The successful sale of assets often hinges on the negotiation and drafting of a properly detailed asset purchase agreement. Whether you are representing the buyer or the seller, you need to be able to pinpoint when your client is taking on too much liability, assess the viability of the transaction, and negotiate and draft an agreement that results in the best possible outcome with the lowest margin of risk.
To make a deal work, it is essential that you take the time to draft the necessary purchase agreement provisions that clearly delineate the assets and liabilities, carve out or weigh in the risks and anticipate post-deal problems, and can avoid disputes or minimize litigation down the road to lead to a faster and more lucrative closing.
The legal profession has deepened the in-roads to improved lawyer well-being. Although we haven’t reached the destination, navigation has improved. Law schools now include well-being within curriculum, evidence of its importance to the profession. Despite these advancements, there is a heightened stress level amongst lawyers and their clients today linked to the unique pressures of practicing during an endemic and a greater demand for well-being support programs as a result. But in order for these programs to be meaningful, programs must consider how the practice has changed during this endemic, the longevity of these changes, and how the new version of legal practice influences attorney wellness, development, and even recruitment.
Exploring a full range of cutting-edge issues and drawing professionals from across the country, this annual conference is “the place to be” for all eminent domain and land use practitioners. Whether your interests include relocation, regulatory takings, inverse condemnation, or valuation issues, topics abound for everyone through a customizable curriculum.
Experienced practitioner? Choose from dual afternoon tracks addressing key issues in substantive takings law, or choose from an array of sessions chock full of practice pointers. New to the practice, or need a refresher? Attend the Condemnation 101 “bootcamp” sessions on Thursday, and then join the other attendees for the rest of the conference’s more advanced sessions. Either way, you’ll learn from recognized and experienced professionals representing the diverse stakeholders in these cases.
This year’s topics will dive into 3 Supreme Court opinions from the most recent term: Cedar Point Nursery v. Hassid, Pakdel v. City and County of San Francisco, and PennEast Pipeline Co. v. New Jersey. We'll also have a keynote address from Arizona State law professor Karen Bradshaw who will discuss "Do Animals Have Property Rights?" Other topics include:
• Property Rights and Civil Rights
• Eminent Domain National Update
• Just Relocation: Understanding the Law and Regulations to Ensure Fairness
• Challenging Public Use: Lessons From a 67-Day Trial
• COVID Takings
• Court and the Daubert Challenge: How to Prepare
• How to Position Your Client for the Fallout When Projects Don't Get Built
• Rural Broadband and the Emerging Constitutional Challenges
• How Condemnor and Property Owners' Counsel Prepare the Battlefield
• How Will the Trillion Dollar Infrastructure Bill Impact Your Practice?