In The Know

In The Know

In The Know is an exclusive Business Law Section member benefit. Earn free business law CLE by attending these hot-topic webinars developed by practice-area experts.

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Audio, video, and materials from In The Know 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

Critical Audit Matters:  What Lawyers Need to Know About the PCAOB’s New Auditor Reporting Standard

January 23, 2019
1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Eastern

Public company auditors will soon be required by the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board to provide narrative disclosures about Critical Audit Matters (CAMs). We will discuss the CAMs standard, auditors’ current implementation plans, and advising clients regarding potential issues raised by CAMs, including whether litigation contingencies might be CAMs.

Panelists:

  • Thomas W. White (moderator), WilmerHale--Retired, Washington, DC
  • Josh K. Jones, Ernst & Young LLP, Washington, DC
  • Noel J. Para, Alston & Bird LLP, New York. NY
  • Karen C. Wiedemann, Public Company Accounting Oversight Board, Washington, DC

Presented by: Law and Accounting Committee and Federal Regulation of Securities Committee

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Archive

Audio, video, and materials from In The Know programs are available to Business Law Section members shortly after each webinar. CLE credit is only available to those attending the live programs.

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 applies for and ordinarily receives CLE credit for ABA live webinars and teleconferences in AL, AK, AR, AZ, CA, CO, DE, GA, GU, HI, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MN, MO, MP, MT, NH, NM, NY, NC, ND, OH, OK, OR, PR, SC, TN, TX, UT, VA, VI, VT, WA, WI, and WV. 

The ABA does not seek direct accreditation of live webinars and teleconferences in FL, ID, ME, NE, NJ, PA, RI, and WY. Some states allow attorneys to earn credit through reciprocity or self-submission. View accreditation information for your state.

The ABA will seek credit for this program in the states indicated on this page.  The ABA will seek 1.5 hours of CLE credit in 60-minute states and 1.8 hours of CLE credit in 50-minute statesCredit hours granted are subject to each state's approval and credit rounding rules.

New York: This transitional/non-transitional CLE program is approved for newly admitted and experienced NY attorneys in accordance with the requirements of the New York State CLE Board for 1.5 New York CLE credits.

All attorneys may click here to view additional MCLE information for your jurisdiction.

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 quiana.nesbit@americanbar.org.