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Construction OCIP/CCIP Insurance Programs: Potential Coverage Gaps and Other Coverage Pitf...
Coordinating With Other Policies; Claims Issues
September 27, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will analyze some of the potential coverage gaps and other coverage pitfalls possible in owner-controlled insurance programs (OCIPs) and contractor-controlled insurance programs (CCIPs) policies. The panel will address practical steps that the wrap sponsor and subcontractors can take... Read More

Tax Strategies for Advising Retirees: Social Security Planning, Roth Conversions, QCDs, SE...
September 27, 2022 CPE, EA Live Webinar
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This course will guide tax advisers through tax-saving strategies for taxpayers approaching retirement age or who have already retired. The panelist will identify opportunities to minimize tax and maximize assets, as well as address recent and impending legislation affecting these taxpayers. Read More

Electronic Spying and Tracking Spouses in Divorce Cases: What's Legal in the Digital World...
Navigating Admissibility and Privacy: Evidence Derived From Social Media, Smartphones, Spy...
September 27, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will teach family law attorneys to identify and manage legal issues when spouses obtain evidence using electronic or telephonic interception, smartphones, spyware, GPS tracking devices, webcams, wiretaps, or other methods. Read More

Supply Chain Agreements: Consequential Damage Disclaimers, Indemnity, Force Majeure, Termi...
September 27, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will discuss the interplay between several critical terms in supply chain agreements: indemnification, consequential damage disclaimers, force majeure, termination, and warranty provisions. Our panel will discuss practical guidance for structuring these terms and best practices as di... Read More

Pre-Immigration Estate and Gift Tax Planning: Foreign Assets, Reporting Requirements, Stra...
September 27, 2022 CLE, CPE, EA Live Webinar
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This CLE course will provide trusts and estates attorneys with a practical guide to pre-immigration estate planning tools and techniques. The panel will go beyond the basics to detail intricate strategies for minimizing income tax, including basis strategies for non-U.S. situs assets, structuring "d... Read More

Form 5471 Attribution Rules: New Categories of Filers and Rev Proc 2019-40 Safe Harbors
September 27, 2022 CPE, EA Live Webinar
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This course will explain the attribution rules for stock ownership for individuals and entities and the filing requirements of Form 5471. Our panel of international tax experts will discuss determining direct and indirect stock ownership that can result in unexpected filing obligations. Read More

Farm and Agribusiness Purchase and Sale Transactions: Key Legal Issues for Buyers and Sell...
Identifying Threshold Considerations, Negotiating the Purchase and Sale Agreement, Conduct...
September 27, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will discuss the critical legal issues in purchasing and selling a farm or other agribusiness. The program will focus on critical due diligence issues, threshold considerations for the parties, and essential terms and provisions in the purchase and sale agreement in any farming opera... Read More

Agency Regulation After West Virginia v. EPA: Climate Change, Major Questions Doctrine, Fu...
September 27, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE webinar will address the recent SCOTUS decision in West Virginia v. EPA which held that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) had exceeded the authority granted by Congress under the Clean Air Act in issuing limitations on greenhouse gas emissions from power plants. The panel will... Read More

AICPA Peer Review Program: Overcoming Common Deficiencies
September 27, 2022 CPE Live Webinar
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This course will prepare accounting firm professionals for its required AICPA peer review. Our experienced peer reviewer will outline best practices for undergoing reviews and discuss recent developments including the AICPA's latest issued standards. Read More

Adding NFTs to an IP Portfolio: Risks and Rewards, Key Considerations
Navigating Ownership, Enforcement, Contract Language, Likelihood of Confusion, Revenue Pot...
September 27, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE webinar will guide IP counsel on the risks and rewards of adding non-fungible tokens (NFTs) to an IP portfolio. The panel will address ownership, enforcement, First Amendment, and fair use defenses. The panel will discuss decentralized autonomous organizations (DAOs) and the associated cont... Read More

Ransomware, Cyber Insurance, and the GC's Role: Current Executive Order, Risks Related to...
September 28, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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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

Clearing Title for Defects Involving Easements, Encroachments, and Survey/Boundary Dispute...
Identifying and Resolving Common Title Defects to Ensure Closing the Deal
September 28, 2022 CLE Webinar
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This CLE course will provide real estate counsel with a review and discussion on how to identify and resolve title defects and boundary issues arising from property surveys, easements, and encroachments. The program will analyze the various issues that give rise to these common matters and best prac... Read More

Telemental Health Services: Navigating Telemedicine Laws, State Licensure, Medicaid Covera...
September 28, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will guide mental healthcare providers and their counsel on the rules and requirements regarding telemental health services. The panel will offer recommendations for overcoming the legal challenges and discuss what providers should do to comply with the requirements. 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 28, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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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 pre- and post-certification to disp... Read More

Capital Accounts: 704(b) vs. GAAP vs. Tax Basis, Comparing and Contrasting Annual Allocati...
Meeting Tax-Basis Capital Reporting Requirements
September 28, 2022 CPE, EA Live Webinar
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This course will address calculating and maintaining partners' capital account balances under 704(b), GAAP, and tax basis reporting requirements. Our panel of partnership experts will explain the importance of each method, compare and contrast annual recording differences for each, and discuss how t... Read More

Avoiding Gift and Estate Audit Triggers: Anticipating Audit Issues, IDRs, and Appeals
September 28, 2022 CPE, EA Live Webinar
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This course will guide advisers filing gift and estate returns in understanding how to prepare for and handle IRS audits of Forms 706 and 709. The panel will also address issues to expect when appraisals are necessary, dealing with unreported gifts, and the current state of the IRS initiative in thi... Read More

Billboards and Digital Signs: Crafting and Enforcing Local Regulations After Austin v. Rea...
Siting Issues, Environmental Concerns, and Revenue Sharing Opportunities
September 28, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE webinar will discuss the constitutional basis and limits of local regulation of signs and billboards--digital or otherwise--as well as signage zoning laws related to everything from noise to strip clubs. The panelist will also discuss the effect of City of Austin v. Reagan National Advertis... Read More

M&A Post-Closing Claims for Breaches of Reps and Warranties: Strategies for Pursuing or De...
Identifying Trouble Spots That Risk Post-Closing Losses, Impede Recovery, or Undermine Def...
September 28, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will examine the types of post-closing breach claims that arise most frequently in M&A transactions. The panel will share practical tips to help buyers and sellers negotiate and draft more robust deal documents and discuss litigation strategies that should prove useful to parties who... Read More

Establishing Institutional Liability for Sexual Abuse: Standards, Defenses, and Damages
September 28, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE webinar will discuss how an institution can be held civilly liable for sexual abuse perpetrated by its employees, agents, or even independent contractors. The panel will discuss potential defendants, statutes of limitations, proving breach of applicable duties of care, defenses, and damages... Read More

Digital Assets, Cryptocurrency, and NFTs in Bankruptcy: Administration, Classification, Va...
September 28, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will guide bankruptcy attorneys through the intersection of digital assets and bankruptcy. The program will offer an overview of digital assets; how they are identified, investigated, preserved, and administered; how digital assets can be collateralized and valued; and what happens t... Read More

Tax Planning Strategies for S Corporation Mergers and Acquisitions
Asset vs. Stock Sales, 338(h)(10) and 336(e) Elections, Qualifying for Installment Sales T...
September 28, 2022 CLE, CPE, EA Live Webinar
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This CLE/CPE course will provide tax professionals guidance on tax challenges in S corporation mergers and acquisitions and available tax planning techniques. The panel will discuss key legal and tax considerations for both the buyers and sellers, the pros and cons of asset sales versus stock sales,... Read More

Establishing Tax-Qualified Retirement Plans: Complicated Rules and Challenges for Employer...
IRS Determination Process; Minimum Standards; Plan Types and Formulas; Benefit Accrual, No...
September 28, 2022 CLE, CPE, EA Live Webinar
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This CLE/CPE course will guide employee benefits counsel and tax advisers, analyze critical issues in establishing tax-qualified retirement plans, and offer methods to ensure compliance with applicable laws and regulations. Read More

Tax Issues for Airplane Purchases: Planning Strategies, Complexities Under Current Tax Law
September 29, 2022 CLE, CPE, EA Live Webinar
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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

401(k) and 403(b) Plan Litigation: Recent Cases, Investment Offerings, Issues for Plan Spo...
Causes of Action, Defenses, Dismissals and Settlements, Best Practices for Avoiding and Ma...
September 29, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will discuss the new wave of retirement plan litigation involving fiduciary conduct relating to 401(k) and 403(b) plans. The program will review the cases filed to date, legal theories raised, defenses, settlements, dismissals, and the current state of the litigation. Read More

UCC Security Interests in Payment Intangibles: Intercompany Debt, Promissory Notes, and De...
Perfecting Interests in Financial Instruments and Contractual Payment Obligations
September 29, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will examine the treatment of UCC security interests in debt obligations, intercompany loans, promissory notes, and other payment intangibles under the UCC. The program will guide counsel in creating and perfecting security interests in these contractual payment obligations. Read More

Noncompete and No-Poach Agreements in Healthcare: Navigating the Biden Administration's Ex...
September 29, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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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 Biden Executive Order (EO) and its implications for the use of noncompete and no-poach agreements in the healthcare industry. The panel will examine agency... Read More

Insurer's Duties to Excess Carrier and Bad Faith: Litigating Cooperation, Settlement, and...
September 29, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE webinar will guide counsel through the duties and rights between primary and excess carriers, the primary carrier's potential for extracontractual damages to the excess insurer, and the potential for the excess insurer to incur extracontractual damages for breaching its duties to the primar... Read More

Employment Law in the Metaverse: Harassment, Discrimination, Accommodations, Jurisdiction,...
September 29, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will advise counsel on employment issues in the metaverse. The panel will address the practical and legal considerations, including concerns surrounding sexual harassment, diversity and discrimination, and accessibility accommodations implicated when interacting in the metaverse. The... Read More

Estate Planning for Mineral Rights and Royalties: Key Considerations for Estate Planners a...
Conveyances of Fractional Mineral Interests, Royalties, and Oil and Gas Leases; Types of M...
September 29, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE webinar will provide estate planners and attorneys with an in-depth analysis of critical issues and planning strategies for addressing mineral rights and royalties in estate planning. The panel will discuss practical techniques for gifting and transferring mineral and royalty rights, the im... Read More

Reg A and Reg D: Evolving Securities Exemptions for Private Offerings
Navigating Regulation A+, the FAST ACT, Rule 506 (c): Recent SEC Guidance
October 4, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will provide private equity and securities counsel with an update on the current status of Reg A and Reg D, the JOBS Act, the FAST Act, and accompanying SEC rules, including the most recent amendments to the definition of "accredited investor" and offering limits. Read More

Employment Claims Under the Labor Code Private Attorneys General Act: Representative Actio...
October 4, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will advise employment counsel on claims under California's Labor Code Private Attorneys General Act of 2004 (PAGA). The panel will discuss the reach and limitations of representative claims brought under PAGA, including: violations giving rise to PAGA claims, the procedural requirem... Read More

Limiting Liability in Business Agreements: Contract Clauses, Financial Caps, Indemnities,...
October 4, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will advise counsel on how to structure deals to limit liability by focusing on contract clauses and financial restrictions or caps. The panel will discuss ways to include indemnification or liquidated damage provisions and how state contract laws may affect risk management. Read More

Managing Missing Plan Participants: Avoiding the Pitfalls of RMDs for 401(k), 403(b), and...
Tax Penalties, Maintaining Qualified Status, Addressing ERISA Fiduciary Issues, Formulatin...
October 4, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will guide ERISA counsel and employee benefits advisers on leveraging the provisions on required minimum distributions (RMDs) to missing participants of 401(k), 403(b), and other qualified plans. The panel will outline the RMD rules for qualified plans, discuss how to avoid the excis... Read More

Default Interest, Late Fees, and Prepayment Premiums: Drafting and Enforcement
Hot Button Issues for Lenders on Acceleration, Enforceability in Bankruptcy, Lessons From...
October 4, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will examine loan provisions that can become critically important in an event of default, including notice and cure, acceleration, default interest, late fees, and prepayment or "make-whole" premiums. The panel will also discuss pitfalls to avoid in the enforcement of these provision... Read More

Defending Against Citizen Suits Under Environmental Laws
Notice, Standing, Jurisdiction, Settlements, and More Under RCRA, CERCLA, CWA, and CAA
October 4, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will provide guidance on procedural and strategic challenges for counsel defending environmental citizen suits under federal law. The panel will examine current cases and regulations that impact citizen suits and provide best practices to manage your clients' risks when facing citize... 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...
October 4, 2022 CLE, CPE, EA Live Webinar
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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 dis... Read More

EPC vs. EPCM in Construction Projects: Limiting Costs, Assessing Risks, and Determining Co...
October 4, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will discuss the differences between engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) contracts and engineering, procurement, construction, and management (EPCM) contracts in large construction projects. The panel will discuss the varying roles of the lead contractor in both environm... Read More

Members as Employees of LLCs: Using Tiered LLCs, Separate S Corporations, and Leasing Comp...
October 4, 2022 CPE, EA Live Webinar
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This course will discuss specific scenarios where LLC owners can be treated as employees for tax purposes. Our panel of flow-through taxation veterans will discuss structuring alternatives that permit members of an LLC to qualify for employee treatment, including the use of employee leasing arrangem... Read More

Form 8854 Exit Tax Calculations and Reporting and IRS Relief Procedures for Certain Former...
Determining Covered Expatriate Status Under Section 877A, Navigating the Mark-to-Market Ta...
October 4, 2022 CPE, EA Live Webinar
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This course will provide tax advisers and compliance professionals with a practical guide to the basic calculations and reporting requirements for U.S. taxpayers and exiting green card holders. The panel will discuss the rules of Section 877A, determining whether a taxpayer is a covered expatriate,... Read More

Partnership and LLC Bankruptcies: Unique Legal Issues and Recent Case Law Developments
October 4, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will guide practitioners through unique issues when partnerships, limited liability companies, or their partners and members file bankruptcy. The panel will address topics in recent partnership bankruptcy cases and how courts cope with the lack of specific Bankruptcy Code provisions... Read More

Blockchain Applications in Real Estate Finance: Mortgage Origination, Securitization, and...
October 4, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will familiarize real estate finance counsel with current and potential uses of blockchain and distributed ledger technology (DLT) in commercial mortgage origination, securitization, custody, and servicing. The panel will also discuss the legal and regulatory hurdles companies may en... 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 4, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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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

Leveraging IP as Collateral: Due Diligence, Value Assessment, Risk Considerations, Contrac...
October 4, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE webinar will guide IP counsel on using IP as collateral. The panel will discuss the steps needed to conduct due diligence and determine the value of the IP assets. The panel will also address the potential risks of using IP as collateral and offer best practices for navigating through the p... Read More

International Private Client Issues for Non-U.S. Residents: Serving High Net Worth Foreign...
Foreign vs. Domestic Drop-Off Trusts, Working With Family Offices, Multi-Jurisdictional In...
October 5, 2022 CPE, EA Live Webinar
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This course will provide advisors with a practical guide to the planning opportunities and potential tax pitfalls in providing private client services (PCS) for high net worth nonresident clients with U.S. tax presence. The panel will go beyond the basics to detail intricate strategies for minimizin... Read More

Structuring Spin-Offs: Reverse Morris Trusts, Section 355 Safe Harbors
October 5, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE webinar will examine the tax ramifications of spin-off and split-off transactions and how they can be structured to avoid taxation on the company or its shareholders. The panel discussion will include IRC Section 355, regulatory safe harbors, and Reverse Morris Trusts. Read More

Rule 23(c)(4) Issue Certification: Reconciling the Conflict With Rule 23(b)(3)'s Predomina...
Assessing the Three-Way Circuit Split on Issue Certification
October 6, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will examine limited issue certification under Rule 23(c)(4) and the three-way split that has developed among the circuits regarding how narrowly or broadly to interpret that rule. The panel will provide instruction on considerations and strategies for litigating certification under... Read More

Fiduciary Compliance in ESOP Transactions: Recent DOL Settlement Agreements and Best Pract...
Implications of Recent Settlement Agreements and Guidance on Avoiding Litigation
October 6, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will guide counsel on rules and procedures governing fiduciary and compliance responsibilities of trustees and advisers in ESOP transactions. The panel will discuss the implications of recent DOL settlement agreements, such as the Alpha, LNB, and the recent Reliance Trust agreement,... Read More

Overpayment Recoveries by Health Insurers: Bringing and Defending Claims, Evaluating Merit...
October 6, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will guide counsel to healthcare insurers and providers on bringing and defending overpayment recovery claims. The panel will provide practical insight from both plan and provider perspectives on implementing and dealing with health insurer audits, overpayment demands, and recoveries... Read More

Privilege Objections to Discovery: Leveraging Fiduciary and Financial Exceptions to Attorn...
October 6, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will equip litigators to assert or overcome privileges beyond the attorney-client privilege and the work product doctrine by understanding overlooked exceptions and limitations to discovery and testimonial privileges and immunities. The program will discuss the often-overlooked fiduc... Read More

Tax Treatment of Airplane Purchases: Maximizing Deductions for Business Aircraft Expenditu...
October 6, 2022 CPE, EA Live Webinar
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This course will address tax considerations for aircraft purchase and use. Purchasing an airplane has provided substantial tax savings in the past. While tax reform reduced or eliminated some deductions, others have increased significantly, leaving tax professionals and owners with much to consider.... Read More

Transferring Patent Ownership: Preexisting Licenses, Rights That Run With Patents, Encumbr...
October 6, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will guide counsel on transferring patent ownership. The panel will address the impact of encumbrances such as preexisting licenses on patent transfers as well as how the retention of certain rights by the former owner can affect the new patent owners' rights. The panel will also dis... Read More

Resolving ERISA Liens and Reimbursement Claims in Personal Injury Cases
Narrowing Claims and Challenging Unreasonable Charges
October 6, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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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

Multiple Points of Use: Applying for State Sales Tax Exemptions and Refunds
October 6, 2022 CPE Live Webinar
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This webinar will explain what products and services qualify for multiple points of use (MPU) reporting in specific states. Our panel of state and local tax experts will discuss appropriate and beneficial sourcing methods, applying for exemptions of MPU purchases, and the process of receiving refund... Read More

Medicaid Recipient Issues When the Community Spouse Dies First: Protections, Rules, and Ke...
October 6, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE webinar will guide elder law attorneys on the challenges Medicaid recipients face upon the passing of the community spouse. The panel will discuss community spouse protections and applicable rules, counting of assets, and available planning techniques to maintain Medicaid eligibility as a p... Read More

Structuring Trust Protector Provisions: Protectors' Powers and Duties, Trustee Oversight,...
Avoiding Unintentional Fiduciary Classification, Key Trust Provisions to Limit Disputes, N...
October 11, 2022 CLE, CPE Live Webinar
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This CLE/CPE 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 an... Read More

Structuring LLC Operating Agreements: Fiduciary Duty, Indemnification, and Exculpatory Pro...
October 11, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will provide corporate counsel with guidance for drafting provisions in LLC operating agreements that clearly define members' and managers' fiduciary duties. The panel will also explain how indemnification, exculpation, and limitation of liability clauses can minimize risk. Read More

Handling Cannabis Tax Examinations: Sec. 280E, Audits, IRS Guidance, Reporting Requirement...
October 11, 2022 CLE, CPE, EA Live Webinar
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This CLE/CPE course will guide tax counsel and advisers on effective methods in handling IRS cannabis tax examinations for businesses engaged in the cannabis industry. The panel will discuss critical federal and select state tax law provisions impacting marijuana businesses, essential items of focus... Read More

Changes to AIA Contract Documents: What Construction Lawyers Need to Know
Current Insurance and Bonds Exhibit, Owner-Contractor Documents, Owner-Architect Agreement...
October 11, 2022 CLE Webinar
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This CLE course will explain critical modifications to the AIA Construction Contracts Documents. The panel will devote significant attention to the creation of the Insurance and Bonds Exhibit. Read More

Finance Transactions: Structuring Legal Opinions for Amendments, Joinders, New Collateral,...
October 11, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will discuss the issues finance counsel should consider when rendering or reviewing opinions in connection with various types of loan modifications. The discussion will include amendments that add collateral or guarantors, add tranches of debt, or modify borrower ownership structure... Read More

Children With Foreign Accounts: Unexpected Income and Reporting Obligations
October 11, 2022 CPE, EA Live Webinar
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This webinar will highlight how children with negligible ties to the U.S. become subject to U.S. reporting requirements. Our panel of astute international tax experts will provide examples and explain income tax and foreign reporting obligations and how to remedy past noncompliance for tax professio... Read More

Preventing, Mitigating, and Defending Cargo Loss Claims
October 11, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will advise transportation counsel on avoiding, managing, and defending against cargo losses and damages. The panel will discuss avoidance and prevention techniques and how counsel can structure contracts between motor carriers, brokers, and shippers to prevent or mitigate exposure t... Read More

Construction Finance Modifications and Workouts: Key Considerations for Lenders and Distre...
Responding to Project Shutdowns and Delays
October 11, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will examine issues presented for construction lenders and borrowers in the current economic environment. The panel will discuss critical concerns for lenders when dealing with financially distressed borrowers and projects that have been delayed or disrupted. The panel will also disc... Read More

Attorney-Client Privilege and Dual-Purpose Advice: Convincing Courts to Maintain Confident...
Protecting Privilege When Counsel Acts as Business Adviser
October 11, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE webinar will seek to comprehensively address the issue of "mixed" or "dual-purpose" communications between clients and counsel. The CLE panel will survey the states' different approaches to the issue, discuss key federal court decisions on the topic, and apply these state and federal law pr... Read More

University Technology Transfer and Licensing Agreements
Determining Type of Transfer Agreement to Use, Structuring Key Provisions, Overcoming Uniq...
October 11, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will guide counsel in drafting university technology transfer and licensing agreements. The panel will discuss key contract clauses and best practices for negotiating the agreements and avoiding pitfalls unique to the university context. Read More

Structuring Exclusive Contracts Between Hospitals and Physician Groups
Negotiating Exclusivity, Payor Contracting, and Other Key Provisions; Ensuring Stark Law,...
October 11, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will provide guidance to counsel involved in structuring exclusive contracts between hospitals and physicians or physician groups. The panelist will discuss the nuts and bolts of structuring the agreements, including restrictive covenants, payor contracting provisions, performance st... Read More

Navigating Voluntary Disclosures Under New EPA/OIG Guidance to Mitigate Violations and Pen...
Distinguishing EPCRA From Non-EPCRA Violations
October 11, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE webinar will advise environmental counsel on current EPA policies regarding voluntary self-disclosures. The panel will discuss how the EPA will evaluate EPCRA violations versus non-EPCRA violations and screen non-EPCRA violation disclosures for significant concerns. The panel will address h... Read More

M&A Earnouts and Economic Uncertainty: Negotiating and Structuring, Best Practices for Avo...
October 12, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will examine the components of a well-structured earnout and discuss best practices for designing earnouts to minimize disputes. The panel discussion will also include results from recent ABA and SRS Acquiom Deal Term Studies regarding earnout provisions in M&A transactions, and how... Read More

Drafting Notice Clauses: Physical vs. Virtual Delivery, Time Limits, Form and Content, Ide...
Jurisdictional Differences, Remote Work Issues, Amending Provisions
October 12, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE webinar will guide counsel on best practices in drafting notice provisions. The panel will discuss the pros and cons of requiring physical versus virtual delivery, how to address concerns of certifying delivery, and what to consider when amending notice clauses in existing agreements, in pa... Read More

The Reverse Reptile: Rethinking Traditional Defense Strategies and Antidotes
Pre-Trial Motions, Trial Briefs, Motions for New Trial and Judgment Nothwithstanding the V...
October 12, 2022 CLE Webinar
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The CLE course will discuss how to use these strategies through oral and written word to exclude "reptile" evidence and arguments from the courtroom. The program will guide counsel through effective use of pre-trial and trial strategies, motions in limine, trial briefs, and new trial/jnov motions to... Read More

U.S. Golden Parachute Rules in International Transactions: Sections 280G and 4999, Strateg...
October 12, 2022 CLE, CPE, EA Live Webinar
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This CLE/CPE course will offer advisors and counsel a review of the tax implications of applying the U.S. golden parachute rules to cross-border transactions. Read More

Structuring Qualified Opportunity Zone Investments for Family Offices and Private Clients
October 12, 2022 CLE, CPE, EA Live Webinar
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This CLE/CPE course will give tax professionals an in-depth analysis of the Qualified Opportunity Zone (QOZ) tax incentive program under Section 1400z-2 and applicable regulations (QOZ Tax Program) and how family offices and private clients should consider structuring QOZ investments. The panel will... Read More

One Insured, Multiple Insurers, Multiple Lawsuits: Managing Liability, Settlement, and Cov...
October 12, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE webinar will discuss how to manage coverage, liability, and settlement issues that arise when a single policyholder is sued multiple times and has been insured by numerous insurers. The panel will review how to resolve which insurers must defend and defense sharing agreements, best strategi... Read More

ESOP Transactions in Estate Planning: Income and Transfer Taxes, Considerations for Closel...
October 13, 2022 CLE, CPE, EA Live Webinar
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This CLE/CPE course will provide guidance to estate planners on utilizing employee stock ownership plan (ESOP) transactions for business succession planning and minimizing estate, gift, and generation-skipping transfer taxes. The panel will discuss the basics of ESOP structures and transactions, inc... Read More

Commercial Office and Retail Leasing: What Tenants and In-House Counsel Need to Know
October 13, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will prepare counsel for commercial tenants for leasing issues unique to office and retail leases and best practices to protect tenant interests, as well as provide insight on the after-effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on landlord and tenant rights, obligations, and relationships. Th... Read More

Patent Eligibility, Duty to Disclose, and More: USPTO Manual of Patent Examining Procedure...
October 13, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will examine patent eligibility, duty to disclose, and other updated sections of the USPTO Manual of Patent Examining Procedure (MPEP). The panel will explore the impact on patent prosecution and beyond and provide best practices for applying the guidance or how to remedy instances w... Read More

Mitigating Mass Arbitration: Revising Arbitration Clauses and Rethinking Defense Strategie...
October 13, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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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

Due Diligence for Compensation Compliance: Mitigating Risk in Financial Relationships and...
October 13, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will provide an update on the continuing and emerging risk areas in financial relationships--and specifically, compensation--between and among healthcare providers. The panel will discuss the historical and emerging risk areas as a foundation for due diligence review in healthcare tr... Read More

Avoiding Bad Contract Drafting: Looking at the Big Picture, Structure, Language, Definitio...
October 18, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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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

Structuring Revolving Lines of Credit for Multiple Property Portfolios
Allowing for Draws and Repayments, Adding or Releasing Property, and More
October 18, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will brief real estate counsel on the advantages of using a revolving line of credit to finance a commercial real estate portfolio and on how revolving lines are structured and documented. Read More

Nursing Home Injury Litigation: Common Claims, Medical Records, and Damages Assessment
October 18, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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The CLE course will guide medical malpractice and personal injury attorneys who litigate cases against nursing homes arising from residents' injuries. The panel will review the laws and regulations governing nursing homes, common types of injuries from residents, how to handle medical records and ot... Read More

Reps and Warranties Insurance in Healthcare Transactions: Shifting Liability Risks
Evaluating When Insurance is Appropriate, Negotiating Coverage and Exclusions
October 18, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will guide healthcare counsel on using representation and warranties insurance in healthcare transactions. The panel will examine when such insurance is appropriate, how it can be best utilized, and what should be covered. The panel will offer best practices for leveraging reps and w... Read More

Deadlock-Breaking Mechanisms in LLCs: Avoiding Litigation and Dissolution When Members and...
Drafting Buy-Sell Provisions, External or Internal Tie-Breakers, Put or Call Options, Prov...
October 18, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will provide corporate counsel with a framework for adopting deadlock-breaking mechanisms in limited liability company (LLC) operating agreements and potential state law consequences when no such arrangements are in place. The panel will also discuss arbitration and mediation provisi... Read More

Divorce: When a Spouse or Former Spouse Files Bankruptcy
Understanding the Impact of Bankruptcy on Domestic Support Obligations, Property Settlemen...
October 18, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will address the interaction between bankruptcy, divorce, and property divisions. The program will discuss whether to file bankruptcy or divorce first and why it matters; which bankruptcy chapter may be best for certain situations; how bankruptcy affects the division of property and... Read More

Green Card Tax Implications: Revoking and Abandoning Green Cards, Preplanning for Green Ca...
October 18, 2022 CPE, EA Live Webinar
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This webinar will review the initial considerations of obtaining a green card and how to successfully abandon or revoke the same. Our panel of seasoned foreign immigration experts will detail which taxpayers are the best candidates for green cards, when a VISA is a better alternative, the eight of 1... Read More

Leveraging New Expungement and Reexamination Proceedings Under the TMA to Protect Trademar...
Benefits and Risks, Reasonable Investigation, Instituting Proceedings, Meritless Filings,...
October 18, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE webinar will guide IP counsel on the new expungement proceedings. The panel will provide a deeper dive into the proceedings, discussing the benefits and risks and how these proceedings are instituted. The panel will address potential abuse by bad actors and the vetting process to weed out m... Read More

Charitable Contributions: Complex Tax Issues With Unique Donations
Cryptocurrency, Self-Created Assets, QCDs, Donor Advised Funds, Substantiation, Grouping S...
October 19, 2022 CPE, EA Live Webinar
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This webinar will provide strategies and advice to maximize deductions of unique charitable contributions made by philanthropic taxpayers. Our panel of individual income tax professionals will review the rules for donor-advised funds and qualified charitable distributions (QCDs) as vehicles for maki... Read More

QTIP Elections: How and When to Make QTIP, Partial, Clayton, and Reverse Elections
October 19, 2022 CPE, EA Live Webinar
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This course will review qualified terminable interest property (QTIP) elections, including the reverse, partial, Clayton, and the interplay of the QTIP election with the DSUE. Our trust and estate tax expert will explain how to utilize QTIP elections to maximize taxpayers' federal estate tax and GST... Read More

Structuring Special Needs Trusts as IRA Beneficiaries: Avoiding Tax Traps in Funding SNTs...
October 19, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will provide estate planners with an advanced guide to drafting and structuring supplemental and special needs trusts (SNTs). The panel will focus on considerations such as setting up trusts to serve as beneficiaries of retirement accounts and drafting language and traps to avoid str... Read More

OFAC Compliance: Meeting Evolving U.S. Sanctions Requirements, Minimizing Risk of Sanction...
October 19, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will guide counsel on Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) compliance. The panel will discuss the new OFAC framework and OFAC's enforcement priorities. The panel will also discuss screening, monitoring, and receiving payments, as well as offer best practices for ensuring effective... Read More

Partnership Audit Adjustments Under the Centralized Audit Regime
Push-Out and Pull-In Adjustments, Audit Tips, and Forms 8978 and 8986
October 19, 2022 CPE, EA Live Webinar
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This course will cover practical considerations for partners and advisers to partnerships operating under the new partnership audit regime. Our panel of experts will review the latest guidance, explain partnership audit adjustments, and recommend steps to implement this reporting regime. Read More

Financing Energy Storage: Deal Structures, Revenue Streams, Issues for Stand-Alone and Co-...
ITC Rules, Addition of Storage to Renewable Generation
October 19, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will provide counsel with an in-depth analysis of financing energy storage projects. The panel will discuss critical issues and provisions in structuring transaction risks to developers, lenders and investors, and revenue streams. The panel will also discuss crucial considerations in... Read More

Mastering IRC 457(f): Guidance for ERISA Counsel in Structuring Deferred Compensation Plan...
October 19, 2022 CLE, CPE, EA Live Webinar
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This CLE/CPE course will provide employee benefits, ERISA counsel, and tax advisers with a thorough and practical guide to deferred compensation for nonprofit and exempt organization executives and employees. The panel will discuss critical tax rules impacting the structuring of deferred compensatio... 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
October 19, 2022 CLE, CPE Live Webinar
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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 timely file required international information forms such as Forms 5471, 5472, 3520, 3520-8858, 8865, 926, and the FBAR. The pa... Read More

Construction Defect Insurance Claims: Policyholder and Insurer Perspectives
Business Risk and Other Exclusions, Triggers, Priority of Coverage, and Contractual Risk T...
October 19, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will provide construction and insurance counsel with a review of evolving insurance coverage issues and recent key case law developments in construction defects claims. The panel will outline best practices for counsel to parties on either side of a dispute to resolve construction de... Read More

Responding to Time-Limited Demands for Policy Limits: Reasonableness, Safe Harbors; Obtain...
October 19, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will guide counsel in responding to time-limited demands for payment of the policy limits without drawing a claim for bad faith. The panel will discuss controlling law and statutes, requests that do and do not trigger insurer obligations, safe harbors that may excuse a response, and... Read More

Enforcing Vendor Financing Agreements in Bankruptcy: Characterization, Assignability, Lend...
October 19, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE webinar will discuss the uncertain and disparate treatment of vendor financing agreements in bankruptcy: whether they are assumable executory contracts or financial accommodation contracts; how the characterization affects the lender's funding duties; and a counterparty's obligations to per... Read More

Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act Compliance: Vaccination Recordkeeping and Incent...
Impact of COVID, Preparing for Future Pandemics
October 19, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE webinar will advise employment counsel on issues related to compliance with the requirements of the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA) under federal Equal Employment Opportunity laws. The panel will discuss recent issues related to the COVID-19 pandemic and how this may affect... Read More

Protecting Artificial Intelligence-Related Inventions: Patent Eligibility, Written Descrip...
October 19, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will guide patent counsel on protecting AI-related inventions. The panel will discuss the risks and opportunities of AI-derived innovations. The panel will discuss recent court decisions addressing AI and inventorship and examine the patenting process related to AI. The panel will of... Read More

Camp Lejeune Justice Act and Chemical Toxic Exposure at U.S. Military Bases: Claims, Benef...
October 19, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE webinar will guide attorneys through obtaining benefits available under the Camp Lejeune Justice Act and related statutes and legislation. The panel will discuss time limits, eligibility, procedure and prerequisites, available compensation and benefits, and more. Read More

Advanced Income and Estate Tax Planning Techniques for Owners of Closely Held Businesses
October 20, 2022 CLE, CPE, EA Live Webinar
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This CLE course will provide trusts and estates attorneys with an in-depth analysis of advanced income and estate tax planning strategies for owners of closely held businesses under current tax law and in light of proposed tax law changes. The panel will discuss techniques utilizing GRATs, sales to... Read More

Nonfungible Tokens and Copyright: Ownership, Digital Exhaustion, and Resale
October 20, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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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

IC-DISC Strategies: Mastering the Complex Operational Challenges
Anticipating IRS Audit Risks, Calculating Commissions, and Tackling Computational Intricac...
October 20, 2022 CPE, EA Live Webinar
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This course will prepare accounting professionals and tax advisers to fully leverage the tax benefits of IC-DISC (interest charge-domestic international sales corporation) formation. The panel will review and explain the key strategic steps for day-to-day aspects of running an IC-DISC, including cal... Read More

Self-Employment Tax and NIIT for LLCs and High Income Individuals
Minimizing Tax Through Activity Groupings, Self-Charged Interest, Blocker Corporations
October 20, 2022 CPE, EA Live Webinar
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This course will provide tax advisers with a practical guide to navigating the net investment income tax (NIIT) rules as they apply to self-employed taxpayers and offer tax reduction strategies for minimizing the NIIT. The panel will discuss NIIT calculations and planning opportunities. Read More

Special Needs Trusts for Persons With Disabilities to Protect Government Benefits and the...
Administering First- and Third-Party Trusts; Addressing the Interplay Between SNTs, Guardi...
October 20, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will prepare elder law practitioners to identify and deal with the crucial issues and pitfalls that arise when drafting special needs trusts. The panel will outline practical solutions to protect public benefits for clients. Read More

Deconversion of Condominium Units: Addressing Multifamily Rental Needs in Tight Real Estat...
Risks to Developers and Owners, Legal Process, Liability of Condominium Boards and Disclos...
October 20, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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The CLE webinar will address the deconversion of condominium units into multifamily rental units and the risks and benefits of this process. The panel will discuss the issues for developers and condominium ownership, the legal process, and the liability of condo board members who conduct a deconvers... Read More

Corporate Officer and Director Liability: Trend Toward Increased Exposure for Individual D...
October 20, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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The CLE course will address recent trends in the law pointing toward increased exposures for corporate officers and directors. D&Os are finding themselves increasingly in the crosshairs of government enforcement investigations as well as litigation brought by shareholders, customers, and business pa... Read More

Complex Tax Provisions in LLC Operating Agreements: Minimum Gain Chargeback, Waterfall All...
October 24, 2022 CPE, EA Live Webinar
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This course will examine complex tax clauses in operating agreements to assist tax practitioners in identifying and implementing these key provisions in accordance with partners' expectations and existing regulations. Read More

Preparing Form 1120-F for Foreign Corporations: 2021 Revisions, ECI, Protective Claims, an...
October 24, 2022 CPE, EA Live Webinar
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This course will provide a practical explanation of completing Form 1120-F, U.S. Income Tax Return of a Foreign Corporation. Our experts will explain how to properly prepare this onerous form, including who is required to file, filing protective returns, and issues for consideration with respect to... Read More

Structuring Tiered Partnerships: Advanced Tax Planning Strategies, Avoiding Tax Traps
Treatment of Allocations and Deductions, Application of Sec. 704 and 743
October 25, 2022 CLE, CPE, EA Live Webinar
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This CLE/CPE course will guide tax counsel on the available tax planning strategies in structuring tiered partnerships. The panel will discuss tax considerations for structuring tiered partnerships, treatment of allocations and deductions, the impact of tax reform and IRS partnership audit rules, th... Read More

Functionality in Trademark Prosecution and Litigation: Protecting Trademarks, Defending Ag...
Functionality; Aesthetic Functionality; Related Copyright and Design Issues; Cross-Border...
October 25, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will guide IP counsel on protecting trademarks and trade dress, defending against such claims, and dealing with the challenges and limitations of functionality and aesthetic functionality. The panel will examine functionality as it is applied in trademark applications and trademark a... 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...
October 25, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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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

Section 469 Passive Activity Rules: Loss Limitations, Ordering Rules, and Utilizing Losses
Substantiating Material Participation, Calculating Carryforwards, Reporting Dispositions,...
October 25, 2022 CPE, EA Live Webinar
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The course will provide tax advisers with a thorough and practical guide to navigating Section 469, the passive activity loss (PAL) limitation rules, calculating PAL amounts, and PAL carryforwards. The panel will discuss the separate calculations required and describe the interrelationship between t... Read More

PFAS Contamination: Current Regulatory Landscape and Science
October 25, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will guide environmental law counsel on the evolving federal and state regulatory landscape related to perfluoroalkyl or polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), providing updates to recent legislative and regulatory changes at both the federal and state level. Read More

Structuring Patent Licensing Agreements: Avoiding Litigation, Allocating Risk, and Maximiz...
October 25, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will prepare IP counsel to craft patent licenses by reviewing key clauses and licensing in joint development projects. The panel will outline best practices for structuring the agreement to avoid litigation, allocate risk, and maximize patent value. Read More

Assignment of Rents Enforcement After a Default: Receivership, Foreclosure, and Bankruptcy...
Best Practices in Drafting an Assignment of Rents and Leases
October 25, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE webinar will discuss the different approaches that state and bankruptcy courts have taken to the exercise or assignment of rent remedies and how those approaches should inform the drafting of an assignment of rents and leases document in a commercial mortgage transaction. Read More

Incorporation by Reference of Terms and Conditions: Notice, Objection, Emphasis, Enforceab...
October 25, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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The CLE webinar will guide counsel on the validity of terms incorporated by reference. The panel will discuss the rise of online terms and conditions incorporated into agreements and how to clarify that the parties had knowledge of and assented to the incorporated terms. The panel will review best p... Read More

Inflation Reduction Act Implications for Renewable Energy: New Tax Credits, Extensions, Ca...
Modifications of ITC and PTC, 45Q Tax Credit Through Direct Pay, Tax Credit Transfers, Min...
October 25, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE webinar will provide attorneys guidance on critical components of the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 (the Act) related to renewable energy investing, development, and production. The panel will discuss new green energy tax incentives and requirements under the Act, extensions and modificat... Read More

Foreign Late Filing Notices: Effective Responses for Penalty Abatement
Reasonable Cause, First Time Abatement, Reliance on a Professional, Exercising Ordinary Ca...
October 25, 2022 CPE, EA Live Webinar
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This webinar will examine the current state of IRS' responses to international taxpayers' requests for penalty relief for late filing of foreign information returns. Our astute panel of international tax experts will review what constitutes reasonable cause, when first-time abatement applies, and of... Read More

Requests for Admission: Achieving What Other Discovery Cannot, Reducing Costs, Supporting...
October 25, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE webinar will guide seasoned trial attorneys on the most effective use of requests for admission (RFAs) and the best response strategies. The panel will cover the underappreciated value of RFAs, their purposes, the proper scope of RFAs, how to respond and object adequately, and strategies to... Read More

Contingent Business Interruption Insurance: Coverage Issues and Exclusions
October 25, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE webinar will guide counsel through the in-depth analysis and unique questions to be answered to confirm or deny coverage under contingent business interruption (CBI) policies and add-ons. The panel will discuss how CBI policies can shift risk, the forms of CBI policies, controversies around... Read More

Private Company M&A: 2021 ABA Deal Points Study
Current Market Trends in Negotiating and Drafting Private Company Acquisition Terms
October 26, 2022 CLE Webinar
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This CLE webinar will examine the results of ABA's 2021 survey of private company M&A deal terms. The discussion will include financial provisions, prevailing qualifiers that pop up throughout purchase agreements, representations and warranties, indemnification provisions, reps and warranties insura... Read More

Restrictions on Noncompetes: Preparing for Potentially Sweeping FTC Noncompete Regs
Enforceability of Recent Executive Order to Promote Competition
October 26, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will advise employment counsel about how to prepare for changes signaled by the executive order (EO) President Biden signed regarding noncompete agreements. As requested by the EO, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) proposed regulations to curtail the use of noncompete clauses and ot... Read More

Colossus, Xactimate, AI, and Other Insurance Adjustment Software: Maximizing Auto Accident...
October 26, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will examine Colossus and similar claims adjustment software used by insurers to evaluate auto accident claims. The panelist, James Mathis--who implemented the program on which is the basis of TEACH (Total Evaluation and Claim Handling) and Colossus and taught Colossus to insurers--w... Read More

New IRS 90-Day Retirement Plan Pre-Exam Pilot: Self-Correction, Rev Proc 2021-30, Voluntar...
October 26, 2022 CPE, EA Live Webinar
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This webinar will outline steps that plan sponsors and administrators can take to ensure they are ready for the IRS' new 90-Day Pre-Examination Compliance Pilot. Our knowledgeable panel of retirement plan advisers will review preemptive steps companies can take to safeguard their plans so that an ex... Read More

Tax Implications of the Inflation Reduction Act: Corporate AMT, Stock Repurchase Excise Ta...
October 26, 2022 CLE, CPE, EA Live Webinar
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This CLE/CPE webinar will guide tax counsel and advisers on critical provisions of the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 (the Act) and their impact on specific corporate transactions, operations, and tax planning. The panel will discuss the new corporate alternative minimum tax, the excise tax on stoc... Read More

Family Partnerships: Navigating the Discounting Rules for Family-Controlled Entities
Lack of Control, Lack of Marketability, and Minority Discounts
October 26, 2022 CPE, EA Live Webinar
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This course will provide trust and estate advisers who work with high net worth individuals and partnerships with a thorough review of family-controlled entities and valuation discounts. The speakers will discuss the current landscape of family entity structures after Estate of Nancy H. Powell v. Co... Read More

Bankruptcy’s Effect on Arbitration Agreements: Automatic Stay, Enforceability, Burdens of...
October 26, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will discuss the increasing intersection of arbitration and bankruptcy. The program will address how recent Supreme Court decisions may affect arbitration in bankruptcy, the extent of the bankruptcy court's discretion to stay or allow arbitration to proceed on core and non-core matte... Read More

Challenges for Healthcare Providers Post-Dobbs: Patient Privacy, Emergency Treatment, Phar...
October 26, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE webinar will guide healthcare counsel on new and developing issues, including data privacy and security, emergency treatment, and reproductive rights, in state and federal legal requirements related to reproductive services after the Dobbs decision. Read More

Loss Limitations Analysis: Basis, At-Risk, Passive, and NOLs
October 27, 2022 CPE, EA Live Webinar
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This course will discuss the hierarchy of basis, at-risk, passive activity loss (PAL) limitations, net operating loss (NOL) limitations, and steps to avoid and mitigate the limitation of losses for owners of partnerships and S corporations. Read More

Estate Basis Consistency Rules for Fiduciaries: Navigating Reporting Requirements and Dist...
Avoiding Penalties, Determining Impact of Disclosure Rules on Estate and Beneficiaries, Ma...
October 27, 2022 CLE, CPE, EA Live Webinar
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This CLE/CPE course will provide estate planners and advisers to trusts and estates with a practical guide to estate basis consistency reporting requirements as they impact trustees and fiduciaries. The panel will explain the IRS pronouncements on coordinating basis reporting with the filing of the... Read More

Resolving Overlapping Damages in Employment Claims: Double Recovery, Invalidated Releases,...
October 27, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE webinar will guide employment counsel on pursuing analogous state and federal claims and various damages provisions. The panel will address the multiple damages available under Title VII claims, including back and front pay, compensatory damages, and punitive, and which damages may be cappe... Read More

Top Recent State Corporate Income Tax Cases: Nexus, Business Income, Combined Reporting, a...
October 27, 2022 CPE Live Webinar
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This course will provide tax professionals with an instructive review of the top recent state corporate income tax cases. Our panel will discuss SALT cases spanning substantive areas, including nexus, apportionment, non-business income, the tax base, sales factor sourcing, and unitary combined repor... Read More

Avoiding Deal Killers in Real Estate Sale and Purchase Transactions
Structuring Contract Terms to Clear Environmental Hurdles, Land Use Approval Challenges, a...
October 27, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will examine common obstacles to closing real estate deals, including environmental issues, defective or incomplete land use approvals, encroachments, flood issues, underperforming property, low basis sellers, and more. The panel will offer critical guidance on structuring the transa... Read More

Third-Party Disclosures: Maintaining Client Confidentiality
Comfort Letters and Consent Forms; IRC Section 7216, AICPA and State Board Rules
October 27, 2022 CPE, EA Live Webinar
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This webinar will discuss the conflicting guidance on responding to third-party and client information requests for work papers and tax return documents. Our esteemed panel will cover requests for client documents that could unknowingly expose practitioners to liability and the exceptions to confide... Read More

Construction Contracts: Waivers of Subrogation, Indemnification, and Contribution
Complexities and Pitfalls of Waiver Provisions for Contractors, Owners, and Insurer
October 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

Basis Calculations for Partnerships and LLCs
Book-Ups, Step-Ups, At-Risk Amounts, Allocating Liabilities, and Tax-Basis Capital Reporti...
October 31, 2022 CPE, EA Live Webinar
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This course will provide tax preparers and professionals advising partnerships and LLCs with a solid foundation for calculating and maintaining partners' basis accounts. The panel will discuss book-ups, step-ups, at-risk rules, the corresponding recourse and nonrecourse debt allocations, and recentl... Read More

Taxation of Household Employees: Registering, Reporting, Remitting, and Minimizing Taxes
November 1, 2022 CPE, EA Live Webinar
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This webinar will discuss remittance and reporting requirements for household employees. Our panel of individual income tax experts will explore reporting rules, including registration, withholding, and unemployment rules, as well as offer ways to minimize these taxes and simplify the tax reporting... Read More

Patent Protection and Bypass Continuation Applications: Evaluating Benefits and Risks, Nav...
November 1, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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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

Drafting Indemnification and Hold Harmless Provisions in Commercial Contracts
Negotiating Scope and Exclusions, Allocating Costs, Overcoming Enforcement Hurdles, Interp...
November 1, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will guide business counsel in drafting and negotiating indemnification and hold harmless provisions in commercial contracts. The panel will discuss critical elements of indemnification agreements, including scope, exclusions, and cost allocation. The panel will review enforceability... Read More

Drafting IRA Beneficiary "See-Through" Trust Provisions
Meeting Complex IRS Rules to Qualify a Trust as a Conduit Trust or an Accumulation Trust
November 1, 2022 CLE, CPE Live Webinar
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This CLE/CPE 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 tru... Read More

Bad Faith Litigation: Insurer's Discovery of Plaintiff's Privileged Information
Strategies for Discovering Policyholder Communications With Legal Counsel, Counsel's Work...
November 1, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE webinar will discuss strategies for discovering policyholders' communications with their legal counsel, including counsel's work product. The program will review which states have weakened or destroyed insurers' testimonial and work product privileges, the severe consequences of treating co... 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 1, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will discuss structuring preferred equity investments (PEIs) from the perspective of both 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

Gifting Strategies: Leveraging Your Clients' Gift Tax Exemption Now and Planning for 2026...
November 1, 2022 CPE, EA Live Webinar
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This webinar will take a fresh look at gifting strategies that will help clients maximize the use of their gift tax exemption in the current estate planning environment. Our expert panelists will provide an overview of gifting methods, including using the annual exclusion, gift-splitting, GRATS, net... Read More

Basics of Foreign Inbound Reporting: Effectively Connected Income, FDAP, U.S. Withholding...
November 1, 2022 CPE, EA Live Webinar
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This webinar will break down the terminology, filing requirements, and withholding rules for foreign inbound transactions for tax practitioners working with multinational individuals and businesses. Our panel of knowledgeable foreign tax experts will discuss effectively connected income (ECI), fixed... Read More

Licensing Digital Art and Copyright Metadata: Double Scienter Requirement, Implications fo...
Implications of Victor Elias Photography L.L.C. v. Ice Portal Inc.
November 1, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE webinar will guide IP counsel on digital art licensing, the recent Eleventh Circuit decision, and copyright metadata. The panel will discuss the heightened standard set by the court and its implications for photographers and other digital artists. The panel will offer best practices for lic... Read More

Structuring Special Purpose Entities: Separateness, Bankruptcy Remoteness, and True Sales
November 2, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will prepare bankruptcy and finance counsel to structure special purpose entities (SPEs) to achieve bankruptcy remoteness and avoid substantive consolidation, as well as to keep assets that are the subject of a loan or other financing isolated. The panel will discuss lessons from rec... Read More

Medicare and Medicaid Audit Overpayments: Challenging Statistical Sampling and Extrapolati...
November 2, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will provide insight to counsel for Medicare and Medicaid providers on how to effectively evaluate and challenge overpayment determinations in provider audits using statistical sampling and extrapolation. Read More

Structuring Virtual Power Purchase Agreements: Transaction Risks, Regulatory Consideration...
November 2, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will discuss structuring large corporations' virtual or financial power purchase agreements (PPAs). The panel will guide counsel on the different factors when structuring virtual PPA transactions, how they compare to physical PPAs, benefits for purchasers, available risk mitigation s... Read More

Employee Leave Under FMLA, ADA, and Workers' Comp: Navigating Overlapping and Conflicting...
Avoiding Pitfalls With Accommodation, Retaliation/Discrimination; Handling Light Duty, Com...
November 2, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will provide employers' counsel with best practices to reduce the risk of lawsuits or government action for employee leave violations under the FMLA, ADA, or workers' compensation laws, as well as paid sick leave laws. The panel will outline an employer's obligations under the laws a... Read More

Modernizing the Community Reinvestment Act: New Proposed Regulations
New CRA Approaches to Online and Mobile Banking, Data Collection, Bank Size, and Capabilit...
November 2, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will examine a new joint proposal by the federal banking agencies to modernize the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) regulations. The panel will discuss how the rise of mobile and online banking would be addressed in the new regs, how compliance obligations might vary depending on ban... Read More

Deposing Truck Drivers and Trucking Company Representatives in Injury Cases
Questioning Deponents, Using Demonstrative Exhibits, Raising and Defending Objections, Dea...
November 2, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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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

Tax Implications of the CHIPS Act of 2022: New Funding and Tax Credit Opportunities for Ma...
Eligibility, Limitations, Next Steps to Ensure Optimum Tax Benefits
November 2, 2022 CLE, CPE, EA Live Webinar
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This CLE/CPE webinar will provide tax professionals with an in-depth analysis of the key tax provisions of the Creating Helpful Incentives to Produce Semiconductors (CHIPS) Act. The panel will discuss new funding, tax credits, and other incentives for eligible taxpayers, the new advanced manufacturi... Read More

No Surprises Act Guidance for Health Plans: Final Rules, IDR Process, Qualifying Payment A...
November 2, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE webinar will provide employee benefits counsel, plan sponsors, and administrators guidance on key provisions and requirements of the final rules implementing the No Surprises Act (NSA). The panel will discuss the good faith estimate requirements for uninsured or self-pay patients, surprise... Read More

Taxation of Decentralized Finance Transactions: IRS Guidance, Tax Issues for DeFi Lending,...
November 3, 2022 CLE, CPE, EA Live Webinar
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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 decentralized finance (DeFi) transactions. The panel will discuss the IRS' position on the tax treatment of DeFi companies and platforms, critical tax considerations for U.... Read More

Complex IRS Penalty Abatement Procedures for Failure-to-File, Failure-to-Pay, and Accuracy...
Mastering Procedural and Practical Ways to Obtain Penalty Abatement; Mitigating Harsh IRS...
November 3, 2022 CPE, EA Live Webinar
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This course will provide tax professionals with a comprehensive and practical guide to navigating the procedural and efficient ways to obtain a penalty abatement. The panel will cover domestic and foreign information abatement requests and offer valuable tools for compiling and submitting the appeal... Read More

Due Diligence in Healthcare Transactions: Mitigating Risks
Provider Agreements, Licenses and Certificates of Need, Change of Ownership, Compliance an...
November 3, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE webinar will guide counsel on due diligence measures that effectively identify and mitigate risks and liabilities in healthcare transactions. The panel will discuss the legal issues in healthcare due diligence, including key healthcare risk areas and requirements, compliance programs, certi... 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 3, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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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

Roth IRAs: Conversions, Mega Back-Door, Tax Calculations, and Recent Legislation
November 3, 2022 CPE, EA Live Webinar
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This course will discuss Roth IRAs and Roth conversions for tax advisers working with clients eligible to make IRA contributions, conversions, and withdrawals. The panelist will discuss determining taxpayers who benefit most from conversions, calculating the tax on a Roth conversion, and--most impor... Read More

Negotiating Commercial Lease Casualty Provisions: Insurance, Termination Rights, Tenant Im...
November 3, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE webinar will advise leasing counsel structuring casualty provisions in commercial leases. The panel will discuss how insurance may affect a casualty event, how casualty provisions may affect landlords' and tenants' termination rights, and how to best preserve tenant improvements. The panel... Read More

U.S. Trade or Business: Defining the Undefined
Determining ECI, Withholding on Partnership Sales, 199A, Section 355 Spin-Offs, FDII Deduc...
November 3, 2022 CPE, EA Live Webinar
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This webinar will attempt to define trade or business activities in an international context. Our expert panel of international tax professionals will cover how a trade or business designation affects U.S. income taxes, withholding, and reporting obligations and what taxpayer actions indicate a trad... Read More

Estate Planning With Buy-Sell Agreements: Buy-Sell Plan Options, Key Provisions, Formulas,...
November 3, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE webinar will guide estate planners on utilizing buy-sell agreements as part of an estate plan and critical considerations in structuring these agreements for tax and estate planning. The panel will discuss the types of buy-sell plans, key drafting considerations, valuation challenges and fo... Read More

Sales Tax and the Internet of Things (IoT): Determining and Avoiding Sales and Use Tax
November 3, 2022 CPE, EA Live Webinar
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This webinar will define the Internet of Things (IoT), when these products are subject to sales and use taxes, and how the Internet Freedom Act affects their taxation. Our panel of SALT professionals will offer recommendations for structuring transactions to circumvent these taxes. 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...
November 8, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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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 equitable distribution and income availability upon divorce or in the context of post-judgment modifi... Read More

U.S. Tax Reporting of Foreign Retirement Account Ownership and Distributions
Calculating Current Tax, Revenue Procedure 2020-17, Detailing Informational Reporting
November 8, 2022 CPE, EA Live Webinar
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This course will provide tax advisers with a comprehensive guide to understanding the reporting requirements of U.S. taxpayers with beneficial interests in foreign/non-U.S. retirement accounts, including pensions, annuities, social security equivalents, and recent relief exempting specific trusts fr... Read More

ESG Considerations for Public Companies: Navigating Investor Demands, SEC Scrutiny, Varied...
November 8, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE webinar will discuss the issues presented for public companies in incorporating ESG considerations into their decision-making and operations, the current inconsistencies in rating ESG performance, and the SEC's increased focus on ESG disclosures. Read More

Employer Retention Credit: Eligibility, 2020 vs. 2021 Credits, Amended 941s, IRS Notices
November 8, 2022 CPE, EA Live Webinar
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This webinar will cover the Employee Retention Credit (ERC), including who is eligible, the credits available, and the related IRC notices. Our panel of federal income tax experts will highlight the multitude of changes made to the ERC for practitioners working with eligible and potentially eligible... Read More

Lost Chance Doctrine in Medical Malpractice Cases: Evolving Standards of Proof and Damages...
November 8, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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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

Tortious Interference With Contracts, Business Relations, and Economic Advantage: Proving...
Navigating the Complexities of Claims Alleging Intentional and Improper Business Disruptio...
November 8, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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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

Designing and Drafting Insurance Settlements and Releases
Covered and Non-Covered Claims, Multiple Defendants, Overbroad Language
November 8, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE webinar will review the best strategies for drafting insurance settlements, focusing on releases. The panel will discuss issues that arise with covered and non-covered claims, multiple defendants, problematic language that can sabotage the parties' expectations and forfeit future rights, an... Read More

Estate Planning for Mixed Nationality Couples: Key Issues and Strategies for Both the U.S....
Tax Resident Status, Spousal Deduction, QDOTs, Income Tax Issues, Gifting Strategies and S...
November 8, 2022 CLE, CPE, EA Live Webinar
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This CLE/CPE webinar will give estate planners and advisers an in-depth discussion of various challenges and estate planning techniques for mixed-nationality couples. The panel will discuss key planning considerations and available options, the impact of tax resident status on estate planning, and U... Read More

Patent Design Arounds: Minimizing Risk of Infringement and Reducing Likelihood of Competit...
Navigating Claims, Specifications, Prosecution History, Prior Art, and Other Key Considera...
November 9, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will guide patent counsel on leveraging design arounds to reduce the risk of patent infringement. The panel will also discuss what counsel can do when drafting patent applications to minimize competitors' likelihood of design around the patent. Read More

Liquidation of S Corporations: Mastering Tax Implications of Liquidating Distributions
Case Study on Planning, Calculations, and Property Dispositions
November 9, 2022 CPE, EA Live Webinar
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This course will delve into a case study on the planning, tax calculations, property dispositions, and dissolution filings required to liquidate an S corporation. The panel will brief participants on the general rules stated in IRC Section 1371, tying liquidation rules back to those applying to C co... Read More

Right-Sizing M&A Documentation for Smaller Deals: Distinguishing Relevant From Unnecessary...
Comparing ABA Long and Short Form Acquisition Agreements
November 9, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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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 fit smaller ($10 million or less) deals more appropriately. The panel will also include practical tips and tricks for documenting and closing smaller deals efficientl... Read More

Employment Law and Florida's Pending Stop Woke Act: Establishing DEI Programs Under Curren...
November 9, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will discuss Florida's new pending law prohibiting concepts based on critical race theory from mandatory workplace training. The panel will address how these and similar proposed laws may affect racial diversity training and diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) initiatives. The pan... Read More

Taking 30(b)(6) Corporate Representative Depositions in Personal Injury Cases
Drafting a Thorough Notice, Tying Down the Witness With Key Questions, Objecting and Filin...
November 9, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will prepare personal injury trial lawyers to depose corporate representatives in accordance with Rule 30(b)(6) of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and its state law equivalents. The webinar will discuss best practices for meeting the 30(b)(6) notice requirements, effectively que... Read More

Chapter 11 Treatment of Executive Compensation and Bonuses
Structuring Approvable KEIPs and KERPs, Surviving Objections
November 9, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE webinar is about employee incentive plans (KEIPs), 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 approvab... Read More

PRP Contribution Claims Under CERCLA: Strategies for Cost Recovery Against Potentially Res...
November 10, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will guide counsel advising parties involved in contaminated site cleanups on protecting the contribution interests of potentially responsible parties (PRPs) in seeking cost recovery against other PRPs. Read More

Perfecting Choice of Law and Choice of Forum Clauses: Scope of Capture, Conflict of Laws,...
Issues of Enforceability and State Statutes That Limit Choice of Law Options
November 10, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will guide business counsel on how to perfect the choice of law and choice of forum clauses that are standard and often boilerplate in commercial agreements. The panel will discuss how to ensure these provisions sweep as broadly or as narrowly as desired, and the continued relevance... Read More

Opinions of Counsel in Lending Transactions: Scope and Assumptions, Substantive Opinions,...
Structuring Third-Party Opinion Letters to Lenders Which Minimize Risks to the Preparer
November 10, 2022 CLE Webinar
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This course will provide nonprofit organization professionals and counsel with a practical guide to the planning and reporting implications involved when a donor contemplates gifting an interest in a partnership or an LLC to an exempt organization. The panel will outline gifting impacts to donors, d... Read More

Claims Against Long-Term Care Facilities: Negligence, Damages, and Individual Criminal Lia...
November 10, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will guide elder law counsel in pursuing and defending claims against long-term care facilities and related service providers. The panel will discuss federal and state regulations, standards of care, service provider negligence, damages, recent cases and enforcement actions, and pote... Read More

Inherency Doctrine in Patent Prosecution and Litigation
Navigating Court and USPTO Treatment, Proving Anticipation, Overcoming Inherency Rejection
November 10, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will guide patent counsel on the inherency doctrine in patent prosecution and litigation. The panel will examine how the courts and the USPTO have treated and are treating the issue. The panel will also discuss what it takes to prove anticipation by inherency and offer best practices... Read More

Nexus and Apportionment Issues: State and Local Taxes, Sales and Use Taxes, Market-Based S...
November 10, 2022 CPE, EA Live Webinar
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This course will guide tax professionals on evolving state tax nexus and apportionment issues for multistate companies with a remote workforce, including new complexities caused by guidance issued in response to COVID-19 pandemic and thereafter. The panel will provide insight into multiple complianc... Read More

Mitigating Cybersecurity Class Action Litigation Risks: Polices, Procedures, Service Provi...
November 10, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE webinar will provide practical solutions for corporate counsel to mitigate potential cybersecurity class action risks. The panel will discuss how businesses should implement policies, procedures, and training to limit data security breaches and what steps companies can take with service pro... Read More

State Taxation of Retirees: Retirement Exclusions, Property Tax Exemptions, and Unique Cre...
November 10, 2022 CPE Live Webinar
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This webinar will highlight the many tax benefits available to seniors in the 50 states for tax practitioners preparing returns for older taxpayers. Our panel of state tax experts will explain retirement exclusions, property tax exemptions, and unique credits offered in specific states for tax pract... Read More

Patent Term Adjustments and Extensions: Leveraging Recent Decisions and USPTO Rule Changes
November 15, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will guide IP counsel in calculating patent term adjustments, understanding the interplay with patent term extensions, examining recent court treatment, and offering approaches for preserving rights and maximizing patent term adjustments and extensions. Read More

Supply Chain Transparency: Proposed Fashion Act and EU Directive, Existing Supply Chain Le...
Implementing Controls for Complex Due Diligence and Disclosure Requirements
November 15, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE webinar will advise counsel on the concept of supply chain transparency and two proposed laws that may force companies in the U.S. and EU to provide transparency into production partnerships and account for impacts incurred throughout their supply chain. The panel will discuss New York's Fa... Read More

U.S.-Canadian Tax and Estate Planning for Dual Residents
Reconciling U.S. and Canadian Law on Trusts, Deemed Dispositions on Death, Situs Wills, an...
November 15, 2022 CLE, CPE, EA Live Webinar
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This CLE/CPE course will provide estate planners with a comprehensive guide to estate planning tax challenges and opportunities for clients who have a tax presence in both the United States and Canada. The panel will discuss the U.S. tax law and treaty provisions that govern tax and fiduciary rules... Read More

Foreign Earned Income: Form 2555 Exclusion
Navigating Tax Treaties, Social Security Totalization Agreements
November 15, 2022 CPE, EA Live Webinar
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This course will provide tax advisers and preparers with an in-depth review of complex income tax considerations related to Americans working abroad. The panel will explore eligibility, including the required tests to qualify for income and housing exclusions, preparation of Form 2555, Foreign Earne... Read More

IRC Section 734 Adjustments: Distributions of Partnership Property
An Advanced Case Study of Calculations and Considerations
November 16, 2022 CPE, EA Live Webinar
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This course will equip tax professionals with the tools to analyze the impact of a Section 754 election (or lack thereof). The panel will offer a detailed case study and illustration of how to calculate Section 734(b) basis adjustment(s) to assets retained by the partnership after distribution to a... Read More

WARN Act Compliance: Recent Federal Cases, Remote Work, State Law Requirements, Notice Exc...
Special Considerations for Small Employers
November 16, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE webinar will advise employment counsel navigating the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act (WARN Act), related state law analogs, and workforce reductions. The panel will discuss recent federal court cases and their impact on how remote employees are governed under the WARN Act... Read More

Asset-Based Lending: Navigating Borrowing Base, Article 9 Collateral Issues, Key Provision...
November 17, 2022 CLE Webinar
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This CLE course will discuss asset-based lending (ABL) transactions, including issues associated with the borrowing base, obtaining and perfecting a security interest in the assets under the UCC, and essential terms in ABL documentation. The speakers will discuss ABL facilities for restructurings, s... Read More

Navigating the Chinese Patent System: What U.S. Patent Counsel Need to Know, Leveraging Re...
Protecting IP Rights in China, Changes After the Phase One Trade Deal, Understanding Curre...
November 17, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE webinar will guide U.S. patent counsel and companies on Chinese patent law and what they need to know about the Chinese system. The panel will address changes to the Guidelines for Examination and new draft amendments, current litigation trends, and the Anti-Unfair Competition Law (AUCL). T... Read More

Foreign Tax Credit Baskets: Categorizing Income, Maximizing the FTC, Allocating and Apport...
November 17, 2022 CPE, EA Live Webinar
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This webinar will take an in-depth look at the categories of income reported on Form 1118 for the foreign tax credit. Our knowledgeable panel will explain how these baskets influence the ultimate calculation of the foreign tax credit, the allocation and apportionment of expenses by category, carryov... Read More

Charitable Donations of LLC and Limited Partnership Interests to Nonprofits
Avoiding Negative Tax Consequences for Public Charities, Private Foundations, and Donor-Ad...
November 21, 2022 CPE, EA Live Webinar
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This course will provide nonprofit organization professionals and counsel with a practical guide to the planning and reporting implications when a donor contemplates gifting an interest in a partnership or an LLC to an exempt organization. The panel will outline gifting impacts to donors, detail the... Read More

Tax Ethics: Best Practices for Ensuring Compliance With Circular 230 and Other Applicable...
November 22, 2022 CPE, EA Live Webinar
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This course will discuss Circular 230 concerns regarding ethical encounters facing tax professionals, including how current norms impact the profession. The panel will examine best practices to ensure compliance and avoid penalties. Read More

Attorney-Client Privilege in Bad Faith Litigation: Privilege Issues From Perspectives of P...
November 29, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE webinar will discuss whether the attorney-client privilege is being eroded in bad faith litigation. The panel will review the tripartite nature of attorney-client privilege among the insurer, the insured, and the attorney representing the insured. The program will discuss who controls the p... Read More

Drafting Joint Venture Agreements: Deal Rationale, Partner Fit, Scope and Structure, Finan...
Key Considerations for JV Agreements
November 29, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will provide strategies for drafting joint ventures (JVs) for various commercial transactions. The panel will focus on the elements necessary to create a workable agreement that will provide structure throughout the life of the JV. Read More

Influencer and Celebrity Marketing Partnerships: Sponsored Content for Brand Growth
November 29, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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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

China's New Pollutant Control Action Plan: Commenting Process, Environmental Investigation...
Regulating the Manufacture, Import, Process, and Discharge of Chemicals in or Around China
November 29, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE webinar will advise environmental counsel on pending regulations in China that will affect chemical companies that manufacture, import, process, or discharge certain key chemicals in and around China. The panel will address the proposed working targets for the regulated chemicals and how co... Read More

Valid-When-Made and True Lender Doctrines: Usury Issues With Banking Partnerships and Rent...
November 30, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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The CLE webinar will analyze the valid-when-made and true lender doctrines and issues that can arise when banks and nonbanks enter partnerships to offer consumer loan products. The panel discussion will include the evolution of both issues under national banking laws, the Madden case, the 2020 OCC r... Read More

Corporate Board Meeting Minutes, Agendas, and Other Written Records: Governance Best Pract...
Safeguarding Directors Against Breach of Fiduciary Duty Claims With Effective Document Pre...
November 30, 2022 CLE Webinar
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This CLE course will guide corporate secretaries and other governance professionals in implementing best practices for board of director meetings to guard against breach of fiduciary claims and other legal challenges to director actions. The panel will discuss critical considerations for boards and... Read More

Ambulatory Surgery Center Acquisitions: Minimizing Compliance Risks
Meeting Regulatory Requirements and Avoiding Due Diligence Pitfalls
November 30, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will provide healthcare counsel with a review of the critical regulatory issues in acquiring ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs). The panel will offer guidance on structuring the arrangements and conducting due diligence. Read More

Structuring Private Equity Co-Investments and Club Deals: Risks and Opportunities for Spon...
Choosing the Right Investment Structure, Key Deal Terms, Tax and Regulatory Ramifications
December 1, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE program will review legal developments in co-investments for private equity, investment structures, key deal terms, and tax considerations. The panel will provide insights and perspectives into opportunities and risks for both sponsors and investors. Read More

Equity Interests as Collateral: Creating and Enforcing Security Interests in Stocks, Partn...
Planning and Documentation Issues, Avoiding Potential Pitfalls in Perfecting Security Inte...
December 1, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will guide commercial finance counsel on how to document a security interest in corporate stock, partnership interests, and LLC interests, how to perfect such security interests properly, and how to evaluate and pursue enforcement remedies in the event a borrower defaults. Read More

Daubert Motions in Class Certification: Using or Challenging Expert Testimony Amid Diverge...
December 1, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will prepare class counsel with defense strategies to evaluate and determine whether and when to raise a Daubert motion to prevent certification and how to prevail on such a motion. The panel will examine the latest and varying court rulings on the appropriate level of scrutiny of ex... Read More

Grandparent and Nonparent Custody and Visitation After Divorce or Death
Litigation Strategies and Proactive Steps to Protect Rights
December 6, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will guide family law attorneys through disputes over the rights of nonparents--frequently grandparents--to maintain a relationship with children after a divorce or death of the parent or the adoption of a grandchild. The panel will explore litigation strategies and proactive steps t... Read More

Structuring Ground Leases and Leasehold Mortgages: Balancing Competing Interests Among Own...
December 6, 2022 CLE Webinar
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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

Qualified Small Business Stock: Maximizing the Section 1202 Exclusion for Startup Investor...
December 7, 2022 CPE, EA Live Webinar
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This course will explain how a business and its shareholders meet Section 1202 eligibility requirements for qualified small business stock (QSBS) to eliminate or reduce taxation of capital gains. Our panel of tax experts will discuss the corporate requirements, shareholder requirements, and the subs... Read More

Employment Litigation and Claim Settlements: Maximizing Tax Benefits and Avoiding Penaltie...
Tax Considerations for Employers When Drafting Settlement Agreements
December 7, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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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

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...
December 8, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will guide counsel in 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" lega... Read More

Responding to Common IRS Notices: 90-Day Letters, First-Time Penalty Abatement, and Reason...
December 8, 2022 CPE, EA Live Webinar
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This course will explain the many types of notices issued by the IRS, including how to respond to each appropriately, how to properly request abatement of penalties charged, and current IRS responses to abatement requests. Read More

UCC Articles 8 and 9 and the Hague Securities Convention
Revising Securities Account and Account Control Agreements, Determining Where to File, Tra...
December 20, 2022 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE program will explain the effect of the Hague Securities Convention on practices under Articles 8 and 9 of the Uniform Commercial Code. It will focus on the circumstances in which new clauses should be inserted into securities account agreements and account control agreements and in which in... Read More

Related Party Notes and Transactions: Section 267, Imputed Interest, Disallowed Losses, an...
December 28, 2022 CPE, EA Live Webinar
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This course will examine the complexities of related party transactions for tax advisers working with closely held businesses and their owners. The panelist will explain when imputed interest is required, when it is recognized by the payor and payee, when loss deductions are disallowed versus deferr... Read More