Upcoming Programs

M&A Activity in 2018: What Are We Seeing and Why?
  • Webinar
  •  Jul 25 '18, 12:30 EDT
  •  1.2 CPE, 1.0 General COA, 1.0 CLE

Heading into 2018, there was a high level of uncertainty regarding the impact of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act on M&A transaction activity. Additionally, market changes, economic conditions and global political issues have further affected deal activity.  As the first half concludes, where is the M&A market today? What does the going forward landscape looking like?    This 60-minute complimentary webinar will offer a mid-year review of the U.S. merger and acquisition landscape and some of the factors influencing the marketplace.

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Compliance Matters: How New Laws Are Affecting Your Bottom Line
  • Webinar
  •  Jul 25 '18, 13:00 EDT
  •  1.0 HRCI, 1.2 CPE, 1.0 General COA, 1.0 SHRM, 1.0 RCH

There’s no room for error with compliance – and that has never been more true than in the current political and economic environment.  Due to a lack of federal guidance, many state legislatures have taken it upon themselves to enact state laws to support labor initiatives that range from new paid sick and parental leave rules to new state payroll taxes and predictive scheduling changes and beyond The downside for businesses is that complying with these new laws means they must incorporate new rules into their processes to ensure each mandate is accurately reflected in employee paychecks and is trackable in the case of an audit. Additionally, companies may incur reputational harm and public image issues that can arise from non-compliance and impact their ability to attract and retain quality talent.

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Discovery Challenges Posed by Collaborative Work Environments
  • Webinar
  •  Jul 26 '18, 13:00 EDT
  •  1.0 CLE, 1.0 General COA

Technology has brought enormous change to today’s corporation. Cloud-computing, collaborative communication platforms, and organizational applications are just a few of the technologies creating collaborative work environments.

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Ransomware Attacks in Healthcare: Preparing and Protecting Your Organization
  • Webinar
  •  Jul 31 '18, 13:00 EDT
  •  1.5 General COA, 1.5 CLE

Cybercrime Magazine predicts that global ransomware attacks will reach $11.5 billion in 2019.  According to Forbes Technology, ransomware attacks will hit a business every 14 seconds by next year—with a new report revealing that 45% of ransomware attacks are in the healthcare sector.1   Ransomware attacks are not only becoming increasingly frequent but also significantly more sophisticated and easier to execute.  They are now fully automated, with ransomware toolkits sold on the dark web.  In addition, they are often integrated with other exploits to maximize the damage to your network and brand.

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How Tech Companies Can Implement Antitrust Compliance Processes
  • Webinar
  •  Aug 2 '18, 13:00 EDT
  •  1.0 CLE, 1.0 General COA

The technology industry has come under increased scrutiny from regulatory agencies, including rising antitrust investigations by the Department of Justice and Federal Trade Commission. As legal counsel prepare these clients to respond to production demands and for potential litigation in anticipation of information the government will require, negotiating the search process and managing custodians and time periods is critical.

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What You Should Know About Cryptocurrency and Tax Issues
  • Webinar
  •  Aug 6 '18, 13:00 EDT
  •  1.0 CLE, 1.2 CPE, 1.0 General COA

Join us for a look at the current tax and regulatory landscape of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. You'll get a user-friendly overview of the history and underlying technology behind Bitcoin, insights on emerging trends and unresolved issues, and the impact on tax compliance and enforcement.
 

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Harnessing AI for Intellectual Property and Patent Practices
  • Webinar
  •  Aug 15 '18, 13:00 EDT
  •  1.0 CLE; General COA

Artificial intelligence is increasingly used to solve highly complex, data-heavy challenges. AI could have a profound effect on intellectual property legal practices, whether in-house or supported by outside counsel, especially considering the annual global growth in patent filings. 

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Keeping Up with Artificial Intelligence in the Legal Industry: Key Risks & Opportunities
  • Webinar
  •  Aug 21 '18, 13:00 EDT
  •  1.0 CLE

The use of artificial intelligence in the legal industry is increasing at a rapid pace as it can be used to create efficiencies and streamline processes.  However, in order to use this technology effectively, practitioners must understand where artificial intelligence can be helpful in their legal work, as well as understand risks that may arise and how to mitigate them. 

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Advanced Planning Presents: Optimizing Buy-Sell Planning with the "Life Insurance LLC"
  • Webinar
  •  Aug 23 '18, 13:00 EDT
  •  1.2 CPE, 1.0 General COA, 1.0 CLE, 1.0 CFP

Your clients own a business, and they want a buy-sell arrangement funded with life insurance that combines the best attributes of a cross-purchase and an entity-purchase.  Their wish list is long: 
 

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Combining Contract Intelligence with Information Governance to Find Value in Your Data
  • Webinar
  •  Aug 28 '18, 13:00 EDT
  •  1.0 General COA, 1.0 CLE

How can you use Data Governance to add value to the organization? Information Governance and Contract Intelligence offer multiple ways to not only reduce risk, but gain efficiencies. IG programs have largely gone from catch-all, ‘boil the ocean’ pursuits to a series of concrete, practical actions an organization can take to reduce data volumes, become more efficient and protect data ‘crown jewels’.

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Millennials and the Future of the Global Workplace
  • Webinar
  •  Sep 6 '18, 11:00 EDT
  •  1.0 HRCI, 1.0 HRCI Global, 1.0 SHRM, 1.0 General COA

Millennial workers make up an increasingly large share of the global workforce, and attracting and retaining them has never been more important. Despite this, many multinationals have been slow to adapt to the generation’s expectations and values.

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2018 Research and Development Tax Credit Symposium
  • On-site Event
  •  Sep 12 '18, 08:00 EDT
  •  Earn Up to 8.0 CPE or CLE Credits

Join us for the Research and Development Tax Credit Symposium which focuses on the latest developments impacting the research and development tax credit under IRC section 41 and best practices for claiming and documenting the research credit and defending research credit claims on audit.

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LPO 2.0: Are You Getting the Most Out of Your Legal Process Outsourcing?
  • Webinar
  •  Sep 12 '18, 13:00 EDT
  •  1.0 CLE, 1.0 General COA

Your company demands cost reduction, efficiency, and accountability, but assessing the outcome of your efforts requires careful planning. Join Bloomberg Law for a 60-minute complimentary webinar that provides tactics and ideas for establishing metrics around legal process outsourcing. 

LPO metrics offer benchmarking for effective management of legal projects, and provide data that can inform outside law firm retention and alternative billing models.

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Corporate Compliance Complexities 2018: Key Challenges in Varying Jurisdictions
  • Webinar
  •  Sep 12 '18, 13:00 EDT
  •  1.0 CLE; COA

Corporate compliance is getting more and more complex every day.  Global regulations as well as local regulations are increasing as is the push for transparency. International businesses are facing a struggle when it comes to understanding this new landscape. 

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De-Mystifying DTC for Restructuring Professionals
  • Webinar
  •  Sep 13 '18, 13:00 EDT
  •  1.0 General COA, 1.0 CLE

Companies considering or facing a possible corporate restructuring, and their counsel, should understand the realities of The Depository Trust Company, the U.S. securities depository that holds all securities in “Street” name, and related process considerations.
 

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Latest On-Demand Programs

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  • On-demand
  •  1.2 CPE, 1.0 CLE

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The Data-Driven Human Resources Department: Strategies for Business Success
  • On-demand
  •  1.0 General COA, 1.0 HRCI, 1.0 SHRM

The importance of big data and people analytics is top of mind for business leaders searching for new ways to retain top talent and enable higher levels of people productivity in increasingly competitive markets. Yet, all but the most advanced organizations lack the tools and skillsets needed to thoughtfully source and analyze their own people data. To unleash the power of people analytics, leaders must understand how to effectively generate and apply these new insights in the context of their own organization.

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Understanding the Latest Trends in Legal Marketing and Business Development
  • On-demand

Explore the results of an expert survey on legal marketing trends.

Join us for a webinar that takes a deep dive into the findings of a joint research study, Where Are We Now? Revealing the Latest Trends in Legal Marketing and Business Development, released by Bloomberg Law® and the Legal Marketing Association. 
 

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Talent Risk: Ensure Management Understands Today’s Workforce
  • On-demand
  •  1.0 General COA, 1.0 HRCI, 1.0 SHRM

According to a recent survey published by Conference Board in 2018, failure to attract and retain talent is the top concern for CEOs today. With unemployment rates reaching historic lows, HR leaders must ensure the company’s managers are not putting employee retention at risk. Employee engagement is has proven success in helping companies retaining key employees.

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2018 Chemical Policy Summit Series Part III: TSCA at 2: An Update on Implementation and Hot Topics
  • On-demand
  •  1.0 General COA, 1.0 CLE

This is Part 3 of the 5-part 2018 Chemical Policy Summit Series.  To learn more about the series, please click here.

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Third Party Authorizations
  • On-demand
  •  1.0 General COA, 1.0 RCH

There are a number of situations when a business might authorize someone else to interact with the Internal Revenue Service for tax matters. The extent of a third-party authorization can range from allowing an employee to discuss confidential tax information with IRS officials to granting an agent the right to act on behalf of the business. There are various methods that may be used in granting a third party the authority to assist in tax operations or to help resolve a tax issue.

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Unclaimed Property Obligations: State Reforms, Common Audit Challenges and Best Practices
  • On-demand
  •  1.2 CPE, 1.0 General COA

This new practical webinar arms companies with insight on compliance obligation changes arising from state legislation, proactive compliance strategies, and consequences of noncompliance.

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Telehealth on the OIG Radar and Legislative Docket
  • On-demand
  •  General COA, 1.0 CLE

This webinar will provide background on coverage and reimbursement policy for telehealth in Medicare, Medicaid, and commercial payers.  Our discussion of Medicare coverage and reimbursement will focus on the OIG's Report which found almost $3.7M of improper Medicare payment for telehealth services. 

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Learning from the 2018 Survey of State Tax Departments - Part 2
  • On-demand
  •  1.0 General COA, 1.0 CLE

For the 18th consecutive year, Bloomberg Tax has sought to clarify each state's position on nexus by sending their annual Survey of State Tax Departments to senior state tax department officials in the District of Columbia, New York City, and the 45 states that impose a sales tax. In addition to nexus, the questionnaire asked officials about their state's tax sourcing rules, taxation of sharing economy transactions, refund claims, and qui tam and class action lawsuits. Nearly every state participated in this year’s survey.

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Talent Risk: Engage Your Employees in a Mobile and Digital Workforce
  • On-demand
  •  1.0 General COA, 1.0 HRCI, 1.0 SHRM

Increasingly employers face a workforce that demands flexibility of mobility, nontraditional work spaces, and engagement in a way that meets their mode of communication. Talent retention, development and growth requires a new way of engagement – a challenge only a few human resources teams are meeting effectively.
 

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How Harvey Weinstein, Matt Lauer, and Al Franken Might Impact Your Jury: Sexual Harassment in the #MeToo Era
  • On-demand
  •  1.0 General COA, 1.0 CLE

Over the past year, sex harassment in the workplace has gone from something that was rarely discussed to a subject that often leads the nightly news. In the wake of the Weinstein and countless other scandals, workplace sex harassment is now top of mind for many Americans, which means that jurors’ attitudes have changed as well. You might be surprised at the landscape in the current era.

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Learning from the 2018 Survey of State Tax Departments - Part 1
  • On-demand
  •  1.5 COA; 1.5 CLE; 1.5 CPE

For the 18th consecutive year, Bloomberg Tax has sought to clarify each state's position on nexus by sending their annual Survey of State Tax Departments to senior state tax department officials in the District of Columbia, New York City, and the 46 states that impose a corporate income tax. In addition to nexus, the questionnaire asked officials about their state's tax sourcing rules, treatment of pass-through entities and intangible holding companies, and requirements for reporting federal changes. Nearly every state participated in this year’s survey.

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