Illinois MCLE - Contract Law Courses

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  • Distinguishing Between Employers and Contractors in Light of the New DOL Guidelines

    As many if not most of have seen, the gig economy is a new kid on the block in the world of commerce. During the lockdown of the pandemic, the gig economy, particularly food delivery services grew significantly—such services are now ubiquitous. Those working in the gig economy, including such familiar names as Uber, Lyft, Grubhub, Doordash and others all have one common component of their work—they pick and choose where and when they will work. Given this autonomy, the question has... More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • Legal Ethics: Lawyer and Client Relationship

    This CLE presentation addresses the contours of what constitutes the unauthorized practice of law (UPL) starting with an introduction based on an article I had written that chronicled LegalZoom’s travails as it encountered and overcame a series of UPL challenges from various jurisdictions into which it entered during its expansion into a nationwide provider of legal services focused on individuals and small businesses. It then describes and applies through various hypothetical and act... More Info

    $50
    1Ethics Credit
  • The Basics of Negotiating Employment Contracts and Separation Agreements

    This CLE program will discuss practice pointers from both an employer and employee’s perspective. Rules and regulations governing the workplace continue to evolve and more and more offers of employment and separation from employment are now memorialized in contracts. It is important for practitioners to review these contracts closely. This course will provide you with the basics of negotiating employment and separation agreements – from what terms to negotiate and how to negotiate –... More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • NCAA & Name, Image, Likeness Updates & Anarchy in America! Oh My

    The last four years have been a watershed moment in amateur college sports. From the possibility of losing eligibility for pursuing endorsement offers in 2019 to signing multi-million dollar deals in 2022 this is a new era for student-athletes. Sports lawyers will learn about how we got here and how the intersection of NIL deals, the NCAA Transfer Portal & Boosters have changed the college sports landscape. And we know this much…where we are now and what is allowed or not allowed today... More Info

    $50
    1.25General Credits
  • Labor and Employment Law Update: What’s New and What’s Next

    This CLE will include both New York State and Federal laws and will discuss updates and developments in labor and employment law. Some of the topics will include: The latest Covid requirements, (yes there are still specific laws and issues on this), sick leave, Unemployment Insurance relating to 1099’s, discrimination, workers’ compensation, wage and hour law updates, electronic monitoring, arbitration agreements, non-compete and non-solicitation agreements and other labor and emplo... More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • Navigating SaaS Contracts: Top Tips for Reducing Risk

    As data leaks and hacks become increasingly prevalent, the importance of privacy laws becomes even more critical. This is particularly true when dealing with SaaS. This CLE course will explain the newest trends in privacy laws as well as their impact on SaaS contracts. The course will provide an overview of best practices for drafting risk allocation clauses and offer an in-depth look at two of the most significant clauses – indemnification and limited liability – from the perspective... More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • Drafting Comic Book Contracts: A Practical Guide

    In this CLE program, attendees will learn key comic book agreement provisions, engage in client interview exercises tailored to the comic book industry, dive into mock negotiations, and issue-spot common problems in publishing contracts. Facilitated by seasoned comic book publishing attorneys, attendees will get a chance to issue-spot, draft, and engage in mock negotiations. More Info

    $100
    2General Credits
  • Force Majeure: Constant Contingency In Turbulent Times

    Name your poison: Pandemic? War? Supply Chain Interruption? Government Decree? Regulatory Change? Riot? Weather? Internet Outage? Or what? This timely CLE explores Force Majeure from the practical perspectives of contractual verbiage or absence, qualifying events, transactional effects and contests, including the impact of common law, statutes and court decisions. More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • Hot Topics in Employment Law Since #MeToo

    The #MeToo movement has been a transformational groundswell that rolled out from breaking news several years ago. The bombshell exposé published by The New York Times brought to light decades of sexual harassment, discrimination and abuse by Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein, launched the movement and has led to dramatic social and legal change. Following the Weinstein exposé, #MeToo roared across social media platforms, onto the streets and into the courtrooms, as countless individuals share... More Info

    $100
    2General Credits
  • Transnational Legal and Cultural Issues Arising when Doing Business Internationally

    This CLE course covers issues of concern when documenting transactions which must satisfy more than one legal system (transnational transactions). This will be clarified with examples of American businesses doing business in China. The course emphasizes the need to understand and interpret laws and regulations in the context of the culture of the place where business is being conducted. Since a lawyer must document the business concerns of the parties, understanding those concerns a... More Info

    $50
    1.25General Credits

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