Representing a client who is buying or selling a small to midsize business is a complicated process, involving a myriad of legal issues and business considerations. Our informative and practical program will guide you through the various aspects of purchasing or selling an ongoing business. You will learn strategies for working with buyers, sellers, opposing counsel, brokers and lenders; techniques for negotiating and drafting key contract clauses; and procedures for getting the deal closed for your client.
In this seminar, a panel including attorneys experienced in the area of construction law, will provide a practical introduction to construction contracts. The panel will discuss different types of construction agreements. Speakers will also provide an in-depth analysis of the major topics within Owner/Architect agreements, Owner/Contractor agreements and Contractor/Subcontractor agreements. Through its presentation, the panel will highlight each party’s preferred position and a proposed resolution, using case studies and real-world examples.
Who should attend?
This program will address ethical and legal issues that corporate and outside counsel face in advising corporations, directors and officers, handling shareholder and derivative suits, and responding to government investigations. The program will present a scenario involving the discovery of possible accounting irregularities at a public company in which panelists will role play various parts, including that of corporate counsel, outside counsel, auditor’s counsel, and SEC counsel.
Join us to discuss how the Rules of Professional Conduct, and related decisions, opinions and commentary are applied to concrete situations that confront lawyers in everyday practice. A prominent faculty will discuss and take questions from the audience on a series of ethical conundrums. Among other topics, the panel will consider recent case law, ethics opinions, and other developments concerning a range of issues, including: ethical duties vis-à-vis jurors, conflicts of interest, the scope and limitations of confidentiality, and the in-firm privilege.
© 2014 Association of the Bar of the City of New York. All rights reserved. | 42 West 44th Street New York, NY 10036 | (212) 382.6600