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The Future of IRS Voluntary Disclosures in a Post-OVDP World (July 18, 2019)

Program Number: 2993 Presenter: Matthew D. Lee, Esq.

**** CD's are pre-order only and not available until after the program date - Online Programs are not available until after the program date. If the online purchase button is not showing, then the on-demand program is not yet available. **** Following the termination last fall of its immensely successful Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program (OVDP), the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has announced a new regime to govern all voluntary disclosures regarding tax noncompliance. These new procedures apply to both domestic and offshore voluntary disclosures, and in many ways, they replicate the procedures under the now-shuttered OVDP. In other ways, the new procedures are significantly different, particularly the new civil penalty framework, which calls for the imposition of a 50 percent penalty on undisclosed offshore financial assets, and a 75 percent civil fraud penalty on unpaid taxes. This program will trace the history of IRS voluntary disclosure programs, review key elements of the new regime

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Intellectual Property in Bankruptcy (June 26, 2019)

Program Number: 2990 Presenter: Mark A. Salzberg, Esq.

**** CD's are pre-order only and not available until after the program date - Online Programs are not available until after the program date. If the online purchase button is not showing, then the on-demand program is not yet available. **** Join us for a webinar on the treatment of intellectual property in bankruptcy, led by Mark Salzberg, a partner in Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP’s Restructuring & Insolvency Practice. The program will begin with a general description of basic bankruptcy terms and concepts, such as the definition of intellectual property under the Bankruptcy Code and what it means to assume or reject a contract. The program will further cover: Strategies that IP licensors can use to prevent IP license agreements from being assumed by licensees that have filed bankruptcy - What rights IP licensees have when a licensor files bankruptcy, especially in regards to their ability to retain rights under their

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What Millennial Lawyers Want!

Program Number: 2986 Presenter: Susan Smith Blakely, Esq.

The Facts about Millennial Lawyers: The Values that Millennial Lawyers Bring to the Profession; What Millennial Lawyers Want from Law Practice; The Challenges for Law Firms to Initiate Changes to Retain and Develop Millennial Lawyers; and The Similarities Between the Values of Millennial Lawyers and Lawyers of The Greatest Generation. We’ve activated author discount code USZP-DLMP#200733 for 33% off purchases of the print book from 5/15 to 5/30, available at the Wolters Kluwer website: https://www.wklegaledu.com/Blakely-MillenialLawyers1/

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Getting Your Ducks in a Row for the California Consumer Privacy Act (June 27, 2019)

Program Number: 2985 Presenter: Sadia Mirza, Esq.

**** CD's are pre-order only and not available until after the program date - Online Programs are not available until after the program date. If the online purchase button is not showing, then the on-demand program is not yet available. **** Data privacy took center stage in 2018. The European Union's (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into effect in May 2018, and California quickly followed suit with its own privacy protection law, the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (CCPA). The CCPA greatly expands privacy protections for California residents by providing greater transparency and control over how certain businesses use their personal information. Come next year, California residents will have rights similar in principle to those afforded to EU residents, including the right to access information, right to deletion, right to data portability, and the right to opt out of the sale of their personal information. Businesses subject to the CCPA need to

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Impending Legalization - Hot Topics in Cannabis Law

Program Number: 2981 Presenter: Robert Hertman, Esq., James K. Landau, Esq., Andrew Schriever, Esq.

The legalization of cannabis by states across the nation for both medical and adult use has caused a surge in the production and distribution of legal marijuana and a significant increase in related service providers, including marketers, sellers of paraphernalia and investors. The laws vary greatly from state to state and the sale of cannabis is still illegal under federal law. The faculty for this seminar features several leading authorities on the subject. This comprehensive program on cannabis law will introduce you to the most relevant issues for businesses and attorneys looking to get involved in this emerging industry. The faculty will cover the issues involved in the regulation of cannabis and possible future regulation and an overview of recent case law around the nation affecting this industry. The faculty will also discuss conflicts between federal and state law and policy, including application of ethics rules such as Rule 1.2 of

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Standing, Statutory Violations, and "Intangible Harm": The Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act and Beyond

Program Number: 2970 Presenter: Jason Stiehl, Esq., Eli Wade-Scott, Esq.

The presentation will look at the current landscape in State and Federal Courts on standing in suits alleging statutory violations without consequential harm, such as those arising under the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act, state consumer protection statutes, as well as federal statutes like RESPA and FACTA. The presentation will cover a history of the standing doctrine, recent relevant decisions, and what is on the horizon, including relevant United States Supreme Court cases. The presenters will offer perspectives from both sides of the bar.

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Untangling Fear in Lawyering

Program Number: 2963 Presenter: Heidi K. Brown

For many law students and lawyers, studying and practicing law can be scary. We rarely talk about fear in law school or legal training. Instead, well-meaning mentors advise, “Just do it…fake it till you make it…if your dreams don’t scare you, they’re not big enough.” Yet, scientists confirm that fear blocks learning and performance. It can stoke anxiety and depression in a profession already saturated with mental health challenges. If we can turn down the dial of stress and anxiety even one notch for even one struggling individual in our profession by sparking a dialogue about the reality of fear in lawyering, let’s do it. This presentation discusses the reality, causes, manifestations, and consequences of fear in legal practice, and offers a four-step process for law students and lawyers to reframe fear into fortitude

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Becoming a Lawyer: Discovering and Defining Your Professional Persona

Program Number: 2958 Presenter: Raymond Dowd, Esq., Toni Jaeger-Fine, Esq.

Today’s legal marketplace demands professionals with a range of qualities in which many attorneys are deficient–not because they lack ability or talent but because of a lack of awareness of the importance of attitudes and behaviors that mark a successful professional. This lecture 1.describes the foundations for developing a strong professional persona; 2. provides specific ways for an attorney to discover and define a professional persona; and 3. gives a range of tools relating to self-management and working with others that will enhance professionalism, self-awareness, productivity, success and career satisfaction.

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Prenuptial Agreements 101: How to Create Enforceable Terms in Premarital Agreements

Program Number: 2957 Presenter: Bari Weinberger, Esq.

A prenuptial agreement is a legal document that enables a couple contemplating marriage to pre-decide how property and assets will be divided or treated in the event of divorce. The myth still persists that "prenups" are only for the mega wealthy, but this just isn't so! In the webinar geared for family law practitioners and attorneys in other practice areas. family law expert Bari Z. Weinberger explores the practical implications of prenuptial agreements for protecting and making decisions on a wide of issues, including ownership of small family businesses, assets earmarked for children from other marriages/relationships, retirement accounts, estate plans, alimony and even intellectual property, such as protecting one spouse's idea for a book or app. Participants in the webinar will come away with a thorough understanding of how to negotiate a an enforceable prenuptial agreement for their clients.

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Child Custody 101: Determining Custody and Parenting Time for Modern Families

Program Number: 2956 Presenter: Bari Weinberger, Esq.

For divorcing spouses with kids, custody decisions about their children are a top priority -- and a top source of conflict. Geared towards family law practitioners and other attorneys with clients going through divorce, family law expert Bari Z. Weinberger explores the many facets of child custody, including deciding where the children will live and how much time they spend with each parent; how certain legal decisions (i.e., medical, education and religious) will be made; parental rights; how to enforce and/or modify custody agreements, mediating child custody, and more. Ms. Weinberger will then examine common points of conflict in custody negations and identify strategies for avoiding custody battles. Participants will come away with a highly nuanced understanding of how to help divorcing parents put their children's best interests first.

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