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Learn Current Procedures and Best Practices

In order to successfully advise your business clients, it's essential that you remain up to date on best practices and the latest developments. At this fast-paced program you will learn practical tips and techniques from experienced practitioners on a variety of matters ranging from contracts to taxes; and at the end of the day you will return to your desk with a handy resource and the know-how to effectively represent any business client. Don't miss this opportunity to hone your skills. Register today!

  • Learn the latest procedures and best practices regarding business law so you can confidently represent your clients.
  • Secure your clients' business interests: utilize practical tips for drafting LLCs.
  • Draft solid business contracts that mitigate the possibility of future disputes.
  • Get the latest information regarding sales and use tax including the online and inter-state sale of goods.
  • Prepare for negotiating mergers and acquisition deals so you can effectively advocate for your clients.
  • Ensure you or your clients are not crossing ethical lines: learn how technology blurs the line between work and personal lives.

  1. FORMING LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANIES (LLCs)
    9:00 - 10:15, Jayson T. Javitz
    1. Initial Considerations
    2. Drafting Articles of Organization
    3. Drafting the Operating Agreement
    4. Rights and Duties of Members
    5. Management Structure
    6. Assignments of Membership Interests
    7. Buy-Sell Provisions
    8. Security Interests
    9. Disassociation
    10. Dissolution and Liquidation
  2. PREPARING COMMON BUSINESS CONTRACTS
    10:30 - 11:45, Michael G. Polis
    1. The Well Drafted Contract vs. Poorly Drafted Contract
    2. Settlement Agreements and Releases
    3. Employment Agreements
    4. Non-Compete Agreements
    5. Confidentiality Agreements
    6. Separation Agreements
    7. Real Property Leases
    8. Indemnity Agreements
    9. Covenants Not to Sue
    10. Joint Venture Agreements
  3. UNDERSTANDING SALES AND USE TAX
    12:45 - 2:00, Aimellia K. Siemson
    1. What Goods and Services are Taxable
    2. Determining Tax Base
    3. Registration, Permits and Reporting Requirements
    4. Tax Rates
    5. Compliance Penalties
  4. CLARIFYING PROCEDURES IN MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS OF PRIVATELY-HELD COMPANIES
    2:15 - 3:30, Jayson T. Javitz
    1. Preliminary Considerations
    2. Drafting Acquisition Documents
      1. Strategic Provisions in Stock and Asset Purchase Agreements
      2. Representations and Warranties
      3. Covenants and Conditions
      4. Indemnification and Adjustments to Price
      5. Legal Opinions
    3. Negotiation Strategies
    4. Tax Issues
    5. Pre-Closing, Closing, and Post-Closing Considerations and Checklists
  5. MAINTAINING ETHICS IN BUSINESS LAW
    3:30 - 4:30, Michael G. Polis
    1. Avoiding Conflicts of Interest
    2. Organization as Client
    3. Reporting Fraud
    4. Social Media Concerns
      1. Advertising Regulations
      2. Unauthorized Practice of Law
      3. Client Confidentiality
      4. Terms of Service Contracts
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