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Learn the Nuts and Bolts of Business Law

Are you looking to expand your areas of expertise? Does business law interest you but seem overwhelming? This fundamental course will provide you with practical, procedural-based information to successfully enter the field of business law. Don't miss this opportunity to broaden your knowledge and increase your arsenal of skills available to your clients. Register today!

  • Learn the nuts and bolts of business law to expand your areas of expertise.
  • Understand how to properly draft common business contracts to avoid future disputes.
  • Enhance your credibility with experts and clients by understanding common accounting terms.
  • Secure your clients' business interests: gain practical tips for drafting LLCs.
  • Review different business structures, including LLCs, S-Corps, C-Corps and more.
  • Review limited liability company initial considerations, articles of organization and the operating agreement.
  • Assess business operation basics, risks and liabilities.
  • Identify labor and employment issues for business attorneys.
  • Clarify procedures in mergers and acquisitions of privately-held companies.
  • Get an overview of business valuation methodologies and look at different situations where business valuations are needed.

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  1. DIFFERENT BUSINESS STRUCTURES - LLCs, S-CORPS, C-CORPS AND MORE
    10:00 - 10:45, Jon L. Farnsworth
    1. Tax Aspects
    2. Financing Concerns
    3. Equity Considerations
    4. Liability and Operational Issues
  2. LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANIES (LLCs)
    11:00 - 12:00, Kip R. Peterson
    1. Initial Considerations
    2. Articles of Organization
    3. 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
  3. BUSINESS OPERATION BASICS: RISKS AND LIABILITY
    12:00 - 12:30, Jon L. Farnsworth
  4. COMMON BUSINESS CONTRACTS
    1:00 - 2:00, Kip R. Peterson
    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
  5. LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT LAW FOR BUSINESS ATTORNEYS
    2:00 - 3:00, Kate Bischoff
  6. CLARIFYING PROCEDURES IN MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS OF PRIVATELY-HELD COMPANIES
    3:15 - 4:15, Gary A. Miller
    1. Acquisition Documents
    2. Strategic Provisions in Stock and Asset Purchase Agreements
    3. Representations and Warranties
    4. Covenants and Conditions
    5. Indemnification and Adjustments to Price
    6. Legal Opinions
    7. Negotiation Strategies
    8. Tax Issues
    9. Pre-Closing, Closing, and Post-Closing Considerations and Checklists
    10. Data and Privacy Security Matters
  7. BUSINESS VALUATION RESULTS
    4:15 - 5:00, Gary A. Miller
    1. Uses of Business Valuations
    2. Overview of Valuation Methodologies
    3. Mergers and Acquisitions
    4. Buy-Sell Agreements
    5. Shareholder Disputes
    6. Divorce and the Family Owned Business
    7. Impairment Testing of Purchased Goodwill
    8. Bankruptcy
    9. Key Person Life Insurance
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Business Law 101
  • Course ID:
    267339
  • Duration:
    1 day
  • Price:
    $339
  • Date:
    Wednesday 1/24/2018
  • Time:
    10:00 am EST to 5:00 pm EST
  • Location:
    Virtual