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LEARN STRATEGIES TO PREVENT THE MOST DANGEROUS AND DIFFICULT EMPLOYMENT LAW COMPLIANCE PROBLEMS

  • Help your clients design and implement procedures to prevent ADA and FMLA issues
  • Understand exempt/non-exempt/independent contractor classification requirements and risks
  • Understand overtime and “off the clock” issues
  • Learn how to minimize employment compliance risks through documentation strategies

 

PROTECTING YOUR CLIENT’S “SECRET SAUCE”

  • What every lawyer needs to know, and advise their clients, about hacking and cybersecurity
  • Computer and technical strategies to protect customer lists, manufacturing processes, business plans and other proprietary information, from disclosure by employees and other insiders

 

EXPLORE HOW YOUR CLIENT CAN MINIMIZE COMMERCIAL LITIGATION RISKS

  • Understand key contracting strategies for both sellers and buyers of goods and services, such as: 
    • Contract drafting and structure strategies
    • Liability and damage limitations
    • Breach of contract and collection issues
    • Litigation versus arbitration/mediation
  • Winning the “he said/she said” battles
  • Minimizing email risks

 

SUCCESSION PLANNING CONSIDERATIONS 

  • How listening to your client can help you to devise an optimal succession plan
  • Overview of legal, business and tax considerations
  • How family dynamics can impact the development and implementation of succession plans 

 



Course Planners: William E. Lestitian, CPA, Esq., Michael G. Trachtman, Esq.

 

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  • Course Book (2017-9565) — $69
  • Podcast with credit — $249
  • Podcast no credit — FREE
  • On-demand video with credit — $249
  • On-demand video no credit — FREE

If you are ordering course materials separately, please allow two weeks after the program for shipment, and include $8.00 shipping and handling & 6% Pa. sales tax on all orders. Please allow 4 to 6 weeks for availability of podcasts and on-demand video.

 

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9565V

Formats Available: Video Replay
Original Product Date: June 28, 2017
On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

Approved Credit:
  • PA CLE: 4.00 hours Substantive Credits

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    Collapse CANCELLED 20th Annual Federal Securities Law Forum (Emporium)

     

    PBI is pleased to announce the 20th Annual Federal Securities Law Forum

     

    Scrutinize what’s new in federal securities law

    Don’t miss this opportunity to hear from experienced practitioners and U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission officials as they focus on the state of the law and proposed developments in the constantly changing federal securities arena.

     


     

    Course Planners: Justin W. Chairman, Esq., Jay A. Dubow, Esq., Gerald J. Guarcini, Esq., Richard A. Levan, Esq.

     

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    • Course Book (2017-9658) — $69
    • Podcast with credit — $349
    • Podcast no credit — FREE
    • On-demand video with credit — $349
    • On-demand video no credit — FREE

    If you are ordering course materials separately, please allow two weeks after the program for shipment, and include $8.00 shipping and handling & 6% Pa. sales tax on all orders. Please allow 4 to 6 weeks for availability of podcasts and on-demand video.

     

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    9658

    Original Product Date: May 31, 2017
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • PA CLE: 5.00 hours Substantive Credits, 1 hour Ethics Credits

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    Collapse How to Close an Estate: Court Accountings and Family Agreements (Emporium)

    Learn the Basics about How to Close an Estate in Pennsylvania

    PBI’s seasoned practitioners will teach you essential procedures for closing an estate in this basic-to-intermediate level program. Understand the advantages and disadvantages to the methods used to close an estate, and gain the practical advice you won’t find reading the Probate, Estates and Fiduciaries Code, or the Orphans’ Court Rules. 

     

    Examine Each Step of a Formal Court Accounting and the Audit Process

    • Learn the statutory requirements for filing an account
    • Understand the nuances involved in providing proper notice to an accounting
    • Know what forms to use and when
    • Understand how to handle objections to the accounting, and walk through the audit process

     

    Get the Nitty Gritty on Family Settlement Agreements and Receipts and Releases

    • Understand what elements are required in a family settlement agreement
    • Avoid common mistakes when drafting a family settlement agreement
    • Review sample agreements and discuss enforceability issues

     

    Explore How the Recent Changes to the Orphans’ Court Rules Will Impact Closing an Estate

    On September 1, 2016, various changes to Pennsylvania’s Orphans’ Court Rules take effect.  Faculty will highlight these relevant changes for you, particularly as they relate to the filing and auditing of accounts.

     


     

    Course Planners: William R. Blumer, Esq., Thomas A. Boulden, Esq., Thomas J. Dempsey, Esq.

     

    Course Materials

    • Course Book (2016-9029) — $49
    • Audio CD (ACD-9029) — $39
    • Audio CD & Book Set (ACDS-9029) — $79
    To order course materials, please call PBI`s Customer Service Department at 1-800-247-4724.
     
    If you are ordering course materials separately, please allow two weeks after the program for the shipment of books and 4 to 6 weeks for shipment of the CDs and book/CD sets. Include $8.00 shipping and handling & 6% Pa. Sales tax on all orders.
     

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    9029

    Formats Available: Video Replay
    Original Product Date: December 07, 2016
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • PA CLE: 3.00 hours Substantive Credits

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    Find out how the Internet affects business and legal issues

    Get the practical information you crave on the effect of the Web on business and legal issues. For 20 years, this annual course has provided updates of hot topics in Internet law such as changes to IP protection and issues raised by social media. As part of the anniversary celebration, this year will include discussions of both the history of the Internet and its future direction including the impact of the Internet of Things (IOT) and block chain technologies.

     

    Gain legal updates on a variety of Internet topics

    • Privacy
    • Copyrights, Trademarks & Patents
    • Security
    • Cloud Computing and E-Contracting
    • Social Media and First Amendment

     

    Hear what your colleagues are saying

    • Great information; lots of information.
    • This is one of the best CLEs I have attended!
    • A great update on the current issues and resolutions. 

     

    Course Planners: Peter M. Watt-Morse, Esq., Frederic M. Wilf, Esq.

     

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    • Course Book (2017-9566) — $69
    • Podcast with credit — $279
    • Podcast no credit — FREE
    • On-demand video with credit — $279
    • On-demand video no credit — FREE

    If you are ordering course materials separately, please allow two weeks after the program for shipment, and include $8.00 shipping and handling & 6% Pa. sales tax on all orders. Please allow 4 to 6 weeks for availability of podcasts and on-demand video.

     

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    9566

    Formats Available: Video Replay
    Original Product Date: June 06, 2017
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • PA CLE: 6.00 hours Substantive Credits

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    Collapse Piercing the Corporate Veil (Emporium)

    Get the basics

    • What is “veil piercing” and how can it be used to recover damages?
    • How do you set up and operate a business space to avoid piercing of the veil?
    • How can an expert assist in evaluating whether the veil should be pierced?
    • How do Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware law differ?

     

    Identify the steps and procedures to be followed:

    • The equitable doctrine and its use as a claim for alter ego liability
    • Identify and use doctrines like reverse piercing, substantive consolidation, fraudulent conveyances, etc., to establish personal jurisdiction over foreign affiliates 
    • Avoid the application of this exception to the general rule – that shareholders are not liable for the debts of the corporation 

     

    Course Planners: Elizabeth S. Fenton, Esq., Eddie L. Edwards, Esq.

     

     


     

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    • Course Book (2017-9841) — $69
    • Podcast with credit — $249
    • Podcast no credit — FREE
    • On-demand video with credit — $249
    • On-demand video no credit — FREE

    If you are ordering course materials separately, please allow two weeks after the program for shipment, and include $8.00 shipping and handling & 6% Pa. sales tax on all orders. Please allow 4 to 6 weeks for availability of podcasts and on-demand video.

     

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    Formats Available: Video Replay
    Original Product Date: June 13, 2017
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • PA CLE: 3.00 hours Substantive Credits

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    The education landscape is changing rapidly in Pennsylvania and across the nation — from the federal Every Student Succeeds Act to Pennsylvania’s new truancy laws to the new administration’s focus on privatization and choice. Learn about new laws, case law developments, what’s on the horizon, and ways that school districts, parents and advocates can work together to improve educational opportunities for all students.

     

      • Introduction/Overview
      • New Laws You Need to Know
        New requirements under the federal Every Student Succeeds Act and effective implementation of Pennsylvania’s new Truancy Law
      • School Funding & the Privatization Movement
        Recent developments regarding basic and special education funding in Pennsylvania, what’s on the horizon, the growth of EITC initiatives and the privatization movement
      • Protecting Our Children From Bullying & Discrimination and Improving School Climate
        Overview of federal and state laws protecting children from bullying, discrimination and harassment, outline the obligations of school districts, and discuss ways to engage parents and support students to stay in school
      • Special Student Populations: Case Law & Legal Updates
        Recent case law and statutory developments regarding the rights of English language learners, children with disabilities, and youth in the juvenile justice system
      • Q&A

     

    Course Planner: Maura McInerney, Esq.

     

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    • Course Book (2017-9633) — $69
    • Podcast with credit — $249
    • Podcast no credit — FREE
    • On-demand video with credit — $249
    • On-demand video no credit — FREE

    If you are ordering course materials separately, please allow two weeks after the program for shipment, and include $8.00 shipping and handling & 6% Pa. sales tax on all orders. Please allow 4 to 6 weeks for availability of podcasts and on-demand video.

     

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    9633

    Formats Available: Video Replay
    Original Product Date: May 30, 2017
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • PA CLE: 4.00 hours Substantive Credits

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    Collapse Sentencing in Pennsylvania State Courts (Emporium)

    This course qualifies for Capital Case Credits.

    Special Tuition Available

    $90 - Public Defenders and District Attorneys

    To register, please call customer service at 1-800-932-4637

     


     

    Ensure Your Familiarity With PA's Sentencing Guidelines

    • Learn the effects of the most recent guideline changes and what is yet to come
    • Get a quick refresher on the fundamentals
    • Get an update on risk assessment, and up and coming legislation that could impact your client

     

    Are Mandatories Making a Return?

    Delve into the latest legislative efforts on this topic and discuss the implications for sex and drug cases

     

    Keep Informed about the Latest DUI Sentencing

    • The aftermath of Birchfield
    • Analyzing the look back period
    • Collateral Consequences
    • Treatment Requirements

     

    How Diversionary and other Programs Can Benefit your Client

    • Know what to consider before choosing an alternative to incarceration for your client
    • Compare specialty court programs and their requirements
    • Take a closer look at Intermediate Punishment, Re-entry programs

     

    Course Planners: The Hon. Richard K. Renn, Mark H. Bergstrom, James A. Funt, Esq., Thomas J. Innes, III, Esq., Deborah Jugan, Esq.

     

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    • Course Book (2017-9561) — $69
    • Podcast with credit — $179
    • Podcast no credit — FREE
    • On-demand video with credit — $179
    • On-demand video no credit — FREE

    If you are ordering course materials separately, please allow two weeks after the program for shipment, and include $8.00 shipping and handling & 6% Pa. sales tax on all orders. Please allow 4 to 6 weeks for availability of podcasts and on-demand video.

     

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    9561V

    Formats Available: Video Replay
    Original Product Date: June 21, 2017
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • PA CLE: 4.00 hours Substantive Credits

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    Practical, Real-World Lessons

    Through the use of hypotheticals demonstrating “real-life” scenarios, learn how common Fourth Amendment issues are handled in an engaging and practical format.

     

    Varied Perspectives on the Fourth Amendment

    Listen as the prosecution, defense counsel and judges provide their perspectives on Fourth Amendment suppression issues and strategies, and approaches to litigation.

     

    David Rudovsky’s Update

    Receive a copy of David Rudovsky’s book: Arrest, Search and Seizure in Pennsylvania with your tuition and analyze recent legal developments as David delivers his ever-popular Fourth Amendment update.

     

    Ethics information has been integrated throughout this program. To receive ethics credit, you must attend the entire course.
     


     

    Course Planners: Paul Messing, Esq., David Rudovsky, Esq.

     

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    • Course Book (2017-9653) — $79
    • Podcast with credit — $249
    • Podcast no credit — FREE
    • On-demand video with credit — $249
    • On-demand video no credit — FREE

    If you are ordering course materials separately, please allow two weeks after the program for shipment, and include $8.00 shipping and handling & 6% Pa. sales tax on all orders. Please allow 4 to 6 weeks for availability of podcasts and on-demand video.

     

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    9723V

    Formats Available: Video Replay
    Original Product Date: June 20, 2017
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • PA CLE: 3.00 hours Substantive Credits, 1 hour Ethics Credits

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    Celebrate Sunshine Week in 2017 with PBI

    Ensuring access to open meetings is a key function of government. As part of PBI’s Making Good Government Better series, our program on the PA Sunshine Act offers an in-depth look at the requirements of the law, how those requirements have been interpreted by the courts, and what the best practices are for agencies subject to the Act’s mandate. Whether you are a solicitor to an agency, or an official responsible for implementing an agency's public meetings, this is a program you will not want to miss.

     

    Learn the Nuts and Bolts of the PA Sunshine Act

    • Understand the basic components of the Act, including key terms, what the Act covers, its procedural requirements, as well as what penalties could be imposed for noncompliance
    • Learn how to hold a proper Executive Session and what is and is not appropriate for discussion during that session
    • Know what corrective action an agency should take when the Sunshine Act is violated and what remedies are available to the public
    • Discuss the intersection of Pennsylvania’s Right to Know Law and the Sunshine Act

     

    Avoid Common Agency Pitfalls and Hear about Agency Best Practices

    • Discuss issues commonly presented to agencies related to public comments, handling objections during the meeting, and use of recording devices, among others
    • Pick up sample forms, including those concerning meeting notices and agendas, used by agencies from around the Commonwealth
    • Identify tips for maintaining a good relationship with the public and communicating efficiently and effectively with them


     

    Course Planners: Erik Arneson, Paula Knudsen Burke, Esq., Scott E. Coburn, Esq., Teri L. Henning, Esq., Terry L. Mutchler, Esq.

     

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    • Course Book (2017-9411A) — $49
    • Podcast with credit — $249
    • Podcast no credit — FREE
    • On-demand video with credit — $249
    • On-demand video no credit — FREE

    If you are ordering course materials separately, please allow two weeks after the program for shipment, and include $8.00 shipping and handling & 6% Pa. sales tax on all orders. Please allow 4 to 6 weeks for availability of podcasts and on-demand video.

     

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    9411

    Formats Available: Video Replay
    Original Product Date: June 14, 2017
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • PA CLE: 3.00 hours Substantive Credits

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