2022 BUSINESS LAW INSTITUTE
Live Simulcast Seminar
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MEMBER PRICE
$495.00
STANDARD PRICE
$595.00
MSBA MEMBER, NEW LAWYER, AND OTHER DISCOUNTS, IF APPLICABLE, WILL BE APPLIED DURING CHECKOUT.

IN-PERSON PASSHOLDERS:
You may use your Pass to register for the live simulcast at no charge.

ONLINE

Monday, May 9, 2022 - Tuesday, May 10, 2022

8:45 AM - 4:45 PM

REGISTRATION IS OPEN FOR BOTH IN-PERSON AND ONLINE ATTENDANCE
If in-person attendance becomes unavailable, online access will automatically be available through your website account.
In-Person Passholders – You may use your Pass to register for the live simulcast at no charge.

COVID safety guidelines for this event may be found HERE.


2022 Business Law Institute

A Comprehensive Update for Business Law Attorneys

This year’s Institute will feature important plenary sessions along with many breakouts on different topics for you to design a CLE experience to meet your individual needs and areas of interest. Whether you are new to the Institute in 2022, a returning participant, or a senior business attorney, there will be relevant and timely content for everyone.

Here Are Just Some of the Benefits of This Year’s Conference:

  • You choose to attend in-person or attend remotely via livestream!
  • You can watch or re-watch all sessions for the next year!
  • Special sessions on: 
    • M&A/Business Purchase and Sale
    • Business Basics
    • Business Owner Disputes
    • Succession Planning
    • Business Contracts
    • Data Security
    • And Much More!
  • Plus a free copy of the Complete Business Lawyer book!
  • And more!
Day 1 – Monday, May 9


8:15 – 8:45 a.m.
CHECK-IN OR JOIN ONLINE


8:45 – 9:00 a.m.
WELCOME & INTRODUCTION


9:00 – 9:30 a.m.
2022 Business Law Case Update
– Faris A. Rashid & X. Kevin Zhao


9:30 – 10:00 a.m.
The Corporate Transparency Act – What Business Lawyers Need to Know and Do
– Kimberly A. Lowe


10:00 – 10:15 a.m.
BREAK


10:15 – 11:10 a.m.
BREAKOUT SESSION A

001
How Businesses Are Set Up – Pivotal Legal Issues to Recognize

– Chad A. Snyder

002
An Overview of the Current M&A Market – Perspectives on Small, Medium and Large Deals

– Jamie M. Frommelt & Adam Webb
– Mark D. Williamson (moderator)

003
All the Rage: Cryptocurrencies, Blockchain, Non-Fungible Tokens, and MetaVerse in Plain English

– Andrew R. Shedlock


11:10 – 11:20 a.m.
BREAK


11:20 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
BREAKOUT SESSION B

101
LLC Operating Agreements – 7 Things to Cover When Drafting Agreements

– Jessica D. Manivasager

102
Observations and Lessons: Four Decades in M&A

– Bruce M. Engler

103
Planning the Exit – Estate and Succession Planning for the Business Owner

Back by Popular Demand
– Wade R. Wacholz


12:15 – 1:15 p.m.
LUNCH (on your own)


1:15 – 2:15 p.m.
BREAKOUT SESSION C

201
Early Stage Financing for Startup Companies

– Peter J. Kaiser

202
Mergers and Acquisitions: Navigating Representations, Warranties, and Indemnification

– Keith P. Radtke & Kate Sherburne

203
Current Employment Law Issues Including COVID, Mandates, Hybrid Workplaces and More

– Leonard B. Segal


2:15 – 2:30 p.m.
BREAK


2:30 – 3:30 p.m.
BREAKOUT SESSION D

301
Commercial Contract Review – Practical Guidance for Reviewing and Advising Clients on Commercial Agreements

– Jesse J. Klick & Ernest (Pat) Shriver

302
Guiding Your Client Through the Purchase and Sale Process – A Checklist Approach

– Allison M. Plunkett

303
How to Create and Perfect Security Interests in Personal Property

– Steven W. Meyer


3:30 – 3:45 p.m.
BREAK


3:45 – 4:45 p.m.
BREAKOUT SESSION E

401
The Legal and Ethical Implications of the Close Corporation Attorney-Client Privilege Trap

1.0 ethics credit applied for
– Aram V. Desteian & Casey D. Marshall

402
Conducting Effective Due Diligence in M&A Transactions

– Zachary J. Crain

403
The Business Lawyer’s Guide to Understanding, Using or Defeating Non-Competition and Other Restrictive Covenants

– Katie M. Connolly



Day 2 – Tuesday, May 10


8:00 – 8:35 a.m.
CHECK-IN OR JOIN ONLINE


8:35 – 8:55 a.m.
ANNUAL MSBA BUSINESS LAW SECTION MEETING


8:55 – 9:00 a.m.
INTRODUCTION TO DAY 2


9:00 – 9:30 a.m.
The Secretary of State Report
– Steve Simon


9:30 – 10:00 a.m.
Understanding Business Owners Legal Rights and Duties
– J. Patrick Plunkett


10:00 – 10:15 a.m.
BREAK


10:15 – 11:10 a.m.
BREAKOUT SESSION F

501
Asset Sale vs. Stock Sale – Exploring the Differences and Reviewing the Tax Considerations

– Susan J. Markey

502
What Really Matters in Contract Drafting – Drafting Principles and Enforceability

– Jennie A. Clarke & Michael H. Frasier

503
Financing the New Business – With Special Emphasis on How to Conduct a Crowd Funding Offering Under the New Reg CF Changes

– David Duccini & Jeffrey C. O’Brien


11:10 – 11:20 a.m.
BREAK


11:20 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
BREAKOUT SESSION G

601
Representing the Buyer in an Asset Purchase – The Nuts and Bolts of the Purchase Agreement & Closing Checklist

– Sarvesh Desai & Rochelle L. Hauser

602
What to Know About Key Contract Provisions – ADR, Waiver, Attorney Fees and More

– Heather L. Marx & Kristi Adair Zentner

603
Privacy and Cybersecurity – Unpacking the Latest Developments That Will Impact Your Business Clients

– Jamie N. Nafziger


12:15 – 1:15 p.m.
LUNCH (on your own)


1:15 – 2:15 p.m.
BREAKOUT SESSION H

701
5 Ways to Minimize Shareholder Disputes from the Beginning

– Allison M. Plunkett & J. Patrick Plunkett

702
Buy-Sell Agreements and Business Succession Planning

– Richard C. Berning & John H. Heidebrecht

703
Advice for Those Who Advise Boards of Directors

– John H. Stout


2:15 – 2:30 p.m.
BREAK


2:30 – 3:30 p.m.
BREAKOUT SESSION I

801
Negotiating the Terms of a “Business Divorce” Without Losing the Business

– Janel M. Dressen & Terri Krivosha

802
Family Business Succession Planning: Exploring the Benefits, Challenges and Strategies 

– Jon R. Schindel

803
How to Implement Agile Privacy and Security Programs So They Can More Easily Accommodate Change

– Kerry L. Childe & Patrick E. Midden


3:30 – 3:45 p.m.
BREAK


3:45 – 4:45 p.m.
BREAKOUT SESSION J

901
7 Litigated Owner Disputes and What the Courts Have Decided 

– Shannon M. Awsumb & Janel M. Dressen

902
Mental Health, Well-Being, and Implicit Bias in a Post-COVID Environment

1.0 elimination of bias credit applied for
– Joan M. Bibelhausen

LIVE IN-PERSON
Monday & Tuesday, May 9-10, 2022
Minnesota CLE Conference Center
600 Nicollet Mall, Suite 370
Seventh Street & Nicollet Mall, Third Floor City Center
Minneapolis, Minnesota

LIVE SIMULCAST
Monday & Tuesday, May 9-10, 2022
Attend online

$495 MSBA members / $495 paralegals / $595 standard rate

Other discounts that may apply:

Scholarships available!
Need-based scholarships are available for in-person and online seminars. For further information or to obtain a scholarship application, contact us at 800-759-8840 or customerservice@minncle.org.

Minnesota CLE is applying to the Minnesota State Board of CLE for 11.5 CLE credits, including 1.0 ethics credit for session #401 and 1.0 elimination of bias credit for session #902. The maximum number of total credits attendees may claim for this program is 11.5 credits.

MEMBER PRICE
$495.00
STANDARD PRICE
$595.00
MSBA MEMBER, NEW LAWYER, AND OTHER DISCOUNTS, IF APPLICABLE, WILL BE APPLIED DURING CHECKOUT.

IN-PERSON PASSHOLDERS:
You may use your Pass to register for the live simulcast at no charge.

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