Top Drafting Mistakes of Indemnification in Business Agreements

$195.00

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

Indemnify – “to secure (someone) against legal liability for their actions.” While the definition seems simple enough, drafting an adequate, binding and appropriate indemnification clause can be a challenge. The purpose of the course is to provide a semblance of the top drafting mistakes of indemnification provisions in different situations, different jurisdictions and different sectors. In a provision where one word can make a difference in the outcome, this is one course not to miss.

Key topics to be discussed:

•   Defining indemnification in different jurisdictions
•   Understanding the importance of word choice and key phrases
•   Know the party that you are dealing with and the indemnification provision’s ramifications in a particular context
•   Case law in different situations and its application to avoiding the top drafting mistakes

Date / Time: December 11, 2019

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

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Original Broadcast Date: August 16, 2019

Rachel V. Rose, JD, MBA is a Principal with Rachel V. Rose – Attorney at Law, P.L.L.C. (Houston, TX).

Ms. Rose has a unique background, having worked in many different facets of healthcare, securities, cybersecurity, as well as international law and business throughout her career. Her practice focuses on a variety of cybersecurity, health care and securities law issues related to industry compliance and transactional work, as well as representing plaintiffs in Dodd-Frank/False Claims Act whistleblower claims.

Ms. Rose holds an MBA with minors in healthcare and entrepreneurship from Vanderbilt University, and a law degree from Stetson University College of Law, where she graduated with various honors, including the National Scribes Award and The William F. Blews Pro Bono Service Award. Ms. Rose is licensed in Texas. Currently, she is the Chair of the Federal Bar Association’s Government Relations Committee, the co-editor of the American Health Lawyers Association’s Enterprise Risk Management Handbook for Healthcare Entities (2nd Edition), as well as a co-author of the books The ABCs of ACOs and What Are International Business Considerations? She has been named consecutively to the Texas Bar College, the National Women Trial Lawyers Association’s Top 25 and Houstonia Magazine’s Top Lawyers for healthcare. Ms. Rose is an Affiliated Member with the Baylor College of Medicine’s Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy, where she teaches bioethics.

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Section I. What are the top drafting mistakes?

Section II. Defining indemnification and the requirements in different jurisdictions

Section III. Words matter: Be discerning and understand what each word means

Section IV. The importance of knowing the other party to the contract, as well as the industry

Section V. Indemnification in arbitration

Section VI. Case law applications

Section VII. Sample provisions