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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 2014

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

Premiere Date: 04/16/2014 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: 04/16/2014 1:00pm

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Understanding Exemptions

Series: Securities Law

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

Premiere Date: 04/21/2014 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: 04/22/2014 10:00am

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Fundamental Concepts II

Series: M&A Private Company Boot Camp

This webinar series features some of the leading M&A...

Premiere Date: 04/23/2014 10:00am

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Lost Profit Cases

Series: Complex Financial Litigation

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

Premiere Date: 04/24/2014 10:00am

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Doing a Private Placement

Series: Securities Law

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

Premiere Date: 04/28/2014 10:00am

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Process

Series: M&A Private Company Boot Camp

  This webinar series features some of the leading...

Premiere Date: 04/29/2014 10:00am

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Strategic Alternatives for Distressed Businesses

Series: Restructuring, Insolvency & Distressed Investing 2014

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

Premiere Date: 05/06/2014 12:00pm

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Special Issues

Series: M&A Private Company Boot Camp

This webinar series features some of the leading M&A...

Premiere Date: 05/07/2014 10:00am

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Basics of an IPO

Series: Securities Law

What is an IPO and how have so many...

Premiere Date: 05/07/2014 10:00am

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Protecting Your IP

Series: One Hour Law School

Intellectual property rights include copyrights, trademarks, patents, trade secrets,...

Premiere Date: 05/09/2014 3:00pm

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Everything the GC Should Know About Chapter 11

Series: Restructuring, Insolvency & Distressed Investing 2014

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

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

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Negotiating the Deal

Series: M&A Private Company Boot Camp

This webinar series features some of the leading M&A...

Premiere Date: 05/14/2014 10:00am

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Public Company Reporting Obligations

Series: Securities Law

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

Premiere Date: 05/14/2014 10:00am

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Basics of Starting a Business

Series: Business Law Dumbed Down

This webinar will discuss the basics of starting a...

Premiere Date: 05/15/2014 10:00am

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How to Buy Distressed Businesses/Assets Outside of Bankruptcy

Series: Restructuring, Insolvency & Distressed Investing 2014

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

Premiere Date: 05/20/2014 12:00pm

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Getting Ready to Secure a Loan

Series: Business Borrowing Basics

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

Premiere Date: 05/21/2014 10:00am

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Insider Reporting Obligations and Trading Restrictions

Series: Securities Law

This webinar will discuss the insider reporting obligations including...

Premiere Date: 05/21/2014 10:00am

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Creditor Boot Camp

Series: Restructuring, Insolvency & Distressed Investing 2014

So, your company or client is a creditor in...

Premiere Date: 05/27/2014 12:00pm

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Proxy Solicitation

Series: Securities Law

What is proxy solicitation and when can you use...

Premiere Date: 05/28/2014 10:00am

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Basics of Bankruptcy Litigation for the Non-Bankruptcy Litigator

Series: Restructuring, Insolvency & Distressed Investing 2014

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

Premiere Date: 06/03/2014 12:00pm

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Follow-on and Secondary Registration

Series: Securities Law

This webinar will provide an overview  of offerings that...

Premiere Date: 06/04/2014 10:00am

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Bankruptcy for Fun and Profit: Claims Trading and 363 Sales

Series: Restructuring, Insolvency & Distressed Investing 2014

If you think you may ever represent a buyer...

Premiere Date: 06/10/2014 12:00pm

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Going Private

Series: Securities Law

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

Premiere Date: 06/11/2014 10:00am

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Valuing a Business For Sale

Series: Valuation

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

Premiere Date: 06/16/2014 10:00am

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Employment & Labor Law-101

Series: Human Resources Law Dumbed Down

Businesses spend a great deal of time and money...

Premiere Date: 06/18/2014 10:00am

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Basics of Real Estate Syndication

Series: Real Estate Dumbed Down

This series is designed especially for the junior commercial...

Premiere Date: 06/19/2014 10:00am

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Understanding and Negotiating a Loan Agreement

Series: Business Borrowing Basics

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

Premiere Date: 06/20/2014 10:00am

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Valuing Lost Profits for Litigation Purposes

Series: Valuation

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

Premiere Date: 06/23/2014 10:00am

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ERISA

Series: Human Resources Dumbed Down

Businesses spend a great deal of time and money...

Premiere Date: 06/26/2014 10:00am

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How to Value your Brand and Other “Soft” Assets

Series: Valuation

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

Premiere Date: 06/30/2014 10:00am

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Employee Disciplinary Investigations

Series: Human Resources Dumbed Down

Businesses spend a great deal of time and money...

Premiere Date: 07/01/2014 10:00am

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ESOPS- how to sell your business to your employees

Series: Business Law Dumbed Down

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

Premiere Date: 07/02/2014 10:00am

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Due Diligence in Real Estate Deals

Series: Real Estate Dumbed Down

This series is designed especially for the junior commercial...

Premiere Date: 07/03/2014 10:00am

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Valuation in the Context of Bankruptcy

Series: Valuation

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

Premiere Date: 07/07/2014 10:00am

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Workers’ Compensation

Series: Human Resources Dumbed Down

Businesses spend a great deal of time and money...

Premiere Date: 07/08/2014 10:00am

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Setting Up Basic Systems

Series: One Hour Law School

What are the basic systems that should be in...

Premiere Date: 07/10/2014 3:00pm

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Immigration Law For the Business Owner

Series: 

Businesses spend a great deal of time and money...

Premiere Date: 07/15/2014 10:00am

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Basics of Drafting an LLC Operating Agreement

Series: Business Law Dumbed Down

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

Premiere Date: 07/17/2014 10:00am

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Alternative Financing

Series: Business Borrowing Basics

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

Premiere Date: 07/21/2014 10:00am

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Employment Contracts

Series: Human Resouces Dumbed Down

Businesses spend a great deal of time and money...

Premiere Date: 07/22/2014 10:00am

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Representing the Commercial Landlord

Series: Real Estate Dumbed Down

This series is designed especially for the junior commercial...

Premiere Date: 07/24/2014 10:00am

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Resolving Shareholders Disputes

Series: Complex Financial Litigation

As with all Financial Poise webinars, each episode in...

Premiere Date: 07/25/2014 10:00am

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The UCC in 60 Minutes: An Overview

Series: The Uniform Commercial Code

As most attorneys know, the Uniform Commercial Code, first published...

Premiere Date: 08/04/2014 12:00pm

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Representing the Commercial Tenant

Series: Real Estate Dumbed Down

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

Premiere Date: 08/08/2014 10:00am

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Hiring Your First Employee

Series: One Hour Law School

Starting or running a small business is complicated enough;...

Premiere Date: 08/14/2014 3:00pm

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Article 2, Sales

Series: The Uniform Commercial Code

As most attorneys know, the Uniform Commercial Code, first published...

Premiere Date: 08/15/2014 12:00pm

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The Intersection of Bankruptcy and Environmental Law

Series: The Intersection of Bankruptcy

When a company files for bankruptcy protection, other areas...

Premiere Date: 08/20/2014 10:00am

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Legal Issues in Marketing, Distributing, and Selling a Product

Series: Business Law Dumbed Down

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

Premiere Date: 08/21/2014 10:00am

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Article 9, Secured Transactions

Series: The Uniform Commercial Code

As most attorneys know, the Uniform Commercial Code, first published...

Premiere Date: 08/22/2014 12:00pm

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Financing a Growing Business with Help from the Feds: SBA 504

Series: Business Borrowing Basics

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

Premiere Date: 08/25/2014 10:00am

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The Intersection of Bankruptcy and IP Law

Series: The Intersection of Bankruptcy

When a company files for bankruptcy protection, other areas...

Premiere Date: 08/27/2014 10:00am

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Evicting a Commercial Tenant

Series: Real Estate Dumbed Down

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

Premiere Date: 08/29/2014 10:00am

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The Intersection of Bankruptcy and Antitrust Law

Series: The Intersection of Bankruptcy

When a company files for bankruptcy protection, other areas...

Premiere Date: 09/03/2014 10:00am

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The Intersection of Bankruptcy and The UCC

Series: The Intersection of Bankruptcy

When a company files for bankruptcy protection, other areas...

Premiere Date: 09/10/2014 10:00am

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Legal (and smart) use of Social Media for your Business

Series: Business Law Dumbed Down

Social media can be your best friend or worst...

Premiere Date: 09/18/2014 10:00am

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IP Issues in Setting up a website

Series: IP 101

Intellectual Property law is all around us and any...

Premiere Date: 09/23/2014 10:00am

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Financing a Growing Business with Help from the Feds: SBA 7a

Series: Business Borrowing Basics

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

Premiere Date: 09/26/2014 10:00am

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Legal Issues in Representing Innovators and Inventors

Series: IP 101

Intellectual Property law is all around us and any...

Premiere Date: 10/07/2014 10:00am

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Choosing and Protecting Your Name and Brand

Series: IP 101

Intellectual Property law is all around us and any...

Premiere Date: 10/28/2014 10:00am

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Tax Basics For the Business Lawyer

Series: Business Law Dumbed Down

Tax law is daunting for everyone but tax attorneys. ...

Premiere Date: 10/30/2014 10:00am

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Trade Secrets and Confidentiality

Series: IP 101

Intellectual Property law is all around us and any...

Premiere Date: 11/10/2014 10:00am

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The Income Statement

Series: Finance and Accounting

There is a saying:  “If you don’t know your...

Premiere Date: 11/12/2014 10:00am

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Buying and Selling IP

Series: IP 101

Intellectual Property law is all around us and any...

Premiere Date: 11/18/2014 10:00am

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The Balance Sheet

Series: Finance and Accounting

There is a saying:  “If you don’t know your...

Premiere Date: 11/19/2014 10:00am

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The Statement of Cash Flows

Series: Finance and Accounting

There is a saying:  “If you don’t know your...

Premiere Date: 11/26/2014 10:00am

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Bringing it All Together – Part I

Series: Finance and Accounting

There is a saying:  “If you don’t know your...

Premiere Date: 12/03/2014 10:00am

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Bringing it All Together – Part II

Series: Finance and Accounting

There is a saying:  “If you don’t know your...

Premiere Date: 12/16/2014 10:00am

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Finance 101 for the Lawyer

Series: Business Law Dumbed Down

EBITDA.  Free cash flow.  Pro formas.  Do you know...

Premiere Date: 12/30/2014 10:00am

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Past Webinars:

Was the Debtor Insolvent?

Series: Complex Financial Litigation

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

Premiere Date: 12/05/2013 10:00am

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Communicating with Executive Management on How IP Supports Corporate Objectives

Series: 

Leading IP practitioners from industry, private practice, and consulting...

Premiere Date: 11/12/2013 12:00pm

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Leveraging & Protecting Trade Secrets

Series: 

Trade secrets are valuable IP assets, whether they are...

Premiere Date: 11/07/2013 12:00pm

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Buying and Selling IP

Series: Intellectual Property 101

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

Premiere Date: 10/30/2013 10:00am

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Drafting an LLC Operating Agreement

Series: Business Law Dumbed Down

Attend this webinar if you have not drafted at...

Premiere Date: 10/23/2013 10:00am

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Basics of Drafting an LLC Operating Agreement

Series: Business Law Dumbed Down

Attend this webinar if you have not drafted at...

Premiere Date: 10/23/2013 10:00am

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ESOPs – The Most Under-Used Succession Planning Tool

Series: Business Law Dumbed Down

Experts call ESOPs the hidden treasure of succession planning....

Premiere Date: 10/16/2013 10:00am

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Basics of Starting Business

Series: Business Law Dumbed Down

A potential client came to you yesterday saying “Can...

Premiere Date: 10/09/2013 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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Trade Secrets and Confidentiality

Series: Intellectual Property 101

The Colonel’s secret recipe is neither copyrighted nor patented....

Premiere Date: 09/25/2013 10:00am

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Choosing and Protecting Your Name and Brand

Series: Intellectual Property 101

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

Premiere Date: 09/18/2013 10:00am

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Representing Innovators and Inventors

Series: Intellectual Property 101

This webinar discusses the basics of patent law and...

Premiere Date: 08/28/2013 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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Investing in Residential Real Estate

Series: Real Estate Dumbed Down

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

Premiere Date: 08/20/2013 3:00pm

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Anatomy of Private Equity Deal Investing in a Private Equity Fund

Series: PE & VC Demystified: The Nuts and Bolts of Private Equity and Venture Capital Series

This webinar is aimed at those who represent the...

Premiere Date: 08/15/2013 10:00am

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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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Resolving Shareholders Disputes

Series: Complex Financial Litigation

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

Premiere Date: 08/14/2013 10:00am

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Anatomy of a Private Equity Deal Selling your Company to a Private Equity Fund

Series: PE & VC Demystified: The Nuts and Bolts of Private Equity and Venture Capital Series

If you own a company or represent the owner...

Premiere Date: 08/08/2013 10:00am

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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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Roadmap to Buying a Business

Series: Business Law Dumbed Down

You are representing a buyer of a business, have...

Premiere Date: 08/07/2013 10:00am

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Investing in Multi-Family Real Estate

Series: Real Estate Dumbed Down

Investing in multifamily real estate is completely different from...

Premiere Date: 08/06/2013 3:00pm

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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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IP Issues In Setting Up A Website

Series: Intellectual Property 101

Negotiating with a web designer; selecting a domain name...

Premiere Date: 07/31/2013 10:00am

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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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Valuation Fights in Bankruptcy

Series: Complex Financial Litigation

The key battle in Chapter 11 often revolves around...

Premiere Date: 07/17/2013 10:00am

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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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Investing in a Venture Capital Fund

Series: Anatomy of a Venture Capital Deal

This webinar is aimed at those who represent the...

Premiere Date: 06/27/2013 10:00am

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Representing The Commercial Landlord

Series: Real Estate Dumbed Down

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

Premiere Date: 06/25/2013 3:00pm

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Getting An Investment From a Venture Capital Fund

Series: Anatomy of a Venture Capital Deal

Do you represent a start-up looking for funding?  Attend...

Premiere Date: 06/20/2013 10:00am

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What An Accredited Investor Should Know Before Jumping In

Series: 

This webinar will uncover considerations for accredited investors before...

Premiere Date: 06/18/2013 3:00pm

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Due Diligence in Real Estate Deals

Series: Real Estate Dumbed Down

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

Premiere Date: 06/18/2013 12:00pm

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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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SBA 7a

Series: Access to Capital

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

Premiere Date: 06/13/2013 3:00pm

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SBA 504

Series: Access to Capital

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

Premiere Date: 06/12/2013 3:00pm

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Basics of Real Estate Syndication

Series: Real Estate Dumbed Down

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

Premiere Date: 06/11/2013 3:00pm

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Really Alternative Financing

Series: Access to Capital

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

Premiere Date: 06/04/2013 3:00pm

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Alternative Financing

Series: Access to Capital

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

Premiere Date: 05/29/2013 3:00pm

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Negotiating A Loan Agreement

Series: Access to Capital

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

Premiere Date: 05/22/2013 3:00pm

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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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Getting Ready to Secure a Loan

Series: Access to Capital

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

Premiere Date: 05/15/2013 3:00pm

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Verifying and Documenting Accredited Investor Status

Series: Private Offerings & Accredited Investors: What Issuers and their Advisors Must Know

This is one of a three part webinar designed...

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

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Lost Profit Cases

Series: Complex Financial Litigation

What is important and who determines the weight placed...

Premiere Date: 05/09/2013 10:00am

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General Solicitation and Advertising in Private Offerings

Series: Private Offerings & Accredited Investors: What Issuers and their Advisors Must Know

This is one of a three part webinar designed...

Premiere Date: 05/03/2013 10:00am

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Who is An Accredited Investor Under the Revised Standards?

Series: Private Offerings & Accredited Investors: What Issuers and their Advisors Must Know

This is one of a three part webinar designed...

Premiere Date: 04/26/2013 10:00am

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Selling a Piece Of Yourself

Series: From Start Up to Grown Up

There is no precise way to define when a...

Premiere Date: 04/24/2013 3:00pm

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Earn-out Disputes

Series: Complex Financial Litigation

Earn-out mechanisms are a good way to overcome a...

Premiere Date: 04/11/2013 10:00am

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So, You’re Ready To Move Out Of The Garage?

Series: From Start Up to Grown Up

As a start-up grows, it can quickly outgrow its...

Premiere Date: 04/10/2013 3:00pm

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So, You’re Hiring Your First Full Time Employee?

Series: From Start Up to Grown Up

Working on a start-up alone or with a few...

Premiere Date: 04/03/2013 3:00pm

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Buyer v. Seller Perspectives – Negotiating the Deal

Series: Private Company M&A Bootcamp 2013

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

Premiere Date: 03/29/2013 10:00am

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Bankruptcy for Fun and Profit:  Claims Trading and 363 Sales

Series: Restructuring, Insolvency & Distressed Investing 2013

If you think you may ever represent a buyer...

Premiere Date: 03/28/2013 10:00am

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Common Struggles Of the Entrepreneur

Series: From Start Up to Grown Up

Regardless of the industry, entrepreneurs tend to share a...

Premiere Date: 03/27/2013 3:00pm

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Special Issues in Special Transactions

Series: Private Company M&A Bootcamp 2013

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

Premiere Date: 03/22/2013 10:00am

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Basics of Bankruptcy Litigation for the Non-Bankruptcy Litigator

Series: Restructuring, Insolvency & Distressed Investing 2013

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

Premiere Date: 03/21/2013 10:00am

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Process

Series: Private Company M&A Bootcamp 2013

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

Premiere Date: 03/15/2013 10:00am

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Creditor Bootcamp: Bankruptcy of a Customer/Client/Tenant

Series: Restructuring, Insolvency & Distressed Investing 2013

So, your company or client is a creditor in...

Premiere Date: 03/14/2013 10:00am

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How to Negotiate a Commercial Lease

Series: Business Law Dumbed Down

Attend this webinar if you have to represent a...

Premiere Date: 03/13/2013 10:00am

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Fundamental Concepts Part II

Series: Private Company M&A Bootcamp 2013

This webinar discusses earn-out provisions; antitrust issues; intellectual property...

Premiere Date: 03/08/2013 10:00am

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How to Buy a Distressed Business/Assets Outside of Bankruptcy

Series: Restructuring, Insolvency & Distressed Investing 2013

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

Premiere Date: 03/07/2013 10:00am

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Fighting Over Value in a Business Divorce

Series: Complex Financial Litigation

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

Premiere Date: 03/06/2013 10:00am

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Fundamental Concepts Part I

Series: Private Company M&A Bootcamp 2013

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

Premiere Date: 03/01/2013 10:00am

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Everything the GC Should Know About Chapter 11

Series: Restructuring, Insolvency & Distressed Investing 2013

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

Premiere Date: 02/28/2013 10:00am

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Strategic Alternatives for Distressed Businesses

Series: Restructuring, Insolvency & Distressed Investing 2013

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

Premiere Date: 02/21/2013 10:00am

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