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

Dealmaker's Guide to Managing M&A Closings

October 30, 2019
1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Eastern

This program will offer the nuts and bolts on mergers and acquisitions closings and how to manage deal documentation. A panel of experienced M&A counsel will discuss best practices for handling the potential challenges and complications that may arise in signing and closing deals.


  • Diego Gomez-Cornejo (moderator), McDermott Will & Emery, Dallas, TX
  • Chauncey M. Lane, Husch Blackwell, Dallas, TX
  • Brandee Diamond, DLA Piper, Silicon Valley, CA

Presented by: Mergers and Acquisitions Committee

Registration will be opening soon.

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Audio and materials from all Business Law Basics programs will be archived shortly after each webinar.

Accreditation Information

States typically decide whether a program qualifies for MCLE credit in their jurisdiction 4-8 weeks after the program application is submitted.  For many live events, credit approval is not received prior to the program. 

The ABA will seek 1.5 hours of 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. Please 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