COVID Continues to Impact the Real Estate Market in Unpredictable Ways

The impact of COVID-19 continues to be a factor in real estate transactions including leasing, financing and purchases and sales. In the summer of 2021 many in the real estate industry were predicting a return to pre-COVID-19 market conditions but the emergence of Omicron disrupted that notion. This course will explore Lexis resources and Practical …

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COVID Continue to Impact the Real Estate Market in Unpredictable Ways

The impact of COVID-19 continues to be a factor in real estate transactions including leasing, financing and purchases and sales. In the summer of 2021 many in the real estate industry were predicting a return to pre-COVID-19 market conditions but the emergence of Omicron disrupted that notion. This course will explore Lexis resources and Practical …

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Trends to Watch in Antitrust Law

Staying current with the latest developments in antitrust law in an evolving regulatory and political climate can be a challenging task. This course will provide an update on several key judicial and regulatory actions to monitor this year and also survey a range of effective methods to stay up to date in

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Addressing America’s Healthcare Worker Shortage

The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed critical vulnerabilities across American society. Among the hardest hit industries has been the U.S. healthcare system, which was already hemorrhaging workers in all areas of practice for years prior to the pandemic. Nearly 20 percent of America’s health care workers have left the field during the crisis, and even more say they …

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Employment Law: Navigating the Cannabis Legalization Minefield

As nearly every state has legalized or decriminalized cannabis in some form, possession and cultivation of marijuana remains illegal under federal law. Employers are faced with many difficult questions relating to employee use of cannabis products. This course will discuss the impact of cannabis legalization on screening and hiring employees, enacting drug-free workplace policies, and …

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When Deadlock Breaks: Anticipating what lies ahead with a full roster at the Khan FTC

With Alvaro Bedoya now sworn into the Federal Trade Commission, restoring its 3-2 Democratic majority, many foresee a rapid return to business - and potentially, a reboot of items on Chair Khan’s aggressive and transformative agenda held in abeyance during the even split of the commission, which requires a majority vote for any new action. …

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The Trademark Modernization Act has been enacted- Now What?

The Trademark Modernization Act, which went into effect at the end of December 2021, is “the biggest trademark law that has been enacted since the Lanham Act itself nearly three-quarters of a century ago," said a former acting director of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Understanding and preparing for the newly enacted provisions of …

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Biometrics: Litigation, Legislative, and Regulatory Trends in 2022

The biometric privacy legal scenescape is fast evolving, with private litigation raging under the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act, which has seen more than 1,500 cases filed to date; the Federal Trade Commission and state regulators increasingly overseeing uses of biometric data; and new and pending laws governing biometrics. The latest Emerging Issues webinar will feature …

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Trends to Watch in Energy Law

Staying ahead of key developments across the broad and rapidly evolving legal, regulatory, and political landscape of U.S. energy law can be a challenging task. This 60-minute seminar will provide discuss the basics of the energy law practice and give an update on several significant legislative, regulatory, and judicial actions and demonstrate effective methods to …

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Real Estate Joint Ventures

Real Estate Joint Ventures are a common strategy for various parties to combine resources and expertise to purchase and develop or operate real estate assets. There are several components of a joint venture agreement which are oftentimes heavily negotiated. Real estate joint ventures can raise a number of issues regarding things like capital contributions, the …

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