Upcoming Programs

  • Webinar
  •  Sep 18 '19, 14:00 EDT
  •  1.0 General COA, 1.0 RCH

Revised drafts of the 2020 Form W-4 and Publication 15-T were released in August for employers to begin testing and programming payroll systems. The withholding instructions in the second draft of Publication 15-T, Federal Income Tax Withholding Methods, are much different than in the first draft, and now would include five worksheets calculating withholding using the revised Form W-4 and older forms that remain on file. Employers will need to become familiar with changes to the new withholding methods in preparation for a regime that requires more than one system.

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  • Webinar
  •  Sep 24 '19, 14:00 EDT

Join Bloomberg Government analysts, as we explore the top 20 opportunities of fiscal year 2020. The discussion will focus on information technology and professional services multiple-award contracts.

Topics will include:

  • Descriptions work sought by the government
  • Volume and value of opportunities by market classification
  • Complexity of proposals submission by opportunity
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  • Webinar
  •  Sep 25 '19, 14:00 EDT
  •  1.0 General COA, 1.0 RCH

Payroll operations continue to evolve as new technologies and increased compliance requirements are adopted. With that, some questions were asked in the latest Bloomberg Tax & Accounting Payroll Benchmarks Survey, that shed light on these changes.The final report for Bloomberg Tax & Accounting’s Payroll Benchmark Survey covers these issues affecting payroll operations. This webinar focuses on some of the key findings gleaned from the survey participants.

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  • Webinar
  •  Sep 26 '19, 13:00 EDT
  •  1.0 General COA, 1.0 CLE

Facing the rapid growth of alternative legal service providers, law firms and corporate legal departments are reassessing their business models to address the changing competitive environment. At the same time, the rules underpinning the profession are evolving as states re-examine issues such as non-lawyer ownership, fee sharing, and certain related ethics practices. As the delivery of legal services evolves, the relationship between traditional law firms, alternative providers and the corporate client will continue to shift.

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  • Webinar
  •  Oct 1 '19, 13:00 EDT
  •  1.0 CLE; 1.0 General COA

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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  • Webinar
  •  Oct 16 '19, 13:00 EDT
  •  1.0 General COA, 1.0 CLE

Businesses today must keep up with the ever-changing data protection regulatory frameworks or risk facing sanctions, reputational harm, and data theft. Counsel must ensure they are reviewing their third party agreements and internal procedures regularly to ensure they are complying with new privacy regulations. This webinar will outline the today’s top data privacy compliance risks, and offer tools and strategies to review and develop effective privacy standards for businesses.

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  • Webinar
  •  Oct 17 '19, 13:00 EDT
  •  1.2 CPE, 1.0 General COA, 1.0 CFP, 1.0 CLE

Northwestern Mutual invites you to participate in a live webinar from its Advanced Planning team on planning with life insurance. Life insurance has many nuances when it comes to tax treatment. Generally, life insurance growth grows tax deferred, it allows tax-favored withdrawals, and death benefit is income tax free. There are also many special issues that arise such as section 1035 exchanges, valuation of life insurance policies when they’re transferred, and accelerated care benefit riders that allow death benefit to be accessed to pay for long-term care expenses. Additionally, the 2017 tax law impacted how life insurance sales are reported for tax purposes. Hear from our experts about the opportunities life insurance provides and the traps that can be avoided through careful planning.

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  • Webinar
  •  Oct 23 '19, 14:00 EDT
  •  1.2 CPE, 1.0 General COA

Join us on October 23 for a live webinar on Tax Planning and Tax Exposure Mitigation in the Aftermath of Tax Reform, where advisors and corporate tax leaders will share practical insights on how your company can navigate the opportunities and challenges of the new code. The panel will also discuss the mitigation of tax exposure risks and uncertainties using tax insurance and other financial instruments.

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  • Webinar
  •  Oct 29 '19, 13:00 EDT
  •  1.0 General COA, 1.0 CLE

Rapidly moving technology will have a significant impact on efficiency, cost and organizational structure in the legal industry. Law firms and corporate legal departments must determine what platforms will offer the best return and pose the fewest obstacles to adoption. While legal has generally been slow to take the plunge into tech, some larger law firms and corporations have been on the leading edge—including tailoring solutions to their own needs or building them in-house.

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  • Webinar
  •  Nov 14 '19, 13:00 EST
  •  1.0 CLE; 1.0 General COA

This webinar, aimed at the legal professional who seeks an in-house role, will touch on the four main roles of a general counsel: (1) performing substantive legal work, (2) managing outside counsel, (3) cutting costs and improving efficiencies, and (4) counseling to manage risk and ensure compliance.

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  • Webinar
  •  Nov 21 '19, 13:00 EST
  •  1.0 CLE; 1.0 General COA

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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  • 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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  • Webinar
  •  Dec 10 '19, 13:00 EST
  •  1.0 General COA, 1.0 CLE

This complimentary webinar is produced in connection with the latest Bloomberg Law Special Report.

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Latest On-Demand Programs

  • On-demand
  •  1.0 CLE, 1.0 General COA,

So you’ve got eight hours to become an expert on a random topic? This panel of seasoned litigators will show you tips and tricks to use today’s AI tools to narrow the field for research (without missing critical nuances) and spot issues in related areas to make sure you are answering the right question.

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  • On-demand

Join Bloomberg Government, in cooperation with Unanet, to discuss the opportunities that are ahead on Seaport-NxG and how to capture upcoming opportunities. Topics for the webinar will include: 

  • Top contractors winning work on SeaPort
  • Insights on the SeaPort-NxG on-ramp schedule to take place in fiscal 2021
  • The volume of activity at bureaus such as NAVSEA, NAVAIR, NAVWAR, and others that has flown through SeaPort and how that may change in the future
  • Analysis of the U.S. Navy Department’s $80 billion annual spending on professional services and how multiple-award contracts including SeaPort, OASIS, and AMCOM EXPRESS dominate that spending 
  • Expiring work on SeaPort-e that will likely be competed on SeaPort-NxG 
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  • On-demand
  •  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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  • On-demand
  •  1.2 CPE, 1.0 CLE, 1.0 General COA,

During this webinar, we will discuss the findings of the COST-IPTI report on the best and worst of international property tax administration, with a primary focus on state and local issues in the U.S. It will cover the highest and lowest ranking jurisdictions in fundamental property tax administration subjects, pain points for both taxpayers and tax administrators, and key takeaways for businesses and taxing authorities.

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  • On-demand

Join Bloomberg Government Federal Market Analyst Chris Cornillie and Defense Digital Service Deputy Director Megan Furman for an exclusive webinar, where they’ll discuss:

  • What are the problems the Pentagon is good at solving, and where does it need assistance from industry? 
  • What are DDS’s priorities for fiscal 2020 and beyond?
  • How can the Pentagon better take advantage of automation and technologies such as artificial intelligence?
  • How can the Pentagon address a looming cybersecurity skills shortage?
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  • On-demand
  •  1.0 General COA, 1.0 CLE

State legislatures are implementing new labor and employment initiatives focusing on today’s issues ranging from the #MeToo movement to the gig economy. Corporations should understand what to expect under these new regulations and ensure they are in compliance. Hear from leading labor and employment counsel to understand current state-level trends in labor and employment, the causes of action that should most concern businesses today, and an outlook of what is likely to come in the second half of 2019.

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  • On-demand
  •  1.2 CPE, 1.0 General COA

As tax practitioners, we sometimes wish states would all follow the federal treatment when it comes to calculating taxable income. But alas, states have a choice to conform or not conform to the Internal Revenue Code, and the result is added complexity. In the area of fixed assets, state non-conformity isn’t as simple as “bonus/no-bonus”, and practitioners need to be aware of the various (and sometimes downright strange) treatment of fixed assets depreciation across the 50 states. Join Bloomberg Tax & Accounting for an in-depth dive into the treatment of fixed assets depreciation at the state level.

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  • On-demand

Our clients find the most success in using our full set of tools to size markets, identify opportunities and strategically capture contracts during the Q4 surge based on burn rates, how much has been obligated so far, and which projects are on schedule. The overview will provide step-by-step instructions within the platform to determine what opportunities fit your service offerings.

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  • On-demand
  •  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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  • On-demand
  •  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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  • On-demand
  •  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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  • On-demand
  •  1.0 General COA, 1.0 RCH

A key attribute of the payroll profession is the ability to secure employee and company data. Those payroll obligations are increasingly under attack as cybercriminals develop new ways to dupe the unsuspecting into giving up private information or redirecting payroll funds.

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  • On-demand

Join BGOV as we review fourth-quarter spending trends and opportunities in the annual race to the finish. Learn how contractors can position themselves to maximize business capture and lay the groundwork for fiscal 2020.

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  • On-demand
  •  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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  • On-demand

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

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