Top Challenges for Business Attorneys: Understanding Business Structures and Indemnification/Hold Harmless Provisions

$195.00

CLE Credits earned: 2 GENERAL (or 2 LAW & LEGAL for WA state)

This course will provide a mini road map of the most common hazards and pitfalls that may be encountered by attorneys who advise or litigate on behalf of business clients. Although each business entity may face unique issues depending on its particular endeavor, there are certain basic risk avoidance principles that all business attorneys should be familiar with.

This course is co-sponsored by the Federal Bar Association.

Key topics to be discussed:

•   Choosing the right business structure for your client
•   Keeping your client up to date on local, state, and federal regulations that apply to all businesses
•   Understanding the inherent problems that arise with contractual indemnity and hold harmless agreements in contracts

Date / Time: May 23, 2019

•   2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Eastern
•   1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Central
•   12:00 pm – 2:00 pm Mountain
•   11:00 am – 1:00 pm Pacific

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•   Live Video Broadcast/Re-Broadcast: Watch Program “live” in real-time, must sign-in and watch program on date and time set above. May ask questions during presentation via chat box. Qualifies for “live” CLE credit.
•   On-Demand Video: Access CLE 24/7 via on-demand library and watch program anytime. Qualifies for self-study CLE credit. On-demand versions are made available 7 business days after the original recording date and are view-able for up to one year.

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Original Broadcast Date: May 23, 2019

Mike Gorby, Esq. is a nationally recognized leader in complex insurance coverage disputes and liability issues that arise for property owners and managers, such as hotel chains, restaurants, shopping centers, apartment complexes, office buildings, and other public venues. He has tried cases and handled hundreds of matters for corporations and individuals across the United States throughout his three- decade legal career.

In addition to his law practice, Mike is a passionate teacher. He’s chaired the Premises Liability Seminar for the Institute of Continuing Legal Education of Georgia (now a Division of the Georgia State Bar) for over twenty years. He is a frequent speaker for state and national legal education programs including ICLE, the National Business Institute and the Georgia Tech Procurement Assistance Center (GTPAC), which helps businesses identify, compete for, and win government contracts.

Mike is the author of Premises Liability in Georgia published by Thomson Reuters/West which is now in its Third Edition. Mike is a graduate of the University of Georgia School of Law. Before attending law school, Mike served as an Artillery Officer with the U.S. Army. He is also a certified mediator.

Mike is rated AV-Preeminent ® (the highest level of professional excellence) by the Lexis-Nexis Peer Review Ratings™ system and has been selected as a Super Lawyer® by the Thomson Reuters® peer review system.

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Section I. An analysis of the types of business entities (LLCs, PCs, etc.) recognized in most states and the substantive differences between them

Section II. An overview of the laws and compliance regulations that impact most companies

Section III. An analysis of indemnity and hold harmless clauses in contracts and common complications associated with these clauses