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  • "Ambush Marketing" and the Olympic Games: Drawing the Lines for Advertisers, Official Sponsors, and Rights Holders

    Events like the Olympics, FIFA World Cup, and Super Bowl also feature competition among brand marketers and rights holders - specifically, the high-stakes battles between non-sponsoring brands and official event sponsors. How can brands reference these events? What event symbols may marketers safely use without permission? How can official rights holders and exclusive sponsors protect their investment? Frankfurt Kurnit's Christopher Chase will provide a rundown of the laws governing ambush mar... More Info

    1.25General Credits
  • "Sweat Equity" in Small Businesses and Venture Startups: The Legal and Tax Issues

    When a startup or small business first launches, it is easy to issue shares (almost) tax-free to the company founders. When a shareholder or LLC member receives shares in exchange for his or her labor, or “sweat equity,” the legal and tax issues are a bit more complicated. In this fast-paced, entertaining presentation, you will learn: whether “sweat equity” workers should be treated as employees or independent contractors; the use of restricted stock, options, warrants and other equ... More Info

    1General Credit
  • #You're Fired @Will: Social Media and Employment Law

    Employees talk about everything on social media. Their supervisors. Their clients. The pitch they worked on all night. While many of these comments are harmless, some violate workplace rules or threaten company interests. But disciplining employee social media communications is not as easy as it sounds - even in "employment at will" situations. State and federal law protects certain types of online speech. In addition to the subject matter of the comments, you have to consider wher... More Info

    1General Credit
  • 10 Clauses Fiduciaries Hate

    Practitioners who draft trust documents don’t always consider that certain terms or language can make it very hard for the fiduciaries who are trying to enforce the grantor’s wishes. The panel will discuss these clauses and offer some ideas for fixes that can be incorporated into these problem provisions. Trust documents need to be comprehensive and clear. The use of certain terms or confusing language can make it nearly impossible for fiduciaries to enforce a grantor’s wishes. How terms are de... More Info

    1General Credit
  • 10 Key Practical Issues when Reviewing and Drafting Commercial Office Leases

    Commercial leases aren’t nearly as straightforward as they might seem and the small details matter a great deal. This CLE course will discuss 10 key practical issues when reviewing and drafting commercial office leases. The course will offer an understanding of an attorney’s role in the transaction as well as important information to note about the parties involved. The importance of a long-term outlook, the difference between usable vs. rentable space, term-sheets, security deposits, utility... More Info

    1General Credit
  • 1031 Exchange Basics and Beyond

    1031 Exchanges are not nearly as simple as they may seem. This CLE course will explain the basics of a 1031 Exchange in a user-friendly, easy to understand format. The course will explain the purpose of the exchange and take you through the process step-by-step. Designed for novice attorneys, the course is also relevant for those who could use a refresher. More Info

    1.5General Credits
  • 1031 Exchanges And The DST: What Attorneys Need to Know

    This CLE program will discuss one of the tools owners of investment property can take advantage of, IRC section 1031! Over the course of this CLE program, we will review: The evolution of 1031 exchanges The impact of the most recent IRS Notice 2020-23 on active and upcoming exchanges The effect of COVID-19 on their deadlines The advantages of investing through Delaware Statutory Trusts More Info

    2General Credits
  • 1031 Exchanges: An Advanced Seminar and Open Forum

    This CLE presentation goes deeper than the typical program addressing Section 1031 Exchanges. Besides addressing the fundamentals, the program will explore more advanced concepts, such as leasehold improvement exchanges, private equity transactions, and the so-called “drop-and-swap” technique. Furthermore, the presenter answers questions about the nuances of executing a Section 1031 Exchange, reporting the exchange for tax purposes, and finer points about advising clients of what is and is not p... More Info

    1General Credit
  • 1031 Exchanges: Rules to Succeed & Common Pitfalls

    1031 Exchanges are a useful tool for investors, attorneys, title agents, and real estate agents. This CLE course will give attendees an overview to 1031 Exchanges, in addition to touching on all basic rules, regulations, benefits and other concepts necessary for a successful 1031 Exchange. Attendees will learn how utilizing a 1031 Exchange can not only help defer capital gains taxes on investment and commercial properties, but how it can be used as a tool to reinvest wealth and grow their inve... More Info

    1General Credit
  • 15 Cases Every Real Estate Lawyer Should Know

    Hear from a panel of experts about the most important real estate decisions of the past year. Learn: what the cases held; the implications of the decisions; and the panelists’ views on the law. This is one program no real estate lawyer can afford to miss! More Info

    2.75General Credits

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