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2016 Bankruptcy eConference

UT Law's outstanding Jay L. Westbrook Bankruptcy eConference is one of the premier bankruptcy programs in the nation. The eConference provides an in-depth focus on current issues and topics in business and consumer bankruptcy with presentations from a stellar national faculty of prominent judges, academics, and practitioners. Program highlights include: Professor Jay L. Westbrook leads a panel of distinguished practitioners to discuss this year’s cases in the perennial favorite, Recent Developments Business and Consumer tracks Business Track includes a discussion on the Sabine Bankruptcy decision, with Professor Owen Anderson and Judge David R. Jones, a look at the “impossibility” of third party releases in the Fifth Circuit, recent developments in Chapter 9, with Judge Christopher Klein and Sonia Colón, and Judge Craig Gargotta and Ashley Gargour present on Bankruptcy Remoteness; Consumer Track includes discussions on The Early Innings: Vesting and Surrendering Real Property, with Judge Eugene Wedoff and Tara Twomey, Ethical Issues for Debtor’s Counsel, Chapter 13 Pitfalls and Traps—Things to Watch Out For, with Ch. 13 Trustee, Pamela Bassel and Ravi Ratnala, and Judge Eduardo V. Rodriguez and Michael Baumer speak about Losing Your Exemption. Judge Keith Lundin, delivers the presentation, Trustee Duties and Liability Learn about bankruptcy in the Oil and Gas field, with presentations on Wildcatter 101—Oil and Gas Basics for Bankruptcy Professionals, Oil and Gas Environmental Concerns and Issues and Six Numbers to Remember—7, 11, 18, 22, 29, and 363: Oil and Gas Bankruptcy Exit Strategies and Realities Judge Jeff Bohm, Judge Tony M. Davis and Patricia Baron Tomasco, explore the re-characterization and subordination of equity jurisprudence and its limits present in Where Have all The Equities Gone? more »

Total Credit Hours:
16.00 | 2.75 ethics    Credit Info
TX, CA

Expires: 1/31/2019

Includes: Audio Paper Slides Slideshow

$545  

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2016 Estate Planning eConference

Professor Stanley M. Johanson’s popular Estate Planning eConference offers timely topics, lively discussion and practical advice, including: Recent Developments Affecting Estate Planning and related trending issues, taught by Professor Johanson. Learn the latest about the basis consistency rules and best practices for completing Form 8971 and reporting values on related Schedules A. Practical tips on transfer-on-death and Lady Bird Deeds. Updates on the federal legislative and regulatory environment, with a special focus on finalizing the proposed section 2704 valuation regulations. How to address practical and ethical concerns, including those raised by recent cases, rulings and regulations, in the Estate Planning Workshop. more »

Total Credit Hours:
6.75 | 0.75 ethics    Credit Info
TX, CA

Expires: 1/31/2019

Includes: Audio Paper Slides Slideshow

$275  

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2016 Taxation eConference

The Taxation eConference features an impressive slate of topics with regionally and nationally renowned speakers covering current trends, updates in tax regulation and policy, and much more. Highlights include: Gain insight into The Traps and Pitfalls of the New Section 385 Regulations, including its impact on debt pushdown strategies. The 2016 Election and Prospects for Tax Reform with Dr. Leonard E. Burman, Robert C. Pozen Director of the Tax Policy Center, Washington DC. Explore the implications of crime on the family tax return – what is the impact of criminal gain by one partner in a marriage? Review the new partnership audit rules, with an emphasis on drafting considerations for partnership and LLC agreements and other related documents. Examine the federal income tax and information reporting provisions that may apply to non-resident aliens, resident liens, and U.S. persons receiving gifts from foreign persons. Explore recent developments in federal income taxation with Professor Bruce McGovern. more »

Total Credit Hours:
13.75 | 2.00 ethics    Credit Info
TX, CA

Expires: 1/31/2019

Includes: Audio Paper Slides Slideshow

$445  

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2016 Advanced Patent Law eConference - Austin

UT Law's Advanced Patent Law eConference covers the latest developments in patent law and features a sophisticated and rich array of prosecution and litigation topics. Hear from nationally recognized faculty including senior IP counsel of major corporations, patent prosecution and litigation experts from around the nation, U.S. District Court Judges, and leading academics. This year’s program features: A review of recent Section 101 decisions their impact on shaping the Alice analysis; plus practical prosecution tips and strategies under the new USPTO guidelines Tips and strategies for practicing before the PTAB, including new rules, best practices and current trends; plus insight and tips from the perspective of former Administrative Patent Judges; An in-depth exploration of current “tensions” in concurrent proceedings before the PTAB and the District Courts; what litigators and patent owners should know and understand Recent developments in claims construction, with a focus on the latest post-Teva Federal Circuit cases and the PTAB’s claims construction rules. A continued look at the impact of Octane Fitness, including developing trends and common pitfalls A discussion on the impact of the Defend Trade Secrets Act and the America Invents Act on the protection of technology. A panel of In-House Counsel discuss the key issues around patent prosecution, litigation and licensing, the prospect of patent reform, and more. Key patent licensing strategies, with emphasis on drafting and negotiation The impact of Lexmark, Halo and Life Tech on overseas sales and recent developments in the law of patent exhaustion and foreign sales of products patented in the U.S A special presentation with Hope C. Shimabuki, Regional Director of the U.S. Patent Trademark Office’s Texas Regional Office Presentations by nationally-recognized academics—Mark A. Lemley, Stanford Law School; John M. Golden, The University of Texas School of Law; and David Hricik, Mercer University School of Law Insight from sitting U.S. District Court Judges, including Judge Robert W. Schroeder III (EDTX) and Judge Roy Payne (EDTX) and from former Judge Faith S. Hochberg on the current landscape for damages and remedies and their experiences hearing patent cases more »

Total Credit Hours:
14.50 | 1.75 ethics    Credit Info
TX, CA

Expires: 11/30/2018

Includes: Video Audio Paper Slides Slideshow

$645  

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2016 Fundamentals of Immigration and Nationality Law eConference

UT Law’s Fundamentals of Immigration and Nationality Law eConference—ideal for new entrants to the field or as a refresher for experienced practitioners—provides an overview of U.S. immigration laws, agencies and key terms. This year’s program also features a panel utilizing a common fact pattern to illustrate fundamental concepts in immigration law, including employment, family, inadmissibility/criminality and removals. more »

Total Credit Hours:
4.25 | 0.50 ethics    Credit Info
TX, CA

Expires: 11/30/2018

Includes: Video Audio Paper Slides Slideshow

$100  

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2016 Immigration and Nationality Law eConference

UT Law’s Immigration and Nationality Law eConference is ideal for practitioners of all experience levels, and provides an opportunity to learn from nationally recognized experts.  This program offers tools, forms, tips and guidance on key decision points and strategies in family-based immigration cases and employment-based immigration cases, and the increasing importance of removal and relief from removal.  Hear an opening presentation by Benjamin E. Johnson on Navigating Uncharted Waters: The Impact of the Current Political Debate on Immigration Politics and Policy.   Gain practical insight into key family immigration issues—naturalization, adoptions, preventing marriage fraud filings, documenting and proving family relationships, and current children’s immigration issues. Examine business-based immigration topics including PERM, alternatives to H1-B visas, and immigration consequences of downsizing.  Listen to a discussion on how to address “crimes of moral turpitude” in the Fifth Circuit, the process of removal proceedings and options for relief from removal, including asylum, withholding of removal and relief under the Convention against Torture.  Hear a special 40th Anniversary Presentation on The Past Forty Years: Reflections on the Evolution of Immigration Law Practice with Charles C. Foster, Harry Gee, Jr., Harry J. Joe, Robert A. Shivers and Peter D. Williamson more »

Total Credit Hours:
14.75 | 2.50 ethics    Credit Info
TX, CA

Expires: 11/30/2018

Includes: Video Audio Paper Slides Slideshow

$400  

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2016 Insurance Law eConference

The Insurance Law eConference offers a unique opportunity for practitioners of all experience levels to listen to presentations from bench, bar, risk managers, adjusters and policyholders about the latest developments in the insurance law industry.  2016 highlights include: Explore the insured’s right to independent counsel following the Texas Supreme Court’s ruling in Davalos. The View from the Appellate Bench featuring Hon. J. Brett Busby, Fourteenth Court of Appeals, Hon. Tracy Christopher, Fourteenth Court of Appeals, and Hon. Gregg Costa, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit and moderated by Robert M. (Randy) Roach Jr., Roach & Newton, L.L.P. Practical advice and tips for handling coverage litigation from the insured's perspective. The Anatomy of an Insurance Claim in Bankruptcy and what the insurance practitioner needs to know when an insured or insured person goes into bankruptcy. ​An Update on Removal, Diversity Jurisdiction and Improper Joinder with Andrew R. Kunau, The Travelers Companies. Survey Decades of Unexpected, Accidental, and Wild Changes in Insurance Law Practice with J. Mark Lawless, McGuireWoods LLP, Brian S. Martin, Thompson Coe, and Michael Sean Quinn, Attorney at Law. Examine potential losses and liability arising out of product recalls and similar incidents in Total Recall: The Ins and Outs of Coverage for Product Recalls and Chipotle-Like Incidents. Dr. William J. Chriss presents the meaning of, and etymology behind, numerous terms of art commonly found in insurance policies. more »

Total Credit Hours:
12.75 | 2.25 ethics    Credit Info
TX, CA

Expires: 11/30/2018

Includes: Audio Paper Slides Slideshow

$445  

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2016 Page Keeton Civil Litigation eConference

 The Page Keeton Civil Litigation eConference provides updates and analysis of important developments in civil litigation practice, with substantive coverage of practice tips, advocacy strategies, and important trends. 2016 Conference highlights:  Get the latest updates on Texas civil procedure, changes in FRCP, and insurance law developments Hear premier Texas litigators discuss challenges and opportunities in the arenas of damages, contorts, and alternative dispute resolution in 21st century litigation Get a Texas Supreme Court Justice's point of view on significant decisions from the past term Learn tips for handling common issues that arise in litigation in the bankruptcy court and in civil litigation affected by bankruptcy Learn what lawyers and law firms need to know about data security to avoid losing clients and getting sued Listen to important hearsay issues, with an emphasis on hearsay appearing in social and other electronic media Hear about the practicalities lawyers and courts face as jurors increasingly live online and have new expectations for access to the facts, and lawyers have new access into jurors’ lives.  Explore new opportunities in employment law for civil litigators more »

Total Credit Hours:
12.75 | 3.50 ethics    Credit Info
TX, CA

Expires: 11/30/2018

Includes: Audio Paper Slides Slideshow

$525  

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2016 Texas Water Law eConference

UT Law’s Texas Water Law eConference is the definitive gathering of presentations from regulatory agency members, water law practitioners and experts from around the state. Listen to comprehensive discussions on the latest information and developments in Texas water law and planning. The 2016 program highlights include: Unbundling Water Rights: Piloting Efforts to Apply the Australian Experience in the American West with Prof. Mark Squillace, University of Colorado Law School Experienced practitioners explore the prior appropriation doctrine in Texas following TCEQ v. Texas Farm Bureau Texas Water Development Board Chairman Bech Bruun presents highlights of the 2017 Texas State Water Plan and recent SWIFT program financing. Examine new requirements imposed by SB 660 (2011) and HB (200) in Desired Future Conditions: Will Process Changes Increase Accountability? Commissioner Jonathan K. Niermann of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality discusses A Change in Perspective: When the Lawyer Becomes the Client Case law updates highlighting key surface water and groundwater cases; as well as additional legislative developments addressing water issues. more »

Total Credit Hours:
14.00 | 2.00 ethics    Credit Info
TX, CA

Expires: 11/30/2018

Includes: Audio Paper Slides Slideshow

$500  

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2016 Water Law Fundamentals eConference

The ideal introduction for new entrants to the field or a refresher for seasoned practitioners, as well as non-lawyers, governmental officials, and engineers, the Water Law Fundamentals eConference provides an overview of Texas water law statutes, regulations, and cases, including vocabulary and acronyms necessary to understanding Texas water law. more »

Total Credit Hours:
2.50    Credit Info
TX, CA

Expires: 11/30/2018

Includes: Video Audio Paper Slides Slideshow

$100  

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2016 Essential Non-Compete and Trade Secret Law eConference

Essential Non-Compete and Trade Secret Law eConference is a program led by experts in drafting and litigating of non-compete and non-disclosure agreements.The program is extensive, providing attendees with a comprehensive overview and offering practical tips on how to avoid disputes where you can, and how to effectively resolve them when you cannot. The program also offers local insight into unique practice quirks in each city, ensuring attendees know what to expect from their local adjudicators. This practical course provides detailed written materials and is ideal for HR professionals and beginning employment lawyers, and anyone in need of a refresher on this ever-changing area of law. more »

Total Credit Hours:
7.00 | 0.25 ethics    Credit Info
TX, CA

Expires: 10/31/2018

Includes: Video Audio Paper Slides Slideshow

$300  

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2016 Government Enforcement eConference

The University of Texas School of Law’s 3rd Annual Government Enforcement eConference brings together a nationally recognized faculty for a discussion on key issues and strategies for protecting companies and executives in government investigations. Hear the latest enforcement trends, risk areas and judicial and legislative developments, as well as indispensable insight and practical advice in handling a government investigation.  Just a few of this year's program highlights include: In-House Counsel’s Effective Management of Investigations, provides key considerations for conducting and managing internal investigations and collaborating with external counsel and includes representatives from NIKE, Inc., Chesapeake Energy Corporation, and (formerly) BP. SEC Priorities: The Year Past, The Year Ahead featuring Scott Friestad, Associate Director of the SEC’s Division of Enforcement, and Shamoil T. Shipchandler, Director of the SEC’s Fort Worth Regional Office. Punishing Corporations Isn’t Enough: The Government’s Push to Prosecute Individuals, moderated by Jim Letten, Senior Counsel with Butler Snow LLP, and former U.S. Attorney, looks at the implications of the Yates Memo and increased efforts to prosecute individuals in corporate fraud cases. Surviving Internal Investigation and Prosecution with former GC of a major technology firm, Kent Roberts, discusses the dynamics of an internal investigation including Roberts’ own experience being indicted by the SEC during the options backdating scandal. Cybersecurity for Business Infrastructure with information security and cyber risk leads from Chevron and Calpine Corporation. When Bad Things Happen to Good Companies: Managing Catastrophic Environmental Risks, features EPA Regional Counsel, James O’Rourke Payne, and LyondellBasell Lead Counsel, Steve Cook, and discusses essential preparations and post-incident strategies for managing an environmental crisis. Whistleblowers: The Challenges for In-House Counsel provides key strategies and considerations for successfully navigating the challenges posed to companies by whistleblowers. Corporate Families, Board Committees and the Ethical Issues They Present with Randall M. Ebner, Assistant General Counsel with Exxon Mobil Corporations, and John K. Villa of Williams & Connolly LLP uses a hypothetical scenario to highlight the ethical problems and professional conflicts for corporate lawyers who advise companies and boards. more »

Total Credit Hours:
9.75 | 2.00 ethics    Credit Info
TX, CA

Expires: 10/31/2018

Includes: Audio Paper Slides Slideshow

$525  

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2016 Mergers and Acquisitions eConference

UT Law’s Mergers and Acquisitions eConference examines the latest deal trends, structures, pitfalls and opportunities in M&A, with presentations from nationally and internationally recognized lawyers and corporate development officers in Texas and the Southwest. Key reasons to subscribe: Learn about developments in drag-alongs and other minority shareholder squeeze-out techniques Gain insight from experienced practitioners in Texas Twists: An Essential Guide to Key Texas Law M&A Issues Explore the challenges in structuring and executing growth equity deals Rethink the common wisdom and revisit encrusted boilerplate language in M&A agreements Learn how to structure energy deals amidst today’s price volatility Explore the good, the bad, and the ugly of concepts and developments from public target deals that bleed into private target M&A Hear the latest updates on Trending Issues in Negotiation of Indemnification Agreements more »

Total Credit Hours:
10.50 | 1.00 ethics    Credit Info
TX, CA

Expires: 10/31/2018

Includes: Audio Paper Slides Slideshow

$725  

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2016 Mortgage Lending eConference

The Mortgage Lending eConference —the definitive real estate finance course of the year— presents current developments and industry trends, offers practical information on real estate lending, financing and title issues, and provides a must-have set of materials and resources.   This year’s program features: David Weatherbie's annual Case Law Update; plus significant Federal Regulatory developments, including new rules and regulations for CMBS loans and HVCRE loans A Title Insurance Update: Implications and Interpretations of Key Cases Commercial Lending Track addressing issues and hot topics including the impact of the ESIGN Act; using auctions to sell and market real estate; and the assumption of CMBS loans Residential Lending Track addressing issues and hot topics including TRID and residential disclosures; the current CFPB loss mitigation rules; residential bankruptcy issues and forms; and eviction issues.   A look at trends in bankruptcies and restructurings in the real estate sector. Essential technology tips for keeping and enhancing your practice—including Thirty Tech Tips for Your CREF Practice and Managing Cyber Liability Presentation on The Future of the Legal Profession with Hon. Lora J. Livingston more »

Total Credit Hours:
15.25 | 2.25 ethics    Credit Info
TX, CA

Expires: 10/31/2018

Includes: Audio Paper Slides Slideshow

$525  

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2017 Advanced Administrative Law eConference

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Available: 11/1/2017 (estimated)
Expires: 10/31/2018

$475  

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2017 Essential Employment Law eConference

Essential Employment Law is a one-day HR program led by employment law experts Vianei Lopez Braun and Connie Cornell, and is designed to provide overviews and updates on issues related to Texas employment law. Content is extensive and exhaustive with topics ranging from employment-at-will to discrimination issues, wage and hour violations, retaliation, FMLA, changes in employment law impacting compliance efforts and more.  This practical course provides detailed written materials and is ideal for HR professionals and beginning employment lawyers.

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Available: 11/1/2017 (estimated)
Expires: 10/31/2018

$295  

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2017 The Car Crash eConference

The Car Crash Seminar is the ULTIMATE program for practitioners of all experience levels. In-depth fundamentals take you from initial client contact through trial or settlement. Come away with the definitive set of resource materials including sample forms. Enhance your car crash knowledge. Regardless of your experience level, you don’t want to miss this program.

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Available: 11/1/2017 (estimated)
Expires: 10/31/2018

$425  

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2016 Advanced Texas Administrative Law eConference

The Advanced Texas Administrative Law eConference brings together members of the judiciary, as well as regulatory and academic communities, to discuss the latest legislative and case law updates, rule changes and other timely topics.   2016 program highlights include: Discussion of significant administrative law cases issued during the last year, plus updates on open government legislation, motions for rehearing, governmental immunity, and developments at the State Office of Administrative Hearings Exploration of hot topics, including the Use or Abuse of Social Media by Texas Administrative Agencies, Data Breaches, and Contracting after the 2015 Legislative Session Agency Spotlight: Employees Retirement System of Texas with Porter Wilson, Executive Director Top Ten Tips for Drafting Legislation with Erin Smith of the Texas Legislative Counsel A deep dive into the rules and rulemaking, including a panel discussion on Rules and Rulemaking: The Need and Prospects for Clarification of Procedural Requirements and the Opportunities for Substantive Challenges Hon. Suzanne Formby Marshall moderates the annual unscripted round-robin discussion among members of the judiciary, featuring Hon. Jeffrey S. Boyd, Hon. Jeffrey L. Rose and Hon. Amy Clark-Meachum more »

Total Credit Hours:
13.50 | 2.50 ethics    Credit Info
TX, CA

Expires: 9/30/2018

Includes: Video Audio Paper Slides Slideshow

$400  

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2016 Essential Employment Law eConference

The Essential Employment Law eConference is a program led by employment law experts Connie Cornell and Michael W. Fox, designed to provide overviews and updates on issues related to Texas employment laws. Content is extensive and exhaustive with topics ranging from employment-at-will to discrimination issues, wage and hour violations, retaliation, FMLA, changes in employment law impacting compliance efforts, and more.  This practical course provides detailed written materials and is ideal for HR professionals and beginning employment lawyers. more »

Total Credit Hours:
8.00    Credit Info
TX, CA

Expires: 9/30/2018

Includes: Audio Paper Slides Slideshow

$245  

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2016 Gas and Power eConference

The 15th Annual Gas and Power eConference features timely topics relevant to the gas and power industry in light of the changing landscape of rules, regulation, legislation, and environmental requirements. It, offers essential information on the latest industry and market climate and provides a must-have set of materials and resources.   2016 Institute highlights: Chris Reeder, Husch Blackwell LLP, Austin, TX, provides Texas Case Law and Regulatory Updates that significantly affect the Texas gas and power industries. Hear a Federal Energy Policy update with James Hoecker, Hausch Blackwell LLP. Nicolas Borda, Haynes and Boone, LLP, Mexico City, provides a primer on the Mexican Energy Market and leads a panel of Mexican energy experts on Opportunities and Challenges of Implementing Gas and Power Projects in Mexico. Learn how new market dynamics are creating opportunities and challenges for both buyers and sellers as Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) continues toward commoditization. An overview of the state of global cybersecurity, power industry cybersecurity, and what your company and legal teams can do to help. Craig R. Enochs, Reed Smith LLP, explores issues attorneys should be aware of when negotiating contracts with governmental entities and the ethical issues that can arise when doing so. Rebecca Rentz, Winstead PC, provides an update on methane regulations and air quality developments, including how 2016 ozone levels to date may impact EPA’s final ozone nonattainment designations. Hear a brief CFTC regulatory update, and peek into the future as we contemplate the potential impacts of this year’s presidential election, with Phil Lookadoo, Haynes and Boone, LLP. Gain insight into how bankruptcy is impacting the gas and power industry with A Bankruptcy Primer for Creditors and Contract Counterparties in the Gas and Power Industry and a panel presentation Bankruptcy In the Gas and Power Industry more »

Total Credit Hours:
12.00 | 2.00 ethics    Credit Info
TX, CA

Expires: 9/30/2018

Includes: Audio Paper Slides Slideshow

$525  

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