Business Law Basics

Business Law Basics

Business Law Basics is a free CLE webinar series featuring monthly programs focused on the fundamentals of key practice areas.

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Audio, video, and materials from Business Law Basics programs are available to Business Law Section members shortly after each webinar. CLE credit is only available for programs that are live or in the on-demand library.

Upcoming Program

What Business Lawyers Need to Know About the Small Business Reorganization Act of 2019

June 17, 2020
1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Eastern

The speakers will discuss the history of the Small Business Reorganization Act of 2019 (the “SBRA”) as amended by the CARES Act, how the SBRA relates to other provisions in the Bankruptcy Code, the elements and core provisions of the SBRA and implementing issues.


  • Cecelia G. Morris (moderator), Chief Judge, U.S. Bankruptcy Court S.D.N.Y., Poughkeepsie, NY
  • William A. Brandt, Jr., Development Specialists, Inc., New York, NY
  • William K. Harrington, US Trustee, Office of the US Trustee Region 1 and 2, New York, NY
  • Robert J. Keach, Bernstein Shur, Portland, ME

Presented by: Business Bankruptcy Committee

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Accreditation Information

The ABA will seek credit for this program in the states indicated on this page.  The ABA will seek 1.5 hours of general CLE credit in 60-minute states and 1.8 hours of CLE credit in 50-minute states. Credit hours are estimated and are subject to each state’s approval and credit rounding rules. Visit for general information on CLE at the ABA.

Scholarship Information

A limited number of scholarships are available to defray the registration fee upon application. Preference will be given to practitioners with limited means and unemployed attorneys. Please contact Quiana Nesbit for more information at


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