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IRS Audits of Expatriates: Section 965 Transition Tax, Exit Tax, Non-Filers, and the Exami...
May 28, 2024 CLE, CPE Live Webinar
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This CLE/CPE webinar will provide tax professionals and advisers with an in-depth discussion of the IRS examination of taxpayers living abroad. The panel will focus on Section 965 transition tax, exit tax, and critical issues for non-filers; guide tax practitioners through the examination process; a... Read More

Payment and Performance Surety Bonds in Construction Projects: Perspectives of Owners, Con...
Asserting and Defending Surety Bond Claims and Exploring a Cost Effective A...
May 28, 2024 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will provide construction counsel with a review of payment and performance bond coverage issues. The panel will outline key aspects of bond disputes and discuss best practices to maximize recovery and protect interests in disputes. Read More

Obviousness of Biologics Inventions: Strategies for Biologics Claims in the U.S., Europe,...
May 28, 2024 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will guide patent counsel on overcoming the challenges of obviousness in biologics patent claims in the U.S., Europe, and China. The panel will examine the similarities and differences between claim types that have the best chance of success. The group will also discuss recent case l... Read More

Unregistered Securities Offerings: Choosing the Appropriate Exemption; Documents and Discl...
May 28, 2024 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE webinar will discuss the procedures and recent trends and updates for raising capital via unregistered securities offerings. The panel will explore selecting the appropriate registration exemption, structuring the offering, preparing the appropriate documents and disclosures, and closing th... Read More

Bridge Loans in Commercial Real Estate: Financing and Flexibility in an Uncertain Market
May 29, 2024 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE webinar will discuss the use and structuring alternatives for bridge loans in the current commercial real estate market. The panel will examine the advantages and disadvantages of bridge loans and provide guidance on balancing their utility versus the risks associated with this form of shor... Read More

New M&A Safe Harbor Policy for Voluntary Self-Disclosures: Weighing the Risks vs. Potentia...
May 29, 2024 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE webinar will discuss the new safe harbor policy from the Department of Justice (DOJ) incentivizing acquiring companies in M&A transactions to voluntarily self-disclose criminal misconduct they discover through the acquisition of a target. The panel will provide an overview of the new policy... Read More

Telemedicine Management Services Agreements: Corporate Practice of Medicine, Fee-Splitting...
May 29, 2024 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will guide healthcare counsel on structuring telemedicine management service agreements. The panel will discuss considerations for both the management group and the healthcare providers and the legal risks with such agreements. The panel will also discuss an IRS rule that addresses h... Read More

IP Rights in Gaming: Leveraging Trademarks, Copyrights, and Patents to Protect From Develo...
May 29, 2024 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will provide guidance to IP counsel advising creators, designers, companies, and others in the gaming industry on managing key IP challenges. The panel will discuss infringement and enforcement as well as leveraging trademark, copyright, and patent law to protect IP rights. Read More

Co-Branding Partnerships and Joint Ventures: When It Works and Creating the Proper Deal Do...
May 30, 2024 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will provide guidance to counsel to companies involved in or considering co-branding partnerships. The panel will examine the factors companies should consider before entering a partnership. The panel will also discuss structuring the agreement, pitfalls of co-branding, special issue... Read More

Ethics of Witness Preparation Under ABA Formal Opinion 508: Avoiding Coaching
May 30, 2024 CLE, CLE Ethics Live Webinar
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This CLE webinar will discuss the ethics of witness preparation in light of ABA Formal Opinion 508, "The Ethics of Witness Preparation." The panel will examine this essential skill, recurring witness preparation strategies, and practices, and will then debate and critique when some perfectly ethical... Read More

Class Certification: Plaintiff and Defense Perspectives on Key Issues, Current Circuit Spl...
Litigating Explicit and Implicit Standards for Certification
May 30, 2024 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE webinar will offer insight and strategies from plaintiff and defense counsel on the explicit and implicit standards for certification under Rule 23, how the criteria overlap, and current case law, showcasing splits of authority on key issues. To help counsel effectively litigate these compl... Read More

Color Marks, Inherent and Acquired Distinctiveness, and Lessons From Fruity Pebbles
May 31, 2024 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE webinar will guide IP counsel on color marks and how the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB) and the courts have treated color marks. The panel will discuss proving distinctiveness and demonstrating that color is not functional. The panel will offer best practices for protecting color m... Read More

Healthcare Contracting With Vendors and Suppliers
Negotiating Indemnification, Limitation of Liability, Change of Control, an...
May 31, 2024 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will guide counsel on healthcare contracting with vendors and suppliers. The panel will examine the key provisions to be included in these contracts and offer strategies for negotiating some of the crucial clauses that may be contentious between the vendor and facility. Read More

ASTM E1527-21: Implementing the Phase I Environmental Site Assessment Standard Practice
Meeting Appropriate Inquiry Requirements and Limiting CERCLA Liability
June 4, 2024 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will provide an in-depth look at ASTM E1527-21, the ESA standard now recognized by the EPA as satisfying all appropriate inquiries (AAI) requirements. The panel will examine how this standard has been implemented and its impact on site assessment and the due diligence process since i... Read More

Drafting Carrier-Broker-Shipper Agreements: Advanced Strategies, Key Provisions, Latest Tr...
Limitations of Liability, Indemnification, and Hold-Harmless Provisions; Da...
June 4, 2024 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will guide counsel in drafting carrier-broker-shipper transportation agreements. The panel will discuss advanced drafting issues and strategies for negotiating favorable contract terms on behalf of carriers, brokers, or shippers to minimize liability exposure if a delay occurs, or fo... Read More

Medical Staff Bylaws: Complying With CMS, NPDB, and Joint Commission
June 4, 2024 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will prepare healthcare counsel to guide healthcare providers, medical staffs, and hospitals working towards medical staff bylaws compliance with Joint Commission standards, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Conditions of Participation, the National Practitioner Data B... Read More

AI in Real World Litigation Scenarios: Understanding Litigation-Focused Applications and A...
Raising Awareness About the Need For Explainability, "Lost in the Middle" I...
June 4, 2024 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE webinar will illustrate AI's relevant applications in the legal sector with a specific focus on litigation, while also raising awareness about potential problems such as the need for explainability, the "lost in the middle" issues, and the phenomena of "hallucinations." Attendees should wal... Read More

DOL Recent Amendment to the QPAM Exemption: Key Provisions and Challenges for Asset Manage...
June 4, 2024 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE webinar will provide employee benefits counsel and advisers an in-depth analysis of the amendment to the qualified professional asset manager (QPAM) exemption. The panel will discuss key provisions impacting asset managers and plan sponsors, reporting and record keeping requirements, eligib... Read More

Control of the Defense When Insurer Has Issued an ROR: Insurer v. Policyholder Rights
June 4, 2024 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will provide policyholders, insurers, and their counsel with an understanding of the critical issues that affect the insurer's right to control the defense when defending under a reservation of rights (ROR), how the issues are addressed by different state laws and courts, and strateg... Read More

Implementing Metrics-Based DEI Programs Post-SFFA: Navigating an Evolving Regulatory Lands...
June 5, 2024 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE webinar will provide a road map for employment law attorneys and in-house counsel on how to best create and implement diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) programs in light of the U.S. Supreme Court's recent Students for Fair Admissions decision and the political firestorm that ensued. Th... Read More

Structuring Venture Capital Financing: Amended NVCA Model Agreements
Special Issues Faced by Certain Industries, Strategic Investors, and Foreig...
June 5, 2024 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will discuss structuring, negotiating, and documenting venture capital investments from term sheet to closing. The panel will also discuss recent changes to the National Venture Capital Association (NVCA) Agreements and the extent to which model provisions may deviate from what is co... Read More

Management Incentive Equity in Private M&A: Equity Arrangements, Vesting, Transferability,...
June 5, 2024 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE webinar will discuss the issues relating to the compensation of target management teams in the context of private equity M&A transactions. The panel will address structuring equity-based incentive plans, restrictions on incentives, vesting and forfeiture based on employment status, distribu... Read More

U.S. Taxation of Foreign Rental Income: Sourcing of Income Rules, Exemptions, Reporting, a...
June 6, 2024 CLE, CPE, EA Live Webinar
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This CLE/CPE webinar will provide tax counsel guidance on the U.S. tax treatment of foreign rental income and international real estate investments. The panel will discuss U.S. sourcing of income rules, exemptions, and reporting requirements. The panel will also provide insights into typical structu... Read More

Trucking Accident Cases and Insurance Coverage Complexities: Guidance for Personal Injury...
Minimum Insurance Requirements, Applicable Coverages, Impact of Written Lea...
June 6, 2024 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE webinar will examine the unique insurance coverage issues in trucking accident cases, including federally mandated minimum insurance requirements and endorsements for trucking companies, how to determine applicable insurance coverage, the impact of a truck driver's classification as an empl... Read More

Leveraging Design Patents to Protect Graphical User Interfaces
Protecting the "Look and Feel" of GUIs, Understanding Current U.S. and Glob...
June 6, 2024 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will guide IP counsel on protecting graphical user interface (GUI) in the U.S. and worldwide. The panel will examine the advantages of design patent protection over other forms of IP and offer best practices for obtaining meaningful design protection for GUI. Read More

401(k) Plan Nondiscrimination Testing and Compliance: Guidance for Employee Benefits Couns...
Impact of SECURE 2.0, IRS Requirements, Avoiding Corrective Distributions,...
June 6, 2024 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE webinar will provide employee benefits attorneys, plan sponsors, and administrators with detailed guidance on performing nondiscrimination testing and compliance for 401(k) plans. The panel will review the minimum coverage, evaluate ADP and ACP tests for ensuring compliance with IRS nondisc... Read More

Default Provisions in Commercial Leases: Tenant and Landlord Negotiation and Drafting Cons...
Monetary vs. Non-Monetary Breaches, Notice and Cure Requirements, Terminati...
June 6, 2024 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE webinar will take an in-depth look at negotiating and drafting default provisions in commercial leases for landlords and tenants. The panel will discuss common issues and pre-drafting considerations for each party and will discuss how counsel should address those in the lease to best protec... Read More

Environmental Indemnity in Real Estate Transactions: Allocating Risks of Potential Liabili...
Negotiating Key Provisions, Drafting and Reviewing the Agreement to Ensure...
June 6, 2024 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will guide counsel for buyers, sellers, and lenders in real estate transactions on allocating environmental liability and structuring environmental indemnity agreements to ensure proper coverage for liabilities. The panel will examine key provisions and lessons from historical preced... Read More

Modifying AIA Contract Documents: Advanced Strategies for Owners, Developers, and Contract...
June 6, 2024 CLE Webinar
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This CLE course will provide construction counsel with advanced strategies for amending and modifying standard AIA contract documents. The panel will outline how counsel for owners, developers, and contractors can best modify these standard construction agreements--including drafting global riders t... Read More

Intent to Use Trademark Applications: Pros and Cons, Demonstrating ITU, Converting to Actu...
June 6, 2024 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will provide guidance to counsel on intent to use (ITU) trademark applications. The panel will examine what makes an ITU application different and the difficulties involved with an ITU application. The panel will also discuss how to properly establish a bona fide intention to use and... Read More

Tax Treatment of Leveraged Blockers Used by Foreign Investors: Recent IRS Guidance, Deal S...
June 7, 2024 CLE, CPE, EA Live Webinar
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This CLE/CPE webinar will provide tax counsel with a thorough and practical guide to structuring strategies and tax considerations for foreign investors in U.S. assets utilizing leveraged blockers and other tax planning mechanisms. The panel will discuss recent IRS guidance, key tax considerations i... Read More

Roadmap for Navigating Tenant Distress and Bankruptcy: Guidance for Landlords
June 10, 2024 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE webinar will guide bankruptcy practitioners in the nuances surrounding commercial tenant distress outside and inside of bankruptcy proceedings. The dynamic panel will cover the rights, duties, and options under the Bankruptcy Code for landlords. Read More

Obviousness, 35 U.S.C. 271(e)(4)(A) and Application of Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 60...
June 10, 2024 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE webinar will guide patent counsel on obviousness issues and the implications of the Federal Circuit's recent decisions. The panel will discuss the obviousness analysis and offer best practices for a patent owner to present claims to assist in navigating obviousness and for a generic manufac... Read More

Special Needs Planning and SECURE 2.0: Impact on Trusts, Multiple IRA Beneficiaries, and T...
June 11, 2024 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will guide elder law attorneys on SECURE 2.0's impact on special needs planning. The panel will discuss regulatory and tax rules stemming from SECURE 2.0 and challenges for retirement benefits, trusts, and distributions. The panel will also provide effective special needs planning te... Read More

Repurposing Real Estate for Renewable Energy: Understanding the Legal Framework, Deal Stru...
Tax Credits, PPAs, Zoning Restrictions, Permits, Environmental Assessments,...
June 11, 2024 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will guide lenders, buyers, sellers, and developers of renewable energy projects and their legal counsel on the legal, real estate and environmental implications for adapting or repurposing real property for renewable energy project development and storage. Read More

Erroneous Payment Provisions in Loan Agreements: Common Features; LSTA Form; Negotiation T...
Fine Tuning Revlon Blockers to Protect Borrowers, Lenders and Administrativ...
June 11, 2024 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE webinar will explore the evolution of erroneous payment provisions in credit agreements as a result of the infamous Revlon case. The panel will review provisions developed by market participants, including language advanced by the Loan Syndication and Trading Association (LSTA), and discuss... Read More

Conducting Effective Service Provider RFPs for ERISA Retirement and Health Plans
Crafting Comprehensive Proposals to Meet Fiduciary Duties and Avoid Litigat...
June 11, 2024 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will prepare in-house counsel and ERISA plan fiduciaries to conduct requests for proposals (RFPs) for retirement plan service providers. The panel will discuss when and how often plan fiduciaries should undertake an RFP process, outline the elements that make up a comprehensive and e... Read More

Registering Trademarks: Overcoming Section 2(d) Likelihood of Confusion Refusals
June 11, 2024 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will guide trademark counsel in understanding how examining attorneys at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and panels at the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board decide the issue of likelihood of confusion as it relates to trademark applications. The panel will outline approaches that... Read More

AI Innovations in Construction: Latest Industry Developments; Pros vs. Cons; Drafting to M...
Intellectual Property Considerations, Safety, Employee and Data Privacy, Ri...
June 11, 2024 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE webinar will guide counsel through recent AI innovations being used in the construction industry to improve project development and project management and the legal risks of which counsel should be aware. The panel will offer drafting considerations for addressing these risks in project agr... Read More

Insured vs. Insurer: Litigating Priorities in Subrogation Proceeds and the Made Whole Doct...
June 11, 2024 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will guide insurance company, policyholder, and in-house counsel through the nuances of the "made whole doctrine" and the many different types of releases, waivers, and other devices insurance companies use to clarify or mitigate its effect to maintain priority recoveries from third... Read More

Endangered Species Act Final Rules: Impact on Federal Permitting and Project Development;...
Listing/Delisting Species; Expansive Critical Habitat Designation; Section...
June 11, 2024 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE webinar will guide counsel through the three final rules recently released by the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) (collectively, the Services) that extensively revise the regulations implementing Sections 4 and 7 of the Endangered Specie... Read More

CMBS Loan Defeasance Transactions: Borrower and Lender Strategies, Process, Timing, Benefi...
June 11, 2024 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE webinar will discuss the process and complexities of a defeasance transaction within the context of commercial mortgage-backed securities (CMBS) loans. The panel will discuss the appropriate timing and documentation of a defeasance transaction, costs, prepayment and lockout provisions, risk... Read More

Enforcing End User License Agreements in Government Contracts: Protecting IP Rights, Lesso...
June 11, 2024 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE webinar will discuss two recent cases from government contract tribunals that evaluate the limits on enforceability of software end user license agreements (EULAs) incorporated into government contracts. The panel will explore the ramifications of these decisions and the lessons for contrac... Read More

Reverse Mergers vs. an IPO: Market Trends, Transaction Structure, Benefits, Drawbacks
June 11, 2024 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE webinar will discuss reverse mergers as an alternative to an IPO or as part of a cross-over round to set up a private company for a faster IPO down the road. The panel will explore the market conditions that have resulted in a significant increase in reverse mergers, the potential benefits... Read More

NIIT Relief and Income Tax Treaties: Recent Court Ruling in Christensen v. U.S., Foreign T...
June 11, 2024 CLE, CPE Live Webinar
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This CLE/CPE webinar will provide tax professionals with an in-depth analysis of the net investment income tax (NIIT) relief under current U.S. tax law and the interplay with income tax treaties. The panel will discuss the recent court ruling in Christensen v. United States and the IRS' appeal of su... Read More

High Stakes Sexual Abuse Cases: Plaintiff, Defense, Court, and Mediator Perspectives
June 11, 2024 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE webinar with a nationwide panel with some of the leading and most respected minds in this space will offer guidance from plaintiff and defense counsel on trying high stakes sexual abuse cases. The program will offer direction on case evaluation, presuit settlement negotiations, litigation v... Read More

Structuring International Contracts: Core Provisions, Jurisdictional Issues, Remedies, Dra...
Choice of Law, Dispute Resolution, Terms of Art, and More
June 12, 2024 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will guide counsel to companies doing business internationally on key considerations when structuring international contracts. The panel will discuss core contract provisions and offer strategies for addressing and minimizing the risks inherent to international business dealings. Read More

Front-End Documents in M&A: Drafting Confidentiality Agreements, Letters of Intent and Exc...
June 12, 2024 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will provide M&A counsel with guidance in negotiating and drafting confidentiality agreements, letters of intent (LOIs), and exclusivity agreements. The panel will discuss how these front-end documents set the stage for due diligence and definitive agreements in M&A transactions. The... Read More

Deposing a Nursing Home's Director of Marketing and Admissions: Goals, Key Topics, Exhibit...
June 12, 2024 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will provide medical malpractice and personal injury attorneys with strategies and practical tips when taking or defending the deposition of the Director of Marketing/Admissions (DOMA) at a nursing home. The panel will discuss reasons to depose this witness, topics to cover, key exhi... Read More

Advanced Trust Drafting for Income Tax Minimization: Including Capital Gains in DNI, Push-...
Managing the Disparity in Income Tax Treatment Between Beneficiary and Trus...
June 13, 2024 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will provide estate planning counsel with a comprehensive understanding and application of best practices in tax planning and trust document drafting to minimize income tax consequences of trust income. The panel will provide a thorough review of the rules and practices covering incl... Read More

Staying Ethical When Growing a Practice: Avoiding Impermissible Client Solicitation by Thi...
Ensuring Third-Party Compliance With Model Rules 7.3, 5.3, and 8.4, and Avo...
June 13, 2024 CLE, CLE Ethics Live Webinar
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This CLE course will discuss what supervising attorneys must do to ensure that anyone the lawyer employs, retains, or associates with--whether inside or outside the firm--understands and acts consistently with the Rules of Professional Conduct. The program will review ABA Formal Opinion 501 and its... Read More

Structuring Real Estate Development Agreements With Municipalities
Leveraging Agreements for Long-Term Development Projects; Addressing Land U...
June 13, 2024 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will provide practical guidance for land use and real estate counsel to structure and negotiate development agreements with municipalities for property development or redevelopment. The panel will discuss terms to ensure implementation and protect against challenges to the deal. Read More

Regulation and Taxation of Digital Assets: U.S. Tax Law, Recent Regulations, State Law Iss...
June 13, 2024 CLE, CPE, EA Live Webinar
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This CLE/CPE webinar will provide tax professionals a detailed analysis of the taxation of digital assets under current tax law. The panel will discuss applicable IRS tax rules and recent regulations, state law issues, sourcing of income rules and challenges, issues presented by applicable internati... Read More

Navigating New HHS-ONC Final Rule: Health Information Sharing and AI Use; Compliance Strat...
AI Transparency, Health IT Certification, Information Blocking Requirements...
June 13, 2024 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE webinar will guide counsel through the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology's (HHS-ONC) final rule titled "Health Data, Technology, and Interoperability: Certification Program Updates, Algorithm Transparency, and... Read More

Conducting and Analyzing Prior Art Searches: Validity, Patentability, Infringement, FTO, S...
June 13, 2024 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will guide patent counsel on structuring and conducting prior art searches using traditional and next-generation tools. The panel will also discuss the reporting of search results and offer best practices for analyzing prior art searches to maximize patent protection. Read More

Debtor-in-Possession Orders and Loan Agreements: Loan Structures and Common Terms, Events...
June 13, 2024 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE webinar will discuss debtor-in-possession (DIP) financing and common loan structures and terms. The panel will review the statutory basis for DIP financing, lender strategies and goals, the DIP financing process, loan structure and amount, price and fees, term and maturity, liens, covenants... Read More

Corporate Transparency Act's Impact on Real Estate: Reporting Companies; Exemptions; Benef...
June 17, 2024 CLE Webinar
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This CLE webinar will examine the Corporate Transparency Act (CTA), effective Jan. 1, 2024, and its impact on real estate entities and transactions, including who is considered a "reporting company" subject to new beneficial ownership information (BOI) reporting requirements and whether an exemption... Read More

U.S. vs. EU Opinion Practice in Finance: Assumptions, Exceptions, Enforceability; Mitigati...
June 18, 2024 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will provide a framework for U.S. attorneys to give opinions in cross-border transactions, including enforceability, authority, choice of law, the golden rule, misleading opinions, and more. The panel will discuss how differences in custom and practice between U.S. and non-U.S. lawye... Read More

PFAS: Responding to Orders to Investigate and Increasing State and Federal Scrutiny
June 18, 2024 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will prepare environmental counsel for the growing number of perfluoroalkyl or polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) related investigative orders by state and federal regulators. The EPA and state-level agencies target these chemicals, citing their pervasive use and potential for dispers... Read More

Tax Strategies for Real Estate LLC and LP Agreements: Maintaining an Economic Advantage; A...
Funding, Allocation and Distribution of Profits; Tax and Audit Decision Mak...
June 18, 2024 CLE, CPE Live Webinar
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This CLE/CPE course 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. Read More

Document Request Responses Under FRCP 34: Novel Approaches to Discovery Challenges; Impact...
Impermissible Boilerplate, Vague Objections, Outdated Templates, Relevancy,...
June 18, 2024 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will explore the challenges in responding to document requests--particularly broad requests--under FRCP 26 and 34 and propose solutions to several perennial discovery problems, including overbroad requests, privilege, and novel ways to restrict responses. The panel will also raise qu... Read More

Corporate Board Meeting Minutes, Agendas, and Other Written Records: Governance Best Pract...
Safeguarding Directors Against Breach of Fiduciary Duty Claims With Effecti...
June 18, 2024 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will guide corporate secretaries, inside and outside counsel, 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 c... Read More

M&A Deals Involving Government Contractors: Conducting Due Diligence and Mitigating Risks...
June 18, 2024 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE webinar will provide guidance to M&A counsel for addressing the unique and heightened legal risks in M&A transactions involving government contractors. The panel will discuss best practices for conducting thorough due diligence and allocating and mitigating risks, as well as review the rece... Read More

Tax Treatment of Earnouts in M&A Transactions: Navigating Key Tax and Accounting Implicati...
June 18, 2024 CLE, CPE, EA Live Webinar
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This CLE/CPE webinar will guide attorneys and tax professionals on key tax considerations when structuring earnouts in M&A transactions for buyers and sellers. The panel will discuss key provisions when structuring earnouts, the tax and accounting issues for all parties involved, and best practices... Read More

Insurance-Related Class Actions: Current Strategies for Class Certification, Dispositive M...
Pursuing or Defending Actions Over Insurance Products or Claims Handling: I...
June 18, 2024 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will examine the legal issues confronting litigators when pursuing or defending claims against insurance companies. The panel will offer best practices for seeking or opposing class certification, bringing or challenging dispositive motions, and navigating the discovery process, as w... Read More

New IRS Guidance on Basis Adjustments for Irrevocable Grantor Trusts: Key Issues for U.S....
June 20, 2024 CLE, CPE, EA Live Webinar
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This CLE/CPE webinar will provide estate planners insight on recently issued IRS guidance regarding basis adjustments for irrevocable grantor trusts. The panelist will discuss key items and challenges stemming from Revenue Ruling 2023-2, calculating basis, criteria for a basis adjustment under Secti... Read More

Corporate Transparency Act Reporting for Renewable Energy Developers, Private Equity Funds...
Beneficial Ownership Reporting, Filing Requirements and Exceptions
June 20, 2024 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE webinar will provide renewable energy counsel, developers, and investors guidance on the compliance and reporting requirements of the Corporate Transparency Act of 2021 (CTA), effective Jan. 1, 2024. The panel will discuss specific CTA reporting challenges for renewable energy industry deve... Read More

Employee-Created Intellectual Property: Securing Ownership Rights in a Remote Working Envi...
Structuring Assignment Agreements and Third-Party Contractor Agreements, Na...
June 20, 2024 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will provide IP counsel with guidance on securing ownership to IP created by employees or independent contractors. The panel will discuss strategies for structuring employee assignment agreements and third-party contractor agreements. The panel will also address key provisions, carve... Read More

UCC3 Financing Amendment and Termination Statements: Avoiding Loss of Lien Perfection or P...
June 20, 2024 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will brief counsel on the proper use of the UCC3 financing amendment and termination statements, identify potential pitfalls that can result in a lender's loss of secured interest or priority of lien, and offer best practices for secured parties to avoid unnecessary risks and costly... Read More

Spine Injuries: Demonstrating or Disputing Existence and Extent Using Diagnostics, Expert...
June 20, 2024 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will offer guidance to personal injury attorneys proving the existence and extent of spinal injuries. The panel will explore difficulties in identifying spinal injuries, overcoming recurrent defenses, working with the right experts for different types of injuries, and quantifying wha... Read More

Real Estate Joint Venture Exit Strategies: Planning for the End at the Beginning; Drafting...
Types of Strategies; Timelines and Triggering Events; Valuation; Financial...
June 20, 2024 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE webinar will discuss key considerations for creating an exit strategy for a commercial real estate joint venture (JV) that should be incorporated into the JV agreement. The panel will discuss issues common to all exit strategies and those that may be unique to the strategy selected. The pan... Read More

Navigating Key Telehealth Regulatory Issues
Corporate Practice of Medicine, Corporation Structures, Licensure, Prescrib...
June 20, 2024 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will provide healthcare counsel with an overview of key healthcare regulatory issues arising in telehealth. The panel will discuss corporate practice of medicine limitations; friendly professional corporation structures; licensure issues related to interstate practice; issues related... Read More

IVF Benefits: LaPage v. Center for Reproductive Medicine, Legal Implications and Next Step...
June 20, 2024 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE webinar will provide employee benefits counsel an in-depth analysis of the potential legal implications of providing in vitro fertilization (IVF) benefits in light of the recent Alabama Supreme Court ruling in LaPage v. Center for Reproductive Medicine. The panel will discuss the premise of... Read More

Discovery Challenges in Products Cases: Requests for Documents and Depositions in Defendan...
Precluding, Limiting, and Benefiting From Cloned Discovery
June 20, 2024 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE webinar will offer counsel to defendants in product liability cases guidance for responding to cloned discovery requests and converting them into a powerful shield against further burdensome discovery. The panel will also recommend strategies and practical tips for planning discovery respon... Read More

Functional Claiming for Mechanical and Electrical Arts
Surviving 112(f) and Disclosing Functional Basis to Meet Heightened Standar...
June 20, 2024 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will guide IP counsel on functional claiming in electrical and mechanical arts patents and USPTO prosecution. The panel will examine recent court treatment and how to navigate the issue of functionality given the uncertainties in the context of prosecution and litigation. Read More

2024 Fiduciary Income Tax Planning: Reporting Requirements, Sec. 199A, Sec. 642(c), Form 1...
June 25, 2024 CLE, CPE, EA Live Webinar
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This CLE/CPE course will provide practical guidance to estate planners and administrators on complex fiduciary income tax challenges and methods to overcome them. The panelist will discuss income tax rules applicable to trusts and estates, minimizing income tax liabilities, handling partnership inte... Read More

Structuring the Purchase and Sale of Partnership/LLC Interests in Private Equity Funds
LOIs, Due Diligence, Drafting the PSA, Negotiating Transfer Agreements, and...
June 25, 2024 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will guide counsel on how to structure and document the secondary purchase and sale of a partnership or LLC interest in an investment fund. The panel will discuss letters of intent, due diligence of fund interests, legal issues in a purchase and sale agreement, legal issues in fund t... Read More

Wrap Insurance for Construction Projects: Scope of Coverage, Resolving Coverage and Indemn...
June 25, 2024 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will provide insurance and real estate counsel with an analysis of the characteristics and function of wrap insurance programs, discuss their advantages and potential pitfalls, highlight critical coverage and exclusion issues, and outline solutions to thorny indemnification matters. Read More

Drafting Service Level Agreements: Best Practices for Corporate and Technology Counsel
Structuring Key Provisions, Anticipating Common Areas of Dispute, and Strea...
June 25, 2024 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will guide business and technology counsel on drafting service level provisions in technology agreements, with a focus on lessons from recent cases. Read More

Pleading and Proving Covered and Non-Covered Liability and Damages in Insurance Liability...
Securing Valuable Insurance Coverage and Exposing Disqualifying Conflicts o...
June 25, 2024 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE webinar will address how lawyers may properly plead and prove covered and non-covered liability and damages, supplementing pleadings so as to encourage prompt and equitable settlements funded by liability insurers. Read More

Junk Fees in Banking: New CFPB and FTC Proposed Rules, State Laws, Enforcement Actions
June 25, 2024 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE webinar will discuss the increased regulatory scrutiny relating to junk fees in the banking and consumer financial services industry. The panel will review the new rules proposed by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) and provide tips for a... Read More

FTC Final Rule Banning Worker Noncompete Provisions: Employer Impact, Legal Challenges, Pr...
Covered Entities and Workers; Effect on Other Restrictive Covenants; Protec...
June 25, 2024 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE webinar will provide an in-depth look at the Federal Trade Commission's (FTC) long-anticipated final rule banning worker noncompete provisions with few exceptions. The panel will examine the impact on businesses, address interaction with state law, and, given the expansive scope of the rule... Read More

Lawyer's Ethical Obligation to Defend the Integrity of the Judiciary: Putting Teeth Into A...
June 25, 2024 CLE, CLE Ethics Live Webinar
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This CLE webinar will discuss attorneys' duty to defend judges and the independence of the judiciary and the First Amendment implications. The panel will discuss why judges are being attacked, whether attorneys must defend judges, the difference between intimidation and criticism, the requirements o... Read More

Income Tax Treatment of SAFEs and Convertible Debt: Navigating Sections 1202 and 1045, Sec...
June 25, 2024 CLE, CPE, EA Live Webinar
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This CLE/CPE webinar will provide attorneys and tax professionals an in-depth analysis of the tax treatment and challenges of a simple agreement for future equity (SAFE) and convertible debt. The panel will discuss the typical structures of SAFEs and convertible debt, critical tax considerations for... Read More

eDiscovery and Hyperlinked Files in Emails: Considerations for Collecting, Searching, and...
June 25, 2024 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE webinar will discuss considerations for how to deal with one of the newest controversies in eDiscovery: modern attachments. The panel will review what they are and special problems that must be considered, offer guidance about ESI protocols, review common objections to producing them and ho... Read More

Trade Secrets and Navigating FTC's Noncompete Rule to Maintain a Competitive Advantage
June 25, 2024 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE webinar will provide guidance on the new FTC ban on noncompetes and the implications for trade secret protection. The panel will discuss the growing importance of trade secret protection programs in light of recent FTC-driven changes. The panel will offer best practices for developing a tra... Read More

FLSA Collective Action: Erosion of Lusardi Two-Step Certification, Appellate Courts’ New S...
Impact on Plaintiff and Defense Litigation Strategies, Discovery Process, a...
June 26, 2024 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE webinar will examine the status of FLSA collective action certification following the recent Swales and Clark appellate decisions, including a close look at the new standards established under each. The panel will address what effect these decisions are having on other circuits and the impa... Read More

Title Insurance for Mortgage Lenders: Zoning, Usury, Easement, Future Advances, Comprehens...
Assessing Risks and When to Require Certain Coverages: Title Updates and Mo...
June 26, 2024 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE webinar will analyze various title issues of particular concern to lenders and the title endorsements that can be obtained to address various risks and contingencies. The panel will also discuss the types of loan modifications that require endorsement to an existing loan policy. Read More

Divisive Mergers Under Delaware and Texas Statutes: Implications on Credit Agreements and...
June 26, 2024 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will examine the divisive merger statutes of Delaware, which apply only to LLCs, and Texas, which apply to all Texas entities. The panel will guide M&A counsel on how to structure a divisive merger and will also discuss the implications of divisive mergers for existing and future cre... Read More

Trademark Licenses and Accidental Franchises
Navigating Differences Between Trademark Licenses and Franchises, Avoiding...
June 26, 2024 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will examine the differences between trademark licenses and franchises and provide best practices for structuring licenses to avoid inadvertently creating a franchise agreement. The panel will also discuss best practices for avoiding a naked license, complying with franchise laws if... Read More

Jury Selection When Race, Gender, Ethnicity Are Relevant: Tools and Strategies for Getting...
Uncovering Attitudes on Sensitive Issues Without Necessarily Naming Them Di...
June 26, 2024 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE webinar will offer guidance to counsel trying cases where race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, or other similar characteristics are a key issue. The panel will suggest ways to deal with sensitive issues during voir dire and how to identify and "de-select" jurors who could be biased... Read More

Divorce and Trusts: Dissolving or Amending Existing Trusts and Using New Trusts in Divorce...
June 26, 2024 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will discuss what family lawyers need to know to evaluate existing trusts that their client or a divorcing couple have. The panel will explain how to identify changes that should be made to trusts due to dissolution of the marriage and how family lawyers can use or create trusts to a... Read More

The New DOL Fiduciary Rule: Key Provisions and Challenges for Counsel, Advisers, and their...
New Definition of Investment Advice Fiduciary, Amendments to Prohibited Tra...
June 26, 2024 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE webinar will guide employee benefits counsel and legal counsel to financial services providers in understanding the practical implications of the U.S. Department of Labor's (DOL) new fiduciary rule and prohibited transaction exemption amendments for retirement plan sponsors, plan advisers,... Read More

Unified Patent Court After One Year: Key Takeaways, Lessons Learned, and What the Future H...
June 26, 2024 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE webinar will guide patent counsel on the Unified Patent Court's (UPC) first year. The panel will address the trends and lessons learned over this time. The panel will discuss the key takeaways and how they can inform patent practice and strategies. The panel will also discuss what may be co... Read More

Financing Green and Sustainability-Linked Loans
Project Eligibility Criteria, Use of Proceeds, Management, Reporting, Annua...
June 27, 2024 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will provide corporate and renewable energy counsel an in-depth analysis of utilizing green and sustainability-linked loans (SLLs) and sustainable bonds to finance renewable energy projects. The panel will discuss the key components of each financing option, project eligibility requi... Read More

Navigating Corporate AMT and International Tax Issues: New IRS Guidance, Calculating Corpo...
June 27, 2024 CLE, CPE Live Webinar
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This CLE/CPE webinar will provide tax counsel and advisers guidance on the tax implications of the Corporate Alternative Minimum Tax (AMT) regime for inbound and outbound taxpayers. The panel will discuss the international tax implications of the corporate AMT, the scope and application of the tax,... Read More

Structuring Secured Lending Transactions: Key Provisions, Anti-Assignment and Other Comple...
Interpreting Best Efforts, Ordinary Course, Business Judgment, Reasonable D...
June 27, 2024 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE webinar will help counsel interpret loan document terms that are often not adequately understood, including "ordinary course of business," "best efforts," "reasonable best efforts," "commercially reasonable efforts," "business judgment," and "reasonable discretion." The panel will also disc... Read More

Negotiating Hotel Purchase and Sale Transactions: Key Legal Issues for Buyers and Sellers
Closing Contingencies and Reps and Warranties; Evaluating Existing Manageme...
June 27, 2024 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will discuss the critical legal issues in purchasing and selling 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 termina... Read More

USPTO Examiner Interview Strategies: Preparing for and Conducting Interviews to Advance Pa...
June 27, 2024 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will guide patent counsel on leveraging interviews with the 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 examine... Read More

Online Tracking Technology in Healthcare: Regulatory and Litigation Update, Revised OCR Gu...
June 27, 2024 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE webinar will provide practitioners with an update on the latest U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights (HHS-OCR) and FTC guidance related to the use of online tracking technology in the healthcare industry. The panel will examine notable enforcement actions and... Read More

Liability Management Transactions and Bankruptcy: Double Dipping, Uptiering, Drop Downs, C...
June 27, 2024 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE webinar will offer guidance to bankruptcy and restructuring counsel on liability management transactions and lawsuits challenging them in bankruptcy, as well as the resulting effect of such litigation on the success of any potential reorganization and creditor recovery. Read More

Cyber War and Insurance: Impact of New Mandatory Exclusions for Losses Attributed to State...
June 27, 2024 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE webinar panel of policyholder lawyers will discuss, compare, and contrast the new mandatory exclusions being required by Lloyd's Market Bulletin Y5381 and traditional war exclusions in cyber policies. The panel will review key decisions such as Merck & Co. Inc. v. Ace Am. Ins Co., No. UNN-L... Read More

DOJ Pilot Whistleblower Rewards Program and New AI Initiatives: Implications for Corporate...
June 27, 2024 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE webinar will guide corporate counsel through the U.S. Department of Justice's (DOJ) pilot whistleblower rewards program and new AI-related initiatives. The panel will discuss the impact of these programs and initiatives on internal compliance and reporting structures and describe what couns... Read More

Class Actions, Opt-Outs, and Set-Aside Orders: Balancing Litigation Efficiency and Parties...
June 27, 2024 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE webinar will discuss the so-called "free-rider" problem, efficiency issues and collaboration between opt-outs and the class action, set-aside orders, and common benefit fund. The panel will review the nature of these issues, how they are being addressed, which solutions work best, and offer... Read More

International Trust and Estate Planning: Key Issues Under Current U.S. Tax Law, Trust Stru...
Valuation Concepts, Tax Filings, Selecting Trust Jurisdiction, Trust Protec...
July 2, 2024 CLE, CPE Live Webinar
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This CLE/CPE webinar will provide estate planners an in-depth analysis of available estate planning techniques for families with citizenship, assets, or beneficiaries across multiple jurisdictions. The panel will discuss legal challenges, key issues under U.S. tax law, transfer tax planning, and met... Read More

Private Causes of Action in Federal or State Laws: Who Owns the Remedy?
Determining When Companies Must Face Implied and Indirect Claims
July 2, 2024 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE webinar will offer guidance to litigators across all industries and help them prepare for a wave of lawsuits they may not see coming and that allege novel theories not previously considered possible. The panel will discuss the latest developments regarding implied and express causes of acti... Read More

Communications With Outside Coverage Counsel: Rebounding After Loss of Attorney-Client Pri...
Strategies for Limiting the Damage to Policyholders and Insurers; Deposing...
July 2, 2024 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE webinar will offer guidance to insurance practitioners about how to proceed if the insurer's attorney-client privilege or attorney work product immunity with respect to communications with outside coverage counsel is waived or held inapplicable. The panel will review best practices for prot... Read More

Summary Judgment in Tag-Along Bad Faith Cases: Defending a Bad Faith Claim as a Matter of...
Testing and Enforcing Contestability Clauses and Insurer's Right to Investi...
July 8, 2024 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will provide critical insight to counsel for insurers facing tag-along bad faith claims on how to position a case for summary judgment. Our panel will discuss essential factors to consider during the claims investigation and discovery phases of litigation along with evidentiary proff... Read More

Real Estate Private Equity GP Investment Funds: Structuring Key Deal Terms
Capital Contributions, Distributions, Sharing of Promote and Fee Income, an...
July 9, 2024 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will discuss the rise of real estate general partner (GP) private equity funds and critical legal issues implicated by them. The program will analyze key deal terms of GP funds and provide insights and perspectives into opportunities and risks for both sponsors and investors. Read More

Stormwater Discharge Permits and Clean Water Act Compliance: Regulatory and Litigation Upd...
Current EPA and State Stormwater Permitting Requirements, Recent Developmen...
July 9, 2024 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE webinar will provide attorneys with an overview of stormwater regulation and permitting issues, then delve into current regulatory developments that may impact facilities that are subject to these requirements. Read More

U.S. Taxation of Foreign Trusts: Grantor Trust Status, Gift and Estate Tax Treatment, Repo...
July 9, 2024 CLE, CPE Live Webinar
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This CLE/CPE course will provide estate planners and tax counsel comprehensive guidance on the U.S. taxation of foreign trusts. The panel will discuss key provisions of the Internal Revenue Code applicable to foreign trusts, the reporting regime for U.S. taxpayers' ownership of foreign trust assets,... Read More

Flow-Down Clauses in Construction Contracts: Key Negotiation and Drafting Considerations f...
Flow-Down Terms; Mandatory vs. Discretionary Clauses; Common Contractual Co...
July 9, 2024 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE webinar will provide an in-depth look at the powerful, though often overlooked, flow-down clauses in construction contracts that bind subcontractors to the terms and conditions of the prime contract. The panel will address the mistakes that many practitioners make when drafting these clause... Read More

Drafting Enforceable Commercially Reasonable Efforts Clauses in Business Agreements
Closing Obligations, Earn-Out Agreements, Licensing Agreements, Recent Stat...
July 9, 2024 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will guide counsel in best practices in drafting "best efforts," "commercially best efforts," "commercially reasonable efforts," or some other "efforts" clauses. The panel will discuss the burden of these clauses on businesses, the status of recently decided cases, and agreements to... Read More

New Final Regulations on Domestically Controlled REITs: Look-Through Rules; 10-Year Transi...
July 9, 2024 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE webinar will provide an overview of the final regulations issued by the IRS and the Treasury Department revising the standard under which a real estate investment trust (REIT) qualifies as a domestically controlled qualified investment entity for purposes of the federal tax exemption under... Read More

How the New Standard of Harm Under Muldrow Impacts Employer Defenses to Title VII Claims a...
Lowering Bar for Plaintiffs to Establish Adverse Employment Action Element;...
July 10, 2024 CLE Live Webinar
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The CLE webinar will provide an in-depth look at the recent U.S. Supreme Court decision in Muldrow v. City of St. Louis (U.S. 2024) that has lowered the bar for plaintiffs to prevail in Title VII discrimination claims. The panel will discuss the impact that Muldrow will have on defending these claim... Read More

Proposed New Rule Expanding CFIUS Enforcement Authority: Broader Information Requests and...
July 10, 2024 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE webinar will take an in-depth look at the recently proposed new rule that significantly expands the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States' (CFIUS or the committee) enforcement authority and discuss the potential impact on counsel and clients. The panel will examine under what... Read More

CMS New Final Rule on Minimum Staffing for Skilled Nursing Facilities: Impact on Allegatio...
July 10, 2024 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will provide attorneys, including those practicing in regulatory compliance and medical malpractice, instruction on the 2024 final minimum nurse staffing requirements for skilled nursing facilities promulgated by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). The program will di... Read More

New Federal Laws Restricting Data Transfers to Foreign Adversaries: Scope, Enforcement, Pe...
July 10, 2024 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE webinar will provide an overview of recent legislation and an Executive Order (EO) restricting the sale or release of sensitive data to foreign adversaries. The panelist will discuss the scope, applicability, and practical implications of these new laws and will provide guidance on actions... Read More

Bicycle and Pedestrian Accidents Involving Motor Vehicles: Navigating Unique Legal Challen...
Assessing Claims and Coverage, Managing Complex Evidentiary Issues, Overcom...
July 10, 2024 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will examine the unique legal and practical challenges personal injury counsel face when representing bicyclists (including ebike riders) and pedestrians injured in accidents involving motor vehicles. The panel will discuss effective strategies for identifying all potential claims an... Read More

Firearms in Estate Administration: Legal Issues, Executor Liability, Transferring Title I...
Understanding Gun Legal Designations, In-State and Out-of-State Transfers,...
July 11, 2024 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will guide estate planners and administrators on managing the legal challenges of firearms in estate and trust administration. The panel will discuss federal gun laws and firearm designations, issues for beneficiaries inheriting guns, in-state and out-of-state transfers, and legal ow... Read More

Cannabis and Corporate Law: Solving New Problems in Entity Formation and Jurisdiction, Inv...
July 11, 2024 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will address specific issues of which every corporate attorney should be knowledgeable when representing companies doing business in and with the cannabis industry. When a product, once illegal and scorned, becomes a significant market segment seemingly overnight, counsel cannot rely... Read More

Renewable Energy Storage: Implementing Projects, Overcoming Co-Location Challenges, and Mi...
July 11, 2024 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will guide energy counsel on the legal issues involved in the implementation of energy storage projects. The panel will discuss the markets, regulatory landscape, and legal challenges with energy storage, including obstacles that may arise when co-locating battery projects with wind... Read More

Food and Beverage Class Actions: Reasonable Consumer Defense in False Advertising and Dece...
July 11, 2024 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will address class actions alleging false advertising and deceptive/ambiguous labeling claims for food and beverages, and whether the decision in McGinity v. Procter & Gamble Co., 69 F.4th 1093 (9th Cir. 2023), has had an impact on the "ambiguity rule" in and outside the Ninth Circui... Read More

CMS CY 2025 Medicare Advantage and Part D Final Rule: Promoting Competition, Increasing He...
Agent/Broker Compensation, Behavioral Healthcare Access, Use of Beneficiary...
July 11, 2024 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE webinar will guide healthcare practitioners through the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services' (CMS) CY 2025 Medicare Advantage and Part D final rule, effective Oct. 1, 2024, that significantly updates CMS policies to promote competition and equity in coverage, increase access to behavio... Read More

Branded Residential Project Development: Key Structuring Considerations, Document Negotiat...
Branded Residence Types, Zoning and Regulatory Issues, Licensing and Manage...
July 11, 2024 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE webinar will provide a comprehensive overview of planning and structuring branded residential projects that combine residential development with a well-known hotel or non-hotel brand name. The panel will address the up-front planning considerations to be made by counsel and clients as well... Read More

Evaluating Bankruptcy, Receivership, and Assignment for the Benefit of Creditor Alternativ...
Protecting Lender, Buyer, and Borrower Interests
July 16, 2024 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will compare receiverships, assignments for the benefit of creditors (ABCs), and bankruptcy, reviewing the advantages and disadvantages each offers to buyers, petitioning creditors, debtors, and non-petitioning creditors. The program will discuss what situations each process is best... Read More

PFAS 2024: An Update on Regulatory Developments, the Science, the Law, and Insurance Consi...
July 16, 2024 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will provide environmental counsel with an overview of the recent regulatory developments and science related to PFAS and discuss how these changes are impacting the regulated community. The panel will also highlight recent cases and recently adopted regulation that will impact the r... Read More

Hydrogen-Related Energy Applications, Usage, and Storage: Trends, Restrictions, Transporta...
July 18, 2024 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will provide energy law attorneys with a detailed analysis of hydrogen applications, usage, and storage. The panel will discuss recent developments in the use of hydrogen for energy generation, policy and emerging frameworks, restrictions on hydrogen production technology and related... Read More

Distressed Financing: Avoiding Pitfalls in Planning and Execution
Agency Resignation and Transfer, Rebalancing of Facilities, and Internal an...
July 18, 2024 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will examine some of the more common pitfalls in loan restructurings that are frequently unidentified or ignored until they appear at or after closing. The panel discussion will include agency resignations, loan mechanics, internal compliance, and regulatory considerations, as well a... Read More

Bankruptcy and the New Uniform Special Deposits Act: Insulating Depositor Funds From the R...
July 18, 2024 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE webinar will review the Uniform Special Deposits Act (SDA), a new state law promulgated by the Uniform Law Commission and recommended for enactment nationwide. Special deposits can serve an important function in commerce and industry by affording safety and security to the funds deposited i... Read More

Navigating Conflicts in Medicaid and Estate Planning: Second or Third Marriages, Blended F...
July 24, 2024 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will provide elder law attorneys guidance on navigating potential issues that may arise when engaging in Medicaid and estate planning for clients who have remarried. The panel will discuss the intersection between Medicaid planning and estate planning, the impact of prenuptial and po... Read More

EEOC Pregnant Workers Fairness Act Final Rule: Expansive Regulations, New Framework for Wo...
Covered Medical Conditions, Eligible Employees and Applicants, Reasonable A...
July 24, 2024 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE webinar will guide employment practitioners through the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's (EEOC) expansive Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (PWFA) final regulations, effective June 18, 2024, and the impact these will have on employers. The panel will address how the PWFA framework diff... Read More

Noncompete Covenants in M&A: Structuring to Bind Sellers and Key Employees
Navigating FTC's New Rule Banning Most Noncompetes; State Laws; Recent Cour...
July 30, 2024 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will offer guidance in drafting noncompete clauses for both sellers and key employees in connection with the purchase and sale of a business. The panel will examine the FTC's new rule banning most noncompetes, the rule's application in M&A transactions, and the interplay of the new r... Read More

Purchasing Renewable Energy Credits Amid the Inflation Reduction Act: Deal Terms and Key C...
Challenges for Counsel and Investors; Bonus Credits, Monetization, PTC, ITC...
August 1, 2024 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE webinar will discuss the new and modified renewable energy credits, including an overview of how the credits are structured and the bonus and add-on requirements that are essential to maximizing the value of any credit (i.e., wage and apprenticeship requirements, domestic content requiremen... Read More

Medicare Liens: Obtaining and Appealing Medicare Final Demands; Navigating the Five Levels...
August 7, 2024 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will provide personal injury counsel for both plaintiffs and defendants, as well as adjusters, with practical tips and considerations for obtaining a final demand using the Medicare portal and for appealing a post-final demand. Read More

Drafting Persuasive Position Statements to Mitigate Full-Scale EEOC Investigations and Law...
Strategic Techniques to Address Claims of Failure to Hire, Equal Pay, Class...
August 7, 2024 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will provide employment counsel with practical techniques to draft EEOC position statements. The experienced panel will outline strategies for responding to various EEOC charges while minimizing full-scale investigations and lawsuits. Read More

ERISA Revenue Sharing Arrangements: Addressing Possible Plan Assets Status, Pursuing Due D...
Utilization of Excess Payments, Contract Negotiations, Allocation of Credit...
August 20, 2024 CLE Live Webinar
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This CLE course will provide ERISA counsel with the tools necessary to guide fiduciary clients in connection with the review and negotiation of revenue sharing arrangements. Our experienced panel will address issues surrounding the utilization of excess payments, contract negotiation, credit allocat... Read More