This program examines the most recent issues a practitioner needs to be aware of with respect to end-users and derivatives. These include how the ISDA Resolution Stay Protocol and its possible expansion affects end-users and what impact it has on the bankruptcy process. For example, what happens if a dealer counterparty goes insolvent? Also examined are what commercial end-users need to know to trade uncleared swaps, what is mandatory clearing, and when and how can end-users claim an exemption from mandatory clearing. Current Topics for End-Users of Swaps addresses these and other essentials to a legal practice intersecting with derivatives. No previous experience with derivatives law is required for this program.
Law firms are increasingly targets for cyber hackers. Lawyers maintain a lot of their clients' sensitive information that can be used for fraud, identity theft and potentially corporate malfeasance. In this CLE, we will discuss best practices attorneys may implement to reasonably secure information from external threats such as hackers and malware as well as internal threats posed by employee behavior. We will discuss how attorneys' ethical obligations to maintain confidentiality factor into technologically savvy practices. Ethics credit will be provided.
Find out everything you need to do to preserve the rights of your client, whether dealing with a minor problem or a serious matter, from the first minute your telephone rings until the dust settles. This program is a must for any attorney that needs a refresher in criminal law practice.
A vast majority of attorneys, whether in a small firm or large firm will be involved in a real estate transaction in the course of their practice. There are a great many ethical pitfalls which one may fall into while handling a real estate transaction. Some of these ethical issues are obvious and others are far more difficult to recognize. This updated course will examine in detail day-to-day ethical issues that confront real estate attorneys and the general practitioner. Special emphasis will be made on conflicts of interest, the holding of escrow monies and title issues.
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