Resources for New Business Lawyers
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Business Law Section CLE
Explore over 500 on-demand CLE programs covering every business law practice area, developed and presented by legal experts, including a large selection of programs that focus on the fundamentals of business law.
Back to the Basics: A Nuts-and-Bolts Refresher on Legal Ethics Conflicts of Interest, Conflict Waivers, and Engagement Letters
This program will explore - from a legal ethics and risk management perspective - current, former, and prospective client conflicts of interest (under Rules 1.7, 1.8, 1.10, and 1.18 of the ABA Model Rules of Professional Conduct) and how to address conflicts through conflict waivers.
What’s Real, What’s Fake: The Right of Publicity and Generative AI
Within intellectual property, generative AI is poised to have a big impact on the right of publicity. This article explores key issues for practitioners.
Seven Tips for Better Technology Services Agreements
This article highlights key tips for counsel acting on behalf of users in negotiating technology services agreements, from future-proofing your agreement to incorporating vendor proposals.
Business Law 101 — What You Should Know about Uniform Laws
Uniform Law Commissioners demystify uniform laws, how they're created and enacted, and opportunities to get involved in this Business Law 101 video.
Business Law 101 — What You Should Know about Banking Law
Learn about the “bad boys” of bankruptcy—shocking cases, such as a debtor who fled with huge diamonds, that illustrate interesting points of bankruptcy law.
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