Illinois MCLE - Contract Law Courses

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  • New Developments in Sports Law: A Time of Change in the Collegiate and Professional Landscape

    In the last year, college sports is seeing nothing less than a revolution. It's model of amateurism is under attack, both in antitrust litigation in the courts and at various regional offices of the National Labor Relations Board ("NLRB"). A day is coming where big-time college athletics will be professionalized, with new challenges and uncertainties for various stakeholders. In the professional sports area, team sales, an increasing fractured media rights universe and ongoing issues s... More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • Defying Limits: Breaking the Boundaries of Adverse Possession

    Adverse possession is a phrase we all learned in law school, and then promptly forgot. But the concept has been with human society for millennia, and will likely last until the final day a person walks the earth. So long as the elements are met, adverse possession gives people the right to automatically be deemed owners of real estate that they may not have purchased – even without filing a suit for such relief. This CLE course will address the various secrets, critical elements, and... More Info

    $75
    1.75General Credits
  • Top 10 Lease Mistakes & Pitfalls and How to Steer Clear of Them

    This program will provide an overview of commercial real estate leasing and the common mistakes made by those drafting and reviewing such leases. Although geared towards landlords and the pitfalls they want to avoid, it will also address some tenant concerns and the best way to negotiate the terms of the lease, from both viewpoints. We will examine the most common provisions in a commercial lease, how to ensure that the parties are protected from unintended consequences and ways to m... More Info

    $75
    1.5General Credits
  • Basic Business Lawyering For Small Company Clients

    Providing business law services to small company clients is similar to…but is not the same …as doing so for a medium sized or larger company. This CLE course is primarily directed to (a) beginning lawyers who plan to practice business law; (b) experienced lawyers who have switched, or plan to switch from other practice areas to business law and (c) in either case, to mostly represent “smaller” companies (e.g., typically less than $100M annual revenue; less than 500 employees). The cour... More Info

    $175
    3.5General Credits
  • The NYC Board of Standards and Appeals: How to File an Application

    This CLE will detail the application process and the required legal findings to file an application at the NYC Board of Standards and Appeals seeking a zoning variance. The variance is designed to alleviate a zoning hardship that prevents the property from being developed with a viable use. NYC Zoning regulations were first established in 1961 and in some cases, certain tax lots were over regulated and in need of relief. The BSA was established as a safety value to provide such reli... More Info

    $100
    2General Credits
  • International Intellectual Property Transactions in Many Countries

    This CLE Course will briefly review the basics of the intellectual property categories recognized under the laws of the United States and many other countries, and the ways that the associated intellectual property rights can be registered internationally. This CLE will move quickly to issues relating to why protection under these categories is not good enough, and to developing business activities that hard to condense into the traditional IP categories. This CLE will raise question... More Info

    $75
    1.5General Credits
  • Mortgage Mayhem: What Attorneys Need to Know About Loan Applicant Protections

    The most confusing, time consuming, stressful and infrequent transaction your clients will face is purchasing a home. Because of this, most consumers simply check-out and become overly-reliant on the loan officer to protect their interests. Consumers say, “Let the experts handle it. I’m here for the coffee.” This is a mistake. A home loan is a “zero-sum” game for the loan officer – either the loan closes or it doesn’t. There is a commission or there isn’t. As a result, some loan officers stack... More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • The Sale of Real Property and Commercial Leases in Bankruptcy Proceedings

    Understand the ramifications and ethical considerations when real property and commercial leases are sold in Bankruptcy proceedings. Hear about the duty of the trustee to assume or reject any executory contract or unexpired leases of the debtor, subject to the court’s approval, as well as whether the trustee can use, sell or lease property of the debtor under section 363 of the Bankruptcy Code. Learn about the consequences of a section 363 sale, as opposed to a reorganization and... More Info

    $75
    1.75General Credits
  • Franchise Law: From Contract Negotiation to Litigation

    This CLE will cover franchise agreements; from negotiation of the terms prior to signature as well as issues to address during the course of litigation and/or termination. Attendees will be guided through how to negotiate specific provisions that will affect a client’s rights, as well as which areas of the agreements are typically litigated and how to demand and get the necessary information to effectively represent clients in court. More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • Contractual Deal Killers In Real Estate Law: What Attorneys Need to Know

    This CLE course will provide insight into the potential contractual issues to consider when representing clients in NY residential real estate. The topics discussed are as follows: Different contracts for Condo’s and coops Coop Contract Condo Contract Single Family and Multi Family Contracts Contractual Areas of Consideration Mortgage Commitment Title Investigation Liens and Violations Teamwork More Info

    $50
    1General Credit

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