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Practical and entertaining education for business owners and executives, Accredited Investors, and their legal and financial advisors.

2013 Webinars

Webinars for Business Owners and C-level Executives

This outstanding webinar series is co-produced with SBAC for business owners and C-level executives.

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Marketing Your Business
The Marketing Your Business Series is aimed at the small and medium sized business (up to $100 million in revenue) owner and executive, and cover all aspects of marketing, PR, and sales. The webinars that constitute this series include:

Protecting Your Business and Yourself                                                                                                      This series focuses on best practices for sales professionals and those seeking to build a solid and successful sales team.  The webinars that constitute this series include:

Protecting Your Business and Yourself
Businesses, and their principals, must manage risk.  This series focuses on best practices for business owners and executives to protect their business- as well as their personal assets.  The webinars that constitute this series include:

Executive Coaching & Leadership Development
say leaders are born.  We don’t think so.  Leaders can be trained.  This series does that.  The webinar that constitutes this series is:

Webinars for Attorneys, Trusted Advisors, and C-Level Executives

This outstanding webinar series is co-produced with West LegalEdcenter.

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Commercial Law Dumbed Down

This series deconstructs commercial law, providing a guide on how to litigate each from beginning to end.  The webinars that constitute this series include:

Complex Financial Litigation
This series deconstructs common business disputes, providing a guide on how to litigate each from beginning to end.  The webinars that constitute this series include:

  • Fighting Over Value in a Business Divorce
  • Earn-out Disputes
  • Lost Profit Cases
  • Valuation Fights in Bankruptcy
  • Resolving Shareholder Disputes
  • Was the Debtor Insolvent?

From Start Up to Grown Up                                                                                                               Webinars in this series discuss issues of interest to entrepreneurs and the professionals who advise them.  Content focus is on the legal and financial challenges, and opportunities, facing start-up companies and their founders.  Audience members will include trusted advisors to entrepreneurs as well as their trusted advisors.  The webinars that constitute this series include:

  • Common Struggles of the Entrepreneur
  • So, You’re Hiring Your First Full Time Employee?
  • So, You’re Ready to Move Out of the Garage?
  • Selling a Piece Yourself

Private Company M&A Bootcamp 2013
This popular series returns for the second year, taking its audience through a thorough introductory course on mergers and acquisitions.  The webinars that constitute this series include:

  • Fundamental Concept #1
  • Fundamental Concept #2
  • Process
  • Special Issues
  • Negotiating the Deal

Restructuring, Insolvency & Distressed Investing 2013
This series features some of the world’s top restructuring professionals talking about the basics nuts and bolts of what they do and how they do it. Designed to be extremely plain English, for the non-expert, this series is a must-attend for anyone who expects to deal with a distressed company in 2013.  The webinars that constitute this series include:

  • Strategic Alternatives for Distressed Businesses
  • Everything the GC Should Know About Chapter 11
  • How to Buy a Distressed Business/Assets Outside of Bankruptcy
  • Creditor Bootcamp
  • Basics of Bankruptcy Litigation for the Non-Bankruptcy Litigator
  • Bankruptcy for Fun and Profit:  Claims Trading and 363 Sales

Intellectual Property-101
Intellectual property law is becoming increasingly important to understand, at least on a basic level. This series breaks IP law down into manageable bites that any non-IP lawyer (and any non-lawyer) can understand.  The webinars that constitute this series include:

  • IP issues in Setting Up a Website
  • Representing Innovators and Inventors
  • Choosing and Protecting Your Name and Brand
  • Trade Secrets and Confidentiality
  • Buying and Selling IP

Business Law Dumbed Down
These webinars are designed for the general practitioner and young lawyer looking for an introductory session.  The webinars that constitute this series include:

  • How to Negotiate a Commercial Lease
  • What you Must Know Before You Draft Any Contract
  • Roadmap to Buying a Business
  • Roadmap to Selling a Business
  • Basics of Starting a Business
  • ESOPs- The Most Underused Succession Planning Tool
  • Drafting an LLC Operating Agreement

Access to Capital

Cash is the lifeblood of any business and growing businesses almost always require outside financing.  This series explores various funding sources and how businesses can best prepare to tap them.  The webinars that constitute this series include:

  • Getting Ready to Secure a Loan
  • Negotiating a Loan Agreement
  • Alternative Financing
  • Really Alternative Financing
  • SBA 504
  • SBA 7a

 

Webinars for Accredited Investors

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The JOBS Act: what every Accredited Investor Must Know (Also co-produced by SBAC)

  • What Does it Mean to be an Accredited Investor?
  • How Do you Substantiate Your Status as an Accredited Investor?
  • Navigating the World of Investment Opportunities Available to Accredited Investors

 

The JOBS Act: what issuers and their advisors Must Know (Also co-produced by West LegalEd)

  • Who is an Accredited Investor Under the Revised Standards?
  • General Solicitation and Advertising in Private Offerings
  • Verifying and Documenting Accredited Investor Status
  • What an Accredited Investor Should Know Before Jumping in

Webinars for Family Owned Business Owners & Executives

This practical and unique webinar series, “The Special Concerns of  Family Business,” is co-produced with The Family Owned Business Network.

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