Potential legal ethics violations lurk behind every corner throughout an attorney’s day-to-day practice. Are you keeping a watchful eye to ensure you are not only complying with the model rules of professional conduct, but also taking steps to protect yourself from malpractice? Join us for just one hour and get a review of seven of the most common issues that lead to ethical problems in any kind of legal setting.
This has been a blockbuster U.S. Supreme Court term for property law, with the Court deciding three major property cases: Tyler v. Hennepin County (government’s keeping the excess value when seizing and selling a home to satisfy a property tax debt is a taking), Wilkins v. United States (is the federal Quiet Title Act’s statute of limitations a jurisdictional bar?), and Sackett v. EPA (the scope of Clean Water Act wetlands jurisdiction).
To gain a better understanding of these opinions, the current state of takings and property law, and what these cases mean for your practice, join a distinguished panel of experts for this one-hour webcast. The faculty will also explore what these decisions mean for the future and what steps lawyers can take to incorporate these decisions into their practices.
The 2022 UCC Amendments became effective in one state on July 1 and will become effective in additional states in July, August, and October of this year. They will become effective in yet more states beginning on January 1, 2024.
It’s time to start running deals with the Amendments firmly in mind. This program will give you a head start on how to work the Amendments into your transactions, how to protect your clients against another party using the Amendments, and how the Amendments may affect your deals.
This course will examine current considerations of and issues with cannabis/marijuana in United States and how these impact lawyers. There is a review of cannabis legality and availability in different states, considerations of the use of medical marijuana, and a review of the physiology of addiction. Statistics on addiction rates and marijuana usage will also be presented. Impact on health and wellness of the general population and the legal profession in specific will be examined. Finally, a discussion of legal versus ethic use of marijuana by lawyers will be presented.
Artificial intelligence (AI) seems to be all the rage lately. In fact, the insurance industry has deployed relatively simple AI algorithms in so-called "InsurTech" applications for many years in order to improve carrier efficiencies and reduce costs. But as personal and business AI applications proliferate across society and as AI sophistication increases, the risks of unintended policyholder and carrier consequences grows - sometimes exponentially.
A client’s business structure influences tax burdens, income streams, liability exposure, and more. Market changes and industry trends influence client needs sometimes significantly enough to prompt clients to restructure their business. Conversion are costly, but converting during an economic downturn, when gains and earnings are depressed, may offset client expenses.
During this 90-minute video presentation our nationally recognized panel examines when C corporations should consider a conversion, the unique legal and tax considerations that need to be accounted for in the transaction to maximize client outcomes.
Now in it its 29th year, the Current Developments in Employment Law national conference continues to provide critical updates, insights, and nuance that cannot be found at other employment law programs!
Whether you represent employers or employees, you won’t want to miss this annual event, feauring active discussions between top practitioners and federal judges, thorough coverage of today's most pertinent employment law issues, and comprehensive materials.