Business Law Section Midyear Seminar: A Practical Guide to Updates and Trends in 2016 (May 2016) [16203-MP3 / 16203-FSV]

Business Law Section Midyear Seminar: A Practical Guide to Updates and Trends in 2016 (May 2016) [16203-MP3 / 16203-FSV]

Original Program Date: May 26, 2016
Duration: 6 hours, 36 minutes
Credits: Ethics: 1.00, Law & Legal Procedure: 5.50
List Price:$275.00
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The broad expanse of business law practice can change quickly – and with significant impact on your clients. This recorded annual seminar gives you the updates, identifies the trends, and provides practical guidance for advising your clients. Critical legislative updates include:
  • Washington’s new Limited Liability Company Act, effective Jan. 1, 2016: The major changes and why they were made; effect on existing LLCs; what you must consider when drafting new LLC agreements; the new Uniform Business Organizations Code (the “HUB”)
  • Washington Business Corporation Act: Recent amendments, possible future changes, and what it all means to you and your clients
  • Nonprofits for business lawyers: Quirks of Washington nonprofit corporate law and basics of tax-exempt status
  • Legal Opinions Committee Update: sneak preview of the draft Amended and Restated Washington Legal Opinion Report; discussion of ABA draft “Statement of Opinion Practices”
  • Current online threats to businesses and law firms and why you should be concerned
  • Ethics in business law transactions: where the RPCs and your transactional practice meet
Program Chair: Andrew W. Steen - Davis Wright Tremaine LLP, Seattle; Vice-Chair, Business Law Section

This program was a live seminar and webcast presented on May 26, 2016, in Seattle, WA. If you attended the live seminar or webcast and reported CLE credits, you cannot also report credits from watching or listening to this recording.

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Coursebook contains 388 pages.

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