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DOL and IRS Health and Welfare Plan Audits: Latest Examination Initiatives, Key Legal Prov...
April 23, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will guide benefits counsel and advisers on the complex mechanisms, procedures, and methods used by the DOL and IRS in examining health and welfare plans of groups and organizations. The panel will discuss the latest DOL and IRS initiatives for investigations and audits, critical le... Read More

Discretionary Trust Distributions of Principal and Income: Avoiding Beneficiary Challenges...
April 23, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will provide estate planning counsel and fiduciary advisers with a thorough, practical guide to making discretionary distributions of principal or income from a discretionary trust. The panel will discuss liability risks involved for trustees making these distributions, appropriate... Read More

Structuring Divisive Mergers Under the Delaware and Texas Statutes
April 23, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will examine the divisive merger statutes of Delaware, which was enacted in 2018 and applies only to LLCs, and Texas, which was adopted in 1989 and applies to all Texas entities. The panel will guide M&A counsel on how to structure a divisive merger and will also discuss the implica... Read More

Drafting Patent Applications for AI Systems
Overcoming Patent Eligibility, Inventorship, and Enablement Challenges and Avoiding Reject...
April 23, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will guide patent practitioners on overcoming the challenges, including patent eligibility and enablement, when seeking patent protection for AI systems. The panel will also discuss what can be done to anticipate and minimize the risks of Section 101 or Section 112 rejections. 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...
April 23, 2019 CLE 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

Contract Management: Tools for Improving the Process Within Organizations
Analyzing Contracting Responsibilities, Outsourcing Options and New Technology
April 24, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will provide in-house counsel with insights on how best to manage contracts in a high volume, high-velocity corporate environment. The panel will discuss the various participants in the contract lifecycle, and how technology and outsourcing can aid legal departments in overseeing ea... Read More

Series LLCs: Tax Planning and Wealth Transfer Opportunities
Segregating Asset Ownership and Business Lines, QBI Deduction, State Law Comparisons
April 24, 2019 CPE, EA Live Webinar

This webinar will provide tax professionals and family office advisers with a practical guide to the tax, business operations, and wealth transfer planning opportunities of using series LLCs. The panel will provide an overview of series structures in various states, discuss the accelerating evolutio... Read More

Evolving Regulatory Landscape for Cryptocurrency: Lessons From Recent Enforcement Actions
SEC, CFTC, FinCEN and IRS Current Positions on Cryptocurrencies
April 24, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will provide an up-to-date look at the current regulatory landscape for cryptocurrency issuers, investors and traders. The panel will discuss recent enforcement actions by the SEC, the CFTC, the IRS and FinCEN, and what the measures mean for companies engaged in blockchain ventures... Read More

Structuring Waterfall Provisions in LLC and Partnership Agreements
Navigating Complex Distribution Structures, Minimizing Negative Tax Consequences
April 24, 2019 CLE, CPE, EA Live Webinar

This CLE/CPE webinar will guide corporate and tax counsel on the various methods of structuring waterfall distribution provisions in LLC and partnership agreements. The panel will examine a variety of economic and tax considerations such as approaches to drafting priority returns (internal rate of r... Read More

Rule 30(b)(6) Depositions in Class Action Litigation: Deposing or Defending Corporate Witn...
April 24, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will prepare class action counsel to depose or defend corporate representatives in accordance with FRCP 30(b)(6). The webinar will discuss best practices for plaintiffs to meet the 30(b)(6) notice requirements, effectively question the corporate representative, deal with difficult r... Read More

Stacking Commercial Business Insurance Coverage Policies: Insurer and Policyholder Perspec...
Navigating Allocation of Liability Among Multiple Policies Amid Varied Court Interpretatio...
April 24, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will discuss evolving law on stacking commercial business insurance policies, where it is permitted and where it is not, key insurance policy provisions, and insurance policy interpretation maxims typically in play in disputes between insurers and policyholders on stacking of polici... Read More

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

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

Preparing for and Defending Stark Law and Anti-Kickback Statute Compliance in Hospital-Phy...
April 24, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will guide healthcare counsel on ensuring compliance with the Stark law and Anti-Kickback Statute (AKS) in transactions between hospitals and physician groups. The panel will also provide best practices for counsel on structuring arrangements to fit within the AKS safe harbors and S... Read More

Tax Reform: Impact on REITs, Real Estate Businesses and Investors
Pass-Through Business and Interest Deductions, Cost Recovery, Carried Interest, Sale of Pa...
April 25, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will provide real estate counsel with a working knowledge of the tax reform law and recent IRS tax reform guidance as it relates to REITs and other real estate investment structures. The discussion will include the impact of recent IRS guidance on the 199A pass-through business dedu... Read More

Drug Substance Patents: FDA Guidance, Protecting Composition-of-Matter Patents, Drafting S...
April 25, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will guide patent counsel on solid form patents, how to patent them, and challenges that are in the process. The panel will also discuss implications of the current cocrystal guidance by the FDA and provide a survey of, and lessons from, cases relating to solid form patents. 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
April 25, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will provide legal practitioners with practical advice about developing a process for preparation of opinion letters and the typical language included in standard opinions requested in commercial finance transactions. The panel will review the common elements of an opinion letter, h... Read More

Medical Cannabis: Regulatory Compliance, FSMB Guidelines, Standard of Care, Liability
Balancing Patient Rights, Therapeutic Benefit, Compliance With Divergent State and Federal...
April 25, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will guide healthcare counsel on medical cannabis issues related to hospitals, long-term care facilities and other healthcare providers. The panel will examine the current status of legalization, standard of care, regulations and federal guidance, and potential liability, among othe... Read More

Employee Privacy and Off-Duty Conduct: Protected Activities, Social Media Policies and Mor...
Balancing Company Interests Against Employee Rights
April 25, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will guide employers and their counsel on how to best navigate the thorny issue of employee off-duty conduct. This panel will discuss how to balance the employer's concern about employees engaging in off-duty activities that may affect job performance or the company's image, with st... Read More

World Bank Anti-Corruption Enforcement: What Companies and Counsel Need to Know
Engaging With the Bank, Providing Information, and Structuring Compliance Programs
April 25, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will guide counsel on the World Bank's sanctions and investigations processes. The panel will offer insights into the program's legal principles and practice, and outline approaches for engaging with the Bank, providing information and structuring compliance programs. Read More

Litigating Trucking Accident Injury Claims: Theories of Liability, Impact of CSA Recordkee...
Plaintiff and Defense Approaches to Discovery, Pre-Trial Motions, and Damages
April 30, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will provide personal injury counsel with a review of conventional theories of liability in trucking accident injury cases and discuss the complexities involved with litigating and settling claims. The panel will explain the impact of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations and... Read More

Special Needs Trusts for the Elderly and Individuals with Disabilities to Protect Public B...
Administering First- and Third-Party Trusts; Addressing the Interplay Between SNTs, Guardi...
April 30, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar 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

ALTA/NSPS Land Title Survey Standards: What Real Estate Counsel Need to Know
Survey Exceptions and Survey Endorsements in Title Insurance Policies
April 30, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will explain the ALTA/NSPS Standards and identify the recent, significant modifications, including changes to Table A. The panel will also discuss how title insurers typically address various survey matters in title policies and the utility of survey endorsements. Read More

Correcting Foreign Information Reporting Noncompliance: Voluntary Disclosure Programs
Navigating Penalty Abatement for Failure to File Forms 5471, 5472, FATCA and FBAR
April 30, 2019 CPE, EA Live Webinar

This webinar will provide CPAs and tax advisers with a practical guide to navigating the amnesty programs that are available to rectify a client's failure to properly file required international information forms such as the FBAR, Form 8938, and Forms 5471 and 5472. The panel will focus on the role... Read More

Patent Infringement After Duncan Parking Technologies
Doctrine of Equivalents, Too-Narrow Claim Construction, and Prosecution Impact on Litigati...
April 30, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will guide patent counsel regarding the impact of recent court decisions and the guidance they provide on direct, induced and contributory infringement, claim construction, literal infringement, doctrine of equivalents infringement, including hypothetical claims, and even the revers... Read More

Estate Planning With Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency: Structuring Transactions, Tax and Non-Tax...
April 30, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will guide counsel on critical considerations for estate planning with bitcoin and other cryptocurrency assets. The panel will discuss the impact of bitcoin and cryptocurrency on estate planning, key tax regulations on crypto-assets impacting estates, and explore effective transacti... Read More

Taxation of Intellectual Property After Tax Reform: IRC 1235, FDII and GILTI, Taxation of...
April 30, 2019 CLE, CPE, EA Live Webinar

This webinar will provide tax counsel with practical guidance on the taxation of intellectual property (IP) assets post-tax reform. The panel will discuss the impact of tax reform on patents, design models or other IP assets created by individual taxpayers, revised Section 1221 and obtaining the ben... Read More

Treatment of Make-Whole and No-Call Provisions in Bankruptcy After Ultra Petroleum
Navigating the Circuits on Prepayment Premium Provisions; Guidance for Drafting Loan Docum...
April 30, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will provide bankruptcy and lender counsel with a review of the recent In re Ultra Petroleum case from the Fifth Circuit, highlighting conflicts in the relevant case law and emerging theories regarding both enforceability of make-whole and no-call provisions in bankruptcy loan agree... Read More

Trademark Enforcement: Analyzing Claims, Crafting Cease and Desist Letters, Monitoring Mar...
May 1, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will prepare counsel to trademark owners to develop and implement an effective trademark enforcement strategy. The panel will review recent developments in trademark enforcement. Read More

Appealing IRS Penalty Abatement Denials: Foreign Disclosure Penalties and Navigating the A...
May 1, 2019 CLE, CPE, EA Live Webinar

This CLE/CPE webinar will provide tax attorneys, CPAs and enrolled agents with a comprehensive and practical guide to navigating the process of appealing an IRS denial of a penalty abatement request. The panel will provide an overview of the significant foreign information reporting forms, their ass... Read More

Employment Litigation and Claim Settlements: Maximizing Tax Benefits, Avoiding Penalties W...
Tax Withholding Requirements for Employers When Drafting Settlement Agreements and Reporti...
May 1, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will provide employment counsel and tax advisers guidance for structuring complex settlements and navigating and complying with complex tax reporting and withholding requirements applicable to employment claims. The panel will discuss best practices for employers looking to structur... Read More

Insurer's Duty to Indemnify: Scope, Burden of Proof and Evidentiary Considerations
Advocating Complex Indemnification Duty Issues From Insurer and Policyholder Perspectives
May 1, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will focus on the insurer's duty to indemnify and guide insurance counsel through issues related to whether liability insurance policies obligate the insurer to pay a settlement or judgment involving the insured. The program will distinguish the duty to indemnify from the duty to de... Read More

Cross-Plan Offsetting and ERISA Compliance: Avoiding Participant Claims, Ramifications of...
May 1, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will provide ERISA counsel and plan administrators guidance on the legal risks of cross-plan offsetting. The panel will discuss recent court decisions, fiduciary obligations of plan sponsors, oversight of third-party administrators (TPAs) engaging in cross-plan offsetting, limiting... Read More

Changing Bank Capital Rules: Impact on Loan Structures and Loan Documentation
Yield Protection and Increased Costs Provisions, Transfer Restrictions, Purpose Clauses, H...
May 2, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will cover upcoming changes to the U.S. bank capital rules as well as and how they will impact the commercial lending landscape. The panel will discuss how loan structures and loan documentation and provisions may be changed by lenders to meet these new requirements. Read More

Patent Inventorship: Best Practices for Determination and Correction
Distinguishing Between Inventor and Contributor; Navigating Joint Inventorship, Disclosure...
May 2, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will guide patent counsel on identifying and determining inventorship and will offer best practices for correcting errors regarding inventorship. Our experienced panel will provide perspectives gained from working with the AIA since its passage and outline lessons from recent court... Read More

Responding to Adverse IRS Audit Assessments: Audit Reconsideration Requests, IRS Appeals,...
May 2, 2019 CPE, EA Live Webinar

This webinar will provide tax advisers and professionals with a discussion of IRS exam hotspots and will outline practical strategies for responding to unfavorable IRS audit results, including requesting audit reconsiderations, navigating the IRS appeals process and the litigation options available.... Read More

Local Counsel Opinions in Real Estate Finance Transactions
Strategies for Maximizing Efficiency and Reducing Risks for Opinion Givers
May 2, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will provide counsel with tools for drafting local counsel opinions for real estate finance transactions, referencing recently published opinion reports. The panel will also discuss ethical considerations and liability risks associated with the rendering of local counsel opinions an... Read More

Avoiding Pitfalls in Energy Project Construction: EPC Contract Disputes, Owner Protections...
May 2, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will guide power & energy plant owners and their counsel regarding challenges that arise in energy project construction and effective methods to avoid and mitigate claims, contract disputes, and litigation. The panel will discuss key engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC)... Read More

Due Diligence in Healthcare Private Equity Transactions
Minimizing Regulatory, Corporate Practice of Medicine and Other Risks
May 2, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will guide to counsel in healthcare private equity transactions on due diligence measures that effectively identify and mitigate risks and liabilities. The panel will address the regulatory and corporate practice of medicine issues that should be considered during the due diligence... Read More

Structuring a Real Estate Installment Sale: Tax Benefits and Pitfalls, Depreciation Recapt...
May 7, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will provide tax & finance counsel with the tools to structure installment sales of commercial real estate. The panel will examine the potential advantages and pitfalls of installment sales, and discuss the complexities that arise when dealing with monetized installment sales. Read More

Composite Returns and Nonresident Withholding for Pass-Through Entities: Navigating the Mu...
Determining Whether to File Composite Returns, Dealing With Withholding Requirements
May 7, 2019 CPE Live Webinar

This webinar will offer tax professionals a deep dive into composite tax provisions and withholding requirements of pass-through entities with nonresident shareholders and partners. The panel will provide an advanced level look at the specific issues facing tax advisers to pass-through entities rega... Read More

State and Local Tax Considerations Under Current Federal Tax Law
Impact on High-Tax States, SALT Deduction Cap, Deemed Repatriation and Other Conformity Is...
May 7, 2019 CPE, EA Live Webinar

This webinar will focus on the ripple effect of the new tax law on state taxation. The panel will discuss the limitations and removal of specific state tax benefits within the new tax law causing states to deviate from federal law to maintain or add benefits for individuals and businesses within sta... Read More

Retirement Plan Audit Risks: Identifying Plan Errors and Remedying Noncompliance
Preparing 401(k), 403(b) and Retirement Plans for Audit
May 7, 2019 CPE Live Webinar

This webinar will apprise auditors and plan sponsors of the potential audit risks relating to their 401(k) and retirement plans and address how to bring these plans into compliance. The panel will identify common plan deficiencies, corrective actions and insights into avoiding plan audits. Read More

Calculating Trust Accounting Income Under Uniform Principal and Income Act
May 7, 2019 CPE, EA Live Webinar

This webinar will provide tax advisers and compliance professionals with a more in-depth exploration of the fiduciary income calculations and determinations contained in the Uniform Principal and Income Act (UPIA). The panel will detail how to apply UPIA provisions to differentiate between corpus an... Read More

Charitable Gift Agreements: Restrictions, Naming Rights, Enforcement and Ensuring Deductib...
May 7, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will provide estate planning counsel and advisers guidance on avoiding legal ramifications in the negotiation and drafting of charitable gift agreements. The panel will discuss critical developments in charitable giving in estate planning, offer real-life examples of the consequence... Read More

Personal Injury Settlements: Anticipating Impact of Tax Reform on Settlement Proceeds
Strategies to Manage Tax Impact on Lost Wages, Punitive Damages and Interest
May 7, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will guide personal injury attorneys on how to minimize the tax burden to plaintiffs on personal injury settlements after tax reform. The panel will discuss how to spot potential tax liabilities at the beginning of a claim, as well as strategies to classify damages and structure lar... Read More

Drafting Complex Cloud Computing Agreements: Negotiation and Risk Mitigation Strategies
May 8, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will guide business counsel engaged in drafting complex cloud computing agreements. The panel will review the most critical issues and concerns that counsel should address during contract negotiations to cost-effectively mitigate risk and protect clients' interests. Read More

Phase-Out of LIBOR: Revising Floating Rate Loans to Implement Alternative Reference Rates,...
May 8, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will discuss ramifications of the scheduled phase-out of LIBOR (London Interbank Offered Rate) at the end of 2021 and outline steps real estate and commercial finance counsel must take now to review and consider amendments to existing floating rate loan documents. The panel will dis... Read More

Reg A and Reg D: Evolving Securities Exemptions for Private Placement Offerings
Navigating Regulation A+, the FAST ACT, Rule 506 (c), and Accredited Investors: Recent SEC...
May 8, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will provide private equity and securities counsel with an update on the current status of Reg A and Reg D, including an analysis of SEC compliance and disclosure interpretations (CDIs) released since the JOBS Act, the FAST Act and accompanying SEC rules went into effect. The panel... Read More

Expert Witness Depositions in Nursing Home Injury Cases: Taking and Defending Depositions
May 8, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will prepare medical malpractice and personal injury attorneys representing victims or defendants in nursing home injury cases to take or defend the depositions of expert witnesses. The panel will discuss best practices for preparing your expert for deposition, effectively questioni... Read More

U.S.-China Tax Issues for Dual-Status Taxpayers: Tax Planning and Compliance Requirements,...
Capital Controls and Asset Migration, Pre-Immigration Planning, Special Considerations for...
May 8, 2019 CPE, EA Live Webinar

This webinar will provide tax advisers with a practical guide into the tax reporting requirements and planning opportunities for U.S. taxpayers with earnings or assets in China, as well as Chinese citizens with U.S. tax reporting obligations. The panel will describe Chinese residency and expatriatio... Read More

Section 965 Foreign Deemed Repatriation Transition Tax: Final Regulations
Identifying Cash Positions, Treatment of Consolidated Entities, Loss Treatments, Correctin...
May 8, 2019 CPE, EA Live Webinar

This webinar will provide corporate tax advisers with a detailed and practical guide to the repatriation provisions of the Section 965 transition tax in the wake of the most recent IRS final regulatory guidance. The panel will discuss E&P and basis adjustments, foreign tax credit calculations, and s... Read More

Trademark Representation Risks: Best Practices for Reducing Malpractice and Ethics Complai...
Recognizing and Eliminating Problem Behavior, Identifying and Preventing Client Conflicts,...
May 8, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will guide patent counsel on minimizing the risk of malpractice claims in trademark representations. The panel will examine common pitfalls and problematic behavior, client conflict issues, and more through different hypothetical scenarios. The panel will also offer guidance on step... Read More

Admitting Social Media Evidence in Employment Litigation
Overcoming Authentication, Relevance and Hearsay Challenges
May 8, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will provide employment litigators with best practices for dealing with social media evidence during discovery and at trial. The panel will discuss challenges with the admission at trial of social media evidence, authenticating the evidence, proving its relevancy, and making or over... Read More

Reps and Warranties Insurance in M&A: Critical Tool to Mitigate Risk and Close Deals
Evaluating When Insurance is Appropriate, Negotiating Coverage and Exclusions
May 8, 2019 CLE Webinar

This CLE webinar will provide deal counsel with an update on the latest trends in the use of M&A representations and warranties insurance coverage and situations in which it is appropriate to use the coverage to mitigate risk and complete transactions. The panel will discuss the benefits and traps a... Read More

Dental Practice Mergers, Acquisitions, Divestitures and Affiliations
Due Diligence, Regulatory Compliance Requirements, Integration Challenges
May 9, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will guide counsel representing dental practices, dental service organizations (DSOs) and investors for evaluating the various transaction structures for buying or selling a practice, conducting due diligence, and meeting regulatory compliance requirements. The panel will also offer... Read More

Structuring Credit Facilities for Private Equity Funds: Subscription, NAV and Hybrid Loans
May 9, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will provide finance counsel with the tools to structure credit facilities for private equity funds, including subscription and net asset value (NAV) based facilities and hybrids that combine aspects of both. The panel will contrast the documentation and collateral for subscription... Read More

Insurance Coverage for Manufacturers With Consumer or Product Liability Claims
Strategies and Practical Guidance From Insured and Insurer Perspectives
May 9, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will discuss how counsel for product manufacturers can maximize their clients' insurance coverage when faced with consumer or product liability claims. Read More

Deploying Rule 23(d)(1)(D) Motions to Strike Class Allegations Pre-Certification
Rule 23(a) Typicality, Rule 23(a)(2) Commonality, Rule 23(b) Predominance, and Heightened...
May 9, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will discuss using motions to strike class allegations and defeating class actions pre-certification, particularly after the recent Amendments to Rule 23. Read More

Energy Trading Compliance: FERC Enforcement, Penalties and Impact of CFTC Rules on Energy...
Anti-Manipulation Rules, Self-Reporting, Individual Liability
May 9, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will guide energy counsel and advisers on recent developments in the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC)'s enforcement efforts and the impact of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) rules on energy transactions. The panel will discuss FERC penalties, recent enforc... Read More

Obtaining and Admitting Cell Phone Evidence at Trial: Call Logs, Text Messages, and Locati...
May 9, 2019 CLE Webinar

This CLE webinar will guide litigators on how to obtain and use cell phone evidence at trial, from issuing discovery requests to overcoming admissibility issues. Our panel will also discuss the function of expert witnesses in providing evidence on cell phone location, GPS, text messaging and other c... Read More

Coordinating Post-Grant Patent Opposition in the EU and the U.S.: Amended Rules, Shorter T...
Navigating Timing, Grounds for Opposition, Discovery, and Amendments to Maximize Protectio...
May 9, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will provide patent counsel with guidance for addressing post-grant patent proceedings in both Europe and the U.S. The panel will offer best practices for navigating the two systems to maximize patent protection in both jurisdictions. Read More

Liquidation of S Corporations: Mastering Tax Implications of Liquidating Distributions
Case Study on Planning, Calculations and Property Dispositions
May 13, 2019 CPE, EA Live Webinar

This webinar 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 provide a briefing on the general rules stated in IRC Section 1371 tying liquidation rules back to those applying to C cor... Read More

Tax Strategies for Real Estate LLC and LP Agreements: Capital Commitments, Tax Allocations...
May 14, 2019 CLE, CPE Live Webinar

This CLE/CPE webinar will prepare real estate counsel to deal with crucial tax issues and avoid costly mistakes in structuring agreements for real estate partnerships and LLCs. The panel will offer best practices for drafting provisions that reflect effective tax compliance and planning in light of... Read More

M&A Post-Closing Purchase Price Adjustments: Drafting and Negotiating Strategies
Defining Working Capital, Baseline Amount and Accounting Principles; Overlap With Indemnif...
May 14, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will guide counsel in drafting and negotiating purchase price adjustment (PPA) provisions in M&A acquisition agreements. Read More

Advanced Preference Litigation in Bankruptcy: Leveraging Key Defenses
Payments to Trade Creditors, Earmarking, Critical Vendor, Claim Waivers and Set-Off Defens...
May 14, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will discuss commonly attacked transactions such as payments to trade creditors, loan workouts and payments to insiders. The panel will analyze statutory defenses and other key defenses such as earmarking, critical vendor, mere conduit, assumed contract, claim waivers and set-offs. Read More

U.S.-Mexican Tax and Estate Planning: Advanced Techniques for Tax Professionals
Reconciling U.S. and Mexican Law on Trusts, Ownership of Real Property, Situs Wills, and W...
May 14, 2019 CLE, CPE, EA Live Webinar

This webinar 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 U.S. and Mexico. The panel will discuss the U.S. tax law and treaty provisions that govern tax and fiduciary rules in both Mexico a... Read More

Construction Contracts, Tariffs and Rising Material Costs: Strategies for Risk Allocation
Practical Guidance for Counsel to Owners, Contractors, Subcontractors and Suppliers
May 14, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will discuss the ongoing escalation of material prices in the construction industry and provide practical insights for counsel to owners, contractors, subcontractors and suppliers in mitigating such risks. Read More

Open Source Licensing Risks and Requirements: Contract Compliance, Copyright Infringement,...
May 14, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will prepare counsel for companies using open source software to understand and address the legal risks of open source licensing. The panel will provide best practices for ensuring compliance, minimizing infringement and monitoring. Read More

Leveraging Demand Letters to Obtain Significant Settlements in Auto Accident Cases
May 14, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will discuss strategies for personal injury attorneys to draft and leverage demand letters in auto accident cases to obtain insurer settlements that meet insurance policy limits. Read More

Healthcare Cybersecurity: New HSCC Guidance, Managing Threats, Protecting Patients, Respon...
May 14, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will guide healthcare counsel on managing, preserving and protecting the security of healthcare data. The panel will examine the new Health Sector Coordinating Council (HSCC) guidance on cybersecurity protections and discuss managing and responding to cyber attacks and data breaches... Read More

Foreign Tax Credit Limitations Under Section 904: New IRS Regulations and Guidance for Tax...
Allocations, Apportionment, Limitations Under Section 904(b)(4), Impact of GILTI, Carryove...
May 14, 2019 CLE, CPE, EA Live Webinar

This webinar will guide tax counsel with a critical analysis of new IRS proposed guidance on foreign tax credit (FTC) limitations under Section 904. The panel will discuss key provisions of the new regulations, additional "buckets" of foreign income grouping, new allocation and apportionment rules,... Read More

Finders and Unregistered Broker-Dealers: Understanding the Risks and Recent Developments
Avoiding the Pitfalls of Broker-Dealer Registration Violations, Lessons From Recent SEC En...
May 15, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will analyze the legal pitfalls for securities issuers who utilize unregistered "finders" to solicit investors, the SEC's restrictive position on permissible activities of finders, activities that require broker-dealer registration, and SEC regulatory actions regarding unregistered... Read More

New Form 8994: Calculating Family and Medical Leave Tax Credit and IRS Reporting
Determining Eligibility, Calculating Wages and Maximizing the Credit
May 15, 2019 CPE, EA Live Webinar

This webinar will focus on completing the newly issued Form 8994, Employer Credit for Paid Family and Medical Leave, to claim the new tax credit created by the tax reform law. It will clarify the guidance issued in Notice 2018-71 and help practitioners and employers maximize this credit. The panel w... Read More

Divorce Under Tax Reform: The Elimination of the Spousal Support Tax Benefit and Other Cha...
Treatment of Alimony, Personal Exemptions, Standard Deduction, Child Tax Credits, Prenups...
May 15, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will provide family law attorneys with a recap of the practical impact of the tax reform law on provisions impacting clients' net, after-tax cash flow when facing divorce. Read More

Qualified Financial Contracts: New QFC Stay Rules Affecting Banks and Their Counterparties
Pros and Cons of Adhering to ISDA Protocol vs. Bilateral Amendment
May 15, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will examine the new federal rules regarding qualified financial contracts (QFCs) and the steps banks and other financial institutions should take now to comply with the new QFC rules. The panel will discuss the pros and cons of adopting the ISDA US Stay Protocol as opposed to enter... Read More

Drafting Vendor Agreements to Comply With California Consumer Protection Act: Steps to Tak...
Meeting CCPA Data Protection and Privacy Requirements, Avoiding Fines and Penalties, Appli...
May 15, 2019 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 California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (CCPA). The panel will discuss the origins, applicability and standards of the CCPA, a... Read More

"Me Too" Evidence in Employment Litigation: Pursuing Admission or Exclusion of Propensity...
May 15, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will guide employment litigators on pursuing or challenging the admission of "me too" evidence in discrimination, retaliation or harassment cases. Our panel of experienced employment litigators will discuss the factors courts take into account when ruling on the admissibility of "me... Read More

Section 461(l) Excess Business Loss Limitations for Non-Corporate Taxpayers
Excess Business Losses: What Are They and What to do With Them
May 15, 2019 CPE, EA Live Webinar

This webinar will provide tax advisers with a practical exploration of the loss limitation rules of Section 461(l) for non-corporate taxpayers passed in the 2017 tax reform bill. The panel will discuss what items are included or excluded in the business loss calculations, the effect of such a loss a... Read More

Build-Transfer Agreements for Renewable Energy Projects: Deal Structures, Key Challenges a...
May 16, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will provide energy counsel an in-depth analysis of build-transfer agreements (BTAs) for renewable energy projects. The panel will discuss essential structuring methods for build-transfer transactions, critical components of BTAs, implications for tax equity investments, and overcom... Read More

New IRC 83(i) Election for Qualified Equity Grants: Deferral Opportunities for Stock Optio...
Determining 80% Employee Threshold, Mechanics of Election, Tax Treatment of Deferrals
May 16, 2019 CLE, CPE, EA Live Webinar

This CLE/CPE webinar will provide tax advisers with a practical guide to the deferral benefits of the new Section 83(i) Qualified Equity Grant election contained in the 2017 tax reform law. The panel will detail what constitutes a qualified grant of stock eligible for deferral treatment, discuss the... Read More

Restructuring Unitranche Loan Facilities: Navigating the Unique Aspects of Agreements Amon...
Rights and Remedies of First-Out and Last-Out Lenders Inside and Outside of Bankruptcy
May 16, 2019 CLE Webinar

This CLE webinar will provide counsel with an overview and discussion of the unique aspects of unitranche loan facilities and the interplay of those aspects in restructuring and working out of a troubled loan. Read More

PFAS: State Regulation, Litigation, Recent Science, and Risks and Liabilities
May 16, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will provide environmental counsel with an overview of the recent science related to per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), recent precedent-setting cases and recently enacted legislation that will impact PFAS regulation and liability, and focus on the rapidly developing state... Read More

FDII: Claiming New IRC 250 Foreign Derived Intangible Income Deduction on Form 8993
Determining Eligibility, Identifying QBAI and Deduction-Eligible Income (DEI), Calculating...
May 16, 2019 CPE, EA Live Webinar

This webinar will provide tax advisers with a practical guide to calculating and reporting the Section 250 tax deduction for foreign-derived intangible income (FDII). The panel will go through the steps required to identify qualified business asset investment (QBAI) property, deduction-eligible inco... Read More

Patent Infringement Letters: New Considerations and Best Practices for Senders and Recipie...
Implications of Jack Henry & Assoc. Decision, Leveraging Letters, Response Strategies for...
May 16, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will guide patent counsel on the use of patent infringement demand letters. The panel will discuss considerations and strategies for both the sender and recipient. The panel will offer best practices for determining whether and when to send a letter as well as responding to an infri... Read More

Blockchain for CPAs: Financial Reporting Opportunities and Audit Implications
Implementing and Verifying Distributed Ledger Technology on Financial Accounting Engagemen...
May 16, 2019 CPE Live Webinar

This webinar will provide accounting and audit professionals with a critical early look at the financial reporting and audit challenges for companies utilizing blockchain technology in their financial reporting. The panel will detail the fundamentals of blockchain as they apply to financial transact... Read More

Liquidated Damages in Real Estate Purchase and Sale Agreements: Maximizing Client Recovery...
May 16, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will discuss liquidated damages in real estate purchase and sale agreements, focusing primarily on commercial real estate purchase contracts that give the seller the right to the buyer's deposit as liquidated damages if the buyer breaches its obligation to purchase. The panel will a... Read More

Business Succession Planning: Estate Planning Vehicles, Common Issues, Best Practices
May 21, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will provide estate planning counsel and advisers with guidance in developing and implementing a formal business succession plan. The panel will discuss how to build a business case for succession planning and best practices for assisting the in executive team putting a plan in plac... Read More

The C-Corporation as a Viable Entity: Tax Reform Changes, Section 1202 Stock and S-Corpor...
May 21, 2019 CPE, EA Live Webinar

This webinar will outline the benefits and drawbacks of being a C-Corporation after tax reform. The panel will explain why, and why not, being a C-Corporation may be the right choice for you or your client. Read More

Updating Estate Plans After Tax Reform: Maximizing Basis and Minimizing Income Taxes
May 21, 2019 CPE, EA Live Webinar

This webinar will explain the new tax law's impact on existing estate plans. The panel will describe the potential dangers of old estate planning techniques and offer suggestions for minimizing overall income and estate taxes paid in light of the recent tax overhaul. Read More

Mexico's Anti-Corruption Laws and Implementing Regulations: Private Entities and Individua...
Understanding Key Provisions, Ensuring Compliance and Mitigating Legal Risks
May 21, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will prepare counsel to companies doing business in Mexico to meet the demands of the country's anti-corruption reforms and implementing regulations. The panel will outline effective compliance strategies to minimize anti-corruption risks under Mexico's Anti-Corruption Laws. Read More

REIT Treatment of Foreign Income Inclusions: New IRS Guidance, Implications and Planning T...
Income Requirements and Sourcing; Rev. Proc. 2018-48, Section 856(c), Foreign Currency Gai...
May 21, 2019 CLE, CPE, EA Live Webinar

This CLE/CPE webinar will provide guidance to tax counsel and advisers on the challenges and rules for the treatment of foreign income inclusions by real estate investment trusts (REITs). The panel will discuss the nuances of REIT income requirements, recent IRS guidance under Rev. Pro. 2018-48, Sec... Read More

Renewable Energy Storage Projects: Financing Options, Deal Structures, Tax Issues, and Reg...
May 21, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will provide energy counsel guidance on effective methods in financing energy storage projects and overcoming regulatory compliance challenges in deal structures. The panel will discuss key compliance challenges impacting energy storage, effective deal structures for financing and m... Read More

Structuring Patent Licensing Agreements: Avoiding Litigation, Allocating Risk and Maximizi...
May 21, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar 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

Real Estate Mezzanine and A/B Loans: Structuring and Enforcing Intercreditor and Co-Lender...
Reconciling the Demands and Objectives of Senior and Junior Lenders
May 21, 2019 CLE Webinar

This CLE webinar will prepare real estate finance counsel to structure intercreditor agreements between senior/mezzanine and A/B lenders. The panel will discuss the most frequently negotiated provisions, and the challenges to enforcing intercreditor agreements in distressed loan scenarios. Read More

Combating Plaintiffs' Reptilian Tactics in Commercial Vehicle, Premises Liability, Product...
Responding to Reptile Techniques During Discovery, Deposition, Voir Dire, Opening Statemen...
May 21, 2019 CLE Webinar

This CLE webinar will guide litigators in recognizing and combating the trial strategy leveraging the so-called "reptile theory" in commercial vehicle accident claims, premises liability and medical malpractice cases. The panel will discuss the increased use of reptilian tactics by plaintiffs' attor... Read More

IC-DISC Tax Law Challenges: Structuring and Planning Techniques to Maximize Tax Savings Po...
Navigating Applicable IRC Sections, Formation and Qualification Issues, and Capturing Maxi...
May 22, 2019 CLE, CPE, EA Live Webinar

This CLE/CPE webinar will provide tax counsel and advisers with the guidance necessary to maximize the powerful tax benefits of the interest charge domestic international sales corporation (IC-DISC). The panel will review the complex requirements of applicable IRC sections, formation best practices,... Read More

Private Equity Real Estate Fund Formation: Capital Raising, Regulatory Issues and Negotiat...
Capital Contributions, Allocation of Profits/Losses, Clawbacks, Return of Capital, Fees, C...
May 22, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will discuss the crucial structural considerations and legal complexities of forming, launching and operating a private real estate fund. The program will review how recent regulatory developments impact fund managers and investors regarding issues like fees and expenses, co-investm... Read More

Opioid Liability Claims: Coverage and Litigation Considerations for Manufacturers, Distrib...
May 22, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will explore insurance coverage issues related to the expanding breadth of opioid liability claims. Our panel will discuss coverage considerations, the increasing reach of these claims for those involved in the manufacture, distribution, prescription or payment for opioids, and the... Read More

Updating Reps, Warranties and Indemnification Provisions in Software and Cloud Computing C...
May 22, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will guide business and technology counsel for reviewing and revising representations, warranties and indemnification clauses in software and cloud computing agreements, given increased malware threats and other security vulnerabilities. The panel will discuss key considerations whe... Read More

Correcting Capital Account Mistakes and Errors on Partnership Returns
A Comprehensive Guide to Corrections, Allocations and "True-Ups" of Capital Accounts
May 22, 2019 CPE, EA Live Webinar

This webinar will provide tax professionals and advisers with an in-depth and practical guide to the accounting and tax disclosure requirements to correct and adjust capital account balances. The panel will focus on the mechanics of both book entries and tax reporting and will offer concrete example... Read More

Emergency Medicaid Planning: Mitigating the Damage of Inept Planning and Changed Circumsta...
Spend-Down Strategies, Excess Assets, Minimizing the Fallout of Ineffective Trusts, Naviga...
May 22, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will provide elder counsel guidance on emergency Medicaid planning to correct and minimize the damage of ineffective Medicaid planning methods. The panel will discuss critical issues that impact Medicaid planning techniques, navigating the application process, spend-down strategies... Read More

ERISA Litigation Prevention and Defense: RFPs, Record Keeping, Revenue Sharing, Defending...
May 22, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will guide employee benefits counsel and ERISA plan fiduciaries on ERISA litigation prevention and defense strategies. The panel will discuss recent court cases and settlements, conducting requests for proposals (RFPs), assessing fee arrangements and handling excessive fee claims, r... Read More

Medical Staff Challenges: Best Practices for Peer Review, Governing Documents, and Board G...
May 22, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will prepare healthcare counsel to advise hospitals, medical staffs and physicians on effectively addressing common medical staff challenges, including peer review, medical staff bylaws, hospital board governance, conflict management and more. Read More

GILTI Calculations for Individual CFC Shareholders: New Section 951A Tax on Foreign Intang...
Changes to Subpart F Controlled Foreign Corporation Treatment, Recognizing QBAI and More
May 23, 2019 CPE, EA Live Webinar

This webinar will provide tax advisers with a practical guide to the tax reporting challenges of the global intangible low taxed income (GILTI) provisions in the new tax reform bill. The panel will focus on identifying the differences in treatment of controlled foreign corporations (CFC) income unde... Read More

Sharpening Single Audit Practices and Avoiding Audit Deficiencies
May 23, 2019 CPE Live Webinar

This webinar will take a fresh look at Single Audit requirements under Uniform Guidance. The panel will review best practices for compliance with Uniform Guidance and discuss strategies to avoid the most common audit deficiencies. Read More

Classwide Damage Models in Misleading and False Advertising Consumer Class Actions
May 23, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will discuss the types of classwide damage models that plaintiffs use to obtain certification and how to advance or oppose each of these types of damages. The program will discuss the use of expert witnesses to testify about the plaintiffs' damage calculations and defense experts to... Read More

Overcoming 103 Rejections for Biotech and Chemical Patents: Leveraging Recent Decisions an...
May 23, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to patent counsel for overcoming Section 103 rejections for biotech and chemical patents. Biotech and chemical claims continue to be embroiled in lead compound arguments and rebutting prima facie cases of obviousness based on, for example, ranges. The panel wil... Read More

Impact of FIRRMA on Real Estate Transactions: Concerns for Developers, Lessors, Lenders an...
Expanded CFIUS Review of Foreign Investment in Critical Infrastructure and Property Near U...
May 23, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will examine the Foreign Investment Risk Review Modernization Act (FIRRMA) and how it will impact real estate development, leasing, financing and investment. The panel will discuss what constitutes "critical infrastructure" and "proximity," and the steps that should be taken to comp... Read More

CWA Regulation of Discharges to Groundwater: Permitting Uncertainty in Light of Circuit Co...
Ramifications of County of Maui v. Hawaii Wildlife Fund: Pending Supreme Court Review
May 23, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will discuss the "indirect discharge" theory of Clean Water Act (CWA) liability, its disparate treatment by federal appellate courts and the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to review County of Maui, Hawai'i. v. Hawai'i Wildlife Fund --and the ramifications of potential resolution. The... Read More

Secured Lending Transactions: Anti-Assignment Provisions; 'Best Efforts'; 'Ordinary Course...
Documenting UCC Security Interests in Assets Subject to Anti-Assignment Clause, Interpreti...
May 23, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will guide counsel on drafting and interpreting exclusions from collateral for contracts and other assets that are subject to restrictions on being pledged by the loan parties. This CLE webinar will also help counsel interpret loan document terms that are often not adequately unders... Read More

Selling a Closely-Held Business
Navigating Complexities Regarding Process, Valuation, Due Diligence, Structure, Negotiatio...
May 23, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will examine legal considerations for counsel involved in the sale of closely held businesses. The panel will discuss strategies for evaluating whether to structure a deal as a stock sale, asset sale or merger, and address specific critical deal terms, provide negotiation tips, disc... Read More

Multistate Sales Tax Reporting and Remittance: Best Practices for Tax Professionals
Identifying Sales Tax Exposure, Sourcing, Apportionment, Determining Tax Liability, Home R...
May 23, 2019 CPE Live Webinar

This webinar will provide sales and use tax advisers and compliance professionals with a thorough and practical guide to overcoming challenges in sales and use tax collections and reporting for multistate taxpayers. The panel will discuss methods in identifying sales tax exposure and eliminating unn... Read More

Electronic Contracts and E-Signatures: Complying With ESIGN and the UETA, Interplay With t...
Navigating Issues of Enforceability, Authentication and Admissibility
May 28, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will examine recent legal trends and developments regarding e-signatures and electronic contracts. The panel will discuss evolving legal and practical issues, including the authentication of e-signatures; the admissibility of electronic contracts and e-signatures in litigation; and... Read More

Listed Transactions Reporting: Conservation Easements, Form 8886 and the IRS Audit Initiat...
May 28, 2019 CPE, EA Live Webinar

This webinar will update tax practitioners and taxpayers on the latest developments for reportable transactions. Reportable transactions include five types of transactions, most notably, listed transactions and transactions of interest (TOI). Accurately reporting these, and clients participating in... Read More

Rights of First Refusal, Rights of First Offer, Options to Purchase: Key Provisions for Cl...
May 28, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will examine and compare rights of first offer (ROFO), rights of first refusal (ROFR), and options to purchase commercial property (collectively, the purchase rights). The panel will discuss key drafting points and issues of interpretation which can arise due to a lack of clarity or... Read More

Derivatives and Hedge Contracts: ASC 820 Fair Value Measurement Standards
Identifying and Valuing Interest Rate Swaps, Currency Hedges, and Other Financial Instrume...
May 28, 2019 CPE Live Webinar

This webinar will provide audit advisers with a practical guide to meeting the challenges of accounting of derivatives and hedge contracts. The panel will discuss the framework of derivative accounting under ASC 815 and ASC 820 and detail the evolution of the accounting standards for valuation of de... Read More

Personal Injury Claims for Uber and Lyft Accidents: Navigating Complex Liability and Insur...
May 28, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will guide personal injury attorneys in navigating the complex liability and insurance coverage issues that arise from auto accidents involving rideshare services such as Uber and Lyft. The panel will discuss the plaintiff and defense perspectives on this emerging area of the law. Read More

Estate Planning for Social Media Influencers: Identifying Assets, Tax Issues, Estate Admin...
Choice of Entity, Selling Off Assets, Receipt of Gifted Products, Structuring Investments...
May 28, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will provide estate planning attorneys and advisers with a detailed analysis of estate planning techniques for digital influencers. The panel will discuss the unique and complex estate planning challenges presented by influencers, including domicile planning with rights of publicity... Read More

Data Privacy and Information Security Compliance Under Heightened Scrutiny: Responding to...
May 29, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

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

Employee Leave Under FMLA, ADA and Workers' Comp: Navigating Overlapping and Conflicting L...
Avoiding Pitfalls With Accommodation, Retaliation/Discrimination; Handling Light Duty, Com...
May 29, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will provide employers' counsel with best practices to reduce the risk of lawsuits or government action for employee leave violations under FMLA, ADA or workers' compensation laws, and paid sick leave laws. The panel will outline an employer's obligations under each of the laws and... Read More

Information Sharing by Healthcare Collaborations: Managing Antitrust Risk
May 29, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will guide healthcare counsel on antitrust violations that can arise when competitors share information either related to a partnership through a joint venture, accountable care organizations (ACO) or merger. The panel will offer insights and guidance on the limitations of exchangin... Read More

Leveraging Rule 68 Offers of Judgment in Settlement Negotiations
Inducing Favorable Settlements, Avoiding Potential Pitfalls
May 29, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will analyze Rule 68 offers of judgment, how defense counsel can leverage the rule to induce settlement, issues, and consequences of making the offer, and considerations for plaintiffs in rejecting the offer. The panel will also discuss Rule 68 as a tool in class action suits after... Read More

Insurance Coverage for Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Risks
D&O, Cyber, CGL, E&O, Commercial Crime, and Property Insurance Coverage
May 29, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will discuss insurance issues related to Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. The program will explore how standard insurance products--including D&O, cyber, CGL, E&O, commercial crime and property insurance--apply to cryptocurrency-related risks, as well as recent trends, case law a... Read More

Taxation of Cannabis: Overcoming Tax Challenges in Marijuana Business Operations, Key Plan...
Entity Selection, Gross Income Inclusion, Impact of Tax Reform, Effect of Section 280E, IR...
May 29, 2019 CLE, CPE, EA Live Webinar

This CLE/CPE webinar will provide tax counsel and advisers guidance on effective tax planning methods for businesses engaged in the cannabis industry. The panel will discuss critical federal and select state tax rules impacting marijuana businesses, recent tax court decisions, Section 280E, tax issu... Read More

Section 446 Separate Trade or Business Rules: Identifying Distinct Business Lines
Real Estate Safe Harbors, Intersection Between Sections 446 and 162, Impact of 199A on STB...
May 29, 2019 CPE, EA Live Webinar

This webinar will provide partnership tax advisers with a thorough and practical guide to the Section 446 separate trade or business (STB) rules. The panel will dig into the standards for determining whether an activity qualifies as a separate trade or business, discuss accounting method considerati... Read More

Tax Issues in Inbound and Outbound Transactions: Utilizing Partnerships to Maximize Tax Be...
Avoiding Landmines Under Current Tax Law, Deal Structures, Special Allocations
May 30, 2019 CLE, CPE, EA Live Webinar

This webinar will guide tax counsel and professionals on tax challenges and opportunities in utilizing partnerships for inbound and outbound transactions. The panel will discuss key provisions impacting inbound and outbound transactions under current U.S. tax law, effectively using partnerships in s... Read More

Structuring Financial Covenants, EBITDA, Events of Default and MAC Clauses in Loan Documen...
Maximizing Borrower Protection and Lender Remedies
May 30, 2019 CLE Webinar

This CLE webinar will provide borrowers' and lenders' counsel with a review of the use of EBITDA, leverage ratios and other metrics in loan documentation and financial covenants. The panel will outline critical issues relating to structuring financial covenants, related definitions, and events of de... Read More

Canadian VAT Issues for U.S. Sellers: Goods & Services Tax and Harmonized Sales Tax Requir...
What are the Canadian sales tax traps for U.S. businesses?
May 30, 2019 CPE, EA Live Webinar

This webinar will highlight many areas where U.S. businesses make costly Canadian sales tax mistakes when selling goods and/or services into Canada. The panel will provide useful information to help corporate tax advisers avoid the most common costly mistakes. Read More

Environmental Due Diligence in M&A Transactions
All Appropriate Inquiry, Bona Fide Purchaser Defense, Tailoring the Scope of Due Diligence
May 30, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will discuss environmental due diligence in M&A transactions, including the types of environmental risks that can arise, how those risks can be assessed in a transactional context, and certain liability defenses that may be available and obtained through the due diligence process. Read More

Motion to Amend Patent Practice: New USPTO Pilot Program, Updates to Amendment Precedent
May 30, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will guide patent counsel on at least the new USPTO pilot program for motions to amend and the PTAB's recent precedential decisions providing guidance on the statutory and regulatory requirements for a motion to amend. The panel will discuss what practitioners--whether representing... Read More

Food Trucks and New Legal Challenges: Economic Rights, Zoning, Licensing and Injury
May 30, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will address the broad array of legal issues relating to one of the fastest growing business areas today: food trucks. These restaurants-on-wheels raise issues ranging from zoning to licensing to tort claims, many of which are working their way through the courts right now. 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...
May 30, 2019 CPE, EA Live Webinar

This CLE/CPE webinar will provide tax advisers with a practical guide to the planning opportunities and potential tax pitfalls involved 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 st... Read More

Private Equity Waterfall and Carried Interest Provisions: Economic and Tax Implications fo...
Distributions, Clawbacks and Allocations; Carried Interest Sharing; Drafting to Address Ta...
June 4, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will analyze various methods of structuring waterfall provisions in private equity funds and carried interest distributions to fund managers and among their personnel and related clawback and allocation provisions. The program will also examine the tax implications of such provision... Read More

Gain on Sales of U.S. Partnership Interests by Foreign Partners: New Sections 864(c)(8) an...
Determining and Reporting Gain on Effectively-Connected U.S. Source Income
June 4, 2019 CLE, CPE, EA Live Webinar

This CLE/CPE webinar will provide tax counsel and advisers with a critical look at sales of U.S. partnership interests by foreign partners under current tax law. The panel will discuss new and significant changes to international taxation relating to the disposition of U.S. partnership interests own... Read More

Fiduciary Compliance in ESOP Transactions: Recent DOL Settlement Agreements and Best Pract...
Implications of Recent Settlement Agreements and Guidance on Avoiding Litigation
June 4, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar 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 FBTS, Alpha and the recent LNB agreement, and best p... Read More

New IRC Section 67(g) and Form 1041 Trust Deduction Rules Post-Tax Reform
Navigating Treatment of Fiduciary Fees, State and Local Taxes, and Other MIDs
June 4, 2019 CPE, EA Live Webinar

This webinar will provide fiduciary tax advisers and compliance professionals with a practical guide to the deduction structure for Form 1041 under the latest tax reform. The panel will outline the specific changes that recent tax reform makes to fiduciary deductions, detail the impact of income ite... Read More

Avoiding Foreign Trust Throwback Tax on Distributions to U.S. Beneficiaries From Undistrib...
DNI and UNI Rules, Structuring Foreign Subtrusts, and Strategies to Defer Accumulation Tax
June 4, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will provide estate planners and fiduciary advisers with a practical guide to navigating "the throwback tax" on distributions from foreign trusts to U.S. beneficiaries. The panel will define undistributed net income (UNI), detail the reclassification process, and offer specifics on... Read More

Renewable Energy Project Financing: Legal Strategies for Structuring the Deal
Navigating Financial Incentives, Sources of Capital, Debt and Equity Structures
June 4, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will provide resources for sponsors and financing parties of renewable energy projects regarding the available incentives, financing sources, and structures associated with financing renewable energy projects. The panel will offer their insights and perspectives on financing renewab... Read More

Navigating D&O Fiduciary Duties in the Zone of Insolvency
Avoiding and Defending Fiduciary Duty Claims and Maximizing D&O Insurance Coverage
June 4, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will provide bankruptcy counsel with a review of fiduciary duties directors and officers owe shareholders and creditors as a company faces insolvency, offer strategies to avoid and defend against breach of fiduciary duty lawsuits, and analyze the impact of bankruptcy on existing D&O... Read More

Food Hall and Entertainment Use Leasing: Practical Considerations, Key Provisions for Land...
June 4, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will explore the unique issues facing both landlords and tenants negotiating leases for food halls and entertainment uses--from motion picture theaters to concert venues to sports arenas. Our panel will advise on how best to draft basic lease provisions, construction issues, percent... Read More

Construction Management Agreements: Key Provisions, Common Areas of Dispute, and Minimizin...
June 4, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will provide construction counsel with guidance for crafting key provisions in construction management agreements. The panel will discuss clauses that should be carefully negotiated in these agreements and provide practical strategies to avoid common drafting pitfalls, minimize cont... Read More

Corporate Crisis Management: Minimizing Damage From Executive Scandals, Business Catastrop...
June 4, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will address how lawyers (both inside and outside counsel) can plan for and guide their clients through unexpected events. Failure to anticipate and prepare for crises can exacerbate the damage that an event can cause. Read More

Design Patent Claim Construction: Written Description, Ornamentality, Functionality and Mo...
Drafting Claims to Withstand Scrutiny and Avoiding Claim Limitation Attack
June 4, 2019 CLE Webinar

This CLE webinar will guide counsel for defining design patent claims. The panel will examine recent court treatment of claim construction issues and offer approaches for design patent claim construction and drafting. Read More

Drafting Irrevocable Trusts to Preserve Medicaid and VA Benefits
Selecting Trust Type, Protecting Assets, and Optimizing Tax Planning for Long-Term Care
June 5, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will provide counsel and advisers serving elderly clients with a focused review of crafting irrevocable trusts to meet VA and Medicaid eligibility requirements and achieve asset protection and tax savings for clients. Read More

Domain Name Rights Protection Mechanisms & ICANN Developments
Opportunities and Risks of RPMs, Sunrise and Trademark Claims Services
June 5, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will guide trademark counsel on recent developments from the latest Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) meeting. The panel will also discuss the current review of rights protection mechanisms, including the Uniform Domain Name Resolution Policy (UDRP), Sunris... Read More

New IRS Scrutiny on Cryptocurrency Reporting: Filing Requirements and Exchange Treatment
June 5, 2019 CLE, CPE, EA Live Webinar

This CLE/CPE webinar will provide tax counsel, accountants and other advisers with a critical first look at new IRS initiatives on taxpayer compliance and reporting obligations for cryptocurrency transactions. The panel will discuss the IRS position on cryptocurrency as property rather than cash, an... Read More

LLC and Partnership Purchases: Entity Interests vs. Asset Sales
Basis Adjustments, Elections, Tax Reporting, and Structuring in Light of New Partnership A...
June 5, 2019 CPE, EA Live Webinar

This webinar will provide partnership tax advisers with practical guidance on the tax ramifications of structuring the sale of a partnership or LLC entity as an asset sale vs. a sale of partnership interests. The panel will detail basis adjustments and available elections, describe the reporting and... Read More

Drafting Severance and Confidentiality Agreements Amid Continued SEC, EEOC and NLRB Scruti...
Avoiding Agency Challenges to Confidentiality/Whistleblower, Non-Disparagement, Cooperatio...
June 5, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will provide practical guidance on drafting severance and confidentiality agreements that will withstand heightened SEC, EEOC, NLRB and OSHA scrutiny. Our experienced panelists will discuss how to update or avoid contract provisions to minimize the likelihood of suits or agency chal... Read More

Drafting Equipment Leases: UCC Article 2A Compliance, Minimizing Risk Through Key Provisio...
June 5, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will guide counsel in drafting, reviewing and negotiating equipment leases. The panel will discuss essential clauses to ensure compliance with UCC Article 2A, mitigate the risk of re-characterization as a sale or a security interest, and clarify the rights and obligations of the par... Read More

Tax Treatment of Airplane Purchases After Tax Reform: Maximizing Deductions for Business A...
June 6, 2019 CPE, EA Live Webinar

This webinar will address the effect of the 2017 tax reform on 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 mu... Read More

Challenging Pending Patent Applications: When, Where and What Type
Navigating Third-Party Submissions, Protests and Derivation Proceedings for Pre-Grant Appl...
June 6, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will examine challenging U.S. patent applications pre-grant and the factors to consider when deciding whether to challenge. The panel will discuss pre-issuance submissions of relevant prior art, protests and derivation proceedings as well as the risks and ramifications of challengin... Read More

Qualified Opportunity Funds: Eligibility Requirements, Recent Regulations, Form 8996 Self-...
June 6, 2019 CPE, EA Live Webinar

This webinar will address the latest compliance challenges investors and tax practitioners are facing with qualified opportunity funds (QOFs). Existing guidance under Sections 1400Z-1 and 1400Z-2, Revenue Ruling 2018-29 and the regulations released Oct. 19, 2018, explain the rules, answer some quest... Read More

Structuring Carve-Out Transactions: Key Deal, Environmental, Intellectual Property, and Ot...
Allocating Assets and Liabilities, Due Diligence, Reps, and Warranties, Consents
June 6, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will examine the key considerations in structuring carve-out transactions. Our panel's discussion will include best practices for determining and segregating carve-out assets and liabilities, timing and pricing issues, environmental and intellectual property concerns, transition ser... Read More

Structuring Physician Incentives: Regulatory Compliance, Avoiding Potential Pitfalls
Fair Market Value, Commercial Reasonableness, and Volume/Value of Referrals Considerations
June 6, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will guide healthcare counsel on physician incentives, examining the legal requirements and the potential risks. The panel will compare current incentives and value-based incentives and will discuss the impact on regulatory compliance. The panel will offer best practices for structu... Read More

Statistics and Causation in Class Actions: Leveraging and Attacking Extrapolation for Aggr...
June 6, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will discuss how counsel can use statistics in proving individual causation issues in class action litigation, including innovative techniques designed to try class claims, recent case law, and practical considerations and strategies. Read More

Completion Guaranties in Construction Lending: Key Provisions for Lenders and Guarantors
June 6, 2019 CLE Webinar

This CLE webinar will examine key provisions found in a construction completion guaranty and selected points that may be subject to negotiation. The panel will discuss how the nature of the project, the track record of the borrower and other aspects of the transaction may figure into the final form... Read More

Impeachment Evidence in Personal Injury: Overcoming Admissibility Issues with Surveillance...
June 11, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will discuss best practices for counsel to use impeachment evidence at a personal injury trial. In situations where a potential piece of evidence is irrelevant until the trial is underway, attorneys must be confident about bringing evidence before the judge while minimizing its chan... Read More

Corporate Board Meeting Minutes, Agendas and Other Written Records: Governance Best Practi...
Safeguarding Directors Against Breach of Fiduciary Duty Claims With Effective Document Pre...
June 11, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar 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

Structuring Agent and Co-Lender Agreements in Syndicated Facilities: Balancing Differing R...
Navigating Rights of Agents, Exculpatory Clauses, and Information Sharing in Syndicated an...
June 11, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will discuss typical clauses in a syndicated loan agreement and provide best practices for lenders and agents to structure and negotiate loan agreement provisions to protect their rights and interests and avoid being disadvantaged in a multi-lender transaction that goes south. Read More

Employee Handbook Changes From Recent Developments
Arbitration Provisions, Social Media Policies, Whistleblower Protections and More
June 11, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will guide counsel on drafting or revising an employee handbook. Many topics contained in employee handbooks--such as arbitration, social media and whistleblower protection--have been the subject of recent regulatory and judicial developments. Failure to take these changes into acco... Read More

Marriage and Divorce in Estate Planning: Impact of Tax Reform, Planning Techniques for Cou...
Post-Divorce Treatment of Trusts, Tax Considerations in Negotiating Prenups and Divorce Se...
June 11, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will guide estate planners, tax counsel, and advisers on the complex tax challenges for estate planning when there is a marriage or divorce. The panel will discuss a variety of tax consequences, the impact of tax reform, post-divorce treatment of trusts, and tax considerations in ne... Read More

IRC 199A Practice Opportunities: Integrating LLC Expertise and Section 199A Expertise
June 11, 2019 CPE, EA Live Webinar

This webinar will provide partnership tax and business advisers with a useful practice guide to handling the tax compliance and business planning issues for clients under IRC Section 199A. Attorney John M. Cunningham, author of the first treatise issued by a major publisher on the QBI deduction prov... Read More

Form 5471 for Interests in Foreign Entities After Tax Reform
New Schedules, Determining Ownership Share and Correct Filing Status
June 12, 2019 CPE, EA Live Webinar

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

Patent Derivation, Inventorship Disputes and Trade Secret Misappropriation: Protecting Pro...
June 12, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will guide patent counsel on the intersection of patent derivation proceedings, trade secrets, and breach of contract. The panel will address the legal strategy and risks associated with enforcement efforts, as well as how to mitigate risks associated with employees and research par... Read More

Bank Director Duties: New Oversight Concerns, Avoiding Shareholder Actions and Regulatory...
Bank Secrecy Act, New Credit Loss Methodology, Board Composition, Cybersecurity
June 12, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will examine corporate governance and regulatory issues that are expected to be of significant concern to bank directors and C-suite officers in 2019. The panel will discuss the role counsel can play in establishing proper board governance and oversight and the benefits of doing so. Read More

Latest CERCLA Decisions and Navigating Complexities: Arranger Liability, Divisibility, Set...
June 13, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will discuss the latest key federal court CERCLA decisions, provide insights into lessons from the courts for environmental counsel and their clients going forward, and offer best practices for handling CERCLA issues. Read More

Minimizing Kiddie Tax After Tax Reform: Transferring Wealth Through Trusts, 529 Plans and...
June 13, 2019 CPE, EA Live Webinar

This webinar will address several ways to transfer wealth to children, and how children's earned and unearned income is taxed. Transferring wealth to children is often referred to as income-shifting. The panel will discuss various vehicles to transfer assets to the next generation, including custodi... Read More

Emojis: Trademark, Copyright, Rights of Publicity and Other Considerations
June 13, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will guide IP counsel for protecting emojis under trademark and copyright law. The panel will discuss the potential challenges of getting protection as well as emoji trolling. The panel will also address issues that may arise related to the interpretation of emojis and the use of em... Read More

QDROs for Employee Benefit Plan Administrators: Strategies for Effective and Efficient QDR...
Tips for Successful, Streamlined QDRO Processing
June 13, 2019 CPE Live Webinar

This webinar will offer employee benefit plan sponsors and administrators a thorough guide to the challenges of administering a Qualified Domestic Relations Order (QDRO). Attorney and QDRO expert Emily W. McBurney will draw from her nearly 20 years' experience to offer practical, real-life insight i... Read More

Legal Ethics Issues When an Attorney Leaves the Firm
Managing Client Communications and Files, Work Product, Conflicts of Interest
June 18, 2019 CLE, CLE Ethics Live Webinar

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

Section 199A IRS Final Regulations: Deductions, Limitations, Complexities and Opportunitie...
Determining Qualified Business Income, Loss Carryover, Reformation Considerations and More
June 18, 2019 CLE, CPE, EA Live Webinar

This CLE/CPE webinar will provide tax professionals and advisers with an in-depth understanding of the IRS' final regulations on Section 199A and how to claim the qualified business income deduction. The panel will discuss the strict rules, requirements and limitations of 199A and the available plan... Read More

Structuring Solar Leases: Negotiating Liability, Obligation, End of Term and Other Key Pro...
June 18, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will provide counsel with a review of deal structures and legal and practical challenges in drafting and negotiating a solar lease. The panelist will outline considerations for counsel to maximize benefits and minimize risks in a solar leasing opportunity. Read More

GRAT Strategies to Minimize Transfer Tax After Tax Reform and Impact of 2026 Sunset Provis...
June 18, 2019 CPE, EA Live Webinar

This webinar will explain creative grantor retained annuity trust (GRAT) strategies to maximize the amount passing to beneficiaries without paying transfer tax. The panel will discuss determining if a GRAT would benefit you or your client, specific strategies to optimize the GRAT(s) and under what c... Read More

Derivative Works and Copyright: Scope, Termination, Infringement, Considerations for Draft...
June 18, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will guide IP counsel on derivative works and the scope of the derivative right. The panel will also discuss when it is copyright infringement to make/sell derivative works and lessons from recent court decisions. The panel will offer insights on what this means for artists and thei... Read More

Negotiating Restaurant Purchase and Sale Transactions: Key Legal Issues for Buyers and Sel...
Due Diligence, Closing Contingencies, Reps and Warranties, Indemnification, Licenses and P...
June 18, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will discuss the critical legal issues in the purchase and sale of restaurants. Read More

Preserving Evidence in Trucking Injury Cases: Motor Carrier Certificates, Engine Control M...
Crafting Spoliation Letters, Securing Key Documentation, and Challenging Evidence Destruct...
June 18, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will discuss best practices to preserve critical evidence in trucking injury cases. The panel will explain the components of an effective spoliation letter, significant evidence needed in trucking accident cases, and strategies for challenging the destruction of evidence after issua... Read More

Insurance Litigation Under Reservation of Rights: Reimbursement of Defense Costs and Contr...
Navigating Scope of Insurer and Insured Duties, Protecting Rights of Both Parties When an...
June 19, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will provide insurance counsel with an understanding of the critical issues raised when an insurer provides a defense under a reservation of rights, how different state laws and courts treat the issues, and best practices for both parties to protect their rights and resolve disputes... Read More

IRC 163(j) Business Interest Deduction Limitation Rules and How to Avoid Them
Investment Assets, Small Businesses and Real Property
June 19, 2019 CPE, EA Live Webinar

This webinar will guide partnership tax advisers and compliance professionals in navigating the new Section 163(j) Business Interest Deduction Limitation rules, passed in the new tax reform legislation, as they apply to individuals, partnerships and other pass-through entities. The panel will discus... Read More

Combating Class Settlement Objectors: New Rule 23 Amendments, Key Preventive Measures and...
Minimizing and Defending Against Challenges by Professional Objectors, Government Official...
June 19, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will provide class counsel with an examination of trends in settlement objections including the amendments to Rule 23 as they relate to objectors and outline best practices for both plaintiff and defense counsel to protect proposed class action settlements. Read More

Supply Chain Agreements: Consequential Damage Disclaimers, Indemnity, Force Majeure, Termi...
June 19, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

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

FLSA Collective Action Conditional Certification and Decertification Strategies
Evaluating Pursuit or Opposition of Certification or Decertification Motions, Navigating C...
June 19, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will provide employment counsel with guidance for pursuing or opposing conditional certification or decertification motions in collective actions brought under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The panel will discuss the standards courts are applying when ruling on conditional ce... Read More

USPTO Examiner Interview Strategies: Preparing for and Conducting Interviews to Advance Pa...
June 20, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will guide patent counsel on leveraging interviews with United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) patent examiners to prosecute patents more efficiently. The panel will provide insight into conducting the interviews and offer strategies for interacting with patent examiners. Read More

Avoiding Form 990-PF Errors: Identifying Self-Dealing, Monitoring the Minimum Distribution...
June 20, 2019 CPE, EA Live Webinar

This webinar will assist practitioners and foundation managers with tricky reporting issues encountered when preparing Form 990-PF, Return of Private Foundation. Preparing the 990-PF is complicated and not necessarily intuitive. The panel will discuss best reporting practices to avoid red flags in t... Read More

Rendering Opinions in Structured Finance and Securitized Lending Transactions: Best Practi...
Navigating Assumptions, Qualifications, Limitations and Use of Letters; Reducing Risks for...
June 20, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will provide a review of the use of opinion letters in structured finance transactions, explain various elements of the opinions and outline the types of assumptions and qualifications the opinion giver should utilize to minimize risks. Read More

Drafting Shareholder Agreements for Private Equity M&A Deals
Structuring Provisions on Board Composition and Duties, Drag-Along, Tag-Along, Information...
June 20, 2019 CLE Webinar

This CLE webinar will guide deal counsel for drafting shareholder agreements that accompany private equity (PE) transactions. The panel will examine considerations and best practices to ensure shareholder agreements are valid and binding on shareholders throughout the life cycle of the investment, i... Read More

Medical Office Leases: Navigating Stark Law, Anti-Kickback Statute, Operational Restrictio...
Drafting to Address Reciprocal Easements, Ground Leases, HIPAA, ADA, and Environmental Iss...
June 25, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will prepare real estate counsel to draft medical office leases that address regulatory and operational restrictions associated with medical office space. The panel will discuss how to develop agreements that qualify for an exemption under the federal Stark Law and a safe harbor und... Read More

Additional Insured Coverage in Construction Contracts and Interplay With Contractual Indem...
June 25, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will provide attendees with a review of key issues in additional insured (AI) coverage, the interrelationship between contractual indemnification and AI coverage, and best practices to maximize AI coverage and for insurers to minimize exposure. Read More

State Income Tax Treatment of Nonresident Trusts: Compliance Challenges and Planning Oppor...
Determining Residency, Allocating Income Between Trust and Beneficiary, Apportionment Ques...
June 25, 2019 CPE Live Webinar

This webinar will provide tax professionals and advisers with a practical guide into various states' rules governing the income tax treatment of nonresident trusts with multistate income or beneficiary connections. The panel will address state taxation of trusts in light of the Supreme Court's grant... Read More

Punitive Damages in Personal Injury Cases: Trial and Appellate Strategies, Statutory and C...
June 25, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will equip both plaintiffs and defendants with the tools necessary to handle punitive damages issues on trial and appeal. The spectre of punitive damages looms large when injury is involved. Counsel must understand both the applicable substantive state law as well as the constitutio... Read More

Drafting Technology Services Statements of Work: Avoiding Contracting Pitfalls
Structuring Terms and Conditions, Anticipating Common Areas of Dispute, and Streamlining N...
June 26, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

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

Commission Payment Disputes Before and After Termination: Payability, Calculation and Timi...
June 26, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will take counsel through the sales commission disputes from inception to resolution. A commission dispute begins when the parties fail to set out the parameters under which that commission becomes payable and does not end until the complaining party either accepts payment or learns... Read More

Advising Hedge Funds on Trading Strategies: Avoiding SEC Reporting Violations and Other Le...
Passive vs. Active Investor Status, Insider Trading Scenarios, 13(d) and 16 Filing Require...
June 26, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will analyze various trading issues fund counsel should consider when advising hedge funds and their managers. The panel discussion will include the ramifications of becoming an "activist" investor, insider trading scenarios which can arise for hedge funds, and filing requirements a... Read More

Advanced Patent Sect. 101 Eligibility: Latest Federal Circuit Decisions, PTAB Cases and US...
June 26, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

The CLE webinar will provide an advanced discussion of patent eligibility, focusing in great detail on the latest Federal Circuit decisions, Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) cases, and U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) guidance. The panel will offer best practices for navigating the inter... Read More

UCC Article 9 Update on Searching and Filing: Best Practices for Secured Lenders Under the...
June 27, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will update commercial finance attorneys on the 2010 UCC Article 9 amendments and outline best practices for secured lenders regarding filing and searching methods under the amended rules. The program will also address recent case law developments since the changes became effective. Read More

Defeating Event-Driven Securities Class Actions
Loser-Pay Provisions, Lessons From In re Trulia Inc. Stockholder Litigation, and Strategic...
June 27, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will examine the recent trend of event-driven securities lawsuits, analyze the impact of these cases, and provide practical guidance and strategic insights to counsel on ways to defeat these class action filings. Read More

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

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

Food and Beverage Class Actions: Litigating False Advertising, Labeling, Slack-Fill Packag...
Navigating Issues of Ascertainability, Predominance, Preemption, Standing and More
July 10, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will provide class litigators with a deep dive into pursuing and defending against class action lawsuits targeting the food and beverage industry businesses. The panel will review recent court rulings in class suits against food and beverage manufacturers, distributors, and retailer... Read More

Prop 65 Revisions: Liability Allocation, New Safe Harbor Warning, Internet Warnings
Compliance Challenges for Manufacturers, Distributors, Retailers and Others in the Chain o...
July 11, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will guide environmental, products liability and business counsel regarding products sold to California consumers on complying with Proposition 65 and the Safer Consumer Products Act. The panel will discuss recent changes to the regulations and offer best practices for regulatory co... Read More

Breach of Fiduciary Duty Claims Against Trustees/Managers of Closely Held Businesses
July 16, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will guide estate planning counsel, fiduciary advisers, and litigators in pursuing and defending breach of fiduciary duty claims against trustees whose trusts have significant or controlling interests in closely held businesses. These circumstances often arise after the death of a p... Read More

Life Care Plans in Traumatic Brain Injury Cases: Presenting or Challenging Future Damages...
July 16, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will guide personal injury plaintiffs' counsel in using life care plans to measure and present future medical damages to a jury in traumatic brain injury cases. The panel will also explain strategies that defense counsel frequently uses to challenge life care plans throughout a case... Read More

Patent Infringement: Structuring Opinions of Counsel
Leveraging Opinion Letters to Reduce the Risks of Liability and Enhanced Damages
July 16, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will provide patent counsel with an analysis of the evolving role of attorney opinions in defense of patent infringement claims and the potential use of written opinions of counsel. The panel will discuss the issue of waiver of the attorney-client privilege and provide best practice... Read More

Benefit Plans in M&A: Transitioning Pension, Savings and Welfare Plans
Best Practices to Avoid Liability for Underfunding, Plan Defects and Unintended Benefits
July 16, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will provide perspectives and experiences to help counsel navigate through employee benefits issues in mergers and acquisitions that are often overlooked and can materially affect the value of a transaction. To avoid unexpected liability, benefits counsel must be familiar with the c... Read More

Section 951A: GILTI Rules for Individual and Non-C Corporation CFC Shareholders
Treatment of CFC income, Reporting Requirements, Planning Techniques to Defer or Reduce GI...
July 16, 2019 CLE, CPE, EA Live Webinar

This CLE/CPE webinar will provide tax professionals with guidance on the challenges of the global intangible low-taxed income (GILTI) provisions under the new tax bill. The panel will discuss treatment of controlled foreign corporation (CFC) income, reporting requirements for individual and non-C co... Read More

New Carried Interest Rules for Investment Funds: Structuring Around the Three-Year Holding...
July 17, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will examine the new three-year holding period requirement for carried interests under IRC 1061 and discuss structuring techniques that can preserve long-term capital gains treatment for private equity and hedge fund managers notwithstanding the new tax reform rules. Read More

Representing Startups: Choice of Entity, Protection of IP, Employment Agreements, Equity C...
July 17, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

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

Impact of Tax Reform on Commercial Loan Documents: Adjustments to Financial and Other Cove...
July 18, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will examine the impact of tax reform on financial and other covenants in commercial loan documents. The Mayer Brown panel will discuss document revisions a borrower might request to address lower corporate tax rates and other tax law changes, and the lender's perspective on those r... Read More

SaaS Sales and Use Tax: Reconciling Varying State Rules to Avoid Unforeseen Tax Traps
July 18, 2019 CPE Live Webinar

This webinar will provide tax professionals with a deep dive into current developments and trends in state sales and use tax post- Wayfair and tax reform on Software as a Service (SaaS) impacting multistate companies dealing with remote digital software provision services as either seller or buyer.... Read More

Section 102 and Prior Art: Navigating the Expanded Scope of Prior Art and AIA Exceptions
July 23, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will examine AIA Section 102 prior art and the AIA exceptions. We will offer best practices for identifying relevant prior art when filing or challenging patent applications, and making the correct choice of law for prosecuting. Read More

Deposing Named Plaintiffs in Class Litigation: Leveraging Issues of Adequacy and Commonali...
July 25, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will prepare class counsel to depose or defend depositions of named plaintiffs in class litigation. The panel will outline techniques for effectively preparing or questioning named plaintiffs and offer tactics to leverage deposition testimony during certification, settlement and tri... Read More

Drafting Legal Opinions for Article 9 Security Interests: Navigating the Complexities and...
Scope and Limitations, Interests of Opinion Giver and Recipient, Applicability of Other St...
July 31, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will guide counsel in preparing and providing opinion letters for commercial financing transactions involving security interests under Article 9. The panelists will review the scope and limitations of the opinion, the balancing of the interests of opinion givers and recipients, and... Read More

Structuring Telemedicine Agreements for Healthcare Organizations, Physician Groups and Tel...
Regulatory Compliance and Corporate Practice of Medicine Issues, Key Provisions
July 31, 2019 CLE Webinar

This CLE webinar will provide healthcare counsel with guidance for drafting and negotiating telemedicine agreements on behalf of telemedicine/mobile health (mHealth) companies, healthcare organizations, physician groups, and telemedicine end-users. The panel will discuss current trends in contract n... Read More

Climate Change Risks and Corporate Disclosure Responsibilities: 2018 CDP Survey Lessons an...
Navigating Federal and State Requirements, Private-Sector Actions, and Voluntary Reporting...
August 8, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will address common climate change risk reporting issues, the increase in voluntary sustainability reporting, disclosure guidance and sustainability reporting frameworks, and the purpose and methodologies of third-party environmental rating providers. The panel will also discuss les... Read More

Deposing Truck Drivers and Trucking Company Representatives in Injury Cases
Questioning Deponents, Using Demonstrative Exhibits, Raising and Defending Objections, Dea...
September 10, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar 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 exhib... Read More

HVCRE Loans: Guidance for Developers and Lenders on New ADC Rules, Impact on Loan Covenant...
Navigating Borrower Contributed Capital Rules, Maximum LTV Ratio, Conversion to Permanent...
September 12, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will be a timely update on the high volatility commercial real estate (HVCRE) regime. Our panel will discuss Basel III requirements and exemptions for HVCRE loans, and the recent reforms to Dodd-Frank which modify those requirements for acquisition, development or construction (ADC)... Read More