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Tricks and Traps in the Assumption of Liabilities in Transactions (Telephone)
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This program will provide you a practical guide to drafting for the assumption and limitation of liabilities in business and commercial transactions. The program will cover the mechanics of assuming debt in a deal, how it is identified, negotiated and documented. The program will discuss the related issue of how “bad conduct” carve-outs in indemnification and other limitation of liability provisions can practically defeat limitations on liability if the carve-outs are not carefully drafted.

7/19/2016
When: Tuesday, July 19, 2016
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

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MCLE Accreditation
Nebraska Activity #126177, 1.0 hour CLE

This program will provide you a practical guide to drafting for the assumption and limitation of liabilities in business and commercial transactions.  The program will cover the mechanics of assuming debt in a deal, how it is identified, negotiated and documented. The program will discuss the related issue of how “bad conduct” carve-outs in indemnification and other limitation of liability provisions can practically defeat limitations on liability if the carve-outs are not carefully drafted.  Successor liability in business transactions and techniques to avoid it will also be covered in detail. This program will provide a real-world guide to handling debt and liabilities in transactions – identifying liabilities, negotiating and documenting their transfer or other treatment, and avoiding successor liability.

  • Drafting for the treatment of debt and other liabilities in business and commercial transactions
  • Mechanics of identifying and documenting the assumption of liabilities
  • Common law theories of successor liability and techniques to limit it
  • Drafting “bad conduct” carve-outs in indemnification and limitation of liability
  • Practical risks of care-out language being over-expansive and defeating liability protection
  • Common mistakes in the treatment of liabilities in transactions
Steven O. Weise is a partner in the Los Angeles office Proskauer Rose, LLP, where his practice encompasses all areas of commercial law. He has extensive experience in financings, particularly those secured by personal property.  He also handles matters involving real property anti-deficiency laws, workouts, guarantees, sales of goods, letters of credit, commercial paper and checks, and investment securities.  Mr. Weise formerly served as chair of the ABA Business Law Section. He has also served as a member of the Permanent Editorial Board of the UCC and as an Advisor to the UCC Code Article 9 Drafting Committee.  Mr. Weise received his B.A. from Yale University and his J.D. from the University of California, Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Law.

To Register:
Cost $89.00

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  • Click “Login to add to cart” button at the bottom of the program page
  • This will take you to the log in page, FIRST time users will need to create a user name and password that is separate and distinct from any information you may have used for the Nebraska State Bar website
  • Please be sure to use the attorney name and contact information of the person who is to receive the CLE credit
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  • The final step is to click “Submit Payment”
  • At this point you will receive an email confirmation of the purchase
  • The day before the Program you will receive the dial in information and program materials
  • We will submit the program participation information to the Nebraska State Bar Association within 48 hours of the program completion

If you need additional information on your CLE credits please contact:
Sara Weber, Nebraska State Bar Association
(402) 475-7091 ext # 131; sweber@nebar.com

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