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Trusts Holding Partnership Assets: DNI and FAI Calculations, Fiduciary and Reporting
Determining Whether Distributions Count as Income or Principal, Calculating QBI Deduction,...
December 10, 2019 CPE, EA Live Webinar

This webinar will provide tax professionals and fiduciary advisers with a practical guide to the rules governing trust accounting income and tax treatment of partnership share assets held by trusts. The panel will discuss the specific challenges that partnership holdings present in calculating FAI,... Read More

Trademark Opposition and Cancellation Proceedings at the TTAB
December 10, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will provide trademark counsel with guidance to navigate opposition proceedings at the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB), whether opposing the application or responding to the opposition. The panel will examine issues related to and offer strategies for filing the opposition,... Read More

New QBI Forms 8995 and 8995A: Interpreting Evolving Guidance on SSTBs and the 20% Deductio...
December 10, 2019 CPE, EA Live Webinar

This webinar will provide needed guidance for tax advisers and professionals calculating the qualified business income (QBI) deduction and completing new forms 8995 and 8995A for 2019. The panel will discuss the completion of the new forms, including the latest developments with QBI and specified se... Read More

Closing Protection Letters for Title Insurance: Key Provisions, Common Issues, Recent ALTA...
December 10, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will provide real estate counsel with practical guidance for structuring closing protection letters (CPLs) for title insurance, particularly after the recent ALTA revisions. Read More

Outbound Foreign Income Tax Reporting Basics: Filing Requirements and Thresholds
Reconciling Income, Credits and Treaty Benefits, Foreign Entity Classification, GILTI
December 10, 2019 CPE, EA Live Webinar

This webinar will provide tax advisers with a guide to the framework of reporting foreign income and its accompanying tax obligations. The panel will detail the tax treatment of various classes of income, describe the remaining framework of deferral opportunities, credits for foreign taxes paid, tax... Read More

Inherited Retirement Benefits: Avoiding Pitfalls for Executors, Trustees and Beneficiaries
December 10, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will guide trust and estate counsel on the complexities of planning with inherited retirement benefits. The panel will discuss mechanisms to avoid pitfalls concerning inherited retirement benefits such as account titling, plan transfers, required distributions, basis reporting, spec... Read More

Patenting Pharmaceutical Drug Formulations: Withstanding Litigation and PTAB Challenges
December 10, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to patent counsel on patenting drug formulations from drafting through patent prosecution and enforcement. The panel will examine lessons learned from the case law and offer strategies to overcome the potential challenges. Read More

FDII Deduction and GILTI Rules: Claiming Section 250 Tax Incentives on Eligible Foreign In...
QBAI, Expense Allocations, Sale of Property Provisions, Deduction-Eligible Income, FDDEI T...
December 10, 2019 CPE, EA Live Webinar

This webinar will provide corporate tax advisers with a practical guide to the tax planning opportunities and challenges of the Section 250 FDII deduction in light of recent IRS guidance. The panel will discuss how the recently proposed regulations impact the treatment of certain transactions for pu... Read More

Defending Class Actions Using Absent Class Member Discovery
Evaluating Whether to Seek Discovery of Class Members; Leveraging Evidence at Certificatio...
December 11, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will prepare defense counsel to evaluate whether and how to pursue discovery of absent class members in class litigation. The panel will discuss the courts' varying positions on permitting absent class member discovery, when to request discovery from putative class members, the disc... Read More

Post-Closing Integration Issues in M&A: Developing and Implementing a Plan
Transfer of Assets and Contracts, Workforce Adjustments, Corporate Structure, and Tax Cons...
December 11, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will examine the legal and operational issues which companies must address once an acquisition or merger has closed and two or more companies must operate as one. The panel discussion will include corporate restructuring, workforce integration, IP, antitrust, healthcare regulatory,... Read More

Medicaid Planning When a Spouse Enters a Nursing Home: Avoiding Costly Pitfalls to Preserv...
CSRA, Monthly Maintenance Needs Allowance, Exempt Asset Requirements, and More
December 11, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will provide elder law counsel with the tools to assist their married clients in Medicaid planning when one spouse enters a nursing home. The program will discuss how to best leverage the community spouse resource allowance (CSRA) and Medicaid monthly minimum maintenance needs allow... Read More

Divorce: Division of Stock Options and Restricted Stock Units
Identifying, Classifying and Valuing Options and RSUs for Equitable Distribution and/or In...
December 11, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will prepare family law practitioners and financial experts to better represent litigants in identifying, classifying, and valuing stock options and restricted stock units (RSUs) for purposes of both equitable distribution and income availability upon divorce or in the context of po... Read More

Third Parties and Attorney-Client Privilege: Common Interest, Functional Equivalence, Waiv...
December 11, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will discuss significant exceptions to third-party attorney-client privilege waivers, including the Kovel doctrine for third-party consultants, the common interest doctrine, and the functional equivalent doctrine. The program will address the scope and applicability of these excepti... Read More

Structuring Supply Chain Agreements: New Guidance on Prop 65 Compliance
December 11, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

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

Horizontal vs. Vertical Exhaustion of Insurance: Priority of Coverage and Settlement for B...
December 11, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will provide insurance counsel with a review of essential issues in horizontal and vertical insurance, the interrelationship between the liability of the primary carrier and the excess insurer, and best practices to resolve priority of coverage disputes. Read More

Stock Compensation, Deferred Compensation and State Income Taxes
Compliance with Corporate and Employer Filing
December 11, 2019 CPE Live Webinar

This webinar will discuss the state tax implications of incentive stock options (ISOs), non-qualified stock options, restricted stock units (RSUs), and other forms of stock compensation, including withholding obligations and issues involving mobile employee incentives. Read More

Anticipating Post-Closing Environmental Issues in Real Estate Deals
December 11, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will guide counsel for buyers, sellers, and lenders in real estate transactions on structuring provisions that address post-closing environmental issues to ensure coverage for environmental liabilities. The panel will examine recent court treatment of environmental contractual claus... Read More

Employee Benefit Plan Audit Peer Reviews
Preparing for Risk Assessment, Control Document Inspection, and Other Peer Reviewer Concer...
December 11, 2019 CPE Live Webinar

This webinar will prepare audit advisers to identify issues that frequently arise in peer review audits of employee benefit plans and offer best practices to address potential problems and to work with reviewers. Read More

Discharging Student Loan Debt in Bankruptcy: Borrower and Creditor Perspectives
Bankruptcy Code Provisions; Educational Loan Types; Relevant Cases; Partial Discharge; Spe...
December 11, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will provide practical guidance to counsel for both borrowers and creditors on student loan debt in bankruptcy, including bankruptcy court treatment of different types of educational loans, Bankruptcy Code provisions governing student loans, relevant cases and judicial precedent in... Read More

Form 5471 Schedule J, Accumulated Earnings of Controlled Foreign Corporation: Line-by-Line
Deep Dive Into New Categories, Classifications, and Sections of Complex Schedule J
December 11, 2019 CPE, EA Webinar

This webinar will provide tax advisers with a practical, in-depth guide to completing Form 5471's newly revised Schedule J, Accumulated Earnings & Profits (E&P) of Controlled Foreign Corporations. The panel will take a line-by-line approach to the form, discussing each of the income items listed in... Read More

Deposition Strategies in Employment Litigation: Taking and Defending Depositions of Plaint...
Leveraging Deposition Testimony During Discovery, Summary Judgment, Settlement, and Trial
December 12, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will prepare employment trial lawyers to take and defend depositions of plaintiffs and fact witnesses. The panel will explain tactics for preparing witnesses, outline techniques for effective questioning, and offer strategies for leveraging deposition testimony during discovery, sum... Read More

Asset Sale vs. Stock Sale: Tax Considerations, Advanced Drafting, and Structuring Techniqu...
December 12, 2019 CLE, CPE, EA Live Webinar

This CLE/CPE webinar will provide practical guidance into best practices for tax counsel advising clients buying or selling a business and on the tax ramifications of structuring the transaction as an asset sale vs. a stock sale. Each structure has distinct advantages and disadvantages, and tax coun... Read More

Partnership Preferred Returns: Identifying Capital Shifts and Recharacterization Risks
December 12, 2019 CPE, EA Live Webinar

This webinar will provide partnership advisers and tax professionals with a thorough guide to the allocation and reporting challenges of partnerships with preferred return provisions in their operating agreements. The panel will discuss the tax risks to individual partners with preferred returns, de... Read More

Development Agreements Between Municipalities and Private Parties
Attracting Private Funding for Long-Term Development Projects, Addressing Land Use, Tax an...
December 12, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will offer guidance to both private and local government attorneys negotiating development agreements. The panel will discuss key terms to include to ensure effective implementation and protect against challenges to the agreements. Read More

Claiming the Section 41 R&D Credit: Small Business Provisions
Calculation and Substantiation of QRAs and QREs, Using R&D Credits to Offset Payroll Tax a...
December 12, 2019 CPE, EA Live Webinar

This webinar will provide tax advisers and compliance professionals with a thorough and practical guide to Section 41 Research and Development (R&D) Income Tax Credits. The panel will identify activities treated as qualified research activities (QRAs), offer guidance on documenting and claiming the... Read More

Nonprofit M&A: Analyzing Tax, Accounting, and Business Aspects of Partnerships With Other...
December 12, 2019 CPE, EA Live Webinar

This webinar will provide advisers to nonprofits with a review of the business and regulatory benefits and risks of a wide variety of mergers and acquisitions, partnerships, and other business ventures among nonprofits. Read More

IRC Section 461(l) Business Loss Limitations: New Form 461
December 12, 2019 CPE, EA Live Webinar

This webinar will explain how to calculate losses under new Section 461(l) and report these losses on Form 461. The panel will discuss what is and is not trade or business income, capital gains and losses to include in the calculation, calculating loss carryforwards, and completing Form 461 with nee... Read More

Structuring Aircraft Acquisition Transactions: Purchase, Lease and Financing Alternatives...
December 12, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will examine the purchase, lease, and financing structures available for acquiring aircraft. The panel will examine specific structures involving purchase contracts, security agreements and leasing options. The panel will also discuss underlying concerns for buyers/lessees/borrowers... Read More

New IRS Final Regulations for Hardship Distributions Under 401(k) and 403(b) Plans
Notable Changes and Required Amendments for Retirement Plans, Key Compliance Challenges fo...
December 12, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will provide ERISA counsel, plan sponsors, and administrators a detailed analysis of the new IRS final regulations for hardship distributions for 401(k) and 403(b) plans. The panel will discuss key provisions of the final rules, necessary amendments for retirement plan documents, ad... Read More

Structuring 1031 Like-Kind Exchanges: Revisiting "Real Property," Applying 199A Business D...
December 12, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will examine the impact of tax reform on like-kind exchanges under IRC Section 1031 with a particular focus on what now qualifies as "real property" and what constitutes the unadjusted basis of replacement property for purposes of the new IRC Section 199A deduction. The panel will d... Read More

Healthcare Fraud and Abuse: Rigorous Compliance, Recent Settlements, Court Rulings, and Ad...
December 12, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will review the latest developments related to healthcare fraud, drawing lessons from recent government investigations and settlements. The panel will prepare healthcare counsel to take proactive steps for compliance. Read More

Using PTAB Proceedings to Challenge and Defend Patents: Standing, Serial IPRs, and Uninten...
December 12, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will guide counsel on the strategic use of Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) proceedings. The panel will discuss how companies are leveraging the PTAB system, as well as the risks involved. The panel will also examine what small companies and startups can do to counter challenges... Read More

Using Civil Conspiracy to Establish Vicarious Liability
Determining Evidence to Prove a Conspiratorial Agreement; Circumstantial Evidence; Persona...
December 17, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will provide trial lawyers with detailed guidance on a valuable but underutilized tool to expand the scope of liability in a civil action: pleading and proving the existence of a conspiracy. This webinar will address, among other things, the many misconceptions about this powerful l... Read More

Allocation of Trust Distributable Net Income Between Trust and Multistate Beneficiaries
Overcoming Income Sourcing and Apportionment Challenges, DNI Calculations, Trust Income Re...
December 17, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will provide trust and estates counsel a thorough and practical guide into the challenges of allocating distributable net income (DNI) for complex trusts with income or beneficiaries in multiple states. The panel will discuss key tax rule challenges and considerations in trust docum... Read More

Defeating Reptilian Tactics in First-Party Insurance Cases
Responding to Reptile Techniques During Discovery, Deposition, Voir Dire, Opening Statemen...
December 17, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will guide insurance counsel on the increasing application of the "reptile theory" in first-party insurance cases. Our panel will explore tactics used by counsel for insureds to leverage this litigation strategy and steps insurers can take to neutralize them effectively. The panel w... Read More

Blocker Structuring in the Wake of US Tax Reform: Key Considerations for US Venture Funds...
December 17, 2019 CLE, CPE Live Webinar

This CLE/CPE webinar will provide tax counsel and private investment professionals with a practical guide to structuring investments by private equity and venture capital funds (PEVC Funds) in a manner that seeks to address the various tax sensitivities of PEVC Fund investors. Read More

Tax Research Techniques: Internet Sites and Tools, Methodology, Documentation and Communic...
December 17, 2019 CPE, EA Live Webinar

This webinar will enable new and seasoned tax professionals to perform tax research more efficiently. Our panel of experts will identify reliable and accessible internet tools and sites available to facilitate the preparation of returns and tax research. They will also explain the fundamentals of re... Read More

Non-Compete Covenants in M&A: Structuring to Bind Sellers and Key Employees
Navigating State Laws and Recent Court Cases Regarding Enforceability
December 17, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will offer guidance in drafting non-compete clauses in contracts for the purchase and sale of a business. The panel will also discuss related non-compete agreements for key employees, sellers, and founders of the target entity, and the limitations associated with each. The panel wil... Read More

CFC Worthless Stock Loss Deduction Rules: GILTI and BEAT Limitations to Deductibility of I...
December 17, 2019 CPE, EA Live Webinar

This webinar will provide corporate tax advisers with a practical guide to claiming deductions of worthless stock in the context of controlled foreign corporations (CFCs) after the 2017 tax reform law. After briefly outlining the prior treatment allowing for a full deduction for worthless stock in a... Read More

Foreign Investment in U.S. Real Estate: Portfolio Interest Exemption and IRC 163(j) Intere...
Blocker Corporations, REITS, BEAT, FIRPTA Withholding Rules and Exemptions
December 17, 2019 CPE, EA Live Webinar

This webinar will provide tax advisers with a practical guide to the opportunities and challenges for foreign investors in U.S. real estate. The panel will discuss the impact of the 2017 tax reform law on entity selection, FIRPTA withholding requirements, and blocker corporations. The webinar will a... Read More

Effective Reply Briefs in Appellate Practice: Strategic Uses, Best Practices for Drafting
December 17, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

The CLE webinar will provide guidance to appellate lawyers on strategic uses of--and best practices for drafting--reply briefs in appellate practice. The panel will provide insights, explore those best practices, and offer concrete tips for drafting a reply that may resolve a case before, or without... Read More

Structuring Anti-Net Short Provisions in Syndicated Credit Facilities
Determining When a Net Short Position Exists: Divestment, Voting, and Other Limitations
December 17, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will examine the issues presented by these complex and rapidly evolving terms, and the other so-called "Windstream provisions" that attempt to shield borrowers from net short debt activist investors. Read More

Physician Liability for Opioid Addiction and Death: Claims and Defenses
December 17, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will concentrate on the link between the national opioid epidemic and the resulting litigation. Manufacturers, prescribing doctors, dispensing pharmacists, and corporations involved have all been the targets of litigation. Counsel must be prepared, in today's environment, to address... Read More

Cannabis and Corporate Law: Solving New Problems in Entity Formation and Jurisdiction, Inv...
December 17, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

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

Food Poisoning and Other Foodborne Harm: Claims and Defenses
Identifying All Potential Defendants and Causes of Action
December 17, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will provide personal injury plaintiff and defense counsel with a detailed examination of the rapidly expanding area of foodborne illness litigation. Regardless of the source, reactions to and injuries caused by contaminated food vary; the CDC estimates 47.8 million foodborne illnes... Read More

Terminated Employee and Retiree Rights Under ERISA: Reducing Benefits, Partial Plan Termin...
December 17, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will provide ERISA counsel, plan sponsors, and administrators an in-depth analysis of the legal issues that arise from terminated employees and retirees under ERISA. The panel will discuss critical considerations regarding the rights of terminated employees and retirees under ERISA,... Read More

Intellectual Property in Government Contracts: Negotiating, Preserving and Enforcing IP Ri...
December 18, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will guide counsel in preserving and protecting clients' intellectual property rights in government contracting. The panel will review best practices for counsel for negotiating the contract and will address potential government misuse of the IP and remedies. Read More

M&A Post-Closing Disputes: Minimizing and Resolving Disputes Over Working Capital Adjustme...
December 18, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will examine the common causes of M&A post-closing disputes regarding working capital adjustments and earnouts. The panel will discuss strategies for mitigating the likelihood of post-closing disputes, and considerations and best practices for resolving them. Read More

Tax Treatment of Cannabis Partnerships: Pass-Through Entity Selection Strategies to Minimi...
Utilizing 199A QBI Deduction to Mitigate the Gross Income Inclusion and Section 280E Deduc...
December 18, 2019 CPE, EA Live Webinar

This webinar will provide tax advice to partnerships engaged in the cannabis business in states that have legalized its sale and/or cultivation. The panel will discuss the eligibility of pass-through entities claiming the QBI deduction, detail the rules limiting expense deduction under Section 280E,... Read More

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

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

The End of LIBOR: Advising Investment Managers on the Transition
Asset Management Authority and Obligations, Legacy Contract Amendments, Disclosures on New...
December 18, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will analyze the legal and economic risks for investment managers and other market participants in the coming transition away from LIBOR and the steps they should take now to mitigate those risks. The panel will discuss recent SEC guidance on how to manage the transition in existing... Read More

Master Service Agreements for Oil and Gas: Negotiating and Structuring Techniques, Key Pro...
December 19, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will guide energy counsel on the key considerations and critical provisions in master service agreements (MSAs) for oil and gas businesses, including insurance, indemnification, damages, and payment. The panel will discuss negotiating and structuring MSAs, issues that commonly arise... Read More

ERISA Fiduciary Rules for Health and Welfare Plans: Compliance Requirements and Litigation...
Minimizing Liability of Health Plan Operations, Prohibited Transactions, and Conflicts of...
December 19, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to ERISA counsel and plan sponsors on the application of ERISA fiduciary rules to health and welfare plans. The panel will discuss the complex compliance requirements, determining who are considered fiduciaries for health and welfare plan decisions and transact... Read More

Underwriting Files in Insurance Litigation: Relevance, Policyholder and Insurer Perspectiv...
December 19, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will prepare insurance counsel with a review of the relevance of an insurer's underwriting file in insurance litigation when the interpretation or application of policy wording is in dispute. The panel will discuss the arguments for and against the production in discovery of such fi... Read More

IRC 1400Z Qualified Opportunity Zones for Individual Investors: Tax Deferral and Reduction...
Claiming Capital Gains Tax Mitigation, Basis Step-Up on a Qualified Opportunity Fund Inves...
December 19, 2019 CPE, EA Live Webinar

This webinar will provide tax advisers with a practical guide to understanding the tax incentives made available to investors under Internal Revenue Code Section 1400Z-2. The panel will discuss the mechanics of Code Section 1400Z-2 and the proposed regulations issued in October 2018 and April 2019.... Read More

Swaps in Loan Transactions: Coordinating Loan Document Terms With the ISDA Master Agreemen...
Documenting Covenants, Security, Voting and Control, Reporting, and Regulatory Issues
January 7, 2020 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will discuss the various uses of swaps and other derivative products to hedge risk in loan transactions, how derivatives are integrated into loan documentation, and how to document the swap transaction to ensure consistency with the loan. Read More

IRA and Qualified Retirement Plan Beneficiary Designations: Techniques for Estate Planners...
Identifying, Avoiding, and Correcting Designation Problems With Tax and Non-Tax Consequenc...
January 7, 2020 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will provide estate planning counsel and tax advisers with guidance on resolving beneficiary designation problems that plague IRAs and qualified plans held in trust. The panel will offer various options and approaches to mitigate resulting damage to correct trust structures and avoi... Read More

Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Compliance in Joint Ventures and Consortia: Minimizing FCPA...
January 7, 2020 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will provide counsel for companies in international joint ventures (JVs) or consortia with guidance on effective compliance programs to minimize Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) risks. The panel will examine the unique FCPA issues, offer best practices to mitigate risks, and rev... Read More

Avoiding Retaliation Claims by Current Employees After Internal Discrimination or Harassme...
January 7, 2020 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will provide employment counsel with practical guidelines to minimize the risk of retaliation claims by current employees who have already asserted discrimination or harassment complaints. Our knowledgeable panelists will review the pendency of such claims and advise participants on... Read More

Voir Dire and Opening Statements: Influencing the Jury During and Immediately After Select...
January 7, 2020 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will provide litigators with critical tools for preparing voir dire and opening statements. Trial lawyers have the opportunity to influence potential jurors through creative and effective voir dire. Opening statements then allow the attorney to set the stage for the rest of the tria... Read More

Powerful Written Discovery: Advanced Techniques to Achieve Better Settlements and Verdicts
January 7, 2020 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will enable personal injury trial counsel to convert the rote exercise of discovery request and response to a powerful substantive tool in settlement negotiation and at trial. Attendees will learn to take their written discovery tactics to the "next level" without significant change... Read More

Form 1040NR Nonresident Alien Filing Challenges and Effective Approaches
Determining Taxpayer Classifications and Elections, Computing Income and Deductions, Under...
January 7, 2020 CPE, EA Live Webinar

This webinar will provide tax advisers and professionals with a thorough and practical guide to preparing Form 1040NR, U.S. Nonresident Alien Income Tax Return. The panel will offer useful guidance in determining which individuals should file, identifying and reporting income subject to U.S. income... Read More

Structuring Real Estate Loans With Foreign Borrowers, Trusts, and Tenants in Common
Documenting U.S. Assets of Foreign Guarantors, Reviewing TIC Agreements, Revocable vs. Irr...
January 8, 2020 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will enable counsel to structure real estate loans with borrowers that are foreign investors and guarantors; trusts as investors or guarantors; and tenants in common (TIC). Lending standards have evolved for handling the different borrowers. The panel will discuss issues unique to e... Read More

ERISA Counsel and Attorney-Client Privilege: What You Don't Know About the "Fiduciary Exce...
January 8, 2020 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will examine ERISA fiduciary exceptions to attorney-client privilege, the majority view, and how some jurisdictions differ. The panel will explain best practices for preserving the privilege given conflicting court rulings on when the fiduciary exception applies and when it does not... Read More

Negotiating and Navigating the Fraud Exception in Private Company Acquisitions
Key Considerations For Drafting a Fraud Exception to an M&A Contractual Indemnification Pr...
January 8, 2020 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will examine the game-changing role the fraud exception could play in private target M&A agreements, with a focus on contouring limitations on indemnification and other remedies based on fraud claims. Read More

Divorce and Social Security Benefits: Navigating Complex Rules for Support
January 8, 2020 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will focus on the issues family law counsel must consider when a client receives social security income (SSI) or social security disability income (SSDI). The panel will discuss considerations when calculating alimony and child support and best practices for structuring the divorce... Read More

Patents and the Expectation of Success Doctrine
What is Reasonable, Tension With Enablement, Best Practices for Patent Drafting and Patent...
January 8, 2020 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will provide patent counsel with guidance on the doctrine of expectation of success. The panel will examine how much is reasonably needed as well as the tension between the doctrine and enablement. The panel will discuss recent cases and will offer best practices for patent drafting... Read More

Pleading Federal Environmental and Toxic Tort Claims
Navigating Pleading Standards Amid Differing Court Decisions and Overcoming Other Procedur...
January 8, 2020 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will provide litigators with an overview of current rules and case law establishing the governing standards in pleading environmental and tort cases. The panel will also offer insights for successfully pleading those claims, challenging the pleadings at an early stage, and addressin... Read More

Strategic Trusts, IRC Sec. 831b Captives, ESOPs: Saving Income, Estate and GST Tax
January 8, 2020 CPE, EA Live Webinar

This webinar will explore often overlooked opportunities to implement now to help clients save income and transfer taxes in 2020 and future years. Our speaker will discuss using strategic trusts, IRC Sec. 831b Captives, Employee Stock Ownership Plans (ESOPs), and other tax-saving techniques in light... Read More

State of Incorporation or Formation: Evaluating Factors to Select Home State or Delaware
Taxes, Corporate-Favorable Law, Upfront Costs, State Fees, Litigation Costs
January 8, 2020 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will examine the nuances between the many choices of states in which to form an entity. Our panel will provide counsel with analysis and perspectives on the direct and indirect costs and advantages of the relevant options. Read More

Private Equity Transactions in Healthcare: Stark, AKS, and Other Compliance Challenges
Structuring Purchase Price, Restrictive Covenants, Indemnities, Equity Rollovers, and More
January 9, 2020 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will guide counsel involved in structuring private equity transactions in the healthcare arena. The panel will discuss the nuts and bolts of structuring the transaction, including purchase price considerations, tax structures, deal terms, and indemnities. The panel will also address... Read More

Equity Compensation Grants in Partnerships and LLCs: Overcoming Tax Challenges and Key Pla...
Impact of Tax Reform, Profits vs. Capital Interests, Section 83, Options and Phantom Equit...
January 9, 2020 CLE, CPE Live Webinar

This CLE/CPE webinar will provide tax counsel and advisers with a detailed analysis of the tax implications associated with equity compensation grants in partnerships and LLCs. The panel will discuss profit versus capital interests, phantom equity, the application of Section 83, carried interest, th... Read More

Responding to Trademark Office Actions: Assessing Response Alternatives and Persuading the...
Overcoming Challenges With Descriptiveness, Likelihood of Confusion, Blocking Citations, a...
January 9, 2020 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will guide trademark counsel responding to Trademark Office Actions on the key considerations and potential alternative responses. The panel will offer strategies for counsel to overcome PTO objections that arise in the trademark application process. Read More

Structuring Solar Development Financing, Leasing, and Operating Agreements for Commercial...
Reducing Legal Risk and Maximizing Client Income Opportunities Through Financing, Tax Ince...
January 9, 2020 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will provide energy and real estate finance counsel with a briefing on specific legal, tax, and financing issues that arise in projects to install solar energy equipment on commercial property. The panel will also review avenues to obtain funding for the project and leverage existin... Read More

Private Equity Fund Formation: Choice of Entity, Fundraising Trends, SEC Regulatory Issues...
January 9, 2020 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will examine the critical steps in formation and operation of a private equity fund, and identify the most significant trends in private equity fund formation from a capital raising, SEC regulatory, and tax standpoint. Read More

Unitary Combined Reporting Rules for Multistate Partnerships: Reconciling Conflicting Stat...
State Requirements for Flow-Through of Apportionment Factors, Permissible Allocations, Cor...
January 9, 2020 CPE, EA Live Webinar

This webinar will provide partnership tax advisers with a thorough and practical guide to the unitary reporting rules for partnerships with income or operations in multiple states. The panel will discuss critical questions such as whether the character of pass-through income is determined at partner... Read More

LLC and Partnership Transfer Restrictions and UCC Article 9 Overrides: Resolving the Confl...
January 9, 2020 CLE Webinar

This CLE webinar will analyze the complex issues associated the right of partners and LLC members to contractually restrict their partners from transferring their interests, which can come in sharp conflict with UCC Article 9 security interests that may override those restrictions. The panel will al... Read More

The Small Business Reorganization Act of 2019: New Chapter 11 Procedures for Small Busines...
January 9, 2020 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will examine Small Business Reorganization Act of 2019 (SBRA) and its ramifications for small businesses under Chapter 11. The panel discussion will include what constitutes a "small business debtor" under the new statute, and the streamlined reorganization procedures outlined in th... Read More

Structuring Bank Mergers and Acquisitions: Overcoming Capital Requirement Hurdles and Othe...
January 14, 2020 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will discuss current trends in bank M&As, the legal and regulatory hurdles that must be considered, the different ways banks can approach and structure a merger or consolidation deal, and best practices for due diligence. Read More

Foreign Activities Reporting Requirements for Exempt Organizations: Form 990 Schedule F an...
Identifying Required Disclosures and Tracking Location and Nature of Foreign Accounts For...
January 14, 2020 CPE, EA Live Webinar

This webinar will provide an in-depth exploration into the determinations, calculations, disclosures, and tax reporting of foreign investments, accounts, and activities held or engaged in by nonprofit/exempt organizations. The panel will offer practical guidance into identifying foreign investments... Read More

New Cryptocurrency Guidance: Identifying Units, Hardforks, and Airdrops
January 14, 2020 CPE, EA Live Webinar

This webinar will discuss recently released IRS Revenue Ruling 2019-24 and the updated FAQs regarding taxation of cryptocurrency. With only Revenue Ruling 2014-21 for guidance, practitioners and holders of virtual currency welcomed the release of updated guidance on the taxation of cryptocurrency. O... Read More

Gambling in the Workplace: Drafting Policies to Limit Corporate Exposure to Theft and Liab...
Online Gambling, Fantasy Sports, Office Pools, Lotteries, and Others
January 14, 2020 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will inform employment and corporate counsel as to the breadth and depth of the dangers arising out of gambling in the workplace. Because of online gambling, this issue is not isolated to March Madness and the Super Bowl. Rather, it creates significant theft and other exposures thro... Read More

Patenting Standardized Technologies: Scope of Claims, Disclosure and Essentiality Consider...
Best Practices for Patent Drafting and Prosecution
January 14, 2020 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will provide patent counsel with guidance on the key considerations and implications of patenting standardized technologies. The panel will discuss proper claim scope, disclosure, enforcement, and royalty rates in the context of standardized essential patents. The panel will offer b... Read More

Fundamentals of Corporate Foreign Tax: Outbound Taxation Boot Camp
Information Reporting Requirements, Anti-Deferral Rules, Income Sourcing, Discerning Globa...
January 15, 2020 CPE, EA Live Webinar

This webinar will provide tax advisers and compliance professionals with a sound foundation for identifying foreign tax and asset information requirements for corporate taxpayers. The webinar will outline the rules for income sourcing, distinguish between the various models for determining whether i... Read More

Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare: Regulatory Challenges and Legal Considerations When...
January 15, 2020 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will guide healthcare counsel on artificial intelligence (AI) in healthcare. The panel will examine how the healthcare industry is using AI and will discuss the regulatory challenges and legal considerations when using AI as well as the potential barriers to AI. Read More

Wrap Insurance for Construction Projects: Scope of Coverage, Resolving Coverage and Indemn...
January 15, 2020 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will provide insurance and real estate counsel with an analysis of the characteristics and function of wrap insurance programs, discuss their advantages and potential pitfalls, highlight critical coverage and exclusion issues, and outline solutions to thorny indemnification matters. Read More

Insurance Litigation and Work Product: Obtaining or Protecting Documents in Coverage and B...
Resolving Discovery Over Claims Files, Underwriting Files and Manuals, Other Insureds File...
January 15, 2020 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will provide insurance counsel with a thorough examination of the scope of the work product doctrine and how it arises in the insurance coverage and bad faith litigation context. The panel will review case law guidance and best practices for resolving these discovery disputes. Read More

Employee Releases in ERISA Disputes: Minimizing Claims With Effective Release Provisions
Recent Decisions, ERISA Rules and Limitations, Claims Filed by Individuals vs. Benefit Pla...
January 15, 2020 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to ERISA counsel on key issues in the application of employee releases in ERISA claims and litigation. The panel will discuss recent court cases applying and interpreting employee release provisions in employment and severance agreements, ERISA requirements and... Read More

Basis Calculations for Partnerships and LLCs
Book-ups, Step-ups, At-Risk Amounts, Allocating Liabilities, and Recourse and Non-Recourse...
January 15, 2020 CPE, EA Live Webinar

This webinar will provide tax preparers and professionals advising partnerships and LLCs with a solid foundation for the calculation and maintenance of partners' basis accounts. The panel will discuss book-ups, step-ups, at-risk rules, and the corresponding debt allocations of recourse and non-recou... Read More

Technology Acquisition in M&A Transactions
Due Diligence of IP, Software, and Other Assets, Reps and Warranties, Transition Services...
January 15, 2020 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will examine the contractual and due diligence challenges in acquiring software, AI, and other technology and intellectual property assets and technology-focused companies. The panel discussion will include reps and warranties, indemnity, post-closing transition, and other provision... 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...
January 16, 2020 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar 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 provi... Read More

Structuring Tax-Free M&A Deals: Navigating IRC 368 and 351, Selecting the Appropriate Stru...
January 16, 2020 CLE, CPE Live Webinar

This CLE/CPE webinar will help tax counsel prepare to navigate the complex maze of structuring tax-free mergers and acquisitions and offer insights on the pros and cons of each option. Read More

Negotiating Long-Term Requirements Contracts With Suppliers
Assigning Contractual Risks, Navigating Differing Court Interpretations of UCC Section 2-3...
January 16, 2020 CLE Live Webinar

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

Patent Litigation in China: Navigating the Chinese System and IP Courts
January 16, 2020 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will offer guidance to counsel for companies operating in the Chinese market on asserting patents and avoiding and defending patent infringement litigation. The panel will also outline best practices for counsel involved in infringement disputes in China. Read More

Interpreting Tax Treaties: Tax-Free Interest, Foreign Tax Credits and Form 8833
January 16, 2020 CPE, EA Live Webinar

This webinar will provide tax advisers, professionals, and preparers with a solid overview and explanation of key income tax treaty provisions needed to determine whether their clients may take treaty-based return positions. The panel will discuss income tax treaties that exist between the U.S. and... Read More

Trademark Bullying: Cease and Desist and Litigation Tactics in the Battle for Brand Protec...
January 16, 2020 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will provide guidance for counsel to trademark owners to understand trademark bullying in the context of brand protection. The panel will outline approaches to fight trademark bullies or to respond to being accused of being a trademark bully. Read More

Divided Patent Infringement and Inducement: Protecting IP Rights and Allocating Liability
January 21, 2020 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will guide counsel on handling divided infringement claims when enforcing patent rights. The panel will review recent court decisions and outline steps to protect IP rights and allocate liability in the event of an infringement. Read More

Avoiding Employer Successor Liability in Asset Sales: Balancing Test, Privity and Notice R...
January 21, 2020 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will guide employment counsel in mitigating the risk of successor liability for labor and employment law claims following an asset sale. The panel will discuss the legal standards for determining whether a successor company is liable for its predecessor's alleged violations of the F... Read More

Fundamentals of Capital Gains: Identifying Section 1231, 1245 and 1250 Gains, 0% Bracket a...
January 21, 2020 CPE, EA Live Webinar

This webinar will cover the more challenging areas of capital gains tax for new staff and experienced staff. Our panel will review depreciation recapture, the categories of capital gains, the investment interest election, and other troublesome areas of capital gains taxation with a focus on reducing... Read More

Taxation of U.S. Persons Owning Foreign Corporations: Strategies for Subpart F and GILTI I...
January 21, 2020 CLE, CPE, EA Live Webinar

This CLE/CPE webinar will provide guidance to tax counsel and advisers on the implications and potential opportunities for U.S. persons owning foreign corporations under recent IRS guidance and current tax law. The panel will discuss key tax provisions and regulations causing compliance issues for U... Read More

Leveraging Public-Private Partnerships for Project Development: Deal Structures and Docume...
Allocating and Minimizing Risks for Owners and Developers
January 21, 2020 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will provide real estate and project counsel with a review of U.S. trends in public-private partnerships (P3s), analyze optimal deal structures, and provide best practices for P3 documentation to mitigate risk. Read More

Jury Selection: Winning Before Opening Statements
Today's Venire; Voir Dire; Attitudes and Biases; Juror Questionnaires; Social Media
January 21, 2020 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will provide trial attorneys with a unique perspective on using the jury strike process to not only ensure the best possible jury but to form relationships with jurors and establish themes for trial. The panel will educate counsel on resources and tools which can be used to build th... Read More

Structuring Leveraged Loans: Tax Concerns, Multinational Entities
Section 956 Deemed Dividend Rules, Limits on Interest Deductions, Tax Distributions, Corpo...
January 21, 2020 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will examine the impact of tax reform on leveraged financing transactions. The panel discussion will include how the new law might affect credit support between affiliates in multinational enterprises, structuring and placement of debt, interest deductibility, and provisions regardi... Read More

Secured Financing of Inventory: Revolving Credit, UCC Perfection, Proceeds, Competing Lien...
January 22, 2020 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will enable finance counsel to structure a revolving credit financing where inventory is the collateral. The panel discussion will include attachment and perfection under the UCC, ensuring a continuing interest in proceeds upon sale, and how best to establish priority over competing... Read More

Mergers and Acquisitions of Pass-Through Entities: Structuring to Minimize Taxes and Maxim...
M&A Pros and Cons of LLCs, Partnerships, S Corps, and C-Corp Conversions: Impact of Tax Re...
January 22, 2020 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will examine entity structuring alternatives when acquiring or selling a pass-through entity, with particular emphasis on their differing impacts on sellers and purchasers (such as the impact on tax basis step-up, financing considerations, rollover and tax deferral issues, and incen... Read More

Class Action Litigation: Avoiding Legal Ethics Violations and Malpractice Liability
Intra-Class Conflicts, Communication With Class Members, Attorney Fees, and More
January 22, 2020 CLE, CLE Ethics Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will provide plaintiff and defense class action attorneys with guidance on dealing with the legal ethics hurdles and malpractice threats inherent when there are large classes of plaintiffs in a single lawsuit. The program will address intra-class conflicts, communication with class... Read More

Medicaid Crisis Planning Techniques: Leveraging DRA Promissory Notes, Medicaid Compliant A...
January 22, 2020 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will equip elder law attorneys with real-world, practical techniques to protect the assets of senior clients facing a Medicaid eligibility crisis due to a health condition that requires unaffordable nursing home care. The panel will outline strategies for clients to preserve assets... Read More

Out-of-Network ERISA Claims: Identifying Provisions Subject to Provider Challenge
Anti-Assignment Clauses, Leveraging Ambiguities in Fee Forgiveness Provisions, Bad Faith,...
January 22, 2020 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will provide ERISA counsel with a thorough and practical guide to the pursuit of out-of-network payment claims under ERISA. The panel will outline the conditions under which providers generally succeed in obtaining reimbursement for out-of-network claims under Section 502(a)(1)(B),... Read More

Structuring Secondary Sales of Private Company Stock
Buyback vs. Third-Party Purchase, Tax and Securities Considerations, Company Controls
January 22, 2020 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will examine legal, procedural, and regulatory issues associated with executing secondary sales. The panel discussion will include buyback vs. third-party purchases, securities compliance, pricing and tax considerations, and rights of first refusal and other provisions that can be i... Read More

Asset Acquisition Rules for Section 199A: Avoiding QBI Limitations by Increasing UBIA
January 22, 2020 CPE, EA Live Webinar

This webinar will provide tax advisers to pass-through entities with a deep dive into the challenges and opportunities of the unadjusted basis of qualified property immediately after acquisition (UBIA) limitations to claiming the Section 199A Qualified Business Income (QBI) deduction. The panel will... Read More

Attorney-Client Privilege in Insurance Disputes: Preserving Confidentiality, Meeting Legal...
Waiver and Exceptions to the Privilege, the Tripartite Relationship, and the Role of Couns...
January 22, 2020 CLE, CLE Ethics Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will guide insurance counsel on steps to protect confidential communications and preserve the attorney-client privilege. The panel will discuss waiver and exceptions to the privilege, the interplay with reinsurance and reporting to reinsurers, the tripartite relationship, the role o... Read More

Environmental Audits: Privilege, Voluntary Disclosure, and Other Legal Issues
Ensuring Compliance With Environmental Laws, Responding When Violations Are Discovered
January 22, 2020 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will guide counsel on leveraging environmental audits to enhance compliance and on mitigating risks associated with audit discoveries. The panel will discuss privilege, voluntary disclosure, and best practices for responding to violations. Read More

Allocating Capital Gains to Distributable Net Income in Estates and Trusts: Achieving Opti...
January 22, 2020 CPE, EA Live Webinar

This webinar will provide tax advisers and counsel with a drill down into the rules and practices covering the inclusion of capital gains in distributable net income (DNI) for trusts and estates. The panel will review the requirements within trust documents to allow treating capital gains as DNI and... Read More

Lay Opinion Testimony Under FRE 701: Admission and Exclusion Challenges
January 22, 2020 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will educate counsel as to the nuances of Federal Rule of Evidence 701, which attempts to define the parameters of admissible opinion evidence from lay witnesses. Trial lawyers who understand Rule 701 can use this powerful tool to expand the testimony of their own witnesses and rest... Read More

Construction Loan Funding and Title Insurance: Best Practices in Disbursement and Document...
Drafting Effective Future Advance, Budgeting, and Draw Provisions; Lien Waivers, Title Upd...
January 23, 2020 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will examine the mechanics of construction loan funding and the interplay of construction advances with title insurance through the life of a construction loan. The panel will discuss drafting, budgeting, and construction-draw provisions and best practices for preserving the lender'... Read More

Goodwill in Corporate Asset Sales: Tax Planning, Personal vs. Corporate Goodwill, Allocati...
January 23, 2020 CLE, CPE, EA Live Webinar

This CLE/CPE webinar will discuss an important and revitalized area of tax law--goodwill in corporate asset sales. Our panelists will provide attendees with the techniques necessary for the appropriate and beneficial use of goodwill to provide clients with tax planning opportunities. Read More

The Interplay of PL 86-272 and Economic Nexus
Navigating Conflicting State Nexus Regulations, Reconciling the Two for Taxpayer Benefit
January 23, 2020 CPE Live Webinar

This webinar will explain nexus as outlined in PL 86-272, the sometimes conflicting nexus regulations established by individual states, and how to reconcile the two for the benefit of the taxpayer. Read More

Structuring Healthcare Management Arrangements: Corporate Practice of Medicine, Regulatory...
January 23, 2020 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to counsel involved in structuring healthcare management arrangements. The panel will discuss the nuts and bolts of structuring the transaction, including solutions to the specific risks presented by the corporate practice of medicine and fee-splitting issues.... Read More

Blockchain and IP: Smart Contracts, Protecting Innovations, Enforcing Licenses, and More
January 23, 2020 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will familiarize counsel with some of the current and potential uses of blockchains, and more broadly, distributed ledger technology (DLT). The panel will also discuss the legal and regulatory hurdles that companies may encounter in implementing and transacting on DLT platforms, han... Read More

Drafting Vendor Agreements to Comply With EU GDPR and California Consumer Privacy Act
January 23, 2020 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will guide business and technology counsel for drafting or updating technology vendor agreements to meet the data protection and privacy requirements of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). The panel will discuss how to det... Read More

New IRS Regulations of Cloud Transactions and Digital Content: Sourcing Rules, Lease vs. S...
January 28, 2020 CLE, CPE, EA Live Webinar

This CLE/CPE webinar will provide tax counsel and advisers a detailed analysis of the taxation of cloud transactions and digital content. The panel will discuss applicable IRS tax rules and recent regulations, sourcing of income rules and challenges, treatment of payment of services versus lease pay... Read More

Cyber Insurance in Commercial Contracts: Allocation of Risk, Coverage, Interplay With Othe...
January 28, 2020 CLE Live Webinar

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

Proactive Patent Procurement and Prosecution Strategies: Minimizing the Threat of Post-Gra...
Insulating Your Patent Portfolio From New Threats
January 28, 2020 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will provide patent counsel with an overview of the current USPTO's Patent Trial & Appeal Board (PTAB) and patent litigation landscape with an eye toward emerging trends and challenges for patent owners. The panel will offer best practices to minimize the threat of post-grant patent... Read More

"Pop-Up" Leasing: Practical Considerations, Key Provisions for Landlords and Tenants
January 28, 2020 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will explore the unique issues facing both landlords and tenants entering "popup" rather than traditional longer-term leases for retail space. Our panel will advise on how best to draft standard lease provisions such as delivery, insurance, and maintenance, and guide counsel on how... Read More

Estate Inclusion Techniques: Gifts and Transfers, Powers of Appointment, Life Insurance As...
January 28, 2020 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will provide estate planning counsel an in-depth analysis of essential estate inclusion techniques and key challenges under current tax law. The panel will discuss structuring gifts and transfers during life, leveraging general and special powers of appointment, shifting life insura... Read More

Tax Treatment of Real Estate Dealers, Investors, and Professionals
Capital Gains vs. Ordinary Income Treatment, Opportunity Zones and 199A
January 28, 2020 CPE, EA Live Webinar

This webinar will cover the differences between real estate dealers, investors, and professionals, the tax consequences of each classification, and new classification considerations after recent tax reform. The panel will cover the current IRS challenges, the 199A deduction, and investing in opportu... Read More

Taking Advantage of the NLRB's New Regulatory Approach
Using the Regulatory Process, as Opposed to Ad-Hoc Disputes, to Influence Policy
January 28, 2020 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will equip labor and employment attorneys to effectively represent employers in the National Labor Relations Board's (NLRB's) recent departure from a case-by-case analysis in favor of a regulatory approach. The emergence of this new regulatory regime represents a major philosophical... Read More

Trademarks, Competitive Advertising, and AdWords: Minimizing Risk of Infringement
Promoting and Protecting Brands, Avoiding Liability in Online Advertising
January 28, 2020 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will guide IP counsel on keyword advertising, AdWords, and the intersection with trademark law. The panel will examine how courts have treated trademark infringement claims related to keywords/AdWords. The panel will offer guidance for protecting trademarks and brands and avoiding t... Read More

Allocating CERCLA Liability: Divisibility or Section 113 Equitable Contribution
Assessing Harm, Proving Divisibility of Harm Defense Absent a Bright-Line Test, and Apport...
January 29, 2020 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will discuss how recent court decisions have addressed divisibility in CERCLA litigation. The panel will provide guidance for environmental counsel on when the divisibility of harm defense is appropriate and tactics to overcome challenges in proving divisibility. Read More

Bad Faith Claims When Verdicts Exceed Policy Limits: Nuances of the Insurer's Duty to Sett...
Reducing Insurance Company Exposure; Options for Policyholders When Insurer Rejects Settle...
January 29, 2020 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will provide counsel with a review of the rights and obligations of the policyholder and the insurance company regarding settlements and the insurer's liability for verdicts in excess of policy limits. The panel will also explain actions insurers can take to reduce exposure to bad f... Read More

New Individual Coverage and Excepted Benefit HRAs: DOL Guidance and Compliance Challenges...
Notice and Claim Administration Requirements, Impact of New Design on Employees, Interacti...
January 29, 2020 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will guide ERISA counsel and employers through the numerous and complex rules with reference to the most recent Tri-Agency guidance. The panel will discuss the recent expansion of HRAs and rules for developing and implementing the new plan designs for employers, notice and claim adm... Read More

Partnership Activity Aggregation Rules: Unpacking the "Specified Service Trade or Business...
W2 Wage and Income Tests, Avoiding "Pack and Crack" Disallowances, and Claiming the 20% QB...
January 29, 2020 CPE, EA Live Webinar

This webinar will provide tax advisers to pass-through entities with an in-depth and practical guide to the rules governing permissible activity aggregation among multiple pass-through entities (PTEs) for purposes of calculating the 20% deduction for Qualified Business Income. The panel will go beyo... Read More

Private Fund Side Letters: Negotiating and Drafting Key Terms, Financing and Other Concern...
January 29, 2020 CLE Webinar

This CLE webinar will discuss the documentation of side letters between private fund managers and investment partners who need or demand terms which may vary from the underlying partnership agreement. The panel will examine most favored nation clauses, transfer rights, excusal rights, special report... Read More

Implied Covenant of Good Faith and Fair Dealing: Bringing and Defending a Confusing Cause...
January 29, 2020 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will equip business litigators with the tools to pursue or defend claims for breach of the implied covenant of good faith, a claim that, one way or another, seems to appear in nearly every business case. Because this claim has ever-shifting contours, trial lawyers must be fully awar... Read More

Sales Tax Affiliate and Click-Through Nexus: Mastering Sales Tax Compliance for Multistate...
January 30, 2020 CPE Live Webinar

This webinar will bring tax professionals up to date on the compliance requirements of key states for click-through ads, online affiliates of companies, and in-state representatives. The panel will discuss key sales tax compliance challenges and recent legislative, regulatory, and judicial changes i... Read More

ETF Formation and Operation: New SEC Exchange-Traded Fund Rule
New Requirements Regarding Transparency, Valuation, Reporting, Custom Baskets, Listing
January 30, 2020 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will examine new Rule 6c-11 regarding the registration and operation of exchange-traded funds (ETFs). The panel will discuss what has changed with regard to exemptive orders, what constitutes an "Eligible ETF," requirements with regard to disclosure, reporting, and transparency for... Read More

Avoiding Disguised Sales in Qualified Opportunity Funds: Critical Tax Considerations for Q...
Recent IRS Regulations, Application of Section 707, Exceptions, Assumption of Liabilities,...
January 30, 2020 CLE, CPE, EA Live Webinar

This CLE/CPE webinar will provide tax professionals an in-depth analysis of qualified opportunity funds (QOFs), specifically focusing on recent IRS regulations and partnership disguised sales. The panel will discuss current IRS regulations on the application of disguised sale rules to investments in... Read More

Nontraditional Financing Structures for Oil and Gas: Alternative Options and Key Issues fo...
VPP, NPI, and ORRI Structures, JV and Non-Op AFE Funding, Preferred Equity Structures, Ass...
January 30, 2020 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will provide an overview of volumetric production payment (VPP), net profits interest (NPI), and overriding royalty interest (ORRI) structures; joint ventures (JVs) and non-op AFE funding structures; and preferred equity structures. The webinar will also include a discussion of the... Read More

Section 754 Elections on Form 1065: Making Valid Elections, Seeking Relief For Missed or I...
Mastering the Mechanics of Election Statements, Schedule K-1, Section 301.9100 Relief, and...
February 3, 2020 CPE, EA Live Webinar

This webinar will provide tax advisers and compliance professionals with a thorough, practical guide to the mechanics of reporting a Section 754 election on a partnership's Form 1065 return. The panel will discuss making the election and will detail available relief in instances where a partnership... Read More

Section 1202 Qualified Small Business Stock: Maximizing Tax Advantages of Gain Exclusion a...
Leveraging QSBS Code Provisions Including 1244 Ordinary Loss Treatment
February 4, 2020 CPE, EA Live Webinar

This webinar will offer tax advisers and professionals an exploration of IRC Section 1202 qualified small business stock (QSBS). The webinar will detail the gain exclusion rules of Section 1202 and will describe the types of business entities that are eligible QSBS companies. The panel will also dis... Read More

Cross-Collateral/Cross-Default Loans: Structuring and Documenting Transactions
Intercreditor Agreements, Priority Disputes, Enforcement Challenges Post-Default or Bankru...
February 4, 2020 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will instruct finance counsel on structuring and documenting cross-collateral/cross-default first and second lien financing transactions. The panel will discuss best practices for negotiating intercreditor agreements to protect the rights of both primary and secondary lien lenders a... Read More

Converting to Nongrantor Trusts to Minimize Income Tax: Maximizing Increased Exemption Ben...
Switching Off Grantor Trust Features in Existing Trusts, Structuring Multiple Trusts to Pr...
February 4, 2020 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will provide estate planning counsel with a thorough and practical guide to using nongrantor trusts to minimize income tax on trust assets. The panel will focus on the new tax regime where income tax planning is often more important than estate tax planning, detailing the difference... Read More

Patent Claim and Specification Drafting and Prosecution
Avoiding Traps That Lead to Royalty Free Licensing of Patented Technology
February 4, 2020 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will guide patent counsel on the impact of case law on daily U.S. patent practice. The panel will offer best practices of sound principles to prepare and prosecute patent applications to avoid traps for the unwary or careless claim terminology and untoward language in the specificat... Read More

Performance and Termination Decisions Under the FMLA and ADA
Avoiding Retaliation Claims and Litigation When Disciplining or Discharging Employees on P...
February 4, 2020 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will prepare employment counsel to navigate difficult performance and termination decisions that arise while an employee is on job-protected leave. The panel will outline an employer's obligations under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA),... Read More

Tax Issues in Transferring LLC and Partnership Interests
Navigating the Complex IRS Rules for Buying, Selling, or Redeeming Partnership Interests
February 4, 2020 CLE, CPE, EA Webinar

This CLE/CPE webinar will provide tax counsel and advisers with an overview of the tax rules that apply to the sale or transfer of an LLC or partnership interest. The panel will discuss common pitfalls and uncertainties in the tax code and outline best practices to structure transactions. Read More

Advocating Allocation of Liability and Exhaustion of Policy Limits: Policyholder and Carri...
Indemnity Allocation Among Multiple Policies and Lines of Insurance, Horizontal vs. Vertic...
February 5, 2020 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will provide insurance counsel with the latest developments in liability allocation, a review of critical issues in horizontal and vertical insurance, the interrelationship between the liability of the primary carrier and the excess insurer, allocation among multiple lines of insura... Read More

Vaping Injuries and Deaths: Evaluating Injuries, Determining Causation, and Pursuing Claim...
February 5, 2020 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will educate the personal injury or product liability attorney seeking involvement in the rapidly expanding area of vaping litigation. Lawsuits for injuries and deaths arising out of the use of e-cigarette and vaping devices have appeared and grown as quickly as the use of these dev... Read More

EU Guidelines for Patenting AI and Machine Learning Technologies: Comparison With U.S. App...
Navigating EPO and USPTO Rules to Maximize Patent Protection
February 6, 2020 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will guide patent practitioners in overcoming the challenges when seeking patent protection for artificial intelligence (AI) or machine learning (ML) inventions. The panel will examine the guidelines from the European Patent Office (EPO) and compare the EU approach with the U.S. app... Read More

Attorney-Client Privilege and Work Product in Tax Litigation: Best Practices for IRS Exami...
Leveraging Defenses, Alternative Methods for Document Production, Preventing Waiver
February 6, 2020 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will provide tax lawyers and advisers with the tools necessary to properly raise and protect privilege communications from disclosure involving tax controversies and IRS examinations. Our distinguished panel will review the latest legal developments and offer best practice tips to p... Read More

Occurrences in Construction Defects Claims: Navigating Divergent Views to Maximize Coverag...
February 6, 2020 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will provide insights to insurance counsel to policyholders and insurers on the legal theories of construction defects constituting "occurrences." The panel will discuss whether construction defects are single or multiple occurrences and outline best practices to evaluate constructi... Read More

Registering Trademarks: Overcoming Descriptive, Geographic, and Surname Refusals
February 6, 2020 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will guide IP counsel on avoiding or overcoming potential roadblocks to trademark registration under Section 2(e) of the Lanham Act. The panel will discuss the descriptive, geographic, and surname requirements and offer best practices for overcoming descriptive, geographic, and surn... Read More

IRS Examinations of Nonprofits: Section 4958 Sanctions, Employment Issues, and UBTI
February 11, 2020 CPE, EA Live Webinar

This webinar will prepare nonprofit organization (NPO) advisers to avoid or manage IRS examinations under current IRS initiatives. Read More

Credit Support in Fund Finance: Documentation and Enforcement
February 11, 2020 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will examine three types of credit support packages that lenders may rely upon for repayment when lending to a private investment fund (Fund). The panel will discuss the credit support features of unfunded equity capital commitments of limited partners (capital commitments), a guara... Read More

Reporting Partnership K-1s on Form 1040: Tax Basis Capital, Built-In Gains, and 2019 Addit...
February 11, 2020 CPE, EA Live Webinar

This webinar will review the significant changes made to Schedule K-1, Form 1065, due to tax reform, and guide practitioners in reporting the individual line items on individual income tax returns. Read More

Commercial Leases: Structuring Tenant Build-Out, Improvement, Maintenance, and Repair Prov...
Landlord vs.Tenant Obligations, Approval Rights, Delivery of Premises, Indemnity Provision...
February 11, 2020 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will discuss best practices for landlords and tenants to draft commercial lease agreements regarding pre-commencement build-out of premises and functional maintenance and repairs provisions. The program will also discuss indemnification provisions to allocate risk between the partie... Read More

Big Data Use and Licensing Agreements: Key Provisions, Anonymization, Due Diligence, and S...
February 11, 2020 CLE Live Webinar

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

Trademark Infringement and Enforcement in China
Protecting and Enforcing IP Rights Under Trademark Law Amendments, New IP Tribunal, and Re...
February 11, 2020 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will offer guidance to counsel for companies operating in the Chinese market on protecting and asserting trademarks. The panel will examine China's current trademark environment, including the recent amendments to the trademark law and the new IP tribunal. The panel will also outlin... Read More

Antitrust in M&A: Allocating Risk and Responsibility in Merger Agreements
Efforts Clauses, End Dates, Termination Fees, MAC Clauses, Control of Investigation Strate...
February 12, 2020 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will examine provisions that are commonly used to allocate antitrust risk in M&As and how to ensure compliance with those provisions. The panel will provide some real world examples of how these provisions have played out in recent high profile cases when a deal fails to close. Read More

Using Inverted Leases to Finance Renewable Energy Projects
Evaluating Tax Risks, Navigating Structural Variations, Leveraging Pass-Through Election
February 12, 2020 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will guide counsel to parties involved in financing energy projects on using inverted lease tax equity structures. The webinar will be a deep dive into inverted leases and current issues in such transactions. Read More

Biologics and Biosimilars: FDA Initiatives and Guidance, Approvals and Exclusivity, Patent...
February 13, 2020 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will provide essential updates on FDA practice and patent law relating to biologics and biosimilars. The panel will discuss the current state of and recent changes to FDA initiatives, approvals, and exclusivities, as well as patent prosecution, post-grant proceedings, and litigation... Read More

Trust Decanting: Recent State Laws and Challenges for Estate Planners
Achieving Tax Benefits, Revising Fiduciary Powers, and Mitigating Trustee Liability
February 13, 2020 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will review situations where trust decanting or trust modifications may be appropriate. They will discuss decanting statutes and other trust modification methods, the potential tax issues associated therewith, and other critical legal issues for trust decanting. Read More

Schedule M-3 Book to Tax Adjustments: Overcoming the Toughest Challenges in Reporting Inco...
February 13, 2020 CPE, EA Live Webinar

This webinar will guide corporate tax executives and advisers on the complex challenges that arise in the context of book-tax adjustments on Schedule M-3 for partnerships, S corps, and corporate clients. The panel will identify and offer practical solutions for the most complex problems that frequen... Read More

Evaluating Key Intercreditor Arrangements: First Lien/Second Lien, Split Collateral, Senio...
Comparing and Contrasting Intercreditor Structures, Choosing the Arrangement Best Suited f...
February 18, 2020 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will provide counsel with context for negotiating intercreditor arrangements by comparing critical aspects of the most common arrangements--first lien/second lien, split collateral, senior/mezzanine, and unitranche structures. The panel will also discuss significant recent trends in... Read More

Designing Equity Compensation and Employment Agreements for Startup and Emerging Growth Co...
Drafting Confidentiality and Non-Disclosure Provisions; Structuring Employee Stock Options...
February 19, 2020 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will provide benefits counsel with guidance on structuring and negotiating equity compensation arrangements and employment agreements for startups and emerging growth companies. The panel will offer strategic approaches for using these vital tools to attract talent to build and grow... Read More

Depositions in Insurance Coverage and Bad Faith Litigation: 30(b)(6) and Fact Witnesses
February 19, 2020 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will prepare policyholder and insurance company litigators to question fact witnesses and corporate witnesses in coverage and bad faith litigation. The panel will outline their experiences and perspectives on leveraging testimony by corporate representatives for both sides, using FR... Read More

Home Health Agencies: Regulatory and Enforcement Trends
Identifying Compliance Pitfalls and Minimizing Risk of Fraud and Abuse Investigations
February 25, 2020 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to healthcare counsel for withstanding heightened regulatory scrutiny and increased enforcement activity targeting home health operations. The panel will discuss steps home health agencies can take to minimize the risk of fraud and abuse investigations. Read More

Negotiating Hotel Purchase and Sale Transactions: Key Legal Issues for Buyers and Sellers
Closing Contingencies and Reps and Warranties; Evaluating Existing Management and Franchis...
February 25, 2020 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will discuss the critical legal issues in the purchase and sale of a hotel property, considering the unique aspects of this asset class. The program will focus on seller representations and warranties, key contract provisions in the purchase and sale agreement, and retention or term... Read More

Aggregated Statutory Damages in Class Litigation: Leveraging Rule 23 and Due Process Argum...
February 26, 2020 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will examine how courts are ruling in class actions in which plaintiffs seek aggregated statutory damages. The panel will discuss strategies for challenging class certification in these cases by raising Rule 23 and due process arguments and the effect of Spokeo on aggregated statuto... Read More

Estate and Trust Fiduciary Litigation: Minimizing and Defending Breach of Duty Claims
Navigating Causes of Action; Leveraging Waivers, Investment Duty Exceptions, Standing and...
February 27, 2020 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will guide estate planning counsel on minimizing and defending breach of fiduciary duty claims when administering trusts and estates. The experienced panelists will discuss the most contentious breach of duty claims and effective defenses and techniques to reduce the possibility of... Read More

Form 5471 for Interests in Foreign Entities: CFC Reporting Relief, Determining Ownership S...
March 5, 2020 CPE, EA Live Webinar

This webinar will provide tax advisers with a practical guide to completing Form 5471, Information Return of U.S. Persons With Respect to Certain Foreign Corporations. The panel will review the significant changes made to Form 5471 in light of the 2017 tax overhaul legislation and recent changes mad... Read More