Washington MCLE - Business Law Courses
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Cyber Security and Cyber Breach: What Lawyers and Their Law Firms Need to Know Now
This CLE program will explore the issues surrounding cyber security, the potential consequences of a cyber breach, and the ethical considerations that accompany such an event. With over 50 state laws in the United States concerning data privacy and security, companies must understand what legal and ethical obligations their business and clients have when it comes to personal information. The Federal Trade Commission also keeps an eye on companies to make sure that they are following th... More Info$291Law & Legal Proc.
Trends in Property Law Post-Pandemic
The world of real estate is constantly changing and has undergone tremendous upheaval in the last few years, largely as a result of COVID-19. This CLE course will cover the most recent developments in New York property law with a focus on eviction proceedings, both residential and commercial and from the perspectives of both landlords and tenants. The course will present litigation techniques including cause, motions, trial practice and evidentiary issues and will also cover foreclosure litigati... More Info$291Law & Legal Proc.
Oh How the Mighty Have Fallen: Crypto and the Federal Securities and Commodities Laws
With the fall of FTX and the dream of cryptocurrency, the intersection between it and federal and security commodities becomes both fascinating and highly relevant. And as per the title of this session, has taken on Biblical proportions (see Samuel 2, 1:19). This riveting CLE course will present the allegations by the U.S. Department of Justice, the Securities and Exchange Commission and the Commodities Future Trading Commission against Samuel Bankman-Fried, former CEO of FTX, and wil... More Info$291Law & Legal Proc.
Distinguishing Between Employers and Contractors in Light of the New DOL Guidelines
The world of commerce has a new star – the gig economy. This area grew tremendously during the pandemic lockdown, as delivery services became a necessity. Those employed in this economy, from well-known names such as Lyft, Uber, Grubhub and Doordash, as well as countless others all share one element – they pick and choose workplace location. But how to define these employees? Are they independent contractors or “remote” employees? There is a case to be made for each and the Department... More Info$291Law & Legal Proc.
The Highs and Lows of Cannabis Land Use Regulations
Weed is now legal in 21 states, with more than 155 million Americans able to legally possess marijuana. However, it remains classified as a Schedule I drug on the Controlled Substances Act, which is the same category as heroin, meaning it can disqualify someone from entering the U.S. military or for applying for a security clearance. Even those cannabis businesses operating in state-legal markets struggle to fund their start-up costs because they are restricted from opening bank accounts or ge... More Info$291.25Law & Legal Proc.
Legal Ethics: Lawyer and Client Relationship
This CLE course will familiarize private practice attorneys with tips and strategies to avoid unintentionally committing UPL violations. This applies particularly to those who perform transactional work and/or are telecommuting from a state or states that is outside where they are admitted to practice. Addressing the contours of what constitutes the unauthorized practice of law (UPL), this CLE course, based partially on an article I had written, will open with a walk through of LegalZ... More Info$341Ethics Credit
Due Diligence Under The 33 Act: Avoid Disasters in the Middle of an IPO
This CLE course will offer a comprehensive overview of what lawyers and bankers confront during the marketing and distribution process of IPO’s. The course will address potential pitfalls and issues that may arise and provide real-life examples of the many hurdles that could potentially jeopardize your success. Learn about what faces you in the IPO underwriting process and ensure yours and your client's success by anticipating problems and acting strategically. More Info$551.75Law & Legal Proc.
Don’t Get Caught Without A Contractor’s License: The Downfalls and Damages of Working Without a License
Violating license requirements can have serious consequences for contractors. The penalties tend to be severe and do not allow for equitable remedies. This CLE course will offer a basic overview of the rules in California and explain the consequences for contractors operating without one. The course will review the purpose of the licensing laws and how they are applied to contractors and those who perform construction services as well as exemptions to applicability. Recent case law c... More Info$291.25Law & Legal Proc.
When One Door Closes: A Primer on Automatic Door Cases for the Premises Liability Practitioner
Doors are a seemingly innocuous element of our day-to-day lives. Yet surprisingly, they cause frequent damage to patrons of businesses, residences and medical complexes. The liability issues that may result from the simple installation of a door are numerous and attorneys cannot afford to be lulled into a belief that store operators or building owners don’t bear responsibility. This CLE course, designed for personal injury attorneys as well as others, will offer a detailed, introductor... More Info$291Law & Legal Proc.
Back to the Future in Fixed Income Investing? Navigating a Changing Landscape in Municipal and Fixed Income Securities
This CLE course will address the most common content standards between FINRA Rule 2210 and MSRB Rule G-21 as well as their primary differences. The course will offer tips and strategies on creating compliant municipal securities communications and considerations for more complex debt instruments. An understanding of how FINRA’s Fixed Income Regulation Staff works with MSRB on municipal securities matters will be presented as will the additional responsibilities of dually registered bro... More Info$291Law & Legal Proc.