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Webinars for Attorneys, Trusted Advisors, and C-Level Executives who want to understand what their advisors are saying:  the following series each consist of multiple episodes. Each is co-produced in conjunction with West LegalEdcenter.

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Current Webinars:

Process- Understanding the Lifecycle of a Deal and Basic Deal Documents

Series: Private Company M&A Boot Camp 2015

This webinar discusses confidentiality agreements; letters of intent and...

Premiere Date: 04/06/2015 10:00am

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Resolving Shareholders Disputes

Series: Complex Financial Litigation 2015

Ever try breaking up a school yard fight?  Resolving...

Premiere Date: 04/08/2015 10:00am

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Helping Your Client Raise Capital

Series: The Start-Up Guide 2015

Many start-up entrepreneurs look to their professional service providers...

Premiere Date: 04/14/2015 12:00pm

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How to Value Your Brand and Other “Soft” Assets

Series: Valuation 2015

How do you value a brand (i.e. good will)? ...

Premiere Date: 04/17/2015 12:00pm

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Special Issues in Special Transactions

Series: Private Company M&A Boot Camp 2015

The special focus will be on (a) a purchase...

Premiere Date: 04/21/2015 10:00am

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Alternative Financing- When the Bank Says “No”

Series: Business Borrowing Basics 2015

Banks decline to lend money to businesses for many...

Premiere Date: 04/22/2015 10:00am

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Business Valuation Explored

Series: Business Transition and Exit Planning 2015

What something is worth is always a matter of...

Premiere Date: 04/23/2015 3:00pm

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Securities Law: An Overview

Series: Securities Law 2015

With the implementation of the JOBS Act in 2012,...

Premiere Date: 04/24/2015 3:00pm

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Valuation in the Context of a Fraudulent Transfer or Preference Attack

Series: Valuation 2015

Valuation plays an outsized role in bankruptcy cases.  At...

Premiere Date: 05/01/2015 12:00pm

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Negotiating the Deal

Series: Private Company M&A Boot Camp 2015

This webinar will bring together all that was discussed...

Premiere Date: 05/05/2015 11:15am

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Are you an Accredited Investor and If You Are, So What?

Series: Alternative Investment Basics Series 2015

The JOBS Act of 2012 lifted the ban that...

Premiere Date: 05/07/2015 12:00pm

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Negotiating with Potential Hires

Series: The Start-Up Guide 2015

A great start-up needs great people.  How can you...

Premiere Date: 05/12/2015 12:00pm

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Investing in Multi-Family Real Estate

Series: Real Estate Dumbed Down 2015

A popular investment option is real estate.  Like the...

Premiere Date: 05/12/2015 3:00pm

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Was the Debtor Insolvent?

Series: Complex Financial Litigation 2015

Many companies are sued every year by bankruptcy trustee...

Premiere Date: 05/13/2015 10:00am

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Making Sense of Exemptions

Series: Securities Law 2015

This webinar will guide attorneys and other professionals through...

Premiere Date: 05/15/2015 3:00pm

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Business Integration Post-Transaction

Series: Private Company M&A Boot Camp 2015

This webinar will cover all that you need to...

Premiere Date: 05/19/2015 10:00am

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Choosing and Protecting Your Brand

Series: IP 101 2015

There is a lot more to picking a name...

Premiere Date: 05/20/2015 10:00am

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How to Get a Business Ready for Sale

Series: Business Transition and Exit Planning 2015

In the months, even years, before selling a business,...

Premiere Date: 05/21/2015 3:00pm

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Investing in Residential Real Estate

Series: Real Estate Dumbed Down 2015

A popular investment option is real estate.  Like the...

Premiere Date: 05/26/2015 3:00pm

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“SBA Loans and Other “Special Programs”

Series: Business Borrowing Basics 2015

If you’re planning to start a business or expand...

Premiere Date: 05/27/2015 10:00am

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M&A Stockholder Litigation

Series: Private Company M&A Boot Camp 2015

Shareholder litigation involving M&A is on the rise. Take...

Premiere Date: 06/02/2015 11:15am

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Professional Responsibility in Bankruptcy Cases

Series: Commercial Bankruptcy Litigation

It has been said countless times that a debtor...

Premiere Date: 06/02/2015 12:00pm

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What is the JOBS Act and Why Should You Care?

Series: Alternative Investment Basics Series 2015

The JOBS Act of 2012 lifted the ban that...

Premiere Date: 06/04/2015 12:00pm

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Valuing Real Estate

Series: Valuation

This webinar will discuss the steps to take in...

Premiere Date: 06/05/2015 12:00pm

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Negotiating with Potential Investors

Series: The Start-Up Guide 2015

Taking outside money is a huge step for a...

Premiere Date: 06/09/2015 12:00pm

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Investing in Commercial Real Estate

Series: Real Estate Dumbed Down 2015

A popular investment option is real estate.  Like the...

Premiere Date: 06/09/2015 3:00pm

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Valuation Fights in Bankruptcy

Series: Complex Financial Litigation 2015

The key battles in Chapter 11 often revolve around...

Premiere Date: 06/10/2015 10:00am

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Roadmap to Buying a Company

Series: Business Law Dumbed Down 2015

So, you are ready to buy a business?  What...

Premiere Date: 06/11/2015 3:00pm

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A Guide on Buying and Selling IP

Series: IP 101 2015

Buying and selling intellectual property is becoming increasingly common....

Premiere Date: 06/17/2015 10:00am

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The Buying and Marketing Stage of Selling Your Business

Series: Business Transition and Exit Planning 2015

Most say that the kitchen sells a home and...

Premiere Date: 06/18/2015 3:00pm

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Basics of Real Estate Syndication

Series: Real Estate Dumbed Down 2015

This webinar will offer an inside look at how...

Premiere Date: 06/23/2015 3:00pm

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Roadmap to Selling a Company

Series: Business Law Dumbed Down 2015

You are an owner or executive of a business...

Premiere Date: 06/25/2015 3:00pm

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How to Tackle a Private Placement

Series: Securities Law 2015

Private placement offerings can be a key source of...

Premiere Date: 06/26/2015 3:00pm

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Valuation Fights in Bankruptcy

Series: Commercial Bankruptcy Litigation

The key battles in Chapter 11 often revolve around...

Premiere Date: 07/07/2015 12:00pm

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Due Diligence in Real Estate Deals

Series: Real Estate Dumbed Down 2015

This webinar is a must-attend for anyone who will...

Premiere Date: 07/07/2015 3:00pm

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What is Equity Crowdfunding and Should it Matter to You?

Series: Alternative Investment Basics Series 2015

Crowdfunding is a term used to describe raising money...

Premiere Date: 07/09/2015 12:00pm

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Valuing Disputed and Contingent Liabilities

Series: Valuation

Premiere Date: 07/10/2015 12:00pm

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Best Practices for Managing and Protecting a Client’s Personal Assets

Series: The Start-Up Guide 2015

“Hope for the best, plan for the worst,” the...

Premiere Date: 07/14/2015 12:00pm

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How to Find a Buyer for Your Business

Series: Business Transition and Exit Planning 2015

You have built a successful business but it’s time...

Premiere Date: 07/16/2015 3:00pm

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Civil Procedure Rule Refresher

Series: Newbie Litigator School

If you don’t remember your Civil Procedure law school...

Premiere Date: 07/21/2015 10:00am

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Representing the Commercial Landlord

Series: Real Estate Dumbed Down 2015

How is representing a commercial landlord different from representing...

Premiere Date: 07/21/2015 3:00pm

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Intellectual Property: What Every Lawyer and Every Client Must Understand

Series: IP 101 2015

This webinar provides a basic understanding of IP law...

Premiere Date: 07/22/2015 10:00am

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Public Company Periodic Reporting Obligations

Series: Securities Law 2015

This webinar will discuss the obligations of a public...

Premiere Date: 07/24/2015 3:00pm

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Evidence Rule Refresher

Series: Newbie Litigator School

This webinar will provider a refresher on the intricacies...

Premiere Date: 08/04/2015 10:00am

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Overview of Fraudulent Transfer Litigation

Series: Commercial Bankruptcy Litigation

At the beginning of a case, it can be...

Premiere Date: 08/04/2015 12:00pm

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Representing the Commercial Tenant

Series: Real Estate Dumbed Down 2015

Premiere Date: 08/04/2015 3:00pm

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Angel Groups vs. 506(b) Platforms

Series: Alternative Investment Basics Series 2015

Take this webinar to learn about the different funding...

Premiere Date: 08/06/2015 12:00pm

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How to Select the Right Valuation Expert

Series: Valuation

This webinar will discuss how you should select the...

Premiere Date: 08/07/2015 12:00pm

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Keeping the Books-Accounting and Tax Issues

Series: The Start-Up Guide 2015

Premiere Date: 08/10/2015 12:00pm

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Don’t Get Sued Over the Use of Social Media

Series: Business Law Dumbed Down 2015

Facebook isn’t as easy to use as you may...

Premiere Date: 08/13/2015 3:00pm

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Discovery Practice

Series: Newbie Litigator School

This webinar will examine the laws surrounding discovery and...

Premiere Date: 08/18/2015 10:00am

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Evicting a Commercial Tenant

Series: Real Estate Dumbed Down 2015

This webinar is designed to educate attorneys who are...

Premiere Date: 08/18/2015 3:00pm

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The Anatomy of Licensing Agreements

Series: IP 101 2015

A licensing agreement comes in many shapes and sizes...

Premiere Date: 08/19/2015 10:00am

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Purchase Offers

Series: Business Transition and Exit Planning 2015

This webinar will walk the audience through the various...

Premiere Date: 08/20/2015 3:00pm

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Don’t Get Sued for False Advertising: the Basics of Advertising Law

Series: Business Law Dumbed Down 2015

The television program Shark Tank has been a great...

Premiere Date: 08/27/2015 3:00pm

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Taking & Defending a Deposition

Series: Newbie Litigator School

This webinar will highlight tips and tools of the...

Premiere Date: 09/08/2015 10:00am

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Fighting About Involuntary Bankruptcy Petitions

Series: 

What do you do when your client is involuntarily...

Premiere Date: 09/08/2015 12:00pm

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The Nuts & Bolts of Investing in a VC Fund

Series: Alternative Investment Basics Series 2015

Investing in an IPO is something many people have...

Premiere Date: 09/10/2015 12:00pm

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Mediation Basics

Series: Newbie Litigator School

Take this webinar for a basic overview of mediation...

Premiere Date: 09/14/2015 3:00pm

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Employment Law-101

Series: Business Law Dumbed Down 2015

This webinar will review basic employer obligations.  Topics include:...

Premiere Date: 09/17/2015 2:00pm

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Letter of Intent Stage

Series: Business Transition and Exit Planning 2015

What is a letter of intent?  How do you...

Premiere Date: 09/17/2015 3:00pm

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Going Private

Series: Securities Law 2015

Did you know that IKEA and Hallmark are privately...

Premiere Date: 09/18/2015 3:00pm

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Working with Experts

Series: Newbie Litigator School

Learn how to work with experts in the courtroom.

Premiere Date: 09/22/2015 10:00am

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The Nuts & Bolts of Patents

Series: IP 101 2015

There are countless infomercials claiming to offer the latest...

Premiere Date: 09/23/2015 10:00am

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Basics of Drafting an LLC Operating Agreement

Series: Business Law Dumbed Down 2015

Limited liability companies are commonly recommended by attorneys as...

Premiere Date: 09/24/2015 3:00pm

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Motion Practice

Series: Newbie Litigator School

This webinar will provide a basic understanding of the...

Premiere Date: 10/06/2015 10:00am

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Cash Collateral and DIP Loans

Series: Commercial Bankruptcy Litigation

Cash is the lifeblood of any business.  The “financing...

Premiere Date: 10/06/2015 12:00pm

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The Nuts & Bolts of Investing in Pre-IPO Shares

Series: Alternative Investment Basics Series 2015

Investing in a company pre-IPO carries several risks that...

Premiere Date: 10/08/2015 12:00pm

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Non-Competes, NDAs, Enforcement Issues, Protecting Business

Series: Business Law Dumbed Down 2015

This webinar will review basic employer documents that business...

Premiere Date: 10/15/2015 2:00pm

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Closing Stage

Series: Business Transition and Exit Planning 2015

A good business is likely to generate multiple purchase...

Premiere Date: 10/15/2015 3:00pm

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Evidence- Getting It In & Keeping It Out

Series: Newbie Litigator School

This webinar will discuss how to effectively use evidence...

Premiere Date: 10/20/2015 10:00am

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The Nuts & Bolts of Copyrights

Series: IP 101 2015

What is involved in applying for and securing a...

Premiere Date: 10/21/2015 10:00am

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Mediation in Bankruptcy Cases

Series: Newbie Litigator School

This webinar will focus on how, and when, to...

Premiere Date: 10/26/2015 3:00pm

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The Nuts & Bolts of Investing in a PE Fund

Series: Alternative Investment Basics Series 2015

“Private Equity” was a term most Americans were unfamiliar...

Premiere Date: 10/29/2015 12:00pm

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Anatomy of a Trial

Series: Newbie Litigator School

This webinar will provide a basic overview of each...

Premiere Date: 11/03/2015 10:00am

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Anatomy of Preference Litigation

Series: Commercial Bankruptcy Litigation

Creditors get sued for preferences all the time.  What...

Premiere Date: 11/03/2015 12:00pm

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The Nuts & Bolts of Hedge Fund

Series: Alternative Investment Basics Series 2015

Why care about a hedge fund if you are...

Premiere Date: 11/12/2015 12:00pm

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Compensating Executives to Act Like Owners

Series: Business Law Dumbed Down 2015

This webinar will discuss the intricacies of developing a...

Premiere Date: 11/12/2015 3:00pm

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The Nuts & Bolts of Trademarks

Series: IP 101 2015

What is involved in applying for and securing a...

Premiere Date: 11/18/2015 10:00am

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All About ESOPS and Other Internal Transactions

Series: Business Transition and Exit Planning 2015

Many business owners assume that a family member will...

Premiere Date: 11/19/2015 3:00pm

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Basic Investment Principles- Form Asset Allocation to Z Scores

Series: Alternative Investment Basics Series 2015

This webinar provides a practical overview of basic investment...

Premiere Date: 12/03/2015 12:00pm

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Post Sale Topics

Series: Business Transition and Exit Planning 2015

Good tax planning is just one topic that may...

Premiere Date: 12/17/2015 3:00pm

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Past Webinars:

Bankruptcy for Fun and Profit: Claims Trading and 363 Sales

Series: Restructuring, Insolvency, and Distressed Investing, 2015

Sometimes called “Bankruptcy For Fun and Profit,” this annual...

Premiere Date: 03/25/2015 12:00pm

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Negotiating a Loan Agreement

Series: Business Borrowing Basics 2015

Lenders typically have an upper hand in negotiating with...

Premiere Date: 03/25/2015 10:00am

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Key APA/SPA Provisions

Series: Private Company M&A Boot Camp 2015

The Asset Purchase Agreement (APA) and Stock Purchase Agreement...

Premiere Date: 03/24/2015 10:00am

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The Nuts and Bolts of ESOP’s

Series: Business Law Dumbed Down 2015

Employee Stock Ownership Plans- ESOPs- are sometimes called “the...

Premiere Date: 03/19/2015 3:00pm

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Basics of Bankruptcy Litigation for the Non-Bankruptcy Litigator

Series: Restructuring, Insolvency, and Distressed Investing, 2015

This webinar is designed for the commercial litigator who...

Premiere Date: 03/11/2015 12:00pm

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Nuts and Bolts of Lost Profit Cases

Series: Complex Financial Litigation 2015

Establishing lost profits may be as simple as calculating...

Premiere Date: 03/11/2015 10:00am

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Structuring & Planning the Transaction

Series: Private Company M&A Boot Camp 2015

This webinar discusses basic M&A transaction structures, tax planning...

Premiere Date: 03/10/2015 10:00am

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Valuing Lost Profits for Litigation Purposes

Series: Valuation 2015

This webinar will explore lost-profits-damage claims, which can arise...

Premiere Date: 03/06/2015 12:00pm

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Creditor Boot Camp

Series: Restructuring, Insolvency, and Distressed Investing, 2015

So, your client is a creditor in a bankruptcy. ...

Premiere Date: 02/25/2015 12:00pm

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Getting Ready to Secure a Loan

Series: Business Borrowing Basics 2015

Cash is the lifeblood of any business and growing...

Premiere Date: 02/24/2015 10:00am

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How to Buy Distressed Businesses/Assets Outside of Bankruptcy

Series: Restructuring, Insolvency, and Distressed Investing, 2015

Buying a troubled business or its assets through a...

Premiere Date: 02/11/2015 12:00pm

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Anatomy of Earn-Out Disputes

Series: Complex Financial Litigation 2015

While a good tool to bridge differences in valuation,...

Premiere Date: 02/11/2015 10:00am

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Valuing a Business for a Sale

Series: Valuation 2015

When is an expert valuation recommended, or even required,...

Premiere Date: 02/06/2015 12:00pm

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Everything the GC Should Know About Chapter 11

Series: Restructuring, Insolvency, and Distressed Investing, 2015

The general counsel of any business must understand the...

Premiere Date: 01/28/2015 12:00pm

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How to Negotiate a Commercial Lease

Series: Business Law Dumbed Down 2015

Getting ready to negotiate y our first retail or...

Premiere Date: 01/22/2015 3:00pm

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Strategic Alternatives for Distressed Businesses

Series: Restructuring, Insolvency, and Distressed Investing, 2015

Although bankruptcy is the best known option for a...

Premiere Date: 01/14/2015 12:00pm

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Fighting Over Value in a Business Divorce

Series: Complex Financial Litigation 2015

When two or more partners in a business split...

Premiere Date: 01/14/2015 10:00am

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Overview of Fraudulent Transfer Litigation

Series: Commercial Bankruptcy Litigation

Fraudulent transfer litigation is not unique to bankruptcy but...

Premiere Date: 09/09/2014 12:00pm

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How to Fight Confirmation of a Chapter 11 Plan

Series: Commercial Bankruptcy Litigation

This two-part webinar will cover the requirements for confirming...

Premiere Date: 08/19/2014 12:00pm

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How to Confirm a Chapter 11 Plan

Series: Commercial Bankruptcy Litigation

  After a bankruptcy case is filed, creditors typically...

Premiere Date: 08/12/2014 12:00pm

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How to Litigate a Claim Objection

Series: Commercial Bankruptcy Litigation

After a bankruptcy case is filed, creditors typically file...

Premiere Date: 08/05/2014 12:00pm

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How to Get a Bankruptcy Case Dismissed or Converted

Series: Commercial Bankruptcy Litigation

Creditors can see to have a bankruptcy case dismissed...

Premiere Date: 07/22/2014 12:00pm

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How to Lift the Automatic Stay

Series: Commercial Bankruptcy Litigation

The automatic stay is one of the most potent...

Premiere Date: 07/15/2014 12:00pm

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Valuation Fights in Bankruptcy

Series: Commercial Bankruptcy Litigation

The key battles in Chapter 11 often revolve around...

Premiere Date: 07/09/2014 12:00pm

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Fighting About Involuntary Bankruptcy Petitions

Series: Commercial Bankruptcy Litigation

What do you do when your client is involuntarily...

Premiere Date: 07/01/2014 12:00pm

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Professional Responsibility in Bankruptcy Cases

Series: Commercial Bankruptcy Litigation

It has been said countless times that a debtor...

Premiere Date: 06/25/2014 12:00pm

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How to Defeat a Single Asset Real Estate Case

Series: Commercial Bankruptcy Litigation

Secured creditors hate “single asset real estate” bankruptcy cases...

Premiere Date: 06/18/2014 12:00pm

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Anatomy of a Preference Litigation

Series: Commercial Bankruptcy Litigation

Creditors get sued for preferences all the time.  What...

Premiere Date: 06/11/2014 12:00pm

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Cash collateral and DIP loans

Series: Commercial Bankruptcy Litigation

Cash is the lifeblood of any business.  The “financing...

Premiere Date: 06/04/2014 12:00pm

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Cross-Border Collections: Special Issues With International Customers

Series: 

Attendees will learn tips and tools for handling collections...

Premiere Date: 02/13/2014 12:00pm

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Forming a Company

Series: One Hour Law School

You are getting ready to form a business.  What...

Premiere Date: 01/01/2014 10:00am

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Helping Your Clients Raise Money

Series: Advising the Start-Up

Many start-up entrepreneurs look to their professional service providers...

Premiere Date: 01/01/2014 10:00am

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Negotiating With Potential Hires

Series: Advising the Start-Up

A great start-up needs great people.  How can you...

Premiere Date: 01/01/2014 10:00am

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Negotiating with Potential Investors

Series: Advising the Start-Up

Taking outside money is a huge step for a...

Premiere Date: 01/01/2014 10:00am

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Best Practices for Managing and Protecting Personal Assets

Series: Advising the Start-Up

”Hope for the best, plan for the worst,” the...

Premiere Date: 01/01/2014 10:00am

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Proper Papering: Best Practices in Documenting Credit Terms

Series: 

Expert panelists will cover how business owners and credit...

Premiere Date: 01/01/2014 10:00am

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Divorce Proofing the Family and Closely Held Business

Series: 

It is not uncommon for a business owner’s wealth,...

Premiere Date: 09/27/2013 10:00am

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Bankruptcy Ethics – The Basics

Series: 

This webinar will focus on the ethical responsibilities of...

Premiere Date: 08/21/2013 12:00pm

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How to Chase a Personal Guarantor to the Ends of the Earth

Series: 

This webinar will give practical tips to locating and...

Premiere Date: 08/14/2013 12:00pm

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How to Defeat a Single Asset Real Estate Case

Series: 

This innovative webinar will discuss tactics that will work...

Premiere Date: 08/07/2013 12:00pm

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Anatomy of Preference Defenses

Series: 

This webinar will feature a panel of experts that...

Premiere Date: 07/31/2013 12:00pm

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Cash Collateral and DIP Loan Motions in Bankruptcy

Series: 

This webinar will cover everything you ever wanted to...

Premiere Date: 07/24/2013 12:00pm

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Profitably Growing Your Family Business

Series: The Special Concerns of Family Business

It is possible to develop and grow powerful organizations...

Premiere Date: 06/28/2013 10:00am

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Passing on Your Family Owned Business

Series: The Special Concerns of the Family Business

Family – Employees – Outsiders?  Who will be the...

Premiere Date: 06/14/2013 10:00am

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Family Ownership and the Future of Your Family Business

Series: The Special Concerns of Family Business

Family Ownership and the Future of Your Family Business

Premiere Date: 05/17/2013 10:00am

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