2018 Business Law Seminar
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9/14/2018
When: Friday, September 14, 2018
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Where: Gallup Riverfront Campus
1001 Gallup Dr
Omaha, Nebraska 
United States


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MCLE Accreditation
NE MCLE Accreditation #160786 (Regular/live); #160787 (Distance learning). 6 CLE hours
IA MCLE Accreditation #301070 (Regular/live); #301069 (Live webcast). 6 CLE hours

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Registration Fees
$390 - Regular registration
$300 - NSBA dues-paying member
Free - Law students

Optional Fees
$45 - Attending Seminar Want Printed Materials (added to registration fee)
$95 - Printed Materials Only (not attending seminar)

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Mergers and acquisitions are increasing and as a lawyer you need to be ready to provide M&A clients with the advice necessary so they have an appreciation of the issues that could affect the transaction, including understanding issues related to: tax considerations, preliminary agreements, employee benefits, intellectual property, securities, and bankruptcy. At this seminar M&A experts will identify and discuss the major issues that may arise, trends affecting, and strategies for managing M&A transactions.

8:30 am    Welcome and Introductions

8:45 am    Tax: Tax Considerations in Deal Structures
Jesse Sitz, Baird Holm LLP

9:30 am    Business: Preliminary Agreements - Key Issues in Letters of Intent, Term Sheets, Confidentiality Agreements and Investment Banker Engagement Letters
Dennis J. Fogland, Baird Holm LLP

10:00 am   Break

10:15 am   Business: Anatomy of a Purchase/Merger Agreement
Shannon Fallon, Cline Williams Wright Johnson & Oldfather, LLP; David Routh, Cline Williams Wright Johnson & Oldfather, LLP

11:15 am   Labor and Employment: Key Diligence and Transition Issues with Employee Benefit Plans and Dealing with Potential Successor Liability Issues
John Schembari, Kutak Rock LLP

12:00 pm   Volunteer Lawyers Project Presentation
Carol Cleaver, NSBA Volunteer Lawyers Project
  12:15 pm  Lunch (included with your registration)

1:15 pm    Intellectual Property: IP Valuations and IP Basics for Business Transactions
Rebecca Bortolotti, Advent IP; Scot Ringenberg, Suiter Swantz IP

2:00 pm    Securities: Dealing with Tender Offers in M&A Transactions
Irina V. Fox, Creighton University School of Law

2:45 pm    Break

3:00 pm    Business: Purchase Price Adjustments and Earnout Provisions
Amber Preston, Baird Holm LLP; Victoria Sitz, Husch Blackwell

3:45 pm    Bankruptcy: Dealing with Distressed Sale Transactions Inside and Outside of Bankruptcy
Brian Koenig, Koley Jessen PC, LLO; Patrick Turner, Stinson, Morrison Hecker LLP
Randy Wright, Baird Holm LLP


4:30 pm    Networking Reception
                 Sponsored by the NSBA Business Law Section