Minnesota CLE - Business Law Courses

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  • 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 Rise of The Machines: A Lawyer's Guide to Avoiding Legal Extinction

    This CLE course will introduce attorneys, across the board, to the transformative effects of Artificial Intelligence (AI) within the legal industry. It begins with a clear-cut breakdown of AI and Machine Learning (ML), and their practical applications in law. Then, with focus on how to harness the power of AI for legal tasks using tools like Generative Pre-trained Transformers (GPT), participants will learn straightforward techniques to improve research and document drafting with AI assistance... More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • Unusually Important Federal Tax Cases: What Attorneys Need to Know

    This CLE program covers six federal taxation cases of recent vintage that are important for tax attorneys to commit to memory. Business law attorneys, who often find themselves in federal taxation deep water, can benefit from this Program because they will gain appreciation of the way federal tax law may change through court opinions in contrast to Congressional legislation and Department of Treasury tax regulation writing. The cases together cover following taxation topics: Valuati... More Info

    $100
    2General 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
  • Corporate Transparency Act: Critical Terms and Concepts

    The Corporate Transparency Act went into effect January 1, 2024, under which the beneficial owners of almost every entity will need to be reported to FinCEN unless a specific statutory exception applies. Existing entities will have one year to comply, while newly formed entities will have only 90 days to register. This presentation is intended as an introduction to the CTA, which will impact the practice of almost every attorney who forms, operates, transfers, or otherwise works with... More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • 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
  • Tax Consequences of Retiring or Selling Your Law Practice

    This CLE session will concentrate on the tax consequences of retiring or leaving your law firm or other professional partnership including LLCs and PLLCs. A recent Tax Court decision provides guidance and highlights tax traps to avoid. We will analyze practice goodwill and client based intangible assets and how they are treated under various methods. The special partnership provisions applicable to sales and redemptions will be contrasted. More Info

    $75
    1.5General Credits
  • Safeguarding Your Business & Investment Clients with Proactive Asset Protection & Estate Planning

    An effective Asset Protection & Estate Planning Program for Business & Investment Clients should address family and legacy considerations, complete asset protection and tax optimization simultaneously. In addition, it should be easy to use, capable of expanding through time to embrace growth in your clients’ business and investment portfolios, and it should be capable of being examined in the sunlight without legal concerns. And finally, it should be fully integrated so that all of y... More Info

    $100
    2General Credits
  • Intellectual Warfare: An In-House Counsel's Guide to Bringing and Defending Against Intellectual Property Lawsuits

    In this CLE presentation, the Instructor will discuss strategies for identifying valuable intellectual property within one’s organization and how to effectively use that IP for the organization’s business goals. The Instructor will cover the types of IP that exist, the approximate costs in obtaining/maintaining each type of IP, cost analyses associated with IP acquisition, licensing, negotiation strategies, enforcement considerations, and defensive maneuvers when confronted with other... More Info

    $75
    1.5General Credits
  • Commercial Pace, The New Kid On The Block: The Legal Framework For A New Form Of Commercial Real Estate Financing

    Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy Financing (C-PACE) is one of the newest financial tools for property owners and developers in the country. Offering lower interest and longer terms with a super-priority lien, it behaves like a muni bond but can be put into a capital stack. Find out the legal ins and outs of how this is enabled, its legal structure and status, and how you can put it to work for your clients, whether they be private owners, developers, banks, or local governmen... More Info

    $50
    1General Credit

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