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.

Anti-Money Laundering and Sanctions Compliance for Corporates

August 6, 2020
1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Eastern

The program will discuss how internationally active companies can manage their money laundering and sanctions risks, including through risk assessments, due diligence, contractual representations and warranties, and compliance programs.  The program will also discuss how the AML and sanctions obligations of their financial institutions will impact internationally active companies.


  • Soo-Mi Rhee (moderator), Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP, Washington, DC
  • Max Bonici, White & Case LLP, Washington, DC
  • Jeremy Kuester, White & Case LLP, Washington, DC
  • Cristina Brayton-Lewis, White & Case LLP, Washington, DC

Presented by: Banking Law Committee

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Who Governs the Internet, and Why Should Business Lawyers Care?

August 20, 2020
1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Eastern

Internet Governance (IG) touches upon many aspects of business law practice. This panel will provide an overview of the main IG bodies (ICANN: Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers and IGF: Internet Governance Forum) and main IG approaches (multilateral and multi-stakeholder). The panel will then show how this understanding of how IG works can help attorneys address common business law issues, such as domain name disputes, website hijacking, trademark infringement, SEO marketing abuses, and more.


  • Michael Kelly (moderator), Creighton University School of Law, Omaha, NE
  • David Satola, The World Bank, Washington D.C
  • Samaneh Tajalizadehkhoob, Internet Corporation For Assigned Names and Numbers, Netherlands 

Presented by: Cyberspace Law 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


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

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