Piercing the Corporate Veil: Prevention & Litigation

This course will provide an overview of the law governing shareholder liability for corporate debt in key jurisdictions (customizable on request). It will compare the several common articulations for veil piercing analysis employed by jurisdictions across the country, and discuss a number of variations on the general theme—including reverse veil-piercing, horizontal veil-piercing, the difference in …

Research Skills for IP Litigation

This program discusses the unique requirements, procedures, and challenges encountered in complex IP litigation and the research tools available at each phase of litigation. Resources for pre-suit diligence, complying with court rules, drafting briefs, pleadings and motions, researching expert witnesses, calculating damages, and incorporating analytics into your litigation strategy will be discussed. Learning Objectives: I. …

The Path Forward with Energy Policy

The COVID-19 pandemic shook the energy marketplace like few events before.  Domestic and international air travel ceased and even vehicular traffic declined precipitously.  All of this dramatically effected the energy market.  Prices fell as demand dried up, and supply ultimately had to be curtailed.  At one point, the spot price for oil dipped into negative …

Topic of Interest: Non-Compete Agreements: Here Today…Gone Tomorrow?

On July 9, 2021, President Biden signed an executive order that seeks to ban or limit non-compete agreements. Companies and businesses rely on non-compete agreements to help protect their trade secrets and legitimate business interests. Yet, since 2016, many states have passed or proposed laws restricting or banning the use of non-compete agreements, particularly for …

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Navigating the Web of Data Privacy Compliance

The data privacy landscape continues to evolve at a breakneck speed with the frequent passage of new laws and legislation constantly on the horizon. This course will review key data privacy laws, pending legislation, and common elements in the laws and how they vary in the laws discussed. You will learn how to track developments …

Commercial Leasing in the Wake of COVID-19

COVID-19 has and continues to disrupt the commercial real estate landscape. The debate continues regarding commercial leases and frustration of purpose and impossibility of performance in the wake of COVID-19. “With the disruption has come considerable discussion and litigation over force majeure clauses and certain common law defenses, such as impossibility of performance and commercial …

Current Trends in Insurance Law

Staying ahead of key developments across the broad and rapidly evolving insurance landscape can be a challenging task. This 60-minute seminar will provide an update significant judicial actions to monitor this year and demonstrate effective methods to stay up to date as events and issues unfold. Learning objectives: After completing this course, you will be …