Upcoming Programs

Tax Planning Opportunities with Section 199A
  • Webinar
  •  Jul 10 '19, 14:00 EDT
  •  1.2 CPE, 1.0 General COA

Join us to learn more about the impact of Section 199A. We’ll go beyond the nuts-and-bolts and delve into ways you can save your clients’ money, while adding additional revenue streams to your own practice.

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Improving Litigation Workflows with Technology
  • Webinar
  •  Jul 11 '19, 13:00 EDT
  •  1.0 General COA, 1.0 CLE

In today’s fiercely competitive landscape, law firms and corporate legal departments are under tremendous pressure to deliver critical information faster and more effectively than ever before. For many legal professionals, developments in legal technology play a critical role in their ability to meet and exceed ever-expanding demands on budgets and time.

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Update on Opportunity Zones
  • Webinar
  •  Jul 16 '19, 11:30 EDT
  •  1.2 CPE, 1.0 General COA

Bloomberg Tax invites investment fund managers, financial planners, financial services providers, and their legal counsel for an important webinar to explore the tax and financial planning strategies available to investors in qualified opportunity funds and the compliance concerns of qualified opportunity zone fund managers.

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The State of Congressional Investigations—presented by Bloomberg Government and Holland & Knight
  • Webinar
  •  Jul 16 '19, 14:00 EDT

The State of Congressional Investigations—presented by Bloomberg Government and Holland & Knight

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Bringing Efficiencies to Transactional Workflows
  • Webinar
  •  Jul 17 '19, 13:00 EDT
  •  1.0 General COA, 1.0 CLE

Managing the complexities of corporate transactions can be expensive and time-consuming.  Negotiating and documenting transactions, complying with the nuances of transactions with an international component, particularly under scrutiny from the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS), and properly valuing assets remain complex issues for counsel.  This webinar will discuss the complexities that arise from these aspects of corporate transactions and the impact this has on the process.  Our speakers will outline strategies for improving transactional workflows and managing these issues effectively by using project management techniques; utilizing the right combination of legal and deal professionals; finding efficiencies in drafting, due diligence, and contract review; and identifying technologies and tools that have bottom-line impact.

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Lease Accounting Early Learnings and Best Practices
  • Webinar
  •  Jul 23 '19, 14:00 EDT
  •  1.2 CPE, 1.0 General COA

As the most significant change to lease accounting in decades, transitioning to the new lease accounting standard ASC 842 or to IFRS 16, requires users to examine closely at how they maintained and reported their existing lease information in their financial statements. This webinar will look at the specific entries and actions needed to successfully migrate to the new standards with certain adjustments required during the transition.

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Improving Efficiency & Profitability through Corporate Legal
  • Webinar
  •  Jul 24 '19, 13:00 EDT
  •  1.0 General COA, 1.0 CLE

Corporate legal departments, particularly in highly regulated industries such as financial services, face increasing pressure to keep operational costs low while contributing to business success and differentiation.  Leaders need to examine their value chains to understand what they are doing efficiently and leveraging those efficiencies to demonstrate value to their internal stakeholders and external consumers.  In-house leaders must look to how they operate as a business within their organization and rely on a variety of emerging technology tools, from automation to artificial intelligence, to be more efficient and drive business strategy.

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Minimize Risk Exposure: Strategies for Leading Internal Investigations
  • Webinar
  •  Aug 7 '19, 13:00 EDT
  •  1.0 General COA, 1.0 CLE

Let’s face it – misconduct happens. Actions by a rogue employee, a coordinated scheme, or a systemic problem left unidentified and unchecked can result in a violation of company policy, or worse, the law. These legal and regulatory compliance vulnerabilities pose significant risk, cost and disruptions to business. And companies operating internationally face added complexity and strategic considerations, ranging from protection of attorney-client privilege to transferring data to the U.S.

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Top Compliance Risks Facing Today’s In-House Counsel
  • Webinar
  •  Sep 5 '19, 13:00 EDT
  •  1.0 General COA, 1.0 CLE

In a constantly changing regulatory environment, corporate legal departments must stay ahead of these regulatory changes and ensure they are complying to mitigate risk. This webinar will discuss the top compliance risk areas in-house counsel must prepare for, including the California Consumer Privacy Act and other state cybersecurity regulations; international relations, particularly the impact of the DOJ’s China initiative and enforcement actions; and the increased use of technology to meet compliance demands. Our panelists will discuss how to examine these risks, the impact these changing regulations will have on businesses, and the role of technology in ensuring compliance.

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GDPR and Health Care
  • Webinar
  •  Dec 5 '19, 13:00 EST
  •  1.0 General COA, 1.0 CLE

Compliance with the EU General Data Protection Regulation remains a major complication for companies doing business with the EU. Health-care companies in particular struggle with these new demands due to management of sensitive information. Bloomberg Law, privacy counsel, and data security experts will share insights on GDPR requirements impacting the health-care industry, costs of non-compliance and security failures, and strategies for developing data privacy programs.

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Latest On-Demand Programs

Prepare for Coming M&A Market Challenges
  • On-demand
  •  1.0 General COA, 1.0 CLE

While merger and acquisition activity has continued at high levels, the market increasingly faces a host of complex factors, from market uncertainties and changing bilateral relationships to Brexit to legal and regulatory change. Those forces will be in play as abundant private equity capital is looking to fund new transactions. This webinar will give organizations the insights they need to frame the best M&A strategy in this environment.

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Workflow Solutions for Transactional Attorneys
  • On-demand
  •  1.0 General COA, 1.0 CLE

Whether its M&A, securities offerings, financing transactions, or other commercial transactions, transactional work is often a key part of a firm’s practice. In this webinar, participants will learn how to create efficiencies in drafting, negotiating, legal research, and company research to provide world class counsel to clients. Join us as we work through a hypothetical assignment to familiarize participants with how to utilize key tools and resources on the Transactional Intelligence Center on Bloomberg Law® such as Company Information, Precedent Search, Practical Guidance, EDGAR Search, Deal Analytics, Draft Analyzer, Chartbuilders, and News.

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Emerging Technology and the Future of EHS Compliance, Enforcement and Risk Management
  • On-demand
  •  General COA, 1.5 CLE

Companies and regulators continue to make strides in the progression and application of new and emerging technologies. For environment and safety professionals, capabilities include real-time reporting and monitoring capabilities, “big data” processing and analysis, risk management of processes and infrastructures, and increased workflow efficiency.

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An Insider's View of Digital Transformation
  • On-demand

Since taking the helm at the Technology Transformation Service (TTS) in early 2019, Anil Cheriyan has overseen some of the federal government’s most sweeping efforts to modernize the way agencies do business and deliver services for citizens and customers.

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Hot Topics in Consumer False Advertising Litigation
  • On-demand
  •  1.0 General COA, 1.0 CLE

In this webinar, partners from Patterson Belknap’s False Advertising group will provide a from-the-trenches look at the hottest trends in consumer false advertising litigation as of 2019.  The focus will be on food/beverage, drug, and cosmetic products, although many topics will be relevant to other categories of consumer goods.  

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Plan to Win: Refine Your Capture Strategy
  • On-demand

Winning government contracts is a twofold challenge – surfacing the right opportunity is just as important as understanding how to win it.

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Expert Guidance for Common ASC 842 Challenges
  • On-demand

Watch this webinar to hear how to avoid common compliance pain points. From accounting for lease and non-lease components to appropriately determining commencement dates, our experts will give you practical and technical considerations to help you understand how you can successfully address the new lease accounting standard.

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Workflow Solutions for Litigators
  • On-demand
  •  1.0 General COA, 1.0 CLE

Litigation is a key part of a firm’s practice. In this webinar, participants will learn how to create efficiencies in legal research, drafting, and litigation strategy to provide world class counsel to clients. Join us as we work through a hypothetical assignment to familiarize participants with how to utilize key tools and resources on the Litigation Intelligence Center on Bloomberg Law such as Company Information, SmartCode®, Advanced Docket Search, Litigation Analytics, Artificial Intelligence via Points of Law, and News.

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How Companies Can Address Emerging Compliance Risks in Privacy
  • On-demand
  •  1.0 General COA, 1.0 CLE

Data breaches present a host of privacy issues, including those in emerging areas with increased litigation risks. Moreover, multi-jurisdictional requirements and ever-evolving data protection obligations may necessitate a reexamination of compliance duties as well as a new level of finesse from corporate executives. To respond to this dynamic environment, organizations should consider developing global privacy programs that address data protection and security concerns agnostically, with room for flexibility when a specific law so requires.  This webinar will explore the latest legal challenges and suggest solutions that strive to satisfy varied demands.

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2019 Overtime Update: What You Need to Know
  • On-demand
  •  General COA, 1.0 RCH

May 21 is the deadline to submit comments on proposed rulemaking that would raise the salary threshold for certain white-collar workers to be exempt from minimum-wage and overtime-pay requirements under the Fair Labor Standards Act.  However, potential federal rulemaking to revise existing requirements has been in the news since 2016, causing some confusion about the status of current rules, what changes could occur under proposed rules, when any changes would take effect, what effect these changes could have on state requirements and what any changes would mean for payroll departments. The current proposal, which was issued in March, could affect not only the white-collar salary threshold, but also certain pay requirements for highly compensated employees, and thresholds for U.S. territories and those working in the movie industry. Overtime requirements are challenging. This webinar aims to offer clarity on what the rulemaking means and what comes next.

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Health Care Fraud on the Rise: How to Mitigate Compliance & Litigation Risks
  • On-demand
  •  1.0 General COA, 1.2 CLE

Government agencies continue to aggressively identify, prosecute, and penalize organizations accused of health care fraud.  Organizations must mitigate the risk of litigation, avoid costly fines, and ensure they are in compliance with complex and constantly changing regulations.  Join us for this 60-minute webinar where Bloomberg Law and health law practitioners will review health care fraud enforcement actions, the current state of health care practice, and strategies for compliance.

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Building Brand Trust through Supply Chain Transparency
  • On-demand

Join Bloomberg and UL for a complimentary webinar examining the benefits of transparency in supply chains.

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New Revenue Streams: Analyzing Antitrust Class Action Settlement Claims
  • On-demand
  •  1.0 General COA, 1.0 CLE

Antitrust class action settlements can be a profitable revenue stream for impacted businesses.  Companies, however, often overlook these opportunities because they believe that the time and effort required to benefit from them outweigh the recovery they could obtain.  Furthermore, many corporations lack sufficient knowledge around class action procedures to determine whether they should participate in a class action or opt-out to pursue individual claims to maximize recovery in these situations.

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The Ethics of AI and Machine Learning in Legal Practice
  • On-demand
  •  1.0 General COA, 1.0 CLE Ethics

Large law firms and corporate legal departments increasingly use artificial intelligence and machine learning to assist in litigation, due diligence, and compliance matters. Besides offering higher efficiency and lower costs, legal analytics help inform legal strategy, improve case outcomes, and streamline business operations.

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The Transition to ASC 842: Practical Considerations for Lessees
  • On-demand
  •  1.5 CPE, 1.2 General COA

As companies continue to grapple with the transition from ASC 840 to ASC 842 there are a myriad of technical details to consider from practical expedients to discount rates, balance sheet impacts, federal and state tax issues, and system implementation challenges among others. As lessees tackle compliance with the recent tax law and accounting changes, it’s important to not lose sight that lease financing can still be a compelling acquisition tool.

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