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

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

Force Majeure Clauses in Post-COVID-19 Contracts: Drafting and Enforcing Provisions
August 26, 2020 CLE Webinar

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

Using Graphics, Videos, and Links in Contracts: Best Practices
September 22, 2020 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will address the growing legal issues as businesses incorporate graphics, videos, other visuals, and/or hyperlinks in place of or in addition to written text in their contracts. The panel will provide examples of when a visual representation may more successfully convey the legal in... Read More

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Avoiding Bad Contract Drafting: Looking at the Big Picture, Including Structure, Language,...
June 3, 2020 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

This CLE webinar 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 provi... Read More

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Contract Drafting Essentials: Structuring, Analyzing and Interpreting Business Agreements
January 4, 2018 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar 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

Insurance Requirement Provisions in Commercial Contracts
Mitigating Risk, Maximizing Coverage, Interplay With Indemnification
December 20, 2017 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to business counsel for addressing insurance requirement provisions in commercial contracts. The panel will discuss how to determine the appropriate type and amount of insurance coverage, key issues with additional insured coverage, and the interrelationship be... Read More

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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