THE COMPLETE BUSINESS LAWYER
Online Replay Seminar
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MEMBER PRICE
$195.00
STANDARD PRICE
$245.00
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 online replay at no charge.

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Friday, July 8, 2022

9:00 AM - 4:10 PM

Live ONLINE Replay – Highly-Rated Seminar!
In-Person Passholders – You may use your Pass to register for the online replay at no charge.

The Complete Business Lawyer

Crash Course Providing Answers to More Than 100+ Critical Questions in 11 Areas of Business Law

This FUN and FAST-PACED seminar, designed for lawyers who work for and with businesses on various legal issues, is a whole new way to learn business law! Topics discussed include: 

  • Business Formation & Entity Selection
  • Tax Considerations on Business Formation
  • Understanding Operating Agreements for LLCs
  • Intellectual Property Issues for Businesses
  • Privacy & Data Security Issues for Businesses
  • Employment Issues for Businesses
  • Commercial Lease & Real Estate Issues for Businesses
  • Common Ethics Questions in Business
  • Business Dissolution & Succession
  • Specific Issues for Online Businesses
  • Business Bankruptcy


FREE for All Attendees!
All attendees will receive a FREE electronic copy of The Complete Business Lawyer’s Quick Answer Book, a must-have reference guide of answers, legal authority, commentary, and practice pointers for the questions discussed at the course!


Originally presented October 28, 2021.

Business Formation and Entity Selection  (30 MINUTES)

  • Why operate a business through an entity rather than as a sole proprietorship?
  • What state should you incorporate your business in?
  • You want to issue stock to yourself and your cofounder. How do you do that?
  • And many more

– Kimberly A. Lowe, David Peteler & Jeffrey C. Robbins


Tax Considerations on Business Formation  (30 MINUTES)

  • What are some tax advantages and disadvantages of sole proprietorships?
  • What are some tax advantages and disadvantages of partnerships?
  • What are some tax advantages and disadvantages of LLCs?
  • And many more

– Kathleen E. (Splett) Pfutzenreuter & Benjamin A. Wagner


Understanding Operating Agreements for LLCs
  (30 MINUTES)

  • Does an LLC have to have an operating agreement? Does the agreement have to be in writing?
  • What are the most important things to cover in an LLC operating agreement?
  • If a member did not sign the operating agreement is it still binding?
  • And many more

– Jennie A. Clarke & Michael H. Frasier


Intellectual Property Issues for Businesses  (30 MINUTES)

  • My business has hired a vendor to develop something for us. Who owns the IP for things the vendor creates?
  • How do I protect my business’ name and logo?
  • Another business is infringing my IP. What should I do?
  • And many more

– Austen Zuege


Privacy and Data Security Issues for Businesses
  (30 MINUTES)

  • What policies does my business really need to have in place to protect our customers privacy? 
  • What does it mean to have a data breach and what are my business obligations if a breach occurs?
  • What are the most important steps to take in the first 24 hours after a cyber incident? 
  • And many more

– Heidi J. K. Fessler


Employment Issues for Businesses
  (30 MINUTES)

  • What type of questions can an employer ask an applicant before and during the interview process?
  • What type of leave must we provide our employee? 
  • Do employees have a right to privacy in Minnesota?
  • And many more

– Gina K. Janeiro


Questions & Answers
  (15 MINUTES)
– Zachary J. Crain


Commercial Lease and Real Estate Issues for Businesses
  (30 MINUTES)

  • What considerations should a business make when entering into a commercial lease?
  • What are the consequences for a business breaking its lease?
  • I am evaluating various properties to set up my business and keep seeing references to single, double, and triple net leases. What are they?
  • And many more

– Molly A. Gherty


Common Ethics Questions in Business
  (30 MINUTES)
0.5 ethics credit applied for

  • Can a lawyer serve as both corporate counsel and as a director?
  • Does privilege attach to all services provided by in-house counsel?
  • As an attorney, what should you do if a business is violating a law or regulation?
  • And many more

– Nicholas M. Ryan


Business Dissolution and Succession
  (30 MINUTES)

  • What are the steps for dissolving a business?
  • What happens if one owner of a business owning an equal share of the business dies?
  • How should my business be valued upon transfer?
  • And many more

– Susan Markey


Specific Issues for Online Businesses
  (30 MINUTES)

  • Does a Minnesota small business need to be concerned about the privacy laws of other states or countries, such as the CCPA or GDPR?
  • What sort of terms of use, disclaimers and policies should be stated on a company’s website?
  • What images, endorsements and other content can a company use on its website? How does a company protect the content on its website?
  • And many more

– Rachel E. Soffer


Business Bankruptcy
  (30 MINUTES)

  • What is the new small business subchapter V bankruptcy process?
  • Do I have to keep doing business with a customer who files bankruptcy?
  • What is the process of purchasing assets in a bankruptcy case?
  • And many more

– Mychal A. Bruggeman & Nauni J. Manty


Questions & Answers
  (15 MINUTES)
– Zachary J. Crain

$195 MSBA members / $195 paralegals / $245 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 6.0 CLE credits, including 0.5 ethics credit. The maximum number of total credits attendees may claim for this program is 6.0 credits.

MEMBER PRICE
$195.00
STANDARD PRICE
$245.00
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 online replay at no charge.

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