Substantive

Substantive credit refers to all categories of public and private law, including but not limited to the law of contracts, real property, torts, and criminal law.

A high-level overview of the cannabis legal and regulatory framework in the United States examining some of the many practical and technical considerations, risks, and questions to be carefully considered when advising and transacting with cannabis licensees and establishing new cannabis operations. 

This webinar is open to all levels of experience. The content and perspectives discussed should have something for everyone, from beginners new to cannabis and veterans of the industry.

Learning Objectives: 

Wednesday, November 11, 2020 - 1:00pm

The coronavirus pandemic has greatly affected the way and manner, in which disputes are being deliberated. Mediation, a popular alternative dispute resolution process, has largely transitioned from an in-person office setting to remote Zoom videoconferences and teleconferences to ensure that recommended social distancing guidelines are being followed. Remote mediations, if properly understood, can provide an effective mechanism for potentially resolving your clients’ claims and disputes. As such, it is important for legal professionals to learn what is involved in these remote mediation pro

The Basics of International corporate law will teach you the differences between Common Law jurisdictions and Civil law, and the jurisdictions which are Common or Civil law. Furthermore, it will discuss how they affect corporate services. This on-demand webinar will also provide an overview of the concept of registered agent in common law jurisdictions and civil jurisdictions and how they differ.

Specific service offerings will be discussed, as it will help you understand what is available outside of the United States. 

Lions, Tigers, and Bears...Oh My! - NO! Condo Investors, Co-Op Boards, Shareholders, Landlords, and Tenants - How new landlord-tenant laws are affecting all sides 

Friday, March 20, 2020 - 2:00pm

In this webinar, we will discuss the following:

  • The types of claims that are not discharged or that may be alleged that can deter discharge of individual debts
  • The litigation process in bankruptcy once an adversary proceeding has been filed
  • Adversary proceedings
  • The ability to not get rid of certain debts and the actions individual creditors may pursue to have their claim against debtors be deemed non-dischargeable
  • Results of adversary proceedings and what they may mean post- litigation and bankruptcy

This presentation is designed for paralegals, attorneys, or legal professionals to gain a general level of Legal Project Management. It will address the history and background of the LPM movement, the benefits of an LPM program, the components of an LPM initiative, and what qualities may make a successful Legal Project Manager.

Recent employment laws have made many employers aware of needed changes to ensure compliance. This on-demand webinar will present the most significant developments in employment laws that are challenging to legal teams and their clients. Specific topics in this course will cover wage and hour claims, employment litigation trends, various forms of discrimination, and its ramifications and legal remedies. Additionally, this on-demand webinar will cover the importance of knowing the protected classes in your state.

Since 1980, there have been over 2,500 documented wrongful convictions. This on-demand webinar will cover the main factors that lead to a wrongful conviction, including studies that support these conclusions. The presenter will use specific cases that highlight some of these issues, and will explore the efforts currently being pushed to minimize future wrongful convictions.

Annually, more than 8 million U.S. health care personnel are potentially exposed to the risks associated with handling hazardous drugs. Since the 1970s, peer reviewed scientific literature has cited the potential adverse health effects associated with healthcare worker occupational exposure to chemotherapeutic drugs mixed and administered to cancer patients. Federal agencies, scientific agencies, professional societies, and accreditation bodies have increased awareness and provided guidelines and recommendations for safe handling of hazardous drugs.

During this on-demand webinar we explore the field of intellectual property law, and identify the basic differences between a copyright, patent, trademark, trade secret, and other suis generis forms of intellectual property. Real world examples are included to help you recognize and identify the role intellectual property plays in your daily life. We also discuss the basic criteria and processes for filing copyright, patent, and trademark applications.

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