Michigan CLE - International Law Courses

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  • Offshore Asset Protection: Exploring the Various Jurisdictions for Protecting your Clients' Assets

    The US is considered one of the world’s most litigious societies. But charging others and being charged are two entirely separate matters. This CLE course will help attorneys better advise their clients in how to survive a lawsuit by utilizing offshore asset protection to shield assets from frivolous claims. The course will address how to use various locations such as the Cook Islands, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Belize, and Switzerland, the different types of protections, and their purpose... More Info

    1General Credit
  • The Cuban Missile Crisis and The Art of Negotiation

    The 60th anniversary of the Cuban Missile Crisis just passed, and as one of the most examined crises in American history, it’s still a hotly debated topic. While it unfolded, it held the attention of the entire world. The ending seemed positive, but was that the result of careful mediation and wise, informed decision making, or was it just luck? This riveting CLE course will examine the negotiations that transpired during the crisis, the various actors and their decisions and how they... More Info

    1General Credit
  • Asylum ABC's: What Attorneys Need to Know

    Immigration has been a hot topic for years and the issues are only growing in complexity. This CLE course will present an overview of asylum law for new and seasoned immigration attorneys. The course will review practical tips for making a successful asylum application and explain the topic from both a broad and narrow perspective, offering general detail to specifics. The course will cover the application time frame, relevant forms and a review of potential pitfalls. The course will a... More Info

    1.75General Credits
  • Transnational Legal and Cultural Issues Arising when Doing Business Internationally

    Transnational transactions often require documentation which must satisfy more than one legal system. This CLE course will explain the various issues which may arise when documenting transnational transactions. Using examples of American companies doing business in China, the course will present the need to understand and interpret the laws and regulations within the context of their country of origin and where the business is being conducted. The course will explain how the understand... More Info

    1.25General Credits
  • Customs and Import Procedures and Classifications

    With a focus on the legal mechanics of importing goods into the US, this informative CLE course explains the framework for this key aspect of the international buy/sell transaction principal importation rules. The presentation will explain the treaty creating the World Trade Organization (as well as its predecessor, the GATT or General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade), the key elements of the treaty, the most favored nation principle, national treatment and the tariff negotiating rounds... More Info

    1General Credit
  • Citizenship and Residence: Prerequisites to Extra Territorial Taxation

    This comprehensive CLE course will examine the many jurisdictional bases for the imposition of tax on extra-territorial income. The course will focus on natural persons and the meanings that are typically ascribed to the variety of bases for the code. The course will cover state statutes as well as some countries’, residence status for the purpose of tax treaties, dual residents, the planning for and acquisition of status, planning for and relinquishing status, expatriation, and the e... More Info

    1.5General Credits
  • "Sweat Equity" in Small Businesses and Venture Startups: The Legal and Tax Issues

    Issuing shares that are (nearly) tax-free is relatively simple when a small business or start-up first launches. When a shareholder or LLC member receives “sweat equity” or shares in exchange for labor, the tax and legal issues become a bit more complicated. This entertaining, fast-paced CLE course will explain the issues of treating “sweat equity” workers as regular employees as opposed to independent contractors, as well as explain the use of restricted stock, options, warrants and o... More Info

    1General Credit
  • Crossing State and International Lines for Discovery and Enforcement of Judgments

    Crossing jurisdictional boundaries for the purpose of discovery during litigation as well as the enforcement of judgements that may therefore arise, has existed since the rise of modern commerce. This CLE course will present a historical overview of the development of the crossing of jurisdictional boundaries as it has evolved in the Western world in order to prepare attorneys to diplomatically navigate their cases today. The course will also offer practical resources for pract... More Info

    1General Credit
  • War Crimes, Sanctions & The War In The Ukraine: A Review Of The Legal Aspects Of The Current War & The Laws That Apply

    Since Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, a series of allegations of war crimes against Ukrainian civilians have been lodged against Russian forces. These allegations claim that Russia has carried out deliberate and indiscriminate attacks in densely populated civilian areas. Claims have been made that the use of cluster munitions – a weapon prohibited by 100 states because of the immediate and long-term danger they pose - have unnecessarily exposed civilians to immeasurable harm through the... More Info

    2General Credits
  • Cryptocurrency and the Blockchain: Understanding the Landscape of Legal Issues and Offerings

    Cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology are sources of tremendous confusion, particularly given the recent market upheavals and drastic swings in their value. Whether cryptocurrency and blockchain technology are a fading fad or the beginning of a new direction in currency has yet to be determined, yet legal analysis may have a decided impact on the verdict. This CLE course will address the legal challenges and their impact on the industry as well as several key issues which... More Info

    1General Credit
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