainder interests, split-interest gifts, governing instrumen... Read More

Procedural Bad Faith Claims Against Insurers: Understanding and Avoiding the Risks; Defens...
January 18, 2022 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will discuss when and why an insurer might be exposed to damages for alleged bad faith conduct even if it fully complied with its contractual obligations by paying a claim in full or properly denying it. With more frequent claims, counsel for insurers must understand what type of con... Read More

IRS Partnership Audit Rules for Private Equity and Hedge Funds
Partnership Level Tax, Push-Out Elections, Partnership Representative Provisions, and More
January 18, 2022 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will examine the IRS partnership audit rules and their impact on private equity and investment funds. The panel will discuss the provisions for partnership and LLC agreements in contemplation of the new rules, the elections available to smaller partnerships to avoid a partnership-lev... Read More

Corporate Practice of Medicine and Fee-Splitting: Ensuring Compliance With the Prohibition...
January 18, 2022 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will guide healthcare counsel through the corporate practice of medicine and fee-splitting prohibitions. The panel will examine how different states address the challenges presented by the prohibitions. The panel will also offer best practices for navigating the prohibitions to ensur... Read More

Personal Injury Ethics: Avoiding Malpractice on Tax, Government Benefits, and Other Specia...
Addressing Non-Litigation Issues Under Model Rule 1.2 While Increasing Settlement Value
January 13, 2022 CLE, CLE Ethics CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will review when personal injury attorneys may be obligated to provide guidance before settlement on non-litigation issues such as tax, government benefits, and other issues. While attorneys can ethically narrow the scope of their representation, doing so requires "informed consent."... Read More

Patents and the Expectation of Success Doctrine
What is Reasonable, Tension With Enablement, Best Practices for Patent Drafting and Prosec...
January 13, 2022 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will provide patent counsel with guidance on the doctrine of expectation of success. The panel will examine how much is reasonably needed and the tension between the doctrine and enablement. The panel will discuss recent cases and will offer best practices for patent drafting and pat... Read More

Evaluating Key Intercreditor Arrangements: First Lien/Second Lien, Split Collateral, Senio...
Comparing and Contrasting Intercreditor Structures, Choosing the Arrangement Best Suited f...
January 13, 2022 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will provide counsel with context for negotiating intercreditor arrangements by comparing critical aspects of the most common arrangements--first lien/second lien, split collateral, senior/mezzanine, and unitranche structures. The panel will also discuss significant recent trends in... Read More

Releases in Class Action Settlements: Strategies for Defining, Negotiating, and Drafting E...
January 13, 2022 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE webinar will discuss what class action lawyers should consider when negotiating and drafting releases in class settlement agreements. The program will review various examples of acceptable and unacceptable releases. Read More

Pursuing or Defending Against M&A Post-Closing Indemnification Claims: Guidance for Deal C...
Evaluating Claims, Navigating the Process, Leveraging Claim and Damages Limitations, and M...
January 13, 2022 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will guide deal counsel pursuing or defending against post-closing indemnification claims alleging breaches of representations, warranties, and covenants contained in purchase agreements for M&A transactions, whether relating to issues identified by the buyer or as a result of third-... Read More

Structuring Bank Mergers and Acquisitions: Overcoming Capital Requirement Hurdles and Othe...
January 13, 2022 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will discuss current trends in bank M&As, the legal and regulatory hurdles, the different ways banks can approach and structure a merger or consolidation deal, and best practices for due diligence. Read More

Retirement Plan Investments: Plan Asset Hedge Fund; PE Fund Investing, 401k and IRA; ESG a...
January 12, 2022 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE webinar will guide employee benefits and asset management counsel on critical issues and recent developments impacting retirement plan investments. The panel will discuss new proposed regulations for consideration of environmental, social, and corporate governance (ESG) and plan voting, pri... Read More

Overcoming Out-of-Network Reimbursement Challenges: Assignment of Benefits, Improper Denia...
January 12, 2022 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE webinar will guide healthcare counsel on the challenges facing providers seeking reimbursement for out-of-network (OON) services. The panel will offer guidance on properly documenting and billing for OON services and patient assignment. The panel will also discuss best practices to overcome... Read More

Fraudulent Conveyance Exposure for Intercorporate Guaranties, Integrated Transactions, and...
Contours of Section 548 Reasonably Equivalent Value Defense in Complex Lending Transaction...
January 12, 2022 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will provide finance and bankruptcy counsel with a review of the legal and economic issues in fraudulent conveyance avoidance actions for intercorporate guaranties, integrated transactions, and designated-use loans. The program will discuss how these transactions are at risk of being... Read More

Renewable Energy Projects: Negotiating Ancillary Agreements for the Real Estate Facility
Strategies for Structuring Project Contracts After Negotiating the Terms of the PPA
January 12, 2022 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will guide counsel to parties involved in renewable projects on negotiating ancillary agreements to power purchase agreements (PPAs). The panel will review key terms and provisions, especially concerning financing and loan documents, discuss how the different types of renewable energ... Read More

Internal Investigations of Employee Complaints and Misconduct: Mitigating Risks of Expande...
January 12, 2022 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will prepare employment attorneys to counsel clients on legal and practical approaches to planning, conducting, and documenting internal investigations of employee complaints and suspected employee misconduct. The panel will guide how to properly and effectively conduct workplace inv... Read More

Vaccine Mandates and Federal Guidance: EEOC and OSHA, Religious and Medical Accommodations...
January 12, 2022 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE webinar will provide employment counsel with guidance on the current state of enforcement of federal and state vaccine mandates and what employers may require to accommodate a religious or medical objection to mandates. The panel will discuss EEOC guidance and state requirements in Illinois... Read More

Private Equity Waterfall and Carried Interest Provisions: Economic and Tax Implications fo...
Distributions, Clawbacks, and Allocations; Carried Interest Sharing; Drafting to Address T...
January 12, 2022 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will analyze various methods of structuring waterfall provisions in private equity funds and carried interest distributions to fund managers and their personnel and related clawback and allocation provisions. The program will also examine the tax implications of such provisions. Read More

Tax Planning for Real Estate Professionals: Passive Activity Rules, Material Participation...
January 12, 2022 CLE, CPE, EA CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE/CPE course will provide attendees with an in-depth analysis of essential tax planning techniques and challenges for real estate professionals. The panel will discuss the criteria to be a real estate professional for tax purposes, passive activity rules, material participation tests, aggrega... Read More

Fixed-Price Cleanups: Using Captives and Other Cost Cap Alternatives
Lessons From Accomplished FPCs, When and Why to Use CCAs, and the Mechanics of Using a CCA
January 11, 2022 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will review the legal mechanics and technical prerequisites of entering fixed-price cleanups (FPCs) in the wake of Commercial Insurers' 2011 exit from the cost cap insurance market. It is designed for counsel for property owners and prospective owners (including brownfield developers... 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...
January 11, 2022 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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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 in the agreements and strategies for avoiding common negotiation pitfalls and resolving contra... Read More

Telehealth Credentialing and Privileging: Minimizing Liability, Protecting Patient Privacy...
January 11, 2022 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will guide counsel to healthcare facilities and practitioners on CMS rules and guidance for telehealth credentialing and privileging. The panel will outline the steps for providers to comply with the rules and ensure effective and confidential telehealth practices. Read More

When a Business Uses Music: When are Music Licenses Needed and What Legal Issues Should be...
January 11, 2022 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will guide business attorneys on determining when their clients need music licenses for the use of music by any of their clients. The panel will discuss how any business may need to obtain licenses when they use music in events (including virtual events), commercials, websites, podca... Read More

International Patent Licensing: Key Considerations
Navigating Tax Issues, Government Approvals, Export Control, Differences in IP Rights, and...
January 11, 2022 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will guide patent counsel on cross-border patent licensing agreements. The panel will focus on issues impacted by the involvement of international parties in the agreement, including payment and tax issues, choice-of-law, dispute resolution, government approvals, and export control l... Read More

Pharma and Chemical Patent Applications: Meeting Written Description Requirement
Demonstrating Evidence of Possession of the Invention, Navigating the Guidelines, Maintain...
January 6, 2022 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will guide patent counsel to ensure chemical and pharmaceutical patent applications meet the written description requirement, outline lessons for counsel from Federal Circuit and PTAB decisions, and offer their perspectives and strategies to avoid challenges. Read More

Right-Sizing M&A Documentation for Smaller Deals: Distinguishing Relevant From Unnecessary...
Comparing ABA Long and Short Form Acquisition Agreements
January 6, 2022 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will look at how to take a standard "long-form" stock purchase agreement or asset purchase agreement and curate it to more appropriately fit smaller ($10 million or less) deals. The panel will also include practical tips and tricks for efficiently documenting and closing smaller deal... Read More

Series LLCs: Structuring and Financing Concerns for Lenders and Investors
Navigating UCC Perfection, Bankruptcy Risks, and Conflicting State Statutes
January 6, 2022 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE webinar will discuss the formation and structuring of series LLCs and examine the issues and risks lenders face in loan transactions involving series LLCs, including UCC Article 9, the Bankruptcy Code, and treatment of series LLCs under state statutes. Read More

Advanced Gifting Strategies for Estate Planners: Balancing Income and Transfer Tax Benefit...
January 6, 2022 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE webinar will provide estate planners guidance on key gifting strategies for individuals and couples under current tax law and the impact of potential tax law changes. The panel will discuss mechanisms for balancing income and transfer tax benefits, key gifting considerations, asset selectio... Read More

Resolving ERISA Liens and Reimbursement Claims in Personal Injury Cases
Narrowing Claims and Challenging Unreasonable Charges
January 5, 2022 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will give personal injury attorneys practical tips for negotiating and resolving ERISA liens and claims for reimbursement against personal injury settlements to maximize recovery for their clients. Read More

New Mental Health Parity Rules and Requirements for Plan Sponsors and Administrators
DOL Enforcement Actions, Regulations, Self-Compliance Tools, Comparative Analysis, CAA Par...
January 5, 2022 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE webinar will provide benefits counsel and advisers with guidance on overcoming challenges in ensuring compliance with the new Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act (MHPAEA) rules and requirements for plan sponsors and insurers. The panel will discuss the requirements of MHPAEA for h... Read More

Insurance and Indemnity Provisions in Commercial Real Estate Contracts: PSAs, Leases, and...
January 5, 2022 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will provide insight into insurance and indemnification provisions in real estate purchase and sale agreements (PSAs), leases, and construction contracts. The panel will discuss current trends and practical strategies in negotiating and litigating these provisions. Read More

Construction Contractor Finance Alternatives: Assignment of Accounts Receivables vs. Facto...
January 5, 2022 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE webinar will advise construction attorneys on the risks and advantages of utilizing alternative forms of financing, explicitly focusing on the assignment of accounts receivables or factoring. The panel will address the risks and benefits when pursuing these different finance options and bes... Read More

Structuring Healthcare Management Arrangements: Corporate Practice of Medicine, Regulatory...
January 5, 2022 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will provide guidance to counsel involved in structuring healthcare management arrangements. The panel will discuss the nuts and bolts of structuring the transaction, including solutions to the specific risks presented by the corporate practice of medicine and fee-splitting issues. T... Read More

Trademark Modernization Act Implementing Rules: Presumption of Irreparable Harm, New Tools...
January 4, 2022 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will guide IP counsel on the Trademark Modernization Act (TMA) and its implementing regulations. The panel will discuss the latest procedures and protocols under the TMA and the effect of the codification of the presumption of irreparable harm since the TMA's enactment. The panel wil... Read More

Sale of Goods and UCC Remedies: Rejection, Revocation, Nonconforming Goods, Cover, Seller'...
January 4, 2022 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE webinar will address the issues regarding UCC remedies in sales contracts. The panel will go over best practices in tailoring sales contracts to avoid the most costly remedies and conflicts that persist under UCC-2. The panel will discuss how buyers and sellers must act when rejecting items... Read More

Evaluating Property Insurance in Real Estate Finance Transactions
Replacement Cost, Business Interruption, Flood, Windstorm, Earthquake, Ordinance and Law,...
January 4, 2022 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will provide real estate counsel with an understanding of the various components of property insurance and the current requirements of lenders concerning each type of coverage. The panel discussion will include replacement cost, business interruption, ordinance and law, flood, windst... Read More

The Insurer's Duty to Settle: Bad Faith and Verdicts in Excess of Policy Limits
Navigating the Nuances of the Insurer's Duties and Risk of Bad Faith Claims
January 4, 2022 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will review the rights and obligations of the policyholder and the insurer regarding settlement, the insurer's liability for verdicts in excess of policy limits, actions insurers can take to reduce exposure to bad faith failure-to-settle claims, and options for policyholders if the i... Read More

The Stark and the Anti-Kickback Final Regulations: Implications for Healthcare Organizatio...
Meeting New Compliance Requirements, Navigating the New Value-Based Framework, Changes to...
December 21, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will guide healthcare counsel through the Stark Law, the Anti-Kickback Statute (AKS), and the Civil Monetary Penalty (CMP) Law final rules. The panel will discuss how these changes will impact healthcare providers and others in the healthcare industry. Read More

Title Insurance Coverage for Real Estate Counsel: ALTA Coverage and Endorsements for Owner...
December 21, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will provide real estate counsel with an overview of the latest developments in title insurance coverage and explain best practices for evaluating and negotiating coverage, exclusions, and endorsements under American Land Title Association (ALTA) policies. Read More

Life Care Plans in Traumatic Brain Injury Cases: Challenging Future Damages Calculations
December 20, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will guide personal injury counsel in using or challenging life care plans offered in traumatic brain injury cases to measure and present future medical damages. The panel will also explain strategies that defense counsel frequently use to challenge life care plans throughout a case:... Read More

In-House Counsel and Legal Ethics: Recent and Recurring Issues
Applicability of Rules, Conflicts of Interest, Confidentiality, Representation Issues, Dis...
December 16, 2021 CLE, CLE Ethics CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will provide in-house counsel with guidance on the best practices for compliance with ethical rules and how the decisions 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

Oral and Written Discovery in Civil Cases: Strategies for Responding to Recurring Deficien...
December 16, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will identify and review solutions to the recurring and seemingly universal flouting of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and their state counterparts concerning written and oral discovery. Read More

Tax Issues in Transferring LLC and Partnership Interests
Navigating the Complex IRS Rules for Buying, Selling, or Redeeming Partnership Interests
December 16, 2021 CLE, CPE, EA CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE/CPE course will provide tax counsel and advisers with an overview of the tax rules that apply to the sale or transfer of an LLC or partnership interest. The panel will discuss common pitfalls and uncertainties in the tax code and outline best practices to structure transactions. Read More

Private Company Acquisition Agreements: Drafting Reps and Warranties, Covenants, and Closi...
December 16, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will guide deal counsel in negotiating representations and warranties, covenants, closing conditions, and indemnification provisions in private company acquisition agreements. The panel will offer their insights on how recent market trends impact the drafting of these critical deal t... Read More

Structuring Complex Easement Agreements in Commercial Real Estate Deals
Negotiating Use Rights and Restrictions for Air Space, Mixed-Use Developments, Retail Comp...
December 16, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE webinar will prepare counsel to draft complex easement agreements for mixed-use and commercial developments, including development and air rights issues. Read More

Post-Closing Environmental Issues in Real Estate Deals: Allocating Liabilities, Post-Closi...
December 16, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will guide counsel for buyers, sellers, and lenders in real estate transactions on structuring provisions that address post-closing environmental issues to ensure coverage for environmental liabilities. The panel will examine recent court treatment of environmental contractual clause... Read More

Information Disclosure in Patent Prosecution: IDS Filings, Key Considerations, Strategies...
December 16, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will guide patent counsel on disclosing relevant information in patent prosecution and post-issuance patent proceedings such as supplemental examination. The panel will discuss the considerations for the elements of the information disclosure statements, including the information dis... Read More

UCC Article 9 Update on Searching and Filing: Best Practices for Secured Lenders
December 16, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will outline best practices for secured lenders regarding filing and searching methods under the Article 9 filing rules. The program will also address recent case law developments. Read More

Tokenization of Commercial Real Estate: Offering and Trading Property Investments on the B...
December 15, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE webinar will discuss the process of creating a tokenized real estate offering and the risks and benefits for issuers and investors to consider in connection with a real estate token offering, its administration, and subsequent transfers. Read More

Use of AI In Employment Decisions: Legal Concerns in Hiring, Performance Management, and T...
December 15, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE webinar will guide employment counsel on the use of artificial intelligence (AI) to manage many facets of the employment lifecycle, including hiring, performance management, and termination decisions. The panel will discuss the use of automated technology to screen resumes, analyze video in... Read More

Designing Equity Compensation and Employment Agreements for Startup and Emerging Growth Co...
Drafting Confidentiality and Nondisclosure Provisions; Structuring Employee Stock Options,...
December 15, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will provide benefits counsel with guidance on structuring and negotiating equity compensation arrangements and employment agreements for startups and emerging growth companies. The panel will offer strategic approaches for using these vital tools to attract talent to build and grow... Read More

New Prop 65 Amendments: Supply Chain Compliance Policies, Proposed Changes to Regulations,...
December 14, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will address the recent amendments to Proposition 65, a/k/a the Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986 as well as new amendments on the horizon to the short form warning in particular. The ballot initiative relates to warnings for consumer goods and the supply chain. T... Read More

Structuring Venture Capital Financing: Amended NVCA Model Agreements
Special Issues Faced by Certain Industries, Strategic Investors, and Foreign Investors
December 14, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will discuss structuring, negotiating, and documenting venture capital investments from term sheet to closing. The panel will also discuss recent changes to the National Venture Capital Association (NVCA) Agreements and the extent to which model provisions may deviate from what is co... Read More

Managing Corporate Books and Minutes to Protect Privilege: Applying the Garner Test
Implications of Employees Retirement System of Rhode Island v. Facebook
December 14, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will advise corporate secretaries, in-house counsel, directors, and other governance professionals in implementing best practices for maintaining corporate books and records to protect privilege in anticipation of shareholder and other litigation. The panel will discuss the recent de... Read More

Challenges Facing a Law Firm's In-House Counsel: Following Ethics Rules While Protecting t...
December 14, 2021 CLE, CLE Ethics CLE On-Demand, Download
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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

Protecting Trademark Rights Outside the U.S.
Registering Marks Abroad, Pros and Cons of the Madrid System, Enforcing IP Rights
December 14, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will guide counsel to trademark owners and applicants in deciding whether to register marks outside the U.S., the advantages and disadvantages of the Madrid System for International Registration, and trademark rights enforcement challenges. Read More

Pre-Transaction Planning for Trusts and Estates: Federal and State Tax Issues, Domicile, U...
December 14, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE webinar will provide trusts and estates counsel an in-depth analysis of pre-transaction planning strategies and pitfalls to avoid for estate planners. The panel will discuss key estate planning considerations before a liquidity event, business exit and transition, wealth planning structures... Read More

Protecting IP Rights in Joint Development Agreements and Strategic Alliances
Apportioning Contributed, Joint, and Derivative IP; Planning for Involuntary Early Endings...
December 9, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will guide counsel on negotiating and structuring joint development agreements (JDAs) to allocate IP ownership. The panel will discuss the key provisions of the JDA to protect IP rights and avoid unintended consequences. Read More

Forming Provider-Payer Partnerships: Key Considerations for Providers
Evaluating Product, Membership, Network, Partnership Model, and Financial Model When Pursu...
December 9, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE webinar will guide healthcare counsel on provider-payer partnerships and the critical considerations for providers. The panel will evaluate product, membership, network, partnership, and financial models when pursuing a partnership, as well as outline navigating the process. Read More

Pooled Trusts in Elder Law and Estate Planning: Requirements, Funding Options, SNTs vs. PS...
December 9, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE webinar will provide elder law and trusts and estates attorneys a detailed analysis of utilizing pooled trusts in special needs and estate planning. The panel will discuss the mechanics of pooled trusts, determining when to use a pooled trust, first-party and third-party trusts, funding opt... Read More

Homeowner Documents for Developers and Project Owners: Financial, Governance, Control, and...
Limitation of Liability, HOA Dues, Management Fees, Restrictions on Property Owners, Manag...
December 9, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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With the advent of the COVID pandemic, much in our world has changed and homeowner association governance is no exception. Issues today include banning all rentals to keep neighborhoods safe from new faces that might spread COVID. Related issues are more homeowner disputes and bad behaviors caused b... Read More

Rule 30(b)(6) Changes One Year Later: Eliminating Deficient Subject Lists and Securing Bet...
December 9, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE webinar will examine whether the 2020 amendments to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 30(b)(6) have produced the hoped for improvements in getting better prepared witnesses giving useful testimony with fewer discovery disputes. The panel will review the language of the prior and current rules... Read More

Defending Class Actions Using Absent Class Member Discovery
Evaluating Whether to Seek Discovery of Class Members; Leveraging Evidence at Certificatio...
December 9, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will prepare defense counsel to evaluate whether and how to pursue discovery of absent class members in class litigation. The panel will discuss the courts' varying positions on permitting absent class member discovery, when to request discovery from putative class members, the disco... Read More

GILTI High-Tax Exclusion: Sections 951A and 954 Rules for Individual and Non-C Corporation...
Treatment of CFC income, Reporting Requirements, Planning Techniques to Defer or Reduce GI...
December 9, 2021 CLE, CPE, EA CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE/CPE course will guide tax professionals on the challenges of the global intangible low-taxed income (GILTI) provisions under current tax law and the recent GILTI high-tax exception. The panel will discuss IRS final regulations and the high-tax exception, treatment of controlled foreign corp... Read More

Investment Funds and Opportunity Zones: Maximizing Tax Benefits and Preserving Flexibility
December 8, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will examine the tax and operational issues counsel must consider when structuring a qualified opportunity fund (QOF) for investment in a qualified opportunity zone (QOZ). The panel discussion will include the tax ramifications of capital structure, advantages of using a portfolio co... Read More

Attorney Investigation of CMV Accidents: Strategies for Identifying Key Issues, Recognizin...
December 8, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE webinar will guide attorneys for plaintiff or defense in the best strategies and practices for investigating a commercial motor vehicle case, with a particular focus on tractor-trailer accidents. The panel will discuss how counsel's leading or hands-on involvement in the investigation can i... Read More

Drafting Litigation Opt-Out Provisions in Commercial Contracts: Limiting Costly and Time-C...
Conditions Precedent, Anti-Assignment, Choice of Law, and Limitation of Remedies Provision...
December 8, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will provide counsel with practical tips to negotiate and draft commercial agreements designed to mitigate litigation risk. The panel will discuss the current litigation landscape, disputes in the M&A context, ways to avert litigation, advantages and disadvantages of using clauses th... Read More

Structuring Financial Covenants, Cash Management, and Other Lender Protections in Mortgage...
Nonrecourse Carveouts, Leasing Provisions, Secondary Financing, Escrow Disbursement Condit...
December 8, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE webinar will consider key loan document provisions that provide borrowers flexibility and/or lender protections in times of economic uncertainty, including financial covenants, cash management provisions, additional indebtedness, and nonrecourse carveouts, as well as loan disbursement condi... Read More

Structuring Employee Severance/Separation Arrangements: Revisiting Section 409A and Its Im...
December 8, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will provide counsel with guidance on structuring employee severance or separation agreements to comply with Section 409A's restrictions on deferred compensation. The panel will discuss key provisions of severance and separation agreements, application of Section 409A and available e... Read More

Noncompete Covenants in M&A: Structuring to Bind Sellers and Key Employees
Navigating State Laws and Recent Court Cases Regarding Enforceability
December 8, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will offer guidance in drafting noncompete clauses for both sellers and key employees in connection with the purchase and sale of a business. The panel will examine recent case law regarding the enforceability of non-competes in New York, Delaware, and California, and examine the imp... Read More

Wrap Insurance for Construction Projects: Scope of Coverage, Resolving Coverage and Indemn...
December 8, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will provide insurance and real estate counsel with an analysis of the characteristics and function of wrap insurance programs, discuss their advantages and potential pitfalls, highlight critical coverage and exclusion issues, and outline solutions to thorny indemnification matters. Read More

IP Licensing and the Metaverse: Practical Considerations and Key Provisions for Agreements
Implications for the Physical World and Mitigating Risks in the Metaverse
December 7, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE webinar will guide counsel on licensing IP and the metaverse. The panel will discuss the practical considerations and critical provisions of licensing agreements for the physical world and metaverse contracts. The panel will also examine metaverse implications for physical world contracts a... Read More

Discretionary Trust Distributions of Principal and Income: Avoiding Beneficiary Challenges...
December 7, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will provide trust planning counsel and fiduciary advisers with a thorough, practical guide to making discretionary distributions of principal or income from a discretionary trust. The panel will discuss liability risks involved for trustees making these distributions, review appropr... Read More

Divorce: Dividing Asset Appreciation, Proving and Valuing Passive vs. Active Efforts
December 7, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will address questions about distributing the appreciated value of assets in a divorce, property division, and best evidence strategies. The program will discuss how to assert a claim to the appreciation of separate assets, including burdens of proof for demonstrating passive and act... Read More

Business Interruption and First-Party Property Coverage After Hurricanes, Floods: Issues f...
Flood Exclusions, Concurrent Causation, Business Interruption Losses, and Off-Premises Cov...
December 7, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will discuss the unique commercial property insurance coverage issues that insurers and policyholders face when responding to claimed losses arising from natural disasters like hurricanes and floods. The panel will discuss the deductibles and exclusions that most often create coverag... Read More

Discovery on Discovery: Disputes About a Litigant’s Efforts to Search for, Locate, Preserv...
December 2, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will address a litigant's pursuit of discovery regarding an adversary's efforts to search for, locate, preserve and collect relevant ESI (a/k/a "discovery on discovery") including: (1) the interplay between cooperation and transparency in discovery; (2) recent judicial decisions addr... Read More

Bankruptcy-Proof Finance and Safe Harbor Agreements: Bypassing the Automatic Stay and Othe...
December 2, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE webinar will guide bankruptcy counsel regarding the treatment of safe harbor agreements in bankruptcy, potential pitfalls related to safe harbor agreements, and how to avoid them. Read More

Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Compliance in Joint Ventures and Consortia: Minimizing FCPA...
December 2, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will guide counsel for companies in international joint ventures (JVs) or consortia through effective compliance programs to minimize Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) risks. The panel will examine the unique FCPA issues, offer best practices to mitigate risks, and review strategi... Read More

Phase-Out of LIBOR: Implementing Replacement Rates for Floating Rate Loans and Derivatives
December 2, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE webinar will discuss the scheduled phase-out of LIBOR (London Interbank Offered Rate) at the end of 2021. The panel will address alternative rates and provisions recommended by the Alternative Reference Rate Committee (ARRC) of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and the steps that lenders... Read More

Using Delaware Statutory Trusts in Real Estate Investments: Opportunities and Legal Risks
Structuring and Financing the DST, Advantages Over TIC Ownership, Preserving 1031 Tax Trea...
December 1, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE webinar will provide real estate finance and tax counsel with a review of the advantages and risks of Delaware statutory trusts (DSTs) as a structure for real estate investments. The panel will offer approaches for structuring and financing DSTs and discuss the key tax issues associated wit... Read More

Medicare in Personal Injury Claim Settlements: Complying With Reporting Requirements and S...
December 1, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE webinar will guide to counsel settling personal injury claims while complying with the Medicare, Medicaid, and SCHIP Extension Act (MMSEA) Section 111 reporting requirements and satisfying Medicare Parts A and B liens with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). Read More

Racial Diversity and Employment Policies: Enforcement of First Amendment, Title VII, the N...
Anti-Discrimination Policies, Restrictions on Activities Outside Employment and Social Med...
December 1, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will provide employment counsel with guidance on how to best create a safe and supportive work environment for Black employees, employees of color, and other minority employees and to address the demands of the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement by changing company policies and practi... Read More

Due Diligence in Healthcare Transactions: Mitigating Risks
Provider Agreements, Licenses and Certificates of Need, Change of Ownership, Compliance an...
December 1, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE webinar will guide counsel in healthcare transactions on due diligence measures that effectively identify and mitigate risks and liabilities. The panel will discuss the legal issues to address in healthcare due diligence, including key healthcare risk areas and requirements, compliance prog... Read More

Planning for Reduction of Estate Tax Exemptions: Strategies for Clients Who Do Not or Soon...
Gift Tax Effective Rates vs. Estate Tax Effective Rates, Net, Net Gifts, GRATs, IDGTs, and...
November 30, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE webinar will provide guidance to trusts and estates attorneys on planning strategies in light of the possible fall in the estate tax exemption. The panelist will discuss key considerations for clients who do not or soon will not have available exemptions, gift tax effective rates vs. estate... Read More

Solar Financing Tax Equity Structures: Sale-Leasebacks, Inverted Leases, and Partnership F...
Choosing the Right Structure, Weighing Advantages and Drawbacks of Various Structures
November 30, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will discuss solar financing tax equity structures--sale-leasebacks, inverted leases, and partnership flips--and the advantages and disadvantages of each from a legal, business, financial, and tax perspective. The panel will examine current trends and issues in solar financing. Read More

Insurer Bad Faith Setup Defense and Reverse Bad Faith Claims: Insurer vs. Policyholder Per...
Insurer Defenses Against Policyholders in Bad Faith Litigation
November 30, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE webinar will examine how counsel for insurers can recognize when a third-party plaintiff attempts to "set up" the insurer for a bad faith claim. The panel will address what insurers can do to avoid this trap, counterclaims, and relevant affirmative defenses based on the plaintiff's fraudule... Read More

Patent Cooperation Treaty: Amending International Applications, Curing Defects, Rectifying...
November 30, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will guide patent practitioners through the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) and its amendment process. The panel will discuss amending claims, specifications, and drawings, as well as correcting errors and defects in the application. The panel will also discuss how to use the PCT to... Read More

Appellate Advocacy and Citing Authority in Briefs and Oral Argument: Advanced Issues
Special Justifications for Not Following a Higher Court, Citing a Lower Court Persuasively...
November 30, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE webinar will guide appellate lawyers to refine authority's compelling and persuasive deployment in briefs and oral arguments and review why authority should be handled differently in these separate settings. The panel will discuss resisting the "more is better" trap, recognizing when the de... Read More

Influencer and Celebrity Marketing Partnerships: Sponsored Content for Brand Growth
November 30, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE webinar will guide IP and brand counsel on the issues arising from creating and exploiting sponsored content. The panel will address the use of third-party IP within sponsored content, content ownership, and content licensing for various uses by the brand. The panel will also discuss the in... Read More

Lost Chance Doctrine in Medical Malpractice Cases: Evolving Standards of Proof and Damages...
November 23, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will review the "loss of chance" doctrine endorsed in one form or another by the substantial and growing majority of states, the different approaches taken by courts nationwide, how it is evolving, and evidentiary considerations. Read More

Mixed-Use Development: Structuring Air Rights Condominiums and Other Common Interest Commu...
Optimal Legal Structures and Core Drafting Challenges; Minimizing Potential Warranty Claim...
November 23, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will provide counsel with a review of key legal challenges and approaches for structuring documents for condominiums and other common interest regimes in mixed-use projects. The panel will discuss difficult legal issues involved in the governance of these projects. Read More

AI and Telehealth: Addressing Licensing, Informed Consent, Privacy, Liability, and Other L...
November 23, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will guide healthcare counsel on artificial intelligence (AI) in telehealth and the associated legal issues that arise. The panel will discuss the benefits and risks of AI in telehealth and offer best practices for navigating the legal challenges. Read More

Voluntary Disclosure of Foreign Assets: Current Challenges for Noncompliant U.S. Taxpayers
Options for Compliance, Avoiding Penalties and Potential Criminal Prosecution
November 23, 2021 CLE, CPE, EA CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE/CPE course will provide counsel and tax advisers with guidance on available options for reporting foreign assets of noncompliant U.S. taxpayers. The panel will discuss Foreign Bank Account Report (FBAR) requirements, alternative compliance options after the IRS' termination of the Offshore... Read More

Employment Practices Liability Insurance: Mitigating Risks Due to Harassment, Wrongful Ter...
Limitations on Coverage, Loss of Control Over Counsel and Settlement
November 23, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE webinar will advise employment counsel and in-house attorneys on the latest developments in employment practices liability insurance (EPLI) and how EPLI can be best utilized to protect an employer's interests. The panel will provide a practical briefing on the types of claims that EPLI can... Read More

Employer-Sponsored Health Plan Federal Regulation: ACA, COBRA, ADA, GINA, CAA, MHPAEA, Rep...
November 23, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE webinar will guide ERISA counsel, fiduciaries, and administrators on federal regulation reporting requirements and compliance challenges. The panel will discuss critical issues plan sponsors and administrators face, the impact of the Consolidated Appropriations Act (CAA) of 2021, new mental... Read More

Mezzanine Foreclosure in Real Estate Finance: UCC Article 9, Mortgage and Intercreditor Co...
Redefining a "Commercially Reasonable" Sale During and After the Pandemic
November 22, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will examine the mezzanine foreclosure process, including notice, publication, and the commercial reasonableness standard under UCC Article 9. The panel will discuss threshold issues such as property due diligence, certificated interests and UCC policies, and intercreditor agreement... Read More

Structuring Risk Allocation Through Remedies Clauses: Special, Indirect, and Consequential...
November 22, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will advise counsel on negotiating and structuring remedy provisions contained in commercial contracts, as well as the considerations for such provisions in the current economic environment. Read More

Product Designs and Packaging Protection: Leveraging Trade Dress, Design Patent and Copyri...
Overcoming the Challenges of Protecting the Look and Feel of Products and Packaging
November 18, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will guide IP counsel on protecting product designs and packaging. The panel will review current case law and discuss the unique challenges of packaging and product design protection and the options available to overcome them. The panel will provide practical guidance for leveraging... Read More

Tax Issues for Family Offices: Structuring Options, Income Tax Planning, Allocations, Inve...
November 18, 2021 CLE, CPE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE/CPE course will provide tax attorneys and tax professionals an in-depth analysis of key tax considerations for family offices under current tax law and discuss the potential impact of proposed legislation. The panel will discuss cases and legislation impacting the family office industry, co... Read More

Piercing the Corporate Veil: Single Business Enterprise Theory After the Mortimer Decision
November 18, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE webinar will provide corporate counsel with guidance on piercing the corporate veil under the single business enterprise theory. The panel will address the increased potential liability for related businesses and the expanded circumstances under which the court may disregard the corporate f... Read More

Subject Matter Eligibility and AI: USPTO Guidance, Court and PTAB Treatment, Meeting Eligi...
November 18, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE webinar will guide patent counsel on subject matter eligibility issues in AI patents. The panel will examine the most recent USPTO eligibility standard and how to address it. The panel will also discuss how the courts and the PTAB have addressed subject matter eligibility in AI cases. The p... Read More

Rights of First Refusal, Rights of First Offer, Options to Purchase: Key Provisions for Cl...
November 18, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will examine and compare rights of first offer (ROFO), rights of first refusal (ROFR), and options to purchase a commercial property (collectively, the "purchase rights"). The panel will discuss key drafting points and interpretation issues that can arise due to a lack of clarity or... Read More

ERISA Remedies: Key Enforcement Provisions and Scope of Equitable Relief for Benefit Claim...
Statutory and Plan Provision Violations, Section 502(a)(1)(B), Relief Under 502(a)(3), Lim...
November 17, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will provide employee benefits counsel with a detailed analysis of the types of remedies available under ERISA for benefit claims. The panel will discuss equitable relief under Section 502(a)(3), other key enforcement provisions under ERISA, the scope of relief, procedural strategies... Read More

E-Signatures and Electronic Documents in Commercial Lending: Complying With ESIGN, UETA, I...
Navigating Issues of Enforceability, Authentication of E-Signatures, and Admissibility
November 17, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will provide counsel with an examination of recent legal trends and developments impacting commercial documentation and signatures sent via email, text messaging, or other forms of electronic communication, focusing on loan documentation. The panel will examine legal and practical is... Read More

Key 2020-21 NLRB Rulings and Reversals Impacting Non-Union and Union Employers
Reinstated Handbook Rules Under Boeing, Whistleblower Protections, Union Protections
November 17, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE webinar will provide labor and employment counsel with a review of the latest rulings and NLRB enforcement initiatives. The panel will discuss the impact of the NLRB's decisions and strategies for employers--both non-union and union--to comply with National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) obliga... Read More

Chapter 11 Treatment of Executive Compensation and Bonuses
Structuring Approvable KEIPs and KERPs, Surviving Objections
November 17, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE webinar is about key employee incentive plans (KEIPs), key employee retention plans (KERPs), and other executive compensation payments before, during, or after Chapter 11 bankruptcies. The panel will discuss the thin line between Bankruptcy Code Sections 503(c)(1) and (c)(3), how to create... Read More

Dram Shop Liability: Bar, Restaurant, and Individual Exposure for Over-Serving Customers a...
November 17, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will familiarize counsel with the panoply of dram shop liability issues. These issues include the substantive bases of liability under dram shop acts, the procedural steps required under those statutes, statutory interpretation issues, and insurance coverage factors. Read More

CFIUS and Non-Notified Transactions: Managing the Non-Notified Process, Increased Risk for...
November 17, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will guide counsel to U.S. and non-U.S. businesses considering and that have completed cross-border transactions with a particular focus on the CFIUS process as it relates to non-notified transactions. The panel will examine what is happening and what has changed with respect to non-... Read More

Structuring Preferred Equity Investments in Real Estate Ventures: Impact of True Equity vs...
Negotiating Deal Terms, Investor Return, Change in Control Provisions; Assessing Remedies,...
November 16, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will discuss structuring preferred equity investments (PEIs) from both the perspective of the sponsor and investor and explain the advantages and disadvantages of using preferred equity as a component of a capital stack. The panel will review how PEIs compare and contrast with mezzan... Read More

Trustee's Obligation to Inform Beneficiaries: Avoiding Breach of Fiduciary Duty Claims
Reconciling Discrepancies Between Trust Document and State Law, Navigating State Statutes...
November 16, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE webinar will provide estate planning counsel and advisers with a thorough and practical guide to navigating trustees' duties to inform beneficiaries and report trust existence and performance. The panel will address the essential obligations that advisers to fiduciaries need to grasp and me... Read More

Private Fund Side Letters: Negotiating and Drafting Key Terms, Financing and Other Concern...
November 16, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will discuss the documentation of side letters between private fund managers and investment partners who need or demand terms that may vary from the underlying partnership agreement. The panel will examine most favored nation (MFN) clauses, transfer rights, excusal rights, special re... Read More

Negotiating SaaS Agreements: Key Contract Provisions and Protections
Data Ownership, Access, and Security; Service Level Agreements; Limitations and Warranties...
November 16, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE webinar will discuss the latest trends in drafting and negotiating Software as a Service (SaaS) agreements. The panel will discuss critical issues in negotiations and contract provisions and offer strategies to avoid common contracting pitfalls. Read More

Climate Change and Extreme Weather Events: Mitigating Risks and Emergency Response Plannin...
Release Reporting, Site Remediation, Permits and Emergency Authorizations
November 16, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will advise environmental counsel on the legal considerations and management of issues presented by catastrophic weather events and climate change. The panel will discuss creating emergency response plans for weather, impacts on regulatory standards and response to upset conditions,... Read More

Insurer's Duty to Settle for Policy Limits When Defending Non-Covered Claims Under Reserva...
Avoiding Liability and Extracontractual Damages
November 16, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE webinar will guide attorneys through one of the most challenging of all issues: whether to settle for the policy limits while defending a potentially non-covered claim under a reservation of rights when taking into account almost certain damages exceeding policy limits. In addition to exist... Read More

Orange Book Listing Recent Developments
Impact on Prosecution of Pharmaceutical U.S. Patent Applications, Subsequent Orange Book L...
November 16, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will guide patent counsel on recent Orange Book developments, including recent cases related to Orange Book listing practices and the implications for patent prosecution, listing, and litigation. The panel will examine, in particular, contemporary thought about Form 3542 and pitfalls... 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 CLE On-Demand, Download
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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 CLE On-Demand, Download
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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

Invalidity Opinions in Patent Litigation: Shielding Against Liability
Reducing Exposure to Enhanced Damages, Attorney-Client Privilege Implications
November 11, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will provide patent counsel with guidance on using invalidity opinions in defense of patent infringement claims. The panel will discuss the issue of waiver of the attorney-client privilege and other factors when considering invalidity opinions. The panel will provide best practices f... Read More

Special Needs Trust Funding, Administration, and Termination: Key Trust Provisions, Tax Is...
November 11, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE webinar will provide an in-depth analysis of the key challenges of special needs trust (SNT) funding, administration, and termination, as well as pitfalls to avoid. The panel will discuss SNT funding options and the best assets to put in a trust, the use of life insurance and ILITs, tax iss... Read More

Insurance and Indemnity Provisions in Commercial Real Estate Contracts: PSAs, Leases, and...
November 11, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will provide insight into insurance and indemnification provisions in real estate purchase and sale agreements (PSAs), leases, and construction contracts. The panel will discuss current trends and practical strategies in negotiating and litigating these provisions. Read More

Chapter 11 Plan Third-Party Release Provisions: Structuring or Objecting to Non-Debtor Rel...
November 10, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will discuss the current treatment of consensual and nonconsensual third-party releases in Chapter 11 reorganization plans. The panel discussion will include current approaches to incorporating release and discharge provisions into a Chapter 11 plan, what constitutes consent for vari... Read More

Shareholder Disclosure Issues in M&A Transactions: Notice and Appraisal Rights, Materialit...
November 10, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will discuss the disclosure obligations of directors and officers when obtaining shareholder consent to a private company merger. The panel will discuss the duty to notify shareholders, information that should be provided about a pending transaction, omissions that can be materially... Read More

Syndicated Finance Transactions: Documentation and Trading, Key Provisions, LSTA Forms
November 10, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will examine the critical provisions of credit agreements and secondary trading documents currently used in the loan syndication market. The panel discussion will focus on standard loan forms promulgated by the Loan Syndications and Trading Association (LSTA). LSTA trading confirmati... Read More

Federal Tort Claims Act Cases: Recovering for Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, and Pr...
Limits on the Independent Contractor and Discretionary Function Exceptions
November 10, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will instruct personal injury attorneys on the prerequisites for filing suit under the Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA) and how to defeat the government's motions to dismiss or for summary judgment based on the "independent contractor" and the "discretionary function" exceptions to the... Read More

Completion Guaranties in Construction Lending: Key Provisions for Lenders and Guarantors
November 10, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will examine key provisions found in a construction completion guaranty and selected points that are subject to negotiation. Read More

Corporate Practice of Medicine and Fee-Splitting: Ensuring Compliance With the Prohibition...
November 10, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will guide healthcare counsel through the corporate practice of medicine and fee-splitting prohibitions. The panel will examine how different states address the challenges presented by the prohibitions. The panel will also offer best practices for navigating the prohibitions to ensur... Read More

DOL Investigations of Employee Benefit Plans: Responding to Enforcement Actions, Audits, a...
November 10, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will prepare employee benefits counsel to represent plan fiduciaries and sponsors facing Department of Labor (DOL) investigations or lawsuits. Our experienced panel will discuss how to navigate the investigation process, offer practice pointers on working with the Employee Benefits S... Read More

Trademark Enforcement: Analyzing Claims, Crafting Cease and Desist Letters, Monitoring Mar...
November 10, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will prepare counsel to trademark owners to develop and implement effective trademark enforcement strategies. The panel will review recent developments that may impact trademark enforcement efforts. Read More

Structuring Trademark Clearance Opinions
Assessing Search Results to Identify Infringements, Overcoming Clearance Challenges, Prepa...
November 9, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will guide trademark counsel on conducting, analyzing, and using trademark searches. The panel will discuss overcoming the challenges in the trademark clearance process and outline best practices for preparing clearance opinions. Read More

Redressing Financial Exploitation of the Elderly in Late-Life Romance
Wealth Protection, Preservation, Recovery, and Restitution in Blended Family Disputes
November 9, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE webinar will prepare family law and fiduciary litigation practitioners to handle undue influence and financial exploitation claims involving individuals who have entered or are being enticed into late-in-life romantic relationships or marriages, often brought by adult children of a prior ma... Read More

Resolving Insurers' and Insureds' Settlement Dilemmas When Policy Limits Are Insufficient:...
November 9, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will discuss how an insurer's duty to settle may be impacted by two difficult but recurring situations: (1) when multiple claimants are competing for insufficient policy limits against an insured, and (2) when claimants from a single occurrence will release fewer than all of multiple... Read More

Renewable Energy Projects: Structuring REC Purchase and Sale Agreement, Interconnection Ag...
Negotiating Key Provisions, Navigating Regulatory Timelines and Requirements
November 9, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will examine key considerations for counsel advising on renewable energy projects before entering renewable energy certificate (REC) purchase and sale agreements, net metering credit purchase agreements, and interconnection agreements. The panel will discuss key components of each ag... Read More

Statistics in Class Certification and at Trial: Leveraging and Attacking Statistical Evide...
Lessons From Recent Cases on the Use of Statistics to Prove Classwide Liability and Damage...
November 9, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will explore and guide trial lawyers on the use of statistical analyses in class litigation. Read More

Structuring Targeted Partnership Tax Allocations: Complying With IRC 704(b)
Determining Substantial Economic Effect, Distinguishing Targeted and Regulatory Allocation...
November 9, 2021 CLE, CPE, EA CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE/CPE course will provide tax counsel and advisers with the guidance necessary to implement targeted partnership tax allocations correctly. The panel will explain the complex requirements of IRC 704(b) and provide best practices for maximizing the tax benefits of targeting partnership allocat... Read More

Drafting Arbitration Clauses: Applicable Law, Procedural Rules, Arbitrator Fees, Remote Ar...
November 9, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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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

Tortious Interference With Contracts, Business Relations, and Economic Advantage: Proving...
Navigating the Complexities of Claims Alleging Intentional and Improper Business Disruptio...
November 4, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will examine proving and defending tortious interference with contract, tortious interference with business relations, and tortious interference with economic advantage. These claims arise when a person intentionally disrupts a formal agreement between two parties or when a third par... Read More

Deposing Truck Drivers and Trucking Company Representatives in Injury Cases
Questioning Deponents, Using Demonstrative Exhibits, Raising and Defending Objections, Dea...
November 4, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will prepare personal injury attorneys representing victims in trucking injury cases to depose truck drivers and trucking company representatives. The webinar will discuss best practices for effectively questioning deponents, videotaping driver depositions, using demonstrative exhibi... Read More

Functional Claiming for Software Patents: Leveraging Recent Court Treatment
Surviving 112(f) and Disclosing Functional Basis for Software to Meet Heightened Standard...
November 4, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will guide IP counsel on functional claiming in software patents and USPTO prosecution. The panel will examine recent court treatment and explain how to navigate the issue of functionality given the uncertainties in the prosecution and litigation contexts. Read More

Tax Implications of Cryptocurrency Mining: IRS Guidance, Entity Structures, Tax Traps, Ide...
November 4, 2021 CLE, CPE, EA CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE/CPE webinar will provide tax counsel, accountants, and other advisers with a critical analysis of IRS tax treatment of cryptocurrency mining and reporting obligations. The panel will discuss the IRS position on the tax treatment of cryptocurrency, analyze IRS monitoring to increase complian... Read More

Hotel Management Agreements: Navigating Fees, Exclusivity, Approval Rights, Finance Provis...
November 3, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will cover topics of central importance to counsel preparing or reviewing hotel management agreements from a range of perspectives--whether as counsel to the owner, operator, lender, or potential acquirer. Read More

Medical Staff Bylaws: Pandemic and Compliance Updates
November 3, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will prepare healthcare counsel to advise and guide healthcare providers, medical staff, and hospitals working towards medical staff bylaws compliance with Joint Commission standards, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Conditions of Participation, National Practitioner... Read More

Modifying AIA Contract Documents: Advanced Strategies for Owners, Developers, and Contract...
November 3, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will provide construction counsel with advanced strategies for amending and modifying standard AIA contract documents. The panel will outline how counsel for owners, developers, and contractors can best modify these standard construction agreements--including drafting global riders t... Read More

Right-Sizing M&A Documentation for Smaller Deals: Distinguishing Relevant From Unnecessary...
Comparing ABA Long and Short Form Acquisition Agreements
November 3, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will look at how to take a standard "long-form" stock purchase agreement or asset purchase agreement and curate it to more appropriately fit smaller ($10 million or less) deals. The panel will also include practical tips and tricks for efficiently documenting and closing smaller deal... Read More

Return to the Workplace Employment Policies: Masking, Distancing, and Vaccine Requirements
EEOC and OSHA Guidance, State and Local Regulations
November 3, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will focus on the employment issues related to the current reopening of the economy, the increased transmission of the COVID-19 virus via the Delta variant, and return to workplace policies. The panelist will address the legal issues of implementing a vaccine requirement, employee co... Read More

Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation Reps, Warranties, and Indemnification Clauses...
Key Considerations: SECURE Act, CARES Act, Impact of the Pandemic on Benefits and Compensa...
November 3, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will highlight legal developments for employee benefits counsel to consider when drafting and negotiating representations, covenants, and indemnification provisions addressing employee benefit plans and executive compensation programs in the context of mergers and acquisitions. The p... Read More

Renewable Energy Projects: Negotiating Power Purchase Agreements
Structuring Terms to Meet State and Federal Renewable Power Standards and Address Related...
November 2, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will guide counsel to companies involved in renewable energy projects to identify and understand the critical terms and effectively negotiate and structure power purchase agreements (PPAs). The panel will discuss key provisions of PPAs for buyers and sellers, highlight the difference... Read More

Pollution Exclusion in CGL Policies: Clarifying the Exclusion to Avoid Litigation and Cove...
November 2, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will guide insurance counsel through the many different forms of "pollution exclusion" clauses in commercial general liability (CGL) policies, explore why they exclude many types of losses not caused by hazardous materials, review differing court interpretations of the exclusion, and... 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 CLE On-Demand, Download
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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

Warehouse Lines of Credit: Drafting Financing Agreements, Custodial Agreements, Reps and W...
Perfecting a Security Interest in Mortgage Loans, Analyzing Repurchase Obligations, Bankru...
November 2, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE program will examine how a warehouse line of credit is documented between a mortgage loan originator and its warehouse lender, the representations and warranties made by the loan originator, and the remedies for breaches. The panel will also discuss the perfection of the lender's security i... Read More

Tax Considerations in Trust Terminations, Modifications, and Decanting: Federal and State...
November 2, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE webinar will provide estate planning counsel with an in-depth analysis of the tax implications for trust terminations, modifications, and decanting. The panel will describe the various trust modification methods, address federal and state law issues, and offer planning strategies under curr... Read More

Employee-Created Intellectual Property: Securing Ownership Rights in a Remote Working Envi...
Structuring Assignment Agreements and Third-Party Contractor Agreements, Navigating Carve-...
November 2, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will provide IP counsel with guidance on securing ownership to IP created by employees or independent contractors. The panel will discuss strategies for structuring employee assignment agreements and third-party contractor agreements. The panel will also address key provisions, carve... Read More

Patent Protection and Bypass Continuation Applications: Evaluating Benefits and Risks, Nav...
November 2, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE webinar will guide patent counsel on the use of bypass continuation applications. The panel will discuss the advantages of using the application along with the potential risks. The panel will also offer best practices for using the bypass application and navigating the process. Read More

Taxation of Foreign Pensions: Application of IRC 402(b) and Avoiding Penalties for Noncomp...
Tax Rules Governing Foreign Pension Accounts, Foreign vs. U.S. Qualified Plans, Use of Tax...
October 28, 2021 CLE, CPE, EA CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE/CPE course will provide tax counsel and ERISA attorneys a detailed analysis of the tax rules governing foreign pension accounts, with a specific focus on avoiding penalties for noncompliance. The webinar will go beyond the basics to offer useful practice pointers on the application of IRC 4... Read More

Enforceability of Intercreditor Agreements in Bankruptcy: Maximizing Recovery for First an...
October 28, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will guide commercial finance counsel in drafting intercreditor agreements and those seeking to enforce or resist intercreditor agreements during bankruptcy proceedings. The panel will discuss ways that first lien and second lien lenders can best protect their economic interests in t... Read More

Defending Work-Product Status and Attorney-Client Privilege of Forensic Reports
Equipping Commercial Litigators to Protect Incident Investigations and Related Communicati...
October 28, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will explore how to avoid producing through discovery an incident-response report prepared for litigation and how commercial litigators can consult with experts in preparation for litigation while safeguarding the work product and attorney-client privilege. The panel will discuss the... Read More

Litigating Trade Secret Misappropriation Claims: Pursuing Claims Against Former Employees...
Drafting Continuing Obligations and Cease and Desist Letters; Pursuing Ex Parte Seizure Or...
October 28, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will discuss pursuing trade secret misappropriation cases against former employees and/or their new employers. The panel will discuss court interpretations of federal trade secret laws and best practices for counsel when issuing continuing obligations letters and cease and desist let... Read More

Care Coordination, Clinical Integration, Group Practices and Research, Oh, My: Designing H...
Care Coordination, Clinical Integration, and Research
October 28, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will guide healthcare counsel and advisers on the emerging trends in financial incentives for physicians and other providers and the pitfalls in properly documenting, structuring, and implementing them. The panel will review the relevant changes to the Stark and Anti-Kickback Statute... Read More

Recent CERCLA Decisions: Complexities of Contribution Claims, Arranger Liability, Divisibi...
October 28, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will discuss the latest key appellate and Supreme Court CERCLA decisions, provide insights into lessons from the courts for environmental counsel and their clients going forward, and offer best practices for handling CERCLA issues. Read More

Lawyer-Created Class Actions: Defeating, Dismissing, and Defending Standing, Causation, Ty...
October 28, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE webinar will guide class action defense lawyers in exposing the lawyer-driven features of the case and how the defense can leverage those at each stage of the litigation. The program will also explore how recent cases regarding standing in federal court may support defeating class actions b... Read More

Curing Title Defects Under the 2021 Revised ALTA Owners and Loan Policies: Identifying and...
Liens, Judgments, Rights of Third Parties, and Breaks in Chain of Title
October 28, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will provide real estate counsel with a review of the 2021 revisions to the ALTA Owner's and Loan Policies, particularly the revised endorsements and addenda. The panel will review how these revisions affect the ability to cure title defects arising from judgments and liens, defects... Read More

Reducing Patient Leakage by Directing Physician Referrals, AKS Safe Harbors, and Stark Law...
October 27, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will guide healthcare counsel on combatting patient leakage. The panel will discuss whether and how healthcare systems are currently using directed referral requirements. The panel will also address how to implement referral requirements in compliance with the Stark Law. The panel wi... Read More

Markush Claims in Patent Prosecution and Litigation: Leveraging Federal Court Guidance
October 27, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will guide patent counsel on Markush claims in the prosecution and litigation of patents. The panel will review the original case, Ex Parte Markush, and other critical cases, including recent PTAB appeal and IPR decisions. The panel will discuss the ongoing debate about what Markush... Read More

Colossus, Xactimate, AI, and Other Insurance Adjustment Software: Maximizing Auto Accident...
October 27, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will examine Colossus and similar claims adjustment software used by insurers to evaluate auto accident claims. The panel, which includes James Mathis, who implemented the program on which TEACH and Colossus is based and then taught Colossus to insurers, will discuss recent updates u... Read More

Equity Rollovers in M&A Transactions
Negotiating and Structuring Rollovers; Tax Considerations for Buyers and Sellers
October 27, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will guide deal counsel in structuring equity rollovers in M&A transactions, focusing on current market trends, governance provisions, stock rights, and tax considerations for both buyers and sellers. Read More

Employment Litigation and Claim Settlements: Maximizing Tax Benefits and Avoiding Penaltie...
Tax Considerations for Employers When Drafting Settlement Agreements
October 27, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will provide employment counsel and tax advisers guidance for structuring complex settlements and complying with complex tax reporting and withholding requirements applicable to employment claims. The panel will discuss best practices for employers to structure settlements, maximize... Read More

Interest Deduction Limitations Under Section 163(j): IRS Final Regs, State Tax Issues, Par...
Rules for Computing ATI, Determining Deduction Cap, Special Carryover and Transition Rules...
October 26, 2021 CLE, CPE, EA CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE/CPE course will address recent final IRS regulations on interest deduction limitations under Section 163(j). The panel will discuss the impact of the regulations on partnerships and CFCs, rules for computing ATI and determining the deduction cap, special carryover and transition rules, and... Read More

New EPA Compliance Audit Guidance: New Owner, Voluntary Disclosure, Admission of Liabilit...
October 26, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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The CLE course will address the new guidance clarifying EPA's Audit Policy issued in January 2021 for environmental counsel. The panel will provide an overview of the EPA's incentives to companies that voluntarily discover their own violations and disclose those violations to the federal government.... Read More

Adoption of Pharmaceutical Trademarks for Approval: Navigating Differing Standards at the...
October 26, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will guide IP counsel on the complexities of the pharmaceutical trademark adoption process to support a successful launch of a company's new pharmaceutical product. In particular, the panel will discuss the challenges inherent in pharmaceutical brand development and approval, an over... Read More

Corporate Venture Capital: Structuring Concerns for Investors and Startups
Objectives of CVC vs. Pure Venture Capital, Term Sheets, Key Provisions of Investment and...
October 26, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will provide commercial finance and private equity counsel with a review of corporate venture capital (CVC) investments in startups. The panel will discuss the differing objectives of corporate vs. pure venture capital investors and how those objectives are reflected in deal points l... Read More

Mastering the Art of Persuasive Appellate Briefs
October 26, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will provide counsel with techniques for writing compelling appellate briefs, identify common mistakes that routinely lead to poor results, and provide a glimpse into how appellate judges read briefs. Appellate courts usually require briefs to be structured in a specific way, and our... Read More

Contract Drafting Essentials: Structuring, Analyzing, and Interpreting Business Agreements
October 26, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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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

Construction Lending and Title Insurance: Best Practices in Disbursement and Documentation
Drafting Effective Future Advance, Budgeting, and Draw Provisions; Lien Waivers, Title Upd...
October 26, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will examine the mechanics of construction loan funding and the interplay of construction advances with title insurance through the life of a construction loan. The panel will discuss drafting, budgeting, and construction-draw provisions and best practices for preserving the lender's... Read More

Drafting IRA Beneficiary "See-Through" Trust Provisions
Meeting Complex IRS Rules to Qualify a Trust as a Conduit Trust or an Accumulation Trust
October 26, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will provide estate planning counsel with detailed guidance on drafting "see-through" trusts that qualify as IRA beneficiaries under IRS regulations. The panel will explain provisions governing both "conduit trusts" and "accumulation trusts" and offer sample language for both trusts... Read More

Structuring and Documenting Subscription Facilities
October 21, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will discuss the structuring of subscription credit facilities, with a focus on partnership agreement provisions that provide financing flexibility, defining borrowing base and exclusion events, loan covenants particular to subscription facilities, and lender remedies. The panel will... Read More

Advising HOA Boards After Surfside: Inspection, Review, Maintenance and Repairs
Balancing Costs, Reserve Funds, and Owner Expectations
October 21, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE webinar will guide real estate counsel on best practices when advising homeowner associations (HOAs) related to inspections, reviews, and necessary repairs and maintenance in light of the recent Surfside tragedy. The panel will address how HOAs have to address the risks versus costs of some... Read More

U.S.-India Tax Planning: Reporting Issues, Traps to Avoid, Tax Treaties, FTC, FATCA/FBAR R...
October 21, 2021 CLE, CPE, EA CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE/CPE course will provide tax counsel and advisers with a thorough and practical guide into the tax reporting requirements and planning opportunities for U.S. taxpayers with earnings or assets in India, as well as India citizens with U.S. tax reporting obligations. The panel will discuss U.S.... Read More

Litigating Breach of Fiduciary Duty Claims Regarding Closely Held Entities
October 21, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will provide litigators with a general review of business-related fiduciary duty claims, how the context of a closely held business may change how those claims are pursued and defended, and steps that will increase the chance of winning at or before trial. 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 CLE On-Demand, Download
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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

Medical and Recreational Cannabis Use in Senior Care Facilities
Navigating State vs. Federal Law Conflicts, Interplay With Government Programs, Administra...
October 20, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will guide healthcare counsel on the use of medical and recreational cannabis in senior care facilities by both residents and staff. The panel will address the conflicting state and federal laws and how providers, owners, and operators can navigate those conflicts. The panel will als... Read More

Cramdown of Subordination Rights After In re Tribune: The Interplay Between 11 U.S.C. 510(...
October 20, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will guide bankruptcy counsel in understanding the interplay between Bankruptcy Code Sections 510(a) and 1129(b)(1) and how a plan of reorganization can be confirmed even if it allocates to subordinated creditors some portion of the amount owed to a senior creditor under a pre-petiti... Read More

Managing Patent Infringement Risk in Product Development
October 20, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE webinar will guide patent counsel on identifying and addressing patent infringement risks in the product development process. The panel will examine how the courts have applied Halo and offer strategies for minimizing patent infringement risk. Read More

Hybrid FLSA Collective Actions and State Wage and Hour Class Actions
Complexities of Opt-In Collective Actions and Rule 23 Opt-Out Class Actions
October 20, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will examine the unique strategic issues hybrid wage/hour cases present for employment litigators and offer practical tips for navigating Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) collective actions and state wage and hour class claims simultaneously. Read More

FRE 404(b) in Personal Injury Cases: Tipping the Scales With Evidence of Prior Bad Acts an...
October 20, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will guide personal injury lawyers through Federal Rule of Evidence 404(b) (and its state counterparts), which has been described as the most controversial of the Federal Rules of Evidence and generates more published opinions than any other provision in the Federal Rules. The progra... Read More

Conducting Effective Internal Investigations Involving U.S. Export and Sanctions Violation...
Evaluating Key Issues Including: Whether to Investigate, How to Determine the Appropriate...
October 20, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will guide counsel on the key issues to manage when conducting effective internal investigations related to export and sanctions violations under U.S. laws and regulations. The panel will examine the primary factors to consider when determining whether, when, and how to conduct an in... Read More

Navigating the USPTO Examiner Count System and Other USPTO Programs
October 19, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will guide counsel on leveraging the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) Examiner Count System to prosecute patents more effectively. The panel will provide insight into the count system and offer strategies for interacting with patent examiners. Read More

Additional Insured Endorsements: How They Modify Coverage, Shift Risk, and Affect Indemnif...
Scope of Coverage, Risk Allocations, and Insurer's Duties With Additional Insured Endorsem...
October 19, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will analyze how courts assess when the insurer's duty to defend is triggered concerning a claim by an additional insured. The panel will outline the various circumstances where extrinsic evidence is considered. 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 CLE On-Demand, Download
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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

Trademark Licensing: Key Provisions, Practical Considerations to Maximize and Protect the...
Structuring and Managing an Agreement, Reporting, Auditing, Termination
October 19, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE will guide IP counsel on licensing trademarks. The panel will discuss the practical considerations and key provisions of the licensing agreement. The panel will address the extent of rights, commercial and financial considerations, compensation, reporting and auditing, and termination, amon... Read More

Healthcare Acquired Infections in Nursing Homes and Hospitals: Standards of Practice, Clai...
October 19, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will guide medical malpractice and personal injury attorneys in litigating lawsuits arising from healthcare-associated infections (HAI) (a/k/a nosocomial) acquired in hospitals, nursing homes, or long-term care facilities. The program will discuss accepted standards of practice and h... Read More

Shareholder Engagement Strategies for Public Companies: Avoiding Proxy Contests
Preparation, Communication, Timing, Legal Requirements
October 19, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will focus on strategies for direct engagement between a public company and its key institutional shareholders. The panel will discuss preparation, communication, timing, and legal requirements that directors and officers must consider when engaging with shareholders. Read More

Inclusion of Capital Gains in Distributable Net Income for Trusts and Estates: Allocations...
Fiduciary Accounting Rules, Treas. Reg. Section 643(a)-3(b) Provisions, State Unitrust Rul...
October 14, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will provide trust, estates, and tax counsel an in-depth analysis of the rules and practices covering the inclusion of capital gains in distributable net income (DNI) for trusts and estates. The panel will review the requirements within trust documents to allow treating capital gains... Read More

Medical Office Leases: Navigating New Stark Law, Anti-Kickback Statute, Operational Restri...
Drafting to Address Reciprocal Easements, Ground Leases, HIPAA, ADA, and Environmental Iss...
October 14, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will prepare real estate counsel to draft medical office leases that address regulatory and operational restrictions associated with medical office space. The panel will discuss how to develop agreements that qualify for an exemption under the federal Stark Law and a safe harbor unde... Read More

Structuring Medicaid Asset Protection Trusts: Medicaid Eligibility, Look-Back Rules, Basis...
October 14, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will provide elder law counsel in-depth guidance on structuring Medicaid asset protection trusts (MAPTs) to benefit their clients' Medicaid eligibility and tax planning needs. Our panel will discuss common pitfalls of utilizing trusts in elder law, look-back requirements, income tax... Read More

Restrictions on Noncompetes: New FTC Regs on Wage and Hour Workers
Enforceability of Recent Executive Order to Promote Competition
October 14, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will advise employment counsel on the executive order that President Biden signed regarding noncompete agreements. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has recently released regulations to curtail the use of noncompete clauses and other clauses or agreements that may limit worker mobil... Read More

Class Action Attorneys Fees In Rules 23(e) and 23(h): Calculation, Allocation, and Valuati...
October 14, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will discuss the requirements of Federal Rule 23(e)(C)(iii) and 23(h) and how the proponents of a class action settlement can show that the proposed attorneys' fees are fair and reasonable under the circumstances. The program will also explore how this balancing requirement may offer... Read More

Patent Asset Transfers: Tax Implications of Patent Sale, License, Cost Share Arrangement,...
October 14, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will guide counsel involved in patent asset transfers, providing a high level overview of tax ownership issues and the tax implications of different types of transfers, including select issues under U.S. tax law such as GILTI and FDII. The panel will address how to ensure the patent... Read More

Secured Lending to Foreign Borrowers: UCC Perfection, Enforcement Risks, and Conflict-of-L...
October 14, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will analyze the Uniform Commercial Code (UCC) provisions applicable to cross-border financing transactions and discuss some of the enforcement and conflict-of-laws challenges lenders and finance counsel should understand when structuring a secured transaction involving a foreign obl... Read More

Fraudulent Transfers and the Subsequent Transferee Defense Under the Bankruptcy Code and U...
October 13, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will discuss the defense to a fraudulent transfer claim for subsequent transferees from the debtor, the requirements to meet the defense, the issue of value received in consideration for the transferred payment, and what can be recovered. Read More

Construction Contracts and Liquidated Damage Provisions: Qualifying Factors, Unenforceable...
October 13, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will advise construction counsel on the best practices in negotiating a liquidated damage provision in a construction contract. The panel will discuss how to quantify proper damages, when the compensation is proper damages versus an unenforceable penalty, and how to avoid claims of m... Read More

New IRS Correction Rules for Retirement Plans: Plan Administration, Remediation of Noncomp...
IRS Self-Correction Program, IRS and DOL Areas of Focus, Excessive Payments, Delinquent 40...
October 13, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will provide employee benefits counsel, plan sponsors, and administrators guidance on identifying critical retirement plan issues and correction methods. The panel will discuss new IRS self-correction rules and procedures and the primary focus areas of IRS and DOL examinations and au... Read More

Buyer Protection Provisions in M&A Purchase Agreements Beyond Indemnification, Reps and Wa...
Purchase Price Adjustments, Contingent Payments, Accounts Receivable Repurchase, Inventory...
October 13, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will guide deal counsel in negotiating and drafting provisions in private M&A purchase agreements that provide protections to buyers after the transaction is consummated beyond indemnification for breaches of representations and warranties. The panel will outline approaches for purch... Read More

Divorce and Division of Stock Options and Restricted Stock Units
Identifying, Classifying, and Valuing Options and RSUs for Equitable Distribution and/or I...
October 12, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will prepare family law practitioners and financial experts to better represent litigants in identifying, classifying, and valuing stock options and restricted stock units (RSUs) for purposes of both equitable distribution and income availability upon divorce or in the context of pos... Read More

Structuring Termination Clauses in Commercial Contracts: Force Majeure, Impossibility, Fru...
October 12, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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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

Banking and Cryptocurrency: Custody, Payments, AML, Reporting, Special Purpose Bank Charte...
October 12, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will examine the legal issues and risks associated with bank adoption of cryptocurrency. The panel will discuss the mechanics of providing custody of digital assets, facilitating payments and reporting of transactions done on blockchain networks, AML and cybersecurity concerns, and t... Read More

Battery Energy Storage Systems: Procurement, Tax Equity, Financing Options, Owner and Offt...
October 12, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will provide energy counsel guidance on the procurement, financing, and regulatory challenges in deal structures for battery energy storage systems (BESS). The panel will discuss recent developments in BESS procurement, effective deal structures for financing, tax equity, owner and o... Read More

Spousal Depositions in Personal Injury Cases: Privileges, Dual Representation, Consortium...
October 12, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will review how to take or defend one of the most important depositions in a personal injury lawsuit: the plaintiff's spouse. The panel will discuss the unique issues concerning privilege, dual representation of plaintiff and spouse, effective cross-examination of a sympathetic witne... Read More

Impact of Blended Families on Estate Planning: Effective Trust Structures, Beneficiary Cha...
October 12, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will provide estate planners with a deep and practical guide to blended families' trust and estate planning challenges. The panel will offer specific guidance on structuring spousal trusts, ensuring premarital and joint property is titled to avoid probate or beneficiary challenges, a... Read More

Alternative Private Equity Structures: Continuation Funds, GP-Led Secondaries, and Permane...
Structuring and Negotiating Alternative Private Equity Structures for Investment Managers...
October 12, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will analyze the current state of the investment market that has given rise to alternative private equity structures focused on liquidity, such as continuation funds, GP-led secondaries, and permanent capital vehicles. The panel will review the mechanics and the pros and cons of thes... Read More

Pleading Requirements for Patent Infringement Amid Inconsistent Court Treatment
Applying Federal Circuit Factors, Understanding the Right Amount to Plead
October 12, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will guide patent counsel on the pleading requirements in patent infringement cases. The panel will discuss what is the right amount when pleading patent infringement cases. The panel will discuss how the courts have addressed the issue and offer best practices for meeting the pleadi... Read More

IP Agreements: Structuring Indemnification and Limitation of Liability Provisions to Alloc...
October 12, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will prepare counsel to IP owners, licensees, and licensors to protect their interests by allocating infringement risks during negotiations using indemnification and limitation of liability provisions in the agreement. The panel will offer best practices for negotiating and structuri... Read More

Labeling and Induced Infringement in Pharma Patent Litigation and Protecting IP Rights
October 7, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will guide patent counsel on the implications of recent litigation strategies and discuss strategic considerations of label language. Read More

Modifying Irrevocable Trusts Using Nonjudicial Settlement Agreements
Structuring NJSA Wrappers, Relocating Trust Situs, Resolving Disputes, Remedying Trust Con...
October 7, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will provide estate planners with a comprehensive and practical guide to structuring nonjudicial settlement agreements (NJSAs) as a tool for modifying irrevocable trusts in states that have adopted the Uniform Trust Code or have NJSA statutes. The panel will discuss what modification... 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 CLE On-Demand, Download
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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

Litigating Lost Productivity Claims in Construction: Developing Methodologies, ASCE Standa...
October 7, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will guide construction counsel on best practices when pursuing and defending a lost productivity claim on a project. The panel will detail the methodologies for prosecuting a productivity claim and provide guidance on best practices for project management and field personnel to keep... Read More

Section 199A: Deductions, Limitations, Complexities and Opportunities for Pass-Through Ent...
Determining Qualified Business Income, Loss Carryover, Reformation Considerations, and Mor...
October 7, 2021 CLE, CPE, EA CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE/CPE course will provide tax counsel, accountants, and other advisers with an in-depth understanding of Section 199A and the mechanics of calculating and claiming the qualified business income deduction. The panel will discuss the strict rules, requirements, and limitations of IRC Section 19... 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 CLE On-Demand, Download
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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

PPP Forgiveness: Responding to an SBA Audit, Best Practices for Mitigating Enforcement Ris...
October 6, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will discuss the PPP audit process after loan forgiveness has been determined and how to prepare for and respond to an SBA audit. The discussion will include a regulatory update, a review of the PPP loan forgiveness application, and best practices for documenting PPP eligibility and... Read More

Drafting Position Statements to Mitigate Full-Scale EEOC Investigations and Lawsuits
Strategic Techniques to Address Claims of Failure to Hire, Equal Pay, Class vs. Individual...
October 6, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will provide employment counsel with practical techniques to draft EEOC position statements. The experienced panel will outline strategies for responding to various EEOC charges while minimizing full-scale investigations and lawsuits. Read More

ERISA Successor and Affiliate Liability in Asset Sales and Distressed Benefit Plans
Mitigating Controlled Group and Successor Liability for Affiliated Companies, M&As, and Co...
October 6, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will provide ERISA counsel with a review of controlled group and successor liability theories by which an entity can be held jointly and severally liable for unpaid or underfunded pension liabilities of another entity. Read More

Co-Management Arrangements in Healthcare: Compliance in Hospital-Physician Arrangements
October 6, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will provide guidance to counsel for healthcare facilities and physicians on the legal implications of co-management arrangements. The panel will review applicable laws, regulations, and fair market value considerations to structure the arrangements to meet compliance requirements. Read More

Reps and Warranties Insurance Claims Recovery: Demonstrating Coverage, Overcoming Common a...
October 5, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will discuss key issues that are likely to arise in claims made under representations and warranties (R&W) insurance policies and provide practical suggestions for both insurers and policyholders to resolve them efficiently and according to policy terms. Read More

Embedding Photos and Videos From Social Media and Copyright Infringement
Recent Court Treatment, Responding to Unlicensed Use, and Ensuring Policies are in Place t...
October 5, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will guide IP counsel on embedded photos from social media and the associated copyright issues. The panel will review recent court treatment of these issues. The panel will discuss what companies can and should do if they have unlicensed third-party content currently embedded on thei... Read More

Trust Dispositions of IRAs and Qualified Plans: Conduit vs. Accumulation Trusts, SECURE Ac...
October 5, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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The CLE course will provide estate planning professionals with a thorough and practical guide to clients' planning and structuring considerations with qualified retirement plans. The panelist will address the specific planning issues involving pre-mortem allocation and post-mortem disposition provis... Read More

Private Equity Waterfall and Carried Interest Provisions: Economic and Tax Implications fo...
Distributions, Clawbacks, and Allocations; Carried Interest Sharing; Drafting to Address T...
October 5, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will analyze various methods of structuring waterfall provisions in private equity funds and carried interest distributions to fund managers and their personnel and related clawback and allocation provisions. The program will also examine the tax implications of such provisions. Read More

FRCP 45 Third-Party Subpoenas: Using or Objecting to Subpoenas to Obtain Testimony and Evi...
October 5, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will provide trial lawyers with critical guidance on using third-party subpoenas to obtain testimony and evidence under FRCP 45. The panel will also discuss best practices for objecting to, limiting the scope of, and quashing subpoenas. Read More

Structuring Redemptions of Partnership and LLC Interests: Issues Unique to Liquidating Dis...
IRC 754 Elections, Section 736(b) Payments, Character and Timing of Gain, Installment Sale...
October 5, 2021 CLE, CPE, EA CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE/CPE course will provide tax counsel and advisers with specific and practical guidance to navigating the tax rules that apply to the redemption of LLC or partnership interests. The panel will discuss common pitfalls and uncertainties under current tax law and outline best practices to struct... Read More

Medical and Recreational Cannabis and the Workplace: Drug Testing, Determining Impairment,...
Safety-Sensitive Positions, Workers Compensation, and Proposed Federal Legislation
October 5, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will advise employment counsel on the issues around medical and recreational cannabis use and legalization. The panel will address drug testing issues and potential discrimination claims related to safety-sensitive positions or medical marijuana cardholders. The panel will discuss th... Read More

Structuring Landlord Lien Waivers and Collateral Access Agreements
Navigating Competing Interests of Tenant's Lender and Landlord
October 4, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will discuss the perspectives of both the tenant's lender and the landlord concerning the tenant's collateralized property on the landlord's premises. The program will look at the parties' competing interests and provide practical suggestions for structuring and negotiating landlord... Read More

Drafting Commercial Lease Use Provisions: Permitted, Exclusive, or Restrictive Use
Avoiding Anti-Competition Concerns and Establishing Reasonable Scope Limitations, Regulati...
September 30, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will address both landlord counsel's and tenant counsel's needs to negotiate a clearly defined exclusive, permitted, or restricted use or similar lease restriction to protect the client's interest. The panel will address the landlord's objective to design a successful shopping center... Read More

Developing Renewable Energy on Contaminated Land: Regulatory Challenges and Protecting Aga...
Reusing Lands and Facilities for Renewable Energy Projects; Siting, Permitting, Cleanup, E...
September 30, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will guide renewable energy counsel on overcoming challenges in developing renewable energy projects on contaminated lands. The panel will discuss key issues in the reuse of lands and facilities, federal and state regulatory challenges, assessing and protecting against liability expo... Read More

Structuring Covenants in Leveraged Financing and High-Yield Bonds
Additional Debt Covenants, Equity Cures, Builder Baskets, Restricted Subsidiaries, Events...
September 30, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will examine current market terms and conditions for leveraged loans and high-yield bonds and characteristics common to each type of financing. The panel will discuss various covenants, including additional debt provisions, equity cures, builder baskets, and other key terms and condi... Read More

Drafting Source Code Escrow Agreements: Allocating Risks and Costs Between Parties, Record...
September 30, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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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

Advice of Counsel Defense in Patent Litigation and Protecting Attorney-Client Privilege
Limiting Scope of Discovery, Safeguarding Confidential Communications and Information
September 30, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will provide patent counsel with an examination of the role of the advice of counsel defense in patent infringement cases and the temporal and subject matter scope of the potential waiver of the attorney-client privilege and work product protection when an accused infringer relies up... Read More

Estate Planning for Farm and Ranch Owners: Key Issues for Planners and Administrators
Ownership Structures, Effective Transfer Methods, Income and Estate Tax Considerations, Es...
September 30, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will guide estate planners and administrators on the critical legal challenges of estate planning for farmers. The panel will discuss federal and state regulations impacting the planning and administration of farm assets, ownership structures and associated risks, and key estate admi... Read More

Navigating the IRS Penalty Abatement Procedures for Foreign Information Reporting Noncompl...
Requesting Penalty Abatements for Failure to File Forms 5471, 5472, FATCA, and FBAR
September 30, 2021 CLE, CPE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE/CPE course will provide tax attorneys and accountants with a detailed discussion of best practices for requesting relief of IRS penalties as a result of failing to time file required international information forms such as Forms 5471, 5472, 3520, 3520-8858, 8865, 926, and the FBAR. The pane... Read More

Summary Judgment Motions in Wage and Hour Class and Collective Actions: Pre- and Post-Cert...
Disposing of or Limiting Claims, Improving Settlement Posture, Eliminating Class Members
September 29, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will guide employment defense litigators on strategically pursuing summary judgment motions in wage and hour class and collective actions. The panel will discuss considerations and best practices for drafting and leveraging summary judgment motions both pre- and post-certification to... Read More

Enforcing Judgments With Charging Orders: Redirecting Partnership and LLC Profits to Judgm...
September 29, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will offer commercial litigators the tools needed to exercise the exclusive remedy available for obtaining and monetizing liens against the judgment debtor's partner or member interests in partnerships and limited liability companies--charging orders. The program will discuss how the... Read More

Personal Injury and Probate: Death of a Party or Witness, Settlement With Minors, Hearsay...
September 29, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will review what personal injury lawyers need to know about the probate process in several different situations including the effect failure to have an estate representative appointed may have on your case. The panel will discuss what needs to be done if the plaintiff or defendant di... Read More

Mitigating Mass Arbitration: Revising Arbitration Clauses and Rethinking Defense Strategie...
September 29, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will discuss how counsel can mitigate the cost of mass arbitration through contractual and litigation solutions. The program will explore the rise of mass arbitration, recently developed mass arbitration protocols, and the logistics of running a mass arbitration, as well as discuss t... Read More

Construction Risk Mitigation Prior to and During Catastrophic Events
Bid and Tender Stage Considerations, Alternative Construction Methodologies, Modifying Wor...
September 29, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will advise construction counsel on best practices for preparing for catastrophic events, from wildfires to extreme heat to hurricanes and tornadoes. The panel will discuss how the more active, severe weather and climate activity of the last few years has led to construction projects... Read More

Tax Issues in International M&A: Strategies for Buyers and Sellers
Section 338(g) Election; Navigating CFCs, Subpart F, GILTI, and the BEAT; Use of Blocker C...
September 29, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will examine the tax issues U.S. buyers and sellers must consider in negotiating and structuring cross-border M&A transactions. The panel discussion will include controlled foreign corporations (CFCs), Subpart F, the Section 338(g) election, global intangible low-taxed income (GILTI)... Read More

UCC Foreclosures: Overcoming Obstacles to the Sale and Evaluating Receivership and Bankrup...
September 29, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will provide attorneys dealing with defaulted loans secured by personal property with a review of when an Article 9 foreclosure will maximize value for the secured creditor. The panel will discuss the Article 9 foreclosure process and outline best practices to address obstacles in Ar... Read More

Waters of the United States: Current Regulations, Pending Litigation, and the Path Ahead
September 28, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will explore the scope of federal jurisdiction under the NWPR, the current status of litigation concerning the rule, and potential regulatory reactions under the Biden Administration. The panel will discuss how counsel should proactively engage with their clients to ensure they remai... Read More

Avoiding the Accidental Franchise: Best Practices for Structuring Licenses or Distribution...
September 28, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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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

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

General Solicitation and Advertising of Securities Offerings Online and in Social Media: S...
September 28, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will discuss how the meaning of general solicitation in the context of private securities offerings has evolved since the enactment of the JOBS Act and the advent of solicitation online and through social media channels. The program will focus on SEC guidance on general solicitation... Read More

Trademark Application Pre-Filing Strategies: Overcoming the Obstacles
Anticipating Blocking Citations, Determining Applicant/Owner, Adhering to Settlement Agree...
September 28, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will guide IP counsel on effective strategies before a trademark application is filed. The panel will discuss pre-filing considerations and offer best practices for overcoming pre-filing obstacles for trademark applications. Read More

Protecting Software as a Medical Device: Patents, Design Patents, and Trade Secrets
September 28, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will guide counsel for companies in the medical device industry on protecting software as a medical device (SaMD). The panel will discuss the FDA rules regulating SaMD and how to leverage IP law to protect SaMD. Read More

Antitrust Remedies: Divestiture Actions Pre- and Post-Merger, Implications of Steves & Son...
September 23, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will analyze the recent Fourth Circuit Court decision in Steves & Sons Inc. v. JELD-WEN Inc. and its endorsement of divesture as a remedy in private antitrust actions. In addition, the panel will discuss the previous use of divestiture as a remedy in government-initiated actions and... Read More

SBA Lending: Documenting, Closing, and Servicing 7(a) and CDC/504 Financing
Navigating SBA Approval and Authorization Process and Best Closing Practices for Preservin...
September 23, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will provide banking and finance counsel with the knowledge to properly document and close SBA loans. The program will cover the terms and conditions of a Section 7(a) loan and the CDC/504 acquisition/equipment financing mortgage loans. The program will discuss recent changes and dev... Read More

Adapting or Repurposing Oil and Gas Assets for the Energy Transition: Carbon Capture, Stra...
September 23, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will guide energy counsel on the processes and legal challenges for adapting or repurposing oil and gas assets for the energy transition. The panel will discuss recent regulations under the Biden administration, legal implications for adapting assets to become greener, repurposing as... Read More

Patent Exclusivity Health Checks for Biologics: Are Your U.S. Patents Ready to Maximize RO...
September 23, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will guide patent counsel on the essentials of patent exclusivity that are in critical need of independent checking. The panel will discuss crucial health checks on U.S. patent exclusivity for biologics in Phase II efficacy trials and proceedings through large scale randomized Phase... Read More

Litigating Merger Clauses Amid Courts' Increasing Skepticism: Leveraging New Theories of C...
September 23, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will sharpen commercial litigators' knowledge, authority, and persuasiveness when pressing clients' position on the meaning and applicability of "merger" clauses in contracts. The program will discuss courts' increasing reluctance to enforce merger clauses, review the different ways... Read More

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

CC&Rs and Easements for Mixed-Use Projects: Best Practices for Developers
Drafting, Analyzing, Interpreting, and Amending CC&R Declarations and Easements
September 23, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will provide real estate practitioners guidance for drafting valid covenants, conditions, and restrictions (CC&Rs) for mixed-use projects, avoiding common pitfalls in drafting CC&Rs, and amending existing CC&Rs. Read More

Beneficiary Deemed Owner Trusts Under IRC 678(a)(1): Using BDOTs for Income Tax Savings an...
Shifting Income Tax To Beneficiaries and Away From Fiduciaries, Preserving Deductions, and...
September 23, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This course will provide a comprehensive and practical guide to structuring a beneficiary deemed owner trust (BDOT). The panel will discuss the provisions of Section 678 in depth, detail the income tax benefits of granting beneficiaries withdrawal rights over trust income but not principal, and dist... Read More

Leveraging Big Data in Healthcare: Navigating HIPAA, Stark and AKS Compliance, and Securit...
September 23, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will guide healthcare counsel in leveraging big data to improve the quality of patient care and reduce costs. The panel will offer best practices to minimize risks and overcome legal and regulatory hurdles when collecting and using patient data. Read More

MAC Clauses and Indemnification Provisions in M&A Deals: Recent Trends in Negotiating and...
Implications of Recent Deal Litigation on the Negotiation of MAC Clauses
September 22, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will guide deal counsel in negotiating and drafting material adverse change (MAC) or material adverse effect (MAE) clauses and the key indemnification provisions in M&A deals. The panel discussion will include industry trends in deal negotiation and the continuing impact of the Akorn... Read More

Mental Health FMLA and ADA Issues: Preventing and Defending Claims
Covered Mental Health Concerns, Reasonable Accommodations, and Modern Trial Approaches
September 22, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will equip employment counsel with the tools to address current and emerging issues related to the increased focus on mental health in the post-pandemic workplace. Employees with mental health concerns can pursue remedies under the ADA and the FMLA. Therefore, counsel must understand... Read More

Resolving ERISA Liens and Reimbursement Claims in Personal Injury Cases
Narrowing Claims and Challenging Unreasonable Charges
September 22, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will give personal injury attorneys practical tips for negotiating and resolving ERISA liens and claims for reimbursement against personal injury settlements to maximize recovery for their clients. Read More

Structured Preferred Equity: Documentation, Protective Covenants, Tax Treatment, Use in De...
September 22, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will examine the structuring and documentation of preferred equity investments in private companies. The panel will discuss protective covenants and the distinctions between preferred equity and debt, terms issuers and investors should consider to ensure equity treatment, and preferr... Read More

India's Anti-Corruption Amendment and Other Anti-Corruption Developments in India
New Disclosure Obligations, Ensuring Compliance, Mitigating Legal Risks
September 22, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will prepare counsel for companies doing business in India to meet the country's anti-corruption amendment demands and other relevant laws. The panel will outline effective compliance programs to minimize anti-corruption risks. 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
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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

PFAS and Beyond: Emerging Contaminants Regulation, Litigation, Recent Science, Risks, and...
September 21, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will provide environmental counsel with an overview of the recent science related to PFAS with comparisons to other emerging contaminants, discuss recent cases and recently enacted legislation that will impact the regulation and liability of these emerging contaminants, and focus on... Read More

Noncompete and No-Poach Agreements in Healthcare: Navigating New Executive Order, State La...
September 21, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will guide healthcare counsel on noncompete agreements and other restrictive covenants in healthcare. The panel will discuss the recent Biden Executive Order (EO) and its implications for the use of noncompete and no-poach agreements in the healthcare industry. The panel will examine... Read More

Foreign Tax Credit Limitations Under Section 904: IRS Regulations and Guidance for Tax Cou...
Allocations, Apportionment, Limitations Under Section 904(b)(4), Impact of GILTI, Carryove...
September 21, 2021 CLE, CPE, EA CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE/CPE course will provide tax counsel with a critical analysis of IRS foreign tax credit (FTC) limitations under Section 904. The panel will discuss key provisions of the regulations, additional "buckets" of foreign income grouping, allocation and apportionment rules, limitations under Sectio... Read More

Insurance Agent and Broker Malpractice: Identifying and Mitigating Risks, Defending E&O Cl...
September 21, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE will discuss the wide ranging and heightened professional liability risks facing insurance agents and brokers, the types of conduct that may give rise to expanded risks, and how to best protect and defend against a variety of errors and omissions claims that may arise. The program will addr... Read More

Firearms in Estate Administration: Legal Issues, Executor Liability, Transferring Title I...
Understanding Gun Legal Designations, In-State and Out-of-State Transfers, Use of Gun Trus...
September 21, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will guide estate planners and administrators on managing the legal challenges of firearms in estate and trust administration. The panel will discuss federal gun laws and firearm designations, issues for beneficiaries inheriting guns, in-state and out-of-state transfers, and legal ow... Read More

Nonfungible Tokens and Copyright: Ownership, Digital Exhaustion, and Resale
September 21, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will guide IP counsel on copyright issues related to non-fungible tokens (NFTs). The panel will examine ownership, digital exhaustion, resale, and collective rights management. The panel will offer best practices for ownership and resale of NFTs and addressing infringement issues. Read More

Tax Concerns When Modifying or Purchasing Distressed Real Estate Debt: Borrower and Lender...
Related Party Purchases. Significant Modifications, Market Discount and Loan-to-Own Transa...
September 21, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will analyze key tax issues that should be considered in real estate loan modifications and debt purchase transactions. The panel will discuss the cancellation of indebtedness (COD) income concerns with related party purchases and significant modifications, market discount rules, and... Read More

PTAB Discretionary Denials: Preparing and Responding to Petitions, Application of the Fint...
September 21, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will guide patent counsel on recent discretionary denial trends. The panel will discuss Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) precedential decisions on discretionary denials and their application in subsequent cases. The panel will offer suggestions for petitioners and patent owners i... Read More

Claiming the R&D Tax Credit: IRS Rules, Substantiation of QRAs and QREs, Offsetting Payrol...
September 16, 2021 CLE, CPE, EA CLE On-Demand, Download
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This course will provide tax counsel and advisers a thorough and practical guide to Section 41 Research and Development (R&D) Income Tax Credits. The panel will identify activities treated as qualified research activities (QRAs), offer guidance on documenting and claiming the credit, outline strateg... Read More

Negotiating Managed Care Agreements With Health Plans: Key Provisions, Anticipating Areas...
September 15, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will guide healthcare counsel on negotiating managed care agreements. The panel will discuss current trends in contract negotiations, key provisions in the agreements, recent court treatment, and practical tips for resolving common areas of dispute. Read More

Tip Pooling and Other Wage and Hour Issues in the Hospitality Industry: FLSA Amendments
Overtime Pay, Worker Classification, DOL Audits, and More
September 15, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will discuss the current FLSA amendments affecting all tipped employees, along with best practices for FLSA and DOL compliance. Our expert panelists will guide practitioners through the latest updates in tip pooling and overtime pay regulations and how to best counsel hospitality ind... Read More

Navigating Tax Challenges of ABLE Accounts and Special Needs Trusts: Guidance for Elder La...
September 15, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will offer elder law attorneys guidance on navigating the intricacies of ABLE accounts and special needs trusts under current tax law. Our panel will review the impact of current tax law on the taxation of these critical planning tools, techniques for avoiding pitfalls in structuring... Read More

Applying the Collateral Source Rule in Personal Injury Trials: Medical Expenses, Insurance...
September 15, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will guide counsel in personal injury cases on contending with new applications of the collateral source rule and increasingly contentious battles over a reasonably incurred medical expense. Defendants have been asserting and using the collateral source rule to exclude evidence of th... Read More

Preparing a Venture Capital Term Sheet: Key Terms for Investors and Companies Seeking Inve...
Valuation, Capital Structure, Board Composition, Protective Covenants, Exit Terms
September 15, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will provide important guidance on the preparation and negotiation of venture capital term sheets. The panel will discuss terms that impact price and valuation, liquidation preferences, board composition, drag-along and participation rights, protective covenants, and more. Read More

Structuring Forbearance Agreements and Strengthening Lender Collateral Position
Crafting Deferral of Existing Defaults, Borrower Reps and Warranties, Confirmation of Lien...
September 15, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will equip counsel to negotiate and draft forbearance agreements that provide maximum protection of lender interests while at the same time minimizing the risk of lender liability claims. A well-structured and well drafted forbearance agreement can strengthen the lender's position sh... Read More

No Change Order Agreements in Construction: Mitigating Risks to Contractors and Limiting C...
September 15, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will advise construction counsel on the increased practice of limiting or removing all modification provisions from written agreements. The panel will address how no change order (CO) contracts should be employed and how to mitigate liability when a project's circumstances are altere... Read More

Subject Matter Eligibility: Navigating Expanding Instability in Sect. 101 Inquiry
Applying USPTO and Court Guidance in Drafting and Prosecuting Patent Applications
September 14, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will guide patent counsel on recent court decisions addressing Section 101 subject matter eligibility. The panel will discuss the USPTO Revised Patent Subject Matter Eligibility Guidance. The panel will address treatment at the examiner stage and how it fits with the current court tr... Read More

New PBGC Interim Final Rule: Special Financial Assistance, Withdrawal Liability Rules, Con...
Navigating New Rules and Requirements Under ARPA and the Impact to Multiemployer Plans and...
September 14, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will provide a thorough and practical guide for employers, investors, employee benefits counsel and plan personnel seeking to understand withdrawal liability in general as well as the anticipated impact of the PBGC''s final interim rule on contributing employers that participate in f... 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
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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

Trademark Doctrine of Foreign Equivalents: Prosecution, Clearances, Infringing Marks in Di...
September 14, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will guide trademark counsel on the doctrine of foreign equivalents. The panel will examine the doctrine in the context of trademark prosecution and clearances and trademark infringement in different languages. The panel will also review recent cases and discuss the lessons from thos... Read More

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

Attorney-Client Privilege in M&A Deals: Preserving and Controlling the Privilege
September 14, 2021 CLE, CLE Ethics CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will also examine the developing body of case law on who controls the privilege when litigation arises after a deal has closed and implications for M&A practitioners. Read More

Crafting Coverage Position Letters and Evaluating Impact of Insurer's Defense Under Reserv...
Avoiding Waiver of Defenses, Establishing Good Faith, Controlling Defense, Preserving Atto...
September 14, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will guide counsel who draft coverage position letters (CPLs) on how to craft a valid CPL and how to avoid waiving defenses when proceeding under a reservation of rights (ROR), and guide counsel who advise clients receiving CPLs on their effect. The program will show insurer counsel... Read More

Divorce: Saving Asset Division from Defective, Poorly Drafted QDROs and Closing Documents
September 14, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will offer family law attorneys best strategies and solutions to righting the problems created by defectively drafted or improperly administered qualified domestic relations orders (QDROs) for defined benefit and defined contribution plans. The program will also identify some of the... Read More

IRS Promoter Investigations, Enforcement Actions, and Penalties: Syndicated Conservation E...
September 14, 2021 CLE, CPE, EA CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE/CPE course will guide tax professionals through new IRS enforcement actions focused on promoters of syndicated conservation easements and micro-captive arrangements. The panel will discuss recent IRS investigations of promoters of what they determine as abusive tax avoidance transactions, n... Read More

Qualified Opportunity Zones Revisited: Tax Incentives for Commercial Real Estate and Other...
Deferred Capital Gains and Tax Abatement Under IRC Section 1400Z; Forming Qualified Opport...
September 13, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will analyze the current regulatory and tax framework around Qualified Opportunity Zones (QOZs), including capital gains deferral, tax-free treatment of long-term appreciation, and other tax benefits associated with real estate and other investments in QOZs. The panel will discuss el... Read More

Settling Trademark and Other IP Disputes: Key Lessons From 1-800 Contacts, Balancing Antit...
September 9, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will guide IP counsel on the Second Circuit Court of Appeals' recent decision in the 1-800 Contacts case and the implications for trademark and other IP enforcement and settlement. The panel will offer best practices for how companies may reduce antitrust risks in settling trademark... Read More

Executory Contract Rejection in Bankruptcy: Leveraging the Rights of Contract Counterparti...
September 9, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will consider the rights, obligations and negotiating posture of a contract counterparty following the rejection of that contract under Bankruptcy Code Section 365. We will give particular consideration to how recent U.S. Supreme Court authority on this question has affected leverage... Read More

Estate Planning and Carried Interest: Estate Tax Reduction Strategies for Private Equity a...
Strategies for Wealth Transfer and Asset Protection to Avoid Adverse Tax Consequences
September 9, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course for estate planning counsel who advise private equity and hedge fund founders will discuss the estate planning opportunities presented by carried interest. The panel will outline how planners can help structure founders' transfers of carried interest to family members, dive into the... Read More

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

Subordination, Non-Disturbance, and Attornment Agreements: Drafting to Protect Lenders, Te...
September 9, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will discuss the purpose and objectives of subordination, non-disturbance, and attornment agreements (SNDAs) for all key stakeholders--lenders, tenants, and landlords. The panel will outline best practices for drafting and negotiating SNDAs and other related provisions, such as estop... Read More

Design Patent Litigation: Increasing the Probability of Success in Infringement Outcomes
Leveraging Science-Based Objective Ordinary Observer Test Surveys
September 9, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will guide design patent counsel in the application of the Gorham ordinary observer test in design patent litigation. The panel will review recent design patent decisions that result in undesirable subjective outcomes. The panel will also present validated large-sample consumer surve... Read More

Renewable Energy Projects: Structuring Operations and Maintenance Agreements
Negotiating Owner and Operator Obligations, Performance Remedies, Services, Termination, I...
September 9, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will provide guidance to counsel involved in developing renewable energy projects, with a particular focus on the operations and maintenance (O&M) agreements that underpin such developments. The panel will discuss factors to consider and outline the important terms and conditions to... Read More

Reptilian Tactics: Litigating First-Party Insurance Cases
Responding to Reptile Techniques During Discovery, Deposition, Voir Dire, Opening Statemen...
September 9, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will guide insurance counsel on applying the "reptile theory" in first-party insurance cases. Our panel will explore tactics used by counsel for insureds to leverage this litigation strategy and steps insurers can take to neutralize them effectively. The panel will also discuss consi... Read More

Front-End Documents in M&A: Drafting Letters of Intent, Exclusivity and Confidentiality Ag...
September 8, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will provide M&A counsel with guidance in negotiating and drafting letters of intent (LOIs), confidentiality agreements, and exclusivity agreements. The panel will discuss how these front-end documents set the stage for due diligence and definitive agreements in M&A transactions. The... Read More

Structuring Private Equity Healthcare Management Service Organizations
Corporate Practice of Medicine and Fee-Splitting, Regulatory Compliance
September 2, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will guide counsel involved in structuring private equity management service organizations (MSOs) in the healthcare arena. The panel will discuss the nuts and bolts of structuring the transaction, including solutions to the specific risks presented by the corporate practice of medici... Read More

Executing a Flip Transaction: Bringing a Foreign Startup Into the U.S. Investment Market
Drafting Shareholder Agreements, Transferring Contracts, IP and Tax Concerns
September 2, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will discuss how to structure a "flip" transaction, in which shares of a foreign entity (typically a startup) are exchanged with a U.S. entity to enter the U.S. investment market. The panel will discuss the pros and cons of flip transactions, upfront tax, IP and contractual concerns,... Read More

Indemnification Recoveries in M&A: Drafting Tax Benefit Offset Provisions
Tax Reporting Issues for Buyers and Sellers
September 1, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will examine the nuances and pitfalls of tax benefit offset provisions in acquisition agreements. The panel will discuss arguments for and against such provisions and how buyers and sellers can best approach the complexity in calculating tax losses or benefits associated with indemni... Read More

Litigation Holds in Employment Lawsuits: Creating an Early and Effective Plan for Collecti...
Best Practices to Reduce Risks, Manage Costs, and Avoid Sanctions Under the Amended Federa...
September 1, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will guide employment litigators in implementing litigation holds in collective, class, and individual lawsuits. The panel will discuss best practices for creating a litigation readiness and document preservation plan to avoid potentially costly spoliation allegations and sanctions u... Read More

Litigating Trucking Accident Injury Claims: Theories of Liability, Impact of CSA Recordkee...
Plaintiff and Defense Approaches to Discovery, Pre-Trial Motions, and Damages
September 1, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will provide personal injury counsel with a review of conventional theories of liability in trucking accident injury cases and discuss the complexities involved with litigating and settling claims. In addition, the panel will explain the impact of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Reg... Read More

UCC Security Interests in Proceeds of Collateral: Perfection, Priority, and Impact of Debt...
September 1, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will provide finance counsel with a thorough understanding of UCC and Bankruptcy Code treatment of security interests in the proceeds of original collateral. In addition, the panel will discuss recent legal developments and special issues concerning attachment, perfection, and the pr... Read More

Private Fund Securities Law Exemptions: Accredited Investors, Qualified Purchasers, Subscr...
September 1, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will discuss the exemption provisions of the Investment Adviser Act, Securities Act, Exchange Act, and Investment Company Act that are relevant to private equity, venture capital, and hedge funds. The program will provide an in-depth analysis of each of the exemption requirements, as... Read More

409A Guidance on Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Plans: Compliance Strategies
Current Tax Law Challenges, Definition of Payment, Exemptions, Permitted Payments, Remedie...
September 1, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will provide employee benefits counsel and advisers with a detailed review of the regulations under 409A. In addition, the panel will outline the existing 409A regulations, lingering questions under tax reform, and compliance/exemption strategies. Read More

Avoiding Bad Faith in Patent Prosecution: Recent Court Guidance, Best Practices When Prepa...
August 31, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will guide patent counsel on avoiding bad faith when preparing and prosecuting patent applications. The panel will discuss the types of activity that patent prosecutors need to watch for and will provide insights into practical tactics to avoid the risk of a ruling similar to the Fed... Read More

Default Provisions in Real Estate Joint Ventures: Bankruptcy, Distressed Property, Removal...
Promote, Distributions, Exit Rights, and Third-Party Contracts After a Default
August 31, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will enable real estate counsel to draft joint venture agreements that anticipate and provide a structure for addressing loan defaults, poor property performance, and bad acts by the manager or general partner. The panel discussion will include manager removal and related provisions... Read More

Insurer Extracontractual Liability for Biased Algorithms and AI in Underwriting and Claims...
August 31, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will explore the increasing risks to insurance companies and policyholders alike of using insurance technology and software, known generally as "insurtech," to investigate, adjust, and settle claims. The panel will discuss the conflict between insurtech and an insurance company's dut... Read More

Evidentiary Issues at the TTAB: New Examination Guides, Generic Marks, Third-Party Registr...
August 31, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will guide trademark counsel on evidentiary issues at the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB). The panel will discuss the new Examination Guides, particularly as they address generic marks, evidentiary issues related to third-party registrations, and consumer surveys. The panel w... Read More

Depositions of Senior Executives: Strategies for Taking and Defending "Apex" Witness Testi...
August 31, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will guide counsel through the unique challenges when someone seeks to depose a high-ranking executive, such as Chairman of the Board, CEO, President, etc. The panelist will discuss the best strategies for preventing abuse of such depositions in federal and state courts and those nee... Read More

SPACs and Estate Planning: Transfer Planning for SPAC Assets, Income and Gift Tax Planning...
August 31, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will provide trust and estates counsel an in-depth analysis of key planning techniques for special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) shares and assets. The panel will provide common structures and transactions of SPACs, types of SPAC assets, and their wealth transfer planning opport... Read More

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

Surveys and Certification in Consumer-Finance Class Action: Supporting, Attacking Predomin...
August 26, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will review the uses and limits of survey responses to prove liability (or damages) on a classwide basis focusing on consumer finance class actions, but offer insights and examples from and applicable to other types of class actions. The program will discuss how to assess if a survey... Read More

Licensing Trade Secrets: Risks and Benefits, License and Payment Terms, Boilerplate Langua...
Avoiding Litigation, Allocating Risk, and Maximizing Trade Secret Value
August 26, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will prepare IP counsel to craft trade secret licenses. The panel will discuss the risks and benefits and review key clauses. The panel will outline best practices for structuring the agreement to avoid litigation, allocate risk, and maximize value. Read More

Reciprocal Easement Agreements for Retail and Mixed-Use Project Development: Structuring a...
Protecting Rights and Obligations; Minimizing Risk for Developers, Retailers, and Other Pr...
August 26, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will advise real estate practitioners on drafting reciprocal easement agreements (REAs) for retail and mixed-use developments and redevelopments, subdividing existing projects for investment sales, avoiding common pitfalls in preparing REAs, and utilizing best practices for updating... Read More

Drafting Standstills in Intercreditor Agreements: Balancing Rights and Remedies of Junior...
Structuring Duration, Commencement, Expiration, Notice, Reinstatement, and Other Provision...
August 26, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will discuss critical issues involved in drafting and negotiating standstill provisions of intercreditor agreements from the perspective of both senior and junior lienholders. Topics the program will address include, among others, the scope, nature, duration, and commencement of the... Read More

Litigating Parallel Personal Injury Cases and Criminal Prosecution
Managing the Competing Interests of Defendants, Injured Parties, Insurance Carriers, and L...
August 26, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will prepare counsel defending or involved in personal injury lawsuits to anticipate and respond to parallel investigations and proceedings by U.S. federal and state criminal and civil enforcement authorities. The panel will review how the two types of matters affect one another and... Read More

Conflicts in Patent Prosecution: Avoiding the Ethical Pitfalls
Minimizing Risks of Malpractice Liability and Ethics Sanctions
August 26, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will guide IP counsel on the unique conflict issues that often arise in patent prosecution. The panel will outline best practices to identify and address the risks and minimize conflicts that can lead to malpractice liability and ethical violations. Read More

Leveraging Federal Rule of Evidence 1006: Using Summaries to Prove the Content of Volumino...
August 26, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will guide counsel on correctly using and applying Federal Rule of Evidence 1006 (and state counterparts) to admit summaries, charts, or calculations and prove the content of documents that are too "voluminous" to be conveniently viewed in court. The program will highlight some unusu... Read More

Tax Treatment of Carried Interest: Final IRS Regs, Strategies for Tax, Private Equity, Rea...
IRC Section 1061, Capital Contributions, Transfers to Unrelated Parties, Special Allocatio...
August 26, 2021 CLE, CPE, EA CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE/CPE course will guide tax counsel and advisers on the current tax law's impact on the treatment of carried interest and available planning opportunities. In addition, the panel will discuss recent IRS final regulations, the application of Sec. 1061, Sec. 1231 property, implications of relat... Read More

NFTs and Fractional NFTs: Legal and Regulatory Concerns for Creators and Investors
NFT as a Commodity, Securities Requirements, AML and Cybersecurity Issues
August 25, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will examine the current legal and regulatory framework around creating and marketing non-fungible tokens (NFTs). The panel will discuss regulation of NFTs as a commodity, potential securities requirements when fractional NFT interests are offered, and money-laundering and cybersecur... Read More

Commercial Tenant Bankruptcies and Unexpired Leases: Protecting Landlord and Debtor Intere...
August 25, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will guide bankruptcy practitioners through the maze of time-sensitive and strategic decisions to be made when a commercial tenant files bankruptcy interrupting the landlord's income stream. The panel will review Bankruptcy Code section 365's specialized procedures, enhanced protecti... Read More

Price Escalation Clauses in Construction Contracts: Mitigating Risks for Owners, Contracto...
August 25, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will discuss how the rapidly rising price increases for materials and supplies affect the construction industry and what steps all stakeholders can take to mitigate risks from those changes. The panel will address how specific types of construction contracts allocate liability, when... Read More

Long COVID and Employment Regulations: ADA, FMLA, State and Local Law Implications
August 25, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will examine how planning how to safely return their workforce to the office and implementing reopening policies should address employees with "long COVID" and other continuing COVID-19 psychological and physical complications. The panel will address if these employees may be covered... Read More

Joint or Co-Ownership in Copyright and Protecting IP Rights: Assignment, Licensing, Transf...
August 24, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will examine co-ownership of a copyright, discuss the impact of recent federal appellate court decisions, and offer best practices to protect ownership rights. Read More

Estate Planning Nuances of Revocable Trusts After a Grantor's Death: Tax Rules, Reporting...
August 24, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will provide estate planning counsel with an advanced and practical guide to the tax rules, reporting challenges, and nuances of revocable trusts after a grantor's death. The panel will discuss the characteristics of grantor trusts, revocation periods, possible tax impacts of post-mo... Read More

Conservation Easement Tax Issues: Recent IRS Enforcement, Structuring and Defending Easeme...
August 24, 2021 CLE, CPE, EA CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE/CPE course will provide guidance to tax counsel and advisers on critical tax issues concerning conservation easement transactions. The panel will discuss critical elements in structuring conservation easement transactions to minimize IRS assessments and audits, recent IRS enforcement action... Read More

Structuring Real Estate Mortgage Covenants, Event of Default Provisions, Representations a...
Drafting Provisions That Balance Borrower Protections With Lender Remedies
August 24, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will instruct borrowers' and lenders' counsel on structuring default provisions, representations and warranties, affirmative and negative covenants, and other provisions in commercial real estate loan documents. The panel will discuss the most recent trends and best practices. Read More

The Insurance Appraisal Process: Strategies for Resolving First-Party Claims Effectively a...
August 24, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will guide counsel through the facially simple appraisal option for settling disputes between the policyholder and insurer over the value of a loss. Each party hires an appraiser to value the loss, and the appraisers pick an "umpire" to decide the issue if the appraisers disagree. Read More

Updating Employee Handbook Policies in 2021: OSHA Compliance, Privacy, High-Risk Employees...
August 19, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will address the rapidly changing current employment environment and updating employee handbooks to reflect the developing situation in the workplace. Legal restrictions and concerns at the federal, state, and local levels may affect employers' potential liability and response to nee... Read More

Tax Issues for Airplane Purchases: Planning Strategies, Tax Reform Changes, Federal Excise...
August 19, 2021 CLE, CPE, EA CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE/CPE course will outline guidance to tax attorneys and advisers on the applicable tax rules and key considerations for business aircraft purchases and ownership. The panel will discuss available planning options for purchases and ownership, reduced or eliminated tax deductions, and opportuni... Read More

Avoiding Objections to Privilege Logs: Criteria for Inclusion, Descriptions, Format Option...
August 19, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will provide attendees with practical guidance on preparing and producing below-budget privilege logs that will not draw valid objections. The panelists will discuss the key components of a log, negotiating less onerous logging requirements, metadata, categorical logs, identifying fl... Read More

U.S.-Israeli Tax and Estate Planning for Dual Citizens
Reconciling U.S. and Israeli Law on Trust Taxation, Inheritance Laws and Wealth Transfers
August 19, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will provide estate planners with a helpful guide to estate planning tax challenges and opportunities for clients who have a tax presence in both the United States and Israel. The panel will discuss the U.S. tax law and treaty provisions governing tax rules in both Israel and the Uni... Read More

Structuring Solar Leases: Negotiating Liability, Obligation, End of Term, and Other Key Pr...
August 18, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will provide counsel with a review of deal structures and legal and practical challenges in drafting and negotiating a solar lease. The panel will outline considerations for counsel to maximize benefits and minimize risks in a solar leasing opportunity. Read More

Equity Investments in Pass-Through Entities: Investment Structures, Tax Ramifications
August 18, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will discuss the principle tax ramifications of equity investments in limited liability companies (LLCs) and limited partnerships (LPs) by private equity, venture capital, and angel investment funds. Read More

Drafting Shareholder Agreements for Private Equity M&A Deals
Structuring Provisions on Board Composition and Duties, Drag-Along, Tag-Along, Information...
August 18, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will guide deal counsel for drafting shareholder agreements accompanying private equity (PE) transactions. The panel will examine considerations and best practices to ensure shareholder agreements are valid and binding on shareholders throughout the life cycle of the investment, incl... Read More

JOAs in Healthcare: Regulatory Compliance, Maintaining Tax-Exempt Status in Virtual Merger...
August 18, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will prepare healthcare counsel to structure joint operating agreements (JOAs) that meet regulatory requirements. The panel will address key factors in maintaining the tax-exempt status of the hospital and healthcare systems involved in the virtual merger. Read More

DOL Fiduciary Rule Compliance: IRAs, Rollovers, Investments, Issues for Advisers, Plan Spo...
Exemptions, Rollover Recommendations, Conflicts of Interest Disclosures and Mitigation, DO...
August 18, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will provide ERISA counsel and advisers guidance on the compliance challenges of the DOL fiduciary rule. The panel will discuss recent final DOL guidance for investment advice, issues stemming from IRAs and rollovers, exemptions, conflicts of interest, and more. The panel will also p... Read More

Trademark Licenses and Accidental Franchises
Navigating Differences Between Trademark Licenses and Franchises, Avoiding Naked Licenses
August 17, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will examine the differences between trademark licenses and franchises and provides best practices for structuring licenses to avoid inadvertently creating a franchise agreement. The panel will also discuss best practices for avoiding a naked license, complying with franchise laws if... Read More

Managing Priority Between U.S. and European Patents: Minimizing Ownership, Same Invention,...
August 17, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will guide patent counsel on priority issues when seeking patent protection in both the U.S. and Europe. The panel will discuss the differences between the jurisdictions and the potential pitfalls applicants may encounter, including disparities over ownership which pose some of the b... 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
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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

Measuring Environmental Impact: Strategies for Building the E in ESG
Mitigating Risks, Creating Market Differentiation, Providing Competitive Advantage
August 17, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will advise environmental attorneys on how to work with corporate counsel and other stakeholders to establish measurements and standards when addressing the environmental practices that can impact a company's performance by mitigating risk, creating market differentiation, and provid... Read More

Bank Boards of Directors Key Risks and Responsibilities in 2021: Actions Counsel Should Ta...
Climate Change, Cybersecurity, Access to Banking and Credit
August 17, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will offer guidance to bank counsel on three critical areas of risk that will impact U.S. banks in 2021--climate change, cybersecurity, and social justice--and steps the bank boards they advise should take to address the evolving regulatory framework around these issues. Read More

Trust Distribution in Elder Law Planning and Administration: Standards and Challenges
August 17, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will guide elder law attorneys on navigating trust distribution standards and challenges in elder planning and administration. The panel will discuss current distribution standards, including discretionary, HEMS, mandatory, and contingent trust distributions, and key considerations a... Read More

Deploying Motions to Strike Class Allegations Pre-Certification
Legal Standard, Recognized Bases for Motions to Strike, Recent Trends, Best Practices
August 17, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will discuss using motions to strike class allegations and defeating class actions pre-certification. Read More

Receiverships for Distressed Commercial Real Estate: Lender, Servicer, and Borrower Concer...
Process and Key Provisions in Order Appointing a Receiver; Pros and Cons of Receiverships
August 17, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will guide counsel for lenders, borrowers, and loan servicers on seeking or opposing the appointment of receivership for distressed commercial real estate. The panel will also explain how lenders, borrowers, servicers, and prospective buyers can navigate the receivership process. Read More

Capital Gains Planning for Real Estate Transactions: Allocations, Entity vs. Asset Purchas...
August 17, 2021 CLE, CPE, EA CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE/CPE course will provide tax counsel and advisers with a thorough and practical guide to structuring and tax planning strategies specifically for maximizing favorable capital gains tax treatment for real estate transactions. The panel will outline best practices for determining the purchasin... Read More

Computer Fraud Insurance: Coverage for Ransomware and Cybercrime After G&G v. Continental...
August 17, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will explore coverage under non-standalone cyber insurance policies for computer fraud and ransomware, examining such coverage under property, crime, kidnap & ransom, and D&O, among others. Read More

Financing-Related Provisions in Acquisition Agreements
August 12, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will instruct lending counsel on critical acquisition agreement provisions to protect lenders, sellers, and buyers. Read More

Divorce and Business Ownership: Navigating the Legal and Financial Issues When Spouses Own...
August 12, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will explore practical solutions to the complex legal issues that arise when divorcing spouses are also co-owners of a private business. The panel will review whether the business constitutes marital property, identify the options available, and offer sophisticated solutions to labyr... Read More

Rent Deferral Agreements for Defaulted Commercial Leases: Pre-Negotiation, Risk of Insolve...
August 12, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will discuss factors to consider when negotiating a commercial tenant rent relief agreement for landlord and tenant counsel. When beginning the process of potential rent relief, landlords will want to consider their cash flow and financing arrangements and whether third-party consent... Read More

Tax Issues for Secondary Sales of Private Funds: Transfer Restrictions, Fund Structures, T...
August 12, 2021 CLE, CPE, EA CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE/CPE course will provide guidance to tax counsel and advisers on critical tax considerations for secondary sales of interests in private funds. The panel will discuss tax and fund structuring challenges impacting the buyers, sellers and the fund, transfer restrictions, tax elections, allocat... Read More

Functional Claiming for Mechanical and Electrical Arts
Surviving 112(f) and Disclosing Functional Basis to Meet Heightened Standard of Review
August 12, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will guide IP counsel on functional claiming in electrical and mechanical arts patents and USPTO prosecution. The panel will examine recent court treatment and how to navigate the issue of functionality given the uncertainties in the context of prosecution and litigation. Read More

ERISA Revenue Sharing Arrangements: Addressing Possible Plan Assets Status, Pursuing Due D...
Utilization of Excess Payments, Contract Negotiations, Allocation of Credits to Plan Parti...
August 12, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will provide ERISA counsel with the tools necessary to guide fiduciary clients in connection with the review and negotiation of revenue sharing arrangements. Our experienced panel will address issues surrounding the utilization of excess payments, contract negotiation, credit allocat... Read More

Structuring Profits Interests as Equity Incentive Compensation for Key Employees and Servi...
Distribution Threshold, Vesting, Company Repurchase Rights, 83(b) Election, Rights of the...
August 11, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will guide attorneys and advisors on critical legal and tax considerations for granting profits interests to key employees and service providers. The panel will discuss key issues regarding participation thresholds, vesting, repurchase rights, Section 83(b) election, rights of holder... Read More

Resolving Coding Disputes: Analyzing Agreements, Identifying Code Standards, Leveraging Ex...
August 11, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will guide healthcare counsel on resolving coding disputes. The panel will examine identifying code standards through analysis of coding authorities, regulations, policies, and provider agreements. The panel will discuss working with coding experts as well as spotting potential issue... Read More

Venture Capital and Private Equity Opinions of Counsel
Scope, Assumptions and Qualifications, Due Diligence, Opining on Delaware Matters
August 11, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will discuss the preparation of opinion letters and the opinions typically provided by counsel in venture capital and private equity transactions. The panel will review the common elements of an opinion letter, including assumptions and qualifications, and outline common practices re... Read More

Traumatic Brain Injury: Proving or Challenging the Existence and Extent of Brain Damage Us...
August 11, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will offer advanced guidance to personal injury attorneys proving or challenging the existence and extent of injury in traumatic brain injury (TBI) cases. The panel will explore what types of experts should be engaged, what to look for in credentialing and demeanor, and strategies fo... Read More

Construction Employers and OSHA Violations: Willful Violations, Civil and Criminal Penalti...
Recent Federal Cases Against Contractors, Best Practices and Operating Procedures
August 11, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will provide construction counsel with advice based on recent decisions by the Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission that found contractors were liable for hazardous working conditions and subject to civil and criminal penalties for these worker safety violations. The pane... Read More

Tax Issues for Solar Energy Projects: Investment Tax Credit, Ownership Structuring, Federa...
August 11, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will guide energy counsel on key tax considerations and planning methods for solar energy facilities and developments. The panel will discuss federal and state tax issues, claiming the investment tax credit (ITC), depreciation and offsetting taxable income, ownership structuring issu... Read More

Export Controls and Cloud Computing: Complying With ITAR, EAR, and Sanctions Laws
August 11, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will provide international trade counsel with a review of the compliance challenges with export control and economic sanctions laws for cloud users and providers. The panel will offer best practices to meet the requirements of the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), Exp... Read More

Eroding Insurance Coverage: Avoiding Attorney Conflict of Interest and Bad Faith Claims
August 11, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will alert counsel who works for, with, or against insurance carriers to the dangers of eroding insurance policies, also known as defense-within-limits policies. When every dollar spent on legal fees reduces funds available to settle a case or pay a judgment, all involved must take e... Read More

Tax Treatment of Non-Fungible Tokens: Applicable Tax Rules, Characterization Issues, Crypt...
August 10, 2021 CLE, CPE, EA CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE/CPE course will provide tax counsel, accountants, and other advisers with critical analysis, tax treatment of non-fungible tokens (NFTs), and reporting obligations for taxpayers and investors. The panel will discuss the difference between NFTs and other cryptocurrencies, IRS rules, and defi... Read More

Environmental Indemnity in Real Estate Transactions: Allocating Risks of Potential Liabili...
Negotiating Key Provisions, Drafting and Reviewing the Agreement to Ensure Complete Covera...
August 10, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will guide counsel for buyers, sellers, and lenders in real estate transactions on allocation of environmental liability and structuring environmental indemnity agreements to ensure proper coverage for liabilities. The panel will examine key provisions and lessons from historical pre... Read More

Cross-Examining Plaintiffs in Employment Harassment and Discrimination Cases: Strategies f...
August 10, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will provide employment trial lawyers with the tools to handle the challenging task of cross-examining a plaintiff/victim claiming harassment or discrimination. The plaintiff/alleged victim's deposition is typically the pivotal testimonial event in the case. Trial counsel is often st... Read More

Swap Documentation in Real Estate Finance Transactions: Coordinating ISDA Master Agreement...
Documenting Covenants, Security, Required Consents, Voting and Control, Reporting, and Reg...
August 10, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will discuss the various uses of swaps and other derivative products to hedge risk in real estate finance transactions, integrate derivatives into loan documentation, and document the swap transaction to ensure there is consistency with the loan. Read More

Leveraging Design Patents to Protect Graphical User Interfaces
Protecting the "Look and Feel" of GUIs, Understanding Current U.S. and Global Prosecution...
August 10, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will guide IP counsel on protecting graphical user interface (GUI) in the U.S. and worldwide. The panel will examine the advantages of design patent protection over other forms of IP and offer best practices for obtaining meaningful design protection for GUI. Read More

Structuring Installment Sales to Intentionally Defective Trusts: Using Private Annuities a...
Transferring Appreciated Property Through Asset Sales and Installment Payments
August 10, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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This CLE course will provide estate planning counsel and advisers with a comprehensive and practical guide to structuring asset sales to intentionally defective irrevocable trusts (IDITs). The panel will discuss the use of both promissory notes and private annuities in estate planning and will ident... Read More

Counterfeit Goods on Social Media: Takedowns, Litigation, and Other Alternatives for Comba...
August 10, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download
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