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Collapse Accounting & Financial Statements for Divorce Lawyers (Philadelphia, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)

Reading and understanding both financial statements and tax returns provides valuable information and insight to the movement of cash flow and asset changes.

  • Learn what is meant by financial statements and why not all are created the same.
  • Find out what to ask for and why it is important in the determination of support calculations and equitable distribution.

 

We will cover both basic and complex matters involving business owners where there is an opportunity to control the flow of funds and commingle personal expenses. Moreover we will examine what trial techniques to employ if you represent the dependent or independent spouse in these matters.

 

  • 9:00 – 9:15
    • How Attorneys & Accountants Work Together
  • 9:15 – 9:45
    • The Information You Need, the Documents You Require
  • 9:45 – 10:15
    • Uncovering Information in Individual Tax Returns
  • 10:15 – 10:50
    • How to Read Financial Documents: Financial Statements of Business-Part I
  • 10:50 – 11:05
    • REFRESHMENT BREAK
  • 11:05 – 11:40
    • How to Read Financial Documents: Financial Statements of Business-Part II
  • 11:40 – 12:00
    • How to Read Financial Documents: Tax Returns of Corporations & Partnerships
  • 12:00 – 12:15
    • Forensic Nightmares

 

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



9954-hdo/scm

Formats Available: Attend In-Person, Live Webcast + Streaming, Simulcast
Original Product Date: October 23, 2017
On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

Approved Credit:
  • PA CLE: 2.00 hours Substantive Credits, 1 hour Ethics Credits

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    Collapse Copyright Considerations in Business Transactions (Philadelphia, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)

    Explore copyright issues that many attorneys encounter, knowingly or not, in everyday business transactions. Whether dealing with in-house employees, independent contractors, licensees, or competitors, issues of ownership, authorship, enforcement, and liability are best addressed early and often. This course will provide an overview of these contract-centric copyright issues using example fact scenarios. The course will also address how to assess and react to claims of infringement.

     

    Course Planners:
    Christian D. Ehret, Esq. – Pittsburgh
    Laura A. Genovese, Esq. – Philadelphia

     

    9936-ae

    Formats Available: Attend In-Person, Live Webcast + Streaming, Simulcast
    Original Product Date: November 09, 2017
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • PA CLE: 3.00 hours Substantive Credits

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    Collapse Elder Law Update (Mechanicsburg, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)

    Our faculty will fill you in on the year’s highlights. Get the latest word on decisions from the courts and regulations from the legislators or agencies on all the critical issues. You’ll also focus on undue influence and what is required by the ethics rules to protect you and your clients.

     

    Make sure you know the significant developments

    • Top 10 case decisions from the courts
    • New PA managed care for Medicaid long term services and supports
    • ABLE accounts come to PA!
    • PA’s new Caregiver, Advise, Record, Enable (CARE) Act
    • Powers of Attorney– key provisions, updating existing POAs
    • Medicare coverage for seniors
    • Accessing home and community-based services

     

    Program Sponsor: PBA Elder Law Section

     

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    Formats Available: Attend In-Person, Live Webcast + Streaming, Simulcast
    Original Product Date: November 02, 2017
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • PA CLE: 2.00 hours Substantive Credits, 1 hour Ethics Credits

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    Collapse International Business: The Trump Effect (Philadelphia, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)

    A GUIDE FOR BOTH IN-HOUSE COUNSELS AND OUTSIDE LAWYERS

    Distinguished panels of experienced international practitioners discuss how global events and political changes will impact international business. In light of the 2016 election, considerable and inevitable changes are on the horizon. The program will examine changes in Europe, the evolving relations between Russia and the US, along with expected changes in relation to business with China, India, Korea, and Japan. Don’t miss this conversation about what is sure to be one of 2017’s hottest topics.

     

    TOPICS TO BE DISCUSSED:

    International Tax Pitfalls — Mr. McKinley
    During this presentation, we’ll discuss the changing international tax landscape and impacts on U.S. taxation. Additionally, we’ll highlight the international tax aspects of U.S. tax reform and impacts on U.S. multinational enterprises.

     

    Immigration: Foreigners Need Not Apply — Mr. Pfeffer
    This presentation will address new obstacles for businesses seeking to hire foreign workers and students applying for study visas and general processing delays for approved green card applicants. Updates will be provided on recent increased consular processing background reviews and the status of the Trump travel ban for citizens of six countries.

     

    International Intellectual Property Issues — Ms. Lesser
    This presentation will provide an update on recent court decisions, and administrative decisions in the United States and how they may affect international companies who seek to protect or defend IP rights in the United States. We will also review developments in the law of particular countries and their effect or potential effect on U.S. companies overseas.

     

    International Arbitration Developments — Mr. Unkovic
    International arbitration continues to dominate dispute resolution worldwide. This presentation will provide a comprehensive overview of the basics of international arbitration and then examine recent developments which may in the future affect the enforceability of some awards.

     

    Update on China & Asia — Mr. Iwinski
    The relationships between the United States and the countries of Asia, specifically China, Japan, Taiwan and Korea are elemental in matters of economic growth and vitality as well as global political and military stability. This presentation will review the development and evolution of these relationships and how they are changing the economic and military landscape under the Trump administration.

     

    ETHICS — Face: How Saving Face Changes Everything — Mr. Unkovic
    How you communicate in international negotiations and business deals is critical for successful outcomes. This presentation, based on a recently published book, will discuss the Nine Rules of Face and explain how to avoid commonly made mistakes and ethical missteps.

     

    9749-hdo/sy

    Formats Available: Attend In-Person, Live Webcast + Streaming, Simulcast
    Original Product Date: October 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 Litigating the Insurance Bad Faith Claim (Philadelphia, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)

    Learn how to navigate the dangers of insurance bad faith claims. Take advantage of this opportunity to make sure you are up to date on the Pennsylvania statute and procedural issues.

     

    You will learn about 

    • PA statute 
    • Procedural issues 
    • Who may bring a bad faith action 
    • Who can be sued 
    • Proving bad faith violations 
    • Compensatory damages 
    • Recovery of costs 
    • Punitive damages

     

    Program Sponsor: PBA Civil Litigation Section

     

    9960-cap/bh

    Formats Available: Attend In-Person, Live Webcast + Streaming, Simulcast
    Original Product Date: December 08, 2017
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • PA CLE: 3.50 hours Substantive Credits

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    Collapse Sophisticated Issues for Family Lawyers (Mechanicsburg, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)

     

    Mark your calendar

    Join an experienced faculty of domestic practitioners for this informative and essential workshop for family lawyers!

     

    Broaden your knowledge

    Discover innovative approaches to analyzing and tackling complex problems challenging the family law attorney
    on topics such as support, equitable distribution, taxes
    and custody.

     

    Delve into advanced issues

    From complex equitable distribution to critical trial techniques and strategies, our experienced faculty will help you expand and enhance your practice of family law.

     

    • 9:00 –9:05
      • Welcome and Introduction
    • 9:05 – 10:15
      • Connecting the Dots in Business Valuation
    • 10:15 – 11:15
      • Appellate Practice
    • 11:15 – 11:30
      • Refreshment Break
    • 11:30 – 12:15
      • Navigating the New Military Pension Frozen Benefits Rule
    • 12:15 – 1:15
      • Advanced Custody Issues

     

    Course Planners: Carol A. Behers, Esq., Jennifer A. Brandt, Esq.

    10020-hdo/scm

    Formats Available: Attend In-Person, Live Webcast + Streaming, Simulcast
    Original Product Date: November 06, 2017
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • PA CLE: 4.00 hours Substantive Credits

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    Collapse Steven Stark on Writing and Speaking to Win (Philadelphia, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)

    Steven D. Stark
    http://www.starkwriting.com/

     

     

    WRITING TO WIN

    Do you know what your writings are really saying to your clients and peers? Understanding the law is one thing, but knowing how to communicate it in a meaningful way is another. Being unclear in communication can cause costly errors and disastrous effects in the cases you handle.

     

    SPEAKING TO WIN

    Be your best in the courtroom, boardroom and classroom. Whether you are called upon to give legislative testimony, a presentation to clients, or comments to the press, you'll come to understand what makes a great speaker effective, and discover how to use those techniques yourself.

     

    • 9:00 - 9:05
      • Welcome and Introduction

     

    Writing to Win

    • 9:05 - 9:45
      • The Do’s and Don’ts of Legal Prose
    • 9:45 - 10:30
      • How to Write and Edit More Efficiently
    • 10:30 - 10:45
      • Break
    • 10:45 - 11:30
      • How to Apply Storytelling to Your Writing
    • 11:30 - 12:15
      • How Studying Advertisements Can Help Your Arguments
    • 12:15 - 12:45
      • Lunch

     

    Speaking to Win

    • 12:45 - 1:30
      • The Five Key Ingredients of Oral Legal Prose
      • Conveying the Message Right as a Lawyer
      • Enhancing the Message and Getting Started
    • 1:30 - 2:15
      • Delivery, Voice and Appearance
      • Visual Aids, Humor and Dealing with Nerves
    • 2:15 - 2:30
      • Break
    • 2:30 - 3:15
      • Oral Argument before a Judge
      • Technical Talks and Presentations to Legal Audiences
      • Handling Questions
    • 3:15 - 4:00
      • Appearances on Television or Before the Press
      • What to Say When You or Your Client Is in Trouble
      • How to Deal with a Hostile or Indifferent Audience

     

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

     


    9854-cap/sat

    Formats Available: Attend In-Person, Live Webcast + Streaming, Simulcast
    Original Product Date: December 19, 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 The Year in Review for the General Practitioner 2017 (Mechanicsburg, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)

    CLE that works for you immediately.

    Current, engaging and dynamic, this program provides education that equips you with real skills and information that you can put to use at work the very next day. Each hour is designed to enhance your practice:

    • Estate Planning
    • Professional Liability
    • Family Law
    • Real Estate Law
    • Business Law: Big Changes for LLCs, LLPs, LPs and GPs
    • Drugged Driving in the Medical Marijuana Era

     

    Learn from six “power” hours—developments, trends, & projections delivered by leading practitioners

    Unique teaching teams made up of experienced and highly-respected attorneys take you through each hour, highlighting the year’s most significant developments shaping your practice.

     

    WE MAKE LEARNING EASIER.

    Finding it difficult to keep up? We know you feel daily pressure to stay on the cutting edge of your practice (and up to date on your CLE requirement.) This program is designed to keep you current and competitive (and compliant!)—without interrupting your busy schedule.

     

    • 8:30 - 8:35
      • Welcome
    • 8:35 - 9:35
      • Estate Law Update
    • 9:35 - 9:40
      • Break
    • 9:40 - 10:40
      • Professional Liability Update (Ethics)
    • 10:40 - 10:50
      • Break
    • 10:50 - 11:50
      • Family Law Update
    • 11:50 - 12:30
      • Lunch
    • 12:30 - 1:30
      • Real Estate Law Update
    • 1:30 - 1:35
      • Break
    • 1:35 - 2:35
      • Business Law: Big Changes for LLCs, LLPs, LPs and GPs
    • 2:35 - 2:45
      • Break
    • 2:45 - 3:45
      • Birchfield and Its Impact on Your Next DUI Case

     

    10031-cap/sat

    Formats Available: Attend In-Person, Live Webcast + Streaming, Simulcast
    Original Product Date: December 01, 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 Tips from the Bench: How 25 Recent Cases Influence the Way We Draft Contracts (Philadelphia, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)

    This full-day program analyzes 25 recent contract cases from Delaware Chancery, federal courts, and other jurisdictions across the country to glean practical drafting advice straight from the pens of judges who deciphered the provisions at issue. Using the original text of the litigated provision, the arguments of both parties as to the “correct” interpretation, and the ultimate judicial rendering of it, we’ll make practical recommendations on substance and style for these types of provisions:

     

    • indemnification
    • earnouts
    • drag alongs
    • limitations of liability
    • liquidated damages
    • restrictive covenants
    • browse wrap licenses
    • click wrap licenses
    • arbitration
    • assignment
    • forum selection
    • governing law
    • and much more!

     

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    9868

    Formats Available: Attend In-Person, Live Webcast + Streaming, Simulcast
    Original Product Date: December 18, 2017
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • PA CLE: 6.00 hours Substantive Credits

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    Collapse Whistleblowers: The Challenges, Risks, Rewards, and Protections (Philadelphia, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)

    Whistleblower litigation is emerging as a rapidly growing area of the law, with new developments almost on a daily basis.

     

    Explore the legal, practical and ethical issues that a whistleblower discovers illegal and otherwise illegal and improper practices in the workplace.

     

    A diverse panel of experienced practitioners will discuss:

    • Strategies for litigation under the federal False Claims Act and other similar state statutes
    • IRS and SEC programs that reward an informant based upon the amounts recovered on account of the information provided
    • Whistleblower protections against firing, discipline, or other retaliation under:
      • The Pennsylvania Whistleblower Law and other states' laws
      • Federal workplace protections, including those under the False Claims Act, the 2013 Defense Authorization Act, and other federal whistleblower protection statutes covering a wide range of industry sectors
    • The lawyer (in house counsel and otherwise) as whistleblower
    • The whistleblower's use of otherwise confidential documents
    • Negotiating settlement of whistleblower-retaliation claims

     

    Course Planner: Anthony J. Bolognese, Esq., David J. Caputo, Esq.

     


     

    Related Products

    • Course Book (2017-9958) — $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.

     

    cap/sat

    Formats Available: Attend In-Person, Live Webcast + Streaming, Simulcast
    Original Product Date: November 07, 2017
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

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

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